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Great for Teaching Daily Weather!
from Burnsville, MN
Comments about Funky Monkey Forecast™ Magnetic Daily Weather Set:
One thing my son has enjoyed since he was very young is doing "Calendar and Weather Time" every morning with me. A great way to discuss the date and weather for the day is with the Funky Monkey Forecast™ Magnetic Daily Weather Set from Learning Resources.It is easy to set up and is different than most calendars because the children get to really get involved because they get to dress the monkey for the weather! However, the downfall is that you must have a magnetic surface for this set to stick.Overall, this Funky Monkey Forecast Magnetic Daily Weather Set is great for the home or classroom and it really gets the children involved and interested in the weather and calendar year!
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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Classroom fun form 1-6 year olds
By Fuggs and Foach
from Boston MA
Educational games are a great tool for building foundation math and language skills that today's elementary school curriculum requires. These online learning games at Learning Resources and songs for kids are fun, teach important skills for preschool and elementary school kids. Want educational games that help build skills in math, language, science, social studies, and more then get the Funky Monkey Forecast Magnetic Daily Weather SetMonkey with the calendar and the weather on your whiteboard! Boost vocabulary and get young students actively involved by having them dress the monkey for today's weather!Set of 60 magnetic pieces includes jumbo monkey,28 accessories, 6 weather icons, 3 weather words, 7 days of the week, 12 months, and 2 blanksActivity Guide includedMonkey measures 12″HGrades PreK+My Students are big fans of this set. It's colorful, fun, and completely hands-on. This helps with many of my early learners. They love knowing that our circle time at school start with our white board to talk about the date and the weather of the day. If it's a snowy day, the kids clearly point out the monkey needs boots and a coat .This also allows each of my children in class to have hands on time at the white board during the week. I love that they children can use each part of the set throughout the year.
Great Hands-On Calendar
This is a great hands-on calendar that allows children to not only choose the month and days of the week each day, but also lets them choose from weather icons, apparel and accessories to dress the funky monkey. Heavy duty magnets are easy to move and change. Great for everyday!
Great for homeschoolers!
from Skagit County, WA
Each day for homeschool preschool we like to begin with a Bible story, prayer, a movement song, the pledge of allegiance and then calendar activities. We go over the day (today, yesterday, tomorrow), the month, and also the weather. The Funky Monkey Forecast™ Magnetic Daily Weather Set is such a big help with these calendar activities – especially when you are homeschooler.This daily weather set from Learning Resources® is the magnets only. You need to use your own white board to write the date. We punched out the magnets which was sometimes difficult for my daughter to help with. But these are heavy duty magnets so I am thankful. My daughter has fun deciding which magnets to use for the day. Depending on the weather you can dress the Funky Monkey in clothing and accessories – and for a girl like mine, that is heaven. Bright colored, durable magnets make calendar activity time quite fun. Getting her to move on to her lessons is my only hurdle.We highly recommend the Funky Monkey Forecast™ Magnetic Daily Weather Set.
Hands On and Lots of Fun!
By Erin Lowmaster
from Oregon City, OR
I recently had been looking for a fun hand's way to teach my two children age 2 1/2 and soon to be five years old about the calendar as well as our weather. I wanted something to display in our school area that could easily be changed up daily. I found a few calendars here and there but they weren't cutting it as I wanted the weather listed too! I needed an all in one and something that would be exciting and boldly catching the eye and interest of children. This is when I discovered a fantastic educational set from Learning Resources that could do all I wanted and more super easily!Funky Monkey Forecast™ Magnetic Daily Weather Set has 60 pieces which includes one funky monkey, twenty-eight accessories for any and every season, six weather icons, three weather words, seven days of the week, 12 months, and two blank pieces. The Monkey is 12 inches in size and fits nicely in a corner side of my large white board. The magnets I found to be very durable and quite strong yet still easy enough for little ones to move and manage on the magnetic surface of choice. There's a helpful activity guide in this set as well as exclusive down-loadable content to be found on the Learning Resources website.My children are big fans of this set. Need I say more? It's super colorful, fun, and completely hands-on. They get really excited knowing that each of our school days start with a trip to our white board to talk about the date and the weather we are having. If it's a rainy day, the kids clearly point out the monkey needs his rain coat, I then let the kids take turns putting the correct attire on the monkey. They have a blast and never forget to make sure that we also add the correct weather icons on the board too.Activities suggested with the guide that comes with the set include all sorts of fun ways to use the set whether as an extension or just to calender each school day. You can really use this set in all sorts of way from teaching a younger child about colors pointing out the monkey's clothes to teaching an older child the days of the week. The set overall promotes awareness of surroundings, observation, vocabulary, and problem solving skills. It's a great set not just for learning about weather but about the months of the year and days of the week, all are very important skills for children to master.I was so impressed with this magnetic set from Learning Resources that I'm already looking into picking up a few more for my white board! I highly recommend Funky Monkey Forecast™ Magnetic Daily Weather Set for home or school use for children ages 3 and up!
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