AMAZING ANIMALS: Creative Brick Building with Step-by-Step Ideas (Play-to-Learn...With Bricks! #1) (Paperback)

AMAZING ANIMALS: Creative Brick Building with Step-by-Step Ideas (Play-to-Learn...With Bricks! #1) By Paul Bacio, Jr., Sofia Chen Cover Image

AMAZING ANIMALS: Creative Brick Building with Step-by-Step Ideas (Play-to-Learn...With Bricks! #1) (Paperback)


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The simple and fun children’s activity guide that teaches your little builders about numbers, colors, and spatial and fine motor concepts—all while they create fantastic animals out of building bricks!

The concept of this book is simple. Using the directions provided, parents and caretakers can help their children build different zoo, farm and marine animals out of building bricks. These imaginative projects will help your entire family bond as your child has fun and absorbs a number of important developmental concepts. Incorporate learning into playtime as shown in this guide—with fantastic results!

These activities will teach your children:

·      problem solving

·      fine motor skills

·      colors

·      shapes

·      counting

·      written numbers

·      simple positioning concepts

·      simple directions

·      grouping objects

This step-by-step guide helps children understand concepts like “up,” “down,” “over,” and “under.” Helpful red arrows show them exactly how to assemble each fun animal. Kids gain experience following directions and completing simple tasks.

In addition to all these important skills, kids will be able to let their imaginations run wild with the fantastic world of bricks. Encourage your children to think outside the box to make something truly spectacular!
Designer Paul Bacio and editorial reviewer Elaine Bacio have three kids—Caleb, Joy, and Abby—who absolutely love brick-building. Paul, a former youth pastor and brick-building summer camp curriculum developer, is always inspiring his children and students to branch out into building imaginative new sets and ideas. Elaine is a certified health coach and a homeschooling mom. The couple live with their children in San Mateo, California.

Cover illustrator and co-designer Sofia Chen is a fourth grader at Hugo Reid Elementary School. Sofia loves playing brick-building with Natalie, her little sister, after school—everyday. Besides playing with bricks, Sofia also enjoys drawing, playing the piano and the viola, gardening, and helping her mom fundraise money for special-needs children. She lives with her parents, project editor Ann Kositchotitana and her husband, Ronald Chen, and her little sister, Natalie, in Arcadia, California. 
Product Details ISBN: 9781682616659
ISBN-10: 1682616657
Publisher: Post Hill Press
Publication Date: May 1st, 2018
Pages: 112
Language: English
Series: Play-to-Learn...With Bricks!