Tired of crumpled, ripped or chewed cards? We have the perfect accessory to keep your picture cards from getting damaged all over therapy!! The U-Play Mat is a U-shaped mat with 10 clear pockets on its surface that allows a child to sit down inside the opening of the “U” at the same time as the therapist or teacher sits on the outside. This arrangement creates an excellent setting for eye contact and face-to-face interaction in autism education, ABA therapy, Autism education or other preschool language learning. The U-Play Mat comes with 2 decks of Stages Learning Materials Photo Flash Cards — an Animal Card Deck and a Food Card Deck. Each deck has 50 cards – 25 matched pairs so you’ll do matching activities. The cards are 16cm x 14cm, and on a thick and durable card stock, with a glossy varnish that may be wiped off with a damp cloth. The cards feature a beautiful photo image with the corresponding word on one side, and fun facts related to the picture on the reverse. The fun facts serve as conversation starters to help build interaction, vocabulary, and language skills! The U-Play mat comes with an activity guide to use as a resource for therapists, educators, parents and caregivers to organize and implement an education program the usage of Dr. Jen’s U-Play Mat for Education with Stages Learning Materials Picture Cards. By the usage of the suggested activities as a reference, you’ll help your team develop a shared language to discuss the child’s educational program and handle a consistent approach all over teaching sessions. The guide is fully reproducible, so you’ll photo copy activities for families to do at home. The Activity Guide includes 19 custom designed, reproducible data sheets. Use these sheets daily to record the child’s responses and track his or her progress. The entire suggested activities in the book are easily adapted to a home, school, therapeutic, or rehabilitative setting.
DR. Jen’s U Play Mat
Mat pockets are reasonably larger than the cards, allowing cards to be placed and removed easily
Pockets are square so that both horizontal and vertical cards can be utilized
Mat is made of durable and easy-to-clean vinyl, making it great for classroom use
Card edges are rounded to avoid poking