Smooth and tactile plywood discs, colour printed on one side with beautiful clear photo realistic illustrations of our sun, Mercury, Venus, Earth, our moon, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune and Pluto. The reverse is clearly printed with the name, diameter, average temperature and distance from the sun. The chunky discs are easy for children to grip, rotate, turn over and to stand upright. There is also a hanging hole for suspending the discs like a solar system mobile.
This versatile set provides a wonderful opportunity for learning more about our amazing solar system. The images show clear details and features - perfect for discussion and improving space knowledge.
Children will enjoy playing whilst developing several aspects of learning, including descriptive language, exploring mathematical language, collaborative play, fine motor skills, imaginative play and understanding the world. Includes an informative colour printed guide in 8 languages and an A3 solar system colour poster.
Supports the following areas of learning:
• Understanding the World - the world
• Maths - number, measurement
• Communication & Language - descriptive language, reasoning
• Physical Development - fine motor skills
Size of sun: 110mm dia.
Age: Suitable from 12 months.