The instructional book SIGNS, FIGURES AND GRAPHICS is based on a series of games-exercises with which children of 4-7 years can learn while having fun, gaining new and more complex painting and manipulation knowledge and skills. The structure of the play-activities offered to children is based on a detailed educational tour, which respects and to develop specific needs and abilities typical of childhood. What for an adult may be perceived as an easy and banal exercise, for a child can appear a difficult task to achieve since the ability to concentrate and function capabilities of children are still little developed for both intensity, duration, and complexity of mental strategies adopted.
Also, in general, children live in their own fantasy-symbolic world which characterizes the everyday experiences. So, it is important that each child can have the necessary time and motivation to realize the proposed activities and internalize them in his own mental world.
The game-exercises of SIGNS, FIGURES AND GRAPHICS develop the following concepts and topics:
1. DEVELOPMENT OF ATTENTION AND VISUAL LOGIC
2. DEVELOPMENT OF COMPETENCE: GRAPHIC EXPRESSION AND IDENTIFICATION OF GEOMETRIC SHAPES
3. DEVELOPMENT OF ATTENTION BY THE ACQUISITION OF GRAPHIC AND PRE-WRITING COMPETENCIES
4. DEVELOPMENT OF COMPETENCIES IN THE ORGANIZATION OF VISUAL PATTERN AND LOGICAL-SPATIAL ORIENTATION.