“Trouble at Trio Farm”: Farmer Freda Three lives at Trio Farm and sells fruit and vegetables from her farm shop, but one day a four legged thief broke into the shop and ate most of her apples and turnips. Help Ernie Eight the Policeman and Freda play detective and solve the mystery of the missing fruit and vegetables.
Trouble at Trio Farm introduces numbers and how they relate to everyday situations. This book focuses on the number three, simple addition, subtraction and incorporates an interactive number pad to help your child learn to count the fun way using characters from Number Town.
Enjoy listening to this fun & lively children's iReader story book featuring a beautiful narrative performance by Sharon Hunter and Daryl Scobie. 978-0-9806737-6-0
* “Read to me”. Full narration with manual or automatic page turning.
* “Read it myself” Show or hide text with a simple touch.
* Text highlights as you read.
* Interactive Number Town Map. Touch objects to hear a description.
* Listen to the Number Fun Song.
* Read along to beautiful narrative performance by Sharon Hunter and Daryl Scobie.
* iPhone & iPad compatible ireader.
* A Real Book Too - See Amazon Link http://amzn.to/JZXlBE
About Tilly’s Number Town
This series of stories is aimed at pre-school children exploring numeracy in everyday situations. Following National Curriculum Key stage 1. Maths, Geography, Science, Language, Team work and Cooperation.
Number Town is a unique, numeracy-based approach to mathematics for 3-6 year old children . Its information-rich Number Image concept transform plain black numbers into child-friendly pictogram characters, who live in an imaginary place called Number Town.
By translating number facts into engaging stories, children are motivated to listen, to think, to remember and to learn. These stories explain counting, addition, subtraction, sequence, time, shapes, movement and simple multiplication quickly developing the building blocks of early years mathematics. Join “Little Tilly Two” and all her friends in Number Town.
Using number characters like Sally Seven the Sports Star or Policeman Ernie Eight and actions to teach numeracy is supported by scientific research. The Number Town approach is also in-line with research on memory techniques and the way we learn. (mnemonics) Each Number Town character has a recognisable personality living in a realistic environment where maths is used in every day life. By integrating maths into real life situations provides children with a motivating framework for learning speaking and listening.
These simple stories about the Number Town characters and their lives, engage attention, develop listening & speaking skills and expand children’s awareness of numeracy skills. Subjects such as geography and science and their close relationship with mathematics are explored.
© Jane Hague 2010, ISBN 978-0-9806737-6-0 www.123numberfun.com
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Recommended Ages: 1-3, 4-7, parent