Lucy in the city: a story about developing spatial thinking skills

By: Dillemuth, Julie
Contributor(s): Wood, Laura [Illustrator]
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Washington, D.C. Magination Press 2015Description: 38 p. Photographic platesISBN: 9781433819285Subject(s): Space perception | Stories - Children | Spatial thinking skill | PsychologyDDC classification: 820.93561 Summary: One night, Lucy the raccoon follows her family out of their den, headed for the best garbage bins in town. Distracted by a jar of peanut butter, she gets separated from her family. How will she ever find her way back to her family and her cozy den? With the help of a friendly owl and his bird's-eye view, Lucy tunes in to the world around her and navigates herself home! Reading this book with your children will help them develop their own spatial thinking skills — how we think about and understand the world around us and use concepts of space for problem-solving. Early exposure to spatial concepts can help foster this type of cognitive development in children and boost their math and science learning as they progress through school. http://www.apa.org/pubs/magination/441B171.aspx
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One night, Lucy the raccoon follows her family out of their den, headed for the best garbage bins in town. Distracted by a jar of peanut butter, she gets separated from her family. How will she ever find her way back to her family and her cozy den?
With the help of a friendly owl and his bird's-eye view, Lucy tunes in to the world around her and navigates herself home!
Reading this book with your children will help them develop their own spatial thinking skills — how we think about and understand the world around us and use concepts of space for problem-solving. Early exposure to spatial concepts can help foster this type of cognitive development in children and boost their math and science learning as they progress through school.

http://www.apa.org/pubs/magination/441B171.aspx

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