Instant, systematic, and engaging! These ready-to-use activity mats give young children the focused practice they need to really learn early concepts and develop fine-motor skills. Each mat targets one of eight basic colors and eight shapes, or offers practice with simple patterns. Skills include identifying colors and shapes; tracing, drawing, and matching shapes; reading and writing color and shape words; recognizing and creating basic patterns; as well as following directions. Great for independent work, centers, and homework!