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Play Smart Animal Picture Puzzlers Age 3+

At-home Activity Workbook

Gakken early childhood experts


List Price: 6.99*
* Individual store prices may vary.

Other Editions of This Title:
Paperback (5/15/2018)
Paperback (5/15/2018)


What’s the Play Smart secret? Learning should be fun!

Gakken’s Play Smart workbooks and classes have been helping children from ages 2-5 to develop important skills for more than 30 years in Japan. Now this unique, tried-and-true creative learning system is available in North America.


Play Smart Animal Picture Puzzlers 3+ is packed with 70 fun-first, thoroughly engaging, animal-based activities designed to enhance fine motor skills, focus, creativity, and problem-solving. Children ages 3 and up will have a great time playing matching games, solving mazes, tracing, counting, and more. The activities build on one another throughout the book, helping children to become more confident and independent as they go. Notes to parents on every page provide helpful directions for extending the learning. Plus, this unique workbook comes with 80+ stickers which are used in certain activities, and as rewards for a job well-done.

Gakken, 9784056300222, 70pp.

Publication Date: May 15, 2018

About the Author

*Play Smart workbooks, though new to the North American market, are the number 1 bestselling workbooks in Japan where Gakken is also well-known for running 14,000+ learning centers and pre-schools.

*Their time-tested, fun-first approach to learning is one that resonates with American parents and educators.

*The books are priced at $6.99 (versus Kumon's $7.95 books), AND Gakken workbooks come with 80+ stickers and a wipe-off game board, making them a much better value than their closest competitor.

*Gakken has more experience and success in the pre-school education space than any other publisher, and there is minimal competition targeting the 2+ and 3+ age group.

*Gakken is supporting their North American program with extensive marketing to consumers, pre-school teachers, and to stores.

*We will publicize the series on an ongoing basis to parenting and early blogs, websites, and publications.

*Animals are always a favorite with pre-schoolers.