Use these captivating Buddy Bear books in your circle time or for individual work. Learners interact with every page as they place vinyl-cling stickers and answer the questions.
- Engage in spontaneous communication
- Develop early comprehension and literacy skills
- Develop joint attention and social reciprocity
- Learn new vocabulary through associations
The stories are perfect for youngsters in early intervention, including those with autism and developmental delays. Simple sentences with a repetitive story format build language and early literacy skills. The adorable artwork is uncluttered. The stickers are stored in the book and keep their cling with a wipe of a damp cloth.
Each durable book targets one specific theme and nine associations.
- Buddy Bear Helps Mama Bear
Buddy Bear mops the floor.
What goes with a mop?
A bucket goes with a mop.
Additional associations: bed/pillow, chair/table, broom/dustpan, shelf/books, toy/toy box, trash/garbage can, robe/slippers, thank you/you're welcome
- Buddy Bear Has Fun
Buddy Bear paints a picture.
What goes with paints?
A brush goes with paints.
Additional associations: crayons/coloring book, shovel/pail, boat/life jacket, bat/baseball, computer/mouse, piggy bank/money, game/dice, movie/popcorn
- Buddy Bear Likes Animals
Buddy Bear likes the bird.
What goes with a bird?
A nest goes with a bird.
Additional associations: hamster/cage, frog/lily pad, spider/web, dog/bone, mouse/cheese, fish/fish bowl, rabbit/carrot, bees/honey
- Buddy Bear Gets Ready for School
Buddy Bear combs his hair.
What goes with a comb?
A hairbrush goes with a comb.
Additional associations: soap/washcloth, toothbrush/toothpaste, toilet/toilet paper, pants/shirt, socks/shoes, pancakes/syrup, coat/hat, books/book bag
- Buddy Bear Goes on a Picnic
Buddy Bear has a fork.
What goes with a fork?
A spoon goes with a fork.
Additional associations: picnic basket/blanket, salt/pepper, peanut butter/jelly, hot dog/ketchup, bread/butter, crackers/soup, cookies/milk, fun/friends
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The kids with Autism don't just like Buddy Bear, they love him! They can't get enough. I sometimes use Buddy Bear books as a "reward" for participating in open activities. It is not unusual for the kids to want to read one Buddy Bear book after another. There have been times when a child is having a difficult time or a bad day, but I can always count on Buddy Bear to get the child to participate. They love Buddy Bear so much I usually have to make sure we save some of the books for "next time." Buddy Bear makes the children laugh and request "more" like no other product I've seen.
Karen Kruse, SLP
Lake Zurich, IL
Our son is 6 and on the Autism Spectrum. We cannot say enough good things about the Buddy Bear books and software products. We started with the Yes/No books, then onto the software and have never been disappointed or frustrated.
Darlene Rizzotti, Parent