Fun, colorful, and teacher-approved, Get Ready for School Connecting Cards let kids create their own words, sentences, and equations in endless combinations! Get Ready for School Connecting Cards: Pre-K Sight Words is the perfect, portable companion to Black Dog's best-selling Get Ready for School book series. The 36 sturdy, double-sided, full-color cards are designed with tongue-and-groove notches at either end so they can connect together in any combination a child can imagine. Get Ready for School Connecting Cards: Pre-K Sight Words helps young children recognize the most commonly used words in the English language, such as "the," "to," "and," "you," "it," "in," "said," and "for." Learning to recognize these high-frequency words is an important first step in learning to read. Kids can: *Trace the letters with their fingers while saying the word out loud. *Arrange the words in alphabetical order. *Connect cards to create simple phrases or short sentences. Get Ready for School Connecting Cards: Pre-K Sight Words is the perfect way for kids to develop problem-solving and decision-making skills that are essential for the first year of school and throughout their lives.