We know kids can be tough on classroom manipulatives so we made them tougher!
NOTE: THESE TOOLS WILL LAST 3+ YEARS MINIMUM IN YOUR CLASSROOM. Ultra-durable/Waterproof/Tearproof/
Each DeskMATE comprises 2 pieces: Desktop Guide & Animal Graphic
Ruler – labeled in CM and INCH – measure objects around the class – incorporate simple math.
Alphabet – trace lines for fine motor skill development.
4 Zones of Regulation – evidence-based “feeling zones” used as an emotional/behavioral guidance tool.
Dry Erase Nameplate – Students become an “official” park ranger for…
Alphabetized Animal Pals – fun animals that match their names with the corresponding alphabet below – mnemonic tool.
Durable & Cleanable – safe cleaning with alcohol, soapy water, or any other district-approved cleaner
Words of Inspiration – each animal contains a unique short saying that empowers by instilling positive behaviors and confidence.
Unique Animal – found from different habitats around the world – students can choose who to represent and identify with.
Promotes Psychological Well-Being – adds color – familiar/natural scenery boosts moods – our environments can raise or lower our stress levels!
Waterproof and Tear-Resistant. Deskmates can be taken outdoors for your outdoor classroom!
Zero Footprint – Takes up no extra classroom wall or floor space
We really want to help make this transition back to school to be a positive and engaging experience for all children and teachers. Thank you to all the teachers whos collective feedback made this product possible.
- Reward positive behavior with your own system like GBG Good Behavior Game.
- Quick and easy messages of encouragement right on their very own personal desk.
- Motivate students to pursue a variety of goals, from homework to good behavior, sticker badges, dry erase area to personalize with name, numbers or anything you want!
- Customize your DeskMATES with your own behavior management/character system. PBIS, Virtues, or the Pillars of Character in any areas with dry-erase or permanent markers.
Another popular product with animals…
YOGA Animal Hopscotch