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10 Types of Shichida Flashcards To Buy For You Baby Or Toddler

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In your collection of Shichida materials, flashcards are the essential tool in every Shichida class, and every home practice lesson must include flashcards.

You will be using flashcards in every of your baby/toddler's Shichida lessons at home. It is the most effective way for your baby/infant to learn math. vocabulary, reading skills, expanding their knowledge, and developing the right side of the brain.

If you are looking for Shichida flashcard materials for sale online or offline, here is a list of types of flashcards you need.

Shichida Method (the most popular "right brain education" early learning school in Japan) recommends that you buy the following 10 types of Shichida flash cards.

  1. Colour (red, yellow, and blue)

  2. Shape (circle, square, & triangle)

  3. Size (big, small...)

  4. Numbers (123 and red dots)

  5. Volume (many, much, a few & a little)

  6. Space recognition (front, back, up, down)

  7. Order (first, second...)

  8. Comparison (tall, short...)

  9. Time (now, before, today...)

  10. Money (How much? e.g., a hundred Yen...)

In addition to the 10 mentioned types of flash cards,

Pictures on Thematic Topics (e.g., types of flowers, birds, vehicles, animals.) should be included in your flash card library.

Why Flashcards are Important In Shichida Method?

According to Professor Makoto Shichida, flash cards are a must-have in your home practice because

  • To give your child general knowledge

  • To activate the child's right brain. Flashing cards (at high speed / less than 1 sec)

  • Acquire instant memory. Learning is normally a left-brain memory function. When you input information at a high speed, the right brain memory is activated.

  • To connect the right and the left side of the brain. During flash card lessons, pictures/images and words are shown. Pictures are processed by the right brain, and languages/words are processed by the left brain. Flashing strengthens both sides of the brain.

To make your lesson following Shichida at home effective you have to make sure your flash card materials cover all the above "Top 10" and "Thematic Topics."

How to use Shichida flashcards effectively on your baby?
  1. Flash from 1 sec to 0.5 sec per card.

  2. Start with 50 cards for the 1st month, gradually moving up to an average of 200 cards per month.

  3. Do not repeat the same flash card set on the same day.

  4. 2 to 3 years old children generally are more active so you may need to split your lessons into 2 to 3 sessions a day or take frequent breaks.

Why Shichida flashcards are shown so fast?

According to Makoto Shichida, when your child is from 0 to 3 years old, the right side of the brain is the most dominant. By flashing the cards fast, you train the right side of the brain.

The right side of the brain is the creative brain.

This is how Shichida students develop the right brain's instant memorisation ability by flashing flashcards at 1 sec to 0.5 sec per card.

How Many Flashcards do you need to practice at home?

The biggest issue is when parent do not have enough flashcards for their Shichida lessons at home. Parents have to buy their "Shichida flashcards" online or through the Shichida schools (branded as Tensai flashcards / Shichida Tensai).

The flashcards that parents can get from the Shichida schools are quite limited and very expensive.

If your child sees new 100 flashcards every week, that will be 400 new flashcards a month. in a year that will be 4800 flashcards.

Imagine if it is 3 years? 14,400 flashcards.

Some parents show as much as 400 to 500 flashcards per lesson. just imagine how many Shichida flashcards you need.


You can start flashcards with your baby/infant at 3 months to 6 months old at home.

It is essential to cover as much variety of flash card materials as possible, and most importantly, your child must have FUN learning.

If your child is 4 or 5 years old, you can still flash cards. The technique is the same except you introduce new topics that suit their level of competencies.

In Shichida, you need many flashcards. Do not show the same flashcards too many times. Keep the lessons exciting by frequently introducing new flashcards. Lastly, "Shichida flashcards" must be shown faster than 1 second per card (preferably 0.5 seconds.)

Other than Shichida flashcards, discover more about the other right brain activities.

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