When I am using this, I first have the child choose the small card that matches the picture on the placemat. I ask him/her what the picture is showing then have him/her complete the sentence. For some, I just have them imitate the sentence until they can do this part on their own.
There is something about velcro that gets kids engaged in an activity! I have also paired this with my Verb Flashcards for extra practice and carryover. Think your kids would enjoy this activity? You can download it in my TpT store here, or enter below for a chance to win a copy!a Rafflecopter giveaway