2 years & up. Add a new dimension to manipulative play with this 40 piece set. Simply clip the edges together to create an unlimited array of constructions. Build people, buildings, animals and more. Explore symmetry versus asymmetry, discover color combinations. Strengthens design, structure and balance skills. Enhance the designs by creating them on top of a light table. Includes a build guide.
The Nemours® Reading BrightStart! Complete Program for Early Literacy Success puts teachers on the cutting edge of early literacy best practices with an exciting new approach to building reading readiness skills in struggling learners. This unique program is specifically designed for teaching early literacy skills to small groups of at-risk four- and five-year-old children, but is an effective teaching tool for all children in that age range. This exciting program implements Response to Intervention… More »
Create beanbag targets, obstacle courses, use as distance markers, and so much more! For use indoors or out, get kids up and moving in a variety of games and activities. Ideal tool for social distancing in settings with children. Each shaped set of vinyl mats comes in 6 colors. Square mats measure at 12"W, while the circles and stars measure at 9"W.
2 years & up. These durable all-rubber balls are perfect for promoting gross motor functions, hand-eye coordination, and collaborative play. Children will enjoy playing games such as four corners, kickball, hot potato, and more! Encourage your children to practice their throwing and catching skills with these classic 2-ply balls. Available separately in five different sizes: 7", 8.5", 10" 13", and 16".
2 years & up. Soft and pliable, never sticky, this dough is easy to mold, stamp and roll. Available in ten 3 lb. custom colors. Stores in a tub with a tight plastic lid. Keep dough covered when not in use.
2 years & up. Make learning more visual using these wonderful Practice Early Literacy Flash Card Set with Corresponding Pictures. This set includes everything pre-readers need to practice language and literacy skills! Each set includes flashcards to practice the alphabet, phonics, picture words, rhyming, and sight words. Encourage your children to practice these daily, individually or with a partner.
Chewy Tubes offer a safe, non-toxic surface for developing biting and chewing skills. They are latex-free and lead-free and do not contain PVC or phthalates. Therapists may select Chewy Tubes for use in treatment of individuals who are developing initial oral motor skills or rehabilitating the jaw after surgery. Youngsters seeking additional proprioceptive input into the jaw may also like biting on Chewy Tubes. Children with autism require professional supervision when using Chewy Tubes. They are… More »
2 years & up. Introduce your children to the concept of magnetism with this exciting Super Horseshoe Magnet. This magnet provides a fun way to teach students about the properties of magnets. The large, chunky size makes it easy to grasp and use. For a fun activity, provide your children with a spread of magnetic and non magnetic materials to have them discover which are attracted to the magnet. Encourage them to ask questions about concepts they're unfamiliar with.
"Lead the Way" provides short, self-guided overviews that both aspiring and practicing after school professionals need to thrive in their roles. The 24 fundamental insights and strategies can be used as professional development topics with after school program staff, laying the foundation for the program to recruit, retain, and grown effective leaders. Paperback. 120 pages.
Movement-inspiring activities reinforce good nutrition, health and motor skills! Young children learn best when they connect physical activity with learning! Up, Down, Move Around is packed with fun, simple activities that will have your children jumping, shaking, rolling, dancing, and clapping as they learn! From the Healthy Food Obstacle Course to the Bendy Bodies Stretch, children ages 3 to 6 will get moving as they learn and support an awareness of nutrition and health concepts as well as fine… More »
Many Languages, One Classroom applies the latest information about best practices to all aspects of a preschool program. Designed to fit any preschool curriculum, this book addresses state standards and benchmarks of standard quality programming. Organized by interest areas and times of the day, you'll find everything you need to help English language learners during dramatic play, outdoor play, reading, science, blocks, and circle time. Each chapter is broken down into several sections: the environment,… More »
This book contains hundreds of up-to-date service projects and ideas presented in an engaging, kid-friendly format and it has something for everyone who wants to make a difference. Features and benefits include: over 500 service learning project ideas -- from simple to large scale, the "Ten Steps to Successful Service Projects", a new sections on Internet use and school service learning requirements, step-by-step instructions for creating flyers, petitions, press releases, and more. The… More »