Early Literacy

Bring fun to literacy learning! From phonics tools and reading aids to word and sentence building activities, Kaplan’s early literacy selection includes tools for elementary readers and writers of any level.

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Beginning To Read Puzzles
Beginning To Read Puzzles
Item: 82211P
Status: In Stock
$14.95 - $56.95
Grade PreK - Grade 1. Teach basic concepts and promote early literacy with this hands-on approach to skill building. Each set contains 10-five piece, two-sided puzzles designed to meet key instructional goals. Includes activity guide. Research based!
Unifix® CVC Cubes
Unifix® CVC Cubes
Item: 97772
Status: In Stock
$20.95
Grades K & up. This set of 90 single-letter cubes feature a lowercase letter on one side and uppercase on the other. Children can practice identifying letters and easily connect the blue consonant cubes and red vowel cubes to form words and phrases. Quantities are based on the frequency of use. Included: 90 Single-letter Cubes, Plastic Storage Container, and Guide.
Big Box of Sentence Building
Big Box of Sentence Building
Item: 91570
Status: In Stock
$25.95
Grades K & up. This learning set from Carson Dellosa is perfect for educating and engaging young learners and those who learn differently. This set is excellent for developing vocab, teaching punctuation, sight word recognition, introducing grammar, and increasing fluency. Set is comprised of 250 puzzle pieces which are a part of many included games.
Compound Words
Compound Words
Item: 90832
Status: In Stock
$12.95
Grades 2 - 4. Matching provides an effective way to develop and improve student's reading and language skills. The heavy cardboard stock make these a long lasting classroom favorite. Includes 30 puzzles measuring 4.5"x3.75"
Hot Dots® Jr. Let's Master Kindergarten Reading
Hot Dots® Jr. Let's Master Kindergarten Reading
Item: 90128
Status: In Stock
$26.95
Grades K - 1. This set includes 85 kindergarten-level lessons in the areas of letter recognition,reading readiness, phonics, sight words, punctuation and grammar, PLUS 15 challenge reading lessons for advanced learners. Hot Dots® Jr. Pen (item #91112) sold separately.
Sentence Building
Sentence Building
Item: 87288
Status: In Stock
$16.95
Grades K - 2. Enhance early grammar and reading skills with sturdy, interlocking cards that cover parts of speech, capital letters, punctuation, building sentences, and more. Tailor activities to different learning levels. Includes grammatically color-coded cards (55 word, 4 punctuation, and 27 photo cards), game ideas, sample sentences, and teaching suggestions. Supports NCTE and NAEYC standards.
Big Box of Easy to Read Words
Big Box of Easy to Read Words
Item: 51550
Status: In Stock
$25.95
Grades K & up. Increase sight word recognition, develop phonics skills, improve fluency, build vocabulary, motivate young readers, and provide hands-on reading experiences! It includes 250 self-checking puzzle pieces -- 125 word puzzle pieces (approx. 1.5 inches x 2 inches) and 125 photo puzzle pieces (approx. 2 inches x 2 inches) and a 4-page booklet with directions, teaching suggestions, and games.
Pop for Blends™ & Pop for Word Families™ Games
Pop for Blends™ & Pop for Word Families™ Games
Item: 147928P
Status: In Stock
$10.95 - $20.95
Grades 1 & up. Literacy practice that students will love! Grab a popcorn piece and build a word with that beginning blend, digraph, or ending. Pull out a POP kernel, and all your pieces go back! For Word Families, start with 2-letter endings, then move up to 3-letter endings and rhyming practice. Each game includes 92 cards, 8 POP cards, spinner and guide (printed on box). Each measures 3"L x 3"W x 6.25"H. For 2 - 4 players Buy each game individually, or buy as a set of 2 games.
CVC Word Building Cards
CVC Word Building Cards
Item: 26800
Status: In Stock
$8.95
Grades 1 - 3. Set of 24 laminated cards with picture and color clues for children to build three-letter words with Unifix® Letter Cubes CVC Sets. Color illustrations of common objects and animals.
Unifix® Word Ladders: CVC Words
Unifix® Word Ladders: CVC Words
Item: 26784
Status: In Stock
$9.95
Grades K - 2. Children are motivated to make and break simple three-letter words with this set of 12 activity cards. Designed for use with Unifix® CVC Cubes, each word ladder requires children to complete a series of words by changing one sound at each step down. Cards are 3.5" x 16". Teaching notes and answers included.
3-Letter Word Puzzle Cards
3-Letter Word Puzzle Cards
Item: 37265
Status: In Stock
$9.95
3 years & up. The 3-letter word puzzle cards are brightly illustrated and self correcting to make learning how to spell fun! The set includes 20 puzzles and a reusable container.
AlphaMagnets Uppercase & Lowercase Letters
AlphaMagnets Uppercase & Lowercase Letters
Item: 147926P
Status: In Stock
$10.95 - $20.95
3 years & up. The letters in these sets are correctly proportioned and include more of the letters you need most - extra vowels: a, e, i, o, u; and consonants: b, l, m, r, s, t. Strong magnets on the back provide a "sure grip." color-coded with red vowels and blue consonants. Letters measure 1.5" tall. Available in Uppercase Letters, Lowercase Letters, or a set of Uppercase and Lowercase Letters.
Nemours® Reading BrightStart! The Complete Program for Early Literacy Success: Level One
Nemours® Reading BrightStart! The Complete Program for Early Literacy Success: Level One
Item: 19721
Status: In Stock
$1,099.95
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 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. Included in this program: Nemours(R )Reading BrightStart!… More »
AlphaMagnets Uppercase Class Set - 126 Pieces
AlphaMagnets Uppercase Class Set - 126 Pieces
Item: 22923
Status: In Stock
$30.95
3 years & up. The letters in these sets are correctly proportioned and include more of the letters you need most - extra vowels: a, e, i, o, u; and consonants: b, l, m, r, s, t. Strong magnets on the back provide a "sure grip." Color-coded with red vowels and blue consonants. 1.5" tall. 126 pieces.
Hot Dots® Jr. Pen
Hot Dots® Jr. Pen
Item: 91112
Status: In Stock
$13.95
4 years & up. Designed for little hands, this electronic canine pal cheers for correct answers and gently redirects children when they answer incorrectly, allowing for independent discovery. Simply press the tip down on the cards to answer. Sets of 36 colorfully illustrated doubled-sided cards (sold separately) provide 72 early learning activities each, plus answer key. Cards measure 4"H x 6"W. Requires 2 "AAA" batteries, not included.
AlphaMagnets Lowercase Class Set - 126 Pieces
AlphaMagnets Lowercase Class Set - 126 Pieces
Item: 22924
Status: In Stock
$30.95
3 years & up. The letters in these sets are correctly proportioned and include more of the letters you need most - extra vowels: a, e, i, o, u; and consonants: b, l, m, r, s, t. Strong magnets on the back provide a "sure grip." Color-coded with red vowels and blue consonants. 1.5" tall. 126 pieces. Set consists of the following letters: nine each of a,e,i,o,u, six each of b,l,m,r,s,t and three each of c,d,f,g,h,j,k,n,p,q,v,w,x,y,z.
Phonemic Awareness Books - Set of 7
Phonemic Awareness Books - Set of 7
Item: 71624
Status: In Stock
$55.95
3 years & up. This book set consists of classroom read-aloud stories that are filled with fun and rhyme. Each book features rhythmic language and familiar repetition that makes it easy to follow along. Children will recall what is to come next and feel that they are part of each story. Set of 7 books.
Phonics Readers Books - Set of 5
Phonics Readers Books - Set of 5
Item: 71616
Status: In Stock
$37.95
3 years & up. These lively rhyming stories are full of fun illustrations. Each book has simple rhyming text and phonic repetition designed to develop essential language and early reading skills. Guidance notes are provided at the back of each book. Set of 5 paperback books.
Alphabet Acorns Activity Set
Alphabet Acorns Activity Set
Item: 63754
Status: In Stock
$32.95
3 years & up. Learn letters and vocabulary with acorns! Match uppercase and lowercase letters and match color-coded figures to their appropriate beginning letter. Includes 26 two-piece acorns and 26 color-coded figures—1 for each letter! Acorns measure 2"L x 2.5"H.
WhisperPhone® Element
WhisperPhone® Element
Item: 25892P
Status: In Stock
$6.95 - $37.95
Grades K - 4. This handheld WhisperPhone® is ideal for helping young learners develop their reading and spelling abilities and for developing new language skills. Perfect for early learners and the tactilely sensitive.
Wikki Stix® Alphabet With Upper & Lowercase and Numbers & Counting Cards
Wikki Stix® Alphabet With Upper & Lowercase and Numbers & Counting Cards
Item: 147810P
Status: In Stock
$15.95 - $30.95
3 years & up. Hands-on learning that's easy, educational and fun! Colorful individual cards teach letter and number formation as children develop the fine motor skills necessary to learn to write letters and numbers. Also included in the Numbers & Counting set, are early educational activities such as counting, math concepts and simple shapes. Twist, bend, or simply press down -- no glue, no mess, and endlessly reusable! Buy the individual card sets, or buy both sets together, as a kit. Scent-Free. Made in the USA.
Learning the Alphabet and Beginning Sounds Pocket Chart Card Set
Learning the Alphabet and Beginning Sounds Pocket Chart Card Set
Item: 86595
Status: In Stock
$12.95
PreK & Up. Introduce the early literacy skills to your children with this Learning the Alphabet and Beginning Sounds Pocket Chart Card Set. This wonderful set teaches 52 beginning sounds including the alphabet and 26 blends.The full color photos make sound recognition easy. Encourage your children to practice these beginning sounds and the alphabet everyday to enhance their skills. Cards are pre-cut for immediate use. Cards fit most standard wall charts. Activity guide included. Cards measure 3" tall.
Mark My Time
Mark My Time
Item: 22211
Status: In Stock
$9.95
Record daily reading minutes at the touch of a button. Features programmable countdown timer with alarm, cumulative timer of multi-session reading, digital clock and more. Battery is replaceable. Color may vary.
Hot Dots® Jr. Beginning Phonics Cards
Hot Dots® Jr. Beginning Phonics Cards
Item: 91115
Status: In Stock
$16.95
4 years & up. 36 colorfully illustrated doubled-sided cards provide 72 early learning activities. Covers initial and final sounds, as well as rhyming words and includes an answer key. A great way to get ready for school! Cards measure 4"H x 6"W. Hot Dots® Jr. Pen sold separately.