Early Literacy

Kaplan has almost a hundred reading, listening, and activity sets to assess students' auditory perception and discrimination as well as their reading comprehension skills.

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Small Mirror Letters
Small Mirror Letters
Item: 63827
Status: In Stock
$22.95
3 years & up. Set of 26 laser cut double-sided mirror lowercase letters, made from highly reflective acrylic. A sensory manipulative for children to experience as they feel, see, play with and trace around. Perfect for light play and sand and water experiences. All pieces come with a small hole at the top so they can be strung up to create mobile displays
Wikki Stix® Multi-Use Manipulative Kit
Wikki Stix® Multi-Use Manipulative Kit
Item: 22811
Status: In Stock
$24.95
3 years and up. Wikki Stix® Learning Toys are the original - trusted by parents, schools, and teachers everywhere. Wikki Stix® are more than a craft toy and more than a learning toy, they're a fun interactive teaching tool! Soft and pliable, Wikki Stix® are easy to use and do not contain gluten, latex, nor any nuts or nut by-products. They are made of non-toxic wax, like that found in bubble gum and lipstick, along with basic hand-knitting yarn. Kit includes 192 colorful 8" Wikki… More »
Fun-to-Know® Puzzles
Fun-to-Know® Puzzles
Item: 17133P
Status: In Stock
$11.95 - $34.95
3 years & up. Help children build confidence and achieve success with fun 2-piece puzzles that hone their skills at their own pace. Sturdy, durable 3" x 3" pieces with self-checking design and real images. Available individually or in a set of three.
Language Builder Photo Cards - Picture Nouns
Language Builder Photo Cards - Picture Nouns
Item: 47525
Status: In Stock
$154.95
The Language Builder Picture Noun Card set is a tremendous tool for teaching key language concepts to preschool age children; children and adults with autism, developmental delay, or speech/language delay; or to anyone first learning or re-learning basic language skills. This 350 card set includes stunning, child-pleasing, bright, photographic images from nine basic categories (animals, foods, vehicles, furniture, clothing, toys, everyday objects, shapes, and colors). This is the only flashcard… More »
Lunii My Fabulous Storyteller - Children Craft Their Own Audio Stories
Lunii My Fabulous Storyteller - Children Craft Their Own Audio Stories
Item: 36253
Status: In Stock
$89.95
3 years & up. Audio stories where the child is the hero! Children craft their own stories by choosing the key elements; characters, objects, and locations for a fun and engaging adventure to begin. Awaken creativity, develop language skills and build vocabulary. Storyteller comes with 48 stories with hundreds more available to download in seven different languages. Battery-powered, rechargeable via micro-USB cable (included). Lightweight and measures 6.5"L x 3.5"W x 1.5"H.
Happy Architect - Fairy Tales Storytelling Set - 44-Piece Set
Happy Architect - Fairy Tales Storytelling Set - 44-Piece Set
Item: 63772
Status: In Stock
$104.95
3 years & up. Creative play and storytelling all rolled into a beautiful set of wooden toys. Children will enjoy hours of open-ended, interactive play while learning about the popular fairy tale characters in this Happy Architect set. Includes 44 total pieces: 12 plywood pieces (largest approximately 10" and smallest 8") and 32 wooden character pieces printed front and back. Children can use the interactive design of the houses, huts, bridges, and castle to pretend and play and bring… More »
Fox in the Box - Rhyming and Positional Words with Activities
Fox in the Box - Rhyming and Positional Words with Activities
Item: 63755
Status: In Stock
$32.95
4 years & up. Introduce rhyming words and positional words with this engaging Fox in the Box - Rhyming and Positional Words with Activities. Children will learn how to follow multi-step directions and critical thinking with this set of fun activities. For extra learning encourage your children to identify the colors of the objects on the cards. This set includes 20 picture cards, 40 double-sided activity cards, and a double-sided spinner. The largest objects measure 3"H.
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.
Feels-Write Uppercase Letter Stones
Feels-Write Uppercase Letter Stones
Item: 63520
Status: In Stock
$85.95
3 years & up. These tactile stones offer an engaging, multi-sensory way for young children to practice correct letter formation. Each stone is carefully engraved to provide important sensory feedback. Starting at the green dot children will enjoy tracing each letter shape with their finger - over and over again - building important motor-memory skills. The set contains 26 letter stones, 3.5" - 6" long, and an activity guide.
ABC Picture Boards
ABC Picture Boards
Item: 63388
Status: In Stock
$21.95
4 years & up. Extend literacy skills with 13 double-sided boards with familiar illustrations and 52 colorful uppercase and lowercase letters for matching. Sturdy wooden construction. Encourages letter, word, and color recognition while promoting matching, memory, and fine motor skills.
BrainBox® Memory Builders - ABC
BrainBox® Memory Builders - ABC
Item: 63345
Status: In Stock
$18.95
3 years & up. This fun and game enhances cognitive and memory skills as it helps preschoolers recognize objects that begin with each letter of the alphabet as well as common consonant blends. Players study the pictures-and-facts side of the card for 10 seconds, and then flip to the other side to see how many questions they can answer. Includes 55 cards, a sand timer and a die.
BrainBox® Memory Builders - Pictures
BrainBox® Memory Builders - Pictures
Item: 63344
Status: In Stock
$18.95
3 years & up. This fun game enhances cognitive and memory skills and features illustrated pictures of preschoolers' favorite topics. Players study the pictures-and-facts side of the card for 10 seconds, and then flip to the other side to see how many questions they can answer. Includes 55 cards, a sand timer and a die.
Letter Construction Activity Set
Letter Construction Activity Set
Item: 63343
Status: In Stock
$42.95
3 years & up. Snap together color-coded pieces to build uppercase and lowercase letters. The perfect tool to practice letter recognition and increase fine motor skills. Set includes 60 pieces of straight lines, curves, C-curves, hooks, and dots for letter building; 13 double-sided activity cards with step-by-step directions; and activity guide.
Color Bears & Other Stories Felt Set - 60 Pieces
Color Bears & Other Stories Felt Set - 60 Pieces
Item: 63331
Status: In Stock
$23.95
3 years & up. Come and explore with bears, birds, and their friends with this exciting, versatile set. Children can improve their fine motor skills through pushing and pulling the felt items on and off the board. Set includes 60 precut pieces for storytelling, color recognition, counting, patterning, sorting, and more. Set also includes eight-page lesson guide.
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!
Reading & Math Jumbo Workbook for Grade PreK
Reading & Math Jumbo Workbook for Grade PreK
Item: 73038
Status: In Stock
$14.99
Grade PreK. This workbook has 300 skill-building pages that give young learners practice with the alphabet, sight words, handwriting, counting, numbers, shapes and everything they'll need to succeed as students. Includes: free stickers and certificate of achievement, instant assessment test to check progress, and a free web link to great learning games. This workbook is teacher approved to support classroom learning. 320 pages.
Wooden ABC 123 Stamp Set
Wooden ABC 123 Stamp Set
Item: 93951
Status: In Stock
$22.95
4 years & up. Contains 71 stamps in uppercase and lowercase letters, numbers, symbols, punctuation marks, and a 4-color stamp pad. Activity pad also included. Features: deluxe wooden letter and number stamp set with 25 stamp-and-learn activity book; includes 71 wooden-handled upper- and lowercase letters, numbers, symbols, and punctuation stamps, four-color washable ink stamp pad, great for creating personalized cards, art projects, book covers, and more; encourages fine motor skills, language… More »
Jumbo Language Learning Cards with Real Pictures - Differing Abilities
Jumbo Language Learning Cards with Real Pictures - Differing Abilities
Item: 91163
Status: In Stock
$15.95
3 years & up. Expand your classroom?s language skills with these Jumbo Language Learning Cards with Real Pictures. These learning cards depict children of differing abilities. Use these cards to have a discussion with your class about diversity and inclusion. These high quality cards are great for promoting empathy, compassion, and understanding. Each set includes eight photos on high-quality cardstock and a teacher guide. Cards measure 17''L x 22''W.
Lowercase Alphabet Pebbles - Set of 26
Lowercase Alphabet Pebbles - Set of 26
Item: 91139
Status: In Stock
$32.95
PreK & Up. These clever pebbles are an ideal tool for building interest in letters and sounds in a wide variety of contexts. Appeal to children's natural instinct to explore, investigate, sort and collect. Ideal for early word building. Each set includes a storage container and teacher's guide. Set of 26 pebbles. Pebbles are approximately 1.5" in size.
Rhyming Pebbles Enhance Phonemic Awareness and Vocabulary - Set of 16
Rhyming Pebbles Enhance Phonemic Awareness and Vocabulary - Set of 16
Item: 90550
Status: In Stock
$32.95
3 years & up. Develop phonemic awareness and vocabulary with this set of 16 visually appealing rhyming pebbles. The colorful illustrations provide children with a fun way to learn sounds and phonics. Durable stones provide a fantastic tactile way for children to learn as they sort and match eight rhyming pairs. Pairs address the following sound families, -ag, -an, -ap, -at, -ing, -og, -ot and -ug. Stones measure 2".
Rhyming and Learning First Words Dominoes Game - 28 Dominoes
Rhyming and Learning First Words Dominoes Game - 28 Dominoes
Item: 147021P
Status: In Stock
$15.95 - $29.95
4 years & up. Improve your child?s literacy and vocabulary skills with these exciting Rhyming and Learning First Words Dominoes Game. Children will love to learn and match the dominoes as they try to win the game. Each domino is complete with a photographic element to correspond with the word. These dominoes promote individual learning, logic, and reasoning. This dominoes set includes 28 dominoes with a tin for easy storage. Purchase as a set or individually.
Big Box Sorting & Classifying
Big Box Sorting & Classifying
Item: 89184
Status: In Stock
$25.99
3 years & up. Develop early grouping and classification skills with this of learning puzzles. Incudes 250 real photo puzzle pieces for easy recognition and retention, and a 4-page booklet that includes directions, teaching suggestions, and games. Puzzle pieces measure 2.2" x 2.2".
Pre-Writing Stones - Set of 12
Pre-Writing Stones - Set of 12
Item: 87731
Status: In Stock
$53.95
3 years & up. Build key foundations for letter formation with these natural looking stones, each one with a different pattern. As kids trace over the patterns from left to right, learning how to make shapes, the stones provide the sensory feedback needed to take the first steps in writing. Develops fine motor skills and the language necessary to talk about shapes and patterns. Also use them to make impressions in clay or dough, or use with sand, rice, and paint as part of a sensory tray. The… More »
Practice Early Literacy Flash Card Set with Corresponding Pictures
Practice Early Literacy Flash Card Set with Corresponding Pictures
Item: 62127
Status: In Stock
$21.95
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.