2 years & up. Children can create dough objects to put on the dough mats! Each mat has a letter and corresponding object for children to make and place on the mat. These mats are a wonderful and engaging way to incorporate literacy and fine motor skills. Activity card(s) included Gently wipe clean with a damp cloth, air dry. Measures 8.5" x 11". Set of 26.
3 years & up. Develop letter recognition and build fine-motor skills at the same time with this fun floor puzzle! Learning the ABC's will be F-U-N with these whimsical letters and colorful, real-life photos. Children will love the up-close, vivid images representing all the letters of the alphabet. This large 24-piece real photo puzzle is made of extra-thick durable cardboard with a wipe-clean surface. Puzzle insert included. Measures 24" x 36". Made in the USA.
3 years & up. Support fine motor skills as you introduce beginning writers to eight basic writing skills in a fun and engaging way. Real images encourage children to establish familiarity with the strokes necessary for early letter formation. The 16 double-sided thick and sturdy dry-erase pages are bound at the top to allow for easy flipping and accommodates both right- and left-handed writers. Eraser and dry-erase pen are sold separately.
3 years & up. Develop skills in sequencing, memory, observation, and logic with 12 sets of four-step sequence stories. Includes 48 thick and durable real-image picture cards, activity card, and storage box. Pocket chart sold separately.
3 years & up. This 8 page STEM Journal outlines how to utilize the scientific process in an early childhood classroom. Each of the 8.5" x 11" pages provide a space for children to draw pictures along with developmentally appropriate lines to write text as they utilize the scientific method. Perfect addition to any science center! Set of 10 journals.
3 years & up. This inviting journal supports a variety of skills including fine motor, literacy, and memory. The 32 page journal offers several tips and ideas on journalism, explain how and why we journal, and how to extend the experience for children. Each page is blank to encourage drawing, writing, or a combination of both. Journal measures 8.5" x 11". Set of 10 journals.
4 years & up. This inviting journal supports a variety of skills including fine motor, literacy, and memory. The 32 page journal offers several tips and ideas on journaling, explain how and why we journal, and how to extend the experience for children. The pages have a blank area to encourage drawing and two developmentally appropriate line spaces for the emergent writer. Journals support D'Nealian™ and Zaner-Bloser™ writing styles. Measures 8.5" x 11". Set of 10 journals.
3 years & up. Invite children to tell their story in their own individualized book with these journals for children. The 8.5" x 11" journals serve as wonderful self-discovery tools and provide a template for children to create their own self-portrait along with 8 writing prompts for kids to help them draw/write their own story. Set of 10. Great for back to school!
3 years & up. Spanish number, letter, color, and shape words are beautifully represented in these vivid real-photo floor puzzles. These 24-piece puzzles are made of extra-thick, durable cardboard with a wipe-clean surface. The shapes puzzle shows eight shapes labeled in Spanish and represented by everyday items. The number puzzle shows the numeral along with the Spanish word represented with families of different sizes. The alphabet puzzle shows both upper and lower case letters with a picture… More »
3 years & up. Enhance early language development with these Rhyme Time Practice Early Literacy Magnets with Pictures. Each magnet contains an early vocabulary word with a corresponding image. Children will enjoy matching rhyming words on any magnetic surface. The set includes 30 magnets and a storage bag. Easel sold separately. Measures 3"L x 3"W.
3 years & up. These sturdy, over-sized lacing and tracing letters support eye-hand coordination, visual discrimination, letter recognition, and fine motor skills! Color-coded vowels for easy identification. Each letter is 4.5"L x 3.75"W. Includes 26 uppercase and 26 lowercase letters with 16 laces.
Early introduction to learning just got more fun with this flashcard deck that grows with the child! Beginning with letter recognition to color-coded vowels for more advanced learning, these flashcards follows children on their own spelling journey. Cards are made of durable material for long time use. Set includes uppercase and lowercase letters with 26 cards in each. Letters are of the English alphabet.
3 years & up. Pre-writing activities help young children, as well as older children with special needs, to build fine motor skills, and the language to talk about shapes and patterns. This app/software helps develop and consolidate such skills and supports the early development of good letter formation. Select a pebble from the array and watch its pattern created by the fish in the rock pool. Trace the track of the bubbles with your finger, watching your pattern appear. Choose the same or a… More »
3 years & up. Learning to form lowercase letters consistently and accurately is an important step to developing fluent handwriting. This absorbing and innovative app/software is a fantastic way to help children develop these skills. Choose a letter, hear its sound, watch a helpful creature draw it in the sand, and hear the letter name. Now try to draw the letters in its tracks, watching your trail form as you do so. Choose a new letter or select the tide to come in and sweep away your attempt… More »
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 »
3 years & up. Multi-touch literacy explorations promote collaborative learning and development of letter recognition and pre-writing skills. Each exploration compliments a hands-on learning tool for early learners. This software will reinforce letter recognition of both upper and lowercase letters. Select a pair of letter stones, hear their name and sound and watch them to see if they match. If a pair is found, they remain face up. If not, they turn back over. Great for working memory. Available… More »
The Nemours® Reading BrightStart! Complete Program for Early Literacy Success, Level 2 is an intensive and engaging supplemental curriculum specifically designed to teach foundational reading skills to beginning readers, especially those who are struggling with early literacy concepts. The Level 2 program guides beginning readers towards mastery of foundational reading skills without fear of failure. This exciting program implements Response to Intervention (RTI) in K-1 classrooms and is the… More »
3 years & up. Engage young minds and inspire literacy explorations with Alphabet Bingo! Combining learning with fun, this hands-on alphabet game reinforces early literacy concepts, like letter recognition and letter sounds, through play. Young learners will love playing this game with classmates while supporting their own reading and writing development. Up to 20 players with 26 calling cards and tokens included. Ideal for use in both small and large group settings.
2 years & up. Come join the fun as you learn with the Kaplan Kids. Add excitement to circle time, storytelling, language lessons and more. Our adorable puppets have their own personalities plus they include diversity and inclusion. Each puppet is 14" long with a working mouth, and movable arms and legs. They have permanently stitched features and are made of soft plush durable polyester that is easy to clean and maintain.
Display up to nine puppets at graduated heights for easy selection at storytime. Add this convenient puppet stand to any dramatic play area to display all the puppet options for your children. The wire design has rounded wire prongs which won't tear fabric or scratch fingers. With this puppet stand children can always see the smiling faces of their puppet companions. Puppet Stand measures 13.75"L x 6"W x 15"H. Puppets not included.
3 years & up. Literacy and Math with Zoo Animals. This exciting set will provide your preschooler with plenty of entertaining educational options when learning about the 26 letters of the alphabet and numbers 0 through 10. An 8-count pack of crayons and a container of dough are also included to make learning more hands on. A safari animal puppet is also included. Activity card(s) included.
3 years & up. Children will be able to express their feelings and emotions by using the How Do I Feel Journal. Each journal contains 16 pages with alternating writing prompts on each page and a large area to draw. These journals are great for children who are learning to tell their story through pictures, are beginning writers or have been writing for a while. Set of 10. Each journal measures 8.5" x 11".
3 years & up. With 21 stunning photographic images of families and individuals, this diverse flannel set will inspire children to talk about the unique features of themselves, their families, and families in various cultures. Machine or hand washable, dry on low heat or lay flat to dry.
4 years & up. Learning the alphabet and how to write are just some the most important skills children are taught, so why not make it fun! This fun and interactive kit assists in the fostering of fine motor skills necessary for writing and provides children with plenty of practice tools. The composition notebook features wide ruled sheets perfect for small hands practicing dexterity. Colorful individual cards teach letter formation, and a letter puzzle game helps in letter and sound recognition.… More »