3 years & up. Come and explore with bears, birds, and their friends with this exciting, versatile set. Includes 60 precut pieces for storytelling, color recognition, counting, patterning, sorting, and more. Includes eight-page lesson guide.
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 »
PreK & Up. These clever pebbles are an ideal tool for building interest in letters and sounds in a wide variety of contexts, including sand, water, and discovery play. This expanded set provides opportunities for word building. Each set includes a storage container and teacher's guide. Set of 50 pebbles. Pebbles are approximately 1 1/2" in size.
3 years & up. This set includes 20 opposite pairs (40 cards total, 6" x 5 1/2") for 10 different common antonyms. Each antonym is shown in two different contexts to help children understand different situations. Storage box and activity guide.
3 years & up. My Little House multisensory felt book opens into a three-dimensional playhouse! All four panels have Velcro® at the top and along the sides, allowing children to put the house together all by themselves. My Little House takes kids on a creative adventure and promotes developmental language skills while having fun along the way. The 36 felt pieces included with the house are colorful and vibrant. The layout of the book is unique as well. Every element of the inside design of… More »
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.
3 years & up. Stunning animal photo cards encourage students to create stories while improving speaking, writing, listening, and key critical thinking skills. Includes Activity Guide and 40 double-sided cards with rich, real-life photos on one side and thought-provoking questions for both students and teachers on the reverse. Cards measure 8"H x 8"L.
3 years & up. Develop phonemic awareness and vocabulary with this set of 16 visually appealing rhyming pebbles. The durable stones provide a fantastic tactile way for children to learn as they sort and match eight rhyming pairs. Stones measure 2".
4 years & up. Build your literacy skills with Rhyming & First Words Dominoes by Junior Learning. Learn rhyming words and simple vocabulary by matching them to the correct corresponding images. Win the games by getting rid of all of your dominoes first! Each tin includes 28 dominoes. Purchase as a set or individually.
2 years & up. Perfect for budding young minds! These blocks are a wonderful educational toy for those who use American Sign Language to communicate. Touch the two embossed sides on every block - children can use their fingertips to trace the clean, European-style font that accompanies every letter. Non-toxic. Made from Michigan basswood. Handmade in the USA. Includes 28 blocks. Each block measures 1.75".
3 - 7 years. Get ready for school success with this educational tablet for children featuring reading, math, spelling, science, logic, geography, creativity, and more!! Whether your little scholar is in preschool, kindergarten, or first grade, he or she will love the 150+ preloaded apps, eBooks, songs, and videos. These apps combine progressive challenge with playful creativity using exciting activities, charming animations, and audio praise. Tablet is 7" wide.
Birth - 5 years. This User's Guide will help professionals administer the CHELLO, a reliable, field-tested observation tool for assessing the early literacy environment in home-based child care settings. The guide contains explicit instructions on conducting the observation, photographs that illustrate successful and unsuccessful environments, practical strategies to support literacy development in home-based settings, and information about the psychometric properties of CHELLO. This manual is… More »
Developed by the nationally respected expert who helped establish Reading First and Early Reading First, CHELLO is the only observation tool specifically designed to rate the early literacy environment in home-based child care settings. A reliable, field-tested tool derived from the bestselling, classroom-focused ELLCO, CHELLO has been carefully tailored to assess environments that include children of all different ages, from birth to 5 years. Administrators, program directors, and researchers will… More »
These highlight reading strips help children focus on one sentence at a time. Includes 30 strips in three colors; magenta, neon yellow and electric blue. Great for children with learning disabilities. 9"L x 3 1/2"W x 1"H.
PreK. This newly revised three-part observation record toolkit assesses environmental factors in early literacy and language development and helps administrators, principals, supervisors, program directors, and teachers gather important information needed for improving classroom quality, building appropriate literacy programs, and assisting in teacher development. The ELLCO is valid and reliable and is a perfect tool for Reading First and other literacy grants. With this new edition of the assessment… More »
Grades K - 5. Each write-on/wipe-away card contains critical thinking activities that promote active learning for success! Contains 50 language arts cards and 50 math cards, each printed with a standard on one side for easy planning and progress tracking. A free online resource guide provides a standards matrix, recording sheets, and an answer key.
Grades PreK - 5. The TAG You're It! kits allow schools to easily keep parents engaged in their child's literacy development all year long. Throughout the year, teachers choose a fiction or informational text TAG You're It! card to send home to parents that correlates with classroom instruction. Families then incorporate the parent-friendly literacy strategy described on the TAG card into nightly reading practice at home. Components include: TAG You're It! Program CD Kick-Off Video, Classroom Set… More »
Children decide everyday to pretend to have a tea party, be a firefighter, open a pet store - all of these are opportunities to increase pre-reading skills. Literacy Play is packed with over 185 dramatic play activities that teach important pre-reading skills while bringing children's imaginations to life. Paperback 320 pages.
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
3 - 6 years. Designed to complement the activities in :"Learn Every Day™ : The Preschool Curriculum", this kit provides teachers with materials that support literacy development, including vocabulary development, language comprehension, and phonemic awareness. In addition, games and materials within this kit help children ages 6 and under build language and communication skills.