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 »
A picture can paint a thousand words, and using these photos in a variety of activities can help stimulate the development of both oral and written language skills. Each set has 68 photos. 6" x 8" cards.
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. Available in both tablet and large-screen formats. After purchase, an access code will be sent via email; the software can then be downloaded directly onto the device.
Birth & up. This vinyl bookshelf is ideal for getting young learners involved in books and reading. The cozy look and feel invites children into the reading area, and with soft edges, this bookshelf is safe for infants and toddlers. Measures 20"H x 30"W x 24"D.
Enjoy hands-free, portable storytime on the floor, chair, table, or outdoors. Lightweight with movable flip-up extenders that support over-sized items. Expandable big book storage rack on back for additional book storage. Set up size 18"W x 15"H x 12"D. Storage size 18"W x 18"H x 2"D. Books sold separately.
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".
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.
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 »
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 »
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 »