LANGUAGE & LITERACY / Speaking & Listening Skills
Help students strengthen their listening skills through various classroom kits and activity sets. Products also include an early listening game set, flip chart and CDs, portable speech mirrors, and more.
Grades K & up. Transform reading practice into a multi-sensory learning experience. All children will benefit from beginner readers, to children with speech disorders. Increase the opportunity of maximum reading comprehension by involving three senses: sight, sound, and touch. Hold like a telephone and hear the sound amplified through the earpiece. Perfect for every child in your classroom! Colors may vary.
Grade K & up. The WhisperPhone® Solo is a hands-free, acoustical voice-feedback headset that enables learners to focus and hear themselves ten times more clearly as they learn by processing language aloud. Provide your students with this valuable reinforcement. This unit is fund certified for Title 1 and Reading First, dishwasher safe, reversible for either ear and battery free. Available separately or in a set of six.
4 years & up. Spark children's creativity as you encourage building and storytelling. The very large set lets children build settings, models and characters as big as their imaginations! After they construct together, children will tell and listen to stories, enhancing their language development along the way. Storage box included. 1,207 pieces.
4 years & up. Unleash children?s imagination with 21 unique LEGO® characters taken from real-life, make-believe and history. Watch as they immerse themselves in an exciting and inspiring world of role-play, collaborating with others as they play games and bring their stories to life. 213 pieces.
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.
Grades K & up. The Toobaloo is an educational tool designed to provide auditory feedback for reading and speech development. Hold and speak into the Toobaloo like a telephone and hear the sound of one's own voice amplified through the earpiece. All children will benefit from beginner readers to children with speech disorders. Colors may vary.
This Portable Speech Mirror supports the development of speech and language skills. Children observe the reflection of themselves and their peers as they practice forming sounds and words. Use this freestanding mirror as an engaging learning aid for speech therapy practice and encouraging self-awareness. Mirror is lightweight, distortion-free, and made of Plexiglas. Measures 11.5" x 9.25".
3 years & up. Everybody loves a challenge! Help children build confidence and achieve success with fun 2-piece puzzles that hone their skills at their own pace. Only matching pieces fit together, so children can learn by trial and error. Present short and long vowel rhyming words with photo sound cues. Photos for real-life learning. Durable, 3" x 3" pieces come in a sturdy storage box. Includes 24 two-piece puzzles, 48 pieces in all.
4 years & up. Learn how to follow multi-step directions while learning positional words and rhymes. Includes 20 picture cards, 40 double-sided activity cards, and double-sided spinner. Largest objects measure 3"H.
4 - 7 years. Explore the look and tone of emotions as kids match narrative statements to photographs of children's faces showing different expressions. To play, students listen to the sounds on the CD and place tokens on the images of their game cards that match what they hear. Each game set includes 12 game cards (5 1/2" x 8 1/2" each) with 8 photos per card, 120 game tokens, an audio CD, and directions in English, Spanish, and French. It also supports NCTM and NAEYC standards.
3 years & up. Enhance early language development with rhyming magnets. Children will enjoy matching real images on any magnetic surface. Set includes 30 magnets and storage bag. Magnets measure 3" x 3". Easel sold separately.
4 years & up. Close your eyes and listen to the sounds from outside. Do you hear a car going by, a cricket chirping, or kids playing in the pool? Fun to play while developing your listening skills. Includes 12 photographic game boards, 120 game tokens and an audio CD. 1-12 players.
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 »
4 years & up. Have you ever heard a duck quack, a bee buzz or a rooster crow? Sharpen your listening skills as you listen to the fun farm sounds. Includes 12 photographic game boards, 120 game tokens, and an audio CD. 1-12 players.
4 years & up. Can you recognize a whistling teapot, a ringing telephone or a door opening. Develop listening skills while having fun hearing sounds around the house. Includes 12 photographic game boards, 120 tokens and audio CD featuring common sounds heard at home. 1-12 players.
3 years & up. Children will develop literacy and math skills while enjoying hands-on interaction with farm foods, equipment, and animals. This set includes language cards that encourage conversation and expand vocabulary. Multiple sorting boards, and 24 picture tiles promote grouping, sorting, alphabet knowledge, and phonological awareness. A 12 page activity guide is included with numerous learning opportunities in all domains.
Grade K & up. WhisperPhone® Select is a team-based, direct-to-ear product designed to allow a teacher to monitor and model word pronunciation during guided reading activities. Turn the dial to provide easy take-your-turn discrete communication between teacher and student. Select also provides a setting that creates teams of two students for paired reading. Accommodates up to 6 users.
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.
3 years & up. Children will engage with air, land, and water transportation methods while developing valuable literacy and math skills. The included set of language cards will encourage new vocabulary, multiple sorting boards present opportunity for math skill development, transportation figurines inspire interactive play, and 24 tiles with pictures and beginning letter sounds encourage learning at all levels. A 12 page activity guide is included for learning opportunities in all domains.
3 years & up. This set of eight puppets are large with extra wide mouths making them easy for everyone to use. Both children and teachers will enjoy giving voices to their favorite animal friends and making up stories for them to follow. Animals included: bear, raccoon, leopard, dog, cat, lion, fox, and rabbit.
Match letter names to letters or match words with beginning letter sounds to letters. Includes (12) 5.5 x 8.5 game cards with 12 letters per card; 180 game tokens; an audio CD; and directions in English. Supports NCTE and NAEYC standards.
3 years & up. Children will become familiar with community helpers such as construction workers, doctors, and firefighters while developing their literacy and math skills. This toolbox includes a set of language cards that introduce new vocabulary, multiple sorting boards for math activities, a set of community helper figurines for engaging dramatic play, and 24 tiles with pictures and beginning letter sounds to encourage language and literacy at all levels. Add the accompanying book set (item… More »
4 years & up. Evidence-based discussion meets critical thinking in this engaging card set. Even the youngest students will respond to prompts that boost speaking, listening and writing skills. Includes 40 double-sided cards with rich real-life photos on one side and 4 thought-provoking questions on the reverse. Cards measure 8"L x 8"W. Activity guide included.