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 - 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.
Help children develop speech and language skills by letting them watch themselves and others form sounds and words. Lightweight, distortion-free, Plexiglas mirror is freestanding, perfect for speech therapy practice and development of self-awareness. 11 1/2" x 9 1/4".
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. 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.
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.
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.
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. 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.
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 »
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.
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.
PreK - Grade 1. Build a caring classroom environment with songs about sharing, friendship, special days, and more. Sturdy flip chart and CD has 25 adorable songs, a great resource all year long to enliven and enrich circle time. Approximately 20"H x 15"W.
Perfect for paired reading exercises, this acoustical telephone allows students to work together and help each other learn. Also useful for one-on-one time with parents, teachers, or tutors. Dishwasher safe and battery free. This unit is fund certified for Title 1 and Reading First. Set of 4.
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.
Handy chart makes it easy to practice and assess student comprehension! Packed with focus questions, this quick flip makes it easy to practice and assess student comprehension. Handheld, spiral-bound chart. 16 pages.
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.
Student's progress easily from one unit to the next, using a combination of pictures and text to discover how English works. It consists of a total of 20 units arranged in groups of five. The first four units have students practice as they learn and contain words and phrases to be learned in that unit, together with pronunciation guide. At the end of each unit a story which uses the language that has just been learned is presented. The fifth unit in each group is designed to reinforce the language… More »
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.