The Nemours® 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 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. Included in this program: Nemours® BrightStart! Lesson Plans… More »
3 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. Measures 8 1/2" x 11". Set of 26.
4 years & up. Learning doesn't stop at the classroom door! Expand curriculum into the outdoor environment with the Out and About With Literacy Kit. This kit provides a variety of learning experiences that enable teachers to reinforce curricular concepts in a fun, hands-on way. Young learners will become comfortable with the alphabet while they develop the understanding that all spoken sounds can be represented by letters. Some of the targeted learning goals include oral language, phonemic awareness,… More »
3 years & up. This 8 page STEM Journal outlines how to utilize the scientific process in an early childhood classroom. Each of the 8 1/2" 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. 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. 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. 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. Promote letter recognition and phonemic awareness while refining motor skills! This set of 52 rubbing plates includes 26 plates with upper and lowercase letters, and 26 plates with images to match each letter. Handy tray provides for organized storage.
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 journaling, 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 1/2" 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 1/2" 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 1/2" 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!
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.
3 years & up. Children can practice skills independently on a convenient, individual chalkboard. This 9" x 12" hardboard-backed chalkboard has writing guidelines on one side and the other side is blank. Chalk is sold separately.
3 years & up. Children can practice skills independently on the convenient, individual chalkboards. These 9" x 12" hardboard-backed chalkboards have writing guidelines on one side with the other side blank. Chalk is sold separately.
Birth & up. These plush little friends with soft fabrics and embroidered faces are sized perfectly for infants and toddlers! This set includes a Frog, Duck, Mouse and Owl hand puppet. Each puppet is approximately 5 1/2"H. Machine washable. Puppet features may vary from those shown.
Display up to 9 puppets at graduated heights for easy selection at story time. The wire design has rounded wire prongs which won't tear fabric or scratch fingers. 15"Lx10 1/8"Dx13 3/4"H. Puppets not included.
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 moveable arms and legs. They have permanently stitched features and are made of soft plush durable polyester that is easy to clean and maintain.