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| Grades PreK-1
Hands-on literacy tools for developing alphabet recognition and phonemic awareness. Experts agree that building alphabet recognition and phonemic awareness directly impacts reading achievement. This robust collection of books and manipulatives provides everything you need to introduce your students to the letters and sounds of the alphabet!
Reading Rods Alphabet Kit
Use for whole-class demonstration, small-group instruction, or independent work. Grades PreK and up.
Reading Rods Alphabet Activities Big Book
Reading Rods Alphabet Books Classroom Library (156 books-6 copies each of 26 titles)
5 Reading Rods Alphabet and Phonemic Awareness Individual Student Kits with 82 rods each
5 Activity Flipbooks
5 Activity Trays
Teacher's Resource Guide
| Grades PreK-2
Boost phonological awareness, phonics, and print concepts! Use letter and picture Rods to isolate initial, medial and final sounds, recognize uppercase and lowercase letters, and reinforce letter sequencing in simple words.
108 Reading Rods
25 letter and picture cards
24 Activity Cards
It's lunchtime in the rainforest and Frida is collecting letters for her little ones! Spin the letter spinners, search your nest card for a match, squeeze the matching alpha-fruit with the toucan squeezers, and place it in your nest. Find four alpha-fruits in a row first and you win, but look out for the lion—he'll feast on your fruits! Fill your nest with four fruity letters first to win the game.Grades Pre-K+/Ages 4+.
Hot Dots Tots promotes a life-long love of reading with interactive board books that feature simple, engaging plots and age appropriate activities. With Teaching Bear as the guide, these sturdy books help your child easily grasp concepts such as: making comparisons; recognizing emotions; identifying colors, objects, shapes, and numbers; identifying family members, parts of the body, and more! Unique Hot Dots technology allows the child to touch the Teaching Bear directly on the correct answer picture to get a positive response. Each set includes two books + Teaching Bear.
| Grades PreK-5
Four fairy tales featuring princesses, every little girl's favorite. Tales made interactive with new Magical Talking Wand. Retellings
of classic princess stories including:
Rapunzel, The Princess and the Pea,The Frog Prince, and The Twelve Dancing Princesses. Encourages parent-child interaction with rich, engaging stories children will want to read again and again. Develops early learning skills important for school success. Ages 3+
Four favorite, "must-know" fairy tales made interactive with—Ollie, the Talking, Teaching Owl! Retellings of classic fairy tales include: The Gingerbread Man, The Elves and the Shoemaker, The Ugly Duckling, and Jack and the Beanstalk. Encourages parent-child interaction with timeless tales children and parents will want to read over and over again. Develops early learning skills necessary for school success. Ages 3+
Stamp letters, the alphabet, words, and sentences with these high-quality rubber stamps! Each set comes in a durable, clear plastic storage case. Sets include punctuation marks .
Provides a sweet way for students to learn the alphabet. Scoop the letters up with the spatula and place them in the correct spot to practice fine-motor skills. Includes baking sheet puzzle with 26 uppercase letter cookies for alphabet fun. Baking sheet measures 12" x 8". Cookies measure 1 1/2".
Learning letters has never been so fun! Colorful, realistic groceries provide a fun way to introduce early language skills and inspire hours of imaginative play. Each of the 26 groceries is labeled with a letter, word, and colorful picture. Great for reinforcing letter recognition, everyday vocabulary, and creative role-play. Cartons measure 6 1/2", jars measure 4".
Practice letter recognition and beginning sounds while reinforcing fine-motor skills. What side will they land onTM The side featuring an uppercase letter or the other with a lowercase letter and an imageTM This clever spin on the time-honored abacus provides 3 engaging ways to learn the alphabet! Measures 13 1/2" x 8 3/4".
Stack and match uppercase and lowercase letters to complete the colorful pictures. Each letter has a corresponding image that builds early letter recognition, vocabulary, and matching skills. Blocks are made of durable, easy-to-clean plastic and measure 21/2" x 21/2".
| Grades PreK-PreK
Ready, set, care for your pet! Perfect for encouraging role play while teaching children about the responsibilities associated with caring for pets. Includes plush puppy, dog bed, dog bowl, bone, brush, and a can of dog food. Puppy measures 6"H.
| Grades PreK-K
Promote readiness with hands-on literacy!. Utilizing the same color-coded, interlocking design as our popular Reading Rods, these oversized manipulatives feature the letters of the alphabet and corresponding pictures. Jumbo Reading Rods introduce prekindergarten and kindergarten students to the key literacy skills they need to begin reading.
Includes 140 Jumbo Rods (3 sets each of 26 alphabet Rods, 2 sets each of 26 picture Rods, and 10 blank Rods), a Jumbo Reading Rods Floor Mat, 1 Reading Rods Alphabet Activities Flipchart, 2 Activity Flipbooks, and a Teacher's Resource Guide, all stored in VersaTote Storage Containers and 2 mesh bags. Grades PreK-K.
| Grades PreK-12
Enhance tactile and sensory awareness! Reach into the barn and identify favorite barnyard animals by feel-vinyl flaps over the opening ensure you can't peek! Match the adult to the baby for extended learning and play. Includes 4 animals (cow, duck, horse, and pig) in two sizes and 1 barn. PreK-12 , Ages 2-12
Alphabet soup has never been so much fun! This bowl is full of 26 colorful noodles, from A-Z , to practice the alphabet and color recognition. Enjoy a hearty serving of alphabet fun in every spoonful! Letters measure 1 1/4"—1 1/2"H. Grades PreK-12 , Ages 3-12
By Jennifer Prior. This resource illustrates effective ways to develop strong family-school partnerships and shows teachers how to help parents use early-literacy skill-building strategies at home. Includes more than 30 reproducible family letters in English and Spanish, ideas and materials for take-home backpack activities, and family literacy workshops. Softcover. 160 pages. Grades PreK-2.
| Grades PreK-3
Measuring fun--inch by inch!. A puzzled inchworm and her friends are on a quest though the vegetable garden, learning about fractions and measurement. Hardcover. 32 pages. Grades PreK-3.
Linking letter cubes are a versatile tool for teachers and families to help build reading skills. Use these during whole group time to demonstrate the word of the day, or the daily message.
42 Blue consonant cubes
12 Red vowel cubes
1 Blank blue cube
1 Blank red cube
21 Light blue picture cubes
5 Pink picture cubes
Blue cubes represent consonants and the red cubes represent vowels. There are 2 of each letter so you can build words.
Picture & Letter Cubes
Each picture on the light blue cubes starts with a consonant, and the pink picture cubes all have pictures of things that start with a vowel. Each picture cube is 4 sided and each picture starts with the same letter.
Uppercase & Lowercase Letters
All letter cubes have 2 capital letters and 2 lowercase letters.
WHAT TO TEACH
Letter sounds, names, forms, shapes, and sequence
Identify rhyming words
Isolate initial, medial, final letter sounds
Match initial, medial, final letter sounds with pictures
Make spelling a kinesthetic activity. Use letter tiles to teach the alphabet and spelling. Students can match letters, put words in alphabetical order, build short or long words, and sort.
Build letter recognition and phonemic awareness
Help students understand letter patterns and rules
Perfect for individual or group learning
Dividers included in tote for easy storage and sorting
8-10 of each letter
Each tile is 3/4" x 7/8"
Packaged in a plastic tote
Activity tray (60050) not included
| Grades PreK-4
Help students develop spelling and word formation with Roll A Word dice. Simply roll the dice and let the letters guide you. Roll the dice and view the upper face, then group dice together to form words. Choose the dice you want to use and the best dice to start your word. Includes 10 dice and 1 handy carry sack.
Let these friendly farmyard creatures teach counting to your students!. Barnyard buddies can be used for unlimited sorting and counting activities. Mama and baby animals are made of soft rubber and are packed inside a convenient storage bucket. Soft rubber animals measure 1" to 1 3/4".
144 friendly farm animal counters
Snap together color-coded pieces to build upper- and lowercase letters. Four students can work simultaneously to build the same letter, as each letter can be built multiple ways. Builds pre-writing and fine motor skills.
88 construction pieces
13 double-sided Activity Cards
Colorful puppy friends snap together and pull apart to make rhyming words. Set includes 10 heads and 10 tails that can be mixed and matched to make over 55 words. Start by matching colors and identifying letters, then move on to building three-letter rhyming words. Great for reinforcing fine motor skills. Includes a sturdy storage bucket with handle. Each pup measures 4"L x 2"H
Recognize shapes, colors and more with these locking, interchangeable pieces. Matching uppercase and lowercase letters is a snap with these two-piece gators! Each color-coded gator is marked with an lower- and uppercase letter on the head or tail. Use the color to help make an alphabet match!
Double-sided to include all 26 letters
13 each of heads and tails, marked on both sides, a complete gator measures 5"L x 1½"H
Plastic storage jar
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