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  • Item #: 029378
    ISBN: 9780742401402
    Retail: $22.99
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    This curriculum guide for young children is crammed with a multitude of fun, educational activities to teach them about many different subjects while they learn their alphabet. The book is organized by the alphabet, with activities and reproducibles accompanying each letter. For example, the book begins with "A," which is introduced by a large capital "A," which children are invited to cover with "Aa's" they find in magazines or newspapers. The next page offers a couple of lines for them to practice printing upper and lowercase "A's" along with coloring pictures of related objects. Then it's on to the pages of activities. First there is a language arts page, which holds suggestions for such things as vocabulary words, fingerplays, recommended books, learning directions, and comparing. Then comes the math page, which introduces activities like sorting animal crackers, making patterns, and mathematical concepts like more and less. Next is social studies, which for "A" is themed around Agriculture and Farming. Children may create a farm scene, learn about farm animals, make butter and farm animal crackers, make a farm print, and learn about vegetables. On the science page, children will learn about air by finding ways to "see" it, like making simple sailboats and pinwheels, and experimenting with air. For two all-time favorite subjects of young children, art and music, there are also activities supplied. Children will enjoy making alphabet block prints, making personalized art display holders, painting aquariums

    and learning about mixing colors while creating abstract paintings, and singing "A" songs while getting acquainted with a couple of instruments. The last topic covered in each letter is gross motor/games. This page offers some games and activities to put children's energy to good use. They'll play the Alert and Auto Dodge games, learn aerobics, act like the animals, and practice being acrobats. On the backside of each activity page are reproducibles offering up reproducible activities such as coloring, matching and arranging. Some of these pages also hold the patterns needed to complete the activities suggested in the book. This same format continues for each letter of the alphabet. A total of over 600 activity suggestions, 130 reproducible games and patterns, and 50 alphabet identification pages are contained in this 320 page book. - Melissa

  • Item #: 043323
    ISBN: 9781596730267
    Retail: $21.99
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  • Item #: 039727
    ISBN: 9781589473508
    Retail: $3.99
    Rainbow Price: $3.45
    This workbook will have your child practice organizing information, classifying, sequencing, completing picture analogies, and solving logic puzzles.
  • Item #: 033413
    Retail: $33.50
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    Set includes a slide whistle, jingle stick, finger cymbals, rhythm sticks, recorder, maracas, kazoo, castanet, triangle set, and tone block. Instruments are made of wood, metal, and plastic. Packaged in a reusable cardboard storage box with handle.
  • Item #: 043317
    ISBN: 9781596730298
    Retail: $21.99
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  • Item #: 043318
    ISBN: 9781596730274
    Retail: $21.99
    Rainbow Price: $15.25
  • Item #: 003721
    ISBN: 9780742416246
    Retail: $15.99
    Rainbow Price: $7.21

    This little kit presents a fun, colorful introduction to numbers. A thin write and wipe book invites students to count their way from one to ten. Each page showcases a different number, although the pages themselves are very similar. They contain a colorful scene with many different objects representing the number (three little frogs, three porcupines, three flowers, three dragonflies, etc.) which students can count. A guided line in the middle offers a place for students to practice writing the number. At the bottom of the page, children are encouraged to place the appropriate number of frogs (using the included frog counters) on the pond or log. Another couple of pages offer more counting activities, and the last spread in the book features a fun counting game. Kit includes the write n' wipe book, a write n' wipe pen, ten frog counters, and a 0-10 spinner housed in a sturdy box complete with a handle. – Melissa

  • Item #: 051227
    Retail: $15.99
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    This jumbo pack of flashcards is perfect for your little learners. There are four packs of cards: Rhyming, Alphabet, Counting 0-25, and Shapes & Colors. Each pack has 50 or more cards and uses colorful graphics, aligns with learning standards, and each set comes in their own box so they don’t get all jumbled up. – Laura

  • Item #: 057585
    ISBN: 9781782352013
    Retail: $4.99
    Rainbow Price: $3.95
  • Item #: 029217
    ISBN: 9781620021521
    Retail: $4.99
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  • Item #: 043319
    ISBN: 9781596730304
    Retail: $21.99
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  • Item #: 043315
    ISBN: 9781596730342
    Retail: $21.99
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  • Item #: 050886
    Retail: $15.99
    Rainbow Price: $9.00
  • Item #: 050912
    Retail: $19.99
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  • Item #: 050914
    Retail: $15.99
    Rainbow Price: $10.76
  • Item #: 058816
    ISBN: 9781450827676
    Retail: $7.98
    Rainbow Price: $4.46
  • Item #: 037872
    ISBN: 9781578860227
    Retail: $25.00
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    Written to parents with the underlying assumption that their children will be going off to school but that they can make a huge difference by impacting their early development, the 80 pages of this book by Sheila Sapp are filled with a collection of fun-filled activities and interesting homemade games. Using the rooms of the house as learning stations, instructions are easy to follow and time requirements are minimal - 15 minutes each morning and afternoon. Patterns are included and materials are household items or otherwise easily obtained. While some might consider such an assemblage unnecessary, many just-beginning homeschool/preschool moms will appreciate having a well-organized collection all in one place. Please note that the Seasonal & Holiday Fun games and activities include references to Halloween, Christmas, Chanukah, and Kwanzaa. ~ Janice
  • Item #: 058583
    Retail: $12.98
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  • Item #: 029829
    ISBN: 9781607108214
    Retail: $12.95
    Rainbow Price: $5.63

    This sticker book features 110 vibrant pages, all with objects made out of Play-doh for a unique illustrated look. Chapters revolve around shapes, colors and counting; animals; sea life; travel and adventure; school; home; food; and nature. Some pages ask children to match stickers to sentences or pictures; others have them build an object out of stickers, but most are simply background scenes to decorate with the colorful Play-doh stickers. With over 300 reusable stickers, this book will keep any sticker lover busy for quite a while! – Steph

  • Item #: 025569
    ISBN: 9781845107284
    Retail: $9.99
    Rainbow Price: $5.36
  • Item #: 005006
    Retail: $15.99
    Rainbow Price: $10.76
  • Item #: 035993
    ISBN: 9780312513900
    Retail: $9.99
    Rainbow Price: $6.26
    Princesses, fairies, magical creatures, and more
  • Item #: 050911
    Retail: $25.99
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  • Item #: 060504
    Retail: $3.50
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    This 9" x 12" chart features uppercase letters on one side and lowercase letters on the other. Next to each letter is a space with a baseline, topline and broken midline for children to practice forming their own matching letter. Laminated for reusability, this is an inexpensive way for children to practice writing their letters.

  • Item #: 020725
    ISBN: 9781420659498
    Retail: $3.49
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  • Item #: 028936
    Retail: $19.99
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    The king, queen, and dragon are ready to take the stage! This finger puppet theater set includes 18" x 4" x 13.5" stage and 3 double-sided finger puppet characters. Both the puppets and castle-shaped stage are made of sturdy board stock, and the puppets have elastic bands for easy attachment to fingers. The theater stage includes 4 framing scenes that are attached to the top with a spiral connector—just flip to change the scenery! ~ Lisa
  • Item #: 029091
    Retail: $14.99
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  • Item #: 029171
    Retail: $14.99
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  • Item #: 038420
    ISBN: 9780978947309
    Retail: $19.95
    Rainbow Price: $11.48

    Learning letter sounds will be fun with this beautifully illustrated hardcover book. Each page is covered with silly characters and illustrations that represent the letter on that page. Letters are presented with the letter sounds rather than letter names. Children learn letter sounds from the very beginning. Each letter is accompanied by a rhyming verse and nonsense words which offer young children an enjoyable learning advantage. The CD is a recording of the rhyming verses found in the book and is expressively narrated by Jim Weiss. Children will be repeating the verses as they follow along in the book. It teaches phonics, it rhymes, and it makes children laugh. It's the type of book you will want to read over and over with your children. ~ Donna

  • Item #: 021605
    Retail: $15.95
    Rainbow Price: $10.94
    It's music class and P.E. rolled into one! The nineteen short songs on this disk include both classic childhood songs ("This Little Light of Mine") as well as adaptations of old favorites ("If You're Surprised and You Know It"). Lyrics are provided, as well as activity and reading suggestions for each song – all chosen to encourage language, thinking skills, motor, and social-emotional development. Total CD length: 36:29 – Rachel