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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 #: 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 #: 043323
    ISBN: 9781596730267
    Retail: $21.99
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  • Item #: 005006
    Retail: $15.99
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  • Item #: 052530
    ISBN: 9781483813103
    Retail: $12.99
    Rainbow Price: $9.50
  • Item #: 043318
    ISBN: 9781596730274
    Retail: $21.99
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  • Item #: 028353
    ISBN: 9781601591609
    Retail: $5.99
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  • Item #: 051542
    ISBN: 9781609968915
    Retail: $5.95
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  • Item #: 058488
    Retail: $49.95
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  • Item #: 043319
    ISBN: 9781596730304
    Retail: $21.99
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  • Item #: 043315
    ISBN: 9781596730342
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  • Item #: 035693
    ISBN: 9781886930292
    Retail: $12.99
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    Many parents don’t know where to begin after making the decision to homeschool their young children. This book takes a very common sense approach with practical suggestions for getting started. Written from a Christian perspective, author Susan Lemons (a homeschooling mother of four) gives others the benefit of her homeschooling experience. She offers suggestions that fall somewhere between hands-off and rigidity by emphasizing relationships, simple daily routines, readiness, and reading aloud. Areas of development are covered in 26 chapters with a focus on ages 2 through 8. She offers an explanation of a variety of homeschool methods, resources, and curriculum options with an emphasis on spiritual and character-building. She cites Scripture and many well-known experts as she presents the information. Preschool is just the first step along the way to a fulfilling homeschool journey! 294 pgs, pb. Donna

  • Item #: 028211
    ISBN: 9781609969844
    Retail: $6.99
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  • Item #: 039727
    ISBN: 9781589473508
    Retail: $3.99
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    This workbook will have your child practice organizing information, classifying, sequencing, completing picture analogies, and solving logic puzzles.
  • Item #: 031290
    ISBN: 9781587927508
    Retail: $8.99
    Rainbow Price: $6.50

    Letters, numbers 1-12, colors and shapes, and Zaner-Bloser style handwriting practice

  • 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 #: 050915
    Retail: $15.99
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  • Item #: 051433
    Retail: $11.99
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  • Item #: 057584
    ISBN: 9781782352006
    Retail: $4.99
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  • Item #: 058840
    ISBN: 9781450814201
    Retail: $9.98
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  • Item #: 061377
    ISBN: 9780876593936
    Retail: $19.95
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  • Item #: 052531
    ISBN: 9781609962944
    Retail: $12.99
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  • Item #: 051969
    ISBN: 9781609961695
    Retail: $9.95
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  • Item #: 058585
    Retail: $12.98
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  • Item #: 052144
    ISBN: 9780876593080
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  • Item #: 014449
    Retail: $19.99
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    Count the cars and stack 'em high! This sturdy, wooden toy from Melissa & Doug® contains ten cars with pegs, each painted a different color. Stack the cars vertically inside the wooden, gated parking tower and top them off with the level counter block. When a car is removed from the bottom, the counter moves down a level. Color coded numbers (1-10) appear vertically along the side of the garage to designate each level and encourage matching. At the bottom of the garage is a movable black and yellow striped gate arm. A simple, fun design that lends itself well to imaginative play, teaches early math concepts, and encourages motor skills. Garage measures 12" tall x 5" wide.

  • Item #: 009677
    ISBN: 9781609054045
    Retail: $9.99
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    More than a coloring book, the activities here will have your child following directions, thinking creatively & drawing. They will also glean an understanding of prepositions, left/right and adjectives! Each 2 page spread has the start of a drawing in bold black lines with some simple bright color added. I like how the artist fills the page about halfway and your child gets to finish as he chooses. You are given a task, such as Bear’s bag is upside down. Draw what is falling out; or Duck’s shampoo bottle is empty. Please make it full. What color is the shampoo? The activities are simple, smart, creative and fun. For parents wondering how to introduce grammar, this is a gentle start for your younger students. It’s also just a delightful book that would make a fun gift with a box of crayons! 8.5” x 10.5”, 96pp. ~ Sara

  • Item #: 060282
    Retail: $12.98
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    Brightly colored and flexible, this set of 8 lacing shapes includes a car, shoe, house, flower and more in red, blue, yellow and green plastic. Each figure has a raised edge and punched holes for children to string laces (10 long, rainbow colored included). Lacing is good for eye/hand coordination & fine motor skills which helps those little muscles prepare for handwriting! Each figure is approximately 4” x 5”. It is also a nice quiet activity, making it perfect for center time at school or quiet activity time at home. Made in Spain by Miniland. ~ Sara

  • Item #: 039491
    ISBN: 9781411463417
    Retail: $8.95
    Rainbow Price: $6.95

    Cards start with pictures illustrating various shapes and then asking the student to trace the shape. Later cards have them following simple directions – circle the white square or circle the hexagon-shaped object. A final type of card shows an item on one side and asks them to draw a replacement shape on the other – i.e. draw a circle where the truck's wheel should be.