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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 #: 034952
    ISBN: 9780769633473
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  • Item #: 048706
    ISBN: 9781940384184
    Retail: $79.98
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    Consists of Levels 1 & 2. Includes two DVDs, two workbooks, six readers, uppercase and lowercase letter flashcards, and reward stickers.

  • Item #: 053608
    ISBN: 9781770661134
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  • Item #: 001291
    ISBN: 9781630587789
    Retail: $12.99
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  • Item #: 025194
    ISBN: 9781616017699
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  • Item #: 041084
    ISBN: 9780878138739
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  • Item #: 051539
    ISBN: 9781609968861
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  • Item #: 059285
    ISBN: 9781601598332
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    The Kindergarten book focuses on rhyming words; story order; and addition/subtraction.

  • Item #: 038562
    Retail: $9.99
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    A fun introduction to letters and sounds for your littlest learners. They will practice letter recognition, letter-sound association, matching sounds, following directions, problem solving, and more as they enjoy the colorful images. Instructions are read to your child. Stars and check marks show how many letters and sounds were matched correctly. Footprints across the bottom of the screen track progress. After exercises, there are games as a reward. Develop essential pre-school skills and build reading readiness. Be sure to add lots of reading time with your child. As you read a story, you can remind them that they worked on that sound today on the computer. Then the next time you do the exercises, remind your child of the story and the sounds such as the beginning of character's names. It's the cross-referencing that helps this new knowledge stick! Recommended for ages 3-5. Minimum system requirements: Windows Vista, XP, 2000 or Mac OS X 10.5, 10.4.11, 10.3.9. ~ Sara

  • Item #: 049196
    ISBN: 9781609961992
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  • Item #: 049195
    ISBN: 9781609962067
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  • Item #: 052530
    ISBN: 9781483813103
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  • Item #: 049194
    ISBN: 9781609962036
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  • Item #: 030315
    ISBN: 9781609962005
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  • Item #: 030291
    ISBN: 9781609962029
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  • Item #: 030281
    ISBN: 9781609962012
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  • Item #: 064376
    ISBN: 9781941082171
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  • Item #: 064375
    ISBN: 9781941082195
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  • Item #: 064374
    ISBN: 9781941082188
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  • Item #: 060944
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    Sharpened #2 pencil w/eraser about 4” long.

  • Item #: 064380
    ISBN: 9781941082249
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  • Item #: 068025
    ISBN: 9780990777007
    Retail: $159.95
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       This is a guide to developmentally appropriate activities in many learning areas – home life/social emotional, math/manipulatives, art/music, science/sensory, language/literacy, outdoor/gross motor, and field trip suggestions. Very little prep is needed to do the activities, just gather the supplies and books listed for a complete introduction with young children or accompaniment to your math and phonics/reading for kindergarten, 1st or 2nd grade. Each month (September through May) incorporates a theme and a character trait into the activities, and is 3-hole punched so you can place the pages in a binder for easy access and storage. Printables are included and step-by-step instructions will make it easy for any parent to work through the activities. You should plan on 2 to 4 activities per day, but plan for what fits into your schedule – “flexibility” is the name of this game. 296 pgs, pb.

     

      Within the packet of pages, you will receive a monthly overview printed on card stock that can be hung up so mom can see what they will be covering during the month – a good visual and planning tool. Sections on the monthly overview list the activities to be done in each area of learning. An Introduction to the program explains the philosophy and a list of what will be covered by theme and character trait. The rest of the pages have beautiful photographs, and step-by-step instructions for implementation.

      Let me give you a sampling of one month of the program. The theme for September is “The World I Live In,” and the character trait is “wonder.” Mom’s Toolbox is the first part of every month and this is where some special resources or items will be listed. In September the “Private Eye” loupe and the book Global Art by Mary Ann Kohl are mentioned. Anything found in the “Mom’s Toolbox” section would be good to get your hands on for incorporation later in the lesson. Home Life and Social/Emotional is the first activity section for September and includes the activities of using balloons and a laundry basket to ‘take a hot air balloon ride,’ make a hot air balloon snack, practice your manners by saying please/thank you, clearing dishes after a meal, and planning an emergency exit plan for your home. You can tell already that not all activities will work for all ages, but that’s the beauty – you can adapt as you need to, pick-and-choose as you see fit. The book list for September includes Hot Air, A House is a House for Me, Can You Hear It, Frog and Toad, and He’s Got the Whole World in His Hands. Language and Literacy for September includes tactile letter practice, children developing their own story, and making a book. Math and Manipulatives include activities such as counting and swinging, making a spindle box (counting box), making shapes, a nature math book, and playing a water bottle marble game. Science and Sensory will have your little ones exploring outdoors with simple tools like magnifiers, binoculars, nature guides, etc., making a nature journal and a pendulum, cooking up a batch of herbal tea play dough and creating nature scenes, making an artistic pond, and make a nesting set using cans. Art and Music includes using chicken wire to use as a weaving loom with fabric scraps, making a painting on a long piece of butcher paper, sculpting clay tree faces, using coffee filters to create artistic reproductions, making salt and mirror art, and learning the song, “He’s Got the Whole World in His Hands.” Gross Motor and Outside has activities to develop ball skills and play games like Squish the bug, Hit the Hula Hoop, Wonder-Ball and running an obstacle course. Field Trip suggestions are touring the local news station or grocery store. At the end of each month is a supply list so you can see everything at a glance for easier preparation; most items will be things from around your home. A page for monthly memories and two planning pages are included at the end of the month, as well.

      Throughout each month, on every page, are photographs of the activities and children performing the tasks mentioned on the pages. Each month follows a similar format, so it’s pretty easy to get into a routine that fits your lifestyle. The Printables are on card stock and include photos, game instructions and game pieces, and other items that are mentioned during the monthly activities.

      Intended to give some guidance but not dictate the schedule, Year of Playing Skillfully can become a partner for you and your family as you begin the educational journey with your young learners. ~ Donna

  • Item #: 064377
    ISBN: 9781941082201
    Retail: $4.99
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  • Item #: 032754
    Retail: $39.99
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    This set fulfills two childhood needs at once – the desire to create beautiful patterns, and the desire to use "grown up" tools. The key components are a white activity board with 100 holes, 120 bolts in five colors, and 20 pattern cards with patterns to imitate. The big plastic bolts wouldn't be that hard to screw in by hand, but what's the fun in that? It's much better to use the included wrench, power drill, or screwdriver (requires 3 AA batteries, not included). When you're done with the pre-printed patterns of animals, vehicles, flowers, and just plain fun designs, it's easy to come up with your own! A good way to match creativity and active play for any young boy or girl. Need more tools for an extra set of little hands? Additional power tools and fun-shaped bolts are now available separately to extend the use of your Design & Drill Activity Center. ~ Mark

  • Item #: 002798
    ISBN: 9781941082522
    Retail: $7.95
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  • Item #: 064378
    ISBN: 9781941082256
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  • Item #: 061721
    ISBN: 9780990325703
    Retail: $119.95
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  • Item #: 060947
    ISBN: 9781934825266
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    Includes 29 teaching songs to use in your lessons. By Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer.

  • Item #: 054180
    ISBN: 9781934968833
    Retail: $6.95
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