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  • Item #: 015583
    ISBN: 9780669482249
    Retail: $18.53
    Rainbow Price: $9.50
  • Item #: 038562
    Retail: $9.99
    Rainbow Price: $7.95

    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 #: 065743
    Retail: $6.95
    Rainbow Price: $5.50

       This can be used as a supplement for additional students for the On Track Responsibility System, or use it alone to keep track of an individual child. The 8.5x11” dryer erase board (marker included) has space to write 15 tasks and space to check it off when completed. A register (like a check register) offers space to record points earned and a running balance toward a reward.

  • Item #: 006415
    ISBN: 9781567046045
    Retail: $10.97
    Rainbow Price: $9.45
  • Item #: 022547
    Retail: $40.00
    Rainbow Price: $36.00

      A wonderful multi-use toy. The 16, 2 ½” x 2 ¼” puzzle pieces combine to form a track for the 2” diameter ball. The track pieces provide straight, curved or branched options. These can moved around within the base or removed and placed on any flat surface for lots of different path-building options. A removable knob on the bottom of the 10.5” x 11” square base allows the base to tilt back and forth for an added challenge. From Plan Toys, these sustainable toys are chemical-free, kiln-dried pieces made from no longer producing rubber trees using water-based, organic dyes and non-formaldehyde glue.

  • Item #: 010422
    Retail: $0.00
    Rainbow Price: $24.99

    Thirteen pieces of wood track in various lengths to either get you started or make more designs with your existing collection.

  • Item #: 034687
    ISBN: 9781483834399
    Retail: $12.99
    Rainbow Price: $9.50

    Classroom Data Tracking is more classroom oriented, but would be a good tool for those who are concerned about standards. Data Tracking just means observing students and tracking their progress toward skills mastery. Data tracking allows you to see gaps that may need re-teaching and works well for targeted lesson planning. It allows parents and teachers to give more individualized instruction based on the needs of each student. There is an explanation in the front on how to use it and the different types of reproducible pages. The content is based on current state standards in the areas of math and language arts. The first part of each book is math concepts and the latter language arts. Each section begins with a skills inventory, which will show the areas that need attention. Within each section you will find record-keeping pages, lists of the standards for the grades before and after each specific grade, and a quick assessment (reproducible) page that can be used for assessing grasp of the concept. 160 pages each.

  • Item #: 047956
    Retail: $29.99
    Rainbow Price: $23.95

    Even if you live in an urban area, you can still learn all about animal tracks and make your own realistic casts with this kit from Young Scientist's Club. The kit includes plaster of Paris, a brush, sand, two bowls, an animal track game with 80 cards, a poster, stickers, two popsicle sticks, a measuring cup, watercolor paint and an instruction manual. Play the card game to match animals with their tracks (learning 40 animal tracks in the process!), and place matching animal and track stickers on the poster. Several groups of animal tracks are featured at the bottom of the poster – can you tell the "story" behind them? Then get ready to make your own set of animal track casts using the eight included molds and plaster! After you've perfected your casting technique, it's time to look for animal tracks in nature. When you find one, follow the instructions to capture the track using wet plaster and add your "wild find" to your new collection of animal tracks. The full-color instructions walk parent and child through the activities and directions, and provide a place to record answers and observations. This would be a fun kit to explore before taking a hiking, hunting or camping trip; you could even take the animal track matching game on the road with you for the whole family to enjoy! – Jess

  • Item #: 021250
    ISBN: 9780061336119
    Retail: $9.99
    Rainbow Price: $7.50

    Listen and read along with the story (level 2 in the "I Can Read" series). The unabridged CD contains music and special effects. One track has turn-the-page signals, while the other track provides uninterrupted reading.

  • Item #: 053103
    Retail: $7.99
    Rainbow Price: $6.95

    Compact and portable, this little kit includes everything you need (except water!) to capture that perfect animal track you may stumble across on your next outdoor expedition. The small package includes 6 oz. of art plaster, a plastic circular template/border, stir stick, mixing tray and laminated animal track card (with instructions and 4" ruler). Find a track, place the template around it, then mix up the plaster and fill up the track and template. It'll be dry enough to remove in about an hour and can be decorated with markers or tempera paint within about 24-48 hrs. Made in the USA. – Jess

  • Item #: 065742
    Retail: $24.95
    Rainbow Price: $19.95

       This daily task chart comes complete with 11x15.5” chart, magnetic strips and hang tabs, 1 dry erase marker w/ clip, 18 reusable plastic stars, 35 task markers, 5 blank labels, and suggestion guide. Stars and task markers attach with hook and loop dots. There are three columns of five tasks for a total of 15. Next to each task is space for rewards stars when the task is completed. There is space at the bottom of the chart to record how many stars are earned each day of the week. 1CHOKING HAZARD (1). Not <3yrs.  

  • Item #: 008978
    Retail: $0.00
    Rainbow Price: $14.95
    If your family is one who spends quality time in the wild together, learning to recognize animal tracks is a valuable skill to be learned by all ages. With colorful graphics, this 48 pc. puzzle teaches tracks and ranges of 26 common North American wildlife. A sampling of animals included is: Gray Wolf, Musk Ox, American Bison, Pronghorn, and Eastern Collard Lizard, plus many others. From the same company as the Animal Tracks Matching Game (#008787), approximately ½ the animal tracks have been repeated. Large individual pieces vary in size with the completed puzzle measuring 24" x 18". Made in the USA. ~ Deanne
  • Item #: 059368
    ISBN: 9781591935384
    Retail: $6.95
    Rainbow Price: $4.95

    Take your children on an adventure outdoors! Introduce them to the long valued skill of animal tracking. Part instructional and part activity, this workbook explains tracking and how to evaluate an animal track, signs of animal presence, necessary items for tracking, a tracking journal and instructions on preserving a track. Intermingled within this useful instruction are information coloring pages on a variety of common animals, crossword puzzles, mazes and other enjoyable worksheets. A great resource to introduce even the littlest member of your family to one of the mysteries found in nature! Includes answers in the back. Neutral presentation of Science. Non reproducible. 64 pgs. sc. ~ Deanne

  • Item #: 020312
    Retail: $24.99
    Rainbow Price: $18.95

    Here come the herds! The Triceratops are getting ahead! By finding the ones, tens, hundreds, and thousands, adding and arranging the numbered dice, you can move your herd of colorful dinos toward the rainbow finish line. Watch out! A stegosaurus has stepped on your space! Who gets to move ahead? Roll the bigger number, and you do. With 3 math games for younger kids, Dino Math Tracks is designed to reinforce counting, place value, addition and subtraction skills, and word problems in a fun way. For 2-4 players.

  • Item #: 008787
    Retail: $0.00
    Rainbow Price: $10.50

    Teach your child to recognize the tracks of 24 animals in this illustrated matching game. Challenge your memory by matching the animals to their tracks and gathering as many pairs as you can. The one with the most matches will win. A sampling of the range of animals included is: raccoon, caribou, American alligator, Northern Leopard Frog, North American Porcupine, Western Diamondback Rattlesnake, and Black-tailed Jackrabbit. Cards measure 2 ½" x 2 ½" making them perfect for little hands! Instructions included for solitary, multi-player or younger player play. Proudly made in the USA ~ Deanne

  • Item #: 046243
    Retail: $16.99
    Rainbow Price: $14.95

    When my sisters and I were young, we had a robot that would follow a black line, and we were continually amazed by it, although it got confused at intersections and stumbled along somewhat awkwardly at times. Well, line-tracking technology has come a long way since then and toys like the Doodle-Track car are so much easier and more enjoyable to use! The Doodle-Track Car set includes an illustrated race track play mat, a black marker, sticker decals, and the small, plastic Doodle-Track Car. You can customize the car with the decals, then draw a track with the black marker (or any other black marker) on paper, switch on the car, and it will follow the line! The car will slow down at an intersection then proceed to follow the line it is currently on. If it comes to a broken or checkered line, it will pause. You can draw your own neighborhood with streets and roads, test its capabilities by creating a black-line obstacle course, or visit www.doodletrackcar.com to create customized racetracks! The car runs on 2 AAA batteries, not included. - Jess

  • Item #: 060400
    ISBN: 9781940384221
    Retail: $39.99
    Rainbow Price: $26.95

    It’s not hard to guess the connection – Hooked on Phonics; Hooked on Spelling. Just like its “kissing cousin,” Hooked on Spelling is fun, colorful, and easy-to-use. The general format of the program is familiar as well: Learn (a short 5-7 minute, computer-based lesson), Practice (5-7 minute segment with the engaging workbooks), and Play (another 5-7 minutes having fun with new skills). Each lesson ends with a celebration and a sticker on a progress chart. In fact, this celebration is part of the overall educational philosophy of the program which includes working side by side with your student, encouragement/praise, mastery, being patient, not overdoing it, working in a quiet place, employing real-world spelling activities, surrounding the child with words, and lastly (most importantly?) reading with the child every day. There are two levels: Yellow – roughly corresponding to the 1st grade level of HOP Learn to Read – and Red, corresponding to HOP Learn to Read 2nd grade. Program components for each level include a CD-ROM, a worktext, a spelling study card, a progress poster and stickers. The CD-ROM lessons (20 including reviews) each provide instruction plus interactive reinforcement. Worktexts are for practice and include exercises, reviews and family-time activities. Each word is written at least three times in this segment. The wipe-off Spelling Study Card is available for more practice and provides some guidance for effective mastery. Stickers applied to the Colorful Poster (11” x 7,” laminated) track your student’s progress. All instruction centers around the computer component and although the computer program is professional with good audio and practice, there is no way to skip forward through the lessons. If typing is a roadblock for the child, it may be frustrating. The Yellow level (six words per lesson) covers beginning consonant and rhyming word families, ending consonant sounds, short vowels, beginning and ending blends, word families with ending blends, “ch,” “sh,” “th,” and some irregular words. The Red level (eight words per lesson) covers short vowels vs. long vowels, blends vs. non-blends, “c” sounds, “g” sounds, “y,” plurals and other endings, and some irregular words. ~ Janice System Requirements: Windows 2000, XP or higher; Mac OS 10.1 or higher.

  • Item #: 042759
    Retail: $36.95
    Rainbow Price: $27.95

    Our regular size Time Timer is an 8" square. Now you can get a smaller version of this handy visual for your students. The MOD size is a 3.5" white square (1.5" deep) with a black silicone removable cover (for protection and surface grip.) Simply turn the knob on the front to begin timing. Red appears on the face to show the time passed. It's great for your visual learners! You can choose whether for beep to sound when time is up. Set this for freewriting, independent reading time, your blueberry muffins, anything! 60 minutes. ~ Sara

  • Item #: 035278
    Retail: $19.99
    Rainbow Price: $7.95
    This R/C car moves so fast, it reminds me more of a slot car than the slow and sluggish R/C cars of yesteryear. This car excels at fast cornering, so it's thrilling to drive and quite a challenge to keep on track. Use the four included cones for a high speed formula race style obstacle course. The car runs on a lithium ion battery (included) that you recharge with the controller. It held its charge for quite a few laps before it needed recharging for about 10 minutes…just enough time to rearrange the cones (and some furniture) before heading off to the races again! The controller uses 3 AA batteries (not included).
  • Item #: 008582
    Retail: $40.00
    Rainbow Price: $23.54
    Put a twist on things! Race 2 light-up marble racers down 20 feet of glow-in-the-dark track. Send them through the loop and to the finish line.
  • Item #: 052807
    Retail: $5.16
    Rainbow Price: $4.75

    This notebook-size planner has lots of space to write due dates and homework. Write notes according to subject (English, math, reading, science, social studies and spelling) with two more spaces for additional classes. Start this book at any point in the school year since it is non-dated. Parents can use this book to communicate with independent learners, keeping them on track with assignments. Spiral binding lets you open it up flat to show a week at a time. Extras include a handy ruler on the back, homework tips and student responsibilities, and two pages for your class schedule. ~ Sara

  • Item #: 023417
    ISBN: 9780803282872
    Retail: $14.95
    Rainbow Price: $11.75

    One of my greatest finds at a library booksale was an old worn-out copy of this book. It was one of my favorite books as a kid, and it still is. Seabiscuit, a thoroughbred, was a descendent of the famous horse, Man 'O War. While he didn't have the sleek look and great confirmation of his ancestor, he had the heart of a champion. People of all ages will love this heartwarming story of the colt as he goes from an abusive beginning to shattering records at race tracks across the country. ~ Megan

  • Item #: SSRWCK
    Retail: $342.87
    Rainbow Price: $274.95

    The Combo kit includes all Level 1 components plus Instructor's Directions for Kindergarten, two consumable student worktexts, and a set of six phonetic storybook readers. The student worktexts are totally revised, even down to the theme and names. With a train theme, the All Aboard and On Track workbooks teach alike and different, classification, completing a pattern, tracing, following directions, reading readiness skills, letter recognition, letter sounds, manuscript writing, word blending, vocabulary, beginning reading, comprehension, spelling, listening, and speaking. On Track also includes ten tear-out, color, and read storybooks. The six phonetic storybook readers are correlated to the instruction, reinforcing the phonics, reading, and writing skills taught. One colorful reader covers each short vowel, plus a sixth reader with combined short vowel words. Student materials are also available separately for teaching more than one student with the program. For parents who did not purchase the Combo kit initially, the Instructor's Directions for Kindergarten is not available separately; however, the publisher says that you should not need it. Read on for a full description of the Level 1 kit. We are again able to offer the workbooks and readers for the Sing, Spell, Read & Write kits; see below for Kindergarten components.

  • Item #: 065316
    Retail: $0.00
    Rainbow Price: $0.75

  • Item #: 019547
    ISBN: 9781589040090
    Retail: $16.95
    Rainbow Price: $8.56

    If you have ever felt like life is passing by too quickly and you are struggling to enjoy the days you have with your children, this book may provide the perfect vision and practical "how-to" tips to have a more fulfilling, low stress family life. While written from the perspective of both parents working (full time dad, part time mom), there is much applicable information to encourage and equip the homeschool family (if we were honest, our homeschool endeavors easily equal a part time or full time job!)

    Beginning with tips to organize your time, finances, paperwork and household, the author provides a host of practical ideas to keep you on track. She then moves into how to save time planning meals and grocery shopping, including an overview of gardening, composting and preserving food. Following chapters focus on the clothing needs, additional household tips, leisure time and vacations, after-school activities, gifts and holidays, healthy living, major expenses, budgets and goals, and more. The chapter on balancing school activities and making a decision between private and public schools could be skipped if not applicable to your family (or use it to reinforce the great value of homeschooling for your family!) A great resource for families wanting to live a simpler, less stressful, more frugal lifestyle. 186 pgs, sc. ~ Deanne

  • Item #: 003781
    ISBN: 9780688151720
    Retail: $17.99
    Rainbow Price: $9.44

    Ok, so he can't actually come with you, but he has shared the best of his field trip advice, tips on drawing from nature, and hundreds of illustrations in this book which will definitely get you wanting to grab those hiking boots right away! The book is divided into four parts, based on four very different nature trips: bug hunting, animal tracking, bird-watching, and shore walking. In each section, Jim addresses a wide variety of topics, including identification, equipment, recording the sighting, safety, and much more particular to that environment. In "Bug Hunting," we'll also read about how to avoid ticks, how to find cases, cocoons and chrysalises, and how to hunt for bugs at night. "Animal Tracking" covers the identification of tracks from a variety of different animal groups, and how tracks come in different sets depending on the speed and motion of the animal. In "Bird-Watching", we read about bird behavior, and identifying other signs of a particular bird in an area. "Shore Walking" delves into a variety of other objects, living and non-living that you might find on the shore, as well as identifying shoreline plants and trees. The text is kept short and exciting to suit the attention spans of the young, active "I-wanna-go-out-and-catch-bugs-right-now" crowd, and Arnosky's own detailed, beautiful illustrations abound, filling the margins of pages and blank pages with an abundance of common nature walk "findees." 96 pgs, hc.

  • Item #: 027251
    ISBN: 9780062073501
    Retail: $7.99
    Rainbow Price: $5.95

    By renowned mystery writer Agatha Christie, this is one of the many featuring her clever detective character Hercule Poirot. Hercule is on a train bound for Paris, the Orient Express. There are around fifteen other passengers, and one of them is of particular interest. He is found murdered in his compartment on the same night the train is stopped in its tracks by a snow drift. Unable to continue, the train and its occupants are stranded for an unknown period of time, during which Hercule investigates the crime and interviews his fellow passengers, for it is clear that the murderer has not left the train. 315 pgs.

  • Item #: 003599
    ISBN: 9780981552378
    Retail: $0.00
    Rainbow Price: $19.95

    Add these projects to any music appreciation study and create your own lapbook, file folder display and composers game, permanent mementos you can enjoy again and again. project while you study 42 famous composers from history! All of the files to complete the projects are included in PDF format on the CD, complete with instructions. To make the lapbook, you'll first assemble all of the booklets and paper organizers that will go into it, a composer timeline, booklets on different composers, a music appreciation project, a booklet defining periods of music, definitions of musical terminology and more. The CD also includes printables and instructions to create a file folder display on the instruments of the orchestra and a card game where you match the composer to their musical works. As an added bonus, the CD also features 29 MP3 tracks containing works and movements from the featured composers. Even if you don't have accompanying classical music CD's at hand, you can still experience some of their famous works! This PDF-based Activity Pak would make a great accompaniment to any music appreciation or music history unit that will result in a show-off quality keepsake. Win/Mac compatible; requires Adobe reader, a free download. MP3 tracks can be played on any MP3 compatible CD player. – Jess

  • Item #: 009678
    ISBN: 9781620915974
    Retail: $16.95
    Rainbow Price: $12.50

    The history of disease is fascinating! Significant and rapid changes have occurred in just the past 100 years and looking back in time, one realizes how blessed we are with modern healthcare.

      Imagine tens of thousands of people dying from a disease that progresses from fatigue and weakness to high fever and death within weeks. Typhoid was a preventable and treatable disease that spread due to ignorance, fear and noncompliance. In Mary’s defense, while considered patient 0, she remained symptom free throughout her life, although she was twice forcibly isolated by public health authorities and died after nearly three decades in isolation. Children and adults will be fascinated by the scientific and historical facts of the early 20th century New York City cook, Mary Mallon, and the struggle to protect the public from the fatal typhoid fever. Well written with black and white photographs. Gripping supplement to your history or science courses. 175 pgs, hb. ~ Deanne

  • Item #: 044124
    Retail: $6.99
    Rainbow Price: $6.25

    Have you been put in charge of something? Lots to keep track of? Take it all with you and don’t lose a thing! This is similar to a 3-ring binder in function, but it has a spiral binding, frosted-clear poly cover with a clear-view front pocket, and 5 double-sided file pockets with pastel tabs to write on. The overall size is about 11” x 11.5” including the spiral binding. It holds 8.5” x 11” papers. I can see this holding garden or landscape ideas, keeping a homeschool co-op organized, holding church group notes or even organizing lesson activities you want to save. Tabs can be written on with pencil, pen or permanent marker. The plastic is archival, so you can safely use them for photos. Your students could use them for their schoolwork or to keep track of sports calendars and practice schedules. Because the pockets are 2-sided, you have 10 folders in all. It’s thinner than a spiral notebook, so you can have one for each child’s activities and take with you! Insert a photo on the cover too! ~ Sara