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Literacy School Tools

  • 3D Alphabet Toolkit Contents

    3D Alphabet Toolkit

    This kit includes an ABC puzzle, large magnetic letters, and alphabet rubbing plates.

    Use it to teach recognizing and writing the letters of the alphabet and putting the letters in "ABC order."

    It pairs well with ABC books(opens in a new tab).

  • Letter Sounds Toolkit Contents

    Letter Sounds Toolkit

    This kit incudes a letter sound puzzle, the Anomia card game, and a board book with sandpaper letters.

    Use it to teach letter sounds, writing upper case and lower case letters, and matching sounds with letters.

    It pairs well with ABC books(opens in a new tab).

  • Phonics Beginner Word Cubes Toolkit Contents

    Phonics Beginner Word Cubes Toolkit

    This kit incudes connectable cubes with the letters of the alphabet and cards with three letter words to build.

    Use it to teach letter sounds, spelling, and sounding out words.

    It pairs well with the books in the Flip-a-Word series(opens in a new tab).

  • Phonics Intermediate Word Cubes Toolkit Contents

    Phonics Intermediate Word Cubes Toolkit

    This kit includes connectable cubes with vowels, consonants, and blends, as well as cards with three- and four-letter words to build.

    Use it to teach blends and digraphs and build vocabulary (literally).

    It pairs well with spelling lists and dictionaries.

  • Rhyming Words Toolkit Contents

    Rhyming Words Toolkit

    This kit contains two games: Fox in a Box and Snap it Up! Word Families.

    Use the components of the two games to find and make rhyming words, match words and objects, and learn about "word families."

    This kit pairs well with the Beginner Phonics Cubes Toolkit and I Spy books(opens in a new tab).

  • Sand Tray Toolkit Contents

    Sand Tray Toolkit

    This kit contains a sand tray with wooden stylus and "eraser," flash cards with prewriting skills, and a bag of fine sand.

    Use it to have children practice writing straight and squiggly lines and other shapes--or have them start practicing their letters.

    This kit pairs well with the 3D Alphabet toolkit.

  • Spinning Letter Blocks Contents

    Spinning Letter Blocks

    This kit contains five Montessori-style toys with 3-letter words and flashcards with words and pictures.

    Use it to teach letter sounds and rhyming words.

    It pairs well with the rhyming words kit.

  • Storytelling Toolkit Contents

    Storytelling Toolkit

    This kit contains a magnet board and magnetic "poetry" kit with words and phrases that make funny stories, plus Rory's Story Cubes, which is a set of 6 picture dice. 

    Use it for oral storytelling games and creative writing prompts, to talk about the parts of a sentence (subject, verb, object) and a story (beginning, middle, end).

    It pairs well with car trips and creative writing groups.

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