Kits & Literacy Bags

Dig Deeper Discovery Kits
These kits are designed to make learning fun for students in primary and intermediate levels and are each composed of books and other materials to use in exploring the focus of each subject.

  • Addition and Subtraction: Offers different ways of learning these operations in a hands-on way.
  • Algebra: Provides fun activities for learning algebra.
  • Ancient Egypt: Teaches about ancient Egypt using games and puzzles.
  • Animal Homes: Books and games that encourage exploration of nature and animal habitats.
  • Astronomy: Contains books, a video, and a telescope.
  • Braille: Includes Braille books and teaches kids how to create Braille letters.
  • Brain Teasers: Provides easy brain teasers for young children and more advanced games for older children.
  • Cat in the Hat: Children who like Dr. Seuss will enjoy this kit, which includes the book, the DVD, and a finger puppet theatre.
  • Chess: Provides instructions on playing chess.
  • Cities: Contains books and puzzles to teach about cities and how they differ from rural areas.
  • Dinosaurs: Teaches about dinosaurs through books, puzzles, and games.
  • Fractions: Includes games and puzzles that make fractions fun.
  • Fractions and Place Value: Helps children visualize fractions.
  • Fun with Phonics: Teaches the beginning reader the basics of phonics, games, flashcards, etc.
  • Geosafari Geography: Teaches geography to grade school children in an active and exciting way.
  • Hooked on Phonics Kindergarten: Levels 1 & 2: Each contains books and a DVD along with a workbook to help kids learn the building blocks of reading.
  • Hooked on Phonics: Levels 1-5: Contains flashcards, audio tapes, and books for a variety of learning experiences.
  • Hooked on Phonics Master Reader: Levels 1-4: Uses CD-ROMs and short readings to develop and improve reading ability. For older grade school children.
  • Hooked on Math: Levels 1-4: Provides audio tapes and flashcards to teach all aspects of arithmetic.
  • Human Body: Offers elementary school students fun ways of learning about the human body.
  • Language Arts: Gives 2nd grade students an opportunity to further develop language skills.
  • Library Skills: Activity books and bingo games introduce award winning books, the Dewey Decimal system, and library skills.
  • Life Cycles: Designed for the primary school student, the kit covers the lifecycles of tadpoles, sunflowers, maple trees, and monarch butterflies. Includes rubber stamps, books, and a magnifying glass.
  • Mapping Skills: Includes geography card games, soft earth globes, and activity books.
  • Massachusetts: Provides games and workbooks about the state’s history, geography, and people.
  • Measurement: Includes many measuring tools and presents the concept of measurement in entertaining ways.
  • Multiplication and Division: Has a variety of games and puzzles for grades 2 and up.
  • Music Fundamentals: Children can make their own music and learn about music theory and the history of classical music and opera.
  • Numeration: Contains games and puzzles to teach preschool children about numbers and counting.
  • Patterns and Shapes: Suitable for primary school children. Includes Geofix explorations, pattern blocks, and a variety of geometric solids.
  • Probability: Provides grade school children with an entertaining way to understand chance and probability.
  • Reading Skills: Level 1: Has vocabulary and reading comprehension exercises for beginners and 1st graders.
  • Reading Skills: Level 2: Has vocabulary and reading comprehension exercises for 2nd graders.
  • Royal Treatment Theater Set: Includes a variety of puppets that can be used to dramatize fairy tales or stories from a child’s imagination.
  • Sign Language: Provides an overview of sign language with activity books and games.
  • Stranger in the Woods: Includes books, a DVD, and a plush snowman.
  • Tangrams and Pattern Blocks: Encourages grade school students to work with shapes and patterns.
  • Time: Contains books, a video, and a clock to introduce the concept of time.
  • U.S.A.: Includes card games and books that teach U.S. geography and facts about the states. Recommended for older grade school students.
  • Word Games: Includes four word games for children aged 7 and up.
  • World Geography: Contains books and a globe.

Fairy Tale Kits
Each includes the book and puppets of the characters in the story.

  • Gingerbread Man
  • Goldilocks and the Three Bears
  • Jack and the Beanstalk
  • Pinocchio
  • Little Red Riding Hood
  • The Three Billy Goats Gruff

Literacy Bags
For pre-K to grade 2. Each includes books, puppets, or other toys.

  • Animal Babies
  • Dinosaurs
  • Families
  • Farm
  • Fear of the Dark
  • Five Senses
  • Holidays
  • Pets
  • Zoo
  • Birthday
  • Cherokee Harvest Festival
  • Chinese New Year
  • Christmas
  • Day of the Dead
  • Flag Day
  • Hanukkah
  • Kwanzaa
  • Thanksgiving
  • Valentine’s Day
  • Salta y brinca (Hop Jump)
  • Plumas para almorzar (Feathers for Lunch)
  • Quienquiera que seas (Whoever You Are)
  • ¿Quién es la bestia? (Who Is the Beast?)

Mother Goose Asks “Why?” Kits
Each of the following includes 6 copies of the book with the audio tape.

  • Digging Up Dinosaurs
  • Dinosaurs Are Different
  • My Visit to the Dinosaurs
  • Air Is All Around You
  • Sunshine Makes the Seasons
  • Be a Friend to Trees
  • Why Do Leaves Change Color?
  • From Tadpole to Frog

Each of the following includes 20 copies of the book with an activity guide.

  • Who Sank the Boat?
  • This Is Our Earth
  • Miss Rumphius
  • The Doorbell Rang
  • Henry Builds a Cabin
  • Nobody Owns the Sky
  • Dory Story
  • Two Bad Ants
  • Seven Blind Mice