Birth to 5/Family Kits

Language, Listening, & Literacy Learning

Developing the cognitive, social, and emotional skills for babies through three year olds is the goal and success of these materials.

  • Vocabulary Activities
  • Activities to Build Receptive and Expressive Language
  • Creative Arts, Physical Development and Music Activities
  • Exploring the World Around Me: Science, Social Studies and Math Activities
  • Shared Reading and Modeled Writing Activities

Twenty (20) Units: $800

One (1) Unit: $40

AlphaSkills Pre-K Curriculum

Our Pre-K Thematic Units are five day lesson plan kits. All read aloud books, music CDs, and activities are matched to GELDS, Head Start, & NAEYC Pre-K Standards. This Pre-K curriculum was approved in 2008 and 2016 evaluations as a Bright from the Start curriculum. This approval was based on a thorough review of all materials by the University of Texas.

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  • Five read aloud books or rhymes with matching activities each day
  • Three music and movement activities each day
  • Two small group and independent activities each day
  • Outdoor activities to extend learning during physical development time
  • Calendar time, snack time, closure time activities tied to this unit
  • Work center activities matched to unit
  • Materials and activities to build each child’s vocabulary
  • Evaluation that includes anecdotal notes and work samples
Suggested Order of Use During Pre-K Year

  1. Learning About Me at School
  2. Colors, Shapes, and Time in the Everyday World (Part One)
  3. Colors, Shapes, and Time in the Everyday World (Part Two)
  4. Farms Are Filled with Food and Animal Families
  5. A Nursery Rhyme is Mighty Fine!
  6. Autumn in Absolutely Awesome (Part One)
  7. Autumn in Absolutely Awesome (Part Two)
  8. Keeping My Body Healthy and Safe
  9. Transportation-Cars, Trucks and Buses (Part One)
  10. Transportation-Trains, Boats and Airplanes (Part Two)
  11. People in Our Community
  12. Stores Differ From Each Other
  13. Creepy Crawlers
  14. The Many Celebrations in December
  15. Winter Wonderland of Weather (Part One)
  16. Winter Wonderland of Weather (Part Two)
  17. The Wonders of the Sky (Space)
  18. Children Around the World: Learning About Many Cultures
  19. Bird Migrations and Habits
  20. Maps and Measures for Finding Treasures
  21. Music and Musicians That Make Us Move (Part One)
  22. Music and Musicians That Make Us Move( Part Two)
  23. Spring Has Sprung (Part One)
  24. Spring Has Sprung (Part Two)
  25. Authors, Illustrators and Me! (Part One)
  26. Authors, Illustrators and Me! (Part Two)
  27. Traits of Animals in All Environments
  28. Our Nation Past and Present (Part One)
  29. Our Nation Past and Present (Part Two)
  30. Summer Scholars: Transition to Kindergarten

Family Literacy

$250 per Kit

Entire Set $7,500 (Entire set of 30 units may be rotated among up to four teachers to reduce cost)

FAMILY LITERACY: ENGLISH

Parents are a child’s first teacher! These research-based materials support parents in guiding their children to become the best learners possible.

Baby, Toddler and Preschool Kits:

  • 20 laminated pages of parent and child activities to develop cognitive stimulation, language skills, perceptional stimulation, fine and gross motor skills, and emotional/social development
  • 20 read-aloud board books for age level
  • 20 laminated family read aloud directions for books
  • 20 laminated picture cards and activity pages for developing oral language and vocabulary skills
  • 20 letters to parents explaining how and why to use the family literacy kits
  • 20 cloth bags for carrying books and activities to and from home with kit number and level on front
  • A letter to the child caregiver with suggestions for organization and distribution of kits
  • 20 information sheets for child caregiver use in distribution of kits to each child and parent throughout the year
  • Baby Kit (Birth to 12 months): Set of 20 $695
  • Toddler Kit (Two year Olds): Set of 20 $695
  • Preschool Kit (Three Year Olds): Set of 20 $695

Prekindergarten and Kindergarten Kits:

  • 30 read-aloud paperback books appropriate for age level
  • 30 laminated family activities with book for seven days (reading, art, social studies, science, math, music, and writing)
  • 30 laminated games for developing early literacy skills
  • 30 laminated parent forms to be returned each week – one per kit
  • 30 dry erase markers – one per kit
  • 30 letters to parents explaining how and why to use the family literacy kits
  • 30 cloth bags for carrying books and activities to and from home with kit number and level on front
  • A letter to the teacher giving suggestions for organization and distribution of kits
  • 30 information sheets for teacher use in distribution of kits to each student throughout school year
  • 600 AlphaSkills® gold award stickers for students
  • Pre-K Kit (Four Year Olds): Set of 30 $795
  • Kindergarten Kit (Five Year Olds): Set of 30 $795

FAMILY LITERACY: SPANISH

Parents are a child’s first teacher! These research-based materials support parents in guiding their children to become the best learners possible.

Spanish Development Kits Include:

  • Up to 20 read-aloud paperback books appropriate for age level
    • 10 titles with one book in English and the same book in Spanish or one book with both translations
  • 10 laminated family activities with book for seven days (reading, art, social studies, science, math, music, and writing). Side by side English to Spanish translation
  • 10 laminated games for developing literacy skills. Each game in English and in Spanish.
  • 10 markers – one per kit
  • Sample letter to parents explaining how and why to use the family literacy kits. One side of letter in English and the reverse side in Spanish.
  • Parent forms documenting activities completed to be returned each week – 100 included and permission to copy. One side of letter in English and the reverse side in Spanish.
  • 10 cloth bags for carrying books and activities to and from home with kit number and level on front. Information in both English and Spanish.
  • A notebook for the teacher giving suggestions for organization and distribution of kits in English.
  • Information sheets for teacher use in distribution of kits to each student throughout school year in English.
  • 300 AlphaSkills® gold award stickers for students
  • “En Español” Preschool Kits (Three Year Olds): Set of 10 Kits $395
  • “En Español” Prekindergarten Kits (Four Year Olds): Set of 10 Kits $395
  • “En Español” Kindergarten Kits (Five Year Olds): Set of 10 Kits $395

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