Preschool / Early Learning / Kindergarten

The highest percentage of learning in a person's life happens during the first few years. But it's not book learning primarily—preschool kids learn to walk, talk, discern shapes and colors, count, draw, etc. by doing those things. At this stage it's more important to play games with them, tell them stories, read to them, and help them commit important information to memory than it is to instruct them formally.

Spending time with their children seems to be an increasingly lost practice among parents. Jobs, church functions, and any number of other obligations separates the family and diminishes the opportunities for gentle instruction. Children ought to be eased into formal learning, and not till they've been encouraged and allowed to develop tactilely.

Many of the books in this section are workbooks or focus on hands-on activities. Language and Thinking for Young Children by Ruth Beechick and Jeannie Nelson offers benchmarks and goals to achieve with your child. June Oberlander's Slow and Steady Get Me Ready is oriented more toward motor skills and basic knowledge and provides developmental activities for your child's first five years (see also Brain Rules for Baby and Active Baby, Healthy Brain). You really don't need a lot of books at this stage, though—be creative, work with what you have at hand, and always be looking for moments to guide your little ones.

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234 Items found Print
365 Ways to a Smarter Preschooler
by Marilee Robin Burton
from Publications International
$7.50 (1 in stock)
500 Five Minute Games
by Jackie Silberg
2011 Reprint from Gryphon House
for Nursery-1st grade
$10.00 (1 in stock)
About Three
from Study Time Publishers
for Preschool-Kindergarten
$3.25
Active Baby, Healthy Brain
by Margaret Sassé
from Experiment
for Adult
in Pregnancy & Infant Care (Location: PRE-INF)
$11.17
All About Reading Pre-Reading - Package
from All About Learning Press
for Preschool-kindergarten
in All About Reading (Location: PHO-AAR)
$119.95
Alphabet Book - Coloring Book
from Memoria Press
for Preschool-Kindergarten
$6.85
Alphabet Book - Part One
from Memoria Press
for Preschool-Kindergarten
$16.80
Alphabet Book - Part Two
from Memoria Press
for Preschool-Kindergarten
Alphabet Fun-Schooling Journal
by Sarah Janisse Brown
from Thinking Tree
for Preschool-1st grade
Alphabet Puzzle Boards
from Patch Products
for Preschool-Kindergarten
$15.00 (1 in stock)
Alphabet Wrap-Up Keys
from Learning Wrap-Ups
for 3rd-6th grade
Amazing Mazes
Original from Kumon Publishing
for Preschool-1st grade
in Kumon Basic Skills (Location: PRE-KUM)
$6.76
Animal-Go-Round
by Johnny Morris
from DK Publishing
for Nursery-1st grade
in Zoology (Location: SCI-ZOOL)
$4.00 (1 in stock)
Are You Ready for Kindergarten?
1st edition from Kumon Publishing
for Preschool
in Kumon Basic Skills (Location: PRE-KUM)
Arts & Crafts with Button Bear
2nd edition from A Beka Books
for Preschool
Bible Friends Activity Book
3rd edition from A Beka Books
for 1st grade
Bible Nuggets from A to Z - Activity Book
by Amber Bennett
from Christian Liberty Press
for Preschool
in CLP Bible Curriculum (Location: BIB-CLP)
$13.35
Bible Nuggets from A to Z - Reader
by Amber Bennett
from Christian Liberty Press
for Preschool
in CLP Bible Curriculum (Location: BIB-CLP)
$13.50
Bible Pictures to Color
Rod & Staff Preschool ABC Series
by Martha Rohrer
from Rod & Staff Publishers, Inc.
for 1st-3rd grade
Bigger Steps
from Study Time Publishers
for Preschool-Kindergarten
$3.25 $2.00 (1 in stock)
Book of Crafts - First Grade
by Tara Luse
1st edition from Memoria Press
for 1st grade
$9.50 (1 in stock)
Brain Rules for Baby
by John Medina
2nd edition from Pear Press
for Nursery-Preschool
$15.95
Brambleberrys Animal Book of Big & Small Shapes
Brambleberrys Animal Book
by Marianna Mayer, illustrated by Gerald McDermott
from Boyds Mill Press
Word Books for Nursery-Kindergarten
Brambleberrys Animal Book of Colors
Brambleberrys Animal Book
by Marianna Mayer, illustrated by Gerald McDermott
from Boyds Mill Press
Word Books for Nursery-Kindergarten
Bubbles Rainbows & Worms
by Sam Ed Brown
from Gryphon House
for Preschool
in Preschool Science (Location: PRE-SCI)
$4.50 (1 in stock)
Bubbles, Rainbows & Worms
by Sam Ed Brown
from Gryphon House
for Preschool
in Preschool Science (Location: PRE-SCI)
Child Art for 2s
2nd edition from A Beka Books
for Preschool
$12.50 (1 in stock)
Christian Liberty Preschool - Activity Book
from Christian Liberty Press
in CLP Preschool (Location: PRE-CLP)
$30.15
Christian Liberty Preschool - Drill Book
from Christian Liberty Press
in CLP Preschool (Location: PRE-CLP)
$11.75
Christian Liberty Preschool - Kit
from Christian Liberty Press
in CLP Preschool (Location: PRE-CLP)
$105.69
Christian Liberty Preschool - Teacher's Guide
from Christian Liberty Press
in CLP Preschool (Location: PRE-CLP)
$11.15 $6.00 (1 in stock)
Christian Light Kindergarten 1 - Teacher's Guide
Sunrise Edition from Christian Light Education
for Kindergarten
$9.00 (1 in stock)
Christian Light Kindergarten 1 - Workbook 1
Sunrise Edition from Christian Light Education
for Kindergarten
Christian Light Kindergarten 1 - Workbook 2
Sunrise Edition from Christian Light Education
for Kindergarten
Christian Light Kindergarten 1 - Workbook 3
Sunrise Edition from Christian Light Education
for Kindergarten
Christian Light Kindergarten 1 - Workbook 4
Sunrise Edition from Christian Light Education
for Kindergarten
Christian Light Kindergarten 1 - Workbook 4
Sunrise Edition from Christian Light Education
for Kindergarten
Christian Light Kindergarten 1 - Workbook 5
Sunrise Edition from Christian Light Education
for Kindergarten
Christian Light Kindergarten 2 - Activity Book 1
Sunrise Edition from Christian Light Education
for Kindergarten
Christian Light Kindergarten 2 - Activity Book 2
Sunrise Edition from Christian Light Education
for Kindergarten
Christian Light Kindergarten 2 - Activity Book 3
Sunrise Edition from Christian Light Education
for Kindergarten
$3.50 (1 in stock)
Christian Light Kindergarten 2 - Activity Book 4
Sunrise Edition from Christian Light Education
for Kindergarten
$3.50 (1 in stock)
Christian Light Kindergarten 2 - Activity Book 5
Sunrise Edition from Christian Light Education
for Kindergarten
$3.50 (1 in stock)
Christian Light Kindergarten 2 - Teacher's Guide
Sunrise Edition from Christian Light Education
for Kindergarten
$11.00 (1 in stock)
Christian Light Kindergarten 2 - Workbook 1
Sunrise Edition from Christian Light Education
for Kindergarten
Christian Light Kindergarten 2 - Workbook 2
Sunrise Edition from Christian Light Education
for Kindergarten
Christian Light Kindergarten 2 - Workbook 3
Sunrise Edition from Christian Light Education
for Kindergarten
Christian Light Kindergarten 2 - Workbook 4
Sunrise Edition from Christian Light Education
for Kindergarten
Christian Light Kindergarten 2 - Workbook 5
Sunrise Edition from Christian Light Education
for Kindergarten
Circus Shapes
by Stuart J. Murphy
from HarperCollins
for Kindergarten-2nd grade
in Math Picture Books (Location: MATR-PIC)
$4.00 (1 in stock)
CLP Preschool Science
from Christian Liberty Press
for Preschool
in CLP Science (Location: SCICUR-CLP)
Color, Count, and Cut
from Study Time Publishers
for Preschool-Kindergarten
$3.25
Community Helpers Visuals with Lesson Guide
from A Beka Books
for Kindergarten
in A Beka History (Location: HISCUR-ABK)
$6.00 (3 in stock)
Complete Book of Thymes, Songs, Poems, Fingerplays, and Chants
by Jackie Silberg & Pam Schiller, illustrated by Deborah C. Wright
from Gryphon House
for Nursery-Kindergarten
$8.00 (1 in stock)
Counting with Numbers Workbook
Rod & Staff Preschool ABC Series
from Rod & Staff Publishers, Inc.
for Preschool-Kindergarten
Curious George's Dictionary
from Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
for Preschool-Kindergarten
in Dictionaries (Location: REF-DIC)
$9.00 (1 in stock)
Delightful Reading Level 1 Kit
by Lanaya Gore
from Simply Charlotte Mason
for Preschool
Delightful Reading Level 2 Kit
by Lanaya Gore
from Simply Charlotte Mason
for Preschool-1st grade
Delightful Reading Level 3 Kit
by Lanaya Gore
from Simply Charlotte Mason
for Kindergarten-2nd grade
Designs for Living and Learning
by Deb Curtis and Margie Carter
from Redleaf Press
for 9th-Adult
$16.00 (1 in stock)
Developing the Early Learner - 4 Volumes
by Simone Bibeau
from Perception Publications, Inc.
for Preschool-2nd grade
in Developing the Early Learner (Location: PRE-DEV)
$30.60
Developing the Early Learner Level 1
by Simone Bibeau
from Perception Publications, Inc.
for Preschool-2nd grade
in Developing the Early Learner (Location: PRE-DEV)
$8.50
Developing the Early Learner Level 2
by Simone Bibeau
from Perception Publications, Inc.
for Preschool-2nd grade
in Developing the Early Learner (Location: PRE-DEV)
$8.50
Developing the Early Learner Level 3
by Simone Bibeau
from Perception Publications, Inc.
for Preschool-2nd grade
in Developing the Early Learner (Location: PRE-DEV)
$8.50 $5.00 (2 in stock)
Developing the Early Learner Level 4
by Simone Bibeau
from Perception Publications, Inc.
for Preschool-2nd grade
in Developing the Early Learner (Location: PRE-DEV)
$8.50 $5.00 (3 in stock)
DK My Picture Art Class
by Nellie Shepherd
1st edition from DK Children
for Preschool-3rd grade
$5.00 (1 in stock)
Do It Carefully Workbook
Rod & Staff Preschool ABC Series
from Rod & Staff Publishers, Inc.
for Preschool-Kindergarten
Doing My Best
from Study Time Publishers
for Preschool-Kindergarten
$3.25
Early Childhood Wrap-Up Keys - Intro Kit
from Learning Wrap-Ups
for 3rd-6th grade
Ed Wakes Up
by Sherry Kurz
from Christian Liberty Press
in CLP Preschool (Location: PRE-CLP)
$6.15
Enjoying the Early Years - 2 DVD set only
by Sonya Shafer & Karen Smith
from Simply Charlotte Mason
for Adult
in Charlotte Mason Education (Location: HSR-METCM)
$13.00 (1 in stock)
Enjoying the Early Years - Book & DVD Set
by Sonya Shafer & Karen Smith
from Simply Charlotte Mason
for Nursery-Kindergarten
in Charlotte Mason Education (Location: HSR-METCM)
Entertaining and Educating Young Children
from Usborne
for Nursery-Kindergarten
$7.65 (1 in stock)
Everybody Has a Body
by Robert E. Rockwell, et al.
from Gryphon House
for Nursery-1st grade
in Preschool Science (Location: PRE-SCI)
$5.00 (2 in stock)
Everywhere We Go Workbook
Rod & Staff Preschool ABC Series
from Rod & Staff Publishers, Inc.
for Preschool-Kindergarten
EyeLike Letters
from Play Bac
for Preschool-2nd grade
$6.00 (1 in stock)
Felt 4" Alphabet
from A Beka Books
$18.00 (1 in stock)
Finding the Answers
Rod & Staff Preschool ABC Series
from Rod & Staff Publishers, Inc.
for Preschool-Kindergarten
Firehouse - Coloring Book
Dover Coloring Books
by Cathy Beylon
from Dover Publications
for Kindergarten-2nd grade
in Preschool Coloring Books (Location: COL-PRE)
$3.99
First 100 Words
from Priddy Books
for Nursery-Kindergarten
First Thousand Words in English
by Heather Amery & Stephen Cartwright
from Usborne
for Preschool-3rd grade
Fit-A-Space
from Patch Products
for Preschool-Kindergarten
$8.00 (1 in stock)
Footsteps for Fours - Teacher's Edition (old)
by L. Michelle Rosier
2nd edition from Bob Jones University Press
for Nursery-Preschool
in BJU Reading (Old Editions) (Location: OBJU-REA)
$25.00 (4 in stock)
For the Children's Hour
by Carolyn Sherwin Bailey, Clara M. Lewis
from Yesterday's Classics
for Nursery-1st grade
in Short Story Anthologies for Kids (Location: FIC-ANTH)
$18.95
Fun Poems & Finger Plays
2nd edition from A Beka Books
for Preschool
in Poetry for Children (Location: POET-CHIL)
$13.00 (1 in stock)
Giant Encyclopedia of Art & Craft Activities
by Carrie Barnes
from Gryphon House
for 4th-8th grade
$12.00 (1 in stock)
Going On Eagerly
Rod & Staff Preschool ABC Series
from Rod & Staff Publishers, Inc.
for Preschool-Kindergarten
$3.00 (1 in stock)
Greatest Gymnast of All
by Stuart J. Murphy
from HarperCollins
for Kindergarten-2nd grade
in Math Picture Books (Location: MATR-PIC)
$4.00 (1 in stock)
Hearing and Helping Workbook
from Rod & Staff Publishers, Inc.
for Preschool-Kindergarten
$2.00 (1 in stock)
Hearts & Hands
by Florence Lindstrom
2nd edition from Christian Liberty Press
for Kindergarten
in CLP Preschool (Location: PRE-CLP)
$16.75
Help Your Child Learn Number Skills
Usborne Parents' Guides
by Frances Mosley
from Usborne
for Adult
$2.70 (1 in stock)
Homegrown Preschooler
by Kathi H. Lee & Lesli M. Richards
from Gryphon House
for Adult
$15.00 (1 in stock)
Homepreschool and Beyond
by Susan Lemons
Fir from Liberty Books
for Preschool
Horizons Preschool - Student Workbook 1
Student/Stdy Gde from Alpha Omega Publications
in Horizons Preschool (Location: PRE-HOR)
$40.00
Horizons Preschool - Student Workbook 2
by Preschool
Student/Stdy Gde from Alpha Omega Publications
for Preschool
in Horizons Preschool (Location: PRE-HOR)
$40.00
Horizons Preschool - Teacher's Guide Volumes 1 & 2
Teacher's Guide from Alpha Omega Publications
for Preschool
in Horizons Preschool (Location: PRE-HOR)
$25.00 (1 in stock)
Horizons Preschool Curriculum Set
from Alpha Omega Publications
boxed curriculum set for preschool
in Horizons Preschool (Location: PRE-HOR)
$180.00
Horizons Preschool Homeschool Resource Packet
in Horizons Preschool (Location: PRE-HOR)
$21.00 (1 in stock)
Horizons Preschool Multimedia Set
from Alpha Omega Publications
in Horizons Preschool (Location: PRE-HOR)
$50.00 (1 in stock)
Hush
by Veronica Lake
from Zondervan
for Preschool-2nd grade
in Picture Books (Location: PICTURE)
$8.00 (1 in stock)
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