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Building on high quality early childhood classroom environments, these are the additional starter materials classrooms will need to fully launch the Tools of the Mind kindergarten curriculum. Teachers will learn about the activities and how to implement them in their Tools of the Mind professional development workshops. There are also separate consumable items, which programs will need to purchase each year, or as needed, to replenish as supplies are exhausted, listed under the K Consumable Materials tab.

Children use individual whiteboards in several Tools activities in PreK & K. This set comes with dry erase markers and erasers!

Mystery Question

Learning Resources Standard Pocket Chart, Classroom Supplies, Homeschool, Gifts for Teachers, Pocket Chart

Teachers like to use these to store Play Planning materials in PreK; Individual Scaffolded Writing materials in K. In PreK, teachers like to have one for each teacher or Play Planning group; in K, there is one for each team.

Books – These are core read aloud books in Kindergarten that build the foundation for the Tools of the Mind themes, and support the development of dramatization.

Magic Tree House Boxed Set, Books 1-4: Dinosaurs Before Dark, The Knight at Dawn, Mummies in the Morning, and Pirates Past Noon 

Magic Tree House Boxed Set, Books 5-8: Night of the Ninjas, Afternoon on the Amazon, Sunset of the Sabertooth, and Midnight on the Moon

The Three Little Pigs (Keepsake Stories)

Magic Tree House Boxed Set, Books 9-12: Dolphins at Daybreak, Ghost Town at Sundown, Lions at Lunchtime, and Polar Bears Past Bedtime

The Three Billy Goats Gruff

Goldilocks and the Three Bears

Three Billy Goats Gruff (Flip-Up Fairy Tales)

The True Story of the Three Little Pigs

The Three Little Wolves and the Big Bad Pig

The Three Silly Billies

Goldie and the Three Bears

Goldilocks Returns