DiscoveryWorks Learning Kits
Activity bags for pre-K- 2nd Grade. Each kit has its own book and activity card. May be checked out for 3 weeks.
NOTE: If Kits are returned with items missing, patrons may be charged the full kit price.
Use plastic animals to explore math and learn about balance.
Contents: 1 paperback ; 1 balance ; 1 bag of 48 small plastic animals ; activity guide ; pink striped bag.
Mixed Up Chameleon Kit
2 Chameleon puppets teach about differences.
Contents: My visit to the aquarium / Aliki -- 1 scarlet ibis -- manta ray -- shark -- clown fish -- sea otter -- activity guide -- coral reef bag.
Guinea Pigs Kit
A big guinea pig puppet teaches about this little pet.
Color and Color Mixing Kit
Use mouse puppets to learn about primary colors and mixing.
11 brightly colored fish present an early reading activity.
Baby Animal Names Kit
A bluebird and her babies teach baby animal names.
Flies, fish and an alligator teach about the Everglades.
Let a friendly puppet help teach about our five amazing senses.
Weather Words Kit
Plush weather symbols teach basic weather concepts.
Content: 1 paperback ; 3 plush weather symbols - 1 sun - 1 rainbow - 1 cloud ; 1 activity card
Seed Growth Kits
Plush flower pots help explain how seeds grow into plants.
Flying Squirrel Kit
Explore flying squirrels & other nighttime animals.
Comparing Amounts Kit
Plastic carrots, peanuts & worms teach the concept of comparison.
Use binoculars and a magnifier to observe the world around us.
Explore habitats using a plush salamander, mushroom & leaves.
Contents: The salamander room / Anne Mazer -- salamander -- toadstool -- leaves -- 1 activity guide -- avocado bag.
A morphing puppet illustrates a frog life cycle.
Investigate the rainforest with the help of four (4) finger puppet animals.
Moon Exploration Kit
Learn about the moon with an astronaut and space shuttle.
Mistaken Identity Kit
Math Sequencing Kit
Have fun at a rabbit's pajama party with four (4) plush animals.
Seasons/Art Appreciation Kit
4 plush trees help illustrate seasons.
Zoo Animals Kit
Travel with 4 finger puppets on a trip to the zoo.
Use plush products to learn how materials can be recycled.
Shells and Shell Animals Kit
4 plush puppets show what animals live in shells.
Sinking and Floating Kit
4 plastic ships and colorful weights explore buoyancy.
Contents: 1 paperback ; 10 ducks ; 4 boats ; chrome stones ; activity guide ; blue waves bag.
A plush globe and animals show how special our earth is.
Contents: 1 paperback ; 1 plush globe ; 1 elephant ; 1 kangaroo ; 1 octopus ; 1 frog ; activity card ; white earth/sun bag.
A big frog puppet and a clock teach time concepts.
Musical Chairs Kit
6 “monsters” play musical chairs to teach counting and subtraction.
Gardening for Kids Kit
Plastic vegetables teach about gardening.
Contents: 1 paperback ; 1 red plastic bowl; 1white plastic spoon ; 8 plastic vegetables ; activity guide ; vegetable bag.
DiscoveryWorks Learning Kits
Activity bags for 3rd to 5th Graders. Each kit has its own book and activity card. May be checked out for 3 weeks. NOTE: If Kits are returned with items missing, patrons may be charged the full kit price.
Rocks and Fossils Kit
Contains rock and fossils samples, and “Rock hound” tools.
Pirate Adventure Kit
Enter the world of pirates with this unique and interesting kit.
Contents: (6 items) : 1 book ; pirate adventure activity notebook ; sky challenger star chart ; practice rope ; directional compass ; small telescope ; black mesh backpack.
Insects and Spiders Kit
A capture net, bug viewers, and sketch pad teach about insects.
Contents: Kit #3B includes : Catch N' View Butterfly Net -- Bug House (2 pieces clear and pink plastic) -- Garden Spider Web frame -- Creature Peeper Bug Viewer -- Insectigations: 40 hands-on activities to explore the insect world
Pond Life Kit
1 radio cassette recorder with electrical cord.
Contents: (10 items) : 2 books ; plankton net with specimen bottle ; magnifying jar ; 2-way bug viewer, small fish net ; magnifying glass ; large kitchen baster; navy backpack.
Explore pond life using a collection jar, magnifier, and capture net.
Magnetic Forces Kit
Explore magnetism using magnets and a magic penny set.
Contents: 2 paperbacks ; 1 magnetic discovery board ; 1 magnetic forces exploration kit ; 1 magic penny magnet set ; activity guide ; black mesh backpack.
Spy Adventure Kit
Enter the world of espionage, and learn the secrets of spies.
Contents: (7 items) : 1 book ; activity file folders (6) ; hollow book ; voice scrambler ; rearview glasses ; stash ; reaction tester.
Contains a microscope, prepared slides, and instructional books.
Contents: Kit #9 includes (9 items, all books from Amazon) : The World of the Microscope by Chris Oxlade and Corinne Stockley, MicroMonsters by Christopher Maynard, Hidden Worlds by Stephen Kramer, Microscope instruction booklet, (DW) Microscope, Slide container, Microscope container 6 prepared slides, Backpack.
Children's Learning Kits
Available in the Children's Department
Thematic Preschool Kits
Each bag includes 5 picture books and an item (puzzle, puppet, game, etc) related to popular preschool curriculum themes: seasons, types of animals, holidays, community helpers, and more.
Each bag includes 5 picture or non-fiction books and an item (puzzle, puppet, game, music) designed to help parents talk to children about difficult subjects: bullies, divorce, illness, anger, and more.
Each bag includes a classic picture book and accompanying puppet.
Musical Instrument Kits
Preschool and elementary musical instrument kits for beginning musicians.