Early Years

First Concepts

  • Learn with Elmer - Collection - 9781783447282
    ELMF 3 years +
    3 years +
    • £4.99
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    Young children can learn all about actions, colours, numbers and shapes with this cute set of little board books starring Elmer the patchwork elephant.

    It presents basic first concepts in a way that babies and toddlers will find fun and accessible.

    David McKee's Elmer books have sold 7 million books all around the world so who better to introduce essential concepts than this excellent elephant? These books offer a trunk load of fun.

    Format: board book
  • CLRS 3 years +
    Samantha Meredith
    3 years +
    • £3.99
    • RRP £8.99
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    This interactive book gives children a warm welcome to the world of colour!

    With die-cut, cut-out 3D pieces to touch on every page and rhymes to enjoy as they read through the book, this helps make early learning fun and is a vibrant introduction to the colours of the rainbow.

    Not suitable for children aged under 36 months.
  • BBAN 5 years +
    Martin Jenkins
    5 years +
    • £4.99
    • RRP £11.99
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    Bird is building her nest. She pushes and pulls twigs into place until she's made a cosy cup, ready and waiting... can your children guess what for?

    Following a bird as it builds a nest, this gorgeous picture book offers an introduction to forces and the concepts of pushing and pulling. From trying to catch the worm to gathering twigs, this is an exciting and accessible introduction to both nature and science.

    It uses a charming story to introduce children to facts about this scientific - and extremely useful - concept.
  • SHTH 3 years +
    Jane McGuinness
    3 years +
    (1)
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    Say hi to Hedgehog with this delightful nature storybook.

    With gorgeous illustrations, it follows the little creature throughout the year and shows children what hedgehogs (and hoglets) like to eat, how they hunt for food and even how they build their nests. It covers the life cycle all the way from a tiny hoglet to a healthy adult and explains how they prepare for hibernation.

    The book finishes with author and illustrator Jane McGuinness giving tips on how you can make your garden hedgehog-friendly and help our spiky pals survive the winter.
  • INON Toddlers
    Toddlers
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    This tactile book will help very young children learn all about different numbers. It has raised and recessed pieces on the pages and the colourful artwork and characterful objects are sure to capture the attention of young readers.

    Illustrated by Fiona Powers, this book will help inspire children to think and use their imagination and the interactive nature makes it perfect for stimulating the senses. They may even learn some new words alongside the numbers as they read through.
  • INOS Toddlers
    Toddlers
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    This tactile book will help very young children learn all about different shapes. It has raised and recessed pieces on the pages and the colourful artwork and characterful objects are sure to capture the attention of young readers.

    Illustrated by Fiona Powers, this book will help inspire children to think and use their imagination and the interactive nature makes it perfect for stimulating the senses. They may even learn some new words as they read through.
  • ALFW Babies
    Babies
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    The Alphaprints artwork combines fingerprints with everyday items to create something that is eye-catching and incredible. In this book, it's used to introduce children to various first words.

    The artwork is refreshingly different and the fingerprints are embossed, making this book a visual and tactile treat. The first words are also ones that babies and toddlers will recognise from their day-to-day lives.
  • FWN2 3 years +
    Collins Easy Learning
    3 years +
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    Children can have fun learning their first words by making use of these colourful flashcards featuring pictures and words.

    A fun and easy way of building confidence and preparing for school, the cards feature fun ideas for games to play and helpful guidance for parents.

    The set contains 31 word and picture cards, 11 high-frequency word cards and 7 rhyming and nonsense word activity cards.
  • FNU2 3 years +
    Collins Easy Learning
    3 years +
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    Children can learn numbers 0-20 by looking at the colourful pictures and numerals on these educational flashcards. They provide a fun and easy way for children to build their confidence in counting and recognise a wide range of numbers.

    Perfect for preparing your children for school, they will help children practise numbers and encourage them to trace them and develop early adding and taking away skills. There are also symbol cards to help children practise simple sums.

    There is helpful guidance for parents and even ideas for fun games to play with the cards.
  • FCZ2 3 years +
    Collins Easy Learning
    3 years +
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    These flashcards are full of colourful pictures that introduce children to every letter of the alphabet. They provide a fun and easy way of helping children recognise both upper and lower case letters.

    Ideal for helping children build their reading confidence, they're essential for learning before heading to school and even have plenty of ideas for fun games to play to help make the letters even more memorable.

    They also come with helpful guidance for parents.
  • FWP2 3 years +
    Collins Easy Learning
    3 years +
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    Introduce young learners to phonics with these flashcards full of colourful pictures and words. They provide a fun and easy way of helping children recognise letters and sounds and build their confidence while reading at home.

    Perfect for preparing your children for school, this set contains letter and sound cards and provides advice on blending sounds to read words and is bursting with ideas for fun games to play. There is also plenty of helpful guidance for parents.
  • My Book of ... Collection - 6 Books - Collection - 9781848696181
    MBKO 3 years +
    3 years +
    • £5.99
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    • Just £1.00 per book
    These picture books are hugely colourful and feature appealing artwork from illustrators Britta Teckentrup and Kasia Nowowiejska.

    They cover all kinds of exciting themes and are ideal for teaching children first words and developing their coordination skills and cognitive development.

    My Book of Farm Noises introduces the animals found on the farm and the sounds they make; My Book of Animal Babies looks at what animals look like (and what they're called) when they are young; and My Book of First Words will help children learn the terms for everyday items. There are also accessible books covering opposites, counting and colours.
  • EDWS 3 years +
    3 years +
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    With double-sided pages, this giant, fun-filled activity floor pad introduces the early learning concepts of words and shapes.

    It has reusable stickers and plenty of easy-to-follow activities (including writing practice, dot-to-dots and colouring in) that will help children prepare for school and get to grips with these important concepts.
  • EDCC 3 years +
    3 years +
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    This fun-filled activity floor pad introduces the early learning concepts of colours and counting and is full of appealing artwork.

    It has double-sided pages, reusable stickers and plenty of easy-to-follow activities that will help children prepare for when they go to school and get to grips with these important concepts.
  • Peppa Pig: Wipe-Clean Collection - 5 Books - Collection - 9780241313947
    PWCP 3 years +
    3 years +
    (1)
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    • Just £1.40 per book
    Peppa Pig is here to help your children learn all about first handwriting skills and many other early learning concepts in this brilliantly interactive five-book collection.

    The familiar character of Peppa helps make these wipe-clean activity books appealing and they provide accessible introductions to the likes of handwriting practice, first words, telling the time, counting and numbers.

    This collection includes a special wipe-clean pen.
  • AWA2 Toddlers
    Julia Donaldson
    Toddlers
    (1)
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    Based on the bestselling toddler series from Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler, the team behind the Gruffalo, this book can help kids learn all about colours with their favourite characters from Acorn Wood.

    Can they see Fox's blue socks? What about Bear's red waistcoat, or the yellow flowers in Rabbit's garden? This has plenty of things to spot and will help children identify colours with ease.
  • AWB2 Toddlers
    Julia Donaldson
    Toddlers
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    The beloved characters from Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler's Tales from Acorn Wood series can help toddlers learn how to count in this stunning book.

    One pig playing hide-and-seek; two socks that Fox has lost; three letters for Bear to deliver; and four mice keeping Rabbit awake... This book is perfect when it comes to providing an introduction to counting and numbers.
  • Animal Babies Handy Board Books Collection - 4 Books - Collection - 9781909090972 - Philip Dauncey
    ABHB Toddlers
    Toddlers
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    Many young children love animals of all shapes and sizes, so what better way to inspire an equal amount of love for books than this set of four delightfully sturdy board books based on creatures they would see as pets, in the zoo and on safari?

    The chunky, small baby books come complete with a carry handle so little hands can hold them with ease and the bright, bold artwork of the baby animals is instantly appealing.

    Short sentences are also sure to stimulate the senses, as well as help to introduce first words and concepts to any little animal fan! The Really Decent Handy Books are a great introduction to animals and books for children aged 12 months and over.
  • ST2663 3 years +
    3 years +
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    These four colourful wall charts will help children aged 3 and over learn the alphabet, their first numbers, colours and shapes and the animals and objects that can be found on the farm.

    Beautifully illustrated and very eye-catching, these will help children learn a range of important first concepts before they even start school.

    Ages 3 plus

    Box dimensions: 530 x 200mm. Each poster: 750 x 520mm
  • APOMV Toddlers
    Rosalinde Bonnet
    Toddlers
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    This is a charming and colourful picture wordbook of going on holiday, ideal for teaching babies and young children sixty holiday-related words. Enjoying the scenes and reading the simple labels encourages vocabulary building, talking and word recognition. Scenes include getting ready to go, at the campsite, on the beach, at the cafe and picnic time. This is a book perfect for sharing or for a child to sit with by themselves.
  • APORT 3 years +
    Anna Milbourne
    3 years +
    (1)
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    This is an artist-led picture book, which introduces young children to the vastness of the universe, how far away the moon is, what gravity is and the concept of space travel through a gentle and captivating story about an imaginative little girl. Combining full colour illustrations with NASA photographs from the surface of the moon, this beautifully illustrated picture book takes young children on an amazing journey into outer space. The story's use of rhythmic text generates an evocative and friendly tale, taking children on a magical and informative journey.
  • AAJBG 4 years +
    Debi Gliori
    4 years +
    (2)
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    Get singing. Listen to the 60-minute CD that contains all fifty rhymes from the book, and have great fun singing along with your child as you follow the words on the page together. Beautifully illustrated with a sprinkle of magic so you can enjoy all your favourite rhymes from "Little Miss Muffet", "Hickory Dickory Dock" to "Ring Around the Rosy" and "Old Mother Hubbard". It is great for sharing at any time of day.
  • ADUWV 3 years +
    3 years +
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    With simple instructions, appealing illustrations and a wipe-clean surface that allows for endless mistakes, Wipe Clean Numbers is a fun work book. The book comes with its own special pen and will gradually help build youngsters' confidence and pen control, as well as encourage them to recognise numbers.

  • ALKMI 3 years +
    Roger Priddy
    3 years +
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    Learn To Write Your Letters