2021 First-Grade Curriculum Kit

2021 First-Grade Curriculum Kit

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This year you will love helping your child become a competent reader, budding mathematician, and a thinking, eager learner. He will study science through the days of creation, learn about ancient times, and build his first robot. With creative art, hands-on logic, and a construction program that develops visual perception and creative thinking, this year will be a year packed with happy memories for both of you!

We asked parents who used our First-Grade Kit how long their student spent on "school," and they estimated that they spent 1-4 hours a day on their kit. You’ll be able to plan yours to work best for you with your access to the online Timberdoodle Scheduler, included with your kit. Make sure you allow yourself and your child some time to find your own rhythm!
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Handbook


2021 1st Grade Handbook + Scheduler

We wanted our curriculum handbook to be extremely simple, easy to use, and promote independent study as early as possible. Our guides are designed to get you up and running - today - without being overwhelming, boring, or confusing.

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Language Arts


All About Reading Level 2 Full-Color Edition Deluxe Set

All About Reading Level 2 picks up from where your student left off in Level 1, adding new skills systematically. Level 2 teaches 12 new phonograms, or sounds, including EE, OY, OW, and others.

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Daily 6-Trait Writing Grade 1

Develop students' writing skills in each of the six traits with 125 engaging, 10- to 15-minute lessons.

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Spelling You See - Level B

Spelling You See will help your child become a confident, successful speller, naturally and at his own speed. Each Spelling You See lesson is colorful, short, to the point, and fun!

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Imagidice

For over 15 years, educators have been using the creative, noncompetitive Imagidice as a storytelling resource to develop students' vocabulary, imagination, and creative problem-solving skills. Each sturdy cube has six images or icons, for a total of 72 unique images.

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Math
Did you know that we offer free kit customization?
Since each math curriculum approaches new concepts at a different pace if you're switching to Math-U-See this year we highly recommend that you take advantage of the readiness assessments here to make sure you start with the level your child needs.

Math-U-See Readiness Assessments


Math-U-See Alpha

If you are looking for a manipulative-based curriculum that ensures your children will be able to fully understand each mathematical concept before moving on to another one, you have found it in Math-u-See.

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Wrap-Ups Addition

Finally, a learning manipulative that is truly portable! Your children can use Wrap-Ups in the car, at the beach, at the doctor's office, or even during a home-school meeting; the possibilities are endless!

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Wrap-Ups Subtraction

This is a wonderful tool for visual and kinesthetic children, and if you encourage them to say the problems aloud, it is equally marvelous for the auditory child. Because it is self-correcting, your children will have immediate feedback for checking accuracy.

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Mobi Kids

Möbi Kids is a fun, simple, and multicolored math game where kids race to use all of their tiles to build number sentences crossword-style.

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Thinking Skills


Critical And Creative 1

Critical And Creative Thinking Activities, Grade 1. Profound thinking requires both imagination and intellectual ideas. To produce excellence in thinking we need to engage our children in a curriculum that overlaps the logical and the imaginative.

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miniLUK High IQ Set

The miniLUK Brain Training series is similar to the bambinoLUK, but it is designed for an older child. Its controller board has twelve tiles in a high-quality plastic case with a transparent lid. The activities are much more challenging and feature complex brain exercises.

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Cat & Mouse

Welcome back this award-winning logic-based maze puzzle, exclusively for Timberdoodle! In Cat and Mouse, your child will choose a challenge, then make the right connections to build a path by arranging the sturdy plastic maze tiles, developing logical thinking skills, strategic planning, and visual/spatial perception.

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Postman Observation Game

Imported from Spain, Postman Observation Game will test your child’s visual acuity as well as his visual memory and ability to respond quickly. Postman is a multigenerational game that will grow with your family. And because you can set up the city differently every time you play, Postman stays fresh and entertaining!

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History


The Story of the World Volume 1

The Story of the World Volume 1, Ancient Times (5000 BC to 400 AD) - History is a story; your children will love this captivating read-aloud series! This engaging guide presents world history in a narrative format.

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The Story of the World Volume 1 Activity Book

The Story of the World Volume 1 Activity Book, Comprehensive activity book and curriculum guide for The Story of the World Volume I. Children and parents love the activities!

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The Story of the World Volume 1 Audio Book

The Story of the World Volume 1 Audio Book, Unabridged for listening to on long car trips, while working around the house, or just for added convenience on any school day!

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Famous Figures of Ancient Times

While you read historical accounts aloud, your avid artist can color in the detailed figures of twenty people who shaped history. A hole-punch and common fasteners allow their arms and legs to move and their swords and shields to flash.

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Geography


Skill Sharpeners Geography - Grade 1

Skill Sharpeners Geography lets your child explore his world while learning key map skills and geography concepts with little fuss on your part. It takes your child beyond just the basics of geography and includes a smattering of histories and cultures within our world.

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World Scrunch Map

Printed on water and tear-resistant material, ScrunchMaps are as kid-proof as you can get. Very detailed with gorgeous colors, ScrunchMap is portable, practical, measures 36 x 24 inches and can be used in any weather!

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Science


Science in the Beginning Set

The Berean Science series teaches science as discovered throughout history, so it makes perfect sense for the series to open right at the beginning with the six days of creation.

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Lab Kit for Science in the Beginning

The lab kit for Science in the Beginning contains over 20 less common household items. This handy kit has virtually all of the more unusual household stocked items in just the quantities you’ll need to complete your experiments.

Please note: Lab kits are non-returnable.

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STEM


Plus-Plus Excursion

Plus-Plus encourages children to think creatively about color, design, and structure and is a painless way to develop fine motor skills and hand-eye coordination. Included with Excursion are over 1,050 Plus-Plus pieces, wheels, chassis, a square baseplate, and three instruction manuals.

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Robotis PLAY 600 Pets

Robotis Pets' step-by-step assembly instructions show your child how to build up to seven moving pet robots. Easy to assemble. No tools required. Imaginative scientists can exercise creativity and develop fine-motor skills.

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Art


What's New? What's Missing? What's Different?

From drawing different pillows under napping cats, to finding the unusual flamingos in the flock, even completing the parts of the dogs that are missing, What's New? What’s Missing? What’s Different? inspires your young learners to discern both broad and subtle differences and respond creatively.

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Aquarellum - Cosmos Set

With Aquarellum's exclusive water-resistant technique, paint flows off the wax barriers and adheres only to the design motif areas, making the vivid colors pop.

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Create Your Own Planet!

Now your child can create his own world precisely the way he wants it, in the one-of-a-kind doodle book, Create Your Own Planet! Brilliant, hilarious, therapeutic, and just a bit unruly, Create Your Own Planet! will spark any child’s imagination.

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Cosmos Foil

Djeco's Cosmos Foil is a super-fun craft project for your first-grader. Using an innovative two-step process, Cosmos Foil is versatile, sparkly, and mess-free!

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Do Art Coloring with Clay

Do Art Coloring with Clay is a brilliant clay coloring kit that uses pre-printed boards for children to create amazing, eye-popping works of art. Color areas by pinching off small amounts of clay and pressing them on. Marbleize, layer, and blend the 12 vibrant clay colors to create one-of-a-kind masterpieces.

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Learning Tools


Mad Mattr Craftsman

Mad Mattr - an amazingly moldable, stretchable, dough-like compound - can be shaped into countless brilliantly colored creations. In Craftsman, you have not only the brickmaker, but also six shaped extruders and a safe cutting tool to create cookies, pillars, and jewels.

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Test Prep: Grade 1

The Test Prep series offers students the essential groundwork needed to prepare for standardized tests. Based on subject areas covered by most state standardized tests, these colorful, inviting workbooks provide a good sampling of all the skills required of each grade level.

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Shanyn V.
Great Curriculum!

My daughter's have done really well with the curriculum in this kit! They love learning the different subjects and each subject explains the information clearly. The curriculum also explains how to beat teach the information so it isn't overwhelming!

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Anonymous

This is my third year using your kits. We absolutely love them. Thank you for helping create a wonderful fun way to learn.

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Dona R.
Thank you, Timberdoodle!

Once again this year I spent hours, days, and weeks pouring over curriculum options offered by various homeschool companies. And, once again, I found that Timberdoodle fits the homeschool model we love best: lots of hands-on materials, STEM, and the incredible knack of making learning FUN! I am so grateful for the hours of research and the years of wisdom you pour into putting together your curriculum. And the fact that kits can be customized is icing on the cake. Again and again we open a workbook or other component of your kit and I am blown away by how well it fits my daughter and her learning style and needs. THANK YOU!

I will review the components of the 1st grade kit separately, but some of our favorites so far are: Create Your Own Planet; Imagidice; Postman Observation Game; What's New? What's Missing? What's Different?; and Critical and Creative. On a practical note, as my daughter's teacher, I highly appreciate that Math-U-See, All About Reading, and Spelling You See are all easy to use and make learning so straightforward. Well done, Timberdoodle team!!!

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Samantha T.
Awesome

The scheduler book provides valuable information. Well laid out and easy to use as resource. Love the reading guide and book suggestions. Also love all the subjects put together for us! Timberdoodle has done all the work for us busy moms.

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Ashley S.
Kindergarten Review

As a first time homeschooling, mom, I was so overwhelmed at first. I was researching all sorts of curriculums, taking copious notes, watching YouTube reviews and talking to other homeschooling moms. It was all very overwhelming. When I discovered Timberdoodle, it made me breathe a sigh of relief. Because they did all the research for me. They even bundled it altogether in one comprehensive kit. Then gave me 3 choices of which kit I would want. Definitely a no brainer. So I ordered the basic kit and added some things on later. I should've made a customizable kit, but now I know. We did the curriculum for Kindergarten and really liked it. I used to teach 2nd grade and I know what to look for in a good curriculum. I love all the things they chose. Our favorites were the games, of course, Bede's History (because of all the fun activities), math, and reading. We had such a good year and can't wait to start 1st grade!