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This ToyShow Preview was last updated on 11/17/2010

Since 2005, the team of Steps4Kids, LLC has produced award winning instructional dvds to support children at home and at school who are in preK up to 4th grade. Steps4Kids dvds are also helpful to support students with individual learning needs (special needs) because of the easy-to-follow visual modeling and auditory support in each dvd.

The company's first series consists of dvds to support penmanship programs using D'Nealian®, Zaner-Bloser and other programs: Steps4Kids to Write Their ABCs (traditional printing similar to Zaner-Bloser®), Steps4Kids to Write Modern Manuscript (slanted printing similar to D'Nealian®), and Steps4Kids to Write Cursive. Each dvd introduces over 100 reading words and includes breaks to keep viewers engaged.

The printing dvds provide drawing breaks that show how to draw items using the letters. The cursive dvd offers "Look2Write" game breaks which shows colorful pictures and students race to find as many items in the photos that start with the letters shown. Our newest product, Steps4Kids to Write Modern Manuscript, also includes "Look2Write" spelling breaks to foster the reading and memorization of the 100+ words shown throughout the dvd.

Other products in development include math and drawing dvds (expected release date by 2011).

To support retailers, Steps4Kids offers lightweight cardboard displays for countertops and shelves, and hanging tabs to enable the display of the dvds near other products used to develop fine motor skills. Combination of the dvds can be used to meet the 10 dvd minimum. Free shipping is offered on all orders through 2010.
Steps4Kids to Write Their ABCs
The award winning Steps4Kids to Write Their ABCs is a 1 hour, 3 track DVD that helps children to write all upper and lowercase manuscript letters a-z on lined paper.

The recipient of 7 awards including: Creative Child Magazine DVD of the Year 2007, and Dr. Toy 100 Best Children's Products 2007.

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The DVD teaches ways to remember the proper pencil grip, introduces the children to letters sounds and over 100+ sight words to develop early reading skills, and even provides easy-to-remember tips on how to avoid reversals of letters p, q, b, d, s and z! It also includes fun drawing breaks to reinforce letters and keep children interested.

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Steps4Kids to Write Cursive
This colorful 1 hour, 4 track DVD shows how to write all "contemporary cursive" upper and lowercase letters in cursive (shows two versions of the uppercase "Q" and lowercase "y" to conform with most writing programs used at school), tips to remember letter connections, reminders on correct pencil grips and posture, and colorful graphics to not only show how the letters are written but to introduce cursive sight words to help children learn to read cursive writing.

The recipient of 5 awards including: Parents' Choice Approved 2008 and The Toy Man's Editor's Choice Award 2008.

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This DVD even has a special writing practice section that shows how to write select words to help children practice cursive connections. Fun breaks are interspersed throughout using our exclusive "Look2Write™" games to allow for individual or group writing fun!

(Students are given breaks to write down items they see in Look2Write™ pictures that start with the cursive letters shown!

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This ToyShow Preview was last updated on 11/17/2010