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Skill Sharpeners

Award-winning activity books prepare children for the next grade level

The Skill Sharpeners series motivates children to practice curriculum-based skills to get ready for the next grade level. These colorful activity books present must-know skills in fun thematic activities.

  • Based on the most current standards for each grade level
  • Reading, writing, math, science, and critical thinking skills
  • Ideal for enrichment at home for grades Pre-K through 6th grade

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Skill Sharpeners:
  • Improves reading comprehension
  • Fiction and nonfiction stories
  • Follow-up reading activities

Skill Sharpeners: Math

Skill Sharpeners:
  • Numbers
  • Operations
  • Measurement
  • Data
  • Geometry
Skill Sharpeners:
Spell & Write
  • Spelling
  • Reading
  • Grammar and punctuation
  • Writing
Skill Sharpeners:
Critical Thinking
  • Builds critical thinking skills with fun cross-curricular activities
  • Puzzles, word problems, hands-on activities, and more
Skill Sharpeners:
  • Physical, life, and earth science concepts
  • Reading selections with follow-up activities
  • Hands-on projects
Skill Sharpeners:
  • Learn map skills
  • Understand geography concepts
  • Build reading and comprehension skills
New! Skill Sharpeners:
Grammar & Punctuation
  • Improve writing skills
  • Learn important grammar and punctuation rules
  • Provides visually engaging stories, activites, and word games

"My son needed some extra practice with spelling, and Skill Sharpeners was even interesting for him. His spelling did improve, and the book reinforced spelling patterns that he needed to practice."

Parent, California