Educational Software on the Early Literacy Station™

The educational applications in each curricular area are carefully chosen based on a number of weighted characteristics, including educational efficacy, age appropriateness, engagement quotient, and overall breadth of academic experience.

The Early Literacy Station is available in three language editions.

Version 11 educational applications:

Arthur's Birthday

Arthur's Birthday

Interactive Storybook

Updated Wanderful e-book version of this Arthur classic about social skills such as sharing, compromise, and understanding.

Arthur's Teacher Trouble

Arthur's Teacher Trouble

Interactive Storybook

Updated Wanderful e-book version of this Arthur classic about social skills such as sharing, compromise, and understanding.

Bailey's Book House

Bailey's Book House

Early Language

Contains seven easy-to-use early language activities with speech and graphics. Great introduction to letter sounds and words.

Berenstain Bears Get in a Fight

Berenstain Bears Get in a Fight

Interactive Storybook

Revamped e-book from Wanderful about this classic family focuses on conflict resolution.

Britannica Children's Learning Suite

Britannica Children's Learning Suite

Multiple Learning Activities

Take an exciting journey with learning games, challenging activities, homework help, world atlas, historical timelines, photos, videos, audio clips, and virtual tours.

Britannica Elementary and Student Encyclopedia

Britannica Elementary and Student Encyclopedia

Reference

Take a journey with learning games, activities, homework help, timelines, maps, photos, videos and virtual tours.

Click!

Click!

Productivity

Use Click! to take photos using the built-in webcam (specific hardware), then import those photos into a number of programs.

ClueFinders 3rd Grade and 4th Grade Adventures

ClueFinders 3rd Grade and 4th Grade Adventures

Multiple Learning Activities

Go on adventures by following clues and solving puzzles based on math, reading, science and geography.

Diego's Safari Rescue

Diego's Safari Rescue

Learning Activities

Help Diego save the African elephants of the Serengeti from an evil magician while learning about animals on the savannah, counting, colors, shapes, patterns, and native culture.

Fingertapps Instruments Band

Fingertapps Instruments Band

Music

Great collaborative music program with multi-touch capabilities.

Fingertapps Instruments Solo

Fingertapps Instruments Solo

Music

Great music program with multi-touch capabilities. Play and record music and mix sounds.

Fingertapps Jelly Jigsaw

Fingertapps Jelly Jigsaw

PreK Activities

Great puzzle program with multi-touch capabilities. Solve puzzles featuring 6, 12, or 18 tiles with friends or solo.

Fingertapps Paint

Fingertapps Paint

Creativity

Creative art title with multi-touch capabilities.

Fingertapps Sky Writer

Fingertapps Sky Writer

Early Language

Great PreK program with multitouch capabilities. Learn to count and draw numbers from 1 to 9.

Getting Ready for Kindergarten

Getting Ready for Kindergarten

Early Learning/Socialization

Learn school-essential physical, social, and early academic skills with the PreK pair of Jill and Joey.

Giggles My Musical World / Giggles ABCs and 123s / Nursery Rhymes

Giggles My Musical World / Giggles ABCs and 123s / Nursery Rhymes

Early Learning

Very visually appealing programs that are great for very young learners. My Musical World features all kinds of musical elements. Keyboard turns into any instrument! Nursery Rhymes includes 14 classic tales.

Gingerbread Man

Gingerbread Man

Interactive Storybook

The classic tale about a precocious cookie receives a fresh new treatment from Yellow Door. Reading, writing, and creativity.

Goldilocks and the Three Bears

Goldilocks and the Three Bears

Interactive Storybook

The classic tale receives a fresh new e-book treatment from Yellow Door. Facilitates reading, writing, and creativity.

Harry and the Haunted House

Harry and the Haunted House

Interactive Storybook

Revamped e-book from Wanderful about Harry and his friends searching a whimsical haunted house for a lost baseball.

Help Me 2 Learn Letters

Help Me 2 Learn Letters

Vocabulary

Learn all about the alphabet with a focus on letter sounds and an introduction to phonics.

Help Me 2 Learn Numbers

Help Me 2 Learn Numbers

Mathematics

Focused on number identification to 30, counting, and introducing basics of addition and subtraction.

Interactive Storybooks:  Boy Who Cried Wolf, Buckle My Shoe, Humpty Dumpty, Jack and the Beanstalk, and Three Little Pigs

Interactive Storybooks: Boy Who Cried Wolf, Buckle My Shoe, Humpty Dumpty, Jack and the Beanstalk, and Three Little Pigs

Interactive Storybooks

These classic tales get an updated, interactive treatment courtesy of Speakaboos. Story text is highlighted, words are pronounced, there is hidden content on every page, and so much more.

JumpStart Advanced 1st Grade

JumpStart Advanced 1st Grade

Multiple Learning Activities

Beloved program includes 10 activities that teach math, reading, science, and more. Includes tutorial assistance for struggling kids.

JumpStart Advanced Toddler

JumpStart Advanced Toddler

Early Learning Activities

In Grandma Duck's magical garden, children discover original songs and eight activities that introduce numbers, shapes, colors, and more.

Kid Pix 3D

Kid Pix 3D

Creativity

This time-tested favorite now features eye-popping, 3D graphics and easy-path animation.

Know Your USA / Know Your World

Know Your USA / Know Your World

Geography

Learn about the geography (from cities to rivers) of the USA and the world from an in-depth series of maps, quizzes, and puzzles.

Krazy ArtRoom

Krazy ArtRoom

Creativity

A rare, magical program full of great special effects. Easy-to-use art and creativity center captures the power of interactive media.

La Casa de Dora

La Casa de Dora

Multiple Learning Activities

Explore virtually every primary curricular area as you explore the rooms of Dora’s house and play soccer against Boots.

Libre Office: Calc, Draw, Impress, Writer

Libre Office: Calc, Draw, Impress, Writer

Productivity & Creativity

Learn lifetime computer skills within these applications based on word processing (Writer), spreadsheet manipulation (Calc), presentation creation (Impress), and illustration authoring (Draw).

Little Monster at School

Little Monster at School

Interactive Storybook

Follow Little Monster through a full school day of ABCs, counting, science, music, art, and making a new friend in this Wanderful e-book.

Math Arena

Math Arena

Mathematics

Genius math app that teaches advanced math concepts while facilitating collaborative learning and healthy competition.

Math Blaster 5-7

Math Blaster 5-7

Mathematics

Eight entertaining math activities cover concepts all the way from basic addition and subtraction to measurement and even Mancala.

Math Doodles

Math Doodles

Mathematics

Count money, tell time, learn fractions, and solve problems as part of this engaging, inventive math program. Even algebra is covered.

Merriam Webster Dictionary

Merriam Webster Dictionary

Reference

The premiere Student Dictionary and Thesaurus. Multiple language translations.

Millie's Math House

Millie's Math House

Mathematics

Explore numbers, shapes, patterns, addition, and subtraction in this educational staple.

Miss Humblebee's Academy

Miss Humblebee's Academy

PreK Activities

An immersive, comprehensive, sequential PreK program covering all subject areas.

MusiCan 1

MusiCan 1

Music & Sound

This active listening program offers a “world of sound.” Includes sing-alongs, the sounds of a farm, sporting events, a busy town, and more.

MusiCan 2-3

MusiCan 2-3

Music & Sound

Uses animation, visual cues, audio tracks, repetition, songs, and role-play to introduce pitch, beat, dynamics, timbre, rhythm, and timing.

MusiCan 4-5

MusiCan 4-5

Music & Sound

Investigate music styles, instruments, melodies, notation, and structures. Helps kids develop appraising, composing, and performing skills.

My Amazing Human Body

My Amazing Human Body

Science

Entertaining introduction to the human body led by a humorous skeleton. Covers the skeleton, organs, and body systems.

Photo Kit Junior

Photo Kit Junior

Creativity

Lots of activities using photos, art work, and writing. Create your own slideshow with captions and music.

Reader Rabbit Learn to Read with Phonics

Reader Rabbit Learn to Read with Phonics

Early Language

Learn to recognize and sound out words, build vocabulary, improve memory, develop concentration, and more.

Reader Rabbit Toddler

Reader Rabbit Toddler

Early Reading

Toddlers learn by observing and exploring the world around them, discovering numbers, letters, shapes, and sounds.

Sammy's Science House

Sammy's Science House

Science

Introduces early science and thinking skills: classify animals, sequence movies, adjust weather conditions, and observe wild life.

Science Express: Life Processes and Physical Processes

Science Express: Life Processes and Physical Processes

Science

Learn how and where animals live in Life Processes. With Physical Processes, dig into the world of physical science.

Sesame Street - Learn, Play & Grow

Sesame Street - Learn, Play & Grow

Early Learning

Robust title for ages 2–4 features 25 activities based on language development, counting, music, art, and shape recognition.

Space and the Universe

Space and the Universe

Science

Land the lunar module, explore the stars in a virtual planetarium, and enjoy all things outer space in this outrageously robust title from Dorling Kindersley.

SpeedCrunch

SpeedCrunch

Productivity

Easy to use open-source calculator application includes advanced Math Book feature.

SpongeBob SquarePants Typing

SpongeBob SquarePants Typing

Typing

Become Bikini Bottom's best typist by helping SpongeBob master a series of typing-based games.

Stationery Studio

Stationery Studio

Creativity

Kids write stories, reports, letters, and create illustrations with this award-winning handwriting and computer graphics program.

Thinkin' Things: Toony The Loon's Lagoon

Thinkin' Things: Toony The Loon's Lagoon

Problem Solving

Six activities build logical thinking skills like compare and contrast, hypothesize and test, create and discern, and analyze and predict.

Trudy's Time and Place House

Trudy's Time and Place House

Multiple Activities

Focuses on time and geography skills. Inside Trudy the Alligator's main room, children choose from five engaging activities.

Tux Paint

Tux Paint

Creativity

Create your own art with this award-winning, open source gem.

USA Explorer

USA Explorer

Geography

Learn U.S. geography, visiting interesting locations and landmarks, as you track down Joe across the 50 states.

Volcanic Panic

Volcanic Panic

Mathematics

Compete against other players or the computer in this 3-D boardgame-style math challenge with a volcanic eruption imminent—rescue awaits only the winner!

World Explorer

World Explorer

Geography

This time, the search for Joe is worldwide. Explore 40 scrolling map scenes, 600 information screens, 16 videos, 19 journeys, and five games in this riveting introduction to geography.

World of Goo

World of Goo

Physics/Problem Solving

Solve an increasingly more difficult set of challenges with constructions of “goo” featuring varying characteristics in this wildly popular game based on simple physics and problem solving.

Arthur's Birthday

Arthur's Birthday

Interactive Storybook

Updated Wanderful e-book version of this Arthur classic about social skills such as sharing, compromise, and understanding.

Arthur's Teacher Trouble

Arthur's Teacher Trouble

Interactive Storybook

Updated Wanderful e-book version of this Arthur classic about social skills such as sharing, compromise, and understanding.

Bailey's Book House

Bailey's Book House

Early Language

Contains seven easy-to-use early language activities with speech and graphics. Great introduction to letter sounds and words.

Berenstain Bears Get in a Fight

Berenstain Bears Get in a Fight

Interactive Storybook

Revamped e-book from Wanderful about this classic family focuses on conflict resolution.

Britannica Compacta Dictionary (Merriam-Webster)

Britannica Compacta Dictionary (Merriam-Webster)

Reference

Classic resource. Supports multiple language translations.

Britannica Elementary Encyclopedia

Britannica Elementary Encyclopedia

Reference

A great resource that features a world atlas, historical timelines, thousands of photographs, videos, audio clips, and virtual tours.

Britannica Student Encyclopedia

Britannica Student Encyclopedia

Reference

Includes useful homework resources, video subject browsing, and how-to documents on topics such as writing a book review.

Britannica Student Encyclopedia

Britannica Student Encyclopedia

Reference

Includes useful homework resources, video subject browsing, and how-to documents on topics such as writing a book review.

Click!

Click!

Productivity

Use Click! to take photos using the built-in webcam (specific hardware), then import those photos into a number of programs.

ClueFinders 3rd Grade and 4th Grade Adventures

ClueFinders 3rd Grade and 4th Grade Adventures

Multiple Learning Activities

Go on adventures by following clues and solving puzzles based on math, reading, science and geography.

Diego's Safari Rescue

Diego's Safari Rescue

Learning Activities

Help Diego save the African elephants of the Serengeti from an evil magician while learning about animals on the savannah, counting, colors, shapes, patterns, and native culture.

El Cuerpo (Educorock)

El Cuerpo (Educorock)

Science

Fun, educational lessons set to music. Learn about the body, animals, vocabulary words, and colors.

El Gran Atlas del Pequeño  Aventurero

El Gran Atlas del Pequeño Aventurero

Social Studies

Children learn about geography, countries and their inhabitants, cities, famous monuments, and plants and animals from all over the world using a unique atlas.

El Pequeño Aventurero de la Ciencia

El Pequeño Aventurero de la Ciencia

Science

This program attempts to answer kids’ science questions with text, pictures, animations, and activities. The goal is for children to try to become science explorers.

En La Granja (Educorock)

En La Granja (Educorock)

Language

"En La Granja" is a farm-themed rap song that reinforces both animal vocabulary (names of animals and their sounds) and related action verbs.

Enciclopedia Compacta Britannica

Enciclopedia Compacta Britannica

Reference

The Enciclopedia Compacta Britannica is one of the most comprehensive Spanish-language resources for information on people, places and events.

Fingertapps Instruments Band

Fingertapps Instruments Band

Music

Great collaborative music program with multi-touch capabilities.

Fingertapps Instruments Solo

Fingertapps Instruments Solo

Music

Great music program with multi-touch capabilities. Play and record music and mix sounds.

Fingertapps Jelly Jigsaw

Fingertapps Jelly Jigsaw

PreK Activities

Great puzzle program with multi-touch capabilities. Solve puzzles featuring 6, 12, or 18 tiles with friends or solo.

Fingertapps Paint

Fingertapps Paint

Creativity

Creative art title with multi-touch capabilities.

Fingertapps Sky Writer

Fingertapps Sky Writer

Early Language

Great PreK program with multitouch capabilities. Learn to count and draw numbers from 1 to 9.

Getting Ready for Kindergarten

Getting Ready for Kindergarten

Early Learning/Socialization

Learn school-essential physical, social, and early academic skills with the PreK pair of Jill and Joey.

Giggles My Musical World / Giggles ABCs and 123s

Giggles My Musical World / Giggles ABCs and 123s

Early Learning

Very visually appealing programs that are great for very young learners. My Musical World features all kinds of musical elements. Keyboard turns into any instrument!

Gingerbread Man

Gingerbread Man

Interactive Storybook

The classic tale about a precocious cookie receives a fresh new treatment from Yellow Door. Reading, writing, and creativity.

Goldilocks and the Three Bears

Goldilocks and the Three Bears

Interactive Storybook

The classic tale receives a fresh new e-book treatment from Yellow Door. Facilitates reading, writing, and creativity.

Harry and the Haunted House

Harry and the Haunted House

Interactive Storybook

Revamped e-book from Wanderful about Harry and his friends searching a whimsical haunted house for a lost baseball.

Help Me 2 Learn Letters

Help Me 2 Learn Letters

Vocabulary

Learn all about the alphabet with a focus on letter sounds and an introduction to phonics.

Help Me 2 Learn Numbers

Help Me 2 Learn Numbers

Mathematics

Focused on number identification to 30, counting, and introducing basics of addition and subtraction.

History Explorer

History Explorer

History

Travel through time, visiting eight empires and dynasties and locating famous artifacts as you attempt to rescue a lost professor.

Interactive Storybooks:  Boy Who Cried Wolf, Buckle My Shoe, Humpty Dumpty, Jack and the Beanstalk, and Three Little Pigs

Interactive Storybooks: Boy Who Cried Wolf, Buckle My Shoe, Humpty Dumpty, Jack and the Beanstalk, and Three Little Pigs

Interactive Storybooks

These classic tales get an updated, interactive treatment courtesy of Speakaboos. Story text is highlighted, words are pronounced, there is hidden content on every page, and so much more.

Juega con las Matematicas

Juega con las Matematicas

Mathematics

Students learn math skills through a time travel adventure and solve math problems: fractions, geometry, and measurements.

JumpStart Spanish

JumpStart Spanish

Spanish Language

Games and activities expose children to Spanish vocabulary, phrases, culture, and music.

Kid Pix 3D

Kid Pix 3D

Creativity

This time-tested favorite now features eye-popping, 3D graphics and easy-path animation.

Kidspiration / Kidspiration Spanish

Kidspiration / Kidspiration Spanish

Creativity & Concepting

Helps students see, organize, and develop their ideas. Using proven visual learning principles, students build confidence in organizing information, understanding concepts, and expressing their thoughts.

Know Your USA / Know Your World

Know Your USA / Know Your World

Geography

Learn about the geography (from cities to rivers) of the USA and the world from an in-depth series of maps, quizzes, and puzzles.

Krazy ArtRoom

Krazy ArtRoom

Creativity

A rare, magical program full of great special effects. Easy-to-use art and creativity center captures the power of interactive media.

La Casa de Dora

La Casa de Dora

Multiple Learning Activities

Explore virtually every primary curricular area as you explore the rooms of Dora’s house and play soccer against Boots.

La Maquina del Tiempo del Pequeño Aventurero

La Maquina del Tiempo del Pequeño Aventurero

History

Travel through eight exciting past locations: Medieval Europe, Inca Empire, Imperial China, Age of Industry, Roman Empire, Ancient Greece, Ancient Egypt, and the 1920's.

La Sala De Clase (Educorock)

La Sala De Clase (Educorock)

Vocabulary

"La Sala De Clase " is a rap song that reviews key classroom vocabulary in a funky way.

Libre Office: Calc, Draw, Impress, Writer

Libre Office: Calc, Draw, Impress, Writer

Productivity & Creativity

Learn lifetime computer skills within these applications based on word processing (Writer), spreadsheet manipulation (Calc), presentation creation (Impress), and illustration authoring (Draw).

Little Monster at School

Little Monster at School

Interactive Storybook

Follow Little Monster through a full school day of ABCs, counting, science, music, art, and making a new friend in this Wanderful e-book.

Los Colores (Educorock)

Los Colores (Educorock)

Colors

"Los Colores " uses a familiar tune as the refrain to a hip-hop song that leads students through the 10 basic colors.

Math Arena

Math Arena

Mathematics

Genius math app that teaches advanced math concepts while facilitating collaborative learning and healthy competition.

Math Doodles

Math Doodles

Mathematics

Count money, tell time, learn fractions, and solve problems as part of this engaging, inventive math program. Even algebra is covered.

Millie's Math House / La Casa de las Matematicas de Millie

Millie's Math House / La Casa de las Matematicas de Millie

Mathematics

Explore numbers, shapes, patterns, addition, and subtraction in this educational staple.

Miss Humblebee's Academy

Miss Humblebee's Academy

PreK Activities

An immersive, comprehensive, sequential PreK program covering all subject areas.

MusiCan 1

MusiCan 1

Music & Sound

This active listening program offers a “world of sound.” Includes sing-alongs, the sounds of a farm, sporting events, a busy town, and more.

MusiCan 2-3

MusiCan 2-3

Music & Sound

Uses animation, visual cues, audio tracks, repetition, songs, and role-play to introduce pitch, beat, dynamics, timbre, rhythm, and timing.

MusiCan 4-5

MusiCan 4-5

Music & Sound

Investigate music styles, instruments, melodies, notation, and structures. Helps kids develop appraising, composing, and performing skills.

My Amazing Human Body / Mi Increible Cuerpo Humano

My Amazing Human Body / Mi Increible Cuerpo Humano

Science

Introduction to the human body. Activities led by a humorous skeleton. Covers the skeleton, organs, and body systems.

Photo Kit Junior

Photo Kit Junior

Creativity

Lots of activities using photos, art work, and writing. Create your own slideshow with captions and music.

Read, Write and Type!

Read, Write and Type!

Early Language

An effective early-learning typing program that also teaches phonics.

Reader Rabbit Learn to Read with Phonics

Reader Rabbit Learn to Read with Phonics

Early Language

Learn to recognize and sound out words, build vocabulary, improve memory, develop concentration, and more.

Reader Rabbit Toddler

Reader Rabbit Toddler

Early Reading

Toddlers learn by observing and exploring the world around them, discovering numbers, letters, shapes, and sounds.

Sammy's Science House / La Casa de Ciencia de Sammy

Sammy's Science House / La Casa de Ciencia de Sammy

Science

Introduces early science and thinking skills: classify animals, sequence movies, adjust weather conditions, and observe wild life.

SpeedCrunch

SpeedCrunch

Productivity

Easy to use open-source calculator application includes advanced Math Book feature.

SpongeBob SquarePants Typing

SpongeBob SquarePants Typing

Typing

Become Bikini Bottom's best typist by helping SpongeBob master a series of typing-based games.

The Art Lesson / La Clase de Dibujo

The Art Lesson / La Clase de Dibujo

Creativity

Tells the story of Tommy learning to become an artist. In English and Spanish. Coupled with 14 art activities.

Thinkin' Things: Toony The Loon's Lagoon / Thinkin' Things 2 Spanish

Thinkin' Things: Toony The Loon's Lagoon / Thinkin' Things 2 Spanish

Problem Solving

Six activities build logical thinking skills like compare and contrast, hypothesize and test, create and discern, and analyze and predict.

Tux Paint

Tux Paint

Creativity

Create your own art with this award-winning, open source gem.

World Explorer

World Explorer

Geography

This time, the search for Joe is worldwide. Explore 40 scrolling map scenes, 600 information screens, 16 videos, 19 journeys, and five games in this riveting introduction to geography.

World of Goo

World of Goo

Physics/Problem Solving

Solve an increasingly more difficult set of challenges with constructions of “goo” featuring varying characteristics in this wildly popular game based on simple physics and problem solving.

Ya Sé Leer

Ya Sé Leer

Early Reading

With the help of reading coaches, teaches reading comprehension, grammar, and sentence construction.