BURNSVILLE, Minn. (June 16, 2011) – The new Happy Reading, Happy Learning English and Spanish supplemental program from Rourke Classroom is now available from Mackin Educational Resources.

Happy Reading, Happy Learning includes 10 monthly thematic kits for PreK and Kindergarten in literacy, math and science, featuring sing-along print books, lap books and CDs, interactive ebooks, and a teacher’s guide.

Happy Reading, Happy Learning’s literacy collection develops critical skills including letter and sound knowledge, rapid naming, phonemic awareness, vocabulary development, listening comprehension, print concepts and oral language skills. The math collection introduces key concepts and vocabulary through multi-sensory activities, rhythms and rhymes, and interaction between text and child-friendly illustrations. The science collection provides content vocabulary and opportunities for singing, reading, writing, and listening to science content, and expands visual memory through attention-grabbing photographs and graphics.

Educators can purchase the English edition, Spanish edition, or the dual-language English/Spanish edition, as well as the accompanying Go Reader audio MP3 devices to meet varied school needs and budgets.

“More districts are focusing their attention on developing high-quality early childhood programs, so we’re constantly adding new, creative early childhood resources that will support and equip educators,” said Mackin president, Randal Heise.

Mackin Educational Resources has been providing library and classroom materials to PK-12 schools for 27 years. Known for its unparalleled customer care and customization, Mackin provides library and classroom books, ebooks, online databases, DVDs and more to schools around the globe.

For more information or to order, go to Mackin.com or call 800-245-9540.

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