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Tracing is an important step toward writing readiness, and Highlights (TM) infuses Fun with a Purpose® into this essential learning activity. With vibrant art and engaging prompts, Tracing and Pen Control gives preschoolers lots of tracing and pre-writing practice along with the fun of puzzles and other activities, including mazes and Hidden Pictures® puzzles.
From the Publisher
Parents have trusted Highlights to deliver Fun with a Purpose for almost 75 years. Serving preschool through second grade, these award-winning Highlights Learning workbooks and learning products take our kid-approved approach and organize it into a progressive framework, aligned with school standards and approved by teachers.
Highlights Learning knows kids—and how to make learning fun.
Highlights Learning: Preschool through Second Grade
Big Fun Workbooks
These award-winning workbooks feature a fresh approach to developing skills for school readiness and success. With over 250 pages of fun, puzzle-based activities, including Hidden Pictures and That’s Silly! puzzles, kids will practice a variety of skills in subjects like reading and math through exercises that will boost their confidence and supplement what they’re learning in their homes or classrooms.
Learning Fun Workbooks
With the focus on a single subject area, such as math, reading, writing, and phonics, these 48 page workbooks help build skills through age-appropriate puzzles, practical activities, and humor. STEAM-based learning joins our single-subject workbook line with two new workbooks that feature hands-on experiments, projects, and activities in Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math.
Learn on the Go Practice Pads
Created for busy kids, each full-color pad promotes fine-motor skills, hand-eye coordination, letter and number recognition, alphabet knowledge, critical-thinking, and logic, with Hidden Pictures and That’s Silly! puzzles.
Handwriting Practice Pads
Created with the handwriting experts at Zaner-Bloser (a Highlights company), leaders for more than 125 years in teaching kids to write, these pads help kids develop improved legibility, higher-quality writing, and lifelong positive attitudes toward writing. Each pad blends handwriting practice with fun activities and includes bonus digital handwriting tutorials with easy-to-scan QR codes throughout each book.
Write-On Wipe-Off Fun to Learn Activity Books
The lay-flat, reusable write-on wipe-off pages and wipe-clean marker provide endless hours of learning fun with puzzles and activities that help build skills and lifelong learning confidence. Vibrant art and engaging prompts, as well as Hidden Pictures and That’s Silly! puzzles, reinforce the learning fun again and again.
Big Fun Practice Pads
A companion to our flagship Big Fun Workbooks, these compact 6 x 9, chunky pads with tear-off pages provide practice in essential skills for preschool age children. Each pad includes a page of motivational reward stickers as well as bonus STEAM pages featuring crafts, experiments, recipes, and games, all curated to foster creativity and a love of learning.
Hidden Pictures Sticker Learning Fun
The fun of stickers meets learning activities in this new series with more than 290 full-color stickers to solve Hidden Pictures puzzles and other teacher-approved educational activities. Our award-winning content blends important letter and number writing skills with sticker puzzles, humor, and playful art, which makes learning exciting and helps kids develop a lifelong love of language
My First Write-On Wipe-Off Board Books
Early concepts and write-on wipe-off fun come together in each of these wipe-clean board books that include a marker in a convenient, reusable storage tray. For the youngest learner, kids will learn practical skills in writing letters and numbers, counting, and drawing, and then do it over and over again.
Highlights Learning titles are award winners!
Teachers’ Choice Award
Family Choice Award
PAL (Play Advances Language) Award
Top 10 PAL Picks
The Benefits of Puzzling
Research shows that puzzles reinforce:
Focus and concentrationFlexible thinking: using multiple strategies to solve a problemAttention to detailCuriosity and open-mindednesstoward new challenges
The Highlights Learning Difference
Each page focuses on multiple skillsHumor reduces learning anxiety and makes kids want to complete the exercise
Vibrant, full-page artwork draws kids into the activityCombining puzzles with skill-building activities encourages deeper thinking and learning
Open-ended questions engage the whole child and encourage social-emotional development.