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Kits for Kids

Find new ways to make learning fun with Bloomington Public Library’s collection of kits for kids. Kits can be found in the Children’s Department. No matter the child’s age, patrons are sure to find a kit that will give children a hands-on learning experience. 

Kit Collections

Pixar read-along book for Activity Kit

Activity Kits

Containing multiple books with a complimentary activity, these kits are great for engaging young readers and then directly applying learned skills.

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Hooked on Phonics

Hooked on Phonics Kits

Helping your child learn to read and understand math is fun with Hooked on Phonics and Hooked on Math. The kits contain learning DVDs, games, books, and a parent guide to help navigate the learning process.

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Itty Bitty Kits

Geared towards infants and toddlers, these kits include books, activities, and educational toys which encourage a parent or guardian and a child to play together.

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These bold and colorful blocks styled in different languages help expand children's knowledge. Patrons can check out blocks from a variety of languages. Blocks are decorated with letters, numbers, and animals.

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Meet the Sight Words Kits

Sight words are common words in everyday reading that don’t always follow a pattern. This can cause frustration with new readers. The Meet the Sight Words Kits contain books, flashcards, and DVDs designed to help memorizes these terms

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Focusing on Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics education, these kits give patrons hands-on experience with fun experiments.

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Virtual Reality Kits

Launch into learning with a Virtual Reality Kit which contains VR Goggles and multiple books based on a theme. The books include scannable QR codes which activate virtual reality features. Patrons need to supply their own mobile device or computer.

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