A high-energy introduction to letters, sounds, alphabetical order and print concepts. Features 8 different alphabet, letter sounds and spelling games. For 1 player or a whole group. Includes: Vinyl mat, 5 inflatable cubes illustrated with familiar objects, Game markers, Activity guide, Mat measures 4.5′ square. Wipe-clean. Grades: PreK+. Common Core State Standards Alignment: Reading Foundational Skills. Learning Styles: Kinesthetic, Visual, Auditory. Skill Development: Gross Motor- Combines visual and kinesthetic learning to promote language skills. Eight different games are provided to enhance balance and coordination and sharpen fast reflexes with a hop or jump to the correct letter on the mat. Language- Encourages a variety of language learning from alphabetical order, letter recognition, and letter-sound correspondence to initial and final letter sounds and spelling. All of these language skills are beneficial to early literacy and school readiness. Social & Behavioral- Students will learn to share, negotiate space, and take turns while playing games competitively or interacting in groups. Alphabet Marks the Spot game has different game options to accommodate students’ different skill levels.