HURRAY FOR HELPING HANDS

Little Hand HelperTM, the Exciting New Educational Workbook Line from Award-Winning
Children’s Publisher School Zone, Brings Early Learning to the Next Level 
 
GRAND HAVEN, MI– August 1, 2007– School Zone Publishing Company, a market leader in children’s educational products, announces their new activity workbook line, “Little Hand Helper” and the first titles in the series: Cut & Paste: Scissor Skills, Hide and Seek: Number Skills, and Tracing Trails: Pre-writing Skills. Based on over 27 years of expert educational content, “Little Hand Helper” workbooks promote early learning success.
 
“Little Hand Helper” workbooks provide a fun-filled introduction to essential readiness skills. Each is carefully developed and reviewed by skilled educators to provide children with the keys to success in school. Designed for ages 3-5, “Little Hand Helper” workbooks feature School Zone’s top-quality content, are easy to understand, and contain beautiful, full color illustrations. 
 
Cut & Paste: Scissor Skills offers a variety of exercises that help children safely practice scissor skills. The workbook also teaches a number of readiness basics, such as story order, counting, matching, and beginning sounds. As a special bonus, colorful award stickers to enhance the learning adventure are included.
 
Hide and Seek: Number Skills contains an exciting collection of dot-to-dot and hidden picture puzzles based on Mother Goose rhymes. These puzzles help children practice number sequencing and develop perceptual skills and eye-hand coordination. As a special bonus, colorful award stickers to enhance the learning adventure are included.
 
Tracing Trails: Pre-writing Skills contains a variety of exercises that help children develop the eye-hand coordination skills that are necessary to learn to write clearly.  The pages include the challenge of guiding a pencil or crayon along a path to reach a destination, tracing shapes, practicing the stokes needed in manuscript writing, and tracing the letters of the alphabet. As a special bonus, colorful award stickers to enhance the learning adventure are included.
 
 “We have met with tremendous success with our activity workbook lines, and it is always a pleasure to introduce a new workbook to the market. ‘Little Hand Helper’ workbooks give preschool children the skills they need for success in the classroom,” says CEO Jonathan Hoffman.
 
School Zone’s “Little Hand Helper” activity workbooks are available for the low price of $3.79. For more information on School Zone’s award-winning roster of flash cards, workbooks, and interactive software for children, visit www.schoolzone.com.
 
“Little Hand Helper” Activity Workbook Facts at a Glance:
— “Little Hand Helper” workbooks are an exciting new series for children ages 3-5.
— The series includes three unique titles: Cut & Paste: Scissor Skills, Hide and Seek: Number Skills, and Tracing Trails: Pre-writing Skills.
— The series is based on over 27 years of School Zone’s superior educational content.
— The workbooks are designed to facilitate effective developmental growth.
— The workbooks are specially developed for ease-of-use.
— The workbooks allow children to have fun while they learn.