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Summer Book 1 Thinking Skills Challenge Bundle

The Summer Book 1 Thinking Skills Challenge Bundle contains:

  • Summer Book 1
  • Mind Benders Book 2



Suggested grade(s): K


This pack contains


Summer Book 1 is for students entering first grade. In just one page per day, students thoroughly review math, English language arts including writing, thinking skills, and reading comprehension. A complete answer key is located at the back of the book and may be easily removed.

The top half of each page reviews math concepts. The bottom half of each page reviews phonics concepts. Thinking skills or very simple reading comprehension exercises are on the back of each page. The book includes fifty daily pages and a complete answer key located at the back of the book which may be removed easily.

Paperback. 64 pages.



Some of the math concepts reviewed are:

  • counting by ones and fives
  • adding one digit numbers
  • recognizing shapes
  • completing patterns
  • writing numbers that come before and after


Some of the phonics concepts reviewed are:

  • upper and lowercase letters
  • letter sounds
  • rhyming words
  • initial, middle and final sounds in words
  • recognizing short and long vowel words


BONUS!  Play I Spy all summer as you locate the special item on each page on either the front or the back cover and improve visual attention to detail.



Mind Benders Book 2 - These best-selling deductive thinking puzzles develop the logic, reading comprehension, and mental organization skills vital to achieving high grades and top test scores in all subjects. They're also great for developing real-life, problem-solving skills.

Paperback. 56 pages.  Reproducible.



Students carefully analyze each Mind Benders story and its clues, identifying logical associations between people, places, and things. The key is to start with the most obvious associations, then deduce less obvious associations until everything finally fits together.

Teaching Support

Includes step-by-step instructions and detailed answers.


Table of Contents

  • Introductory Information
    • Teacher Suggestions
    • How to Use a Chart
  • Activities
    • Logic
    • Math
    • Reading
  • Solutions
  • Sample Activities



Data sheet

Suggested Grades
Write-in Workbook
No. of Pages
Summer Book-128, Mind Benders-56
Answer Key
In Book
Reproducible: Summerbook-no
thinking skills book-yes
Dimension: Length (in.)
Dimension: Width (in.)
Dimension: Depth (in.)
Weight (lb.)