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Quality early learning resources and school readiness programs for little learners

Lioncrest Education is a family-owned Australian company operating since 1991. We are dedicated to supporting Early Childcare Centres and Preschools with our impressive selection of quality educational resources designed to help you with developing confidence in children as they have fun learning. 

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Learning to Read - Phonics and Decodables

Snappy Sounds is a 100% NEW decodable readers. It is a simple and speedy systematic, synthetic phonics program, built by Australian educators, authors and speech pathologists to engage and excel all of your learners.

Snappy Sounds
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Collins Big Cat Song of Sounds is a dynamic hands on phonics program that is multi-sensory, with kinaesthetic, auditory and visual activities for all learning styles. This kit brings phonics to life with 60 weeks of instruction.

Special price for Stage 1 Box is $125 per pack (save $200)


PLD Starter Packs Includes FREE bonus online PD courses when you purchase a PLD Starter Pack from Lioncrest Education.

PLD (stands for Promoting Literacy Development) was founded in 2007 by Australian speech pathologist and educator, Diana Rigg.

Teach the alphabet and phonic sounds in a time-efficient and engaging manner.

Early Years Foundation: Alphabet the Multi Sensory Way Flip Book
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Collins Big Cat Phonics Letters and Sounds series offers you the complete support for early reading development with their inspiring fiction and non-fiction books PLUS comprehensive teacher resources.  Collins Big Cat Phonics Practice series are highly decodable books for further development and practice with their engaging stories.  Collins Big Cat  is designed to support every child on the start of their reading journey. 

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Mega Foundation Kindy Pack

Special Price - $999.00 (Normally $1223.55, SAVE $224.55!)

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Fun, child-centred stories - Joy Cowley

Reading Alive are a set of 5 hard cover quality fiction titles.  Children will love the engaging characters and rhythm featured in each story. They are an excellent foundation for early readers. Some of the titles are written by the world famous children's author Joy Cowley.

Hardcover titles $24.95 each  

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Health and Wellbeing 

Lessons of a LAC is a beautiful range of books that deal with different areas of anxiety. These books are written by an Australian Author who is also a practicing clinical psychologist.

The complete set of 5 books is an anxiety management program to give children a simplified, helpful way to think about anxious chatter and to empower them with simple and fun ways to manage ANXIETY. 

5 titles available, $19.95 ea

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Letter and Number Writing and Awareness

I Can Do It! Early learning workbooks. Smart skill practice workbooks designed for Pre-K early learning.

They provide a wide range of smart skill practices to make learning fun. The titles include letter and number recognition, phonemic awareness, counting skills and fine motor control. 

Titles start from $5.95 ea

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English Language Learners

Peapod Readers

Capture children's imagination as they learn to read and start their journey into learning English. Through entertaining stories and playful characters, young learners will build up their English vocabulary and develop key language skills.

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Language Development 

Audio Assisted Mini Rainbows has a collection of books that come with an audio pen and are designed to teach children the alphabet and numbers. They will learn how to get meaning and information from reading, how to handle books, where the front of the book is, which page we read first, letters by name and by sound as well as the purpose of punctuation.

Start up boxed kit is $199

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Environment, Science, Weather, Plants

FUNdamental Science Set has fascinating explanations on natural phenomena and hands on opportunities for children to observe and investigate the world around us.

Little Scientists BIG Questions Celebrate enquiring minds with each book that explores one of science's big questions and gives young readers a detailed, age-appropriate explanation packed with science and fantastic facts.

Set of 4 titles is $51.00 or $12.95 each.

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Weather, Transport, Plants, Tradition and Animals

National Geographic Kids – Blue series are perfect for children who are ready to read and starting to read and practice phonics.

17 titles available, $8.95 ea

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Animals and Habitats

Living Things and Their Habitats is perfect for children to discover how living things depend on each other and their environment to survive.

Pack of 8 titles $135 or $16.95 each

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Communication and Language Development

First Words and Pictures Look, Read, Talk, Discover, Learn! Find out about people, places, technology and the environment with the beautifully illustrated First Words and Pictures series. Children will gain confidence and skills in expressing themselves. This series is developed by early years educators, each book includes a section packed with tips and ideas to help early years practitioners get the most from the book. 

Set of 4 titles is $59 or $14.95 each

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School Orientation Packs

We have an amazing collection of books that prepare your children and make them feel ready and confident to start school. These books will capture their imagination and excite them for their next new adventure.

Books start from $5.95 ea

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Engage Literacy Oral Language

Engage Literacy Oral Language Big Books promote the development of oral language and listening skills. These skills include word building vocabulary, sentence structure, receptive and expressive language. Behaviours expected when speaking and listening and questioning as well as answering techniques.

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StoryWorld provides early learners and teachers with a collection of traditional tales. Presented in a flipbook format StoryWorld includes a 16 page traditional tale with full-colour illustrations. An 8 page information section exploring the country/culture of origin in a range of formats.

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LEAP is perfect for emergent to early readers with its low level informational text program exclusively designed to introduce and teach text structures. The skills taught include initial letter cues, word structure and sentence patterns. Photograph-to-text-relationship as well as understanding labels and captions.

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About Lioncrest

Lioncrest is a leading provider of learning materials for the Early Education, Primary and Secondary education markets of Australia and New Zealand. We are a proudly owned and operated family company in Australia with a thoroughly professional approach. We believe in and stand behind the products that we sell!

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