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Parents don't usually make the effort to seek out WPPSI testing for their child unless they have reason to believe that their child is cognitively advanced and need test results for a reason (like an application to a specialized school program).  The products suggested here were chosen under the assumption that you've got a bright child.

We recommend bundles of titles because of the breadth of the WPPSI but the titles from the bundles are available for individual puchase (click on the bundle for links to individual products).  Young children learn through play which is why we've included the manipulative block set in our recommendations below.  Don't expect your child to be ready to write answers to all the questions or to be able to read problems independently.  What's important is the thinking that goes into finding the solution.  Read to them, scribe for them and discuss with them as necessary.
 
Building Thinking Skills is the core series we recommend.  It teaches verbal and non-verbal reasoning skills.  Choose from the Building Thinking Skills Primary, Hands on Thinking Skills and/or Building Thinking Skills Level 1Building Thinking Skills Primary will be simple for most gifted 4 year olds . We include it because many children like to succeed and it's better to start simple than to present them with overly challenging material.  Hands on Thinking Skills is a similar level to Building Thinking Skills Primary but focuses entirely on non-verbal reasoning skills. It has activities using manipulative blocks which are sold separately (the Primary level has block activities too but not as many).  We include Hands on Thinking Skills in our recommendations because the area of non-verbal reasoning (also called spatial or figural reasoning) concerns many parents because it's most different from what is taught in academic classes.  Both Building Thinking Skills Primary and Hands on Thinking Skills are included in the Gr K-1 Book Bundle.
 
Building Thinking Skills Level 1 software is included because many able four year olds are ready to learn at this level and being able to answer questions at this level of difficulty will serve them well during testing.  There is a book version of Building Thinking Skills Level 1 but for a four year old we recommend the software.  The colorful variety of the presentation is more appealing to young children than a black and white book and the software allows a child to repeat exercises as often as they wish.
 
The LUK Learning system was designed to teach children core cognitive skills.  It comprises a set of books with a controller.  The design enables your child to work independently gaining confidence and improved concentration skills as they work on cognitive skills.   Titles in the bundle are available in two and three workbook sets.  Static and animated demonstrations of how the system works can be found in the LUK area of our website.
 
Finally Memory Challenge is included because visual memory is an important skill that it takes effort to acquire.  Memory Challenge is suitable for use by children from when they can manipulate a mouse up through adults.  Providing your child with exposure to something where they have to make an effort and can observe their improvement will help prepare them for the difficult questions they face during testing.  It won't help them know the answers but it will help build the internal resources to try and to not give up.  Try it yourself.  Observing you persevering and improving teaches important lessons too.
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Teach Your Kids to Think Teach Your Kids to Think

For parents of children of all ages
Pages: 108
Author: Maria Fisk

Suggestions and tools to help parents teach their children how to think wisely and well during the time they already spend together.

Our Price: $14.95
Thinking Skills for Tests Thinking Skills for Tests Set

Grade(s): Pre K-2
Pages: 120 (two books with 60 pages each)

Nine core thinking skills form the base of verbal and non-verbal reasoning and logic and are commonly tested in primary level testing for school and gifted program placement. This title presents questions in a format similar to that of many commonly used tests. The Workbook presents the questions without words just as a student will see them during a test. The Instructor/Answer book provides a script for presenting the questions and additional information for building on the skills.

Our Price: $22.98
GATE Test Prep Bundle for Pre-K GATE Test Prep Bundle for Pre-K (4 years old)

The GATE Test Prep Bundle for Pre-K contains our top picks to use in preparation for Gifted and Talented testing of your highly capable child.  This is also a great selection for all round enrichment.  Skills covered include Verbal Reasoning, Non-Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, Logic,  Reading, Writing, Math and Test Taking

Publisher Price $173.37
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Melissa Forney's Picture Speller for Young Writers Melissa Forney's Picture Speller for Young Writers

Grade(s): Pre K - 2nd grade
Activities: 92 word collections
Pages: 117

Over 1,300 color, kid-friendly drawings -- grouped by themes -- that help even the youngest writers become successful authors. In addition to help with spelling and writing the thematic collections of commonly used words are ideal for developing language and word associations. The style of illustrations is similar to that commonly used in preschool and early elementary testing.

Our Price: $19.95
miniLUK Combo Set miniLUK Combo Set with Controller

Age: 5-7 years
Activities: 2352

MiniLUK is a complete intellectual development system to reinforce early childhood developmental skills such as visual perception, memory and concentration, critical thinking, beginning math, fine motor skills, eye-hand coordination, self-esteem, and everyday knowledge. We will beat any competitor price on this item by 5%.

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Grade K-1 Book Bundle 2017 Gr K-1 Book Bundle (Critical Thinking Company)

The Critical Thinking Company publishes award winning products to help students of all abilities improve their critical thinking abilities and achieve higher test scores. This collection contains their most popular Kindergarten - Grade 1 titles and is offered at a 10% discount.

Publisher Price $235.90
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GATE Test Prep Bundle for Kindergarten GATE Test Prep Bundle for Kindergarten

The GATE Test Prep Bundle for Kindergarten contains our top picks to use in preparation for Gifted and Talented testing of your highly capable child.  This is also a great selection for all round enrichment.  Skills covered include Verbal Reasoning, Non-Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, Logic, Creativity and Test Taking

Publisher Price $169.25
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Building Thinking Skills Primary Building Thinking Skills Primary

Grade(s): K-1
Activities: 435
Pages: 272

Building Thinking Skills®
provides highly effective verbal and nonverbal reasoning activities to improve children's vocabulary, reading, writing, math, logic, and figural-spatial skills, as well as their visual and auditory processing. This exceptional series provides a solid foundation for academic excellence and success on any assessment test.

Requires manipulative blocks sold separately. Purchase of the accompanying Instruction and Answer Guide highly recommended.

Our Price: $24.99
Manipulative Block Set Manipulative Block Set

Interlocking Cubes, Attribute Blocks and Soft Pattern Blocks for use with Hands on Thinking Skills, Building Thinking Skills Primary and other titles.

Ships priority mail for the price of ground - see shipping policy.

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Building Thinking Skills® Primary Teacher's Manual Building Thinking Skills Primary Teacher's Manual pdf file

Grade(s): K-1
Parent/Teacher Support

Instructor/Solution Guide to accompany Building Thinking Skills Primary. Includes objectives, answers, and focus questions that reinforce analytical skills as students think through concepts. This is a pdf file.

Our Price: $24.99
Building Thinking Skills Primary Building Thinking Skills Primary Complete Set

Grade(s): K-1
Pages: 272

Building Thinking Skills® provides highly effective verbal and nonverbal reasoning activities to improve children's vocabulary, reading, writing, math, logic, and figural-spatial skills, as well as their visual and auditory processing. This exceptional series provides a solid foundation for academic excellence and success on any assessment test.

This set contains the student workbook, Teacher's Manual pdf file on cd and two types of manipulative blocks used to complete workbook problems.

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Hands on Thinking Skills Hands-On Thinking Skills

Hands-On Thinking Skills develops spatial, verbal, motor, visual, and analytical thinking skills necessary for success in academic and life learning. Children use manipulative blocks sold separately to develop relationships.

Our Price: $23.99
Can You Find Me K-1 Can You Find Me K-1

Grade(s): K-1
Activities: 80
Pages: 101

Can You Find Me? develops skills in reading readiness, science, math, and social studies using five basic thinking skills: similarities and differences, sequences, classifications, analogies, and logic. Each riddle requires identification of two or more clues to deduce the answer. Activities may be enhanced by teaching additional information about the animals, objects, shapes, letters, and numbers used in the riddles.

Our Price: $14.99
Thinking Skills & Key Concepts Thinking Skills & Core Concepts (Kindergarten)

Grade(s): K
Pages: 272

This book uses powerful lessons to develop thinking skills important to academic success while teaching the key kindergarten common core concepts. Enhance cognitive development through discussion and observation. Students develop analytical skills as well as deductive and inferential reasoning skills as they work through the exercises.

Our Price: $21.99
Thinking Skills & Key Concepts Thinking Skills & Core Concepts: Teacher's Manual (Kindergarten)

Grade(s): K
Pages: 173

Teacher's Manual to accompany student book. Does not contain questions. The student book can be used with a free, downloadable, answer PDF (included with purchase of the student book) or with this detailed teacher’s manual which can be purchased separately.

Our Price: $22.99
Thinking Skills & Key Concepts Thinking Skills & Key Concepts (Kindergarten)

Grade(s): K
Pages: 272

This book uses powerful lessons to develop thinking skills important to academic success while teaching the key kindergarten common core concepts. Enhance cognitive development through discussion and observation. Students develop analytical skills as well as deductive and inferential reasoning skills as they work through the exercises.

Our Price: $21.99
Thinking Skills & Key Concepts Thinking Skills & Key Concepts: Teacher's Manual (Kindergarten)

Grade(s): K
Pages: 173

Teacher's Manual to accompany student book. Does not contain questions. The student book can be used with a free, downloadable, answer PDF (included with purchase of the student book) or with this detailed teacher’s manual which can be purchased separately.

Our Price: $22.99
Thinking Skills & Key Concepts Thinking Skills & Key Concepts (First Grade)

Grade: 1
Pages: 272

This book uses powerful lessons to develop thinking skills important to academic success while teaching the key kindergarten common core concepts. Enhance cognitive development through discussion and observation. Students develop analytical skills as well as deductive and inferential reasoning skills as they work through the exercises.

Our Price: $21.99
Thinking Skills & Key Concepts Thinking Skills & Key Concepts: Teacher's Manual (First Grade)

Grade: 1
Pages: 209
Format: paperback, reproducible

Parent/Teacher Resource Manual to accompany student book. Does not contain questions. The Parent/Teacher resource contains teaching notes. It is highly recommended for new parents learn how to work with their child to develop higher order thinking skills.

Our Price: $22.99
SET SET

The object of the game is to identify a 'Set' of three cards from 12 cards laid out on the table.  More challenging than it sounds this game integrates logic and spatial reasoning.  Suitable for use by chlidren as young as 3 through to adults.  Can be played solitaire or with a group.

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Building Thinking Skills Level 1 Building Thinking Skills Level 1

Grade(s): 2-3
Pages: 370

Building Thinking Skills®
teaches non-verbal and verbal reasoning. These skills are rarely explictly taught in the classroom but are essential for academic excellence and success on any assessment test. In print for over 30 years this is a world-wide top seller. Also available in software - a game like presentation of the same exercises.

Our Price: $29.99
Visual Perceptual Skill Building Book 2 Visual Perceptual Skill Building Book 2

Grade(s): 2-3
Activities: 232
Pages: 200

Builds visual, motor, and critical thinking skills for reading, writing, and math!

Our Price: $19.99
Thinking Skills & Key Concepts Thinking Skills & Key Concepts (Second Grade)

Grade: 2
Pages: 160, color

This book uses powerful lessons to develop thinking skills important to academic success while teaching the key kindergarten common core concepts. Enhance cognitive development through discussion and observation. Students develop analytical skills as well as deductive and inferential reasoning skills as they work through the exercises.

Our Price: $21.99
Thinking Skills & Key Concepts Thinking Skills & Key Concepts: Teacher's Manual (Second Grade)

Grade: 2
Pages: 192
Format: paperback, reproducible

Parent/Teacher Resource Manual to accompany student book. Does not contain questions. The Parent/Teacher resource contains teaching notes. It is highly recommended for new parents learn how to work with their child to develop higher order thinking skills.

Our Price: $22.99
   
 
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