Read and Play Kits

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What are Read & Play Kits?

Parkland County Libraries is now offering Read & Play kits for borrowing at our libraries. These backpacks are designed to foster early literacy in children aged 6 and under, through interactive reading and learning activities with their caregivers. Each kit includes several books, educational toys, and an activity guide. Visit your local library to borrow one today! Each library has a selection of kits, and library staff can help you place a hold to bring in any of the kits listed below.


123 Peas; Dog's Colorful Day; Here Come the 123s (CD); Snap n' Learn number bugs; Spot It! Number and Shapes game


Chicka Chicka Boom Boom; Eating the Alphabet; Here Come the ABCs (CD); letter construction activity; ABC flashcards


Dear Zoo; Brown Bear Brown Bear; Peek-a-Moo!; Barnyard Dance; farm animal finger puppets; farm animal puzzle


Maggie & Michael Get Dressed; Let's Get Dressed; The Jacket I Wear in the Snow storytelling kit; 1, 2, Tie My Shoe activity


Flaptastic: Colours; Monsters Love Colours; Mouse Paint; crystal climbers; colour matching lenses


The Construction Crew; Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site; Dig, Dogs, Dig!; wooden construction vehicles; deluxe tool belt


My Big Dinosaur Book; Edwina, the Dinosaur Who Didn't Know She Was Extinct; How Do Dinosaurs Say Goodnight?; dinosaur floor puzzle


Glad Monster, Sad Monster; The Feelings Book; I Like It When; Eggspression eggs; moods and emotions mirrors

My Body

My Nose, Your Nose; From Head to Toe; Steady, Ready, Jump! (CD); Let's Get Moving activity mats; ThinkFun Roll & Play game


I'm the Biggest Thing in the Ocean; A Hole in the Bottom of the Sea; Hooray for Fish; ocean finger puppets, ocean creatures puzzle


Animal Opposites; Eric Carle's Opposites; Slow Snail; Elmo's World: Opposites (DVD); opposites matching game


The Game of Patterns; Spotty, Stripy, Swirly; Too Purpley!; bead sequencing set; textured rubbing plates


Color Zoo; Round is a Mooncake; My Very First Book of Shapes; shape and colour sorter; lace and trace shapes


I'm Brave; Toot Toot Beep Beep; I Love Trucks; lacing vehicles; transportation peg puzzle