Learning to read with stories, songs, jokes, games, and more!

The Tickle Box

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BOOK OF NONSENSE: 4 LIMERICKS 2-4, 4-6 4 wacky limericks about the silliest stuff imaginable.
BOOK OF NONSENSE, VOL. 2 2-4, 4-6 4 more really silly limericks from Edward Lear.
THE CLOCK GOES CUCKOO 4-6, 6-8 What happens when the grandfather clock goes a little cuckoo.
BOOK OF NONSENSE, VOL. 3 2-4, 4-6 4 more really silly limericks from Edward Lear.
2-4, 4-6 When his animals go missing, Donkey Jack looks high and low for them. You'll never guess where he finds them.
GROUNDHOG DAY (AND POSSUM NIGHTS) 4-6, 6-8 An imposter shows up for Groundhog Day and angers Puxatawny Phil.
JIM THE GRIM REAPER 4-6, 6-8 A series of lighthearted limericks about the grim reaper and other somber characters.
THE SILLIEST JOKES EVER TOLD 4 & UP They're even sillier when they're animated and read out loud.
SMUG DOUG AND THE MAGIC RUG 4-6, 6-8 A limerick story about an arrogant swami who is humbled in the end.
WHEN COWS EAT GRASS 4-6, 6-8 Guess what happens when cows eat grass? Naturally.

Pun Barrel

"Chess Pun" 6-8, 8-10 Get ready for one of the world’s worst puns, which makes for some great fun.
"Weevil Pun" 6-8, 8-10 More groans and giggles as the clown tells another bad pun from the barrel of fun.
"Kayak Pun" 6-8, 8-10 This pun is so bad it's almost hilarious.
"Paw Pun" 6-8, 8-10 Even dogs are not above having fun with puns.
"Mystic Pun" 6-8, 8-10 If you think puns are the lowest form of humor, wait'll you hear this one.

Hysterical Moments In History

BOSTON TEA PARTY 6-8, 8-10 An old whale sings a tale from the past.
HENRY VIII MEETS HENNY YOUNGMAN 6-8, 8-10 Straight from the Tower of London, the king himself.
HOW MONA LISA GOT HER SMILE 6-8, 8-10 Mona Lisa didn't always wear a smile. Find out what changes her frown to a smile in this funny little poem.
MOOLA 6-8, 8-10 Faces on currency extol the virtues of saving money in this funny little song
MONA AND BEETHOVEN 8-10, 10-12 Ludwig von Beethoven does his first joke. Mona Lisa suggests that he stick with symphonies.
MONA AND MS. WHISTLER 8-10, 10-12 Whistler's Mother tries a little stand-up comedy -- while sitting down no less.
MONA AND MARILYN 8-10, 10-12 While hanging around the museum, Marilyn Monroe tells silly jokes to Mona Lisa. Mona is not amused.
NO BANANAS ELVIS 6-8, 8-10 Guess who won’t be having peanut butter and bananas tonight.
NO BANANAS NAPOLEON 6-8, 8-10 Guess who's not having cereal and bananas in the morning.
NO BANANAS SHAKESPEARE 6-8, 8-10 Bananas or no bananas? That is the question.
NO BANANAS QUEEN NEFERTITI 6-8, 8-10 It's a royal pain not having bananas with cake.


I SAIL THE SEA 6-8, 8-10 A colorful band of pirates sing much better than they sail. Also includes a fun geography games and a short history lesson.
PIRATES ROW YOUR BOAT 6-8, 8-10 A pirate captain wants to water ski. Guess who gets to row the boat?
PIRATES MEET JEKYL & HYDE, THE 6-8, 8-10 Our bungling band of bucaneers nearly meet their match when they go against Jekyl & Hyde.
PIRATES AND THE PRINCESS, THE 6-8, 8-10 Our bungling band of bucaneers go in search of a beautiful princess to kiss their froggy captain and nearly find one.
HIDDEN TREASURE GAME 5 & UP Find the missing booty hidden by pirates.
I SAIL THE SEA JIGSAW PUZZLES 3 & UP 4 separate puzzles from I Sail the Sea.
PIRATES MAP PUZZLES/GAMES 8 & UP 4 separate map puzzles and geography game.

Pigsburg Funnies

DREAMS 6-8, 8-10 Mayor J.R. Hogwash reveals his anxieties to Pigmund Freud.
GARBAGE DAY 6-8, 8-10 A slothful pig almost misses garbage day.
HAMAPHOBIA 6-8, 8-10 Pigmund Freud diagnoses a patient's fear of mustard, pickles and rye bread.
PUFFY'S PLUTO RAP 6-8, 8-10 Learning about our Solar System and planets has never been this much fun!
RUN-AMUCK PIGBOT 6-8, 8-10 Every child loves a robot, and just as long as it is not real life, what could be more entertaining than a robot gone loco!
STINKER 6-8, 8-10 A reeking pig explains his philosophy on stinkiness to Andy Warthog.
THE GOOD, THE BAD AND THE PORKY 6-8, 8-10 A poetic playing of pigs and well-known names thinly disguised.
YODELING 6-8, 8-10 A pig goes from modeling to yodeling in the blink of an eye.