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Launchpad Subjects

  • Building and Engineering (Ages 3-5; Grades Pre-K-K)
  • Critical Thinking (Ages 8-10; Grades 3-5)
  • Farms (Ages 3-5; Grades Pre-K-K)
  • Folk songs & stories (Ages 3-5; Grades Pre-K-K)
  • Math (Ages 5-7 & 8-10; Grades K-2 & 3-5)
  • Reading: Developing (Ages 7+)
  • Reading: Early Developing (Ages 5+)
  • Science (Ages 5-7; Grades K-2)
  • STEAM (Ages 5-7; Grades K-2)

Frequently Asked Questions

Have questions about the Launchpads? Browse the frequently asked questions. Launchpads FAQs

Reading Academy Launchpads

  • Reading Academy Launchpads were obtained with a generous donation by Gina DeCrescenzo, P.C., Special Education Attorney.
  • Reading Academy Launchpads are numbered 9-18.

What is the Reading Academy?

Launchpad Academy employs a 5-level guided reading system, facilitating children in mastering verbal, reading, and writing skills from any starting point. Each app, storybook, and video within the Academy's offerings has been carefully chosen to assist children in acquiring the necessary knowledge for transitioning from the initial stages of learning-to-read to the advanced stage of reading-to-learn. This structured digital learning approach ensures that kids develop skills step by step, using a multimodal strategy tailored to their individual learning preferences.


Read-Along & Sing Along

Turn the pages and read along as the embedded audio player reads the book out loud.  

Some Wonderbooks, like Old MacDonald Had A Farm, even sing the story to you!

Research shows that hearing and seeing words at the same time can improve reading success rates.
Wonderbooks give kids an edge with vocabulary development, phonics, and comprehension, plus encourages deeper engagement with every book.

Lots of Features

  • Easy-to-use play controls for kids with how-to instructions included on the inside cover
  • Outside-facing speaker for high-quality audio
  • Headphone jack for independent listening
  • Micro-USB charging port, compatible with iOS and Android devices
  • 2-3 modes are available: Read-along and Learning Mode or Sing-along Mode