Be One of the First to Get the New Generation of Lively Letters
Pre-Order now. Products start shipping Nov. 21.
In 1990, Nancy Alemian Telian, MS, CCC-SLP began drawing the original Lively Letters characters as a way to help her students with reading and auditory processing weaknesses learn what they should be doing with their mouths when making letter sounds. Since then, Lively Letters has grown into an internationally renowned reading program used by more than 75,000 educators around the world.
Millions of students have grown to love Nancy’s colorful letter characters but over the years we’ve received requests and suggestions from educators on how to make the program even more valuable and culturally relevant. We’ve listened and are excited to release a New Generation of Lively Letters in November.
Everything you love about Classic Lively Letters is part of the New Generation but we’ve updated the artwork and now offer an even broader range of letter cards.
Compare the Classic Lively Letters with the New Generation
|Mouth, hand, and body cues||X||X|
|Funny mnemonic stories||X||X|
|Addresses multiple targets||X||X|
|Digitally enhanced and modern characters||X|
|Balance of male and female characters||X|
|Culturally specifi characters||X|
|Gender neutral characters||X|
|Consistently sized letters|
|Letters aligned to reflct the correct position on the page when reading or handwriting||X|
|Matching uppercase letter picture cards||X|
|Uppercase plain letter cards||X|
|Lowercase mini cards||X|
|Lowercase mini cards feature “Human” and “Alien” pictures to practice real vs. nonsense words||X|
|Uppercase min cards||X|
|Larger plain letters||X|
|Uppercase and lowercase picture cards include two version of “c” — one for hard “c” and one for soft “c”||X|
|Newly designed, sturdy boxes||X|
|Workbooks available in print||X||X|
|Workbooks available as eBooks||X|
|Sequence sheet included||X|
Classic Lively Letters can continue to be used until your cards wear out, but the New Generation of Lively Letters has so much to offer we don’t think you’ll be able to wait that long to get your hands on the new cards and other teaching resources.
“I absolutely LOVE this program! I saw such success with my students - they would BEG me to introduce more sounds or review the ones we learned." ~ Cindy, kindergarten teacher