108 blocks including 26 lower case, 26 upper case and sets of 26 matching pictures for each. Beginning readers will love learning uppercase and lowercase letters with colourful Reading Rods?! By linking together letter and picture Rods, children develop valuable pre-reading skills. Kit contains 108 rods including: – Vowels – Consonants – Pictures with initial vowel sounds – Pictures with initial consonant sounds. Skills Taught: – Recognizing uppercase and lowercase letters – Sequencing the letters of the alphabet – Identifying phonemes – attaching pictures to initial letter etc.