A division of Kaplan Early Learning Company, Kaplan Toys grew out of a desire to offer affordable, quality toys to enhance children's learning and to meet the developmental needs of children. For children birth to 12 years, Kaplan Toys' products encourage creative thinking, independence, and mastery in core educational subjects. Kaplan Toys' selection includes popular brand names, unique items, and exclusive Kaplan products
Gryphon House began in 1971 as a distributor of quality children's books before becoming a publisher in 1981. With a current backlist of nearly 200 titles, Gryphon House offers several new titles each year to help parents, educators, and caregivers give children the opportunity to learn new skills and be successful in life. Many Gryphon House books are also available in their eMarket as eBooks.
Formerly known as School-Age NOTES, ExtendED Notes helps extend learning beyond the classroom by providing educators with afterschool tips, activities, ideas, and products. ExtendED Notes offers a variety of resources for all programs and age ranges of participating children. Educators can also subscribe to a monthly newsletter or sign up for the free ExtendED Note of the Week for additional information regarding afterschool programs and engaging youth outside the classroom.
Kaplan Early Learning Company is a proud partner of the Devereux Center for Resilient Children (DCRC), which helps promote social and emotional development, foster resilience, and build skills for success in school and life in children birth through school-age. Promoting the resilience of adults who care for children is another DCRC goal. The DCRC also develops strength-based assessment and strategy resources for educators, caregivers, and other early child care professionals.
Kaplan Early Learning Company is proud to partner with Nemours BrightStart! to help promote early childhood literacy. Nemours BrightStart! researches, develops, and offers evidence-based tools and resources for targeting young children at risk for reading failure. Effectively instructing children when they first begin their reading journey to ensure long-term reading success is one goal. They also hope to free children from the hindering effects of dyslexia and reading failure.