The Nemours® Reading BrightStart! Complete Program for Early Literacy Success puts teachers on the cutting edge of early literacy best practices with an exciting new approach to building reading readiness skills in struggling learners. This unique program is specifically designed for teaching early literacy skills to small groups of at-risk four- and five-year-old children, but is an effective teaching tool for all children in that age range. This exciting program implements Response to Intervention… More »
This 12-piece poster set depicts children engaging in healthy habits. The 11" x 17" real images are perfect for teaching children about living a healthy lifestyle and establishing good health habits early on. Ideal for all learning environments, these posters are great for teaching young children the importance of healthy habits and allow for an open conversation about food.
A perfect addition to any reading space and creates an inviting enclosure while still allowing teachers full view of children inside. The canvas fabric is stain and rip resistant, sturdy poles are easy to set up in any corner, and have non-slip silicon rubber feet and folds for storage. Measures 70"H x 65"W.
What are the components of high-quality after-school care for children ages 5-12? How can we evaluate these programs? These are the challenges facing caregivers, schools, agencies, and parents as after-school programs proliferate. The School-Age Care Environment Rating Scale®, Updated Edition provides an easy-to-use resource for defining and assessing the quality of both public and private programs caring for school-age children during out-of-school time. This updated, spiral-bound edition is… More »
12 months & up. Over-sized board features colorful counting discs to sort onto stationary pegs. Double-sided, wooden squares have screened numbers 0 through 9 and a corresponding dot count on the opposite side. Rearrangeable, loose parts allow for multiple matching, counting, addition and subtraction activities on or off the board. Measures: 15.75"W x 3.5"D x 4"H.
Decorate your classroom or learning center with these STEM Concepts and Activities Diverse Settings Poster Set . These posters are a great way for your children to identify and relate to others as they engage in similar STEM activities. Use these posters in an interactive lesson to describe what STEM based activity the children are engaging in. Each high quality image measures 11"L x 17"W.
All ages with adult supervision. Our softline collection provides colorful, thoughtful transition pieces that assist children in acclimating to and mastering their surroundings. Provide children with a comfortable place to sit or lay down during story time, classroom activities, or play time with a set of colorful pillows. The three large pillows in the natural color palette are made of sturdy yet comfortable fabric to stand up to rigorous and repeated use. A sponge interior ensures each pillow… More »
Relax and Be Happy: Mindfulness for Children CD Set - 2 CD Set Take a deep breath and a mindful moment with this Relax and Be Happy: Mindfulness for Children CD Set. This CD set includes 25 tracks meant to promote and guide mindfulness practices. Use these CDs to educate your children about the importance of mindfulness. The set includes creative mindfulness games, visualizations and exercises to help children feel grounded, find calm, improve focus, practice kindness and relax.
12 months & up. This is a set of 9 durable rings in three sizes measuring between 9.8" to 17.7" in diameter. Great for game play both indoors and outdoors. Roll them, use for sorting, throw bean bags into them, or use them in imaginative play. Each ring includes braille for identifying size. Includes 9 rings in the 3 primary colors: yellow, red, blue.
"Lead the Way" provides short, self-guided overviews that both aspiring and practicing after school professionals need to thrive in their roles. The 24 fundamental insights and strategies can be used as professional development topics with after school program staff, laying the foundation for the program to recruit, retain, and grown effective leaders. Paperback. 120 pages.
Movement-inspiring activities reinforce good nutrition, health and motor skills! Young children learn best when they connect physical activity with learning! Up, Down, Move Around is packed with fun, simple activities that will have your children jumping, shaking, rolling, dancing, and clapping as they learn! From the Healthy Food Obstacle Course to the Bendy Bodies Stretch, children ages 3 to 6 will get moving as they learn and support an awareness of nutrition and health concepts as well as fine… More »
All ages with adult supervision. Our softline collection provides colorful, thoughtful transition pieces that assist children in acclimating to and mastering their surroundings. Provide children with a comfortable place to sit or lay down during story time, classroom activities, or play time with a set of colorful pillows. The three large pillows in the contemporary color palette are made of sturdy yet comfortable fabric to stand up to rigorous and repeated use. A sponge interior ensures each pillow… More »
The new Shine 2-in-1 Tablet Solution is a versatile Microsoft Windows® 10 touchscreen computer. When you put the Shine 2-in-1 Tablet in students' hands, you've begun a process that will forever change their lives and their teachers' lives as well. This Tablet gives students unprecedented access to educational materials, while also making it fun to engage in deeper scientific exploration and more in new and exciting ways. Tablet now comes loaded with our Kaplan Exclusive Software. Features: 11.6"… More »
These colorful mats are made of heavy duty foam and are specially designed for therapy and gymnastic environments. Each mat has a non-slip fabric surface on the bottom and can be combined to make larger mats by hook and loop closures at the end of the mats. Foldable in two foot section and can easily be stored after use. 1.5" thick.
An affordable, flexible and mobile solution for charging and storing devices used in PreK-8 classrooms.Tech Tubs™ can store, charge and sync Apple devices, most 11" Chromebooks and other tablets with or without cases with optional accessories to accommodate a variety of needs and budgets. Each Tech Tub2® can charge up to six devices. Measures 13"H x 12.5"W x 16.25"D.
Many Languages, One Classroom applies the latest information about best practices to all aspects of a preschool program. Designed to fit any preschool curriculum, this book addresses state standards and benchmarks of standard quality programming. Organized by interest areas and times of the day, you'll find everything you need to help English language learners during dramatic play, outdoor play, reading, science, blocks, and circle time. Each chapter is broken down into several sections: the environment,… More »
What can you add to your early childhood classroom that will immerse children in rich learning, reduce challenging behaviors, and develop confidence as well as critical thinking and problem-solving skills? A makerspace! Filled with colorful photographs taken in real early childhood settings, this book will guide you step-by-step in making a makerspace that invites young children to boldly explore materials and create something only they can imagine. Discover how to: draft a plan and gather materials,… More »
12 months & up. Bring early STEM activities to life with a one-of-a-kind toddler table that combines light play, magnet play, and social-emotional activities. Encourage toddler's innate curiosities and development during hands-on, collaborative activities. Shatter-resistant acrylic mirrors on three surrounding sides make any open-ended play safe for young learners. Easily rotate toys and learning materials for changing activities and lessons using the divided shelves below the tabletop. Entire… More »
This book contains hundreds of up-to-date service projects and ideas presented in an engaging, kid-friendly format and it has something for everyone who wants to make a difference. Features and benefits include: over 500 service learning project ideas -- from simple to large scale, the "Ten Steps to Successful Service Projects", a new sections on Internet use and school service learning requirements, step-by-step instructions for creating flyers, petitions, press releases, and more. The… More »