Social & Emotional

Books are a great way to provide social and emotional exploration opportunities for young children, helping them understand themselves and the world around them. Kaplan’s diverse selection of social-emotional books  help children understand social interactions, build meaningful connections, and express their emotions in a positive way.


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Social and Emotional Encouragement Books - Set of 7
Social and Emotional Encouragement Books - Set of 7
Item: 51187
Status: In Stock
$54.95
3 years & up. Children, therapists, and teachers will benefit from this collection of titles full of encouragement and support. Lessons abound from support in the face of common childhood fears to the will of a hearing impaired child to dance. A must for every classroom!
My Magic Breath - Hardcover
My Magic Breath - Hardcover
Item: 33707
Status: In Stock
$17.99
4 - 8 years. A beautiful picture book that will help children discover calm through the magic of mindful breathing. Perfect for quiet story time and naptime. With this interactive picture book, children breathe along as they learn how to make angry or sad thoughts disappear. In a world that is sometimes too busy, with too many things going on, this book will help steer children into a serene space of mindfulness, self-awareness, and balance. 32 pages.
Be Kind - Hardcover
Be Kind - Hardcover
Item: 35712
Status: In Stock
$18.99
3 - 6 years. A thoughtful picture book illustrating the power of being kind. When Tanisha spills grape juice all over her new dress, her classmate contemplates how to make her feel better and what it means to be kind. From asking the new girl to play, to standing up for someone being bullied, this moving and thoughtful story explores what a child can do to be kind, and how each act, big or small, can make a difference. Be Kind is an unforgettable story about how two simple words can change the world. Hardcover. 32 pages.
It's Okay To Be Different - Hardback
It's Okay To Be Different - Hardback
Item: 46479
Status: In Stock
$17.99
This book includes a variety of people, situations, and places to help children develop self esteem, experience diversity, and learn about compassion.
My Family Books - Set of 4
My Family Books - Set of 4
Item: 51105
Status: In Stock
$25.95
3 years & up. Use these wonderful My Family Books Readings About Different Family Types to introduce your children to a variety of families. This set of books celebrates the diverse family groups that make up our world! Children will enjoy connecting with families similar to theirs and learning about different ones. The positive, clear text helps emergent readers understand different family relationships, while recognizing the bonds that all families share. Encourage children to ask questions… More »
I Have Feelings Books - Set of 6
I Have Feelings Books - Set of 6
Item: 52523
Status: In Stock
$34.95
3 years & up. Help children build social and emotional intelligence with this wonderful set of I Have Feelings Books for Social Emotional Learning. These books are great for shared reading and the engaging texts prompt discussions about real-world experiences. Encourage your children to discuss the feelings they relate to. A full-color poster is included. Set of 6 paperback books.
Happy Healthy Baby™ Board Books - Set of 6
Happy Healthy Baby™ Board Books - Set of 6
Item: 71498
Status: In Stock
$46.95
3 months & up. This book set captures moments and moods of a baby's day with captivating photographs and rhyming words that babies and toddlers alike will enjoy. Watch them move, reach, play, eat, cuddle and rest. As each book is read, babies and toddlers will build on the concepts of love, safety, and confidence. Each book includes tips for caregivers and parents. Set of 6 board books.
Learning to Manage Your Feelings Books - Set of 6
Learning to Manage Your Feelings Books - Set of 6
Item: 71566
Status: In Stock
$49.95
3 years & up. Children have big feelings and sometimes they need help to understand how their emotions and actions are related. These books will offer stories that children can relate to and help them learn to understand their feelings better. Set of 6 paperback books.
Everyone Has Feelings Books - Set of 6
Everyone Has Feelings Books - Set of 6
Item: 73883
Status: In Stock
$54.95
3 - 7 years. Each book helps young children learn about their different feelings and why they have them. Understanding their own emotions is the first step by showing examples of what it feels like, looks like, and how to deal with your feelings in all situations. Set of 6.
Stand Tall, Molly Lou Melon - Hardback
Stand Tall, Molly Lou Melon - Hardback
Item: 81802
Status: In Stock
$17.99
4 - 8 years. Even when the class bully at her new school makes fun of her, Molly remembers what her grandmother told her and she feels good about herself. Hardback. 32 pages.
Spread Kindness Books - Set of 4
Spread Kindness Books - Set of 4
Item: 37126
Status: In Stock
$60.95
4 years & up. Teach children the importance of being kind with the Spread Kindness book set. Children will learn how to work together, help people around them and be kind to themselves. Set of 4. Hardback and paperback mix.
Social Emotional Board Books - Set of 4
Social Emotional Board Books - Set of 4
Item: 91968
Status: Temporarily Out of Stock
$37.95
18 months & up. Each book helps young children learn about their emotions. Identifying feeling is the first step in emotional intelligence. Showing example of what emotions look and feel like help children better understand how to deal with them in various situations.
Social Awareness Board Books - Set of 4
Social Awareness Board Books - Set of 4
Item: 91992
Status: Temporarily Out of Stock
$40.95
2 years & up. As children begin to develop a sense of self they also develop an awareness of themselves among their peers. These books help young children identify and understand feelings, sense of belonging, why it's good to share, and the importance of play. This book set helps positively grow their sense of self with others.
Toddler Peacefulness Books - Set of 6
Toddler Peacefulness Books - Set of 6
Item: 34852
Status: Temporarily Out of Stock
$51.95
Birth & up. Introduce more wonderful books into your reading center with this Toddler Peacefulness Book Set to Engage Emerging Readers. The gentle, calming words in each book will introduce infants and toddlers to early mindfulness, awareness and peacefulness practices.This set of books promotes literacy, early vocabulary, balance, collaborative learning.
Uplifting Books - Set of 4
Uplifting Books - Set of 4
Item: 36149
Status: Temporarily Out of Stock
$79.95
4 years & up. This collection of books will inspire children to be the best them that they can be. Through these uplifting stories children will find the importance of empowering yourself, making a difference for others, finding happiness in who you are, dreaming big dreams and staying true to yourself. Set of 4 hardcover books.
Mindfulness Matters Books - Set of 4
Mindfulness Matters Books - Set of 4
Item: 37130
Status: Temporarily Out of Stock
$71.95
3 years & up. The Mindfulness Matters book set shows children how they can use mindfulness to help them be calm, regulate emotions and better their day through breathing techniques and exercise. They can blow away angry thoughts, breathe slow like an elephant or relax with a belly breath. Set of 4. Hardback.
Yoga for Kids Books - Set of 4
Yoga for Kids Books - Set of 4
Item: 37143
Status: Temporarily Out of Stock
$62.95
3 years & up. The Yoga for Kids book set helps children learn how to use yoga in their everyday routines. They can get their morning started by being a volcano or work through the day by balancing with a bear. To unwind children can work on their pretzel pose or do a star pose with frog. These books have simple to follow poses for children and adults as you go through each story. Set of 4. Hardback and paperback mix.
You Are Important Board Books - Set of 7
You Are Important Board Books - Set of 7
Item: 62477
Status: In Stock
$58.95
2 years & up. This unique series, with vivid images of children's everyday lives, supports affirming messages that build healthy confidence and let children know that they are valued. The artwork depicts children and adults of all ages, abilities, and ethnic backgrounds, making this set a perfect addition to any classroom library.