Birth & up. A unique puppet set to help children understand differences in all of us! Features puppets with special needs: a boy with hearing impairment, a girl with a facial mark, a ballerina with a prosthetic foot, a boy with vision impairment, a girl in a wheelchair, a child in a hospital gown, and a boy with glasses. Lesson tips are included with the set. Machine washable. Measures 11.5"H x 7.5"W. Made in the USA.
3 years & up. Take a trip around the world and meet friends along the way! Promote conversation about new and familiar people and places while developing decision making and problem solving strategies. Large 24-piece floor puzzle is made of extra-thick durable cardboard with wipe-clean surfaces. Measures 24" x 36" in size. Made in the USA.
5 years & up. Get to know all about you, from the inside out! This robust kit includes components for studying basic anatomy, making self or family portraits and writing and decorating stories or journal entries about all your important activities! It comes complete with accessories for decorating your art with clothing, hair and even flair! Includes: 3 Big! Huge! Paper Kids, 3 Stand Up Self Portraits, 3 All About Me Books, 1 See Through Me fold-out Transparency, 3 Paper Doll Chains, 180 Hair… More »
3 years & up. Discover a fun-filled world of active play in this collage of up-close images of children engaged in a healthy lifestyle. Complete the puzzle to see children climbing, cooking, blowing bubbles and so much more! This large 24-piece real photo puzzle is made of extra-thick durable cardboard with a wipe-clean surface. Puzzle insert included. Measures 24" x 36". Made in the USA.
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.
4 years & up. Personalize name tags and label individual spaces. Use versatile hand shapes to add depth to collages and make cool borders for displays. Features eight rich skin tones and 35 sheets per pad. Hand shapes measure 3.5".
3 years & up. Through the exchanges between a little girl born in China and her adoptive parent, this book offers an inspiring message to adoptive parents and children all over the world. Paperback. 32 pages.
5 - 9 years. This simple, touching picture book shows readers a women's shelter through the eyes of a young girl, who with her mother's help, uses her imagination to overcome her anxiety and adjust. Includes factual endnotes detailing various reasons people experience homelessness and the resources available to help. Paperback. 32 pages.
2 years & up. It's never too soon for children to learn that violence is never okay, hands can do many good things, and everyone is capable of positive, loving actions. In this Best Behavior® Bilingual Board Books Set, simple words and full-color illustrations teach these important concepts in ways even very young children can understand. This board book series explains how words can hurt someone's feelings, hitting friends is not nice. voices are not for yelling, and diapers aren't to be… More »
5 years & up. Armond Goes to a Party: A book about Asperger's and friendship by Nancy Carlson and Armond Isaak. Parties are noisy, disorganized, and smelly - all things that are hard for a child with Asperger's. Worst of all is socializing with other children. But with the support of his good friend, Armond gets through the party and has fun. It feels good to be a friend. A great book for children to learn about coping with autism or Asperger's. Paperback. 32 pages.
3 years & up. Multiple designs from countries all around the world. The possibilities are endless when jewelry, textiles and various ornamentation are recreated in this collection of beautiful papers. These craft papers are great for multicultural education projects: report covers, collage designs, scrapbook projects and much more! Acid free. 144 sheets. Made in the USA.
3 - 10 years. You are a part of the world, and you are a world all your own. This hardback book has immersive, multi-faceted pictures designed to offer readers a glimpse into the rich variety of the human experience. Each page speaks directly to the reader, inviting children to ask themselves: How do other children live? What do they eat? What games do they play? How are we different? How are we alike? This is a playful, powerful and thought-provoking, with everyday moments that reveal our common… More »
3 years & up. With 21 stunning photographic images of families and individuals, this diverse flannel set will inspire children to talk about the unique features of themselves, their families, and families in various cultures. Machine or hand washable, dry on low heat or lay flat to dry.
Creating inclusive cultures is a critically important business imperative as the demographics of the US become more diverse and as organizations operate increasingly in global contexts. If we are to work effectively together we must learn to understand, appreciate and accept differences. Our strength lies in our diversity. This book outlines 8 steps for the personal inclusion journey in a delightful book of quotes from voices as diverse as Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. to Seneca. Hardcover. 189 pages.
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.
3 - 8 years. In this colorful, inviting early childhood book, children from preschool to lower elementary learn about diversity in terms they can understand: hair that's straight or curly, families with many people or few, bodies that are big or small. With its wide-ranging examples and fun, highly detailed art, this book helps children appreciate the ways they are alike and affirm their individual differences--all while building self-confidence. Lively new art breathes fresh life into this classic… More »
6 years & up. Chandra and Deena's family have a smoky oil lamp at home, which makes their baby brother cough. One day at the market, the sisters spot a man selling lamps that are powered by the sun -- and would be healthier for their brother! How will they afford to buy one of the "magic" lamps? Book includes facts about Nepal and instructions for making a solar-powered oven. Paperback. 40 pages.
4 years & up. Create a masterpiece of yourself with our new body shapes. Use with finger-paint or glue on feathers, pompoms and craft papers. Add detail with paint or markers. Finished artwork will make a wonderful classroom display. Includes 24 body cut-outs that measure 18" x 35" and an idea guide.
3 - 6 years. This book is a bilingual first words collection. This unique book combines storytelling with English and Spanish vocabulary. Young readers follow the adventures of the Palabra family as they go about their day and prepare for a special celebration. Hardcover. 48 pages.
2 years & up. Helping with real tasks is a natural progression from pretend play, and is a crucial stage in a child's development. Achieving a shared goal encourages a sense of responsibility and develops many skills useful in later life. Simple conversational text and lively illustrations are carefully designed to encourage dialogue between reader and child. Bilingual board books in English and Spanish. Set of 4 books.
3 years & up. Based on a true story. Join a young boy and his father on an journey from Mexico to the United States. They'll need courage to cross the border -- la frontera -- and to make a home for themselves in a new land. This story of perseverance is told in Spanish and English. Includes facts about Alfredo's story and other stories like his around the world to help parents and educators talk with children about immigration, resilience, empathy and belonging. Hardcover. 48 pages.