4 years & up. Explore tasty traditions from all around the world through this engaging and inclusive book set. From diverse breakfasts and teatime, to Chinese and Native American cooking traditions, children will love learning all about global food customs! You can even bring the multicultural lessons in these books to life in your home or classroom by encouraging children to create their own tasty treats using the recipes found in these books. Set of 4. Hardback.
4 years & up. This collection of books will boost children's self-esteem by encouraging them to do activities they enjoy rather than activities they think they are supposed to do. Each story shows children doing non-traditional gender role activities such as girls going on a nature adventure, boys painting their nails and girls being a pirate. Partial proceeds from one of the books go to accelerating LGBTQ acceptance. Set of 4. Hardcover.
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.
4 years & up. Empower and inspire young girls with this book set that encourages them never to give up! Featuring all African American girls as their protagonists, these stories teach young girls how self-love, imagination, and strength can help propel them into their wildest dreams. Featuring powerful role models, from caring mothers to Former First Lady Michelle Obama, these books give young girls someone to guide them through their journey, showing them that there are no limits to who they… More »
4 years & up. Help children understand their value and worth no matter who they are! Each book in this inclusive set shows children that who they are is perfect no matter the color of their skin, what clothes they wear, or their religion. These inspiring stories will encourage children to see the best in other people and be empowered by the uniqueness in others and themselves. Hardcover. Set of 4.
The Power of Presence: A Guide to Mindfulness Practices in Early Childhood offers insight and information to help you transform your teaching by learning how to pause, notice your surroundings, and simply be. Learn ways to spark joy, elevate well-being, and promote a deeper sense of inquiry, both personally and with others-young and old. Learn ways to consciously plant seeds of mindfulness at home, in the classroom, and around the world. Paperback. 112 pages.
2 years & up. These puppets are a great way for children of all ages to learn about diversity through interaction and play. This set of eight puppets represents four multicultural groups of children with aspects of their culture represented in their clothing designs. Use these puppets in the classroom for a fun lesson about diversity and inclusion. For further learning, discuss the cultures these puppets represent and the history of their clothing. Puppets measure 12" long and are 10"… More »
12 months & up. Excellent for creative role-play, career, and cultural awareness activities. These 8 puppets have appropriate outfits which illustrate different occupations. Set includes: doctor, chef, fireman, postal worker, construction worker, farmer, veterinarian, and policeman.
3 years & up. Emphasize the beauty found in cultural differences with these adorable, multi-ethnic dolls. Each doll features a warm friendly smile, poseable head and limbs, and gorgeous securely rooted hair. Outfits and shoes are culturally accurate and are easy to take on and off. Dolls are made of non-toxic vinyl that wipes clean with a damp cloth. Outfits and hair may vary in style. Available individually or in a set of 8.
Every day, 250 children are suspended from school. Many are children of color, deprived of opportunities to experience learning at the same rate and quality as white children. Many families don't feel heard or respected in their child's schools. Don't Look Away: Embracing Anti-Bias Classrooms leads early childhood professionals to explore and address issues of bias, equity, low expectations, and family engagement to ensure culturally responsive experiences. Importantly, this book will challenge… More »
3 years & up. Children will start building the cultural bridge of understanding when introduced to a second language and get a glimpse of another culture. This set of 8 books range from visiting a Mexican market, counting in Spanish, sharing similar holidays, to walking on the beach. An English translation is provided alongside the Spanish text. Paperback.
The children in today's early childhood classroom are more culturally, linguistically, and ability diverse than ever. As a teacher, your challenge is to partner with each family through recognizing their individual strengths, concerns, priorities, and resources. Dr. Johnna Darragh Ernst offers practical ideas for creating a welcoming atmosphere for families that will encourage them to participate in their children's learning community. From improving children's school readiness to encouraging positive… More »
This round-the-world photographic book set introduces young children to the concept of the world's people, the places they live, and how they work and play. Each book tours the globe to develop a strong interest in cultures and ethnic heritage while showing differences in young children. Set includes 6 paperback books.
Connecting with dual language learners (DLLs) is a growing reality among early childhood educators, who need to learn practical, proven strategies to reach these students. Grounded in research and strengthened by the author's personal experience as a student learning English, Connecting Right from the Start helps teachers understand the culturally and linguistically diverse children in their classroom, as well as those with disabilities. Some of the skills teachers will learn: ways to make DLLs… More »
In the United States, the number of children who come from homes where they speak languages other than English is rising. Despite the common misperception that dual language learners are slower learners or have special needs, research shows that they have better executive function and cognitive skills. Their brains are doing double duty! "Strength in Diversity: A Positive Approach to Teaching Dual Language Learners in Early Childhood" offers teachers context, practical advice, and strategies… More »