3 years & up. A collection of 12 vinyl career figures doing everyday jobs around the community Included in this set are: a police officer on a mobile device, a farmer, an ice cream server, a photographer, a gardener, a tennis player, a referee, a park ranger, military personnel, recycle worker, a veterinarian, and a construction worker. Tallest figure is 6.25"H. Set of 12.
These adorable characters from Baby Signs® will help teach kids of any age how to say everyday words in sign language. The colorful characters and design will be a bright addition to any room. Proudly made in the U.S.A., this 6'9" x 9'5" oval rug is durably designed to provide a life time of learning and childhood memories.
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 »
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.
12 months & up. Explore the five senses with this wonderful My Five Senses Bilingual Board Books for Young Readers. This bilingual board book set features easy to comprehend words with unique illustrations. This set of books promotes language development, literacy, and early vocabulary. Includes What Do I Hear, See, Feel, Taste, and Smell. Set of 5 board books. Encourage your children to answer the sensory questions as they read the books.
Mary Jalongo, PhD, offers 65 strategies to support literacy learning with children from preschool through the third grade. With specific suggestions for ELL students, Jalongo includes recommendations for hundreds of great children's books, websites, and apps to make teaching easier. Each strategy is designed to be simple to use with all of the children in your classroom-from the not-yet-readers to the fluent readers-and each strategy is tied to the Common Core State Standards for kindergarten through… More »
Written by Carol Stock Kranowitz, The Out-Of-Sync Child was the first of its kind to explain SPD - Sensory Processing Disorder - and provide parents a drug-free alternative in helping their children grow and adjust in the world. This is the revised addition, offering new sections on hearing and vision, and how this disorder often appears alongside other conditions.
3 years & up. Introduce career choices to your children with these Vinyl Career Figures dressed in brightly colored uniforms. Add these figures to any dramatic play or block center for endless imaginative play. Use these figures for an interactive lesson about career choices. Go over each occupation and help children identify what they might want to do after their education. These sturdy figures are made of solid vinyl. Each stands easily and is hand-painted for realistic detail. The tallest figure is 5" tall.
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.
The prevalence of ASD is growing tremendously in early childhood classrooms. This book showcases the diverse capabilities of students with ASD and prepares early childhood educators to work effectively with students ages 3-5 with pervasive developmental disorders. Descriptive examples and interactive activities guide teachers to understand how these disorders affect student progress and how educators can tap into student potential. Each chapter offers several strategies to address specific academic,… More »
4 years & up. Introduce your children to a variety of instruments with these durable Multicultural Instruments for Rhythm and Music Learning. This wonderful set of instruments promotes dexterity, fine motor skills, hand-eye coordination, and sensory learning. Children will experience sounds and rhythms from different cultures with this 9 piece set. Encourage children to follow along with a rhythm you create or make their own. This set includes two Damroos, pair of ankle bells, agogo bells,… More »
4 years & up. On Career Day, the children in Mrs. Madoff's class each take a turn introducing a special visitor. Every visitor has something interesting to share with the class, and together everyone learns all about the different work that people of all ages do. Hardcover. 40 pages.
Young children with special needs often face physical, emotional, or social barriers to deep engagement with the natural world. These challenges need not prevent them from enjoying the many benefits nature has to offer. Nature is a necessity. Research tells us that we are happier, healthier, more socially engaged, and more creative when it is part of our daily lives. These benefits apply to people of all ages and abilities. In this inspiring book, Dr. Ruth Wilson explores the great potential of… More »
Includes 12 joyful songs on this bilingual musical celebration of Latin America. Twelve Selections from seven Latin American countries include traditional and contemporary songs. These songs are sung mostly in Spanish, the lyric sheet includes the English transations. Songs from Mexico, Venezuela, Cuba and Peru.
3 years & up. Curl, twist, and style colorful hair with paper strips. Use your creative side to decorate your way. Art projects will be enhanced with these unique paper strips. Contains 5 oz. or 2,400 pieces.
Based on census and population data, it is likely that one or more gender-expansive or LGBTQIA+ child is enrolled in every early education program in the country. Guidance for Supporting Gender Diversity in Early Childhood Education is a starting point--a primer--for early educators who are interested in learning more about working with and supporting young gender-diverse children and their families. With a focus on understanding children's gender development, this groundbreaking guide reflects… More »
This practical resource, now an expanded and updated second edition, is your guide to building a strong anti-bias program, including learning to know yourself. This title offers information on culture and language, racial identity, family structures, gender identity, economic class, different abilities, holidays, and more. 224 pages.
Learn what makes boys tick (and run and jump and yell), and discover how to actively engage the boys in your early childhood classroom with simple effective strategies that support boys' learning. Using the latest brain research to explore and explain the differences in how boys and girls learn, 'Wired to Move' provides early childhood educators with facts and strategies to actively engage boys in an early childhood setting. It addresses the unique needs of African-American and Hispanic or Latino… More »
Introduced by South African storyteller Gcina Mhlophe as the voice of the tortoise, stories (Boy Who Turned into a Cat), chants (Kanie, Kanje) and songs (Mbube or The Lion Sleeps Tonight) weave in and out of each other through this seamless whole of music and words. Here are striking harmonies, haunting chord progressions and unfamiliar but wonderful vocalizations.
Every child belongs. Every child is unique. Every child has strengths. Every child has the potential to fly. Inclusion benefits all children! Inclusion--perhaps you believe it is complicated, time-consuming, and expensive. Not true! Jani Kozlowski, experienced trainer and technical-assistance provider on inclusion and disability services, dispels the myths and shows that implementing high-quality inclusive practices in your program is easier than you think! Throughout "Every Child Can Fly,"… More »
3 years & up. Introduce children to the power of music! This natural wood set is perfect for a small group or as a starter rhythm set to build upon. The wood features on the instruments bring whimsical elements into small group music sessions. Included are 6 differing musical instruments that bring in different qualities: a jingle stick, wooden castanet clapper, pair of 8" rhythm sticks, pair of tap taps, guiro shaker with scraper, and a jute bag for storage.
Best-selling, award-winning authors Pam Schiller and Clarissa Willis have teamed up to create this collection of 100 literacy lessons, designed to introduce children ages 3-6 to a variety of literacy concepts and build important literacy skills. Each of these simple, fun lessons offers adaptations for children with special needs, including: visual and hearing impairments, cognitive challenges, motor delays, speech/language delays, and emotional/behavior issues. The first page of each two-page lesson… More »
3 years & up. Encourage cooperative and imaginative play with these beautifully detailed dolls. A mother, father, son, and daughter, all dressed in colorful clothes, are sure to delight and excite your child. Made from recycled rubber wood and coated with a non-toxic finish. All colors are made from vegetable dye. Adult dolls are approximately 5" high.