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.
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.
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 1/2".
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.
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 - 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.
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 »
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.
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.
3 years & up. Make learning more fun with this fantastic felt farm! Includes 7 animals, a barn, a garden, and Old MacDonald himself. Set has 10 pieces and a six page lesson guide with rhymes and activities. Guide includes English, Spanish & French. Felt pieces are pre-cut.
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.
4 years & up. On market day, Mama Panya's son Adika invites everyone he sees to a pancake dinner. How will Mama Panya ever feed them all? This story about Kenyan village life teaches the importance of sharing, even when someone has little to give. Paperback. 40 pages.
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.