3 - 5 years. Encourage independence by allowing children to practice dressing skills in the dramatic play center with these soft and authentic dress-up costumes that feature pullover tunics and hook-and-loop closures. You can enhance the dramatic play experience and celebrate diversity with students by adding books, food, music, and props that share the history of each culture. These machine-washable costumes are 100% polyester, with the exception of the Indian and Russian costumes, which are 10% cotton/90% polyester.
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.
18 months & up. These six friends ready to go on adventures along with the neighborhood's dog and cat! These figures in brightly colored clothing are great for role-playing activities and developing oral language skills. Encourage dramatic play and fine motor functions with this easy to grip set of neighborhood friends. Use these figures in a lesson about the importance of diversity, friendship, and getting along. Each friend measures 2.75" tall and twists at the waist.
18 months & up. This set of five multicultural vests offers a collection of patterns and materials from around the world. Around the age of two, children begin to notice differences such as gender and hair color. This is an opportune time to share examples of diversity in an effort to teach children to respect, accept, and celebrate diversity. Acceptance of these differences helps children realize we are all humans despite what we wear, how we talk, and our physical traits.
18 months & up. Children can engage in a historic cultural journey while playing with the eight Around the World Dolls. These 5" figures represent four males and four females dressed in traditional clothing from seven various cultures distinctly represented in this set of dolls. These dolls are great for storytelling and will help children introduce diversity to pretend play by exploring a different culture.
18 months & up. These chunky figures were designed for small hands and allow for easy gripping during play. This charming family set will have young children engaged in meaningful dramatic play either independently or with friends. Each family includes an adult male and female and a male and female child. Father measures 5.75"H and child 4"H.
18 months & up. From a friendly firefighter to a caring doctor, this set of eight community workers represents many of the occupations children see throughout their community. These figures are easy to grip and perfect for an interactive lesson about careers. Children will delight as they identify familiar faces from their community, some they may know personally. These Community Workers are the perfect way to have a conversation about children's future occupations all while promoting fine motor… More »
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. Clothes may vary. Available individually or in a set of 8.
3 years & up. Food is a wonderful way to bring people together and introduce new cultures. Help bring diversity to the meal time discussion in your home and in the classroom with this realistic looking pretend play food set. These sets feature a variety of popular foods that are colorfully captivating and life-size for an extra real-life feel. Children will have fun pretending to prepare and serve the meals as they learn about and discuss the culture they came from. All pieces are made from… More »
18 months & up. Enrich dramatic play through inclusion with these adorable, multiethnic dolls. Featuring sweet expressions, soft huggable bodies, a one piece romper, and a matching blanket, these cuddly dolls make the perfect friends for little learners. Children will love caring for these dolls, from feeding them to singing them to sleep; the possibilities for play are endless. Multiethnic dolls include African American, Caucasian, Hispanic, and Asian. Dolls are 16" long. Available individually or in a set of 4.
2 years & up. Toddlers and preschoolers will enjoy this pretend play bread set. Express similarities, differences, and cultural uniqueness with this selection of pretend breads. This bread set will fit add new cultural aspects to any dramatic play food set. Set includes basket and two of each item: twisted roll, bagel, croissant, pita, French bread slice, and dinner roll.
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.
2 years & up. Come join the fun as you learn with the Kaplan Kids. Add excitement to circle time, storytelling, language lessons and more. Our adorable puppets have their own personalities plus they include diversity and inclusion. Each puppet is 14" long with a working mouth, and movable arms and legs. They have permanently stitched features and are made of soft plush durable polyester that is easy to clean and maintain.
Birth & up. Celebrate diversity with these huggable fabric dolls. Sweet, sleeping faces make them fast friends! Each doll possesses baby safe embroidered features. Two dolls wear ruffled bonnets while two others wear nightcaps. Their plush exterior makes them soft, snuggly friends for your young children. Each doll is machine washable. Each measures 10"H.
2 years & up. Introduce your children to international cuisine with this wonderful set. These international foods are a great addition to any dramatic play center. Use this set in a lesson about diversity and inclusion. Teach children about the cultures these foods originate from and where they can be found around the world. Each food block has silk-screened retro illustrations on the hardwood. This set includes salsa, tortilla chips, fettuccini, matzo, stir-fry vegetables, swiss cheese, brown… More »
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 »
3 - 5 years. Fabric designs from Latin America, Asia, North America, and Africa enrich these comfortable easy-on, easy-off dressing vests. The set of 4 vests features buttons, zippers, snaps, and hook-and-loop closures to help children develop their fine motor and dressing skills. Machine washable.