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.
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 »
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.
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.
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 - 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.
18 months & up. From a friendly firefighter to a chef cooking a meal, this set of 8 familiar community workers represents many of the occupations seen everyday throughout the community. The soft plastic figures measure 3"H.
2 years & up. 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 ethnic groups of children with aspects of their culture represented in their clothing designs. Puppets measure 12" long and are 10" wide with the arms spread open and embroidered eyes. Made from polyester fibers. Surface clean.
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.
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 3/4"H and child 4"H.
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. 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: postman, policeman, doctor, vet, fireman, chef, farmer, and construction worker.
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 moveable arms and legs. They have permanently stitched features and are made of soft plush durable polyester that is easy to clean and maintain.
3 - 5 years. Dramatic play just got more exciting! This Indian boy's outfit features authentic details and represents a style of dress in this region of the world. Machine washable. Fabrics and designs may vary.
18 months & up. Six friends ready to go on adventures along with the neighborhood's dog and cat. Great for role playing activities and developing oral language skills. Each friend measures 2 3/4" tall and twists at the waist.