Social & Emotional

Promote the character development of children with Kaplan's selection of character education book sets, games, reference books, curricula, DVDs, CDs, and teaching kits. Our character building products promote discussions about honesty, respect, caring, and other good character traits that children need to develop in their social and emotional learning. Any of these products would also be great resources for teachers to use to address any character issues that may arise in the classroom.

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Me, Myself, and I Books - Set of 6
Me, Myself, and I Books - Set of 6
Item: 52685
Status: In Stock
$39.95
Grades K - 1. Spark the interest of beginning readers with engaging fiction and authentic informational content! These high-quality books feature an appropriate reading level and familiar standards-based themes. Set of 6 books have 12 - 20 pages each.
Laugh & Learn™ Books - Set of 4
Laugh & Learn™ Books - Set of 4
Item: 51669
Status: In Stock
$39.95
8 years & up. Solid information, sound advice, fun illustrations, real-life topics, and practical tips -- no wonder these books are so popular with young readers. Together they make a cool collection of self-help books that really help. This set of 4 books answers all the questions one has when growing up. All books in the set are paperback. Included book titles: Bullies Are a Pain in the Brain (112 pages), Cliques, Phonies, & other Baloney (136 pages), Don't Behave Like You Live in a Cave… More »
Social Skills Board Games
Social Skills Board Games
Item: 91626
Status: Temporarily Out of Stock
$40.95
Grades 1 - 5. Addressing morals, manners, empathy, friendship, showing and managing emotions, these games encourage discussion among children about proper social behavior as they strive to find the best solution to problems. These games cover socially challenging situations and together the group decides upon the best action. This encourages all players to communicate, listen and participate in the game. Set contains six game boards, 24 counters, one die, and one spinner.
Bullies, Victims & Bystanders Board Game
Bullies, Victims & Bystanders Board Game
Item: 91625
Status: Temporarily Out of Stock
$39.95
Grades 1 & up. Encourage children to exchange negative behavior for positive choices in the Bullies, Victims, and Bystanders Board Game. As they take on the roles of bullies, victims, and bystanders in this board game children will learn empathy, skills to overcome and prevent bullying, and communication skills. This game offers a lighthearted way to start a tough discussion on the effects of bullying and the importance of treating peers with kindness. Use this board game in small groups or… More »
How I Feel Dough Mats - Set of 20
How I Feel Dough Mats - Set of 20
Item: 37036
Status: In Stock
$22.95
3 years & up. How I Feel Dough Mats allow children to explore different emotions they may be feeling or seeing around them. Use the dough mats to help children express themselves, identify new emotions and manage emotions. Gently wipe clean with a damp cloth, air dry. Measures 8.5" x 11". Set includes 20 dough mats and 1 starter card.
Building Your Bounce: Simple Strategies for a Resilient You, 2nd Edition
Building Your Bounce: Simple Strategies for a Resilient You, 2nd Edition
Item: 29023
Status: In Stock
$12.95
The collection of simple strategies helps adults build their own resilience. Full of reflection opportunities, it includes a survey that offers caregivers and parents a tool to monitor their personal social and emotional health.
Promoting Resilience For Now and Forever - 2nd Edition - Set of 20
Promoting Resilience For Now and Forever - 2nd Edition - Set of 20
Item: 26173P
Status: In Stock
$32.95
This helpful booklet gives family-friendly information on promoting a child's social and emotional growth at home. Booklet (40 pages) set of 20.
Social and Emotional Poster Set - Set of 12
Social and Emotional Poster Set - Set of 12
Item: 63718
Status: In Stock
$19.95
This set features 12 posters showing children experiencing a variety of emotions. The 11" x 17" images are perfect for children to identify their own feelings and the feelings of others.
DESSA Mini Kit
DESSA Mini Kit
Item: 27952
Status: In Stock
$110.00
Grades K - 8. This comprehensive kit contains the following resources to screen children's social-emotional competence and monitor progress across time: DESSA-Mini Record Forms: Four alternate 8-item forms. Each kit contains one pad of 25 copies of each form. Available in English and Spanish. Ongoing Progress Monitoring Forms: Used to track and evaluate progress over time, this form provides a visual display of each child's progress. Each kit contains one pad of 25 copies. DESSA-Mini Manual: This… More »
DECA-P2 Record Forms - Set of 40 Assessment Forms & 40 Individual Child Profile Forms
DECA-P2 Record Forms - Set of 40 Assessment Forms & 40 Individual Child Profile Forms
Item: 29025P
Status: In Stock
$39.95
The DECA-P2 Record Forms are strength-based, nationally standardized, reliable, valid, and easy-to-use! This set includes 40 assessment forms and a pad of 40 individual child profile forms.
I'm In Control of Myself Book Set - Paperback - Set of 6
I'm In Control of Myself Book Set - Paperback - Set of 6
Item: 52526
Status: In Stock
$27.95
3 years & up. Help children build social and emotional intelligence through shared reading and engaging texts that prompt discussions about real-world experiences. Spark your child's imagination and stimulate curiosity while developing social and communication skills. In this "I'm In Control of Myself Book Set," simple words and full-color illustrations teach important concepts in ways even very young children can understand. A full-color poster is included. Set of 6 paperback books.
DECA-P2 User's Guide and Technical Manual - 2nd Edition
DECA-P2 User's Guide and Technical Manual - 2nd Edition
Item: 29022
Status: In Stock
$49.95
This guide provides early childhood professionals with the directions they need to use and interpret results of the DECA-P2. The manual also provides research information related to the development and standardization of the DECA-P2, including information about the instrument's reliability and validity.
I Have Feelings Books - Set of 6
I Have Feelings Books - Set of 6
Item: 52523
Status: In Stock
$27.95
3 years & up. Help children build social and emotional intelligence through shared reading and engaging texts that prompt discussions about real-world experiences. A full-color poster is included. Set of 6 paperback books.
Emotion Floor Cushions - Set of 6
Emotion Floor Cushions - Set of 6
Item: 34250
Status: In Stock
$129.95
3 years & up. Each cushion is printed with facial expressions to encourage children to identify and express their emotions. Children can sit on different cushions throughout the day or week to define their emotions. These Social Emotional Cushions are made of durable wipe clean vinyl. Set of six cushions. Each cushion measures 16" diameter.
I Believe in Myself Book Set - Set of 6 - Paperback
I Believe in Myself Book Set - Set of 6 - Paperback
Item: 52525
Status: In Stock
$27.95
3 years & up. Help children build social and emotional intelligence through shared reading and engaging texts that prompt discussions about real-world experiences. A full-color poster is included. Set of 6 paperback books.
I Get Along With Others Book Paperback - Set of 6
I Get Along With Others Book Paperback - Set of 6
Item: 52524
Status: In Stock
$27.95
3 years & up. Help children build social and emotional intelligence through shared reading and engaging texts that prompt discussions about real-world experiences. A full-color poster is included. Set of 6 paperback books.
Promoting Resilience in Preschoolers - 2nd Edition
Promoting Resilience in Preschoolers - 2nd Edition
Item: 29021
Status: In Stock
$49.95
This resource offers early childhood professionals research-based strategies to enhance children's social and emotional health, as well as checklists and tips for improving the overall quality of programs.
Celebrate Diversity - Set of 5
Celebrate Diversity - Set of 5
Item: 74629
Status: In Stock
$38.95
3 years & up. What makes a person different is one of the things that makes him or her special. Vibrant, full-color photos support beginning readers and make reading informational text easy and fun. Each book includes an activity, picture glossary, and index.
Identifying Feelings
Identifying Feelings
Item: 63783
Status: In Stock
$39.95
3 years & up. Give the children in your classroom an opportunity to identify their personal feelings with 50 common life scenarios. Children may not always feel the same way as their peers in specific situations and life events. This set gives them the self-discovery tools needed to evaluate how they feel and to understand that others may not feel the same way. Includes a set of emotions tiles for 10 children (depicting 6 emotions each), instruction cards, and 50 scenario cards.
Walk In My Shoes
Walk In My Shoes
Item: 33592
Status: In Stock
$89.95
3 years & up. Model and practice empathy with the Walk In My Shoes Mat and Activity Guide to help children learn to be more empathic and appreciate how different people express their feelings. Provide children the emotional tools they need as you demonstrate and practice appropriate responses about feelings and emotions. Mat measures 60"L x 40"W and rolls easily for storage.
Friends & Neighbors: The Helping Game
Friends & Neighbors: The Helping Game
Item: 63609
Status: In Stock
$20.95
3 years & up. In playing the game and reading about the feelings and needs of the characters, children will begin to recognize feelings in others, the first step to building empathy. Includes 4 game boards, guide and story book. For 1-4 players.
Photo Real Emotions Puzzles of Children - Set of 8
Photo Real Emotions Puzzles of Children - Set of 8
Item: 71435
Status: In Stock
$89.95
3 years & up. Full color, photographic images help children to identify and label their emotions. Being able to identify their different emotions allows your child to develop an emotional vocabulary so they can talk about their feelings. These puzzles are a great way discuss feelings and helps kids learn how to recognize other people's feelings through facial expressions.
Feelings Friend
Feelings Friend
Item: 63012
Status: In Stock
$25.95
3 years & up. This cuddly pal will help children identify and feel comfortable with their emotions. Feelings Friend has an assortment of facial features in its front pouch and includes illustrated emotion cards, conversation starters, and a social-emotional development guide. Measures 12" high.
Single Self Portrait Mirror
Single Self Portrait Mirror
Item: 10850
Status: In Stock
$37.95
This Portable Speech Mirror supports the development of speech and language skills. Children observe the reflection of themselves and their peers as they practice forming sounds and words. Use this freestanding mirror as an engaging learning aid for speech therapy practice and encouraging self-awareness. Mirror is lightweight, distortion-free, and made of Plexiglas. Measures 8.5 x 11.