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.
Grades PreK & up. This collection of books will inspire children to be the best them that they can be. Through these uplifting stories children will find the importance of empowering yourself, making a difference for others, finding happiness in who you are, dreaming big dreams and staying true to yourself. Set of 4 hardcover books.
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 »
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.
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.
3 years & up. Kaplan's Emotion Sorting Boxes help children identify and sort through their feelings. The set includes 20 scenario tiles and 4 emotion boxes with 4 different expressions. Children will choose a tile, identify what is happening in the picture and how they would feel if they experienced that scenario, and then place their tile in the box that best represents that emotion. Makes a fantastic children's emotional health activity!
3 years & up. This beautifully crafted set of tactile stones is engraved with faces showing 12 common emotions. Children learn about feelings by watching others. Using these emotion stones give children an activity to promote emotional development. These stones include happiness, fear, sadness, surprise, anger, confused, shyness, and more. These stones are durable in sand and water, indoors and out, providing opportunities to explore emotions across different environments. Set of 12 stones measure 2.25" wide each.
Grades 1 & up. Spark discussions on the first day and beyond. Colorful cubes feature 36 engaging questions about student experiences and perspectives, including: What are you most proud of? Who is the bravest person you know? and What foods do you like? Use in presenting character development activities; brainstorming before writing; and building oral language, social, and listening skills. Also supports fluency in ELLs and students with speech impairments. Includes activity guide. Soft foam… More »
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.
Encourage children to identify their feelings and understand the relationship between their actions and other's responses with the My Feelings Carpet. Children will be able to relate to each of the ten emotions (happy, embarrassed, surprised, worried, angry, proud, shy, confused, scared, and sad). Measures 4' x 6'.
3 years & up. Cooperative games eliminate stress, build self-esteem, and teach kids that playing together can be fun! Unlike a traditional game where there is only one winner, in a cooperative game the players work as a team against a common obstacle, not against each other. Children learn to share, make decisions together, and play together in respectful and compassionate ways. Board games include: Feed The Wozzle, Hoot Owl Hoot, Stone Soup, and Count Your Chickiens. Set of 4 games.
4 - 7 years. Explore the look and tone of emotions as kids match narrative statements to photographs of children's faces showing different expressions. To play, students listen to the sounds on the CD and place tokens on the images of their game cards that match what they hear. Each game set includes 12 game cards (5 1/2" x 8 1/2" each) with 8 photos per card, 120 game tokens, an audio CD, and directions in English, Spanish, and French. It also supports NCTM and NAEYC standards.
4 years & up. A fun educational twist on the classic game of dominoes. Learn how to identify different feelings and emotions with this Emotions Dominoes Game by Junior Learning. Match each person's face to the emotion that fits. In order to win the game you must get rid of all of your dominoes by matching each of the ends correctly with other dominoes on the playing field. No part of the domino can touch a non-matching domino. Included: 28 Emotion Dominoes, Storage Tin, and Game Instructions.
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.
The Devereux Student Strengths Assessment (DESSA) is a 72-item, standardized,norm-referenced behavior rating scale that assesses the social-emotional competencies that serve as protective factors for children in kindergarten through the eighth grade. Standard scores can be used to calibrate each child?s competence in each of the eight dimensions and guide school/program-wide, classwide, and individual strategies to promote those competencies. Nationally normed on 2,500 children, the DESSA continues… More »
Grades Prek - 3. "What would you do?" scenarios help students of all ages develop decision-making skills with this go-anywhere and easy-to-use jar. Perfect for developing 21st century skills! Jar contains 101 cards.
Birth & up. A unique puppet set to help children understand differences in all of us! Features puppets with special needs: a boy with hearing impairment, a girl with a facial mark, a ballerina with a prosthetic foot, a boy with vision impairment, a girl in a wheelchair, a child in a hospital gown, and a boy with glasses. Lesson tips are included with the set. Machine washable. Measures 11.5"H x 7.5"W. Made in the USA.
Grades K - 8. The Devereux Student Strengths Assessment (DESSA) is a behavior rating scale completed by parents, teachers, and after school staff, which assesses skills related to social-emotional competence, resilience, and academic success. The DESSA kit includes the manual, norms reference card, and 25 hand-scorable paper record forms in a vinyl portfolio. The DESSA Scoring Assistant program provides on-line administration, scoring, and interpretation. A classroom/group profile, which identifies… More »