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Global Social Studies

Expand your students’ understanding of geography, culture, and history to help them better appreciate the world they live in and the people they interact with. From books and games to maps and globes, Kaplan’s global social studies selection will inspire children to explore the world from the classroom.

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Image of Multicultural Families of the World Posters - Set of 8
Multicultural Families of the World Posters - Set of 8
Item: 88865
Status: In Stock
$25.95
Use these wonderful Multicultural Families of the World Diverse Family Structures Posters to introduce your children to a variety of families. This set of posters celebrates the diverse family groups that make up our world! Children will enjoy connecting with families similar to theirs and learning about different ones. The high quality images help your children understand different family relationships, while recognizing the bonds that all families share. Set of 8 posters. Measures 11"L x 8.5"W.
Image of 12" Traveler Student Globe
12" Traveler Student Globe
Item: 25106
Status: In Stock
$54.95
5 years & up. Give children a fun interactive way to learn about geopolitics and more. Lightweight and durable, this blue-ocean globe is a great student tool for your classroom. Help children learn the names of the states in the US, each state name is shown on the map! The United States is one color on the map and the state boarders are shown with each individual state name. The smoke black plastic base and semi-meridian are strong and scratch resistant. The oceans are a vibrant blue and the… More »
Image of Children Around the World Book Set - Set of 4
Children Around the World Book Set - Set of 4
Item: 71605
Status: In Stock
$34.95
3 years & up. These books have brilliant photograph images that present a picture of global diversity, tolerance, and joy through each book. Each book exposes children to diverse cultures around the world and in their own community. In this way, the books teach children to respect differences as well as appreciate the values and ties that bind us together as human beings. Global Fund for Children books integrate children's perspectives, present positive images of children, and help to raise… More »
Image of World & US Floor Puzzles
World & US Floor Puzzles
Item: 47419P
Status: In Stock
$22.95 - $44.95
6 years & up. Discover the world and the United States with these floor puzzles. Helps children understand where they live in relationship to the size of their state and the world. Great for introducing Social Studies. World puzzle has 33 pieces and USA puzzle has 51 pieces. Each puzzle measures 24" x 36".
Image of A Trip Around the World Paperback Books - Set of 4
A Trip Around the World Paperback Books - Set of 4
Item: 92075
Status: In Stock
$36.95
3 years & up. What you wear, what you eat, where you live, and who you are in this global world is the information you will discover as you read about people from around the world though vivid images and simple text. Paperback book set, 32 pages each.
Image of Our Global Community Books - Set of 6
Our Global Community Books - Set of 6
Item: 73832
Status: In Stock
$53.95
4 years & up. We share our world with over 7 billion people - learn how people live in different counties around the earth. Perfect for global awareness. Set of 6 paperback books.
Image of 12" Political Inflatable Globe
12" Political Inflatable Globe
Item: 25110
Status: In Stock
$11.95
3 years & up. Introduce children to geography with this fun, 12" inflatable globe. Brilliantly colored and extremely durable with political boundaries and geographical names.
Image of Laminated World Map with Flags
Laminated World Map with Flags
Item: 18470
Status: In Stock
$26.95
This full-color laminated map shows country boundaries, topography, and flags from around the world. Measures 51.5"W x 37.5"H.
Image of Children of the World Memory Game
Children of the World Memory Game
Item: 24850
Status: In Stock
$21.99
4 - 7 years. Improve memory skills by matching boys and girls from different countries, learn 36 ways to say "hello" and have lots of fun along the way! Featuring origional characters and their friends from the popular singalong If You're Happy And You Know It!
Image of Ann Morris Books - Set of 6
Ann Morris Books - Set of 6
Item: 82009
Status: In Stock
$49.95
This round-the-world photographic book set introduces young children to the concept of the world's people, the places they live, and how they work and play. Each book tours the globe to develop a strong interest in cultures and ethnic heritage while showing differences in young children. Set includes 6 paperback books.
Image of Crafts and Culture Books - Set of 6
Crafts and Culture Books - Set of 6
Item: 52691
Status: In Stock
$71.95
$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.
Image of Citites of the World Memory Game
Citites of the World Memory Game
Item: 73992
Status: In Stock
$21.99
4 - 7 years. Sharpen your memory skills and discover some of the world's greatest cities and buildings! Match the pairs of landmarks and learn the city and country where the landmark can be found. Features gorgeous hand-painted artwork by David Dean. Includes 72 cards. Box measures 8" x 8.5" x 1".
Image of Who Was Books - Set of 6
Who Was Books - Set of 6
Item: 83332
Status: In Stock
$36.95
Grades 3 - 5. These well-written biographies tell the stories of notable individuals in a variety of contexts. Each book highlights the life, contributions and accomplishments of the individual in a fun, engaging way that clearly explores the world he/she lived in and changed. Fascinating details and black-and-white illustrations fill each story, along with side notes and a time line to enhance readers' understanding. Collection includes six, 112-page paperbacks.
Image of Around the World Books - Set of 6
Around the World Books - Set of 6
Item: 52693
Status: In Stock
$71.95
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.
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Multicultural Instruments
Item: 30297
Status: Temporarily Out of Stock
$129.95
4 years & up. Introduce your children to a variety of instruments with these durable Multicultural Instruments for Rhythm and Music Learning. This wonderful set of instruments promotes dexterity, fine motor skills, hand-eye coordination, and sensory learning. Children will experience sounds and rhythms from different cultures with this 13 piece set. Encourage children to follow along with a rhythm you create or make their own. This set includes two Damroos, pair of ankle bells, agogo bells,… More »
Image of Cultural Diversity Paperback Set - Set of 5
Cultural Diversity Paperback Set - Set of 5
Item: 94866
Status: Temporarily Out of Stock
$49.95
3 years and up. Take young children around the world with our Cultural Diversity Paperback Set. The books in this set use real photographs to introduce children to life in other parts of the world. Children will go to markets, see different types of homes, and much more. These books are a great way to encourage children to look beyond their immediate surroundings and become aware of the world�s diversity. Also includes a teachers guide with additional activities that can be used throughout the classroom.