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Nurture children’s social and emotional explorations with Kaplan’s range of inclusive social-emotional products designed to help young children understand social interactions, build meaningful connections, and express their emotions in a positive way. Create open and supportive spaces for young learners as they develop social-emotional skills with Kaplan’s selection of books, games, conversation starters, and other social-emotional tools.

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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
Uncover simple strategies that will help you bounce back from life's ups and downs! The book contains a 23-item reflective checklist designed to help you gain valuable insights about your personal strengths. As you reflect on your strengths, the journal will help you establish goals and uncover strategies that will strengthen your relationships, increase initiative, support internal beliefs, and maintain self-control. In today's world, we all face risk. Spend time offsetting that risk by reflecting… More »
FLIP IT!® Transforming Challenging Behavior - Paperback
FLIP IT!® Transforming Challenging Behavior - Paperback
Item: 22603
Status: In Stock
$14.95
This resource outlines a four-step, supportive strategy to transform challenging behavior by helping children learn about their feelings and gain self-control. Paperback. 88 pages.
Promoting Resilience For Now and Forever - Preschool, 2nd Edition - Set of 20
Promoting Resilience For Now and Forever - Preschool, 2nd Edition - Set of 20
Item: 26173P
Status: In Stock
$32.95
These guides offer families simple strategies to support young children's healthy social and emotional development. Filled with suggestions of everyday activities that families can enjoy together and promote three key protective factors: initiative, self-regulation, and attachment/relationships. Booklets (40 pages) are available in English or Spanish in sets of 20. Copyright 2013.
DECA-P2 Record Forms
DECA-P2 Record Forms
Item: 29025P
Status: In Stock
$39.95
The DECA-P2 Record Forms are strength-based, nationally standardized, reliable, valid, and easy-to-use! These sets includes 40 assessment forms and a pad of 40 individual child profile forms. Sets available in English or Spanish.
DESSA-mini Kit
DESSA-mini Kit
Item: 27952
Status: In Stock
$110.00
Grades K-8. The Devereux Student Strengths Assessment Mini (DESSA-mini) is a series of four, equivalent, 8-item behavior rating scales accompanied by an innovative Ongoing Progress Monitoring Form. The DESSA-mini can be used to screen for and monitor progress in the acquisition of social-emotional competencies. The DESSA-mini can be completed by teachers or staff at schools and child-serving agencies, including after-school, social service, and mental health programs. Includes: DESSA-mini manual;… More »
Social and Emotional High Quality Classroom Poster Set - Set of 12
Social and Emotional High Quality Classroom Poster Set - Set of 12
Item: 63718
Status: In Stock
$21.95
Help your children identify and regulate their emotions with this set of detailed Social and Emotional High Quality Classroom Poster Set. These posters are great for starting a conversation about various emotions that everyone has. Encourage your children to use these posters to point out how they feel and elaborate on their emotions. This set features 12 posters. Posters measure 11"L x 17" W.
I Have Feelings Books - Set of 6
I Have Feelings Books - Set of 6
Item: 52523
Status: In Stock
$35.95
3 years & up. Help children build social and emotional intelligence with this wonderful set of I Have Feelings Books for Social Emotional Learning. These books are great for shared reading and the engaging texts prompt discussions about real-world experiences. Encourage your children to discuss the feelings they relate to. 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
$149.95
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. One year warranty.
Tactile Facial Expressions Emotion Stones - 12 Pieces
Tactile Facial Expressions Emotion Stones - 12 Pieces
Item: 62918
Status: In Stock
$33.95
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… More »
Listening Lotto: Faces & Feelings Board Game
Listening Lotto: Faces & Feelings Board Game
Item: 27516
Status: In Stock
$18.95
4 years & up. 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 (5.5" x 8.5" 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.
Promoting Resilience in Preschoolers (Strategy Guide), 2nd Edition
Promoting Resilience in Preschoolers (Strategy Guide), 2nd Edition
Item: 29021
Status: In Stock
$49.95
This strategy guide for early childhood professionals includes hundreds of research-based strategies and tips to strengthen young children's initiative, self-regulation, and attachment/relationships. The strategies incorporate developmentally appropriate teaching practices in five areas related to social and emotional health: Daily Routines; Environment; Caring Connections; Activities and Experiences; Partnerships between Teachers and Families. It takes readers through a simple five-step approach… More »
I'm In Control of Myself Books - Set of 6
I'm In Control of Myself Books - Set of 6
Item: 52526
Status: In Stock
$35.95
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.
My Feelings Carpet - 4' x 6' Oval
My Feelings Carpet - 4' x 6' Oval
Item: 62919
Status: In Stock
$184.95
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'.
Emotion Sorting Boxes
Emotion Sorting Boxes
Item: 63794
Status: In Stock
$47.95
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!
How I Feel Dough Mats - Set of 20
How I Feel Dough Mats - Set of 20
Item: 37036
Status: In Stock
$24.95
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 activity card(s).
Children's Books That Promote Resilience - Set of 14
Children's Books That Promote Resilience - Set of 14
Item: 46793
Status: In Stock
$160.95
3 years & up. Set of 14 children's books that help promote resilience. Please note: book titles may change due to availability. We will only substitute book titles of the same value and purpose.
Mix & Match Illustrating Emotions Stencils
Mix & Match Illustrating Emotions Stencils
Item: 63607
Status: In Stock
$21.95
4 years & up. Discover and explore emotions in art with these unique Mix & Match Illustrating Emotions Stencils children. Each diverse boy and girl represents a basic emotion. These emotion stencils promote social emotional learning, fine motor skills, and creativity. Use these stencils in an interactive lesson about emotions and how to regulate each of them. Trace the stencils to create over 30 different combinations! This set includes 6 stencils measuring approximately 8"L x 8"W and an idea guide.
DECA-P2 User's Guide and Technical Manual
DECA-P2 User's Guide and Technical Manual
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. © 2012
Identifying Feelings Classroom Set with Activities and Guide
Identifying Feelings Classroom Set with Activities and Guide
Item: 63783
Status: In Stock
$54.95
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 activity cards.
Emotions Dough Rollers & Tactile Emotion Stones
Emotions Dough Rollers & Tactile Emotion Stones
Item: 148345
Status: In Stock
$57.95
3 years & up. Emotions Dough Rollers & Tactile Emotion Stones are an engaging way to help children recognize and talk about the key emotions they may be experiencing. Each of the 6 stone rollers measure 2.75" long, sized perfectly for small hands. Simply roll into play dough, clay or sand, to make a body and add a face to complete the emotion. The set of Tactile Emotion Stones are engraved with faces showing 12 common emotions; happiness, fear, sadness, surprise, anger, confusion, shyness,… More »
Bilingual Emotion Magnets - Set of 8
Bilingual Emotion Magnets - Set of 8
Item: 37542
Status: In Stock
$14.95
3 years & up. Set of 8 bilingual emotion magnets with real images. Children will experience a range of emotions including proud, shy and surprised. Children can practice identifying emotions and talk about how to manage them. Set of 8. Each magnet measures 3.75"L x 5"W.
Conversation Cubes
Conversation Cubes
Item: 91583
Status: In Stock
$16.95
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 »
Cooperative Board Game Set - Set of 4
Cooperative Board Game Set - Set of 4
Item: 32085
Status: In Stock
$94.95
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.
Single Self Portrait Mirror
Single Self Portrait Mirror
Item: 10850
Status: In Stock
$25.95
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.