Social Studies

Develop fun lesson plans with Kaplan's selection of history and character education books, globes and maps, activity charts, homeschool curricula, election kits, and other social studies products. Children will enjoy learning about history and other cultures with any of these great classroom additions.

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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.
Greta The Grateful Goldfish - Big Book
Greta The Grateful Goldfish - Big Book
Item: 13457
Status: In Stock
$22.95
$10.00
In big book format, join Greta, Signing Sam, and all the Critter Corner Friends as they learn to be grateful (agradecido) for the simple things in life. This beautifully illustrated book includes words to say in English and Spanish, as well as an illustrated guide to teach students selected ASL vocabulary. Also features the words and music for Greta's Grateful Song.
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.
I Believe in Myself Book Set - Paperback (Set of 6)
I Believe in Myself Book Set - Paperback (Set of 6)
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.
Emotion Learning Cards
Emotion Learning Cards
Item: 21052
Status: In Stock
$12.99
4 - 7 years. Explore feelings and vocabulary development with 22 different emotions. Set includes 22 cards (each measuring 8 1/2" x 5 1/2") with photographs and a bilingual resource guide.
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.
Laminated US Map
Laminated US Map
Item: 18469
Status: In Stock
$16.95
This full-color laminated map shows state boundaries, topography, interstates, and major cities in the United States. Measures 45.25"W x 37.5"H.
Conversation Cubes
Conversation Cubes
Item: 91583
Status: In Stock
$13.95
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 »
Laminated World Map with Flags
Laminated World Map with Flags
Item: 18470
Status: In Stock
$16.95
This full-color laminated map shows country boundaries, topography, and flags from around the world. Measures 51.5"W x 37.5"H.
Instruments and Music from Around the World - Paperback (Set of 6)
Instruments and Music from Around the World - Paperback (Set of 6)
Item: 30346
Status: In Stock
$36.95
4 years & up. From brass to woodwind instruments, this series of books looks at different categories of musical instruments and shows how they are played around the world. Set of 6. 24 pages each. Paperback.
World Explorer Carpets
World Explorer Carpets
Item: 34568P
Ships From Manufacturer
$174.95 - $479.95
Children will love discovering the world as they explore the oceans and continents on these brightly colored rugs designed to teach basic geography. Anti-bacterial, with non-slip backing. Carpets includes a 15 year pile wear warranty and lifetime abrasive wear warranty.
Hot Dots® Silver Talking Pen
Hot Dots® Silver Talking Pen
Item: 53894P
Status: In Stock
$13.95 - $79.95
6 years & up. It's interactive learning fun, with an all-new look ! Press the sleek, silver Hot Dots® Talking Pen to an answer dot on any Hot Dots® or Hot Dots® Jr. question for instantaneous visual and audio feedback! Features 17 speech and sound effects and flashing lights. Compatible to all Hot Dots® and Hot Dots® Jr. sets. Pen requires 2 AAA batteries each (not included).
Families of the World Posters - Set of 8
Families of the World Posters - Set of 8
Item: 88865
Status: In Stock
$21.95
Eight 11" x 8 1/2" color posters of real families from around the world.
Books on Understanding Differences In Children - Set of 4
Books on Understanding Differences In Children - Set of 4
Item: 21061
Status: In Stock
$24.95
Grades K - 1. A wonderful way to teach diversity and tolerance to young children with full-colored photos of children with different disabilities enjoying activities with their peers.
12" Traveler Student Globe
12" Traveler Student Globe
Item: 25106
Status: In Stock
$52.95
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. The smoke black plastic base and semi-meridian are strong and scratch resistant. The oceans are a vibrant blue and the countries are richly colored.
Cultural Diversity Paperback Set - Set of 5
Cultural Diversity Paperback Set - Set of 5
Item: 94866
Status: In Stock
$38.95
Explore cultural diversity by defining similarities and differences between people and places around the world. Each book has wonderful photographs for children to understand and relate to the concepts of everyday activities. Also includes a teachers guide with additional activities that can be used throughout the classroom.
Children of the World Memory Game
Children of the World Memory Game
Item: 24850
Status: In Stock
$17.95
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!
12" Political Inflatable Globe
12" Political Inflatable Globe
Item: 25110
Status: In Stock
$10.95
3 years & up. Introduce children to geography with this fun, 12" inflatable globe. Brilliantly colored and extremely durable with political boundaries and geographical names.
Ann Morris Paperback Series
Ann Morris Paperback Series
Item: 82009P
Status: In Stock
$7.99 - $46.95
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.
Social Skills Board Games
Social Skills Board Games
Item: 91626
Status: In Stock
$39.95
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.
What Can You Buy at the Mall? - Paperback
What Can You Buy at the Mall? - Paperback
Item: 51653
Status: In Stock
$6.95
$5.00
4 - 8 years. This Level F Question and Answer reader offers three to five sentences per page. Also features activities, critical thinking, skill building, tables, checklists, and Venn diagrams. Paperback. 16 pages.
Laugh & Learn™ - Set of 4
Laugh & Learn™ - Set of 4
Item: 51669
Status: In Stock
$35.95
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 »
What Would You Do? In a Jar®
What Would You Do? In a Jar®
Item: 53242
Status: In Stock
$9.95
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.
Know and Follow Rules - Paperback
Know and Follow Rules - Paperback
Item: 51681
Status: In Stock
$11.99
4 years & up. Know and Follow Rules by Cheri. J. Meiners. A child who doesn't follow rules is always in trouble. This book starts with simple reasons why we have rules: to help us stay safe, learn, be fair, and get along. Then, it presents four basic rules: "Listen," "Best Work," "Hands and Body to Myself," and "Please and Thank You." The focus throughout is on the positive sense of pride that comes with learning to follow rules. Includes a section of… More »