Acceptance of diversity encourages children to appreciate and respect differences in others. Infants and toddlers will enjoy babies, dolls, bilingual books, and multi-cultural friends representing many ethnicities.
12 months & up. Take a mindfulness moment with these engaging Toddler Yoga Warm Up and Mindfulness Board Book Set for Young Readers. Children will enjoy stretching, warming up, or calming down. Use this set of books to lead children in safe, fun, and healthy exercises. These activities promote gross motor skills, flexibility, and balance. The books include Yoga Bear, Yoga Bug, Yoga Bunny, and Yoga Whale.
Birth & up. Encourage your children to expand their imagination with these diverse, friendly companions. The Cuddly Playdate Friends promote fine motor skills, social-emotional development, and dramatic play. These friends are a perfect addition to any interactive storytime. Each soft, huggable doll comes with their own little animal friend, a removable two-piece outfit, and shoes. The material is washable and dryable on low heat. For an extra activity have children point out the color of the… More »
18 months & up. This ten-piece set of friends and family represents multiple cultures, ages, and genders. There are even two different pets! These easy to grip pieces are great for promoting dramatic play and fine motor skills. Children can role-play people in their family, circle of friends, neighborhood, and more! Use these figures in brightly colored clothes in a lesson about diversity and inclusion. The Tallest figure is 5" tall. Blocks not included.
18 months & up. Children can engage in a historic cultural journey while playing with the eight Around the World Dolls. These 5" figures represent four males and four females dressed in traditional clothing from seven various cultures distinctly represented in this set of dolls. These dolls are great for storytelling and will help children introduce diversity to pretend play by exploring a different culture.
18 months & up. This set of five multicultural vests offers a collection of patterns and materials from around the world. Around the age of two, children begin to notice differences such as gender and hair color. This is an opportune time to share examples of diversity in an effort to teach children to respect, accept, and celebrate diversity. Acceptance of these differences helps children realize we are all humans despite what we wear, how we talk, and our physical traits.
12 months & up. Friends from different backgrounds will give young children opportunities to expand their self awareness and help build relationships. These figurines are the perfect dimensions for any sized hands and are designed perfect for pretend play. Each figure has moveable body parts and a squeaker tummy. Approximate size 5" tall.
Take a cultural journey around the world! This cohesive collection is a well-rounded way to learn about the world with upbeat music and calm, soothing music that will spark cultural curiosity in young learners. Some titles are sold individually. The set of 4 includes: Latin Playground, African Playground, World Playground, and Yoga Dreamland. Each CD focuses on a unique topic and will delight both children and adults.
Birth & up. Celebrate diversity with these huggable fabric dolls. Sweet, sleeping faces make them fast friends! Each doll possesses baby safe embroidered features. Two dolls wear ruffled bonnets while two others wear nightcaps. Their plush exterior makes them soft, snuggly friends for your young children. Each doll is machine washable. Each measures 10"H. Meets ASTM, CPSIA requirements.
19 months & up. Wood puzzle celebrates diversity and encourages children to embrace their uniqueness in ethnicity, skin color and ability. Each interchangeable design includes three two-sided pieces for multiple combinations. The chunky pieces enable fine motor success and are designed to stand on a flat surface so they can be stacked as well as assembled in the wooden tray. Measures 1.25"H x 11.5"L x 11"W.
18 months & up. These chunky figures were designed for small hands and allow for easy gripping during play. This charming family set will have young children engaged in meaningful dramatic play either independently or with friends. Each family includes an adult male and female and a male and female child. Father measures 5.75"H and child 4"H.
12 months & up. Introduce new books to classroom read alongs with this exciting set of Diversity and Inclusion Board Books. Children will love learning about the value of diversity as they see people who are the same and different from them. These books feature high quality images and wonderful illustration of children across different backgrounds. Each board book contains thick pages that are easy for smaller hands to turn.
Take a break from counting with this calming set of Putumayo Kids Dreamland CD Collection for Naptime and Relaxation. This soothing collection of melodic, instrumentals tunes and lullabies is the perfect sound for winding down the day. These tranquil tunes from around the world aid in getting to sleep faster. These CDs include some familiar tunes and new ones creating a calm ambiance. Available individually or in a set of 4.
2 years & up. Make friends with children from around the world, mixing and matching the chunky puzzle pieces to make many different combinations. Each friend is dressed in clothing that recognizes a different culture -- China, India, Native American, Africa, Mexico, and the USA. Each 3-piece child measures 6"H x 3"W. Set of 6 puzzles.
2 years & up. Help your children to take a restful pause in their day with this Mindful Tots Board Books set. This set of books is designed to help young children manage the ups and downs of everyday emotions by making the mindfulness techniques relatable. Children will enjoy the unique illustrations and simple text as they explore the engaging activities. Board books contain thick pages that are easy for smaller hands to turn. Each book is 14 pages.
Birth & up. Introduce more wonderful books into your reading center with this Celebrate Diversity Book Set to Engage Emerging Readers. These beautiful books teach young children that everyone is perfect, just the way they are! This set celebrates families and babies with all the wonderful ways we're the same and different. Each book promotes early literacy and vocabulary development.
12 months & up. Introduce more wonderful books into your reading center with these Toddler Celebration of Mindfulness Book Set for Young Readers. The gentle, calming words in each book will introduce infants and toddlers to early mindfulness, awareness and peacefulness practices.This set of books promotes literacy, early vocabulary, balance, collaborative learning.
12 months & up. Sing and read along with this exciting Sing-A-Song Bilingual Board Books Classic Rhymes in English and Spanish set. This wonderful board book contains four popular rhymes in English and Spanish for bilingual learning. Children will delight as they gain literacy and language skills. For an extra activity, include instruments to go along with each fun song. The board book contains thick pages that are easy for smaller hands to turn.
12 months & up. Start a conversation about the importance of kindness with this Toddler Kindness Book Set to Engage Emerging Readers. The theme of these books shows young children it's never too early to talk about kindness. This set promotes literacy, early vocabulary, alphabet practice, counting practice, and collaborative learning. Encourage your children to find ways to be kind every day.
12 months & up. Set of 26 wooden people blocks with realistic images representing different ethnicities, ages, abilities and genders. A fantastic toy for pretend play and role-playing, as well as opening up conversations about diversity, equality and belonging. The images are printed using non-toxic heat transfer technology and sealed with a clear matt varnish to ensure they last for years to come. Great addition to block play centers. Pieces range from 2.5" to 3.5" in height.
Birth & up. Introduce more wonderful books into your reading center with this Babies Like You Book Set to Engage Emerging Readers. The beautiful, touching images in the books showcase relationships between animals and people. The theme of the set is how similarly we develop and how much we need each other. This book set promotes early literacy and vocabulary. Have your children talk about their favorite animal companion or their friends.
18 months & up. This set of five friends represents various abilities, ethnicities, and genders illustrating that everyone is unique and special in their own way. These friends make the perfect addition to any dollhouse and are able to teach so many about different types of people. Figures measure 5" tall. Blocks not included.
2 years & up. These puppets are a great way for children of all ages to learn about diversity through interaction and play. This set of eight puppets represents four multicultural groups of children with aspects of their culture represented in their clothing designs. Use these puppets in the classroom for a fun lesson about diversity and inclusion. For further learning, discuss the cultures these puppets represent and the history of their clothing. Puppets measure 12" long and are 10"… More »