Early Language

Support early language development with Kaplan’s selection of learning toys and tools designed to encourage literacy and language explorations for your littlest learners. From board books and literacy kits, to puppets and developmentally-appropriate manipulatives, Kaplan’s early language products are perfect for cultivating rich language learning experiences.

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Cuddly Playdate Friends Washable 14" Soft Dolls
Cuddly Playdate Friends Washable 14" Soft Dolls
Item: 35420P
Status: In Stock
$26.95
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 »
Cat Family Bilingual Puzzle - Eco-Friendly Wood
Cat Family Bilingual Puzzle - Eco-Friendly Wood
Item: 34685
Status: In Stock
$12.95
2 years & up. Bright, chunky puzzle pieces help teach children their colors with English words on one side and Spanish on the other. 6-piece puzzle is made of Eco-friendly rubberwood and store in their own wooden tray. Pieces range from approximately 1 1/2" - 4". Includes 6 pieces.
Baby Touch and Feel Board Books - Set of 7
Baby Touch and Feel Board Books - Set of 7
Item: 92756
Status: In Stock
$44.95
With padded covers, simple images, and an amazing range of novelty textures, these books will immediately capture the attention of the very youngest children, and create an experience they'll want to repeat over and over again.
Emotion Tiles - Set of 20
Emotion Tiles - Set of 20
Item: 63685
Status: In Stock
$37.95
12 months & up. Children can recognize, identify, and match familiar emotions with this set of 20 tiles that depict real images of a variety of feelings. Engaging with the Emotion Tiles will promote the development of: Confidence, Curiosity, Cooperation, Acceptance, Communication, and Self-regulation. Made with safe, durable material that can be wiped clean with a damp cloth.
American Sign Language Alphabet A-Z
American Sign Language Alphabet A-Z
Item: 32536
Status: In Stock
$41.95
2 years & up. This 26-piece set features an impressed lower case letter and corresponding American Sign Language picture. Colorful and tactile way to add variety to your knowledge of alphabets. Made from sustainable rubber wood. Colors are made from vegetable dye, and coated with a non-toxic finish.
Paddington Bear Hardback Book & 10" Plush
Paddington Bear Hardback Book & 10" Plush
Item: 142652P
Status: In Stock
$17.99 - $44.95
4 years & up. Mr. and Mrs. Brown first meets Paddington Bear at London's Paddington Station from Darkest Peru. Young ones will love this classic story! This adorable bear's outfit consisted of a bright red hat, a dark blue duffle coat with wooden taggle buttons, and a pair of yellow boots when the Browns found him. Paddington also wore his classic tag saying, "Please look after this bear. Thank you." Purchase the plush and book together as a set or buy each individually.
Velveteen Rabbit Plush and Hardback Book
Velveteen Rabbit Plush and Hardback Book
Item: 147553P
Status: In Stock
$14.99 - $38.95
Birth & up. Help bring the Velveteen Rabbit to life through love as you read his story and snuggle him close. This magical book and plush will ignite your little one's imagination and help show them the power of love. Book features classic, colorful illustrations from the original Velveteen Rabbit story. Plush features shimmery velveteen coat, pink satin ears, button-thread whiskers, a soft chenille tail, and hand-stitched details. Book is hardback and 33 pages long. Plush measures 10"H.
Indestructibles Community & Nursery Rhyme Picture Books
Indestructibles Community & Nursery Rhyme Picture Books
Item: 142358P
Status: In Stock
$19.95 - $38.95
6 months & up. Real along to classic nursery rhymes with your little one or talk with your baby about the exciting world around them with this set of Indestructibles Community & Nursery Rhyme Picture Book Set. Each book features a different theme containing simple words and phrases to accompany the illustrations. These soft and paper-like books are designed to be chew proof, rip proof, and drool proof for babies who "read" with their hands and mouths. Made of waterproof, tear-resistant,… More »
Indestructibles® Wordless Animal Books - Set of 6
Indestructibles® Wordless Animal Books - Set of 6
Item: 145656
Status: In Stock
$38.95
Birth & up. Have fun learning and talking with your baby about all the fun animals you see in these vibrantly-illustrated Indestructibles® Animal Books. Set of 6 books. Illustrated by Kaaren Pixton. Paperback. 6 pages each. Features: Soft and paper-like, Chew proof, Rip proof, Non-toxic, and Dishwasher and Washing Machine washable! Book Titles: Mama and Baby!, Jungle Rumble!, Plip-Plop Pond!, Creep! Crawl!, Flutter! Fly!, Wiggle! March!
Indestructibles Wordless Animal Books - Set of 3
Indestructibles Wordless Animal Books - Set of 3
Item: 145655
Status: In Stock
$19.95
Birth & up. Have fun learning and talking with your baby about all the fun animals you see in this vibrantly-illustrated Indestructibles® Animal Book set. Features: Soft and paper-like, Chew proof, Rip proof, Non-toxic, and Dishwasher and Washing Machine washable! Book Titles: Mama and Baby!, Jungle Rumble!, Plip-Plop Pond! These titles by Kaaren Pixton will delight children everywhere. Set of 3 books, 6 pages each.
Mirari® myKeys - The Wonder of Discovery
Mirari® myKeys - The Wonder of Discovery
Item: 147705
Status: In Stock
$11.95
6 months & up. Mirari® means wonder, and this special Mirari® toy is sure to encourage discovery and play! This unique set of keys offers stimulating textures, eye-catching light-up buttons, and animal sounds that match the keys. Learn 3 animal sounds. Included are 3 replaceable LR44 batteries that power the lights and sounds behind the buttons. Individual keys measure 3.6"L.
Mirari® myPhone - The Wonder of Loving Voices
Mirari® myPhone - The Wonder of Loving Voices
Item: 147704
Status: In Stock
$24.95
6 months & up. Mirari® means wonder, and this special Mirari® toy is sure to encourage discovery and play! This special phone works just like grown up phones, with rings, sounds, and talking features! Wooden phone is lightweight, easy to handle, and durable. Included are 2 battery types: one CR2032 and three AAA, all are replaceable. Phone measures 5"H.
Demitri Dragon Magic Cloth Activity Book
Demitri Dragon Magic Cloth Activity Book
Item: 148023
Status: In Stock
$15.95
Birth & up. Our charming Demitri Dragon Magic Cloth Activity Book chronicles the epic tales of Demitri the Dragon and Little Knight! Follow the adventures of these two best friends as they play games around the castle during the day and share the warmth of a campfire beneath the nighttime stars! This adorable cloth book contains charming illustrated images that are soft to the touch. Inside, squeaks and rattles galore will keep baby engaged while fun flaps lift to reveal additonal surprises.… More »
Puppy Soft Plush & "Puppy's Toy Tale" Board Book
Puppy Soft Plush & "Puppy's Toy Tale" Board Book
Item: 148036P
Status: In Stock
$15.95 - $30.95
Birth & up. Your little one will surely enjoy the Puppy Soft Plush & "Puppy's Toy Tale" Board Book. Next to cuddly companions, books are about the most cherished gifts youngsters hold dear. This adorable and extremely soft puppy was created special, to be a cuddly companion for the "Puppy's Toy Tale" board book. The soft toy is 14" long with embroidered eyes and bean bag inside. The "Puppy's Toy Tale" board book is a story your little one is sure to love!… More »
Jumbo Emotion Stones - Set of 8
Jumbo Emotion Stones - Set of 8
Item: 32607
Status: In Stock
$32.95
2 years & up. These beautiful stones offer a tactile and visual way of introducing young children to emotions. Each stone is engraved to provide important sensory feedback. Set of 8 stones measure approximately 2.75"L each.
Five Little Monkeys Song Mitt
Five Little Monkeys Song Mitt
Item: 32584
Status: In Stock
$12.95
12 months & up. Designed to fit an adults' hand, song mitts are perfect for using with young children. Provides hours of fun with songs that children enjoy singing. Comes with a card showing the rhyme.
Old MacDonald Song Mitt
Old MacDonald Song Mitt
Item: 32582
Status: In Stock
$12.95
12 months & up. Designed to fit an adults' hand, song mitts are perfect for using with young children. Provides hours of fun with songs that children enjoy singing. Comes with a card showing the rhyme.
Five Speckled Frogs Song Mitt
Five Speckled Frogs Song Mitt
Item: 32580
Status: In Stock
$12.95
12 months & up. Designed to fit an adults' hand, song mitts are perfect for using with young children. Provides hours of fun with songs that children enjoy singing. Comes with a card showing the rhyme.
On the Farm Threading Game
On the Farm Threading Game
Item: 32540
Status: In Stock
$37.95
18 months & up. A game that is sure to stimulate all of the senses. Two players pull random wooden shapes from the fabric bag and try to determine on which template the matching shapes appear. Did the child pull the correct shape first? A decision has to be made on whether they will thread the string on now or wait. Four templates printed on sturdy cardboard allow children to follow the templates or they can free play and thread their own design. Includes a sturdy wooden threading needle to… More »
Discovery Busy Phone - Set of 2
Discovery Busy Phone - Set of 2
Item: 31792
Status: In Stock
$22.95
18 months & up. Toddlers will enjoy this smartphone designed just for them. Features 16 icons (each with its own sound), on/off button, and low volume to protect hearing. Set of 2 phones. Requires 2 AAA batteries (included).
Seek-a-Boo™
Seek-a-Boo™
Item: 31677
Status: In Stock
$24.95
18 months & up. "Where's the duck?" "Can you find the apple?" This fun, active game helps young children learn the names of colors, shapes, animals, foods, and more while seeking and finding each match. They will build vocabulary, boost memory skills, and find family fun with this perfect first matching game! Includes: 36 large, round "Seek Me" photo cards to scatter face down around the room, and 36 matching "Find Me" cards for a parent or teacher to… More »
My First Match It®! Puzzle Set
My First Match It®! Puzzle Set
Item: 31403P
Status: In Stock
$11.95 - $44.95
2 years & up. Introduce young children to their first matching puzzle. These simple 2-piece puzzles are easy to match and fun to play. Each puzzle is self-correcting as no two puzzle pieces are the same. The familiar themed puzzles help build language, cognitive, eye-hand coordination and fine motor skills. Each theme includes 15 puzzles to complete.
Colorful Alpha Pops - Imaginative Play that Teaches
Colorful Alpha Pops - Imaginative Play that Teaches
Item: 30538
Status: In Stock
$24.95
2 years & up. Fun twin-pop shapes to pop together. Great for developing fine motor skills, and early letter recognition. Double-sided to include all 26 letters. Great for fine motor practice and imaginative play. Self-checking by color. Single pop measures 4"L x 1.25"W.
The Snowy Day Plush Doll and Board Book Set
The Snowy Day Plush Doll and Board Book Set
Item: 88500
Status: In Stock
$24.95
6 months & up. Bring this old favorite to life for a whole new generation! A magical blanket of first snow reveals a child's wonder at a new world and the hope of keeping that world forever. Children will enjoy reading about the young boy named Peter, dressed in a bright red snowsuit, as he wanders a landscape of fresh snow that had fallen overnight. Simple text and beautiful artwork makes this story a classic. Introduce toddlers to the joys of story time as they cuddle with the accompanying… More »