Social & Emotional

Nurture infant-toddler 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 little learners as they develop social-emotional skills with Kaplan’s selection of therapeutic toys, books, mindfulness materials, blocks, and other social-emotional tools.

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Crying and Laughing: The Emotional Development of Infants and Toddlers
Crying and Laughing: The Emotional Development of Infants and Toddlers
Item: 34586
Status: In Stock
$29.95
Infants and toddlers need caring adults to help them learn emotional competence-how to understand, express, and manage emotions. By supporting their development in the early years, educators can create a strong foundation that will give young children important life skills and resilience. Paperback. 152 pages.
Mirror Triangle
Mirror Triangle
Item: 83758
Status: In Stock
$379.95
There are mirrors on the inside and outside of this triangular shaped product for a total of 5 mirrors. The effect creates a myriad of angles and viewpoints for walkers and crawlers to enjoy. 27"H x 31"W x 16"D. Some assembly required.
My 1st Baby Doll 12" Soft Body Pretend Play Sensory Doll
My 1st Baby Doll 12" Soft Body Pretend Play Sensory Doll
Item: 90276P
Status: In Stock
$21.95 - $83.95
Birth & up. Cuddly and baby-safe, these 12"soft-body dolls help develop pretend play, motor skills, and hand-eye coordination while encouraging early explorations of sight, sound, and touch. Featuring a star-shaped rattle in one hand and engaging sensor-inspired materials in the other, these dolls bring diversity to dramatic play, creating rich and inclusive play experiences for all young children. Surface washable. Available individually or in a set of 4.
Photo Cubes - Set of 2
Photo Cubes - Set of 2
Item: 39354
Status: In Stock
$61.95
Birth & up. Roll or toss these colorful Photo Cubes to children and see if they can recognize their friends and family. These wonderful cubes promote gross motor functions and facial recognition. Simply slip photos of familiar faces into the clear sleeves, and have children identify the people in the photo. For an extra activity, put print outs of shapes, animals, or numbers in the sleeves and have children identify those objects. Each cube holds up to 6 photos that measure 3.5" x 5".… More »
Infant Photo Mat
Infant Photo Mat
Item: 55598
Status: In Stock
$159.95
Birth & up. Young children will enjoy looking at images of themselves, friends, and family in this soft and durable photo mat. Contain 8 vinyl pockets to insert 8 1/2" x 11" pictures or photos. Surface washable. Mat measures 51"L x 51"W x 1"H.
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 »
Community Dress-Up Toddler Dramatic Play Costumes - Set of 6
Community Dress-Up Toddler Dramatic Play Costumes - Set of 6
Item: 90249
Status: In Stock
$89.95
18 - 36 months. What do you want to be when you grow up? Children will pretend to be a doctor, construction worker, chef, police officer, mail carrier, or firefighter while wearing these detailed dress-up shirts. Each of the shirts have colorful, printed designs representing an occupation children see in their community. Hook-and-loop closures allow children to practice dressing and undressing, encouraging independence. Promote an understanding of different careers in the classroom by encouraging… More »
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.
Me and My Friends Posters - Set of 12
Me and My Friends Posters - Set of 12
Item: 63715
Status: In Stock
$19.95
This set features 12 posters showing children and their friends experiencing a variety of activites. The 11" x 17" images are perfect for children to identify moments they have spent with friends.
Huggers Plush Dino T-Rex, Pteranodon, and Triceratops
Huggers Plush Dino T-Rex, Pteranodon, and Triceratops
Item: 147201
Status: Temporarily Out of Stock
$27.95
Birth & up. These adorable plush dinosaurs are ready to give lots of soft, snuggly hugs. Just spread their arms open wide, give the chest a little squeeze, and watch the arms instantly snap around to give you a hug. Dinosaurs can hug around your wrist, backpack, and so much more. Surface washable. Size: 8". Included: 3 Plush Huggers: T-Rex, Pteranodon, and Triceratops.
Large Wall Mirror - 48"x 24"
Large Wall Mirror - 48"x 24"
Item: 17916
Status: In Stock
$169.95
Reflections fascinate babies while developing their perception and self-awareness. This acrylic mirror is made just for them. Includes mounting hardware. This mirror is 48" wide and 24" high.
Soft Frame Mirror
Soft Frame Mirror
Item: 31295
Status: In Stock
$123.95
3 months & up. Look at me playing in front of a mirror on a safe mat! Infants and toddlers love watching themselves in front of the unbreakable padded mirror plus to play on a 1" thick vinyl foam mat. Surface wash. Children will babble and crawl with delight and stimulate self-awareness and language development. Mirror measures 48" x 15".
Soft Frame Wall Mirror
Soft Frame Wall Mirror
Item: 30555
Status: In Stock
$129.95
Birth & up. Infants will be drawn to the soft blue color of this padded mirror and delight in their reflection. The color coordinates well with most decor and adds an extra softness to the wall. Acrylic mirror has a wooden back with a foam-filled, vinyl covered frame that is surface washable. The frame can be wiped down with a bleach solution and wiped off with clear water. Use a soft cloth and a spray on furniture polish to clean the acrylic mirror. Product must be secured to the wall for safety,… More »
Toddler Foam Frame Mirrors - Set of 5
Toddler Foam Frame Mirrors - Set of 5
Item: 34236
Status: In Stock
$52.95
18 months & up. Set of 5 mirrors in wood color EVA foam frames can be used for science and for social-emotional exploration and discovery. Set includes flat, convex and concave square mirrors in 1"-1.5" frames. Smaller squares are approximately 5.75"; triangle is approximately 7.5", and larger square is approximately 9".
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.
Multicultural Friends Puzzles - Set of 6
Multicultural Friends Puzzles - Set of 6
Item: 63122
Status: In Stock
$39.95
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.
Woodland Arch Picture Display
Woodland Arch Picture Display
Item: 62523
Ships From Manufacturer
$549.95
6 months & up. This softly toned arch holds pictures for infants to explore at their level. The perfect height (12") to pull up or crawl on, yet short enough to ensure easy supervision when a teacher is sitting on the floor. Surface washable. Each piece is approximately 12" in height and 21" wide. Entire unit is approximately 6' long.
Multi-Activity Infant Tummy Time Pentagon Set
Multi-Activity Infant Tummy Time Pentagon Set
Item: 62516
Status: In Stock
$469.95
3 months & up. Give tummy time a new dimension with this multi-purpose play area. Leave the shape open, closed, or even turn it inside out. This set incorporates a total of six mirrors, two clear photo pockets, and two sets of bead attachments. It also encourages gross motor function development and facial recognition. Use the Multi-Activity Pentagon set can as shown or separated into 2 smaller pentagons for individual activity play. The floor mat is 1" thick and measures 37"D. Floor… More »
Activity Display Center
Activity Display Center
Item: 91800P
Status: In Stock
$118.95 - $329.95
This photo display unit is at the child's eye level. Just attach the hardwood frame to the wall, slip in pictures, art work or photos behind the plexiglass panel. Great for language and cognitive skills. Mounting hardware not included. Measures 48"L x 16"H. Available individually or in a set of three.
When I Grow Up Career Toddler Polyester Dramatic Play Costumes - Set of 6
When I Grow Up Career Toddler Polyester Dramatic Play Costumes - Set of 6
Item: 90212
Status: In Stock
$109.95
18 - 36 months. What do you want to be when you grow up? Children will pretend to be a race car driver, construction worker, zookeeper, pilot, astronaut, or veterinarian while wearing these detailed dress-up shirts in the dramatic play center. Each of the shirts have printed designs representing each occupation. Hook-and-loop closures allow children to practice dressing and undressing, encouraging independence. Promote an understanding of different careers in the classroom by encouraging dramatic… More »
Activity Mirror Display Center
Activity Mirror Display Center
Item: 89196
Status: In Stock
$179.95
Children wonder all about the babies they see in this acrylic mirror! Adding pictures to the write-on/wipe-off plexiglass panels provides entertainment and visual stimulation. Maple construction with removable side panels. Mounting hardware not included. 60"L x 1.25"W x 27"H. Wt. 25 lbs.
Busy Bugs Floor Activity Mirror
Busy Bugs Floor Activity Mirror
Item: 89090
Status: In Stock
$19.95
Birth & up. A large tru-reflection mirror with spinning balls, bold colors, and clicking bee engages baby's developing vision and curiosity. Easel back stands firmly on floor with soft frame construction. Measures 10" x 11".
Pull-Up Mirror
Pull-Up Mirror
Item: 87904
Status: In Stock
$126.95
Stretch up, up, up... see who's in the mirror! Babies love to pull up and explore, developing self-awareness and motor skills. Wall-mountable shatterproof acrylic with lacquer-finished maple rail. Minor assembly required. (mounting hardware not included). Mirrors are 46"W x 12"L, the wooden bar is 47"W.