Help infants and toddlers develop basic social skills through mirrors and dolls. Kaplan also provides dress-up clothes and dramatic play props to engage children in imaginative play while teaching them important social skills.
Birth & up. Children will relate to this lovable set of bears and matching blanket that encourages social emotional development. The four soft and colorful bears will help children identify and label the common emotions of happy, sad, angry, and scared. Have children match the bear to the corresponding color on the blanket, and discuss each emotion. Each bear is 11" tall. Machine washable.
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.
2 years & up. Where's Bear combines 2 favorite activities-stacking blocks and finding hidden objects. This games teaches children to take turns hiding and finding the bear under the sturdy nesting boxes. Monkey Around will get children up and moving with 40 cards that prompt players to do movements together. From hugs to high-fives, to simple skills like balancing, hopping, and marching. Included in the game is a bean bag banana that adds to the fun and learning.
2 years & up. Help children strengthen their expressive and receptive language as they learn to talk about feelings and emotions with these easy-to-hold, double-sided mirrors. One side is a regular mirror and the other side is a "fun mirror" that warps reflections giving an amusing appearance. Each unbreakable, non-glass mirror measures 4"H x 6"L.
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.
3 years & up. Worry no more! These tactile stones have been designed to soothe, calm and help children focus. A range of textures, shapes, and natural colors stimulates many senses of users. Stones are made out of stone and are durable enough to weather the outdoors. The set includes 12 stones: two each of six designs measuring between 2"-3"each.
3 months & up. Little ones will flip over this phone that features fun sounds, greetings and phrases and a Spanish mode that encourages bi-lingual learning. 3 button cell battery included. Available individually or in a set of 2. Colors may vary.
18 months & up. Enrich dramatic play through inclusion with these adorable, multiethnic dolls. Featuring sweet expressions, soft huggable bodies, and a one piece romper, these cuddly dolls make the perfect friends for little learners. Children will love caring for these dolls, from feeding them to singing them to sleep; the possibilities for play are endless. Multiethnic set includes Hispanic, Asian, African American, and Caucasian. Dolls are 11" long. Available individually or in a set of 4.
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 »
2 - 6 years. Emotiblocks is an entertaining game to help children become familiar with their emotions. Using characters with interchangeable pieces, this enables them to create likeable characters. They can build over 100 possible combinations. Also includes activity cards where children will be given them one by one and encouraged to describe what they see on them and build a similar character. They will have lots of fun talking about the features of each-type of hair, skin color, and gestures-and… More »
12 months & up. These colorful, cushioned acrylic mirrors have handles on each side for babies and toddlers to easily grasp as they smile at themselves or their friends. This set is great for promoting facial recognition, expressions, and shape recognition. These low distortion mirrors can stick to bathroom tiles when wet, so children can place the mirrors at their height then move it when they finish. Made of shatterproof acrylic. Set of 4. Measures 13"L x 8"W.
18 months & up. Whether you are happy, sad, upset, or afraid, these four Emotion Figurines are excellent props to express yourself. This set of four expressive dolls will allow children to role-play, identify feelings and expressions, and build upon their social and emotional skills. These easy to grip figurines are the perfect size for small hands and great to use in interactive discussions about emotions. Encourage children to identify the emotions each figure is expressing. If they are too… More »
2 years & up. Encourage matching, memory, concentration, and cognitive thinking with these wonderful super-sized cards complete with friendly animal faces. With easy-to-follow rules and colorful illustrations, this is a great beginner game for young children. Start with two or three pairs and then add other animals as the child's skills progress. For extra learning, have children identify the animals as they match them. The included handy box with handle makes it easy to store the cards. Cards measure 6" x 6".
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.
18 months & up. Enrich dramatic play through inclusion with these adorable, multiethnic dolls. Featuring sweet expressions, soft huggable bodies, a one piece romper, and a matching blanket, these cuddly dolls make the perfect friends for little learners. Children will love caring for these dolls, from feeding them to singing them to sleep; the possibilities for play are endless. Multiethnic dolls include African American, Caucasian, Hispanic, and Asian. Dolls are 16" long. Available individually or in a set of 4.
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 1/2" x 5".… More »
Hang this acrylic mirror in the dress-up room. Hardwood frame with removable legs for optional wall mounting. Write-on wipe-off board on mirror back. Feet can be attached for vertical or horizontal use. Measure 48" x 14".
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.
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 »
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 1/4"W x 27"H. Wt. 25 lbs.