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 with Five Non Distorted Mirrors for Various Activities
Mirror Triangle with Five Non Distorted Mirrors for Various Activities
Item: 83758
Status: In Stock
$399.95
6 months & up. Encourage your children to explore their reflections with this exciting Mirror Triangle with Five Non Distorted Mirrors For Various Activities. This triangle or mirror is great for promoting exploration, discovery, imagination, reflection, visual tracking, and social emotional development. Encourage your children to engage in dramatic play, block play, crawling, and more! Some assembly is required. Measures 27"H x 31"W x 16"D.
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 - $87.95
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 »
Toddler Yoga Warm Up and Mindfulness Board Book Set for Young Readers
Toddler Yoga Warm Up and Mindfulness Board Book Set for Young Readers
Item: 34855
Status: In Stock
$36.95
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.
Cuddly Playdate Friends Washable 14" Soft Dolls
Cuddly Playdate Friends Washable 14" Soft Dolls
Item: 35420P
Status: In Stock
$28.95
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 »
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.
Me and My Friends Diverse Smiling Faces Classroom Posters - Set of 12
Me and My Friends Diverse Smiling Faces Classroom Posters - Set of 12
Item: 63715
Status: In Stock
$19.95
Celebrate diversity and friendship in your classroom with this high quality Me and My Friends Diverse Smiling Faces Classroom Posters. This poster set is great for highlighting the friendships of children across ages and settings. Use these posters in your classroom for a lesson on diversity, inclusion, and collaborative play. Set of 12 posters. Measures 11"L x 17"W.
Huggers Plush Dino T-Rex, Pteranodon, and Triceratops
Huggers Plush Dino T-Rex, Pteranodon, and Triceratops
Item: 147201
Status: In 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.
Emotiblocks - Interchangeable Pieces for Social and Emotional Learning
Emotiblocks - Interchangeable Pieces for Social and Emotional Learning
Item: 145133
Status: In Stock
$23.95
2 years & up. 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 »
Magic Mirror Cube
Magic Mirror Cube
Item: 30223
Status: In Stock
$145.95
3 months & up. Closed, it's a colorful cube with mirrored faces...when it's open, images multiply in a kaleidoscopic land of self-discovery. This sensory development activity center is perfect for your little one to explore how reflections work as well as introduce them to different colors and shapes. The soft, bright cubes are made in primary colors, sure to keep your little one's attention. Great for daycares, nursery spaces, and more.
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.
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".
Small Wall Mirror
Small Wall Mirror
Item: 31242
Status: In Stock
$119.95
Reflections fascinate babies while developing their perception and self-awareness. Mount one mirror or purchase two mirrors to create a reflective corner play space. Includes mounting hardware. Acrylic mirror measures 24" wide x 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".
Hand Sign Language Numbers 1-10
Hand Sign Language Numbers 1-10
Item: 32537
Status: In Stock
$24.95
2 years & up. This 10-piece set features impressed numbers, counting dots, and American Sign Language illustrations that help children learn numbers in various ways.
My Mood Memo
My Mood Memo
Item: 32592
Status: In Stock
$29.95
2 years & up. This set of 24 wooden tiles represents 12 different emotions that children can learn to identify and recognize. Additional learning takes place when children match the emotions with the emotions on the board.
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.
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.
Baby Mirror
Baby Mirror
Item: 40819
Status: In Stock
$14.95
Birth & up. Explore little finger holes, teethe around the edges, or investigate reflections in the double-sided, unbreakable, non-glass mirror. 8" hexagon shape.
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.
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.
Treetop Friends Activity Mirror
Treetop Friends Activity Mirror
Item: 63682
Status: In Stock
$19.95
1 month & up. Infants will delight in discovery with this baby-safe mirror. A wide-eyed owl and friendly bird keep little ones company as they learn self-recognition and engage in tactile play. Mirror stands upright or folds flat, and loops on the back allow it to attach anywhere. Measures 9"L x 5 1/4"W x 9 1/2"H.
Infant and Toddler Easy Grasp Shape Mirrors - Set of 4
Infant and Toddler Easy Grasp Shape Mirrors - Set of 4
Item: 70763
Status: In Stock
$39.95
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.