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.
Photo Cubes - Set of 2
Photo Cubes - Set of 2
Item: 39354
Status: In Stock
$81.95
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 and Mindfulness Board Books - Set of 4
Toddler Yoga and Mindfulness Board Books - Set of 4
Item: 34855
Status: In Stock
$39.95
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.
Emotion Tiles - 20 Pieces
Emotion Tiles - 20 Pieces
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.
Busy Bug Floor Mirror-Gray
Busy Bug Floor Mirror-Gray
Item: 89090-GY
Status: In Stock
$31.95
Birth & up. Encourage your children to explore the reflection of their world with this engaging Busy Bug Tummy Time Floor Mirror. This mirror includes a friendly bee and rainbow colors around a spinning ball. The large true-reflection mirror promotes visual tracking, curiosity, exploration, sensory learning, and social emotional development. The easel back stands firmly on the floor with a soft frame construction. Measures 10"L x 10"W x 5"H.
Emotiblocks - Interchangeable Pieces
Emotiblocks - Interchangeable Pieces
Item: 145133
Status: In Stock
$29.95
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 »
Toddler Emotion Figurines - Set of 4
Toddler Emotion Figurines - Set of 4
Item: 32729
Status: In Stock
$26.95
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 »
Pull-Up Mirror
Pull-Up Mirror
Item: 87904
Status: In Stock
$259.95
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 28"H x 47"W.
Eggspressions
Eggspressions
Item: 84121
Status: In Stock
$31.95
2 years & up. Unscramble the confusion of emotions with this innovatively designed figure set! With the Eggspressions Figure and Book Set, children can learn to communicate their feelings effectively. This set features 6 wooden eggs - 5 with expressions and one without an expression for children to add their own. It also includes a book with activities to help children identify their feelings and develop communication skills. Made with wood sourced from environmentally sustainable forest and… More »
Easy Grasp Shape Mirrors - Set of 4
Easy Grasp Shape Mirrors - Set of 4
Item: 70763
Status: In Stock
$51.95
12 months & up. These colorful, foam 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.
All About Me 2-in-1 Mirrors - Set of 6
All About Me 2-in-1 Mirrors - Set of 6
Item: 63018
Status: In Stock
$41.95
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.
Peeka® Developmental Mirror
Peeka® Developmental Mirror
Item: 147601
Status: In Stock
$31.95
Birth & up. The Peeka® developmental mirror features an array of colorful and engaging elements designed to help children explore, learn, and grow. Adjust the multi-position stand for tummy time or held by baby. Babies can grasp the multi-textured handles for tactile stimulation and sensory exploration. Move the multi-texture balls along the top and bottom handles for midline play improving gross and fine motor skills. Little ones can engage in early stages of communication through smiling,… More »
Baby Monster Puppet
Baby Monster Puppet
Item: 91272
Status: In Stock
$29.95
18 months & up. The Baby Monster is full of personality and ready to help children cope with their anxiety and fears. It features a huge mouth with an air-filled squeaker full of different sounds. Children can write or draw their troubles on a piece of paper and feed it to the Baby Monster--he can hold on to their worries for them! Hand wash using mild soap and water, air dry. Measures 13"H x 8"W 8"D.
Emotion Bears - Set of 4
Emotion Bears - Set of 4
Item: 63517
Status: In Stock
$38.95
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.
Baby Mirror
Baby Mirror
Item: 40819
Status: In Stock
$16.95
Birth & up. Explore little finger holes, teethe around the edges, or investigate reflections in the double-sided, unbreakable, non-glass mirror. 8" hexagon shape.
Open to Emotion Backpack Kit
Open to Emotion Backpack Kit
Item: 37325
Status: In Stock
$34.95
2 years & up. With a limited vocabulary, toddlers may have a difficult time expressing their emotions. By using the learning materials included in the Open to Emotion Backpack Kit it will help young children develop the skills they need to increase their emotional intelligence.
The Way I Feel Learning Kit - Bilingual
The Way I Feel Learning Kit - Bilingual
Item: 62279
Status: In Stock
$38.95
12 months & up. With a limited vocabulary, your toddler may have a hard time expressing their feelings. This can lead to frustration and tantrums as they struggle to understand and communicate their needs. What's the best way to help them develop the skills they need to handle their emotions? By playing with them! When parents and caregivers role model situations and identify emotions, little ones learn that there is more than one way to express how they are feeling. With carefully selected… More »
Toddler Peacefulness Books - Set of 6
Toddler Peacefulness Books - Set of 6
Item: 34852
Status: In Stock
$51.95
Birth & up. Introduce more wonderful books into your reading center with this Toddler Peacefulness Book Set to Engage Emerging 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.
Activity Mirror Display Center
Activity Mirror Display Center
Item: 89196
Status: In Stock
$299.95
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.
Small Wall Mirror
Small Wall Mirror
Item: 31242
Status: In Stock
$140.95
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.
Toddler Kindness Board Books - Set of 4
Toddler Kindness Board Books - Set of 4
Item: 34840
Status: In Stock
$47.95
12 months & up. Start a conversation about the importance of kindness with this Toddler Kindness Book Set. 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.
Mindful Tots Board Books - Set of 4
Mindful Tots Board Books - Set of 4
Item: 34870
Status: In Stock
$31.95
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.
Huggers Plush Ocean Animals - Set of 3
Huggers Plush Ocean Animals - Set of 3
Item: 147202
Status: In Stock
$32.95
Birth & up. These plush ocean animals 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. These ocean animals can hug around your wrist, backpack, and so much more. Surface washable. Size: 8". Animals may vary.
Jumbo Emotion Stones - Set of 8
Jumbo Emotion Stones - Set of 8
Item: 32607
Status: In Stock
$37.95
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.