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.
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.
Birth & up. Introduce more wonderful books into your reading center with this Babies Like You Book Set to Engage Emerging Readers. The beautiful, touching images in the books showcase relationships between animals and people. The theme of the set is how similarly we develop and how much we need each other. This book set promotes early literacy and vocabulary. Have your children talk about their favorite animal companion or their friends.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Birth & up. Encourage your children to explore the reflection of their world with this engaging busy Bugs Floor Activity Mirror. This mirror includes two friendly bug companions, bold plots, and 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 11"W.
This photo display unit is at the child's eye level; perfect for them to view the photos alongside you. Just attach the hardwood frame to the wall and slip in photos or children's artwork behind the plexiglass panel. This Activity Display Center is great for language and cognitive skills. Have children describe the art in the frame or recount the moment shown in the photo if they were present. Mounting hardware not included. Measures 48"L x 16"H.
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 »
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 »
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.
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. One year warranty.
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 »
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".
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.
Birth & up. These adorable safari 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. Animals can hug around your wrist, backpack, and so much more. Surface washable. Size: 8". Included: 3 Stuffed Safari Huggers: Giraffe, Monkey, and Tiger.
Birth & up. These adorable plush sea creatures 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 sea creatures can hug around your wrist, backpack, and so much more. Surface washable. Size: 8". Included: 3 Plush Huggers - styles may vary.
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.
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 »
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.
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.
Because their vocabularies haven't yet caught up with their thoughts and emotions, young children often struggle to communicate. Sign language can help them express themselves effectively to adults and peers--without the emotional outbursts caused by frustration! This book features the latest research to equip educators and caregivers with the tools and resources to teach young learners how to effectively communicate. Paperback. 208 pages.