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.
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 »
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 »
Each chapter describes an issue that infants face every day, making this a perfect resource for all infant providers. There are scenarios that illustrate the challenges and suggest solutions to meet baby's needs while learning about the developmental stages. This hands-on resource is for infants 6 weeks to 18 months old and for your resource library.
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: Sea Dolphin, Turtle, and Orca.
12 months & up. Cozy up with Bear and his friends as they discover what it feels like when you are sick, scared or meeting new friends. Bears adventures will keep your class wanting to hear the stories again and again.
12 months & up. Yoga is a fun way for little ones to warm up and get ready for the day, or to calm down and slow their minds. These board books show simple stretches and poses that toddlers can easily follow. Includes 4 books.