12 months & up. This solid wood puzzle with chunky 1/2" thick pieces is a perfect first puzzle. Large knobs make it easy for small hands to remove each brightly colored piece. Also features matching pictures underneath each piece. Problem Solving: Introduces logic, matching, spatial relationships, critical thinking, and an understanding of cause and effect. Fine Motor Skills: Promotes dexterity, hand/eye coordination's, and manipulations. Measures 22.4 x 20.6 x 3.8cm
Birth & up. A plush, a puppet, and a friend. This adorable, go-everywhere cheetah is ready to snuggle and play. Put on adventure-filled puppet shows for friends or play with your cheetah as a regular plush pal. Features arms and head that move with your hand. Size: 10" Tall.
18 months & up. This fun activity for toddlers builds on coordination and fine motor skills. 28 fun colorful shapes and 2 laces that have a jumbo stopper at the end so children will have success. They can follow the activity cards that are included or explore sorting and matching on their own.
2 years & up. Add some fun dress up clothes to your dramatic play area made just for little ones. The easy, dress yourself styles, include a reversible train engineer vest with hat. The vest reverses to a red plaid vest with stylish cap. The reversible fancy velour dress with matching hat is soft and easy to wear and a western frilly skirt with matching vest is the perfect dress-up for a cowgirl or cowboy. Machine washable.
This apron is great for keeping items close at hand while working with children in the classroom. Apron has eight clear pockets that are ideal for holding cards, pictures of common objects, photos, or art and craft materials for special projects. One size fits most. Cards shown are not included.
These handy baskets are lightweight, easy to carry around, won't scratch your furniture, and fold flat for storage. Ideal for storing and organizing toys in your classroom. Handles on the sides for lifting and carrying. Remove the bottom insert panel and the cube folds flat! Fabric is a poly/cotton blend and can be spot cleaned with a damp cloth. Do not immerse the baskets in water. Each basket measures 10 1/4"W x 11 1/4"D x 9 1/4"W. Set of 2.
Birth & up. Who's running around with soft brown fur, four puffy feet, cute little ears, and a little black nose? Why, it's Hedgzy the Hedgehog! Hedgzy wants to be your soft plush friend ready to cuddle and stack with his other Cubeziez™ pals. This delightful, fun to collect character makes a great prop for storytelling and language development. Cubeziez™ are machine washable. Measures 5 1/2"W X 5 1/2" D.
This kit contains toys for eight types of experiences that support children's development and learning. This kit features a sampling of items designed to enhance the experiences of "Playing with Toys" and "Getting Dressed" for Two year olds. Kit includes (over 65 items): Learning Shoes, Soft Blocks, Sorting and Stringing Beads, Sort and Play sets, Puzzles, Nesting and Stackers, Pattern Blocks and Shapes, Nuts and Bolts, 1 to 5 Ring Counter, Builders and Manipulatives, Soft Vinyl… More »
18 months & up. As children follow the trails, whether straight, wavy, or curvy, they will lead wild animals, including penguins, elephants, bears, and lions back to their home. A mix-and-match game at the end of the book puts all the learned skills together. Board book. 14 pages.
12 months & up. Young children are introduced to colors, numbers, and opposites when they interact with the Pocket Piggies books and plush animal. This is a great way to get children involved in the story! Set of 3 books and a plush pig.
12 months & up. Encourage interaction and role play with this set of TOLO® First Friends. These figurines are the perfect dimensions for any sized hands and are designed perfect for pretend play. The figures feature moveable arms, legs and head, clicking sounds and squeaker tummies. Includes a boy and a girl figurine, each approximately 5" tall.
Birth & up. From the very first hug, these soft plush rattles will become a classroom favorite. Just machine wash and tumble dry to keep them clean and fresh. Certified asthma and allergy friendly. Set of three includes a giraffe, bear, and cow. Each measure 8" high.
Birth & up. This cuddly, pillow-shaped owl doll is made of the softest plush, with embroidered and patchwork eyes and nose, velvety wings, and feet that kick out at a jaunty angle. Measures 8" tall. Based on the owl character in "Peek-A-Who?" by Nina Laden.
This guide provides everything needed for preparing the environment, creating routines, and evaluating individual learning styles. Lesson plans and steps for creating new lessons are provided, as well as guides for evaluating children's progress. Facilitate the development of key character traits in children: caring, honesty, integrity, respect, responsibility, and self-discipline. Paperback. 120 pages.
Add subtle depth, visible texture and the interest of pattern to your classroom, daycare space, and more with this durable, soft Hashtag Tone on Tone Rug by Flagship Carpets. This rug will ensure that every child has a fun space to play, read, and think. All flagship carpets have been treated to guard against odor, mildew, mold, stains, and static shock. Class I Flammability Rating and Indoor Air Quality certification passed. Features a 3 month warranty on serging for manufacturer defects. Made… More »
Provides developmentally appropriate strategies, linked to the DECA results, to foster children's resilience. Strategies address the needs of both the whole class as well as the individual child and are organized by classroom environment, daily program, supportive interactions, activities and experiences, and partnerships with families. The guide emphasizes a team approach among professionals and family members to support the child's social and emotional development.
A thought-provoking guide to effective, appropriate, and intentional use of technology with young children. This book provides strategies, theoretical frameworks, links to research evidence, descriptions of best practice, and resources to develop essential digital literacy knowledge, skills and experiences for early childhood educators in the digital age. Paperback. 300 pages.
These 5 video vignettes spark reflection and discussion. Each one features professionals and families working together in a variety of settings: home visits with a child with special needs, dropping off a child at a child care center, supervision, home visit with a Spanish-speaking family and Early Head Start home visit.
Healthy From the Start helps parents and caregivers learn how meal and snack times are rich opportunities to help children learn healthy eating habits. They can feel important, loved, trusted that others will care for them and respect their bodies. Healthy from the Start is available in packets of 20 to make it convenient to distribute copies to parents and staff.