1 year & up. Get ready to roll with this colorful, magnetic wooden racer by TEGU. Car features magnetized bumpers so you can form a car train and 3 magnetic parts that make it fun and easy to mix and match with other racers. Included: 1 Teal and Green Racer with a removable chasee, wheels, and driver. Colors may vary.
12 months & up. This adorable two-sided puzzle features six reversible animal pieces. Match the pieces to reveal a tiger, panda, elephant, monkey, eagle, and an owl. The recessed base provides children a visual que to place each piece. Flip the board over and it becomes a simple one piece puzzle by using the face of each animal.
4 months & up. All aboard this set of three boats that link together to make a train of tub time fun. Your little one will love to play these boats-- linking them and floating them across the water. The boats float, scoop® and strain water, and are designed with goofy faces guaranteed to make your little one smile. Each pack comes with three brightly colored boats numbered 1-2-3, making them great for teaching colors, order, number recognition and counting.
Birth & up. With realistic embroidered eyes and beautiful features, this dog puppet is a wonderful fun addition to story time and the perfect starter puppet. Ideal for newborns, this puppet meets or exceeds all current safety standards. Measures 12"H x 6.375"W x 2.75"L.
Birth & up. Your curious little one will love playtime with this busy block! This adorable Decco Pup Activity Cube is designed to stimulate baby's senses with multiple fabric textures, rattle and crinkle paper inside the fabric, and a handle to grasp. Parents can use the block to make up fun stories for playtime, naptime, and bedtime. Machine washable. Measures 4" x 4".
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.
12 months & up. Germ Guard™ Rest Mats are durable, comfortable and completely hygienic! Mats are manufactured using radio frequency vinyl welding technology which completely seals all seams protecting the foam padding from liquid and bacteria contamination. Mat can be used in a variety of spaces and folds easily for convenient storage. Available in three sizes.
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. Surface wash only. Measures 8" tall. Based on the owl character in "Peek-A-Who?" by Nina Laden. Pair Peek-A-Who? Plush Owl with the colorful die-cut board book, for the perfect gift.
12 months & up. This cozy sage green rest mat will put little ones right to sleep when they curl up at rest time. The calming colored mat is durable and comfortable. Mat features inside stitching for smooth edges covered in an easy to clean material and a built-in clear plastic name tag holder. Measures 48" x 24" x 2".
4 years & up. The My Audio Stories kit combines inspiring, beautifully drawn children's books, a My Audio Pet Bluetooth® Speaker that can be used to speak for the main characters in stories, and an easy-to-use Application that allows readers to immerse themselves in the story. The story included in this kit is Slow Jam and Choral: The Forest of Bugaboo and features two characters who learn lessons from one another. Listen to the story through your My Audio Stories application, record your… More »
4 years & up. The My Audio Stories kit combines inspiring, beautifully drawn children's books, a My Audio Pet Bluetooth® Speaker that can be used to speak for the main characters in stories, and an easy-to-use Application that allows readers to immerse themselves in the story. The story included in this kit is Scales the Tiniest Dragon: The Magic Song and features a little dragon finding his purpose. Listen to the story through your My Audio Stories application, record your own version of… More »
The third edition contains updated guidelines on the development and evaluation of the health and safety of children in all types of early care and education settings--child care centers and family child care homes. Features 10 chapters of 650+ standards including a new Preventing Childhood Obesity in Early Care and Education Programs standards. Chapters: Staffing / Program Activities for Health Development / Healthy Promotion and Protection / Nutrition and Food Service / Facilities, Supplies and… More »
2 years & up. The rich, buttery tones of this North America solid maple kitchen set invite toddlers into a world of dramatic play. This modern, attractive play refrigerator and freezer is an essential component of a dramatic play kitchen. Tall doors open with realistic easy to hold handles molded to be grasped from either side, and swing on pinch-free hinges. Measures 28"H x 18"W x 15"D. Factory second item, contains minor imperfections -- you probably will not notice! Same high… More »
12 months & up. Soft and extremely durable, these bendable, twistable and stackable blocks are ideal for building. An assortment of bright primary colors will appeal to children. Blocks measure from 1.5" to 3".
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.
Achieve quality care and education in your infant or toddler program with this practical guide, a sourcebook for establishing, organizing, and maintaining a quality program. Substantially revised, this second edition includes topics such as developmental issues; infants and toddlers with special needs; staffing and staff training; creating learning and nurturing environments; establishing routines; discipline; health, nutrition, and safety policies; curriculum; partnering with parents; assessment;… More »
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.
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.
6 months & up. Build vocabulary with the sing-song rhythm of this familiar nursery rhyme. This nursery rhyme has enchanted children for generations. Now Jeanette Winter's warm, evocative illustrations make this classic as delightful to look at as it is to share with little ones.
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.
2 years & up. The perfect cozy napping friend for you little one. This quilted cot cover with attached, lightweight fleece blanket features a carrying handle and removable pillow. It's a great all-in-one solution for your child's sleepy time comfort needs. When it's not on a cot, the Nap Companion rolls up and can be easily secured with the built-in elastic bands. Size: 51.5W" x 22.5" x 0.5"D.