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.
3 years & up. This Touchless operation encourages the right length of time is spent when washing hands in the classroom, learning center, or home. This touchless timer features a 30-second, 3-phase countdown. The first phase is 5-second wet/soap, the second is a 20-second wash/scrub, and the third is a 5-second rinse. Modern LED color display, timer is water resistant with mounting options. Requires 3 AA batteries, not included.
Birth & up. These zoo 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". Animals may vary.
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.
12 months & up. Adorable Emergency & Construction Truck Tailgate Trio Sets, each with their own personality and googly eyes. Children can link all vehicles together for follow-along fun. Features include real axles and wheels for true rolling action plus magnetic connectors at the front and back to allow them to line up and be pulled along. Vehicles each measure 2.75"H x 4.5"W.
4 - 12 years. CDC guidelines recommends masks for children in certain environments where social distancing isn't always an option. These disposable masks offer high filtration for improved protection to decrease the transmission of respiratory infections. The pleated style masks have flat, knitted earloops made of polyester and spandex materials (not made with natural latex rubber). The playful design is great for children. Recommended for 4-12 years, with adult supervision. Includes 75, three-ply masks per box.
Keep the mess of sand and water from off the floor. This mat is made of a soft absorbent 100% polyester fabric that will absorb spills. Sand and water is trapped between the fabric and the bonded backing to prevent soak through. Non-skid backing also provides a firm footing. The mat is stain resistant, dries quickly and can be machine washed and dried. Available in two sizes: 45" x 58" and 54" x 72".
12 months & up. Nature Color Tapered Leg Stackable Chairs enhance both student comfort and classroom efficiency. Made with rugged polypropylene shell seats and sturdy matching powder-coated steel legs. Chairs are steel-braced on the underside for extra stability, and nylon-tipped feet help protect classroom floors. Lifetime warranty. Choose height and color.
5 years & up. Maximize your classroom space and seating options with these comfortable Sturdy Stackable Chairs Sized for Young Children. These chairs are tough and made of high-impact plastic. These stackable chairs offer comfort while providing firm back support. The heavy-gauge tubular steel frame includes non-marring, cushioned-swivel glide feet
18 months & up. Every little chef will enjoy cooking with these solid wood kitchen condiments. Perfect for introducing simple cooking and pretend play. This polished wood set would fit well into any pretend kitchen set up. Each bottle has a removable, color-coordinated cap, encouraging the development of fine motor skills. Includes 5 condiments plus tray.
Building on feedback from the field, as well as current research on supporting young children's development and learning, the authors have revised and updated the widely used Family Child Care Environment Rating Scale®. FCCERS-3 is the next-generation assessment tool for use in home-based child care programs for children from infancy through school age (birth to age 12).FCCERS-3 focuses on the full range of needs of the wide age-range of children often found in family child care programs. Further,… More »
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.
18 months & up. Parachute activities promote gross motor functions and imagination. The durable parachute is made of rip-stop nylon fabric, and sewn to last through the toughest play times. Each size includes storage bag. Available in 12' with 8 Handles, 20' with 16 Handles, 24' with 20 Handles, and 6' with 9 handles.
The Business Administration Scale for Family Child Care (BAS) is the first valid and reliable tool for measuring and improving the overall quality of business and professional practices in family child care settings. It is applicable for multiple uses, including program self-improvement, technical assistance and monitoring, training, research and evaluation, and public awareness. It is currently embedded in many state quality rating and improvement systems (QRIS) across the nation.
In a translation approved by the authors, this is the Spanish edition of the newly revised Family Child Care Environment Rating Scale® (FCCERS-R). Designed for use in family child care programs, this widely used program quality assessment instrument is suitable for programs serving children from infancy through school-age. Following extensive input from users of the original scale, the authors have made many improvements and innovations that will make this program resource even more effective… More »
12 months & up. Tap the balls on top with the toy hammer and listen to the melodies as they roll down or pull the xylophone out and tap directly on the keys to make your own melody. Promotes fine motor skills and problem solving skills. Made of wood, water-based paint, PA, and metal. Exposes little ones to music for the first time. Measures 5.9"H x 5.3" W x 9.4"L.
12 months & up. Perfect for stacking, nesting and open-ended play, these colorful beech wood blocks lend themselves to STEM concepts like construction, spatial reasoning and patterning. These shape blocks also inspire creativity, language, and design skills. The builders are available in a variety of shapes and the colors in each set are red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo, and purple.
18 months & up. "Where's the duck?" "Can you find the apple?" This fun, active game helps young children learn the names of colors, shapes, animals, foods, and more while seeking and finding each match. They will build vocabulary, boost memory skills, and find family fun with this perfect first matching game! Includes: 36 large, round "Seek Me" photo cards to scatter face down around the room, and 36 matching "Find Me" cards for a parent or teacher to… More »
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.
An activity can pass the time. an experience can change a life! This book turns activities into experiences and celebrates each child's development while taking into account the relationships between the caregiver and the child. Paperback. 176 pages. 192 pages.
18 months & up. Children will learn about diversity with this board book set. They will learn about the similarities and differences between themselves and other children of the world. Set of four books.
This best selling book comes with 2 CD's featuring 50 songs. Children will build a strong foundation in skills such as listening, imagination, coordination, and spatial and body awareness. Accompanying songs are sure to get children up and moving! 500 pages.
The ASQ:SE-2™ Quick Start Guide is a convenient, at-a-glance guide that keeps ASQ:SE-2™ scoring and administration basics right at the fingertips. Perfect for busy professionals on the go, this Quick Start Guide is laminated, lightweight, and so cost-effective that every professional in a program can have one (it's sold in a package of 5). ASQ:SE-2™ users will turn to the Quick Start Guide for clear, simple directions on selecting the correct questionnaire, scoring ASQ:SE-2™,… More »
These child-sized throw pillows are soft and cuddly with four different colors and fabrics. Each pillow features a different texture including corduroy, fleece, velvet, and satin. The set includes a pillow in each of the following colors; red, blue, yellow and green. These colorful, textured pillows are perfectly sized to complement early childhood furniture. Pillows measure 9" square. Spot clean only. Fabrics may vary.