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. 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 »
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.
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.
6 months & up. Reflections are fascinating to young children. Incorporate a variety of mirrors into the classroom to entice children to explore and develop self-awareness, intellectual curiosity and cognitive skills as they discover themselves and the world around them. Easily mount this large, durable mirror to the classroom wall using included hardware. Measures 30" in diameter.
6 months & up. Reflections are fascinating to young children. Incorporate a variety of mirrors into the classroom to entice children to explore and develop self-awareness, intellectual curiosity and cognitive skills as they discover themselves and the world around them. Easily mount this large, durable mirror to the classroom wall using included hardware. Measures 48"L x 24"W.
6 months & up. Mirrors are important tools that foster a young child's self-awareness, self-esteem, intellectual curiosity and cognitive development. Encourage crawling children and early walkers to pull themselves up using the sturdy wooden bar and discover themselves in the variety of mirrors. Leaf details add interesting and welcoming biophilic elements to the classroom. Mirror measures 40"L x 24"W x 4"D.
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. 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 »
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.
12 months & up. These colorful, foam 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.
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"W x 20"H.
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.
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.
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.
12 months & up. Start a conversation about the importance of kindness with this Toddler Kindness Book Set. The theme of these books shows young children it's never too early to talk about kindness. This set promotes literacy, early vocabulary, alphabet practice, counting practice, and collaborative learning. Encourage your children to find ways to be kind every day.
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. 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. Encourage your children to explore the reflection of their world with this engaging Busy Bug Tummy Time Floor Mirror. This mirror includes a friendly bee and rainbow colors around 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 10"W x 5"H.
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. 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.