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Neighborhood Friends - Set of 8
Neighborhood Friends - Set of 8
Item: 30872
Status: In Stock
$20.95
18 months & up. These six friends ready to go on adventures along with the neighborhood's dog and cat! These figures in brightly colored clothing are great for role-playing activities and developing oral language skills. Encourage dramatic play and fine motor functions with this easy to grip set of neighborhood friends. Use these figures in a lesson about the importance of diversity, friendship, and getting along. Each friend measures 2 3/4" tall and twists at the waist.
Community Workers 3" Tall - Set of 8
Community Workers 3" Tall - Set of 8
Item: 30824
Status: In Stock
$20.95
18 months & up. From a friendly firefighter to a caring doctor, this set of eight community workers represents many of the occupations children see throughout their community. These figures are easy to grip and perfect for an interactive lesson about careers. Children will delight as they identify familiar faces from their community, some they may know personally. These Community Workers are the perfect way to have a conversation about children's future occupations all while promoting fine motor… More »
Community Workers - Set of 8
Community Workers - Set of 8
Item: 63186
Status: In Stock
$50.95
18 months & up. This set of familiar workers represents several current occupations that children might observe throughout their community. These brightly colored and easy to grip figures are perfect for an interactive lesson about making career choices. For discussion after the lesson, have children talk about someone they know in one of these roles. With diversity and non-traditional roles being represented throughout this set, children will know they can achieve any career they set out for.… More »
Occupation Puppets - Set of 8
Occupation Puppets - Set of 8
Item: 46167
Status: In Stock
$121.95
12 months & up. Excellent for creative role-play, career, and cultural awareness activities. These 8 puppets have appropriate outfits which illustrate different occupations. Set includes: doctor, chef, fireman, postal worker, construction worker, farmer, veterinarian, and policeman.
Family & Friends Puppets - Set of 8
Family & Friends Puppets - Set of 8
Item: 63788
Status: In Stock
$121.95
18 months & up. Set includes a variety of people puppets, from children to adults, found in communities and neighborhoods throughout the country. Surface washable.
Me and My Friends Posters - Set of 12
Me and My Friends Posters - Set of 12
Item: 63715
Status: In Stock
$18.95
This set features 12 posters showing children and their friends experiencing a variety of activites. The 11" x 17" images are perfect for children to identify moments they have spent with friends.
Infant Photo Mat
Infant Photo Mat
Item: 55598
Status: In Stock
$149.95
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.
Photo Cubes - Set of 2
Photo Cubes - Set of 2
Item: 39354
Status: In Stock
$60.95
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 1/2" x 5".… More »
Celebrate Diversity - Set of 5
Celebrate Diversity - Set of 5
Item: 74629
Status: In Stock
$37.95
3 years & up. What makes a person different is one of the things that makes him or her special. Vibrant, full-color photos support beginning readers and make reading informational text easy and fun. Each book includes an activity, picture glossary, and index.
Best Behavior® Board Books
Best Behavior® Board Books
Item: 73516P
Status: In Stock
$59.95 - $69.95
2 years & up. This board book series explains how words can hurt someone's feelings, hitting friends is not nice, and biting hurts. Each book has simple words and pictures illustrating ways to cope with frustration, anger, or sadness.
Children Around the World Book Set - Set of 4
Children Around the World Book Set - Set of 4
Item: 71605
Status: In Stock
$32.95
3 years & up. These books have brilliant photograph images that present a picture of global diversity, tolerance, and joy through each book. Each book exposes children to diverse cultures around the world and in their own community. In this way, the books teach children to respect differences as well as appreciate the values and ties that bind us together as human beings. Global Fund for Children books integrate children's perspectives, present positive images of children, and help to raise… More »
Our Friends Puzzles - Set of 4
Our Friends Puzzles - Set of 4
Item: 71311
Status: In Stock
$50.95
2 years & up. Real photos of adorable children in fun poses make up this set of 4 puzzles. Designed for toddlers, the chunky puzzle pieces and images underneath each piece will help increase visual perception and build fine motor skills. Each 3 piece puzzle measures 9" x 12".
Mindful Tots Board Books
Mindful Tots Board Books
Item: 34870P
Status: In Stock
$15.95 - $29.95
2 years & up. Designed to help young children manage the ups and downs of everyday emotions by making the mindfulness technique relatable. Board books. 14 pages each. Available in sets of 2 or with all 4 books.
Through a Child's Eyes - Paperback
Through a Child's Eyes - Paperback
Item: 92826
Status: In Stock
$34.95
When was the last time you got down on your hands and knees to see your classroom from a child's height? Research shows that effective early childhood classroom design begins from the ground up. Classroom design is a crucial component of an effective learning environment. This book brings a new approach to classroom design that begins and ends with the child's viewpoint. Each chapter details how the classroom environment influences children's learning, and the authors provide specific examples of… More »
Developing Social and Emotional Skills Book Set (Set of 2)
Developing Social and Emotional Skills Book Set (Set of 2)
Item: 63348
Status: In Stock
$24.95
4 years & up. "We Can Get Along" presents the idea of tolerance while supporting acts of kindness and conflict resolution. "Just Because I Am" invites children to appreciate themselves exactly how they are. Each contains a section for parents, teachers, and caregivers with activity and discussion ideas.
A Trip Around the World Book Paperback Set - Set of 4
A Trip Around the World Book Paperback Set - Set of 4
Item: 92075
Status: In Stock
$34.95
3 years & up. What you wear, what you eat, where you live, and who you are in this global world is the information you will discover as you read about people from around the world though vivid images and simple text. Paperback book set, 32 pages each.
Better Builders® Community People - Set of 4
Better Builders® Community People - Set of 4
Item: 31536
Status: In Stock
$29.95
2 years & up. Combine multiple facets of play - color, matching, construction and dramatic play - all in one magnetic construction set. The ball and rod construction along with accessories make up four mix and match figures with different personalities. Encourages fine motor skill development and creative thinking. Figures include police officer, fire fighter, construction worker, and mail carrier. Each measure approximately 7"H X 3"W.
Better Builders® Career People - Set of 4
Better Builders® Career People - Set of 4
Item: 31537
Status: In Stock
$29.95
2 years & up. Combine multiple facets of play---color, matching, construction and dramatic play all in one magnetic construction set. The ball and rod construction along with accessories make up four mix and match figures. Figures include astronaut, doctor, farmer, and chef. Each measure approximately 7"H x 3"W.
Expressions and Emotions Matching Game
Expressions and Emotions Matching Game
Item: 67626
Status: In Stock
$27.95
18 months - 4 years. Help children build upon their social and emotional growth with this Expressions and Emotions Matching Game. This exciting game helps children develop vocabulary as they identify, describe, and become familiar with emotions. Have children look over each facial expression and call out the emotions they think the person is conveying. For extra fun have children match the pieces before identifying the emotions. This game is great for a small group or individual play.
Free to Be Me Book Set - Set of 5
Free to Be Me Book Set - Set of 5
Item: 33137
Status: In Stock
$66.95
4 years & up. Love comes in many shapes, sizes, and forms - so do families! Explore all the ways families and individuals can be unique with the Free to Be Me Book Set. This inclusive book set helps teachers build nurturing environments for all children where they feel comfortable exploring their feelings, learning about diverse forms of love and identity, and, most importantly, respecting the ways we're all one-of-a-kind! Hardcover/ board book combination.
Powerful Interactions - How to connect with Children to Extend Their Learning
Powerful Interactions - How to connect with Children to Extend Their Learning
Item: 26375
Status: In Stock
$39.95
A teacher interacts with the children all day long. It's how the warm and responsive relationships in which young children learn best are built. But interactions in which teachers intentionally promote learning can be few and far between. A "Powerful Interaction" may last only a few minutes, but in that time the teacher tunes out any distractions, tunes into the child, and then presents a learning experience tailored to that child at that moment. This book with guild you through three… More »
Kindness CD and Book Set
Kindness CD and Book Set
Item: 35484
Status: Temporarily Out of Stock
$35.95
4 years & up. This story and cd set celebrates kindness, and it's importance, in all its many forms. The story Finding Kindness demonstrates acts of kindness and is a powerful story of community, compassion, and generosity. The CD, It Takes A Little Kindness, brings yoga and mindfulness to the kindness message. Book is hardrback and 32 pages.
All About Me Journals - Set of 10, 8 1/2" x 11"
All About Me Journals - Set of 10, 8 1/2" x 11"
Item: 89829
Status: Temporarily Out of Stock
$19.95
3 years & up. Invite children to tell their story in their own individualized book with these journals for children. The 8 1/2" x 11" journals serve as wonderful self-discovery tools and provide a template for children to create their own self-portrait along with 8 writing prompts for kids to help them draw/write their own story. Set of 10. Great for back to school!
Understanding Feelings Learning Kit
Understanding Feelings Learning Kit
Item: 63628
Status: Temporarily Out of Stock
$37.95
3 years & up. This social and emotional take-home kit invites families to join together in understanding and identifying emotions. Kit includes a book, learning materials, and activity card.