These guides offer families simple strategies to support young children?s healthy social and emotional development. Filled with suggestions of everyday activities that families can enjoy together and promote three key protective factors: initiative, self-regulation, and attachment/relationships. Booklets (40 pages) are available in English or Spanish in sets of 20. Copyright 2013.
3 years & up. Manimo® weighted plush animals provide children with a sensory stimulation and soothing effect. These plush companions were designed to help children remain attentive and focused during their daily activities. Alleviating excess energy while providing deep pressure sensations. The weighted animals are soft and pliable and can be placed either on the child's shoulders, waist, thighs or stomach to stimulate rest and/or concentration. Recommended usage time is 15-20-minutes,… More »
Use this wonderful Diverse Family Structures High Quality Classroom Posters Set to introduce your children to a variety of families. This set of posters celebrates the diverse family groups that make up our community! Children will enjoy connecting with families similar to theirs and learning about different ones. The high quality images help your children understand different family relationships, while recognizing the bonds that all families share. Set of 12 posters. Measures 11"L x17"W.
Help your children identify and regulate their emotions with this set of detailed Social and Emotional High Quality Classroom Poster Set. These posters are great for starting a conversation about various emotions that everyone has. Encourage your children to use these posters to point out how they feel and elaborate on their emotions. This set features 12 posters. Posters measure 11"L x 17" W.
18 months & up. This ten-piece set of friends and family represents multiple cultures, ages, and genders. There are even two different pets! These easy to grip pieces are great for promoting dramatic play and fine motor skills. Children can role-play people in their family, circle of friends, neighborhood, and more! Use these figures in brightly colored clothes in a lesson about diversity and inclusion. The Tallest figure is 5" tall. Blocks not included.
4 years & up. One World Many Faces Memory Game and Puzzle celebrates diversity and the beauty of children. The puzzle has 48 pieces made from strong board and measures 13"H x 19"L when complete. Image of the puzzle is printed inside the box. The matching game uses the puzzle images and has 12 pairs with 24 pieces suitable for 1 - 4 players and stores inside the puzzle box.
18 months & up. Huggable, colorful 8" dolls are accentuated by their bright jumpers. Detailed with embroidered features. Promote creativity and dramatic play. Teach children about family and cultures with authentic multicultural soft dolls. Promote multicultural awareness and self esteem with this early childhood educational toy. African American, Asian, Hispanic, and Caucasian doll wearing bright colors. Two boy and two girl dolls. Spot clean only.
2 years & up. Make friends with children from around the world, mixing and matching the chunky puzzle pieces to make many different combinations. Each friend is dressed in clothing that recognizes a different culture -- China, India, Native American, Africa, Mexico, and the USA. Each 3-piece child measures 6"H x 3"W. Set of 6 puzzles.
2 years & up. These puppets are a great way for children of all ages to learn about diversity through interaction and play. This set of eight puppets represents four multicultural groups of children with aspects of their culture represented in their clothing designs. Use these puppets in the classroom for a fun lesson about diversity and inclusion. For further learning, discuss the cultures these puppets represent and the history of their clothing. Puppets measure 12" long and are 10"… More »
2 years & up. This set of 42 high-quality wooden figurines include community workers, athletes, and people of varying ages, cultures, and abilities. Promote block play, dramatic play, and fine motor skills when you add these wonderful friends to your classroom. Encourage children to point our figures that are familiar to them. Use these Wooden Village people or a fun lesson about careers or diversity and inclusion. The figures measure approximately 2.25" to 3" high.
3 years & up. Introduce this wonderful Celebrate Diversity Around the World Classroom Reading Books set to your classroom read alongs. With your children, explore the ways we are alike and different by exploring family identities, values and responsibilities. This set of books encourages diversity and inclusion, empathy, literacy, and early vocabulary. Hardback/paperback combination. Set of 8.
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.
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.
12 months & up. Celebrate diversity in a unique way with this fun set of magnetic people blocks. Encourage children to explore a world of possibilities by building one-of-a-kind characters and modern families. With over 2,000 possible combinations, you can make a unique character by using one block for the head, body, and legs. Up to eight combinations can be made at one time with the magnetic blocks. Twenty-five big cards are included to play five games, starting conversations and creating… More »
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.
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 »
3 years & up. Playing with the game blocks to build different kinds of families will encourage natural questions and discussions. The blocks promote awareness and facilitates the knowledge of the different family models that exist today. Includes adult and children bodies, different skin colors, different hair colors, and different genders for children to place as many mixes of families as they can. Includes 33 pieces, 12 activity sheets, and teaching guide.
Who is ready for an international adventure? The Mexico Cultural Carpet transforms a part of your classroom into a colorful, welcoming space with cultural icons of Mexican culture on a vivid Maya blue background. The bright illustrations and patterns encourage free play and thoughtful exploration of multicultural lessons and stories. Crafted from 100% stain-resistant nylon with non-skid backing, the carpet is treated to guard against odor, mildew, mold, stains, and static shock. Class I Flammability… More »
This Portable 5lb Weighted Sensory Lap Pad is a super soft sensory tool that offers gentle deep pressure calming. Help increase the ability to focus and relieve anxiety and stress with this weighted lap pad. Features a dual textured cover; soft and bumpy on one side and a smooth silky - like material on the other. The 21" x 19? pad is usually laid across the lap horizontally while sitting. Can also be rested across the shoulders, back or stomach while reading, relaxing or watching TV. The benefits… More »
Who is ready for an international adventure? The China Cultural Carpet transforms a part of your classroom into a colorful, welcoming space with warm, detailed icons celebrating Chinese New Year. The cheerful illustrations and patterns encourage free play and thoughtful exploration of multicultural lessons and stories. Crafted from 100% stain-resistant nylon with non-skid backing, the carpet is treated to guard against odor, mildew, mold, stains, and static shock. Class I Flammability Rating and… More »
Who is ready for an international adventure? The India Cultural Carpet transforms a part of your classroom into a colorful, welcoming space with the rich, inviting patterns found in Indian mosaics. The detailed illustrations and patterns encourage free play and thoughtful exploration of multicultural lessons and stories. Crafted from 100% stain-resistant nylon with non-skid backing, the carpet is treated to guard against odor, mildew, mold, stains, and static shock. Class I Flammability Rating and… More »