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Promoting Resilience For Now and Forever - Preschool, 2nd Edition - Set of 20
Promoting Resilience For Now and Forever - Preschool, 2nd Edition - Set of 20
Item: 26173P
Status: In Stock
$32.95
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.
All About Me Journals - Set of 10
All About Me Journals - Set of 10
Item: 89829
Status: In Stock
$19.95
3 years & up. Invite children to tell their story in their own individualized book with these journals for children. The 8.5" 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!
Manimo® Weighted Animals
Manimo® Weighted Animals
Item: 63777P
Status: In Stock
$46.95 - $64.95
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 »
Emotion Floor Cushions - Set of 6
Emotion Floor Cushions - Set of 6
Item: 34250
Status: In Stock
$149.95
3 years & up. Each cushion is printed with facial expressions to encourage children to identify and express their emotions. Children can sit on different cushions throughout the day or week to define their emotions. These Social Emotional Cushions are made of durable wipe clean vinyl. Set of six cushions. Each cushion measures 16" diameter. One year warranty.
All Families Are Special Books - Set of 4
All Families Are Special Books - Set of 4
Item: 36593
Status: In Stock
$73.95
4 years & up. Love comes in many different forms-so do families! Show children that love, not who you are or how your family looks, is what makes a family a family with the inclusive All Families Are Special Books. Perfect for exploring all the unique ways a family can be made, this book set helps teachers and parents build nurturing and supportive environments for children where they feel safe, comfortable, and affirmed in their family backgrounds. From adoptive and single-parent families,… More »
Be You Books - Set of 4
Be You Books - Set of 4
Item: 36249
Status: In Stock
$82.95
4 years & up. Help children understand their value and worth no matter who they are! Each book in this inclusive set shows children that who they are is perfect no matter the color of their skin, what clothes they wear, or their religion. These inspiring stories will encourage children to see the best in other people and be empowered by the uniqueness in others and themselves. Hardcover. Set of 4.
Emotion Tiles - Set of 20
Emotion Tiles - Set of 20
Item: 63685
Status: In Stock
$37.95
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.
Rethinking the Classroom Landscape
Rethinking the Classroom Landscape
Item: 81334
Status: In Stock
$34.95
An early childhood classroom should reinforce and enhance young children's sense of belonging and connection to their environment, each other, their families, and their community. This book invites educators and administrators to rethink the traditional classroom, with inspirational examples showing how to weave elements that reflect each center's community into the classroom design. Colorful photos show what teachers can do to encourage a sense of community unique to each classroom. Easy-to-implement… More »
Career Dramatic Play Garments for Pre K - Set 1
Career Dramatic Play Garments for Pre K - Set 1
Item: 32402P
Status: In Stock
$39.95 - $199.95
3 - 5 years. Inspire children to explore a variety of careers with these five career garments. Features hook-and-loop closures for easy dress up. Accessories and hats are included for all with the exception of the astronaut garment. 100% polyester. Soft, machine washable fabric. Includes: Mechanic, Construction Worker, Mail Carrier, Astronaut, and Chef. Available individually or in a set of 5.
Career Dramatic Play Garments for Pre K - Set 2
Career Dramatic Play Garments for Pre K - Set 2
Item: 32403P
Status: In Stock
$39.95 - $199.95
3 years & up. Familiar career garments children can use in role play to explore what they want to be when they grow up. Machine washable. Available individually or in a set of five.
Mindful Kids: 50 Activities for Calm, Focus and Peace
Mindful Kids: 50 Activities for Calm, Focus and Peace
Item: 74485
Status: In Stock
$16.95
4 years & up. Make any moment mindful from morning to night with five categories of cards, designed to fit into each part of the day. Whimsical full-color illustrations on both sides of the cards provide easy-to-follow steps for each practice. The cards and 8-page instructional booklet include tips for children of a wide range of abilities, making this deck an inclusive tool for nurturing inner peace and strength. Includes 50 double-sided cards and 8-page booklet. Cards measure 4.96" x 6.97".
Don't Look Away: Embracing Anti-Bias Classrooms
Don't Look Away: Embracing Anti-Bias Classrooms
Item: 33461
Status: In Stock
$24.95
Every day, 250 children are suspended from school. Many are children of color, deprived of opportunities to experience learning at the same rate and quality as white children. Many families don't feel heard or respected in their child's schools. Don't Look Away: Embracing Anti-Bias Classrooms leads early childhood professionals to explore and address issues of bias, equity, low expectations, and family engagement to ensure culturally responsive experiences. Importantly, this book will challenge… More »
Best Behavior® Bilingual Board Books - Set of 6
Best Behavior® Bilingual Board Books - Set of 6
Item: 35366
Status: In Stock
$55.95
Birth & up. This bilingual board book series explains early manners and emotions with simple words and images, illustrating ways to cope with frustration, anger or sadness. Includes the following six titles: Hands are Not for Hitting, Words are Not for Hurting, Diapers are Not Forever, Voices are Not for Yelling, Worries are Not Forever, Germs are Not for Sharing
Cuddly Reading Buddy
Cuddly Reading Buddy
Item: 32451
Status: In Stock
$21.95
Promo Pricing: $19.95
12 months & up. A woodland adventure is just a book and snuggle away! These marshmallow-like stuffed animals makes a great hugging pillow when reading a good book or taking time to daydream. Each pillow measures 26"L x 9.25" x 10.5"W. Machine washable.
Sensory Worry Stones - Set of 12
Sensory Worry Stones - Set of 12
Item: 34210
Status: In Stock
$32.95
3 years & up. Worry no more! These tactile stones have been designed to soothe, calm and help children focus. A range of textures, shapes, and natural colors stimulates many senses of users. Stones are made out of stone and are durable enough to weather the outdoors. The set includes 12 stones: two each of six designs measuring between 2"-3"each.
Helping Them Heal: How Teachers Can Support Young Children Who Experience Stress and Trauma
Helping Them Heal: How Teachers Can Support Young Children Who Experience Stress and Trauma
Item: 27922
Status: In Stock
$19.95
A young child's brain is uniquely sensitive to the effects of stress and trauma, which can have detrimental, long-term developmental impact. "Helping Them Heal" provides answers, ideas, and specific classroom strategies to move trauma-affected children in positive directions. Educators will learn ways to help children build resilience, self-regulation, and self-competence using this sensitive, supportive, and practical guide. Paperback. 192 pages.
From Biting to Hugging: Understanding Social Development in Infants and Toddlers
From Biting to Hugging: Understanding Social Development in Infants and Toddlers
Item: 90590
Status: In Stock
$24.95
With the increase in both parents working outside the home during the last two decades, infants and toddlers are spending more time together in infant/toddler programs and family child-care homes. From Biting to Hugging will give you effective strategies to help you take advantage of this peer time. Enhance the quality of peer experiences in infant/toddler group settings. Create responsive adult-child relationships and environments. Encourage positive social emotional development and learning. Teach… More »
Children's Books That Promote Resilience - Set of 14
Children's Books That Promote Resilience - Set of 14
Item: 46793
Status: In Stock
$159.95
3 years & up. Set of 14 children's books that help promote resilience. Please note: book titles may change due to availability. We will only substitute book titles of the same value and purpose.
Push Past It! A Positive Approach to Challenging Classroom Behaviors
Push Past It! A Positive Approach to Challenging Classroom Behaviors
Item: 99625
Status: In Stock
$24.95
Resource books often provide tips and tricks for managing challenging behaviors, but what happens when those tactics don't work? Most teachers give up. This book brings a raw, real, and at times funny approach to handling challenging behaviors and understanding why most behavior-management strategies don't work. Author Angela Searcy shares real-world examples, proven solutions, and new approaches to overcoming classroom disruptions using her PUSH PAST IT approach. Paperback. 176 pages.
Reaching and Teaching Children Exposed to Trauma
Reaching and Teaching Children Exposed to Trauma
Item: 72303
Status: In Stock
$24.95
As an early childhood professional, you play a key role in the early identification of maltreatment and unhealthy patterns of development. You are also the gateway to healing. In Reaching and Teaching Children Exposed to Trauma, you will find the tools and strategies to connect with harmed children and start them on the path to healing.
The Neglected Child: How to Recognize, Respond, and Prevent
The Neglected Child: How to Recognize, Respond, and Prevent
Item: 27685
Status: In Stock
$16.95
'The Neglected Child' provides everything educators and caregivers need to know to identify and intervene in neglectful situations, while also creating a safe, nurturing, and protective environment for young children. From defining the different types and levels of severity of neglect to establishing suspicion and reporting neglectful situations, this book is filled with helpful information from expert psychologists and educators in the field today. Each chapter includes a brief quiz to assess chapter… More »
Through a Child's Eyes: How Classroom Design Inspires Learning and Wonder
Through a Child's Eyes: How Classroom Design Inspires Learning and Wonder
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 »
Kindness CD and Book Set
Kindness CD and Book Set
Item: 35484
Status: In 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 hardback and 32 pages.
Socially Strong, Emotionally Secure
Socially Strong, Emotionally Secure
Item: 20225
Status: In Stock
$24.95
Now more than ever, adults must help children develop the skills necessary to navigate through life successfully. By focusing on building social and emotional strength, we increase children's resilience and prepare them to handle the challenges in life. The strategies and activities in "Socially Strong, Emotionally Secure" help children become socially and emotionally healthy for life. Organized into five chapters, the activities support and build resilience in children ages 3 to 8. 160 pages. Paperback.