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 »
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.
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.
2 years & up. Unscramble the confusion of emotions with this innovatively designed figure set! With the Eggspressions Figure and Book Set, children can learn to communicate their feelings effectively. This set features 6 wooden eggs - 5 with expressions and one without an expression for children to add their own. It also includes a book with activities to help children identify their feelings and develop communication skills. Made with wood sourced from environmentally sustainable forest and… More »
Birth & up. Snuggle up with your little one and their favorite Warmie while reading a cute story from the Warmies Board Book Collection! Stay warm and cozy with this cute and cuddly Warmies® Microwavable Plush Sloth and matching Warmies® Board Book, "Can't Sleep. Won't Sleep.", sold separately. Simply warm the plush sloth in the microwave and you will have a warm, huggable friend in no time! Warmies feature a gentle, relaxing lavender scent. Warm time: 60 seconds in a 1000W… More »
Birth & up. Snuggle up with your little one and their favorite Warmie while reading a cute story from the Warmies Board Book Collection! Stay warm and cozy with this cute and cuddly Warmies® Microwavable Plush Puppy and matching Warmies® Board Book, "A Special Secret Place", sold separately. Simply warm the plush puppy in the microwave and you will have a warm, huggable friend in no time! Warmies feature a gentle, relaxing lavender scent. Warm time: 60 seconds in a 1000W microwave.… More »
3 years & up. Help children get a better understanding of all emotions with this Easy Grip Emotion Stampers & Jumbo 6-in-1 Skin Tone Ink Pad Set! Mix and match the stamps to create a variety of emotions and characters with the 12 emotion-themed stampers with 8 faces and 4 diverse hair styles with included skin tone ink pad. These stampers feature round, easy-to-grip handles that nest comfortably in small hands. An ideal tool for toddlers and special needs children, these stampers set provides… More »
18 months & up. From a 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 skills… 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.
18 months & up. What do you want to be when you grow up? Children will pretend to be a race car driver, construction worker, zookeeper, pilot, astronaut, or veterinarian while wearing these detailed dress-up shirts in the dramatic play center. Each of the shirts have printed designs representing each occupation. Hook-and-loop closures allow children to practice dressing and undressing, encouraging independence. Promote an understanding of different careers in the classroom by encouraging dramatic… More »
Through the activities in this book, teachers and caregivers are shown how easy it is to foster children's sense of curiosity through group explorations that promote social connection and positive development. With step-by-step instructions, "Getting to the Heart of Learning' weaves social-emotional learning into activities that support math, science, literacy, and motor skills. Rather than adding in activities throughout the day, these explorations integrate social-emotional learning across… More »
18 months & up. Children can engage in a historic cultural journey while playing with the eight Around the World Dolls. These 5" figures represent four males and four females dressed in traditional clothing from seven various cultures distinctly represented in this set of dolls. These dolls are great for storytelling and will help children introduce diversity to pretend play by exploring a different culture. 8 pieces.
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.
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 »
2 years & up. This set of 24 cards are a fun way to teach kids what to do when they're angry, anxious, or frustrated. Each of the 24 illustrated cards describes how to soothe using a different method: physical, auditory/verbal, visual, creative, self-nurturing, and humor. Other cards are provided and show step-by-step instructions for games and activities to use with the calming cards. Written in both English and Spanish, these cards and the accompanying instruction sheet explain how therapists,… More »
4 months & up. Celebrate diversity and encourage imagination with these huggable fabric dolls. Their soft, friendly faces make them an instant companion to your children. These sleeping dolls promote dramatic play and social emotional development. Use these dolls for an interactive bedtime story to tuck your children in. For an extra activity, have your children come up with their own bedtime stories to tell you! The Kuddle Dolls are easy to clean and machine washable and dryable. Available… More »
Birth & up. Stay warm and cozy with these cute and cuddly Warmies Microwavable Plush Golden Dog & Calico Cat! Simply warm up in the microwave and you will have a warm, huggable friend in no time. Warmies feature a gentle, relaxing lavender scent. Warm time: 60 seconds in a 1000W microwave. Heating instructions are on the sewn-in label and should be followed very carefully. Must only be used under careful adult supervision. Golden Dog & Calico Cat each measure 13" long.
2 years & up. Help children strengthen their expressive and receptive language as they learn to talk about feelings and emotions with these easy-to-hold, double-sided mirrors. One side is a regular mirror and the other side is a "fun mirror" that warps reflections giving an amusing appearance. Each unbreakable, non-glass mirror measures 4"H x 6"L.
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.
18 months & up. Give toddlers the tools they need to become happy nappers, good listeners and more! Six board books feature rhythmic language and delightful illustrations to help little ones learn how to listen, share, clean up and more. Each book contains practical ideas for parents and caregivers.
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.
Birth & up. Stay warm and cozy with this cute and cuddly Warmies Microwavable Plush Chicken! Simply warm up in the microwave and you will have a warm, huggable friend in no time. Warmies feature a gentle, relaxing lavender scent. Warm time: 60 seconds in a 1000W microwave. Heating instructions are on the sewn-in label and should be followed very carefully. Must only be used under careful adult supervision. Chicken measures 13" long.
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.