3 years & up. Bring mindfulness into your environment and enjoy the benefits the practice brings with the Mindfulness Mat and accompanying guide and activity cards. Mindfulness helps increase our ability to regulate emotions, decrease stress, anxiety and depression and can help us focus our attention, as well as, help us center our thoughts and feelings in an intentional way. Measure 60"L x 60"W.
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 »
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 »
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.
All ages. Stretch your way to a fun and healthy lifestyle with each of the fifty yoga poses in this colorful deck. These cards include forward bends, back bends, partner poses, and balance poses. Includes 50 cards and a leaflet. Cards measure 4.96" x 6.97".
Engage young learners while keeping them safe using these colorful Social Distancing Mats! Easy to incorporate into classroom layouts, these mats help introduce and reinforce the idea of social distancing in a way that is accessible and non-threatening to children. The calming mandala-inspired design of each circular mat helps create a safe space for each student as they physically distance during group activities like story time, classroom games, and circle time. These mats are the perfect tools… More »
3 years & up. Kaplan's Emotion Sorting Boxes help children identify and sort through their feelings. The set includes 20 scenario tiles and 4 emotion boxes with 4 different expressions. Children will choose a tile, identify what is happening in the picture and how they would feel if they experienced that scenario, and then place their tile in the box that best represents that emotion. Makes a fantastic children's emotional health activity!
This CD set includes 25 tracks meant to promote and guide mindfulness practices. Includes creative mindfulness games, visualizations and exercises to help children feel grounded, find calm, improve focus, practice kindness and relax.
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.
Encourage children to identify their feelings and understand the relationship between their actions and other's responses with the My Feelings Carpet. Children will be able to relate to each of the ten emotions (happy, embarrassed, surprised, worried, angry, proud, shy, confused, scared, and sad). Measures 4' x 6'.
4 - 7 years. Explore the look and tone of emotions as kids match narrative statements to photographs of children's faces showing different expressions. To play, students listen to the sounds on the CD and place tokens on the images of their game cards that match what they hear. Each game set includes 12 game cards (5 1/2" x 8 1/2" each) with 8 photos per card, 120 game tokens, an audio CD, and directions in English, Spanish, and French. It also supports NCTM and NAEYC standards.
Popular children's music artist and yoga expert Bari Koral is a pioneer in the area of yoga for children. You can lead children on beloved adventures using the yoga, music, and movement activities featured in this Bari Koral yoga set! The set includes 4 CDs, 2 full-color activity books, and a yoga pose poster.
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 »
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.
3 years & up. Give the children in your classroom an opportunity to identify their personal feelings with 50 common life scenarios. Children may not always feel the same way as their peers in specific situations and life events. This set gives them the self-discovery tools needed to evaluate how they feel and to understand that others may not feel the same way. Includes a set of emotions tiles for 10 children (depicting 6 emotions each), instruction cards, and 50 scenario cards.
4 years & up. Discover and explore emotions in art! Each ethnically diverse boy & girl represents a basic emotion. Trace the stencils to create over 30 different combinations! Includes 6 stencils measuring approximately 8 x 8" and idea guide.
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 »
3 years & up. Model and practice empathy with the Walk In My Shoes Mat and Activity Guide to help children learn to be more empathic and appreciate how different people express their feelings. Provide children the emotional tools they need as you demonstrate and practice appropriate responses about feelings and emotions. Mat measures 60"L x 40"W and rolls easily for storage.