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.
Mirrors are important tools that foster a young child's self-awareness, self-esteem, intellectual curiosity and cognitive development. Safe, shatterproof acrylic mirror encourages a first-mover's coordination and confidence. Constructed in durable birch plywood with smooth edges for safety. Made in USA. GreenGuard Gold certified. Lifetime Warranty. Measures 7 1/4"H x 21 3/4"W x 21 3/4"D. Ships fully assembled.
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 »
2 years & up. This set of 24 wooden tiles represents 12 different emotions that children can learn to identify and recognize. Additional learning takes place when children match the emotions with the emotions on the board.
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.
3 years & up. The hands-on exploratory nature of studies in the classroom taps into children's natural curiosity, resulting in a learning environment that is both fun and intentional. This Social-Emotional Learning Kit offers a wide range of tools and materials to support and encourage rich dialogue about feelings and self. Kit includes: 12 Emotion Stones, Know Your Emotions Book Set (4 Books), Photo Display, and 2 Emotion Mirrors.
Birth & up. Stay warm and cozy with these cute and cuddly plush Warmies®! Simply warm them up in the microwave and you will have a warm, huggable friend in no time. Warmies® feature a gentle, relaxing lavender scent. The hugs are attached via velcro hands. Surface clean only with a damp sponge. 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. Size: 8.5".
3 years & up. My Little House multisensory felt book opens into a three-dimensional playhouse! All four panels have Velcro® at the top and along the sides, allowing children to put the house together all by themselves. My Little House takes kids on a creative adventure and promotes developmental language skills while having fun along the way. The 36 felt pieces included with the house are colorful and vibrant. The layout of the book is unique as well. Every element of the inside design of… More »
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 »
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 - 6 years. My XL World provides playful learning experiences that teach preschool children about the world around them through role-play, fun building activities and idea sharing. This LEGO® learning set also develops children's confidence and essential social skills, such as collaboration, communication and understanding roles and responsibilities. Real-World Role-Play Working in groups of 2-10, children use the colorful collection of 480 LEGO® DUPLO® bricks, figures, wheel bases,… More »
Each chapter describes an issue that infants face every day, making this a perfect resource for all infant providers. There are scenarios that illustrate the challenges and suggest solutions to meet baby's needs while learning about the developmental stages. This hands-on resource is for infants 6 weeks to 18 months old and for your resource library.
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.
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.
2 - 6 years. LEGO® Education People lets preschoolers explore the many different roles and responsibilities that people have within families, communities and cultures. This 44-piece set includes 26 LEGO® DUPLO® figures, ranging from family members, like children, parents and grandparents, to occupations, such as doctor, police officer, chef and teacher. Accessory elements, like a camera, hairbrush, guitar, suitcase and a wheelchair, encourage children to role-play people-based scenarios… More »
Who is ready for an international adventure? The Africa Cultural Carpet transforms a part of your classroom into a colorful, welcoming space with vivid animal motifs and patterns from local fabrics. The bold 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 »
1 - 5 years. See Karen Katz's adorable babies playing and waving in these sturdy board books filled with engaging interactive lift-the-flap pages. All books are written from a child's point of view with distinctive illustrations bringing baby's words to life! Set of 10 board books.
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 »
12 months & up. Cozy up with Bear and his friends as they discover what it feels like when you are sick, scared or meeting new friends. Bears adventures will keep your class wanting to hear the stories again and again.
Seventy-nine interactive activities based on positive messages help children increase their attention spans, reduce hyperactivity, build self esteem, and facilitate language development. The interactions teach children how to be kind and caring using gentle touches. 208 pages.
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 »
4 - 8 years. A beautiful picture book that will help children discover calm through the magic of mindful breathing. Perfect for quiet story time and naptime. With this interactive picture book, children breathe along as they learn how to make angry or sad thoughts disappear. In a world that is sometimes too busy, with too many things going on, this book will help steer children into a serene space of mindfulness, self-awareness, and balance. 32 pages.
Birth & up. These adorable plush dinosaurs are ready to give lots of soft, snuggly hugs. Just spread their arms open wide, give the chest a little squeeze, and watch the arms instantly snap around to give you a hug. Dinosaurs can hug around your wrist, backpack, and so much more. Surface washable. Size: 8". Included: 3 Plush Huggers: T-Rex, Pteranodon, and Triceratops.