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.
Newborn & up. Younger children practice caring and nurturing skills snuggling, cuddling and hugging these super-soft babies. Hook-and-loop closures make it easy for colorful pocket swaddle blankets to be matched and mixed. Set of 4 plush dolls in swaddles, each doll measures approximately 11 1/2"L.
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.
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. Easy-to-clean and versatile, these… More »
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 boys and two girl dolls. Spot clean only.
18 months & up. This set of familiar workers represents several current occupations that children might observe throughout their community. These brightly colored and easy to grip figures are perfect for an interactive lesson about making career choices. For discussion after the lesson, have children talk about someone they know in one of these roles. With diversity and non-traditional roles being represented throughout this set, children will know they can achieve any career they set out for.… More »
18 - 36 months. 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 »
18 months & up. This set of five multicultural vests offers a collection of patterns and materials from around the world. Around the age of two, children begin to notice differences such as gender and hair color. This is an opportune time to share examples of diversity in an effort to teach children to respect, accept, and celebrate diversity. Acceptance of these differences helps children realize we are all humans despite what we wear, how we talk, and our physical traits.
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.
12 months & up. Add international houses to your block play center with this exciting set. From huts to high rises, this wooden set of family dwellings includes a variety of homes from all over the world. These brightly colored homes are great for encouraging block play while teaching children the unique way people live. Use these in a lesson about diversity and teach children about the regions these homes can be found. The tallest building measures 5" high. Set of 15.
18 - 36 months. What do you want to be when you grow up? Children will pretend to be a doctor, construction worker, chef, police officer, mail carrier, or firefighter while wearing these detailed dress-up shirts. Each of the shirts have colorful, printed designs representing an occupation children see in their community. Hook-and-loop closures allow children to practice dressing and undressing, encouraging independence. Promote an understanding of different careers in the classroom by encouraging… 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 1/4" to 3" high.
18 months & up. Set of 5 mirrors in wood color EVA foam frames can be used for science and for social-emotional exploration and discovery. Set includes flat, convex and concave square mirrors in 1"-1 1/2" frames. Smaller squares are approximately 5 3/4"; triangle is approximately 7 1/2", and larger square is approximately 9".
2 years & up. This unique series, with vivid images of children's everyday lives, supports affirming messages that build healthy confidence and let children know that they are valued. The artwork depicts children and adults of all ages, abilities, and ethnic backgrounds, making this set a perfect addition to any classroom library.
Birth & up. Roll or toss these colorful Photo Cubes to children and see if they can recognize their friends and family. These wonderful cubes promote gross motor functions and facial recognition. Simply slip photos of familiar faces into the clear sleeves, and have children identify the people in the photo. For an extra activity, put print outs of shapes, animals, or numbers in the sleeves and have children identify those objects. Each cube holds up to 6 photos that measure 3 1/2" x 5".… More »
2 years & up. Real photos of adorable children in fun poses make up this set of 4 puzzles. Designed for toddlers, the chunky puzzle pieces and images underneath each piece will help increase visual perception and build fine motor skills. Each 3 piece puzzle measures 9" x 12".
2 years & up. This board book series explains how words can hurt someone's feelings, hitting friends is not nice, and biting hurts. Each book has simple words and pictures illustrating ways to cope with frustration, anger, or sadness.
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.
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 »
3 years & up. Full color, photographic images help children to identify and label their emotions. Being able to identify their different emotions allows your child to develop an emotional vocabulary so they can talk about their feelings. These puzzles are a great way discuss feelings and helps kids learn how to recognize other people's feelings through facial expressions.
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.
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.
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 »