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.
Practice yoga and mindfulness to address stress and anxiety, and promote social and emotional learning, physical and emotional health and well-being. High performance, easy care, premium child yoga mat contains no pththalates or heavy metals. These mats will provide a stable, slip-resistant surface for a child's yoga practice. Measures 24" x 60" and is 0.125" thick. Available in three different colors.
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.
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!
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.
3 years & up. Children will be able to express their feelings and emotions by using the How Do I Feel Journal. Each journal contains 16 pages with alternating writing prompts on each page and a large area to draw. These journals are great for children who are learning to tell their story through pictures, are beginning writers or have been writing for a while. Set of 10. Each journal measures 8.5" x 11".
5 years & up. Get to know all about you, from the inside out! This robust kit includes components for studying basic anatomy, making self or family portraits and writing and decorating stories or journal entries about all your important activities! It comes complete with accessories for decorating your art with clothing, hair and even flair! Includes: 3 Big! Huge! Paper Kids, 3 Stand Up Self Portraits, 3 All About Me Books, 1 See Through Me fold-out Transparency, 3 Paper Doll Chains, 180 Hair… More »
3 years &up. Families, children and teachers will enjoy this Mindfulness Learning Kit as children learn to regulate their emotions, techniques to relax and how to keep their mind and body healthy. Activity card(s) included
3 years & up. This Fidget Fun Kit features items that help keep children involved in class, help them calm down in a quiet center, or just for having fun! Includes 7 colorful pieces. Item styles and color may vary.
3 years & up. Educate your children on the importance of empathy and compassion with this Understanding Feelings Learning Kit. This kit promotes social and emotional learning, literacy, and collaborative learning. This engaging take-home kit invites families to join together in understanding and identifying emotions. The kit includes a book, learning materials, and an activity card(s).