3 years & up. Help children build social and emotional intelligence through shared reading and engaging texts that prompt discussions about real-world experiences. Spark your child's imagination and stimulate curiosity while developing social and communication skills. In this "I'm In Control of Myself Book Set," simple words and full-color illustrations teach important concepts in ways even very young children can understand. A full-color poster is included. Set of 6 paperback books.
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 activity card(s).
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. Introduce more wonderful books into your reading center with this Babies Like You Book Set to Engage Emerging Readers. The beautiful, touching images in the books showcase relationships between animals and people. The theme of the set is how similarly we develop and how much we need each other. This book set promotes early literacy and vocabulary. Have your children talk about their favorite animal companion or their friends.
3 years & up. Worry no more! These tactile stones have been designed to soothe, calm and help children focus. A range of textures, shapes, and natural colors stimulates many senses of users. Stones are made out of stone and are durable enough to weather the outdoors. The set includes 12 stones: two each of six designs measuring between 2"-3"each.
3 years & up. Encourage role play and add realism to doll house activities. This multi-generational Hispanic family of 8 is made of solid vinyl, with realistic detailing. Each figure is free standing, with the tallest measuring 5"H.
Because their vocabularies haven't yet caught up with their thoughts and emotions, young children often struggle to communicate. Sign language can help them express themselves effectively to adults and peers--without the emotional outbursts caused by frustration! This book features the latest research to equip educators and caregivers with the tools and resources to teach young learners how to effectively communicate. Paperback. 208 pages.
Grades 1 - 5. Addressing morals, manners, empathy, friendship, showing and managing emotions, these games encourage discussion among children about proper social behavior as they strive to find the best solution to problems. These games cover socially challenging situations and together the group decides upon the best action. This encourages all players to communicate, listen and participate in the game. Set contains six game boards, 24 counters, one die, and one spinner.
3 months & up. This book set captures moments and moods of a baby's day with captivating photographs and rhyming words that babies and toddlers alike will enjoy. Watch them move, reach, play, eat, cuddle and rest. As each book is read, babies and toddlers will build on the concepts of love, safety, and confidence. Each book includes tips for caregivers and parents. Set of 6 board books.
12 months & up. Help your children learn their necessary manners with this set of exciting First Manners Board Books for Practicing Nice Phrases. These endearing characters use their manners in fun, cheerful books that help guide a child's first steps in learning the important phrases. This set includes Penguin Says Please, Bear Says Thank You, Hippo Says Excuse Me, Mouse Says Sorry. Encourage your children to incorporate more manners into their daily lives.
3 years & up. This beautifully crafted set of tactile stones is engraved with faces showing 12 common emotions. Children learn about feelings by watching others. Using these emotion stones give children an activity to promote emotional development. These stones include happiness, fear, sadness, surprise, anger, confused, shyness, and more. These stones are durable in sand and water, indoors and out, providing opportunities to explore emotions across different environments. Set of 12 stones measure 2.25" wide each.
3 years & up. Help children build social and emotional intelligence with this wonderful set of I Get Along With Others Paperback Books for Practicing Social Skills. These books are great for shared reading and the engaging texts that prompt discussions about real-world experiences. Encourage your children to discuss situations from the books that they're familiar with. A full-color poster is included. Set of 6 paperback books.
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. Help children build social and emotional intelligence with these wonderful I Believe in Myself Book Set for Developing Confidence and Resilience. These books are great for shared reading and the engaging texts that prompt discussions about real-world experiences. Encourage children to discuss what helps them feel confident or hopeful. A full-color poster is included. Set of 6 paperback books.
12 months & up. This empowering book series celebrates toddlers and the world around them. Each story is a confidence-booster and encourages children to master various skills and celebrate the joy of learning new things. Set of 4 board books.
4 years & up. Match and learn with this fun twist on classic domino games! Children will strengthen literacy and math skills and will also learn to identify different emotions with this set of dominoes. Perfect for classroom activities or for family engagement. Set includes 3 game tins: Emotions Dominoes Game, Rhyming Words Dominoes, and Ten Frame Dominoes Game. Each game tin includes 28 dominoes.
12 months & up. Start a conversation about the importance of kindness with this Toddler Kindness Book Set to Engage Emerging Readers. The theme of these books shows young children it's never too early to talk about kindness. This set promotes literacy, early vocabulary, alphabet practice, counting practice, and collaborative learning. Encourage your children to find ways to be kind every day.
2 years & up. As children begin to develop a sense of self they also develop an awareness of themselves among their peers. These books help young children identify and understand feelings, sense of belonging, why it's good to share, and the importance of play. This book set helps positively grow their sense of self with others.
3 years & up. Make puzzles more exciting with this Friendly Bear Family Dress-Up Self Correcting Puzzle with Storage Box. Children will be delighted as they mix and match different outfits and emotions for the friendly bear family. This wooden puzzle promotes problem solving, fine motor skills, color recognition, and social emotional learning. Use this puzzle for a fun, interactive story time. This wooden set contains 45 mix-and-match pieces to dress the bear family. The pieces come in a wooden… More »
Grades 1 & up. Encourage children to exchange negative behavior for positive choices in the Bullies, Victims, and Bystanders Board Game. As they take on the roles of bullies, victims, and bystanders in this board game children will learn empathy, skills to overcome and prevent bullying, and communication skills. This game offers a lighthearted way to start a tough discussion on the effects of bullying and the importance of treating peers with kindness. Use this board game in small groups or… More »
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 »
Infants and toddlers need caring adults to help them learn emotional competence-how to understand, express, and manage emotions. By supporting their development in the early years, educators can create a strong foundation that will give young children important life skills and resilience. Paperback. 152 pages.
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 »
4 years & up. This story and cd set celebrates kindness, and it's importance, in all its many forms. The story "Finding Kindness" demonstrates acts of kindness and is a powerful story of community, compassion, and generosity. The CD, "It Takes A Little Kindness," brings yoga and mindfulness to the kindness message. Book is hardback and 32 pages.