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Social & Emotional

Nurture early social and emotional explorations with Kaplan’s range of inclusive social-emotional products designed to help young children understand social interactions, build meaningful connections, and express their emotions in a positive way. Create open and supportive spaces for little learners as they develop social-emotional skills with Kaplan’s selection of therapeutic toys, books, mindfulness materials, blocks, and other social-emotional tools.

 

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Warmies® Microwavable Plush 13" Hamster
Warmies® Microwavable Plush 13" Hamster
Item: 147701
Status: In Stock
$21.95
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. 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: 13".
Walk In My Shoes
Walk In My Shoes
Item: 33592
Status: In Stock
$89.95
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.
Soft Swaddle Babies - Set of 4
Soft Swaddle Babies - Set of 4
Item: 34026
Status: In Stock
$56.95
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.
Promoting Resilience For Now and Forever, 2nd Edition (Set of 20)
Promoting Resilience For Now and Forever, 2nd Edition (Set of 20)
Item: 26173P
Status: In Stock
$32.95
This helpful booklet gives family-friendly information on promoting a child's social and emotional growth at home. Booklet (40 pages) set of 20.
Manimo® Weighted Animals
Manimo® Weighted Animals
Item: 63777P
Status: In Stock
$41.95 - $52.95
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 »
Families Poster Set - Set of 12
Families Poster Set - Set of 12
Item: 63717
Status: In Stock
$18.95
This set features 12 posters showing children and their families. The 11" x 17" images are perfect for children to identify with families like their own and families of others.
Neighborhood Friends - Set of 8
Neighborhood Friends - Set of 8
Item: 30872
Status: In Stock
$20.95
18 months & up. These six friends ready to go on adventures along with the neighborhood's dog and cat! These figures in brightly colored clothing are great for role-playing activities and developing oral language skills. Encourage dramatic play and fine motor functions with this easy to grip set of neighborhood friends. Use these figures in a lesson about the importance of diversity, friendship, and getting along. Each friend measures 2 3/4" tall and twists at the waist.
Social and Emotional Poster Set - Set of 12
Social and Emotional Poster Set - Set of 12
Item: 63718
Status: In Stock
$18.95
This set features 12 posters showing children experiencing a variety of emotions. The 11" x 17" images are perfect for children to identify their own feelings and the feelings of others.
Friends and Family Set - Set of 10
Friends and Family Set - Set of 10
Item: 63573
Status: In Stock
$52.95
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.
Emotion Bears - Set of 4
Emotion Bears - Set of 4
Item: 63517
Status: In Stock
$35.95
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.
All About Me Journals (Set of 10, 8 1/2" x 11")
All About Me Journals (Set of 10, 8 1/2" x 11")
Item: 89829
Status: In Stock
$19.95
Promo Pricing: $16.95
3 years & up. Invite children to tell their story in their own individualized book with these journals for children. The 8 1/2" x 11" journals serve as wonderful self-discovery tools and provide a template for children to create their own self-portrait along with 8 writing prompts for kids to help them draw/write their own story. Set of 10. Great for back to school!
Eggspression
Eggspression
Item: 84121
Status: In Stock
$25.95
2 years & up. Unscramble the confusion of emotions with this innovatively designed figure set! With the Eggspressions Figure and Book Set, children can learn to communicate their feelings effectively. Features six egg figures, each representing a different emotion that kids can use to express their own emotions when they can't find the words. Made with wood sourced from environmentally sustainable forest and durable child-safe paint finish.
Peeka® Developmental Mirror
Peeka® Developmental Mirror
Item: 147601
Status: In Stock
$25.95
Birth & up. The Peeka® developmental mirror features an array of colorful and engaging elements designed to help children explore, learn, and grow. Adjust the multi-position stand for tummy time or held by baby. Babies can grasp the multi-textured handles for tactile stimulation and sensory exploration. Move the multi-texture balls along the top and bottom handles for midline play improving gross and fine motor skills. Little ones can engage in early stages of communication through smiling,… More »
Sensory Worry Stones - Set of 12
Sensory Worry Stones - Set of 12
Item: 34210
Status: In Stock
$31.95
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.
Social Distance Mats - Set of 10
Social Distance Mats - Set of 10
Item: 35027
Status: In Stock
$69.95
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 »
Community Workers 3" Tall - Set of 8
Community Workers 3" Tall - Set of 8
Item: 30824
Status: In Stock
$20.95
Promo Pricing: $17.95
18 months & up. From a friendly firefighter to a caring doctor, this set of eight community workers represents many of the occupations children see throughout their community. These figures are easy to grip and perfect for an interactive lesson about careers. Children will delight as they identify familiar faces from their community, some they may know personally. These Community Workers are the perfect way to have a conversation about children's future occupations all while promoting fine motor… More »
Ethnic Soft Dolls - Set of 4
Ethnic Soft Dolls - Set of 4
Item: 81215
Status: In Stock
$50.95
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.
Community Workers - Set of 8
Community Workers - Set of 8
Item: 63186
Status: In Stock
$50.95
Promo Pricing: $42.95
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 »
When I Grow Up Career Toddler Polyester Dramatic Play Costumes - Set of 6
When I Grow Up Career Toddler Polyester Dramatic Play Costumes - Set of 6
Item: 90212
Status: In Stock
$99.95
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 »
Toddler Multicultural Vests - Set of 5
Toddler Multicultural Vests - Set of 5
Item: 63684
Status: In Stock
$99.95
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.
Around the World Dolls - Set of 8
Around the World Dolls - Set of 8
Item: 63440
Status: In Stock
$50.95
Promo Pricing: $42.95
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.
Festive Multiethnic Costumes
Festive Multiethnic Costumes
Item: 32401P
Status: In Stock
$26.95 - $425.95
3 - 5 years. Encourage independence by allowing children to practice dressing skills in the dramatic play center with these soft and authentic dress-up costumes that feature pullover tunics and hook-and-loop closures. You can enhance the dramatic play experience and celebrate diversity with students by adding books, food, music, and props that share the history of each culture. These machine-washable costumes are 100% polyester, with the exception of the Indian and Russian costumes, which are 10% cotton/90% polyester.
My 1st Baby Doll 12" Soft Body Pretend Play Sensory Doll
My 1st Baby Doll 12" Soft Body Pretend Play Sensory Doll
Item: 90276P
Status: In Stock
$18.95 - $71.95
Birth & up. Cuddly and baby-safe, these 12"soft-body dolls help develop pretend play, motor skills, and hand-eye coordination while encouraging early explorations of sight, sound, and touch. Featuring a star-shaped rattle in one hand and engaging sensor-inspired materials in the other, these dolls bring diversity to dramatic play, creating rich and inclusive play experiences for all young children. Surface washable. Available individually or in a set of 4.
Homes Around the World Wooden Blocks - Set of 15
Homes Around the World Wooden Blocks - Set of 15
Item: 32327
Status: In Stock
$52.95
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.