Use this pack of self-assessment bands to help children communicate their understanding of a topic or feelings directly, visually, and confidentially to the teacher. Made out of dual layered silicone, with debossed lettering on both sides. Measures 7" x 0.5".
2 years & up. Lace, wrap and twist realistic or abstract animal patterns on large, animal-shaped wooden boards. Simple, screened faces encourage dramatic play without distracting from the colorful lace creations. Includes set of 10 double-sided, matte pattern cards for suggested designs. Five laces feature a wooden tip to support fine-motor skill development. Giraffe measures 7"W x 12"D x 10"H.
3 years & up. Introduce an exciting and engaging activity to your classroom with this bright colored Lacing & Tracing Jumbo Set for Stringing and Fine Motor Activities. This set of lacing activities promotes dexterity, hand-eye coordination, problem solving, and sequencing. Encourage your children to identify the animal and the color of the string as they lace these durable chipboard pieces. With tipped laces, no needles are needed. Includes 16 laces and 16 shapes. Measures approximately 6"L.
4 years & up. Perfect for those working with children who have sensory processing disorder (SPD), this set has everything you need to understand and support children with SPD as well as build a sensory-friendly environment for all children. The set features "Wired Differently: A Teacher's Guide to Understanding Sensory Processing Challenges," a 2.5 pound weighted lapdog, three textured fidgets, four liquid visual timers, flexible wiggle seats, mindfulness activity cards, and more!… More »
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! All pieces can be washed with soap and water. Includes 7 colorful pieces. Item styles and color may vary.
The DECA-P2 Record Forms are strength-based, nationally standardized, reliable, valid, and easy-to-use! These sets includes 40 assessment forms and a pad of 40 individual child profile forms. Sets available in English or Spanish.
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.
3 years & up. Step on and watch it move! Create a colorful floor space with this bright, futuristic Liquid Tile Mat. Made from super durable, leakage-proof material and filled with non-toxic, cosmetic liquid. Features an anti-slip back side and easily wipes clean. No weight limit. Mat measures 19.5" x 19.5". Please note: mats need to be placed on an even surface and handled with care, may break if dropped. Do not adhere mat to the floor.
2 years & up. Children can create dough objects to put on the dough mats! Each mat has a letter and corresponding object for children to make and place on the mat. These mats are a wonderful and engaging way to incorporate literacy and fine motor skills. Activity card(s) included Gently wipe clean with a damp cloth, air dry. Measures 8.5" x 11". Set of 26.
3 years & up.This paint has a heavy-bodied, vivid consistency that's ideal for learning finger painting techniques or experimenting with color and texture. Painting develops creativity, arts and crafts, fine motor skills, imagination, and hand-eye coordination. Encourage your children to mix paint to find new colors! Non-toxic. Available individually, in a set of six, or a set of 6.
E-DECA is the web-based application in which all Devereux Early Childhood Assessments can be entered online by both teachers and parents. The e-DECA completes all scoring, generates reports, suggests research-based strategies for both school and home settings, and stores your data in a secure database. Select to receive research-based strategies that support the Conscious Discipline methodology OR that align with the Head Start Learning Outcomes Framework. Features: score record forms quickly and… More »
This strategy guide for early childhood professionals includes hundreds of research-based strategies and tips to strengthen young children's initiative, self-regulation, and attachment/relationships. The strategies incorporate developmentally appropriate teaching practices in five areas related to social and emotional health: Daily Routines; Environment; Caring Connections; Activities and Experiences; Partnerships between Teachers and Families. It takes readers through a simple five-step approach… More »
3 years & up. Children can create dough eggs to put in the birds nest! Each dough mat has a numeral and corresponding counting dots so children know how many dough eggs to make and place in the nest. These mats are a wonderful and engaging way to incorporate math and fine motor skills. Activity card(s) included Gently wipe clean with a damp cloth, air dry. Measures 8.5" x 11". Set of 9.
3 years & up. Develop skills in sequencing, memory, observation, and logic with 12 sets of four-step sequence stories. Includes 48 thick and durable real-image picture cards, activity card, and storage box. Pocket chart sold separately.
Playful seating option that fits in every area of the classroom! The Jellyfish blends movement with modern design to create a comfortable yet active sitting experience. Design and movement have been combined to create classroom seating for children whose sensory systems are still developing. The adult Jellyfish comes in Red and measures 20"H, with a weight limit of 485 lbs. The Jellyfish Jr. comes in Blue and measures 15"H, with a weight limit of 198 lbs.
This guide provides research-based, simple, easy to use social and emotional strategies for the home and child care setting. Included are reproducible forms and checklists to help programs reflect on overall social and emotional quality of early care and education settings.
4 years & up. Learning the alphabet and how to write are just some the most important skills children are taught, so why not make it fun! This fun and interactive kit assists in the fostering of fine motor skills necessary for writing and provides children with plenty of practice tools. The composition notebook features wide ruled sheets perfect for small hands practicing dexterity. Colorful individual cards teach letter formation, and a letter puzzle game helps in letter and sound recognition.… More »
3 years & up. Bring science into the classroom. This set of 12 Agate slices will delight the little explorer in any child. Transparent quality of each slice allows children to see the layers caused by formations. Color and texture variations can open discussions about likes and differences. The possibilities are endless! Each slice measures approximately 1.5" wide.
The Devereux Early Childhood Assessment (DECA) Preschool Program, 2nd Edition, is a strength-based assessment and planning system designed to promote resilience in children ages 3 through 5. The kit includes the nationally standardized, strength-based assessment (DECA-P2), along with strategy guides for early childhood educators and families. The DECA-P2 Preschool Program kit includes: DECA-P2 Record Forms (set of 40); DECA-P2 User?s Guide and Technical Manual; Promoting Resilience in Preschoolers:… More »
3 years and up. Wikki Stix® Learning Toys are the original - trusted by parents, schools, and teachers everywhere. Wikki Stix® are more than a craft toy and more than a learning toy, they're a fun interactive teaching tool! Soft and pliable, Wikki Stix® are easy to use and do not contain gluten, latex, nor any nuts or nut by-products. They are made of non-toxic wax, like that found in bubble gum and lipstick, along with basic hand-knitting yarn. Kit includes 192 colorful 8" Wikki… More »
3 years & up. Geology gets exciting when you break open these geodes and find crystal treasures. These large size geodes break open easily. They will amaze and delight your little scientist. Hollow in the center due to crystal formations, each one contains clues about the mystery of the formation of our earth. This hands-on earth science experiment is sure to please. Each piece measures approximately 1 - 1.5" diameter. Includes 10 geodes.