The prevalence of ASD is growing tremendously in early childhood classrooms. This book showcases the diverse capabilities of students with ASD and prepares early childhood educators to work effectively with students ages 3-5 with pervasive developmental disorders. Descriptive examples and interactive activities guide teachers to understand how these disorders affect student progress and how educators can tap into student potential. Each chapter offers several strategies to address specific academic,… More »
Birth & up. These uniquely created sound balls are based on accepted research of how babies develop within the first two years of life. Each colorful ball will delight baby with different textures and chiming, jingling, and crinkling sounds. Each ball is also decorated in different patterns and colors. Includes 3 balls and re-usable vinyl carry case.
2 years & up. Bring prehistoric critters to life with this Dinosaur Rubbing Plates art set. Just place paper over each plate and run crayons or pencils over it to reveal a variety of different dinosaurs and designs. Plate size: 8.5" x 11". Included: 6 Dinosaur Rubbing Plates: Triceratops, Brontosaurus, T-Rex, Plesiosaur, Pterodactyl and Stegosaurus, and a Guide.
"Teaching Young Children With Autism Spectrum Disorder" is a straightforward, easy-to-understand guide to working with children who have autism. It explains the major characteristics associated with autism and helps teachers understand the ways children with autism relate to the world. Each chapter offers specific strategies for teachers to use, including setting up a proactive preschool environment, helping children learn life skills, managing behavior, helping children with autism communicate,… More »
This book explores the science and rationale behind self-amplification and how it can boost learning. The sound of learning is how we use sound to connect spoken language and written text. The book includes practical applications of the self-amplification tool, WhisperPhone®, in the classroom and home.
1 year & up. Just breathe! Temper tantrums and meltdowns are no laughing matter. Many young children act out because they do not know how to express themselves or handle their strong emotions and it causes misery all around. This constructive book is packed full of beautiful illustrations and rhythmic text that will help encourage children to work through their strong emotions in a calm and controlled way. They need to know that they can access a quiet, safe space to cry, ask for hugs, and… More »
3 months & up. These teethers have a textured surfaced to help soothe baby as its first teeth begin to break through. For safe teething, the silicone on the teethers are hypoallergenic and non-porous. BPA and PVC free. EVA soother is filled with sterilized water. Includes one blue and one green teether.
Birth & up. Bring the stars to you with this exciting Constellation Ball. This ball promotes gross motor functions, exploration, and sensory play. Watch as children delight at the thousands of colorful plastic beads press against the clear textured surface of the ball. Encourage children to roll the ball back and forth between each other. Use this ball in an interactive lesson about constellations. Ships deflated and includes inflation needle. Measures approximately 12" in diameter.
6 months & up. Help develop your baby's tactile senses with this set of 6 easy-to-grab balls with 6 different textures and sizes. The bright colors and interesting textures will captivate your baby's attention. BPA free. Colors may vary.
2 years & up. Get ready for bedtime with Llama Llama! The Llama Llama Large Plush makes a great companion for little ones and ideal for comforting hugs and snuggles. In the book, Llama Llama is ready for bedtime in his red pajamas and gets tucked in by his mama. She goes downstairs and she doesn't come back right away so Baby Llama begins to worry and fret until she returns. This story of Llama Llama relates to children and the need for their mother's comfort. Hardcover book includes 40 pages.… More »
6 months & up. These soft and squeezable shapes with knobby surfaces provide a sensory experience as children discover texture, shapes and colors. Stimulate minds and hands with the nobs present on each side of the shapes. Shapes include a heart, cone, hexagon, diamond, cube, and sphere. Set includes 6 shapes. Set is surface washable.