Birth & up. This elegant Elephant Baby Vibrating Toy and Elephant Rattle with Rubber Teether are made from organically grown cotton and filled with 100% recycled plastic bottle fiber. The adorable little elephant vibrates and also has an attached rubber teether for soothing sore gums. The vibrating elephant toy also features a loop to place on a stroller. An additional piece of the this set is the matching sweet compact teether. Both teethers are made of 100% natural rubber. Elephant vibrator… More »
Birth - 6 years. This web-based assessment solution administers the DECA for Infants, Toddlers, and Preschoolers online in English and Spanish. Completes all scoring and generates immediate access to reports, including individual ratings, rater comparisons, pre-post comparisons, parent letter, and group profiles.
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.
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.
3 months & up. Promote hand-eye coordination and tactile skills development with these wonderful Tactile Blocks. This colorful set of blocks has texture for added sensory play with block play. Encourage children to roll the blocks or stack them up. Use these blocks to teach children about shapes and colors. Have them describe the way the textured blocks feel. Each block is 4" square with each side having a different texture, color, shape, and feel. Washable. Colors may vary.
6 months & up. This set includes four sensory balls which are made of a soft vinyl. The balls come in four colors and two sizes: 8 inches and 4 inches. The bright colors are sure to grab your little one's attention. The textures offer a wonderful tactile experience and eye-hand coordination. These sensory products will enable babies to: explore, discover, visualize, verbalize and so much more. Colors may vary.
This resource offers early childhood professionals research-based strategies to enhance children's social and emotional health, as well as checklists and tips for improving the overall quality of programs.
3 months & up. Introduce your little to the magic of sound with this colorful set of shakers! A simple turn creates a combination of sound and color that will captivate inquisitive minds. Watch and listen as a rainbow of colored beads cascade through the tube recreate the gentle sound of falling rain. Measures approximately 4" in height.
6 months & up. This bright red ball has five smaller balls that fit snugly into the holes around its surface. Each ball has a different texture to provide a unique tactile experience. Play with them together or separate them for multi-child play. Large ball measures 6.5" D. Small balls each measure 2.5" D.
An innovation in watercolors. Use directly from the bottle for intense color, or dilute for wash effect. This WaterColor Magic Assortment contains 6 eight oz. bottles (red, orange, yellow, blue, green, purple).
12 months & up. Build auditory and cognitive development with these adorable wooden animal shakers. Each animal has curves that make it easy for little ones to hold and play. The shakers produce a soft and pleasant sounds and enhances gross motor skills when toddlers shake them. Due to availability, animal shapes may vary. Includes 4 pieces.
12 months & up. This ball set is perfect for alternative sensory play. Bright vivid colors will aid in the development of visual tracking and three alternating textures will provide necessary mental stimulation to reduce stress and anxiety. All six balls included squeak when squeezed, giving multiple sensory alleviation options for children and adults of all ages.
Birth & up. Set of three cloth books featuring elepants, giraffes and farm animal friends. Some pages have crinkling sounds and some pages have rattling sounds, as well as fabric tabs or fabric textures for baby to touch.
10 months & up. Touch, feel, roll, and pull! This colorful silicone ball features fun textures like indented swirls and other mysterious surprises that keep little fingers busy exploring. Find the crease on the outside of the ball and pull to reveal another ball with different textures and colors inside. Keep exploring and pulling to discover three different inner balls, just like a classic matryoshka toy. Ball halves are interconnected with cleverly designed, durable rings. OombeeBall measures… More »
Set it and go! This super simple timer offers unique visual and auditory indicators, including a warning alarm. Operates easily with just 2 dials: total alarm time and warning time. Total alarm time can be set from 5 minutes to 2 hours, in 5-minute increments. Counts down until the colored light glows, and the alarm sounds. Adjust volume or turn off sound for visual timing. Measures 3.25"L x 3.25"W x 4.75"H. Requires 3 AAA batteries, not included.
Birth & up. The Skwish has a bell that rings, sliding beads, and elastic that springs back into shape. Both Skwish and colorful Winkel™ invite children to chew them, roll for fun or explore the twists and turns. Set of 2.
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.
An early childhood classroom should reinforce and enhance young children's sense of belonging and connection to their environment, each other, their families, and their community. This book invites educators and administrators to rethink the traditional classroom, with inspirational examples showing how to weave elements that reflect each center's community into the classroom design. Colorful photos show what teachers can do to encourage a sense of community unique to each classroom. Easy-to-implement… More »