“Maya Makes a Friend” is an illustrated book where a young girl has an afternoon at the park learning lessons of friendship, inclusion, and accepting others who are different than herself. This book teaches kids of all abilities about others and provides a platform for conversation with caregivers about being kind and respectful to everyone. “Maya Makes a Friend” stems from a collection of books that written specifically about disabilities that can be personalized for each individual.
The CLAW is a tool that can be used to teach kids the tripod grasp, also known as, the pencil grip. This grip is necessary for everyday skills like properly holding pens, pencils and other writing utensils. The CLAW design consists of cups that determine finger position so that kids have a guide for perfect practice. The cups allow kids to properly position their fingers in the tripod grasp while the pencil, pen or other writing utensil is fitted into the sling in the middle of the CLAW to hold it all in place. The CLAW comes in 3 sizes to fit a variety of finger sizes.
Each of the Happy Heart Kid Activity Kits focus on a different social/emotional skill—empathy, generosity, grit and manners. The kits are packed full of activities, games and arts and crafts to help kids develop skills to explore and understand their character and the character of others.
A matching game that pairs together fun and education! Miniland Educational has developed a new “Learning Values” edition to the Pair Game. With 12 different activity cards that range from “friends of the world” to “traffic safety,” it is a new game each time kids play. Pair Game: Learning Values goes beyond a simple memory and matching game, introducing kids to a variety of social and emotional concepts such as race, anatomy and good behavior.
A new spin on the traditional “piggy” bank splits the Money Savvy Generation banks into four different sections: save, spend, donate and invest. The banks allow kids to begin their personal finance education at a young age by learning the different and important roles of money. Each bank comes with a guide for expanded financial education.
The Sip & Spin straw cup has a colorful wheel in a variety of themes that spins as liquid flows through the straw. The Sip & Spin is a cup made for children that makes hydration fun and easy. The cup features a no valve design (recommended by the American Dental Association) to help kids transition from bottles to adult cups by reinforcing sipping versus sucking. Clean up is as easy as running the dishwasher!
Bears for Humanity™ produces teddy bears with 100% Certified Organic Cotton/Hemp fibers. With an unparalleled hand-feel and articulating limbs, these bears are infinitely snuggly and inspires kids’ imagination at a tea or dance party. The naturally anti-bacterial organic fabric gives caregivers peace of mind for hygienic play and sharing with others.
Food pouches are a convenient solution at snack time as little ones learn to feed themselves, but a baby squeezing a food pouch can be a messy affair. EasyPouch© is a hard case that covers food pouches and helps kids feed themselves independently while giving parents peace of mind. Using child resistant latches, EasyPouch© is easy for adults to use, but tough for kids to open and create a mess. EasyPouch© works with food pouches both large and small, and is compatible with the Infantino Fresh Squeezed food pouch system and the PouchPop Topper.
Developed by a mother/schoolteacher, Easy Daysies® is a magnetic “to-do” schedule helping kids with every day schedules. Easy Daysies® promotes cooperation, responsibility and independence. With add-on packs to the Easy Daysies® Starter Kit like Chores & Special Times, Get Dressed & Bathroom Routine and Family & Extracurricular Activities, these supplemental sets provide busy family’s with plenty of options to customize their routines and allow more visual transitions for each child’s busy schedule.
Scheduling that just sticks! Developed by a mother/schoolteacher, Easy Daysies® is a magnetic “to-do” schedule helping kids with every day schedules such as morning and bedtime routines, bathroom practices and afterschool agendas. Easy Daysies® promotes cooperation, responsibility and independence. Kits include a 2-sided Fold & Go Board (Apple Tree design on one side, Daisy on the other), plus 18 colored, durable magnets that can be used on the fridge, kitchen door, or pocket chart (or the Easy Daysies® Fold & Go).