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  • LILLABO 12-piece train set $9.99

    Can be used with most other railway systems on the market. Develops fine motor skills and logical thinking

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  • Design Builders - Class Set $39.99

    Children snap together straight lines & curvy shapes in 5 styles and 4 bright colors—creating fun, free-form designs & even letter shapes! Designed to boost eye/hand coordination, our set includes 300 plastic pieces—all in a stackable plastic storage box.

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  • Wooden Food Slicing SetFirst cutting food activity from Melissa $21.95

    Children love hearing the realistic “crunch” as they “slice” apart the Velcro® that holds the pieces of food together--a fun way to prepare for learning to use a real knife. Children want to repeat this activity over and over!

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  • DUKTIGPlate/bowl $9.99  / 12 pack

    Mini dinner plates for play. Made of tough stoneware. Encourages role play which helps children to develop social skills by imitating grown-ups and inventing their own roles.

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  • Plush Happy Kids Hand Puppets Set-8 pc- Multi-Ethnic Collection

    $31.90 for 8 puppets Hand puppets help children develop some important learning skills. Hand Puppet play is imaginative and open-ended. Many children communicate easily with puppets, giving them confidence to express their ideas and feelings.

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  • FUNDERA Building Blocks $9.99

    Develops fine motor skills and logical thinking.

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  • DUKTIG 14-piece vegetables set

    Encourages role play which helps children to develop social skills by imitating grown-ups and inventing their own roles

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  • DUKTIG 9-piece fruit basket set

    Encourages role play which helps children to develop social skills by imitating grown-ups and inventing their own roles.

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  • DUKTIG 10-piece coffee/tea set, multicolor

    Encourages role play which helps children to develop social skills by imitating grown-ups and inventing their own roles

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  • Hardwood Community Vehicles - Set of 10 $29.99

    Made of solid hardwood, our vehicles are built to stand up to years of hard-driving block play! Detailed vehicles have easy-rolling wheels, with wooden axles drilled through the vehicles for extra durability. Set of 10 vehicles in 10 designs, including a

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  • DUKTIG Mini-Kitchen $79.99

    Encourages role play which helps children to develop social skills by imitating grown-ups and inventing their own roles.

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  • Magna-Tiles - Master Set $129.99

    Our translucent magnetic tiles give children a fun way to explore geometry concepts…as they build! The plastic tiles have magnets built right in, so they stick together from every side—as kids explore symmetry, area & perimeter, angles and more.

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  • Angeles® NaturalWood™ Collection 13" Chair & Chair Cart

    Please see Nada or Tamika if you would like to purchase! Yay!

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  • FÖRSIKTIG Children's stool, white, green $4.99

    Anti-slip cover on top reduces the risk of slipping. Anti-slip material on the underside makes the stool stand steady.

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  • Carved Wooden Animals from KenyaAfrican folk carvings for young children $12.95

    Young children find smooth wooden objects like these a pleasure to hold and manipulate. Give their small hands six pairs of recognizable animals carved and painted by wood workers in Wamunyu, Kenya, a town known throughout Africa for fine wood work! Child

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  • Classic Dinosaur Collection $39.99

    Children come face-to-face with their favorite prehistoric creatures—right in the classroom! Our collection features 8 popular species children will love—from a baby stegosaurus to a giant tyrannosaurus!

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  • DUKTIG 4-piece cookware set, stainless steel color

    Mini cookware for play. Made of durable material and stainless steel.

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  • DUKTIG5-piece kitchen utensil set, multicolor $3.99

    Mini kitchen utensils for play, made of stainless steel and other durable materials.

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  • Chalk Lapboard - Set of 10 $32.50

    Kid-sized lapboard provides a versatile writing and drawing surface that’s sturdy enough to use anywhere. Made of smooth, tempered, 1/4"-thick masonite, the chalkboard erases easily and cleanly.

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  • Lakeshore Community Garages - Set of 8$49.99

    urn any block play space into a bustling community…with our realistic, super-sturdy garages! Each one is perfectly scaled to our vehicles—with drive-through openings on both ends, so kids can zip in and out of the post office, roll into the auto shop for

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  • LÄTTChildren's table and 2 chairs, white, pine$19.99

    Dramatic Play table

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  • LILLABO3-piece train set $3.99

    The magnets make the cars easy to join. Can be used with most other railway systems on the market.

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  • DUKTIG 7-piece baking set $9.99

    Encourages role play which helps children to develop social skills by imitating grown-ups and inventing their own roles

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  • LILLABO 20-piece basic train set, multicolor $9.99

    Possible to make different formations and has a total track length of 9' 10"

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  • Store & Play Hardwood Block Center $199.50

    As your child’s imagination grows, so does the play value of our hardwood blocks and storage center! Solid wood center comes with 100 blocks, all perfectly related in size for easy building...and has 5 roomy shelves to keep blocks neat and accessible.

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  • Community Playthings High Half Round MultiTable[A924] A910 $213

    Need 2

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  • Community Playthings Table High 30" x 44" MultiTable[A952] $262.00

    Need 3

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  • The Board Dudes 17015BDUA-1 Combo Magnetic Dry Erase and Bulletin Board, 24 x 36 Inches, White/Cork,

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  • AGENChildren's armchair, rattan $19.99

    tackable. Saves space when not in use.

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  • Zero

    Zero is a big round number. When she looks at herself, she just sees a hole right in her center. Every day she watches the other numbers line up to count: "1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 . . . !" "Those numbers have value. That's why they count," she thinks. But how

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  • Beautiful Oops!

    A life lesson that all parents want their children to learn: It’s OK to make a mistake. In fact, hooray for mistakes! A mistake is an adventure in creativity, a portal of discovery. A spill doesn’t ruin a drawing—not when it becomes the shape of a goofy a

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  • The Dot

    Art class is over, but Vashti is sitting glued to her chair in front of a blank piece of paper. The words of her teacher are a gentle invitation to express herself. But Vashti can’t draw - she’s no artist. To prove her point, Vashti jabs at a blank sheet

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  • iPad mini with Retina Display

    We will use this to document, take photos, create books, and develop individual children portfolios to store children's work over time. We would prefer two so that teachers can use one and children can use one (Technology in the classroom)

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  • Goodnight Moon

    In a great green room, tucked away in bed, is a little bunny. "Goodnight room, goodnight moon." And to all the familiar things in the softly lit room -- to the picture of the three little bears sitting on chairs, to the clocks and his socks, to themittens

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  • One Love

    Adapted from one of Bob Marley's most beloved songs, One Love brings the joyful spirit and unforgettable lyrics of his music to life for a new generation. Readers will delight in dancing to the beat and feeling the positive groove of change when one girl

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  • Dinosaur Roar

    Dinosaurs of every size, color, shape, and personality introduce small children to the concept of opposites, in a brightly illustrated, rhyming concept book. BOMC Main.

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  • Portable hand washing sink $1342

    Encourages children to develop healthy habits, reduces spread of germs.

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  • How Do Dinosaurs Learn Their Colors?

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  • Discovering Nature's Alphabet

    If you stand in just the right place, at just the right time, you are going to see some pretty amazing things. Like the three tall branches leaning against one another, creating the letter A. Or the spines of a cactus forming the letter F. And it looks li

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  • My People Hardcover

    Langston Hughes's spare yet eloquent tribue to his people has been cherished for generations. Now, acclaimed photographer Charles R. Smith Jr. interprets this beloved poem in vivid sepia photographs that capture the glory, the beauty, and the soul of bein

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  • My Five Senses (Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science 1) Paperback

    Through your five senses! Each sound and taste, each smell, sight, and touch helps you to discover something new. So find out more about your senses-what they are and what you can learn through them about the exciting world.The world awaits!

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  • Whoever You Are Hardcover

    Every day all over the world, children are laughing and crying, playing and learning, eating and sleeping. They may not look the same. They may not speak the same language. Their lives may be quite different. But inside, they are all alike. Stirring words

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  • Fiesta!

    Open this book to find out and to count with them—in English and in Spanish. It's easy!

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  • Busy Fingers

    What can busy fingers do? Lots of things–reach, paint, squish, wash, and more! Simple rhyming text and warm, colorful pastel illustrations combine to celebrate the many ways toddlers can use their busy little fingers.

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  • To Be a Kid

    In a truly multicultural book, brilliant photographs contributed by Peace Corps volunteers and award-winning photographers illustrate a spirited look at the joys and activities shared by children in forty countries around the world.

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  • Here Are My Hands

    Ideally suited to the board-book format, Here Are My Hands invites very young children to respond spontaneously and creatively as they learn the parts of the body. The rhyming text and bold illustrations do more than name the eyes, ears, nose, and toes. B

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  • What I Like About Me

    This fun-loving book proves to kids that, in a world where fitting in is the norm, being different is what makes us special. The kids in What I Like About Me! are as different as night and day. And, guess what? They love it. Some adore the fact that thei

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  • I Like Myself!

    High on energy and imagination, this ode to self-esteem encourages kids to appreciate everything about themselves--inside and out. Messy hair? Beaver breath? So what! Here's a little girl who knows what really matters. At once silly and serious, Karen Bea

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  • The Colors of Us Hardcover

    Lena is going to paint a picture of herself. She wants to use brown paint for her skin. But when Lena and her mother take a walk through their neighborhood, Lena sees that there are many different shades and tones of brown

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  • Flower Garden Hardcover

    A girl and her father go to the store to buy plants, soil, and a window box for a flower garden that's going places: from the store, to the shopping cart, on the bus ride home, and up the stairs to become a colorful birthday surprise for the little girl's

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  • Eating the Alphabet: Fruits

    While teaching upper- and lowercase letters to preschoolers, Ehlert introduces fruits and vegetables from around the world. A glossary at the end provides interesting facts about each food.

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  • Planting a Rainbow

    This educational and enjoyable book helps children understand how to plant bulbs, seeds, and seedlings, and nurture their growth. Lois Ehlert's bold collage illustrations include six pages of staggered width, presenting all the flowers of each color of th

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  • Using Addition at Home (Math Around Us)

    This book introduces readers to addition through simple, photo-illustrated equations.

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  • Patterns at the Museum (Math Around Us)

    This book teaches readers what patterns are, and encourages them to look for patterns in the world around them.

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  • Counting in the City (Math Around Us)

    This title uses simple text and vivid images to give readers concrete examples through which they can further develop number sense from zero to ten.

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  • Using Subtraction at the Park (Math Around Us)

    This book introduces readers to subtraction through simple, photo-illustrated equations.

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  • Sorting at the Market (Acorn: Math Around Us)

    This title uses simple text and vivid images to introduce readers to different ways objects can be sorted.

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  • Shapes in the Kitchen (Maths Around Us)

    Learn about shapes by observing those around the kitchen.

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  • The Smile That Went Around the World Hardcover

    THE SMILE THAT WENT AROUND THE WORLD (ages 3+) It's happened to everyone. You re in a sad mood about something and out of nowhere, you see a child smile or hear a laugh and for a moment the sadness is gone and your heart is filled with joy. Yes, it can ha

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  • Zoom (Picture Puffins)

    Open this wordless book and zoom from a farm to a ship to a city street to a desert island. But if you think you know where you are, guess again. For nothing is ever as it seems in Istvan Banyai?s sleek, mysterious landscapes of pictures within pictures,

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  • Mindful Monkey, Happy Panda

    This wonderful picture book for children and parents alike introduces the powerful practice of mindfulness in a fun and exciting way. With the delightful characters Mindful Monkey and his mindful friend Happy Panda guiding readers to a calm and focused mi

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  • Press Here

    Press the yellow dot on the cover of this book, follow the instructions within, and embark upon a magical journey! Each page of this surprising book instructs the reader to press the dots, shake the pages, tilt the book, and who knows what will happen nex

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  • Not a Box Hardcover

    A box is just a box . . . unless it's not a box. From mountain to rocket ship, a small rabbit shows that a box will go as far as the imagination allows.

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  • One

    Blue is a quiet color. Red’s a hothead who likes to pick on Blue. Yellow, Orange, Green, and Purple don’t like what they see, but what can they do? When no one speaks up, things get out of hand — until One comes along and shows all the colors how to stand

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  • Not a Stick

    Antoinette Portis again captures the thrill of when pretend feels so real that it becomes real. With a stick in hand, the options are endless—whether it's conducting an orchestra, painting a masterpiece, or slaying a dragon—give a child a stick and let im

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  • "Slowly, Slowly, Slowly," said the Sloth

    slowly, slowly, slowly?that?s the way the sloth moves. slowly, it eats and then, slowly, it falls asleep. what strange kind of creature is this? the other animals wonder. why doesn?t it run or fly or play or hunt like the rest of us? ?why are you so slow?

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  • The Lion & the Mouse Hardcover

    In award-winning artist Jerry Pinkney's wordless adaptation of one of Aesop's most beloved fables, an unlikely pair learn that no act of kindness is ever wasted. After a ferocious lion spares a cowering mouse that he'd planned to eat, the mouse later come

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  • The Mindful Child: How to Help Your Kid Manage Stress and Become Happier, Kinder, and More Compassio

    The techniques of mindful awareness have helped millions of adults reduce stress in their lives. Now, children—who are under more pressure than ever before—can learn to protect themselves with these well-established methods adapted for their ages. Based o

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  • Kids Need to Be Safe: A Book for Children in Foster Care (Kids Are Important) Paperback $8.95

    “Kids are important… They need safe places to live, and safe places to play.” For some kids, this means living with foster parents. In simple words and full-color illustrations, this book explains why some kids move to foster homes, what foster parents do

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  • Learning To Get Along Picture Book Set $87.50

    From resolving conflicts & sharing to being kind & polite, these engaging books teach children the skills they need to get along with others! Our paperback collection includes 8 books with simple text and expressive illustrations, plus discussion question

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  • Dr. Seuss's Beginner Book Collection $26.28

    Cat in the Hat, One Fish Two Fish, Green Eggs and Ham, Hop on Pop, Fox in Socks

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