Family & Community

All About Me, My Family, My Community

These are the classic themes for social studies in preschool and the early grades. There's a rich resource of wonderful books sets here that set the groundwork for discussions, study topics, and projects about our families, our neighborhoods, and communities. We've even included blank books so that your students can draw and write about their own special families!

My 1st Career Gear Dress-Up Set

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These dress-ups feel great, look great, and allow for quick career changes!  These easy-wear/easy-care set of career, dress-up clothes can be personalized during playtime with changeable name plates... More Info

Becker's "I'm A Vet" Dramatic Play Kit

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Becker's exclusive “I’m A Vet” dramatic play kit specializes in sick and injured "stuffed" animals. This dramatic play set has everything you need to set up a vet's office. Contents: Vet Jacket Mask... More Info

Sensory Play People, Set of 9

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Sensory Play People can be used outdoors and indoors. They're not choosy. Play with them in blocks, dramatic play, or in the sensory table. Best of all, they are identity-neutral. They're who you want... More Info

Becker’s Storybook Art Journals, Ruled Manuscript-10 Pack

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Paper and cover stock accepts all media like pencil, marker, crayon, pastels, and water color. The Becker's Storybook Art Journal measures 8 ½" x 11" closed and opens flat to 17" x 11". 48 pages with... More Info

Peg Friends Around The Town

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Create a multicultural community with playful characters that you build from pegs. Includes 27 peg pieces and foam 10" square foam mat. Ages 2+... More Info

Life Around the World Book Set

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Engaging photographs tell the stories about everyday experiences in many cultures.  Set of 6 paperbacks.  Perfect for emerging readers.  Grades Pre-K - 2... More Info

Social Studies FlipChex Set

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It's simple to match, flip, and check answers with magnetic games for community awareness. Great for independent activity centers. Includes 2 sets: Jobs People Do and Community Helpers. Grades K-2... More Info

Social Studies FlipChex, Community Helpers

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Students explore the wide range of people and professions that make our society work, including workers in health care, at school, and in the community around them.  Aligned to state and national... More Info

Social Studies FlipChex, Jobs People Do

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In this set, students become aware that the world of work includes a very diverse range of jobs, and that different occupations are suited to different types of talents, skills, and interests.  Just... More Info

Community Buildings Set

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Guidecraft  offers the durable Community Buildings. Includes six recognizable destinations: Fire Station, Police Department, Hospital, School, Grocery Store, and Service Station. Each plywood building... More Info

Career Figures

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These multicultural career figures are great to have on hand as block play accessories and conversation starters when you talk about jobs and community workers. The figures are freestanding and  made... More Info

Becker's Multicultural Book Set: New Friends And New Places

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Finding children’s book sets that address cultural and racial differences are plentiful and choosing the right ones for your class can be challenging. The Becker’s Multicultural Book Set includes... More Info

My First Dollhouse with Basement

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Becker's Multicultural Collection 7 Book Set

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Each story and its images in the Becker’s exclusive Multicultural Collection 7 Book Set gives an honest representation of life for children and families of diverse cultures.  The stories are from near... More Info

Melissa & Doug® Multicultural Families Puzzle Set

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Features families of various ethnic backgrounds. Designed to illustrate diversity and help children accurately understand their world and respect people from different ethnicities, as well as the... More Info

Becker’s Storybook Art Journals, Unruled-10 Pack

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Paper and cover stock accepts all media like pencil, marker, crayon, pastels, and water color. Becker's Storybook Journal measures 8 ½" x 11" closed and opens flat to 17" x11". 48 pages with covers... More Info

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