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Slumberkins Blog — Social Skills



Slumberkins x The 5 Love Languages

I am safe, I am loved.Even if we are far apart,I’ll keep you with me.Held here in my heart. Our Heart Families reach far and wide: A teacher who encourages growth and learning, a neighbor who ventures to the park with us, our family members and friends. As each new member is introduced into our lives, our Heart Family grows bigger, filling us with joy and appreciation. This Valentine’s Day, join Hartley and the rest of the Slumberkins cuddly crew to celebrate our Heart Families in creative and fun ways. Show children how to express their love using the 5 Love Languages™ outlined below, to help them understand that love can be shown through actions, words, touch, time spent together, and gift-giving....

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Hartley: An Alliance of Moms & Slumberkins Collaboration

Co-founders Kelly and Callie took their connections to foster care and created a creature that speaks to blended and foster families around the world- Hartley. Hartley is unlike any other creature, and Slumberkins donates proceeds to help continue the important mission the Alliance of Moms is carrying out. Read more about Hartley and the “Heart Family.”

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A More Meaningful Valentine's Day

We’re taking our intentions of self-esteem and mindfulness and showing how you can spread them to those around you this Valentine’s Day! Admittedly, we’re suckers for candy hearts and chocolates, but a kind word goes an even longer way. Read on for more ways to show kindness this love season!

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The Bigfoot Story

We’ve added Conflict Resolution into the skills and intentions that we feel are so important to start talking about from a young age. In this post, we’re talking about big feelings and how to process feelings. Learn more about Hammerhead and why he can help little ones work through Conflict Resolution.

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Introducing Hammerhead Shark

Hammerhead’s story focuses on building social skills around conflict resolution for little ones. Like all of our Slumberkins, it is the skill set behind the creature that inspires us to move forward in the design and production process. Why Conflict Resolution? Emotional response to frustration is something that all kids work on, starting with the “terrible twos” and on into adulthood. Like Fox, Little Hammerhead’s Sleepytime Rhyme was inspired by one of our own children in the Slumberkins’ family. When a call came home for one of our children because of a conflict on the playground involving his best friend and the swings, the scenario of Hammerhead was set. Conflict happens everyday Playground scuffles and arguments are a regular occurrence...

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