Shields Childcare and School Supplies


Educational Classroom Carpets

We are proud to offer the most popular brand name in kids carpets in the U.S.A, Carpets for Kids. Our wide selection of rugs allows you to buy the size, color, and shape that best fits your classroom or play area. With 13 different sizes of educational carpets and unique activity rug kits, you will be sure to find the perfect carpet. 
  • Whether you have a small space that could use a cozy rug or need a big seating carpet to add organization to a large classroom, we can help you find the right carpet! Bright and cheerful or calming earth tones, our selection of rugs are offered in a variety of colors to enhance a child’s learning. Classroom carpets come in oval, square, and rectangle.
  • All Carpets for Kids rugs are made from environmentally friendly, recyclable yarn.
  • We work closely with Carpets for Kids to ensure we have the most up-to-date inventory. If timing is a factor in your carpet purchase, call Shields! We know what carpets are in stock and ready to ship.
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Furnishing daycares and schools is our specialty! Browse our selection of classroom lockers, sturdy wooden bookshelves, portable sinks, portable carped seating, nap mats, rest cots and more!

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Decorating a daycare or classroom is our specialty! Check out our furniture gallery to view images of our many furnishings. View our selection of bookshelves, lockers and cubbies, themed rugs, rest mats, tables and chairs, and more. To learn more about our classroom furnishings, contact us today.

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Pretend play helps children understand the world around them. Our Kitchen & Dining dramatic play items give kids the opportunity to pretend in a kitchen that is just their size! We have kid sized refrigerators, sink & stove combos, play food, and more!

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Let their imaginations run wild with our Dress Up & Pretend products. We offer a variety of career themed costume shirts and hats for kids. We even have great furnishings to store the pretend play items when not in use.

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Our Montessori Materials engage all facets of a child’s development and stay true to the Montessori philosophy. With our Montessori supplies you can provide a safe environment that enables kids to learn to do things for themselves.

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Toys provide timeless entertainment and educational opportunities for children. Toys are perfect for developing hand-eye coordination and inspiring the creativity of children of all ages.  We offer the best quality toys in a variety of designs and functionalities.

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Our wooden game boards are handcrafted from durable, high-quality materials that make them beautiful and long lasting. We offer a wide range of sturdy, child-safe wooden game boards that provide endless fun for all ages.

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We offer a wide range of sanitizing & disinfecting solutions to keep everyone safe and healthy during challenging times.

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Playground Equipment

Outdoor play is essential to early childhood education. Kids can have fun in the sun with our indoor or outdoor play equipment. We are proud to partner with playground manufacturers that create fun, high-quality, and safe playground equipment and structures. Our line of playground equipment will inspire creativity for children of all ages!
  • UltraPlay by PlayCore manufactures playground equipment that is designed to be safe, affordable and tons of fun! Their playground equipment is designed to be easy, self-installed play systems that meet ASTM performance standards and CPSC guidelines for safety and quality materials.
  • Kidstuff Playsystems manufactures outdoor playground equipment for toddlers and school-aged kids. Their outdoor play equipment is made in the U.S.A. and carries a 21-year warranty.
  • Everyone uses Little Tikes play structures and toys. The well-known brand offers fun, playful solutions for limited budgets and small spaces.
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Construction paper, wiggle eyes, stems, paint, brushes, crayons, markers, the list is endless! We will provide you with great prices, reliable products, and fast service.

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Our periodic catalog is chocked full of great products for daycare centers and schools featuring many top-selling items. Shields Childcare Supplies is an authorized dealer for top brands like Jonti-Craft, Whitney Brothers, Pacon, and Carpets for Kids. We have our catalog, as well as some of our vendors available to view online. If you have questions or can’t find what you need give us a call!

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