Join us in celebrating the launch of our redesigned website by putting on your detective hat and participating in a back-to-school investigation of our website! The contest runs from Monday, August 15, 2016 through Friday, August, 19, 2016. Two themed questions will be asked each day. Each participant who answers the questions correctly in the comment section of this blog post will be entered to win that day’s prize. This is a great opportunity to see our new look, discover the free resources we offer, and much more. Good luck investigating!

How to Enter:

  1. Find the answers to each day’s questions.
  2. Comment with your answers in the comment section below. Be sure to include your first and last name and a valid email address.
    Please note that each day’s entries/comments will not show up in the comment section until the next business day. 


Today's Prize: All-in-One Teacher Tote
(Contents not included.)




Monday, August 15

Theme: Classroom Storage

  1. What is the item number of one of our new Premium Solid Maple furniture pieces?
  2. What is the URL of Kaplan’s free Label Maker?

Winner: Marci Oram

Tuesday, August 16

Theme: Classroom Management

  1. What are the three types of ICK in a child’s life that can cause challenging behavior? Hint: You’ll find the answer in our “Understanding What Causes Challenging Behavior” Insights & Inspirations article.
  2. What is the item number of a resource book that Kaplan sells about classroom management?

Winner: Niki Rowland 


Today's Prize: Mini Hourglass Liquid Motion Timers (Set of 4)


Today's Prize: Kwik Stix Solid Tempera Paint (24 pack)




Wednesday, August 17

Theme: Arts and Crafts

  1. What is the URL of the blog post on the Kaplan Blog that features a back-to-school craft with puzzle pieces?
  2. Look at the homepage of our website. Describe the art activity the little girl is doing in one of the banners. 

Winner: Joanna Kohlbus

Thursday, August 18

Theme: Learning Centers

  1. Watch our Light Stax® video (on the product page or on our Youtube Channel). What word is spelled with Light Stax® in the video?
  2. What is the name of our free online classroom design tool that you can use to arrange your learning centers and overall classroom floor plan?

Winner: Stacy Oler


Today's Prize: Light Stax® Illuminated Blocks Classic Set (36 pieces)


Today's Prize: STEM Builder Series Build an Aircraft



Friday, August 18

Theme: STEM Fun

  1. What is the URL of a STEM-related Insights and Inspirations article?
  2. What is the name of the product series that features an archaeologist kit,
    civil engineer kit, and environmental scientist kit?

Winner: Twila Claycomb

A special thanks to everyone who explored our redesigned website!


Back-to-School Investigation: Kaplan Edition
No purchase or payment of any kind is necessary to enter or win this Contest. A purchase will not increase the entrant’s chances of winning. The following rules and regulations apply to the “Back-to-School Investigation: Kaplan Edition Contest” offered by Kaplan Early Learning Company ("Sponsor").

Contest Entry Period: The Contest entry period begins at 9:00AM ET on Monday, August 15, 2016 and ends at 11:59 PM ET on Friday, August 19, 2016 (the "Nomination Period").

To Enter: Give the correct answers to the two questions asked for that day’s theme on the Kaplan Blog by commenting in the comment section of the blog post. One participant will be selected to win that day’s prize. One product will be featured per day, five (5) products total, between Aug. 15 and Aug. 19. Winners must provide a valid email address when they comment on the blog post, so they can be notified and asked for their mailing address.

Sponsor is not responsible for entries that are lost, late, garbled, damaged, illegible or otherwise deficient or incompletely received for any reason. Sponsor is not responsible for any typographical or other errors in offer, administration of the award or in the announcement of the prize. Sponsor, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to disqualify any person tampering with the entry process or otherwise in violation of the rules. Sponsor further reserves the right to cancel, terminate or modify any promotion not capable of completion as planned, including by tampering, unauthorized intervention or force majeure.

Contest is open to legal residents of all 50 United States who are 18 years of age or older as of the date of entry, except employees of Sponsor and its affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies and their immediate family members and/or those living in the same household of each are not eligible. Contest is void in Puerto Rico and where prohibited by law.

All entries for each day’s prize will appear on the Kaplan Blog the next business day. Each day’s winner will be identified under that day’s theme and questions the next business day. All decisions are final. One (1) winner per day dependent upon correct answers; five products featured.

Prize: Every participant who correctly answer’s each day’s questions will be entered to win that day’s prize. No substitution, exchange or transfer of prize except by Sponsor, in which case a prize of equal or greater value will be substituted. By participating, entrants agree to these rules. Entrants are solely responsible for their own actions and agree to hold harmless Kaplan Early Learning Company and any participating sponsors, and their parents, subsidiaries, divisions and related companies and the officers, directors, employees, agents, successors, assigns and licensees (collectively the "Sponsors") from any liability for losses, damages or injuries arising in connection with their participation in the sweepstakes or the award of a prize. Prize Winner need not be present at time of drawing.

Sponsor is not responsible for problems related to downloading or uploading any Contest-related information to or from the website or for any other technical malfunctions of electronic equipment, computer on-line systems, servers or providers, or other technical problems related to entries. Sponsor reserves the right to modify, suspend or terminate the Contest in the event it becomes infected by a computer virus or is otherwise technically impaired, or should tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures or other causes beyond Sponsor’s control corrupt the administration, security, fairness or integrity of the Contest, and the winner will be selected from among entries received prior to cancellation.

Contest is subject to all federal, state and local laws and regulations. Income and other taxes, if any and all expenses not detailed in the prize description are the sole responsibility of the winner.