Active Play

Promote gross motor development and large muscle control through active play experiences. Materials that assist in developing large motor skills such as balance, coordination, running, climbing, and jumping should be available to young children as part of their everyday routines. Kaplan offers a variety of active play materials including bean bags, parachutes, mats, and balls.

1 - 24 of 249
Constellation Ball with Colorful Beads
Constellation Ball with Colorful Beads
Item: 32876
Status: In Stock
$24.95
Birth & up. Bring the stars to you with this exciting Constellation Ball. This ball promotes gross motor functions, exploration, and sensory play. Watch as children delight at the thousands of colorful plastic beads press against the clear textured surface of the ball. Encourage children to roll the ball back and forth between each other. Use this ball in an interactive lesson about constellations. Ships deflated and includes inflation needle. Measures approximately 12" in diameter.
Child's Bike Safety Helmet Size Medium - Blue
Child's Bike Safety Helmet Size Medium - Blue
Item: 143519
Status: In Stock
$26.95
7 - 12 years. Protect children with these safe, attractive helmets! This premium helmet is classic and aerodynamic. Fits a 7 to 12 year old child with a head size of 21.88" to 23.75". Clean with mild, soapy water. Features reattachable visor to protect from the sun and other elements, 6 vents for air circulation and adjustable chin straps. Also includes Occipital Lobe Retention System for added stability.
Colorful Assorted Rainbow Cones
Colorful Assorted Rainbow Cones
Item: 16033
Status: In Stock
$14.95
3 years & up. Designate spaces in the classroom and outside with these Colorful Assorted Rainbow Cones for Indoor and Outdoor Recreational Uses. These sturdy, durable cones are great for activities involving zones or bases. Encourage children to identify the color of the cones they are assigned to before going to them. These cones promote gross motor skills and color recognition. Set of 6 rainbow colored cones. Measures 9"H.
Playground Ball
Playground Ball
Item: 1907P
Status: In Stock
$8.50 - $19.95
2 years & up. Take learning outside with these Playground Balls for Outdoor Gross Motor Development Activities. These durable all-rubber balls are perfect for promoting gross motor functions, hand-eye coordination, and collaborative play. Children will enjoy playing games such as four corners, kickball, hot potato, and more! Encourage your children to practice their throwing and catching skills with these classic 2-ply balls. Available separately in five different sizes: 7", 8.5",… More »
GONGE River Stones - Set of 6
GONGE River Stones - Set of 6
Item: 61444
Status: In Stock
$84.95
2 years & up. The Rive Stones are designed to improve coordination and balance. Jumping or stepping from stone to stone developes a child's confidence in their ability to judge distances. The side of each triangular block varies in steepness and difficulty, and the layout can be changed to make a pathwat more or less challenging. Each stone has a non-slip rubber rim, which also protects indoor surfaces. River Stones can be conveniently stacked for storage. Each set includes 6 stones in 6 colors:… More »
Step A Logs For Children
Step A Logs For Children
Item: 81900
Status: In Stock
$84.95
3 years & up. Watch balance skills improve after a few trips around the Step-A-Logs! Begin by organizing logs in a straight line then move on to curves and more challenging log placement. Logs feature raised dots for safety and tactile stimulation. Logs extend over 15 feet and can be moved from straight to curved position, increasing the challenge. This game allows for physical activity as well as improving the sense of balance. The six, brightly-colored Step-a-Logs are made from strong, durable… More »
Foam Puzzle Play Mat
Foam Puzzle Play Mat
Item: 34762
Status: In Stock
$69.95
10 months & up. Soft, textured play mat is perfect for tummy time, and gross motor play with multi-sensory features. Includes a safe mirror, large puzzle pieces, and is ideal for fine motor skills and color recognition. Made from extra-dense, safe foam. Assembled size measures 40" x 40".
Stomp Rocket® Super High Performance & Refill Set
Stomp Rocket® Super High Performance & Refill Set
Item: 146727
Status: In Stock
$30.95
9 years & up. Run, jump, and stomp to send these rockets high in the sky! These foam-tipped rockets can fly up to 400 feet in the air using the Launch Stand. No batteries required just super easy, fast assembly and 100% kid-powered. Replace lost or damaged Super High Performance Stomp Rockets and keep the fun flying with three extra refills. Set includes: 6 Super High Performance Stomp Rockets, Launch Pad, Launch Pad with Air Hose, and a bonus 3 Super High Performance Stomp Rockets.
6' Parachute with Handles and Carry Bag
6' Parachute with Handles and Carry Bag
Item: 143851
Status: In Stock
$33.95
18 months & up. There are hundred of games to play with this bright, colorful parachute! Kids can make waves by moving their arms up and down, or even play games like Mushroom or Thunderstorm. Makes a great activity both indoors and outdoors during recess. Teaches children the basics of teamwork. Includes a carry bag for storage. Encourages perceptual, cognitive and motor development. Made of high quality 210 rip-stop polyester taffeta. Parachute is flame retardant. Meets CPAI-84 and ASTM F963… More »
Six Pin Bowling Set with Foam Ball
Six Pin Bowling Set with Foam Ball
Item: 91094
Status: In Stock
$32.95
3 years & up. Roll a strike with this exciting Bright Color Six Pin Bowling Set with Foam Ball for Indoor and Outdoor Use. Children will love bowling with their friends or family indoors or outdoors. This classic activity is great for promoting fine motor skills, hand-eye coordination, gross motor functions. The set includes six flat bottomed pins and a foam ball. Set is packed in a sturdy zippered bag for portability and storage.
Gradient Moon Ball - Assorted Colors
Gradient Moon Ball - Assorted Colors
Item: 148315P
Status: In Stock
$8.95 - $40.95
5 years & up. Hold the moon in your hands! These unique balls have a light-weight design that allows them to bounce like there is no gravity and with a crazy spin. Makes a unique 'Pop!' sound when it hits pavement. Turn a regular game into a fun, out of this world challenge for the playground, back yard, gym, basement, etc. Great for special needs. Colors may vary. Size: 2.48".
TotSports™ Easy Score™ Basketball Set
TotSports™ Easy Score™ Basketball Set
Item: 62210
Status: In Stock
$49.95
18 months & up. This Little Tikes Totsports® Easy Score™ Basketball set is adjustable and encourages active play. The Easy Score™ Basketball set introduces children to competitive play in a way that allows them to succeed with the right amount of challenge. Adjusts to six heights, from 2 to 4 feet. Includes an oversized rim and a junior sized basketball. Base must be weighted with sand (not included). 22"L x 23.75"W x 61"H. Assembly required. Made in the USA.
Cruiser Lightweight Balance Bike - Orange
Cruiser Lightweight Balance Bike - Orange
Item: 148284
Status: In Stock
$152.95
3 - 6 years. Children gain a feeling of safety and security as they learn to balance and glide on the Cruiser Lightweight Balance Bike! This no-pedal bike is perfect for children ages 3 - 6. The ultra-lightweight balance bike weighs only 5.5 lbs and is extremely tough! Balance Bike is manufactured from fiberglass reinforced nylon (polyamide) and can be left outside without the worry of rusting. Height adjustable seat. Handlebar height: 21". Seat height: 14.6" - 17.7". Length: 32.7".… More »
Clubhouse Climber™
Clubhouse Climber™
Item: 18949
Status: In Stock
$1,109.95
2 - 6 years. A complete off the ground playhouse with climbing, sliding, and hide and seek fun. Playhouse features a skylight, steering wheel, windows, 2 slides, climbing ladder, bridge, hide-out area and crawl-thru tunnel. Assembly required. 70"H x 137"W x 91.5"D. Does not meet CPSC or ASTM standards for public playgrounds.
Hop 55 Ball Red 22" diameter
Hop 55 Ball Red 22" diameter
Item: 40799
Status: In Stock
$47.95
7 years & up. Be a rabbit, frog, or cricket on these super-strong vinyl balls! Using the easy-grip handle as they bounce, children will love improving balance and coordination. When being used, it is recommended to use on a surface free of objects that could pop the ball. Comes in one color. Inflate with hand or foot pump.
Sensory Tunnel
Sensory Tunnel
Item: 62836
Status: In Stock
$149.95
3 years & up. This over-sized tunnel features streamers throughout the inside for a sensory experience. Shaped windows promote educational purposes while providing easy supervision. Encourage interaction while developing motor skills, muscle strength, and cooperative play. Measures 9'L x 29"W x 29"H.
The Fun Tube Tunnel
The Fun Tube Tunnel
Item: 43431
Status: In Stock
$56.95
3 years & up. Children will have fun indoors or outside with this see through tunnel. It is constructed of a fine nylon mesh and the ends and spring is covered with heavy nylon. It pops open to make a 6' long tunnel with a 19" diameter. Collapses for easy storage. Color may vary.
Kaplan 10" Get Movin Trike
Kaplan 10" Get Movin Trike
Item: 62845P
Status: In Stock
$184.95 - $369.95
3 years & up. Promote the development of your child?s gross motor functions with this exciting Kaplan 10" Get Movin Trike for Fun Outdoor Activities. Kaplan trikes are made by Tilo, an award-winning line of trikes created for the preschool and consumer markets. These trikes are built to support and encourage adventure in children, giving them the confidence to test their limits. Loaded with safety features, these trikes are available in two colors, red/silver and yellow. A simple one-bolt… More »
Sports-Tastic Activity Center™
Sports-Tastic Activity Center™
Item: 146901
Status: In Stock
$69.99
12 months & up. With a fun variety sports to choose from and a fun slide too, your little champion will have a blast with the Sports-tastic Activity Center by Step2! Children can shoot hoops with the basketball and net, remove the bat and practice batting with the tethered baseball, play soccer with the soccer target, or climb up the stairs and slide down the slide again and again. Size: 15.5"H x 27"W x 29"D. Made in the USA. Holds up to 45 lbs. Included: Activity Center with… More »
Balance Bike
Balance Bike
Item: 63393P
Status: In Stock
$189.95 - $335.95
3 - 5 years. The Balance Bike uses two solid wheels to encourage a sense of balance and blooming motor skills. Children gain a feeling of safety and security as they learn to balance and glide astride their very own vehicle. Measures 29"L x 19"W x 23"H.
Smooth Rider Lowrider Trike
Smooth Rider Lowrider Trike
Item: 62851P
Status: In Stock
$215.95 - $429.95
4 years & up. Kaplan trikes are made by Tilo, an award-winning line of trikes created for the preschool and consumer markets. These trikes are built to support and encourage adventure in children, giving them the confidence to test their limits. Loaded with safety features, these trikes are available in two colors (red/silver or yellow) and backed by a 5-year warranty. Simple one-bolt assembly gets them rolling in no time! Bars 23".
Large 2-Wheel Scooter
Large 2-Wheel Scooter
Item: 63396P
Status: In Stock
$220.95 - $345.95
5 - 8 years. The large 2-Wheel Scooter uses two solid wheels to encourage a sense of balance and blooming motor skills. Children gain a feeling of safety and security as they learn to use the foot-operated rear brake to come to a gentle stop. Measures 31"L x 19"W x 32"H.
Small 2-Wheel Scooter
Small 2-Wheel Scooter
Item: 63395P
Status: In Stock
$210.95 - $325.95
$149.95 - $259.95
3 - 5 years. The small 2-Wheel Scooter uses two solid wheels to encourage a sense of balance and blooming motor skills. Children gain a feeling of safety and security as they learn to use the foot-operated rear brake to come to a gentle stop. Measures 31"L x 19"W x 26"H.
Smooth Rider 3-Wheel Scooter
Smooth Rider 3-Wheel Scooter
Item: 62853P
Status: In Stock
$189.95 - $369.95
3 - 7 years. Simple one-bolt assembly. 5 year warranty. Bars: 32.75"H.