Building Manipulatives

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Little Pavers Block Builders - 60 pieces
Little Pavers Block Builders - 60 pieces
Item: 35496
Status: In Stock
$64.95
2 years & up. Increase the authenticity of your child's open-ended building experience with these weighted Little Pavers - 60 piece set. Children 2 and up will incorporate these hexagonal miniature pavers into unique architectural builds while stacking, creating patterns and using natural, loose parts. The matte surface texture supports indoor and outdoor play. Set includes 10 double-sided concept cards that serve as creative inspiration to further the hands-on buildling experience. Use with… More »
Notch Blocks - Western 129 Piece Set
Notch Blocks - Western 129 Piece Set
Item: 37639
Status: In Stock
$129.95
3 years & up. Children can experience Western-inspired architecture, indoors and outdoors, using the Notch Blocks Western set. Plastic, neutral-colored blocks feature notched parts that easily connect for strong, detailed builds. Using included ladders and bridge pieces, children can build different structures with varying elevated platforms and span natural elements. Set of 129 pieces, features special parts with right angles inspired by Western architecture and 10 double-sided inspiration cards.
Notch Blocks - Eastern 132 Piece Set
Notch Blocks - Eastern 132 Piece Set
Item: 37640
Status: In Stock
$129.95
3 years & up. Children can experience Eastern-inspired architecture, indoors and outdoors, using the Notch Blocks Western set. Plastic, neutral-colored blocks feature notched parts that easily connect for strong, detailed builds. Using included ladders and bridge pieces, children can build different structures with varying elevated platforms and span natural elements. Set of 132 pieces, features special parts with right angles inspired by Eastern architecture and 10 double-sided inspiration cards.
Tabletop Notch Blocks - Eastern 87 Piece Set
Tabletop Notch Blocks - Eastern 87 Piece Set
Item: 37453
Status: In Stock
$89.95
3 years & up. Children can experience Eastern-inspired architecture, indoors and outdoors, building with the Notch Blocks Eastern set. Solid plastic, neutral-colored blocks feature notched parts that easily connect for strong, detailed builds. Using included ladders and bridge pieces, children can build different structures with varying elevated platforms and span natural elements. Set includes 87 pieces and 10 double-sided build cards.
Tabletop Notch Blocks - Western 85 Piece Set
Tabletop Notch Blocks - Western 85 Piece Set
Item: 37454
Status: In Stock
$89.95
3 years & up. Children can experience Western-inspired architecture, indoors and outdoors, using the Notch Blocks Western set. Plastic, neutral-colored blocks feature notched parts that easily connect for strong, detailed builds. Using included ladders and bridge pieces, children can build different structures with varying elevated platforms and span natural elements. Set includes 85 pieces and 10 double-sided build cards.
Notch Builders - 89 Piece Set
Notch Builders - 89 Piece Set
Item: 31203
Status: In Stock
$579.95
3 years & up. Great for indoor or outdoor use, this 89 piece set is made from FSC certified eucalyptus wood and weathers to a soft gray if left outdoors. Feature smooth sanded edges and notches that lock together allowing for big structures and endless building possibilities. With varying shapes and sizes, there are plenty to share, encouraging group participation. Smallest piece measures 6"L x 3"W. Largest piece measures 30"L x 3"W.
Branch Blocks - 36 Pieces
Branch Blocks - 36 Pieces
Item: 91332
Status: In Stock
$49.95
3 years & up. Natural and unscripted play patterns emerge when Branch Blocks are provided for building and dramatic play inspiration. The intact textured bark on each building piece adds sensory exploration mirroring the organic benefits of outdoor play. Use Branch Blocks to practice stacking, sorting and STEM activities. Includes 36 wood pieces.
PowerClix® Frames - Natural
PowerClix® Frames - Natural
Item: 32460
Status: In Stock
$149.95
4 years & up. PowerClix® Naturals integrate elements of natural play and loose parts theory with the innovative STEM toy building platform of PowerClix®. With organic, neutral colors, Naturals encourages children to build architectural constructions using familiar shapes. In keeping with STEM toy attributes, PowerClix® magnetic building toys encourage children to think like engineers while having fun. Children can build unlimited 3D forms by visualizing the underlying design structure… More »
PowerClix® Solids Education Set
PowerClix® Solids Education Set
Item: 31647P
Status: In Stock
$91.95 - $169.95
3 years & up. PowerClix® Solids are colorful, solid translucent plastics and geometric shapes that allow for open-ended, creativity-inspiring constructions. In keeping with STEM toy attributes, PowerClix® magnetic building toys encourage children to think like engineers while having fun. From 2D and 3D structures to simple solid geometric shapes, children will have fun while furthering their understanding of how mass and volume are used to model an object. Solids are designed to integrate… More »
Double-Sided Roadway System - 42 Piece Set
Double-Sided Roadway System - 42 Piece Set
Item: 36787
Status: In Stock
$109.95
2 years & up. Enhance creative, loose parts play with this Double-Sided Roadway System. Children can use the varied sizes and shapes to create countless roadway configurations. MDF laminate puzzle pieces feature screened details on both sides and are scaled to fit with Unit Blocks, increasing dramatic play opportunities. Set features 5 double-sided inspiration cards, providing examples of possible layouts and unique themes, furthering build opportunities. Set includes 42 roadway pieces. Additional… More »
Interlox Squares - 40 Piece Set
Interlox Squares - 40 Piece Set
Item: 35347
Status: In Stock
$9.95
2 years & up. Add a new dimension to manipulative play with this 40 piece set. Simply clip the edges together to create an unlimited array of constructions. Build people, buildings, animals and more. Explore symmetry versus asymmetry, discover color combinations. Strengthens design, structure and balance skills. Enhance the designs by creating them on top of a light table. Includes a build guide.
Big Branch Block Builders - 125 Piece Set
Big Branch Block Builders - 125 Piece Set
Item: 37463
Status: In Stock
$179.95
3 years & up. Children can experience a nature-inspired, tactile building experience indoors and outdoors with Big Branch Block Builders. Real branches in various lengths feature notched sides for perpendicularly stacked builds. Special parts create window frame and roof details. The unrefined wood and real branch material wears over time, revealing cause and effect behaviors and natural evolution to children. Authentic marks, spots and imperfections in the wood pieces provide a natural appearance… More »
Snap Block Animals - 33 Piece Set
Snap Block Animals - 33 Piece Set
Item: 37452
Status: In Stock
$79.95
3 years & up. Children can build wild animals or create imaginative creatures using the Snap Block Animals set. Chunky, beech wood blocks lightly painted in natural shades, with a matte finish, are complete with metal snap hardware. Metal snaps hold tight for additional dramatic play opportunities using built block creatures. Set includes 33 blocks and 5 double-sided build cards.
SmartLab® Aftershock Earthquake Lab™ Kit
SmartLab® Aftershock Earthquake Lab™ Kit
Item: 146301
Status: In Stock
$49.95
8 years & up. Put your engineering skills to the test and see if you can construct a building that can endure an earthquake with the Aftershock Earthquake Lab. Simply assemble a building on top of the shake table and test your creations with realistic quakes. You can choose from various types of earthquakes, magnitudes and durations. Learn more with the 24-page, full-color Seismic Science book that is included. Book size: 11" x 8.5". Promotes STEM learning. Requires 3 AA batteries… More »
Kinetic Domino Toppling Kit - 204 Pieces
Kinetic Domino Toppling Kit - 204 Pieces
Item: 36173
Status: In Stock
$48.95
3 years & up. This kit is full of fun and STEM learning! Build your own domino stack, chain reaction or run. The dominoes are built to pro-scale so they are balanced for perfect building and toppling. The rapid tracks, spinners and templates help you design anything you can imagine such as stunts, tricks or cool designs. The possibilities are endless! Kit includes 180 kinetic dominoes, 5 rapid tracks, 1 staircase bridge, 1 speed template, 2 straight tracks, 12 domino arcs and 3 spinners. Non-toxic materials.
Translucent Connecting Tubes
Translucent Connecting Tubes
Item: 30641
Status: In Stock
$35.95
3 years & up. These easy-fit tubes are a wonderful manipulative to use alone or add extra excitement by introducing them to the light table or sand and water table. Just add a child's imagination and their natural desire to explore and see what happens! Stored in a sturdy, stackable container that measures 12"L x 7"W x 6"H. 80 pieces included.
Magic Connectors Building Set - 90 Pieces
Magic Connectors Building Set - 90 Pieces
Item: 86913
Status: In Stock
$35.95
3 years & up. Magic Connectors feature brightly colored pieces that snap together to create fun, free-form designs and letter shapes. These uniquely-shaped connectors enhance gross and fine motor skills through the creative building. Encourage children to build their own unique figures. Use these pieces in a lesson about shapes, and assign children a shape to build afterward. Longest piece measures 3". Included: 75 Connectors, 6 Wheels, 9 Spokes, and Storage Box.
LEGO® Classic Creative Transparent and Solid Bricks - 11013
LEGO® Classic Creative Transparent and Solid Bricks - 11013
Item: 144760
Status: In Stock
$39.95
4 years & up. Add sparkle to kids' LEGO® creations with this LEGO® Classic Creative Transparent Bricks playset, featuring a colorful selection of translucent pieces. Kids can choose from 8 glistening build ideas, from a wizard with his potion bottles to a shiny, tea-serving robot. And with extra bricks in the box, kids can create whatever they can imagine, developing key life skills as they build and play. Kids can add a sparkle to their creations with this awesome playset - 8 fun model… More »
Magna-Tiles® 100-Piece Clear Colors Set
Magna-Tiles® 100-Piece Clear Colors Set
Item: 48099
Status: In Stock
$139.95
3 years & up. These translucent, colorful shaped magnetic tiles teach spatial relationships, math, logic, and problem-solving through creative building! The tiles attract on all sides and in all combinations, helping children move from two-dimensional to three-dimensional creations. This unbreakable set contains 50 Small Squares, 4 Large Squares, 15 Isosceles Triangles, 11 Right Triangles and 20 Equilateral Triangles.
Clip Sticks & Connectors - 460 Pieces
Clip Sticks & Connectors - 460 Pieces
Item: 31497
Status: In Stock
$35.95
3 years & up. From simple designs to more engineering marvels, these simple sticks connect from end to end or along any side. Add rings to make movement and added interest, the possibilities are endless.This large set includes 36 sticks (2.75"L) in 10 colors, 4 large rings (2" in diameter) and 6 small rings (1.5" in diameter) in 10 colors. 460 pieces.
Tube Construction - 72 Pieces
Tube Construction - 72 Pieces
Item: 30652
Status: In Stock
$35.95
3 years & up. This unique building set adds a new dimension to tube construction -- wheels! Children can build endless tube designs and add wheels to make them move. Easy-fit construction, this set includes 26 straight tubes, 26 shaped tubes, 6 tubes, 6 cross tubes, 8 wheels in assorted vibrant colors for a total of 72 pieces. This set also comes in a durable stackable storage container.
Little Bricks Construction Set - 60 Pieces
Little Bricks Construction Set - 60 Pieces
Item: 33942
Status: In Stock
$70.95
3 years & up. Practice architectural theories, model scales and engineering with this 60 piece Little Bricks set. Included are 10 double-sided concept cards to give ideas for specific structures. Textured TPR plastic and weighted metal interior is scaled to miniature brick size for architectural building. Build models and scenery for pretend play, stop motion videos and more. Perfect for indoor and outdoor play. The four color gradients of the bricks provide an authentic building experience.… More »
Transparent Marble Run
Transparent Marble Run
Item: 84211
Status: In Stock
$54.95
3 years & up. Roll your way into a good time with this marbulous-marble run! The durable, transparent pieces allow children to visually track the entire course of their marble as it makes its journey through several fun twists and turns. This Transparent Marble Run promotes fine motor skills, spatial relationships, logic, and STEM skills. The colorful pieces can fit together multiple ways, so children can design them differently each time. Have children drop the marbles in at different points… More »
Plus-Plus®) 240 Piece Basic Color & Baseplate Duo
Plus-Plus®) 240 Piece Basic Color & Baseplate Duo
Item: 147990
Status: In Stock
$26.99
5 years & up. Imagine, build, create! This Plus-Plus 240 Piece Building Set with 2 Base plates is a new kind of construction toy that features one simple shape to unleash ideas of endless possibilities. The unique shape design allows kids to construct 2D or 3D and even curved structures. Bricks come in a mix of 6 different basic colors. Gain some inspiration with the full-color, fold-out Idea Guide booklet. Includes: 240 brick pieces, 2 base plates and an idea guide booklet. Made of BPA-free… More »