Outdoor Learning & Active Play

Take learning and play outside! Outdoor learning provides hands-on experiences to reinforce key academic concepts, and active play supports large motor skills such as balance, coordination, and running. From gardening materials and creative outlet kits to outdoor sports sets and scooters, Kaplan offers a variety of outdoor learning and active play materials and resources to channel children’s curiosity, creativity, and energy.

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Discovery Weaving Frames
Discovery Weaving Frames
Item: 35523
Status: In Stock
$44.95
3 years & up. Children can experiment with layering, patterning, and abstract expression using Discovery Frames. Large, translucent frames in square, triangle and circular shapes feature notches and holes for weaving and lacing using the twine strings included in the set. Layer found loose parts and natural materials (not included), furthering a child's organic connections. Enhance creative play with 6 double-sided concept cards providing creative inspiration. Square frame: 8.6"W x 8.6"H,… More »
Hurricane Bubble Machine
Hurricane Bubble Machine
Item: 37603
Status: In Stock
$19.95
3 years & up. Enjoy a continuous blast of bubbles from this Hurricane Bubble Machine. The non-stop bubbles will provide hours of play children inside or outside. Bubble machine includes 1 4oz premium bubble solution. Assorted colors. Requires 3 AA batteries (not included).
Bubble System with 4 Bottles & 3 Liter Refill Solution
Bubble System with 4 Bottles & 3 Liter Refill Solution
Item: 37092
Status: In Stock
$44.95
3 years & up. Eco-friendly sustainable bubble system made in the USA. Bubble system is portable, easy to use, mess free and dispenses a non-toxic superior bubble solution into high quality aluminum bottles that can be refilled, reused and recycled. Safe, non-toxic bubble solution produces the most vibrant bubbles. Aluminum bubble bottles are sized perfectly for little hands. Each bottle has space for kid's name and features a "no mess" wand attached to cap. Includes 3 liters of eco-friendly… More »
Stomp Rocket® Dueling Stomp Racers - 2 Air Powered Race Cars
Stomp Rocket® Dueling Stomp Racers - 2 Air Powered Race Cars
Item: 148205
Status: In Stock
$34.95
Ages 5 & up. Challenge your friends with the Stomp Rocket® Dueling Stomp Racers - 2 Air Powered Race Cars. This dueling set allows 2 kids to launch cars at the same time, so you can see who gets to the finish line first! Play inside, or take the Stomp Racers outdoors. No batteries required just super easy, fast assembly and 100% kid-powered. Includes: 2 stomp launchers, finish line, 2 cars, a ramp for executing jumps, and decals to design your cars. Stomp Racers encourage experimentation… More »
Anywhere Ball Set
Anywhere Ball Set
Item: 37369
Status: In Stock
$49.95
3 years & up. Anywhere Balls have a soft foam material and can be used both indoors and outside. Children will love playing as they engage in a soccer, football, baseball or a game of toss. This durable ball set is perfect for promoting gross motor functions, hand-eye coordination, and collaborative play. Football 8.5"W, Soccer Ball 6"D, and Baseball 3"D. Includes 1 football, 1 soccer ball and 6 baseballs.
Hand Operated Bike - Red
Hand Operated Bike - Red
Item: 148340
Status: In Stock
$151.95
3 years & up. The Hand Operated Bike was designed by pediatric professionals that understand every child has unique needs and preferences. Utilizing their extensive experience with children, Bintiva built a line of inclusive, developmental products that focus on sensory, balance, and strengthening equipment. Not only is the Hand Operated Bike fun, it is also beneficial for child development. The Hand Operated Bike can be used to increase body strength through the exercise of most upper body… More »
Kaplan Playground Balls - Set of 6
Kaplan Playground Balls - Set of 6
Item: 40836
Status: In Stock
$51.95
Encourage children to recognize colors and numbers while actively playing. Children will enjoy rolling, bouncing, or tossing these 8.5" rubber balls. Set of 6 numbered balls (red, yellow, orange, green, blue, and purple). Watch their imagination go wild as they take part in games they have created all by themselves! Balls ship deflated.
Balancing Paddle and Ball Set - 8 Pieces
Balancing Paddle and Ball Set - 8 Pieces
Item: 91074
Status: In Stock
$22.95
3 years & up. Help your children practice their balance and coordination. This set promotes color recognition, hand-eye coordination, and gross motor functions. Simply balance the ball on the paddle and race to the finish line! Set includes four paddles and four balls in four colors.
Scooter Board
Scooter Board
Item: 4900P
Status: In Stock
$27.95 - $164.95
3 years & up. Scooters are fun to ride either sitting up or laying down. Each one is 1.5" thick durable high-density plastic, lightweight with free flowing 2" poly casters that are non-marring, rubber composition wheel and maintenance free. Includes safety handles to make this scooter board fun to ride and gives more control. Each scooter has a 200 lb capacity.
Kaplan Gross Motor Skills Kit
Kaplan Gross Motor Skills Kit
Item: 12395
Status: In Stock
$219.95
3 years & up. Take the fun outside with this exciting gross motor kit. This kit includes 12 sturdy 24 inch hoops, 6 rubber playground balls, 6 rhythm ribbons, 6 super 8' speed ropes,10 numbered bean bags, 4 sidewalk chalks, 8 juggling balls and 5 foam sport balls. Children can play soccer, kickball, football, beanbag toss, and more! This kit promotes gross motor skills, fine motor skills, balance, hand-eye coordination, color recognition, math skills, creativity, and collaborative play. Activity… More »
Playground Ball
Playground Ball
Item: 1907P
Status: In Stock
$8.95 - $21.95
2 years & up. 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", 10" 13", and 16".
Plastic Binoculars
Plastic Binoculars
Item: 46931
Status: In Stock
$17.95
4 years & up. Take your observations outside with these durable Outdoor Discovery and Exploration Adventure Plastic Binoculars. These portable 6X binoculars feature an adjustable focus dial and clip on strap. Children will love bird watching and discovering cool little critters outside. These binoculars encourage exploration, imagination, and outdoor activity. Color may vary. 1.38"D lenses.
Colors and Shapes Activity Mats Collection
Colors and Shapes Activity Mats Collection
Item: 91088P
Status: In Stock
$22.95 - $69.95
Create beanbag targets, obstacle courses, use as distance markers, and so much more! For use indoors or out, get kids up and moving in a variety of games and activities. Ideal tool for social distancing in settings with children. Each shaped set of vinyl mats comes in 6 colors. Square mats measure at 12"W, while the circles and stars measure at 9"W.
Weather Resistant Outdoor Seating Mat
Weather Resistant Outdoor Seating Mat
Item: 62982
Status: In Stock
$41.95
Birth & up. Take learning outdoors with this soft Comfortable Foldable Multicolored Weather Resistant Outdoor Seating Mat. This brightly colored seating mat promotes outdoor learning and gross motor functions. This mat is perfect for leisure outdoor reading and play. For a fun activity, have your children observe their surroundings and write about it. This multicolored seating mat has soft fabric on top and weather resistant backing. Spot clean only. Measures 52"L x 67"W.
Skip and Swing Ball Activity Set
Skip and Swing Ball Activity Set
Item: 91110
Status: In Stock
$31.95
5 years & up. Get moving with this engaging Skip and Swing Ball Activity Set. This activity is perfect for promoting gross motor skills, color recognition, cause and effect, and hand-eye coordination. Simply put your ankle in the ring and swing your leg to get the ball moving. Encourage your children to take turns using the swing balls. Set of 6 with assorted colors. 18"L cord and 5.5"D ankle ring.
Kaplan 14" Get Movin Trike
Kaplan 14" Get Movin Trike
Item: 62849P
Status: In Stock
$244.95 - $489.95
4 years & up. Promote the development of your child's gross motor functions with this exciting Kaplan 14" 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 »
Parachutes
Parachutes
Item: 3570P
Status: In Stock
$34.95 - $140.95
18 months & up. Parachute activities promote gross motor functions and imagination. The durable parachute is made of rip-stop nylon fabric, and sewn to last through the toughest play times. Each size includes storage bag. Available in 12' with 8 Handles, 20' with 16 Handles, 24' with 20 Handles, and 6' with 9 handles.
Raised Garden Kit
Raised Garden Kit
Item: 62091
Status: In Stock
$139.95
An easy introduction to raised bed gardening. Raised gardens are a perfect way to involve children in gardening while using minimal space! This raised bed is the perfect place to start developing the skills and experience the joys of growing plants. With 16 square feet of available planting area, there is room to grow an assortment of vegetables, herbs, or flowers. Eco-friendly kit is made from recycled plastic, so it won't rot, splinter or become infested with unwelcome critters. Tool-free snap-lock… More »
Stomp Rocket® Dueling Rockets & Refill Packs
Stomp Rocket® Dueling Rockets & Refill Packs
Item: 146725P
Status: In Stock
$8.95 - $35.95
6 years & up. Run, jump, and stomp to send these rockets high in the sky and see whose rocket flies higher! These foam-tipped rockets can fly up to 200 feet in the air using the Dueling Launch Stand. No batteries required just super easy, fast assembly and 100% kid-powered. Includes: 4 Ultra Stomp Rockets, a special Dueling Launch Stand with two Launch Pads with Air Hoses, and a Bonus Refill pack with 2 additional Ultra Stomp Rockets.
Stomp Rocket® Stunt Planes & Bonus Party Pack
Stomp Rocket® Stunt Planes & Bonus Party Pack
Item: 146723P
Status: In Stock
$6.95 - $40.95
5 years & up. Run, jump, and stomp to send these stunt planes high in the sky! These planes were designed by aeronautical engineers and are able to perform a variety of amazing tricks. Set features The Looper, The Glider, and The Wildcat. The Looper can perform giant loops, The Glider can soar up to 100 feet, and The Wildcat performs a variety of different tricks. Change up how they fly by adjusting the launch angle, fly with a head wind or tail wind, and more. 100% Kid-powered. No batteries… More »
Out and About With Music & Movement Kit
Out and About With Music & Movement Kit
Item: 62090
Status: In Stock
$139.95
4 years & up. Learning doesn't stop at the classroom door! Expand curriculum into the outdoor environment with Out and About Music & Movement Kit. This kit provides a variety of learning experiences that enable teachers to reinforce curricular concepts in a fun, hands-on way. Exploring music and rhythm helps to develop balance, spatial awareness, and whole body/brain integration. In addition, exercising with cross laterals is powerfully connected to cognitive growth and reading readiness.… More »
Smooth Rider 3-Wheel Scooter
Smooth Rider 3-Wheel Scooter
Item: 62853P
Status: In Stock
$215.95 - $429.95
3 - 7 years. Simple one-bolt assembly. 5 year warranty. Bars: 32.75"H.
Mobile Gross Motor Cart
Mobile Gross Motor Cart
Item: 70162
Status: In Stock
$369.95
Keep all your equipment organized and accessible, while moving it from place to place with our activity cart. Bottom bin is 14" deep and holds all size balls and the top bin (5" deep) can hold smaller items like jump ropes and bean bags. There are two hooks on the side to hang hula hoops and other items. Includes 2" swivel locking casters for easy mobility. Assembly required. 39"H x 36"W x 18"D. Materials sold separately.
Stomp Rocket X-Treme Rockets - Run! Jump! Stomp!
Stomp Rocket X-Treme Rockets - Run! Jump! Stomp!
Item: 146696
Status: In Stock
$23.95
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. Includes: 6 Super High Performance Stomp Rockets, Launch Pad, and a Launch Pad with Air Hose.