3 years & up. Children will enjoy endless fun with this Arctic Habitat Sensory Bin. Along with lots of materials you get an activity guide co-written by Dr. Laura Bailet. She introduces the sensory bin and fun ways parents, teachers and children can use it. Children can let a walrus drive the boat in an arctic sea or build snowballs with the penguins.
3 years & up. Let children explore pond life through this Pond Habitat Sensory Bin. Along with lots of materials you get an activity guide co-written by Dr. Laura Bailet. She introduces the sensory bin and fun ways parents, teachers and children can use it. Count frogs and turtles, build a rock barrier between water and dirt or plant small trees.
5 years & up. Mesmerize children for hours on end with this unique, feel-good play foam by Educational Insights. This super soft, fluffy stuff is fun to squish, mix, and more. Watch as it sticks together under pressure and magically expands and moves apart when the pressure is released. Place it in a tube or jar, flip it upside down, and watch as it crawls and trickles down to the bottom. Great for enhancing sensory development skills, creative play, and more. Pluffle never dries out and is… More »
3 years & up. Strong ceramic magnets with an easy grip plastic handle. How do Magnets Work? Teach young scientists about magetism without a mess. Just waive these wands over different objects to see if they are magnetic. Each magnet can pick up small items such as paperclips and iron shavings. Available individually and in sets of 3 or 6. Colors will vary.
3 years & up. Look under the magnifying glass to see the different details of the shells or use for counting, sorting, and up-close viewing. These genuine, assorted sea shells come in different sizes. Available in a set of 12 or a set of 48.
3 years & up. Take a closer look and explore the world around you with the Kaplan Magnifiers! This set of three magnifiers feature 3x to 5x magnification of objects. Turn on the built-in light to improve visibility. Magnifiers measure 5.75", 6", and 6.75" long. Each individual magnifier requires 3 AAA batteries (not included).
2 years & up. Fossils inspire children's imagination and excite young learners. They will delight in discovering and examining this set of 8 realistic and tactile specimens. The set includes ammonite, clam shell, fern leaf, preserved leaves, sea urchin, shark's tooth, shrimp and trilobite. Made from a unique stone mix, they are durable enough to be used outdoors. Each fossil measures approximately 3.5". Magnifying glass and brushes are not included.
3 years & up. Light, soft and smooth and resembles snow allowing children to create different shapes with their own hands! Easy clean up with a damp cloth and can be used over and over again! Includes .5 lb. and reusable airtight bucket to ensure it stays soft.
3 years & up. Bring science into the classroom. This set of 12 Agate slices will delight the little explorer in any child. Transparent quality of each slice allows children to see the layers caused by formations. Color and texture variations can open discussions about likes and differences. The possibilities are endless! Each slice measures approximately 1.5" wide.
What can you add to your early childhood classroom that will immerse children in rich learning, reduce challenging behaviors, and develop confidence as well as critical thinking and problem-solving skills? A makerspace! Filled with colorful photographs taken in real early childhood settings, this book will guide you step-by-step in making a makerspace that invites young children to boldly explore materials and create something only they can imagine. Discover how to: draft a plan and gather materials,… More »
3 years & up. Learn about magnetism, develop visual matching skills, and improve eye-hand coordination. Each ring is magnetic -- one side positive and the other negative. When the rings are stacked, they either attract the next ring and pull them together, or repel it and cause it to float. Includes 40 pattern match challenges, 10 magnetic rings, a stand, and a storage bag.
5 years & up. Help little hands get a grip! The key to fine motor skills is developing the thumb-forefinger pincer grasp. Feature ergonomic depressions to guide proper grip. Use with manipulatives or other small objects. Perfect for teachers, specialists and occupational therapists. Also a great early science tool. Set of 12 - 6" long tweezers. 2 each of 6 colors. Guide included with suggested activities.
Grades 1 & up. This large wall-mount thermometer clearly gives temperature in both Celsius and Fahrenheit scales. Recessed tube prevents accidents. Temperature ranges: -40 to 50 degrees Celsius and -40 to 120 degrees Fahrenheit. Use indoors or out. Measures 15"H x 3"W.
4 years & up. Watch 5 caterpillars develop into beautiful butterflies in this intriguing observation station. Comes with a mesh pop-up habitat, feeding kit, care instructions, butterfly facts, and a coupon (shipping and handling charges may apply) for butterfly culture. (Sorry, we cannot ship larvae to Hawaii.) Habitat measures approximately 10.5"H x 10.5" diameter.
3 years & up. Introduce conservation practices to your children with this descriptive Recycling Zone Learn What Materials Can Be Recycled. This poster promotes environmental awareness, community, and earth conscientiousness. Children will learn what common materials from their home can be recycled. For an after lesson game, divide your class into four teams, and have them discuss what should be recycled. Afterwards, have them place the tiles under the correct zone. Includes one large board and… More »
3 years & up. Observe on a grand scale with our extra-large Jumbo magnifiers, sized perfectly for small hands. Ideal for taking a closer look at plants, animals and insects in life science lessons. Built-in stands allow hands-free viewing. Each magnifier's plastic lens measures 4.5" in diameter and offers 4.5x magnification. Set includes 6 colors. Plastic magnifiers measure 8"L each.
3 years & up. Introduce new materials to your science center with these Durable Eye Droppers. These small pipettes are great for transferring liquid materials in science experiments or for practicing fine motor skills. The plastic tubes and rubber tops provide a safe tool for class and small group investigations. Your children will love exploring and observing different reactions.
4 years & up. Introduce children to a real scientific toy that provides visual detail and information about animals, plants, and everyday household items. Fully functioning 5x microscope with two comfortable eyepieces contains 20 slides with 60 photo-quality images, and over 100 facts and questions. Multilingual audio-4 languages included! Requires 3 AAA batteries (sold separately).
4 years & up. A metamorphosis kit for ladybugs. Watch nature work its magic as you see ladybugs change from cute little larvae into adult beetles in their own Ladybug Land! Includes see-through habitat, voucher to redeem online for 10 to 13 ladybugs and food (at an additional cost), built in magnifier lenses, and fun-filled instruction guide.
3 - 5 years. Take your children on a journey to the world around them with this set of National Geographic Nonfiction for Young Readers. This high-interest, educationally vetted series of beginners reads features the magnificent images of National Geographic. These images are accompanied by texts written by experienced, skilled children's book authors. Children will love reading abou subjects such as animals, plants, rocks, and mummies. Encourage your children to write about what they read or discuss… More »
4 years & up. Use these Jumbo Easy to Grip Test Tubes with Stand for Early STEM Learning in your next STEM lesson. These chunky science tools are sized just right for little scientists. Children will love filling these tubes with different liquids or materials for experiments. These test tubes can also be used for dramatic play. Set includes 6 jumbo test tubes with a rack and multiple color lids.
3 years & up. Children will be excited with this assortment of 18 nature items. With different shapes, forms, textures and sizes, children will learn about the geological finds in the earth. Fossils may review traces of animals or plants, like stems, shells and more. This set includes 2 fossils, 2 agate slices, 2 shells, and an interesting collection of rocks and minerals.