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Support children’s exploration of STEM concepts in your after-school or summer learning program. With Kaplan’s selection of interactive STEM-related toys and games, kids can learn the basics about mechanics, robotics, environmental science, physics, electricity, and more.

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Coral Connection Set
Item: 34395P
Status: In Stock
$109.95 - $169.95
3 years & up. Based upon the beauty of coral reefs, organic growth and organic connections, Coral Connections helps children create environments in a toy-based format. Soft, pliable plastic components feature snap fit and ball and joint connections to easily build horizontally, vertically or in web-like mesh. Sea creatures and a treasure chest help children build their own stories and visual and audible narratives as they construct ecosystems and form connections visually and spatially. Can… More »
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Ramptastic - STEM Ramp for Testing Velocity
Item: 63780
Status: Temporarily Out of Stock
$54.95
3 years & up. This sturdy wooden incline ramp invites children to explore STEM concepts through prediction and experimentation. The six varying textures give children the opportunity to test the effects of surfacing, weight, and velocity on the potential speed and function of different objects. Ramptastic also introduces simple machines to children and is the perfect addition to the STEM toys in your classroom. Activity card(s) included. Cars sold separately. Measures 12.5"L x 4.75"W x 4.25"H.
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Unit Block Marble Run - 40 Piece Set
Item: 37089
Status: In Stock
$94.95
3 years & up. Children can begin early exploration of physics, STEM lessons, and architectural design using the Unit Block Marble Run 40 piece set. Rubberwood blocks feature drops, bumps and routed paths that allow for multiple building opportunities. Ten double-sided concept cards provide building inspiration for different block arrangements as well as corresponding lessons related to physics theories. Set includes 4 starter acrylic marbles and 36 block pieces scaled to unit block proportions… More »
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PowerClix® Frames Natural - 74 Piece Set
Item: 32460
Status: In Stock
$154.95
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 »
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Air Toobz Classroom Set
Item: 300938
Status: In Stock
$285.95
3 years & up. Foster experimentation, problem solving, and other STEM-related concepts through captivating play with the Air Toobz Classroom Set. Using a child-safe turbine, Air Toobz send foam balls flying through a network of modular tubes and up into the air. The set offers continual opportunities for customization with adjustable airflows that create different speeds and interchangeable parts that you can arrange in many different ways. Create loops and swirls, or weave them under tables… More »
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Sorting Shells
Item: 61081P
Status: In Stock
$7.50 - $27.95
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.
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Junior Engineer Creative Building Set
Item: 86908
Status: In Stock
$37.95
3 years & up. Design all types of construction vehicles with our engineering set. Perfectly sized for small hands, children can connect the chunky bolts, wheels, and joints. As children build, they boost planning and motor skills. A total of 210 pieces in a stackable plastic container.
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Obie Floor Projection
Item: 37060
Status: In Stock
$4,995.95
All ages. Meet Obie, the next level of interactive play. Discover games for kids of all ages to play, replay, and come back for more. Children are actively learning while being physically engaged promoting a healthy, active life style for the brain and body. Kaplan Early Learning Company has pre-selected dozens of energizing, popular games to challenge your early learner in areas such as literacy, gross motors skills, math skills, science, music, and more. Bring new excitement to the classroom with… More »
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STEM Concepts Posters- Set of 12
Item: 89773
Status: In Stock
$21.95
Decorate your classroom or learning center with these STEM Concepts and Activities Diverse Settings Poster Set . These posters are a great way for your children to identify and relate to others as they engage in similar STEM activities. Use these posters in an interactive lesson to describe what STEM based activity the children are engaging in. Each high quality image measures 11"L x 17"W.
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STEM Journals - Set of 10
Item: 86303
Status: In Stock
$24.95
3 years & up. This 8 page STEM Journal outlines how to utilize the scientific process in an early childhood classroom. Each of the 11"L x 8.5"W pages provide a space for children to draw pictures along with developmentally appropriate lines to write text as they utilize the scientific method. Perfect addition to any science center! Set of 10 journals.
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Six Mighty Magnets
Item: 24381
Status: In Stock
$29.95
3 years & up. These plastic 5 inch horseshoe-shaped magnets are for small groups of individual learning.
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Jumbo Eyedroppers With Stand
Item: 62610
Status: In Stock
$21.95
3 years & up. Six sturdy, chunky eyedroppers are sized perfectly for little hands and make a great addition to a science center or sensory table. Children can have fun experimenting with cause and effect while building fine motor skills. Stand provides convenience and organization for storage. Stand measures 2.25"H x 4.5"W x 4.75"L.
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Primary Science Set and Lab Experiments
Item: 98244
Status: In Stock
$43.95
3 years & up. Real science tools perfectly sized for little hands! Includes 10 activities that cover science process skills, living and non-living things, physical science, senses and more. Includes beaker, magnifying glass, funnel, eyedropper, flask, tweezers, goggles, test tubes, and activity cards.
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Natural Wooden Loose Parts Kit
Item: 63826
Status: In Stock
$99.95
3 years & up. Take a closer look at natural wood elements and inspire curiosity while exploring this Natural Wood Treasures Pack! Loose parts inspire children to be creative and problem-solving. Discover various branches, drift wood, rattan, roots, bark, and willows. This set features 13 different natural wood elements: Branch Offcuts - Oval, Mulberry Slices, Small Cuts Tea Plant Branch Cuttings, Azalea Branch Cuttings, Drift Wood, Dark Brown Rattan, Dried Ginger Root, Mulberry Root, Rattan… More »
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Science Sensory Tubes
Item: 30769
Status: In Stock
$47.95
2 years & up. Create your own sensory tubes with this set of 4 clear tubes with dual openings. Includes 8 solid lids (two red, two blue, two yellow, two orange) and 4 vented lids (red, blue, yellow,orange) to let children explore their sense of smell. Lids easily twist on and off, and hold liquid securely inside. Contents shown are not included. Each tube is 12"H x 2"D.
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Very First Magnet Kit
Item: 146515
Status: In Stock
$34.95
4 years & up. Your little scientist will cling to the Very First Magnetic Kit! Kids will explore the power of magnetism by comparing magnetic versus non-magnetic objects. Play magnet games and discover if a magnetic force can travel through water, cardboard, or sides of a glass jar. Includes: Magnetic wand, Giant horseshoe magnet, 2 Plastic-encased block magnet, 3 Ceramic ring magnets, 20 Metal-rimmed counting chips, 10 Magnet marbles, and an Activity booklet.
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STEM Builder Series Build an Animal
Item: 63197
Status: In Stock
$52.95
3 years & up. Over 300 pieces contribute to this kit's endless building possibilities. An assortment of activity card(s) illustrate possible animal and pattern configurations and encourage children to design their own creations. The Build an Animal STEM Kit builds on children's natural curiosity by providing the materials and freedom to explore. The Animal Building Cards give children a start by building a giraffe, lion, elephant, chicken, frog and bird. Children should then be encouraged to… More »
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STEM Builder Series Build a Waterway
Item: 63198
Status: In Stock
$49.95
3 years & up. This 90-piece set includes a variety of items to create working waterways. Children can experiment with the effects that construction, gravity, and distance have on water pressure and flow as they create endless waterway configurations. Materials are transparent to allow for easy viewing of water flow. The Build a Waterway STEM Kit builds on children's natural curiosity by providing the materials and freedom to explore. The funnels, measuring pitchers, connector tubes, blockers,… More »
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Simple Machines STEM Activity Set
Item: 53888
Status: In Stock
$36.95
Grades K & up. Keep it simple with real STEM learning! Discover amazing engineering wonders through scientific exploration with colorful, engaging tools and hands-on activities and experiments. Introduce and explore all 6 simple machines as you make amazing discoveries, design solutions for real-world problems, and conduct your own investigations. Comprehensive Activity Guide with reproducible materials is also included. Largest piece (cart) measures 5"L x 3.5"W. Includes: Lever Board,… More »
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Let's See Nature Assorted Loose Parts
Item: 98343
Status: In Stock
$32.95
3 years & up. Enhance your science center with this set of 16 natural assorted loose parts. Pieces vary in size, shape, color and texture allowing children to explore them using different senses. See what makes each piece unique by using magnifying glasses and microscopes to get an up close look. Pieces in the set may vary.
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K'NEX® Introduction to Simple Machines: Gears - 7 Model Builds
Item: 25251
Status: In Stock
$69.95
Grades 2 & up. Hands-on Investigation Kit supports building a variety of real-world models that demonstrate science and technology concepts. Students will explore through hands-on investigation concepts such as gearing up/down and increasing speed/force as they build crank fans, egg beaters and more. Includes building instructions for 6 different models with real-life photo and key facts. Complete set includes building materials in a sturdy divided case, teaching resource CD (with teaching notes,… More »
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K'NEX® Introduction to Simple Machines: Levers and Pulleys
Item: 25250
Status: In Stock
$69.95
Grades 2 & up. Hands-on Investigation Kit supports building a variety of real-world models that demonstrate science and technology concepts. Students will explore through hands-on investigation 1st, 2nd and 3rd Class levers along with fixed, movable and combination pulley systems. Includes building instructions for 8 different models with real-life photo and key facts. Complete set includes K'nex rods and connectors in a sturdy, divided case, teaching resource CD (with teaching notes, building… More »
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Jumbo Test Tubes with Stand
Item: 98245
Status: In Stock
$21.95
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.
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Stones & Minerals Loose Parts Kit
Item: 32920
Status: In Stock
$99.95
3 years & up. Inspire crafts and scientific discovery with this Natural Stones and Minerals kit! This rock collection box includes more than 210 individual pieces and 11 different types: River Pebbles, Polished Stones (black, white, assorted), Tiger's Eye, Gemstones, Amethyst Points, Amethyst Clusters, Iron Pyrite, 2 Agate slices (large and small). An ideal addition to sensory bin, little geologists will love to sort, classify and identify the various stone characteristics! Use this kit to start… More »