STEM

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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STEM Journals - Set of 10
STEM Journals - Set of 10
Item: 86303
Status: In Stock
$21.95
3 years & up. This 8 page STEM Journal outlines how to utilize the scientific process in an early childhood classroom. Each of the 8.5" x 11" 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.
Mechanical Engineering®: Robotic Arms Kit
Mechanical Engineering®: Robotic Arms Kit
Item: 146203
Status: In Stock
$64.95
7 years & up. Build 6 functioning mechanical arms, grabber claws, and legs with this Mechanical Engineering® Kit by Thames & Kosmos. Learn mechanical engineering principles firsthand as you build claws that can grab and lift using pneumatic and hydraulic systems powered by air pressure. Included: 201 Building pieces and a 32-Page manual with easy-to-follow illustrated instructions.
SmartLab® Aftershock Earthquake Lab™ Kit
SmartLab® Aftershock Earthquake Lab™ Kit
Item: 146301
Status: In Stock
$39.99
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 »
Skate Park Engineering® & Design Set - 43 Pieces
Skate Park Engineering® & Design Set - 43 Pieces
Item: 146313
Status: Temporarily Out of Stock
$19.95
5 years & up. Your little engineers will love designing and creating their own skatepark with this Skate Park Engineering® & Design Set by Learning Resources. Use the activity cards to complete design challenges or let your imagination run wild and create your own crazy ramps and jumps that will send your skater flying. The perfect set to encourage early STEM learning. Longest ramp measures 10" x 2". Included: 43 Easy-to-assemble pieces: Flag, building pieces, 1 figure with… More »
Magnetic Wands
Magnetic Wands
Item: 81117P
Status: In Stock
$3.25 - $16.95
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.
Sorting Shells
Sorting Shells
Item: 61081P
Status: In Stock
$5.95 - $25.95
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.
Junior Engineer Creative Building Set
Junior Engineer Creative Building Set
Item: 86908
Status: In Stock
$35.95
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.
STEM Builder Series Build a Waterway
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 »
Magnetic Match Rings
Magnetic Match Rings
Item: 62578
Status: In Stock
$16.95
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.
Science Sensory Tubes
Science Sensory Tubes
Item: 30769
Status: In Stock
$44.95
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.
Jumbo Eyedroppers With Stand
Jumbo Eyedroppers With Stand
Item: 62610
Status: In Stock
$19.95
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.
STEM Concepts and Activities Diverse Settings Poster Set - Set of 12
STEM Concepts and Activities Diverse Settings Poster Set - Set of 12
Item: 89773
Status: In Stock
$19.95
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.
Dynamo Dominoes Construction Set - 107 Pieces
Dynamo Dominoes Construction Set - 107 Pieces
Item: 143588
Status: In Stock
$43.95
3 years & up. Watch the chain reaction of events as the dominoes fall down piece by piece! This set can be set up in all sorts of ways. Let kids take control of how to set up the trail! Set is made of wood, metal, water-based paint, TEP and ABS. Includes 100 wooden dominoes. 107 pieces total within the set.
Six Mighty Magnets
Six Mighty Magnets
Item: 24381
Status: In Stock
$27.95
3 years & up. These plastic 5 inch horseshoe-shaped magnets are for small groups of individual learning.
Agate Light Table Slices - Set of 12
Agate Light Table Slices - Set of 12
Item: 86109
Status: In Stock
$19.95
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.
Ramptastic - STEM Ramp for Testing Velocity
Ramptastic - STEM Ramp for Testing Velocity
Item: 63780
Status: In 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 4.25" H x 4.75" W x 12.5" L.
Let's See Nature Loose Parts with Fossils, Rocks, Minerals and More
Let's See Nature Loose Parts with Fossils, Rocks, Minerals and More
Item: 98343
Status: In Stock
$29.95
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.
Jumbo Test Tubes with Stand
Jumbo Test Tubes with Stand
Item: 98245
Status: In Stock
$20.95
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.
Wooden Discovery Blocks
Wooden Discovery Blocks
Item: 87339
Status: In Stock
$34.95
12 months & up. Encourage your children to explore their senses with this set of Multicolor Wooden Discovery Blocks Manipulatives with Different Textures. Children will enjoy discovering the different textures, sounds and colors to stimulate touch, feel and sight senses. The durable wood makes these blocks last through hours of play. Encourage your children to make patterns and identify the colors of the blocks they play with. This activity block set consists of 3 visual blocks, 3 auditory blocks… More »
Investigating the Answer Books - Set of 6
Investigating the Answer Books - Set of 6
Item: 73732
Status: In Stock
$45.95
4 - 7 years. These engaging titles will help young children learn to identify, compare, and consider all of the factors when deciding what their answer will be. Child-centered text and vibrant images combine to clearly explain the properties and uses of items in our world. Set of 6.
KEVA® Structures 200 Plank Set
KEVA® Structures 200 Plank Set
Item: 52469
Status: In Stock
$57.95
5 years & up. Develop a knack to stack! No glue or connectors required -- simply stack wood planks to create buildings, monuments, and geometric forms. It's the ideal activity to help children gain an understanding of balance and proportion, as well as interest in architecture, building, and design. Set includes: 200 pine planks and an idea booklet.
Amazing Architectures and Structures Around the World Books - Set of 6
Amazing Architectures and Structures Around the World Books - Set of 6
Item: 73809
Status: In Stock
$46.95
4 years & up. Use these wonderful Amazing Architectures and Structures Around the World Book Set for an interactive lesson about building great structures. From skyscrapers up high to tunnels down below, children will enjoy learning about how and why these structures are built. This book set promotes literacy and early vocabulary. Encourage children to ask questions or talk about the structures they have seen in person. Set of 6.
Sea Beans Loose Parts- 2 lb Bag
Sea Beans Loose Parts- 2 lb Bag
Item: 55505
Status: In Stock
$41.95
Sea Beans are seeds from trees and vines that grow along tropical shores. They wash into the ocean, drift and are collected. The seeds are a beautiful, natural element for investigations, sorting, sand and water play and more."
Early Engineering® Set
Early Engineering® Set
Item: 62997
Status: In Stock
$159.95
5 years & up. Little engineers will have hours of fun learning STEM skills and strengthening fine motor development with these five uniquely different products. Each has its own appeal for early engineers, including creativity and endless design and construction. Set includes: Tumble Trax Magnetic Marble Run, Create-A-Maze, Gears! Gears! Gears!® Super Building Set, MathLink Cubes Early Math Set, and Design & Drill® Bolt-It Bucket (drill requires 3 AAA batteries - not included.)