3 years & up. This 8 page STEM Journal outlines how to utilize the scientific process in an early childhood classroom. Each of the 8 1/2" 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.
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.
2 years & up. With these Sorting Stones children can explore colors, shapes, and patterns. The durable 1.5" diameter stones have a colorful bug character engraved on one side. Each set includes 20 stones, with five bug body shapes: circle, square, rectangle, triangle, hexagon and in four colors: red, blue, yellow and green. Great for indoor and outdoor play. An activity guide is included with ideas on how to introduce the stones to your setting, plus games exploring sorting, counting, and pattern skills.
2 years & up. This set of plastic water channels, in two sizes, and Chute Stands are perfect for a hands-on play experience! Transparent channels allow children to experiment with gravity as they watch materials move from one channel to the next. Children will learn about cause and effect of as they experiment with different positions and angels. Use with the STEM Chute Stands Set for even more possibilities. The 3 stands are made of powder-coated steel and are designed with a rounded base for… More »
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 »
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.
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 cards included. Cars sold separately. Measures 4.5" H x 4.5" W x 12.5" L.
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 »
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.
7 years & up. Construct tracks of tunnels, funnels, ramps, and chutes, then set the ball rolling and watch your creation come to life. The open-ended, no rules play promotes experimentation, creativity, and problem solving, which are key mental skills for aspiring young engineers and architects. As children build through trial and error, they gain an early understanding of physics and engineering concepts like balance and structural stability. No glue and no connectors means structures are vulnerable… More »
3 years & up. This complete archaeologist STEM kit offers over 40 archaeologist materials including tools, artifacts, and uniform, including a safari hat (measures 4.5"H x 10.95"W x 9.90"L). Children can step into the role of scientist when they participate in a small scale dig using the shovel and rake to find items such as bones, plate pieces, and fossils. The grid and grid numbers help children as they chart and record the items into the artifact journal. Continue the journey… More »
3 years & up. Building blocks that glow! These beautifully colored building blocks are different than the traditional building blocks because they are built from a powered base and every block lights up as you stack them. There are endless possibilities to fulfill imagination and creativity since there is not a wrong way to stack the blocks. Use Light Stax as a custom night light with 3 light modes: solid, flashing, and fading. All three modes have a 15 minute auto shut-off. Expand your imagination… More »
5 years & up. Your little engineers will love designing and creating their own skyscrapers, cranes, bridges and more with this City Engineering® & Design Set by Learning Resources. Use the activity cards to complete design challenges or let your imagination run wild and create your own city. The perfect set to encourage early STEM learning. Platform measures 4.25" x 4.25". Included: 89 Easy-to-assemble pieces: Gears, building pieces,2 figures, a truck, a construction cone and more, and Activity cards.
4 years & up. Explore and build endless 2D & 3D models with this easy click and connect system. Colorful translucent plastics and unique geometric shapes and extender rods allow for open-ended, creativity-inspired constructions. Integrates flawlessly with Solids and Organics PowerClix® systems. The activity guide gives young builders step-by-step instruction on how to create a variety of models while teaching them the basics of science, construction and engineering. Eight unique shapes… More »
4 years & up. This building set encourages children to think like engineers while using organic, neutral colors and familiar shapes for building. This open-ended magnetic construction toy uses frames with a simple click 'n connect system that allows for endless 3D or 2D models. Features a metal plate built into the packaging to store and organize the set of 74 pieces.
7 years & up. Let's get rolling! Build your own adorable robotic pet hedgehog to play with and perform amusing tricks. The robot features a built-in sound sensor and programmed to react to different sounds. After building your hedgehog, you can play with it by making different sounds and watch it tumble, roll, spin around, bristle its spines, and scurry around. Instruct your hedgehog to perform different actions with various clapping patterns on command. Learn about the inner mechanical workings… More »
Grades K & up. Set sail with real STEM learning! Young learners can dive into early physics in a fun, colorful way with this two-piece submarine and floating raft along with weights, balls, and stars to bring investigations to life. This set also features 10 detailed Activity Cards (with over 20 engaging, high-impact activities) that cover all aspects of STEM, plus key science concepts of buoyancy, density, and more! Comprehensive activity guide with reproducible materials is also included.… More »
2 years & up. Children explore geometric and engineering builds while developing their fine motor, spatial thinking, and problem solving skills through open-ended quality block play with this set of 28 unit blocks. Smooth-sanded rubberwood pieces encourage young builders to create buildings, bridges, and structures, stimulating young minds with an incomparable experience of traditional block play while providing hours of continuous play.
6 years & up. Your Mission: Get the laser beam to the rockets so they can safely return to earth! You'll need to use science and logic to reflect the laser beam to the rockets. Carefully place the satellite mirrors to guide your path, but watch out for space rocks that might get in your way. It's one tricky job for any scientist, but with a little brain power you'll be sure to ignite the rockets and your mind. One mission completed and 39 more to go! This single player game features a game grid… More »
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.)
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 »
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.
7 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.