For perfecting fine motor development, Kaplan offers hundred of different sets for children to play with, including lace, buckle, zipper, and button boards, sorters, LEGO® sets, K'Nex Sets, and pegboards.
3 years & up. A fantastic building activity that helps children develop a sense of geometry and spatial awareness, as well as hand-eye coordination. The distinct angle of the bamboo pieces create endless possibilities for making exciting shapes and structures. Play with it as a game or construction activity. Includes 24 angular bamboo rings and an activity guide.
4 years & up. Build limitless creations with IO Blocks®! Each set is comprised of 12 unique plastic shapes and features 6 colors; red, blue, green, tan, black and white. Curved elements add design options. Blocks connect with a secure, yet easily adjustable friction fit. Choose between 76 piece, 114 piece, 192 piece, and 500 piece sets.
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 »
3 years & up. Young future farmers will enjoy down on the farm?fun with this fully assembled, wooden barn. Two-story barn is stocked with seven realistic plastic farm animals, a wooden ladder and a folding corral. Chunky handles let you take this little bit of 'country' wherever you go. Fold-able wooden barn comes complete with seven farm animals, folding corral and ladder. 13 1/2"L x 10 1/2"W x 7"D.
2 years & up. Add a new dimension to manipulative play with this 96 piece set. Simply clip the edges together to create an unlimited array of constructions. Build people, buildings, animals and more. Explore symmetry versus asymmetry, discover color combinations. Strengthens design, structure and balance skills. Enhance the designs by creating them on top of a light table.
3 years & up. Incorporate block play in your child's learning with these Block Mate Dinosaurs. This set of dinosaurs promotes fine motor skills and dramatic play. Use these colorful blocks as props in a lesson about the prehistoric era. Encourage children to mix and match the interchangeable body parts to make your own unique dinosaur. This set includes 5 dinosaurs: Spinosaurus, Stegosaurus, Tyrannosaurus Rex, Triceratops, and Brontosaurus. Unit blocks sold separately.
5 years & up. Give your kid a head start in creating and building! Promote your child's development of STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, and math) concepts by lighting their natural curiosity and creativity. Your child will learn the basic principles of building and bring their creations to life with this educational toy that promotes skill development and allows the creation of three-dimensional models. This set includes newly designed parts - a barbell shaped rod that easily sandwiches… More »
3 years & up. Stack, sort, lace and more - the possibilities are endless! Colorful, plastic buttons and spools in 6 different colors feature large holes for lacing and stack for counting and sorting. Included in the set are laces and stoppers to help you create all you can imgine. Great for early math skills, color recognition and fine motor development.
3 years & up. Natural and unscripted play patterns emerge when Branch Blocks are provided for building and dramatic play inspiration. The intact textured bark on each building piece adds sensory exploration mirroring the organic benefits of outdoor play. Use Branch Blocks to practice stacking, sorting and STEM activities. Includes 36 wood pieces.
2 years & up. Children will love this bold and tactile activity toy, which features plenty of colorful stacking discs and numbers for stacking on to the peg board. Match the numbered squares to the dots on the base of the puzzle and then count the brightly colored discs as they are placed onto their individual pegs. Perfect for developing dexterity, coordination and first counting skills. This product meets the industry toy safety standards and is painted with child-safe paint.
3 years & up. Push them together and POP them apart. Made of top-quality silicone, these "suction construction" pieces will stick to virtually any flat surface and to each other. Bright, soft silicone pieces in eight different shapes for endless construction fun! Set of 50 pieces.
3 years & up. Magic Connectors feature brightly colored pieces that snap together to create fun, free-form designs and letter shapes. These uniquely-shaped connectors enhance gross and fine motor skills through the creative building. Encourage children to build their own unique figures. Use these pieces in a lesson about shapes, and assign children a shape to build afterward. Longest piece measures 3". Included: 75 Connectors, 6 Wheels, 9 Spokes, and Storage Box.
3 years & up. Match and connect the nut and bolt manipulatives by color and shape then twist them together. The nut and bolt pieces are designed for children to easily grasp and supports fine motor skills development. Bolts measure approximately 2 1/2". Includes 72 Plastic Nuts and Bolts Pieces and Storage Box.
2 years & up. Invite children to build thoughtfully and organically with Wooden Stackers Standing Stones. Inspired by prehistoric building blocks, these geometric, wooden stones foster a child's curiosity for creating ancient structures using organic, natural materials. Each wooden block is sanded smooth to highlight the beautiful gradient of the original wood. Different sizes help children understand weight, gravity and patterns. Inspiration cards encourage children to creatively stack and… More »
2 years & up. Children will be sorting counting, adding, subtracting, and making colorful designs. Includes 8" square 25 hole Crepe Rubber pegboard, 25 Stacker Pegs (2 5/8" long), and suggested activities.
Our jumbo-sized beads are just the right size for small hands and they're made of unbreakable plastic, so they'll stand up to years in the classroom. 360 chubby beads come in 6 shapes and 6 colors and have extra-big holes for no-fail stringing. Beads come in our plastic container and the round bead measures is 3/4".
2 years & up. Bring the instinctive wonder that children have for nature into the classroom with an organic, wooden building blocks set. The Wooden Stackers River Stones invite children to build and stack using blocks inspired by the natural, polished shapes of river rocks. The rounded, wooden stones are sanded smooth to highlight the beautiful gradient of the wood pieces. Different sizes help children understand weight, gravity and patterns. Inspiration cards encourage children to build creatively… More »
3 years & up. Inspire and be inspired with this set of 144 unique, soft formed loose parts that mimic elements we see in the world around us. The law of gravity will test a child's patience, concentration and problem solving skills while creating imaginative structures. The set includes loose parts that represent water, trees, bricks, wood, steel, stones, a ball and people. The idea guide is full of images that will help spark imaginations and inspire new creations.
3 years & up. Endless construction possibilities, bright fluorescent colors, easy-to-connect pieces, all add up to fun. This 140 piece set consists of 5 different shapes in 5 assorted colors. Includes a sturdy, stackable container that measures 12"L x 7" W" x 6"H.
3 years & up. From simple designs to more engineering marvels, these simple sticks connect from end to end or along any side. Add rings to make movement and added interest, the possibilities are endless.This large set includes 36 sticks (2 3/4"L) in 10 colors, 4 large rings (2" in diameter) and 6 small rings (1 1/2" in diameter) in 10 colors. 460 pieces.
3 years & up. Roll your way into a good time with this marbulous-marble run! The durable, transparent pieces allow children to visually track the entire course of their marble as it makes its journey through several fun twists and turns. This Transparent Marble Run promotes fine motor skills, spatial relationships, logic, and STEM skills. The colorful pieces can fit together multiple ways, so children can design them differently each time. Have children drop the marbles in at different points… 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.