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. Children can create dough objects to put on the dough mats! Each mat has a letter and corresponding object for children to make and place on the mat. These mats are a wonderful and engaging way to incorporate literacy and fine motor skills. Measures 8 1/2" x 11". Set of 26.
2 years & up. Stack, match, and explore the sense of touch with this caterpillar-themed stacker. It is made up of colorful, rounded, chunky, tactile shapes that fit on a pegged base that allows for stacking multiple angled, color-coded blocks. Set includes color-matching activity cards and card stand for sequencing activities.
3 years & up. Children can create dough eggs to put in the birds nest! Each dough mat has a numeral and corresponding counting dots so children know how many dough eggs to make and place in the nest. These mats are a wonderful and engaging way to incorporate math and fine motor skills. Measures 8 1/2" x 11". Set of 9.
3 years & up. Sturdy, high-quality, interlocking builders are perfect for engineering, architecture, construction, and fine motor play. Sets universally connects with other interlocking builders for endless creations. Includes a sturdy storage container with locking lid.
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.
3 years & up. These stones are designed to enable children to have sensory experiences by experimenting with raised and indented tactile shapes and patterns that interlock together in pairs. Each pair of shapes can be joined by placing the indented or raised surfaces together and twisting the stones in opposite directions until the shapes slot fits neatly together. Activity guide included. Set of 8 stones.
3 years & up. Learning to write the curves and lines of the alphabet just got easier with this sensory-driven activity. Follow the directional arrows and trace each letter with the magnetic stylus to pull the beads up into the holes. Lightly trace over the letters again with the tip of a finger and the metal balls drop back into the base. 11 1/2"L x 9 1/4"W x 1/2"H.
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.
18 months & up. This colorful set of 24 Pop 'Em Shapes provides multiple learning experiences for children. The vibrant pieces introduce six colors to enhance color recognition and the shapes printed on each piece allow for the identification of six basic shapes. Fine motor skills are enhanced as children push the pieces together and pull them apart. The learning continues as children sort and match the pieces by shape and color attributes.
3 years & up. Fun scissor action scoops for playing catch and release activities in the water table. Features translucent scoops with easy-grip handles. Great for building fine motor skills and strengthening hand motions needed for scissor skills.
3 years & up. Sturdy, high-quality, translucent interlocking builders are perfect for engineering, architecture, construction, the light table, and fine motor play. Sets universally connects with other interlocking builders for endless creations. Includes a sturdy storage container with locking lid.
1 year & up. Stack the shapes on opposite ends of the see-saw to create a balanced platform. Shapes fit snugly in routed holes. Promotes color and shape recognition, balancing, color-matching, and sequencing. Sturdy wooden construction with rounded corners and smooth edges. Safe non-toxic paints with a clear finish.
With safely rounded corners and a powder-coated finish, this unique weaving frame serves as a creative focal point both indoors and out. Weaving strips (sold separately) in varying lengths and fabrics add sensory experiences, fine motor development, and opportunities for patterning, color recognition, math and problem-solving skills. Frame measures 48"W x 36"H.
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. Little engineers will have hours of fun learning STEM skills and strengthening fine motor development with these four uniquely different products. Each has its own appeal for early engineers, including creativity and endless design and construction. Set includes Tumble Trax, Candy Construction, Create-A-Maze, and Gears! Gears! Gears!® Comes with activity sheet. Magnetic whiteboard not included.
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. Foldable 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 disign, structure and balance skills. Enhance the designs by creating them on top of a light table.
3 years & up. Stimulate children's learning in the block center by integrating dinosaurs that are made with unit blocks. Mix and match interchangeable body parts to make your own unique dinosaur. Set includes 5 dinosaurs. Unit blocks sold separately.
18 months and up. These chunky, translucent, interlocking builders are perfect for the light table, construction, and fine motor play. The brightly colored pieces are perfect for children to build a variety of creations. This set universally connects with other builders. Includes a sturdy storage container with locking lid. Available in 72 and 150 piece sets. Four building boards included with the 150 piece set only. Smallest block size is 1 1/4".
18 months & up. Young Brix are soft, flexible bristled blocks in nine different shapes that interlock to almost every side for endless possibilities of creative building. This colorful Brix set features oversized pieces designed for small hands to easily manipulate. From an early age, children can enhance creativity while developing fine and gross motor skills, logic and reason, and hand-eye coordination through open,ended STEM-based play. Included: 36 Young Brix Bristle Blocks and Storage Box.
12 months & up. A jar full of ladybugs that crinkle, have textures, and hook together with magnets. Introduce math as children learn to count the dots on the ladybug's wings. Each ladybug is 3 1/2" long. Surface wash. Set of 8.
2 years & up. Lively graphics, numbers, animals, and colorful designs are fun to lace. Smooth, chunky beads with large holes, 10 laces, and 60 wooden beads make this a great set for the classroom. 1 1/4" beads. Wooden storage tray.
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.