3 years & up. Building upon the multi-faceted early childhood development benefits of unit block play, these sturdy wooden trucks are designed to overlay a new lesson on how a simple machine works. Teaches children to investigate the mechanics of gears, levers, wheel and axle technology, and pendulums. Use Unit Blocks (sold separately) with these Block Science Big Trucks to teach simple machine and STEM concepts while encouraging construction, deconstruction, teamwork, social interaction and self-expression.
6 years & up. Practice storytelling and problem-solving challenges with the Imagination Kit. Includes 400 pieces, a Pocketful of Ideas card deck, and an imagination sketchbook with instructions. Sketch a solution to a challenge, build a prototype, and watch your ideas come to life! Features: unleash your Imagination with this open-ended kit, contains 400 pieces and 105 card challenges, draw, sketch, and experiment with different materials, combine pieces to solve the challenges, unlimited fun… More »
3 years & up. Bring out your child's inner architect with this classic log building set. A classic wood toy with solid pine logs in red, yellow & natural; green roof planks & red gables.250 pieces in heavy-duty canvas bag for storage. This set comes complete with instructions to build a log cabin, barnyard and tree house all at the same time!
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.
18 months & up. Children can engage in a historic cultural journey while playing with the eight Around the World Dolls. These 5" figures represent four males and four females dressed in traditional clothing from seven various cultures distinctly represented in this set of dolls. These dolls are great for storytelling and will help children introduce diversity to pretend play by exploring a different culture.
18 months & up. This set of familiar workers represents several current occupations that children might observe throughout their community. These brightly colored and easy to grip figures are perfect for an interactive lesson about making career choices. For discussion after the lesson, have children talk about someone they know in one of these roles. With diversity and non-traditional roles being represented throughout this set, children will know they can achieve any career they set out for.… More »
18 months & up. Every creation needs a foundation! Two large building plates -- one red, one green -- provide the perfect foundation for learning through play. Can be used with all kinds of LEGO® DUPLO® based products. Size 15" x 15" (38 cm x 38 cm.) 2 pieces.
4 years & up. Every creation needs a foundation! This set includes one gray 15" X 15" (38 cm x 38 cm) building plate, two green 9.8" x 9.8" (25 cm x 25 cm) building plates, and one blue 9.8" x 9.8" (25 cm x 25 cm) building plate. Each of these durable building plates forms a solid base for all LEGO® building bricks. 4 pieces.
3 years & up. SChildren can create flexible structures that go out, up, and over with a variety of easy-to-connect shapes in different sizes. Shapes snap together securely, but with minimum effort, so children can easily explore, develop imagination, and improve building skills. Set comes with enough pieces that multiple children can build at once. Mobilo® promotes creativity and fine motor skills. Ships in plastic bag.
3 years & up. It's a real zoo with this set in the classroom! 21 hand-painted, finely molded animals: giraffes, gorillas, rhinos, elephants, lions, and tigers. Animal figurine sets score highest among other selected toys in creativity and imagination, social interaction and verbalization. Playing with these worldwide animals will allow your child to learn about nature and the animal kingdom. Measure from 3.5" x 1.5" to 7.5" x 9.5".
3 years & up. Explore and build endless 3-D models with this easy click and connect system. Colorful translucent plastics and unique geometric shapes allow for open-ended, creativity-inspired constructions. 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.
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 »
These hand carved wooden bricks help children create realistic buildings from their communities. They help children develop cooperation, patterning and fine motor skills and lay the foundation for early mathematical skills. Includes half units, units, half pillars, pillars, half columns, columns, gothic arches, buttresses, corners, roman arches, half circles, quarter circles, triangles, large triangles, triangle roofs, circle curves, thin quarter units, thin half units, and thin units.
3 years & up. This magnetic construction set allows children to explore magnetism safety and learn about its attractive and repulsive properties. By incorporating the unique Goobi® tripod design, this construction set enables young builders to create rigid cubical structures with more design possibilities! A valuable STEM learning resource. Introduces children to magnetism, structures, geometry, physics, architecture, and engineering. Improves children's fine motor skills, hand-eye coordination,… More »
3 years & up. Children will explore the worlds of shape, space, and magnetism all in one exercise while combining the fun of construction with the lessons of polarity. These magnetic builders connect on every side and angle with fully contained magnets. One side of each piece is colored while the other is black allowing children to understand which sides attract and repel. Squares are 2 3/8". Starter set includes 32 pieces in 2 shapes and 6 colors. Class Set includes 96 pieces in 2 shapes and 4 colors.
3 years & up. Arch and Tunnel block set adds a new dimension to your block play experiences. Learn to balance the pieces in just the right way and add curvature to your block buildings for a variety in structure. Each arch is made of birch wood. Set includes two large tunnels and eight smaller arches.
12 months & up. Sixteen plush turtles in 4 different colors and 4 designs. Children combine fine motor skills as they pick them up and place them in a row, match them side by side, or learn cognitive skills as they learn to count. Surface wash. Each turtle is approximately 5" long.
4 - 7 years. In this jungle-themed set, monkeys fly through the palm trees by their tails, then spin, twist and turn. Colorful set features plastic gears, crank, connectors and base plates for endless building possibilities. Kids develop their own "gears jungle" or use the easy-to-follow instructions. Includes 136 pieces.
3 years & up. Create a softer environment with the look of wood, but without splinters or sharp wooden corners to worry about! Whether it's a castle for figurines or a jungle village, your child will be occupied for hours in endless adventures. Children of all developmental levels will enjoy creating soft structures with our 80 piece high density foam blocks. Each block is 1 1/2 inch thick.
6 years & up. ZOOB® is a unique building set and unlike any other! Pieces include gears, axles and joints that snap, click, and pop together to make 36 creations, including a ZOOBasuraus or a ZOOBcycle -- or have fun creating your own. The parts rotate, spin and extend so you can actually design a toy to play with, instead of just building something to look at. The possibilities are endless as your imagination. 250 piece set.
3 years & up. Solid colored pieces, but with additional total number and also with unique pieces that have holes, are curved, a magnetic door and a wheeled piece. This product provides more pieces for a classroom, and are a great addition with the special pieces. Idea guide included.
3 years & up. Sixty natural finished, smooth-sanded hardwood blocks are packaged in a handsome, wooden storage crate for easy storage. Ideal for building and introducing the relation of part to whole. Great value! Dimensions: 5.25" x 12.5" x 15" Packaged