Building Manipulatives

Play centered around building and construction offers a rich opportunity for early math, science, and STEAM learning, as well as the development of social, emotional, language, motor, and cognitive skills. Encourage these creative learning explorations with Kaplan’s selection of building manipulatives.

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Kinetic Domino Toppling Kit - 204 Pieces
Kinetic Domino Toppling Kit - 204 Pieces
Item: 36173
Status: In Stock
$48.95
3 years & up. This kit is full of fun and STEM learning! Build your own domino stack, chain reaction or run. The dominoes are built to pro-scale so they are balanced for perfect building and toppling. The rapid tracks, spinners and templates help you design anything you can imagine such as stunts, tricks or cool designs. The possibilities are endless! Kit includes 180 kinetic dominoes, 5 rapid tracks, 1 staircase bridge, 1 speed template, 2 straight tracks, 12 domino arcs and 3 spinners. Non-toxic materials.
Lux Blox Max Freestyle Set 370 Pieces
Lux Blox Max Freestyle Set 370 Pieces
Item: 147899
Status: In Stock
$76.95
3 years & up. Experience the world of Lux through the patented revolutionary snapping hinge technology. Users are able to build structures which curve, bend, move, and fold! Modeled after nature at the molecular level, Lux connects not through sticking or stacking like other building sets, but through linking pieces together. Each durable building block piece connects on all 4 sides allowing for more flexible builds to create toys where any part can move. The Max Freestyle Set includes 370 pieces… More »
Magna-Tiles® Metropolis 110-Piece Set
Magna-Tiles® Metropolis 110-Piece Set
Item: 147666
Status: In Stock
$139.95
3 years & up. Magna-Tiles® Metropolis allows you to create spinning windmills, houses, cars, skyscrapers, and more with all new shapes and spinners. Tiles are designed with magnets on all sides that cause them to attract even when they are flipped. Ideal for teaching spatial relationships, math, logic, and problem-solving through creative building. Includes 110 Magnetic building tiles with 3 new shapes: A spinner, windows, and quarter circles.
Magna-Tiles® 100-Piece Clear Colors Set
Magna-Tiles® 100-Piece Clear Colors Set
Item: 48099
Status: In Stock
$129.95
3 years & up. These translucent, colorful shaped magnetic tiles teach spatial relationships, math, logic, and problem-solving through creative building! The tiles attract on all sides and in all combinations, helping children move from two-dimensional to three-dimensional creations. This unbreakable set contains 50 Small Squares, 4 Large Squares, 15 Isosceles Triangles, 11 Right Triangles and 20 Equilateral Triangles.
Magna-Tiles® 16-Piece ICE Set
Magna-Tiles® 16-Piece ICE Set
Item: 147492
Status: In Stock
$31.95
3 years & up. Build some really cool 3-D structures or 2-D patterns with the Magna-Tiles® ICE set! The tiles are colorless and transparent, making them a fun addition to other colorful Magna-Tiles® sets--they make great windows too! Each shape in this set measures 3" per side and comes with 16 pieces. The possibilities are endless! Included: 16 clear and colorless shapes including squares (4 small) and triangles (4 equilateral, 4 right, 4 isosceles).
LEGO® City Road Plates - 60304
LEGO® City Road Plates - 60304
Item: 144759
Status: In Stock
$26.95
5 years & up. Add a realistic look to your LEGO® City creations and connect to other sets to expand your city with these cool LEGO® City Road Plates. This awesome construction set comes with glow-in-the-dark streetlights, traffic lights, road signs, traffic lane markings, speed bumps, a crosswalk, trees and greenery. Connect and expand your city with these LEGO® City Road Plates, including toy streetlights, traffic lights, road signs, speed bumps and a crosswalk. Road Plate layout… More »
LEGO® DUPLO® Tech Machines - 45002
LEGO® DUPLO® Tech Machines - 45002
Item: 89854
Status: In Stock
$229.95
3 - 6 years. Transform your children into expert builders! With the Tech Machines set in your classroom, you'll help children develop their fine motor and problem-solving skills while simultaneously unleashing their creativity as they construct classic machines. Storage box included. 95 pieces.
LEGO® Classic Creative Transparent Bricks - Mixed with Solid Bricks - 11013
LEGO® Classic Creative Transparent Bricks - Mixed with Solid Bricks - 11013
Item: 144760
Status: In Stock
$39.95
4 years & up. Add sparkle to kids' LEGO® creations with this LEGO® Classic Creative Transparent Bricks playset, featuring a colorful selection of translucent pieces. Kids can choose from 8 glistening build ideas, from a wizard with his potion bottles to a shiny, tea-serving robot. And with extra bricks in the box, kids can create whatever they can imagine, developing key life skills as they build and play. Kids can add a sparkle to their creations with this awesome playset - 8 fun model… More »
Magna-Tiles® 48-Piece Clear Color DX Set
Magna-Tiles® 48-Piece Clear Color DX Set
Item: 141835
Status: In Stock
$76.95
3 years & up. This unique set includes additional accessory pieces not found in other Magna-Tiles® sets such as a hinged door, hole punched triangles, arch, wheeled chassis, and more! For young minds taking flat objects and constructing 3-D objects is a new and exciting discovery. Each tile is constructed with bright clear colors with magnets on all sides. The secret is the unique ability to attract even when they are flipped. This 48 piece unbreakable set includes square and triangular… More »
LEGO® Friends Heartlake City Organic Cafe - 41444
LEGO® Friends Heartlake City Organic Cafe - 41444
Item: 144764
Status: In Stock
$39.95
6 years & up. Welcome to the healthiest cafe in town. Mia is making tasty snacks and drinks using fresh ingredients from the cafe's garden. Help her pick the fruit and veg. In the kitchen, take the piping-hot bread from the oven to make the sandwiches. Marcel and his granddaughter have come for lunch. Take their order and say "Hi!" Pass Mia her helmet so she can take the juice bike around the town. Feature-packed playset for foodie boys and girls. Kids can imagine growing their own… More »
LEGO® Friends Heartlake City Movie Theater - 41448
LEGO® Friends Heartlake City Movie Theater - 41448
Item: 144765
Status: In Stock
$65.95
7 years & up. Lights! Camera! Action! It's premier night at the Heartlake City Movie Theater. Keep superfan Andrea company as she waits to get movie star Amelia's autograph. Line up and collect your tickets to the premier of Amelia's movie. Buy popcorn and a slushy and take your VIP seat. Flip the screen to add your cell phone and show your very own movie to the audience! Let kids experience the glamor and glitz of a film premier screening with this movie theater set, which comes with 3 mini-dolls… More »
Plus-Plus® 240 Piece Basic Color Tube Set & Baseplate Duo - Building STEM Toy
Plus-Plus® 240 Piece Basic Color Tube Set & Baseplate Duo - Building STEM Toy
Item: 147990
Status: In Stock
$24.99
5 years & up. Imagine, build, create! This Plus-Plus® 240 Piece Building Set with 2 Baseplates is a new kind of construction toy that features one simple shape to unleash ideas of endless possibilities. The unique shape design allows kids to construct 2D or 3D and even curved structures. Bricks come in a mix of 6 different basic colors. Gain some inspiration with the full-color, fold-out Idea Guide booklet. Includes: 240 brick pieces, 2 baseplates and an idea guide booklet. Made of BPA-free… More »
LEGO® City™ Tractor - 60287
LEGO® City™ Tractor - 60287
Item: 144753
Status: In Stock
$26.95
5 years & up. Head for the countryside aboard the iconic LEGO® City tractor. Driving over rough ground is no problem with the tractor's huge rear tires. Load the hay bales and crate with a pumpkin, apple and carrots into the tractor bucket. Then raise the boom to lift them into the air and drive them over to the farmer and his daughter - there's a hungry rabbit to feed! This cool red tractor comes with lots of realistic details that kids will love, plus fun characters and accessories for… More »
LEGO® City™ Family House - 60291
LEGO® City™ Family House - 60291
Item: 144756
Status: In Stock
$78.95
5 years & up. Welcome to the family house, an eco-friendly home with solar panels and an Octan-E charging station for the cool electric car. Step inside and you'll discover lots of well-equipped rooms, including a kitchen with a smoothie maker and a bathroom with toilet, sink and shower. Outside you can grow veggies, bathe the Labrador retriever or enjoy a game of road hockey. But watch out for the poop! Kids can explore green living with this family house building set - packed with realistic… More »
LEGO® City™  Airshow Jet Transporter - 60289
LEGO® City™ Airshow Jet Transporter - 60289
Item: 144754
Status: In Stock
$39.95
5 years & up. Head for the runway aboard the powerful jet transporter. Unload the jet from the trailer, grab your air mask and prepare for takeoff. Check your flight helmet before thundering down the runway and into the sky. Perform supersonic flybys and crowd-thrilling loops! Make a cool landing and use the marshaling wands to guide the pilot back to the truck. Enjoy awesome action at the LEGO® City airshow! Shift kids' creativity into supersonic mode with this airshow playset, including… More »
Dizzy Droid™ Building Kit
Dizzy Droid™ Building Kit
Item: 146856
Status: In Stock
$29.95
6 years & up. A droid construction set that actually moves and works! This Techno Gears Dizzy Droid™ building kit by The Learning Journey will put your little engineer's skills to the test. The challenge is to put all the brightly colored pieces and gears together in a way that will allow them to turn together at the push of a button. When your child is finished building they should have a quirky little droid with eyes, turning gears, wheels and more! Promotes STEM learning. Included:… More »
Plus-Plus® Learn to Build Glow in the Dark Mix - 400 Pieces & Baseplate
Plus-Plus® Learn to Build Glow in the Dark Mix - 400 Pieces & Baseplate
Item: 147991
Status: In Stock
$24.99
5 years & up. Imagine, build, create! This Plus-Plus® Learn to Build Glow in the Dark Mix Building Set is a new kind of construction toy that features one simple shape to unleash ideas of endless possibilities. The unique shape design allows kids to construct 2D or 3D and even curved structures. Bricks come in a mix of neon colors, as well as black and glow in the dark pieces. Gain some inspiration with the full-color, fold-out Idea Guide booklet. Includes: 260 neon pieces, 140 glow in the… More »
LEGO® Creator Surfer Beach House - 31118
LEGO® Creator Surfer Beach House - 31118
Item: 144762
Status: In Stock
$65.95
8 years & up. Get ready to hit the beach and catch a big wave! Have fun at the Surfer Beach House where you can grab a surfboard before jumping in the ocean. Woah! Look out for the friendly dolphin and sea turtles swimming with you. Later, rebuild it into to a lighthouse where you can sail on a boat and dive with a manta ray, or construct a pool house. The choice is yours with this incredible 3in1 set! Kids can enjoy an action-packed trip to the beach with the LEGO® Creator 3in1 Surfer Beach… More »
LEGO® City™ Holiday Camper Van - 60283
LEGO® City™ Holiday Camper Van - 60283
Item: 144752
Status: In Stock
$26.95
5 years & up. Head for fun-filled vacations aboard the iconic LEGO® City Holiday Camper Van. Drive to your favorite location, find a good spot to camp and unpack the outdoor furniture. Help bottle-feed the baby and use the baby carrier while you prepare dinner in the kitchenette. Enjoy a delicious picnic in the great outdoors, tuck baby into bed and plan your next destination. Tomorrow's another exciting day! Kids can enjoy family vacations every day with this camper van playset, including… More »
Lux Car & Motorcycle 2-in-1 Starter Pack - 80 Pieces
Lux Car & Motorcycle 2-in-1 Starter Pack - 80 Pieces
Item: 147912
Status: In Stock
$25.95
3 years & up. Experience the world of Lux through the patented revolutionary snapping hinge technology. Users are able to build structures, which curve, bend, move, and fold! Modeled after nature at the molecular level, Lux connects not through sticking or stacking like other building sets, but through linking pieces together. Each durable building block piece connects on all four sides allowing for more flexible builds to create toys where any part can move. The Motorcycle and Car Set include… More »
LEGO® City Airport Air Race - 60260
LEGO® City Airport Air Race - 60260
Item: 144731
Status: In Stock
$52.95
5 years & up. The excitement is building at the LEGO® City Air Race. Ace pilot and LEGO® City TV star Rivera has boarded her cool stunt plane and is heading skywards to join the Xtreme and Vitarush pilots in their high-speed helicopters. Join them as they blast away from the starting pylon, soar, loop, dive and twist through the LEGO® City skies, thrilling the crowds below! Who will be first to cross the finish line? Features a cool toy propeller stunt plane, 2 ripcord helicopters,… More »
Light Stax® System Shine - Sound Activated - 75 Piece 3-In-1 LED Illuminated Block Set
Light Stax® System Shine - Sound Activated - 75 Piece 3-In-1 LED Illuminated Block Set
Item: 148047
Status: In Stock
$45.95
6 years & up. Look at building in a whole new light and sound with the Light Stax® System Shine - Sound Activated - 75 Piece 3-In-1 LED Illuminated Block Set! 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… More »
LEGO® City Town Center - 60292
LEGO® City Town Center - 60292
Item: 144757
Status: In Stock
$130.95
6 years & up. The LEGO® City town center is bustling with activity. Shirley Keeper has arrived in her truck to pick up the recycling containers, the police are chasing a crook and a firefighter is battling a blaze at the pizza restaurant. Check out the cool amenities! There's a car wash, EV charging station and a park with a kids' ride. You can even visit a dojo to learn martial arts' awesome! This premium-quality LEGO® City playset comes with feature-rich buildings, cool vehicles and… More »
LEGO® City Fire Helicopter Response - 60248
LEGO® City Fire Helicopter Response - 60248
Item: 144717
Status: In Stock
$38.95
5 years & up. Hero fire chief Freya McCloud is at it again, saving the day in this scene inspired from the LEGO® City TV series. The directions are easy to follow, allowing even budding builders to enjoy the build-and-play experience around this sensational fire fighting! No batteries are necessary to stimulate the creativity created from this set. Encourage language development and social and emotional skill building through interacting with others during LEGO® City adventures. 93 pieces.… More »