Life Science

Kaplan offers a variety of tools and resources to teach children about plants and animals, what they do to survive, and their life cycles. Introduce your students to biology with fun and engaging books, games, picture cards, specimen sets, gardening materials, and more from Kaplan’s life science selection.

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Sugar Baby Watermelon 3-Pack
Sugar Baby Watermelon 3-Pack
Item: 37844
Status: In Stock
$10.95
Attracts bumblebees, birds, and butterflies. Mostly seedless. Germination within 7-14 days. Net weight 400 mg per pack.
Cantaloupe 3-Pack
Cantaloupe 3-Pack
Item: 37843
Status: In Stock
$10.95
Grows easily and quickly. Germination within 7-14 days. Net weight 150 mg per pack.
Parsley Seeds 3-Pack
Parsley Seeds 3-Pack
Item: 37842
Status: In Stock
$10.95
Fragrant and beautiful herb. Grows quickly. Germination within 7-21 days. Net weight 50 mg per pack.
Dwarf French Marigold Seeds 3-Pack
Dwarf French Marigold Seeds 3-Pack
Item: 37841
Status: In Stock
$10.95
Low growing and keeps animals and insects away. Germination within 7-14 days. Net weight 30 mg per pack.
Kaplan Weather & Seasons Bingo Learning Game
Kaplan Weather & Seasons Bingo Learning Game
Item: 34603
Status: In Stock
$24.95
3 years & up. Reinforce weather and the four seasons and make learning fun with this bingo game using real images. Great for in home or classroom learning. Up to 20 players with 30 calling cards and tokens included.
Play & Explore Bug Stones - Set of 8
Play & Explore Bug Stones - Set of 8
Item: 63566
Status: In Stock
$34.95
2 years & up. Support children's growing understanding of the world around them with this realistic set of 8 bugs. Set includes an ant, beetle, butterfly, centipede, dragonfly, ladybug, spider and woodlouse. Made from a special stone mix for added durability makes these bugs perfect for outdoor use. Each stone measures approximately 3.5". Magnifying glass and brushes are not included.
Kaplan Forest Animals Bingo Learning Game
Kaplan Forest Animals Bingo Learning Game
Item: 34699
Status: In Stock
$24.95
3 years & up. Reinforce the recognition of forest animals and make learning fun with bingo! Help children become familiar with different forest animals with this fun bingo game using real images. Up to 20 players with 30 calling cards and tokens included. Ideal for use in both small and large group settings.
Butterfly Garden Set
Butterfly Garden Set
Item: 17142
Status: In Stock
$31.95
4 years & up. Watch 5 caterpillars develop into beautiful butterflies in this intriguing observation station. Comes with a mesh pop-up habitat, feeding kit, care instructions, butterfly facts, and a coupon (shipping and handling charges may apply) for butterfly culture. (Sorry, we cannot ship larvae to Hawaii.) Habitat measures approximately 10.5"H x 10.5" diameter.
Kaplan Zoo Animals Bingo Learning Game
Kaplan Zoo Animals Bingo Learning Game
Item: 34696
Status: In Stock
$31.95
3 years & up. Reinforce the recognition of zoo animals and make learning fun with bingo! Help children become familiar with different zoo animals with this fun bingo game using real images. Up to 20 players with 30 calling cards and tokens included. Ideal for use in both small and large group settings.
Life Cycle Puzzles - Set of 4
Life Cycle Puzzles - Set of 4
Item: 71413
Status: In Stock
$51.95
3 years & up. Introduce the science of life cycles and growth with these wooden puzzles. Four colorful puzzles represent the life cycles of a frog, ant, chicken and oak tree. Each highly detailed, photographic image has a matching picture beneath the easy-to-grasp piece. Perfect for home use or in schools. Each puzzle has 4 pieces.
Kaplan Farm Animals Bingo Learning Game
Kaplan Farm Animals Bingo Learning Game
Item: 34697
Status: In Stock
$24.95
3 years & up. Reinforce the recognition of farm animals and make learning fun with bingo! Help children become familiar with different farm animals with this fun bingo game using real images. Up to 20 players with 30 calling cards and tokens included. Ideal for use in both small and large group settings.
Sensory Eco-Biosphere Plant Dome with 5 Different Seeds
Sensory Eco-Biosphere Plant Dome with 5 Different Seeds
Item: 24015
Status: In Stock
$28.95
3 years & up. Tantalize all 5 senses with plants from around the world, including Aloe (touch), Spearmint(smell), Cilantro(taste), Rainbow Coleus(sight) and the Cabbage Palm(hearing). This easy-to-grow kit starts sprouting in one week and can be grown indoors for years with minimal care. The dome comes complete with everything needed for people to create their own miniature sensory gardens including soil, 2 kinds of gravel, stone, color stickers, planting mixture, and instructions.
Backyard Books - Set of 8
Backyard Books - Set of 8
Item: 24222
Status: In Stock
$64.95
3 years & up. Students compare the similarities and differences as they learn about the life cycle of these insects. Each book describes how they hatch, develop, and live in their environment. Set of 8 paperbacks.
Animals and Nature from Around the World Posters - Set of 12
Animals and Nature from Around the World Posters - Set of 12
Item: 63716
Status: In Stock
$21.95
Encourage children to explore the world around them with this Animals and Nature from Around the World Poster Set. Children will love viewing the high quality, beautiful scenes from natural settings across biomes. Encourage your children to write and describe what they see in their favorite poster. Set of 12 posters. Measures 11"L x 17"W.
Insect Life Cycle Game - Investigate Bees, Ants, Butterfly and Firefly
Insect Life Cycle Game - Investigate Bees, Ants, Butterfly and Firefly
Item: 70502
Status: In Stock
$44.95
3 years & up. Instant activity center for children to learn and begin to understand step by step the sequencing life cycles of 5 different insects. Game includes 2 laminated activity game boards along with 4 life cycles cards for each insect. An activity guide is included to show the many different ways to play the game and to get kids interested in the life cycle process.
Plastic Bug and Insect Figures
Plastic Bug and Insect Figures
Item: 91170
Status: In Stock
$25.95
4 years & up. Little insect lovers will be overwhelmed with this stampede of 45 to 60 giant-sized beetles, caterpillars, spiders, ants, flies, praying mantises, and more! Perfect for counting, sorting and arranging by size or color. Made of sturdy, flexible plastic and colorfully detailed. The resealable tube keeps all the bugs in one tidy place, and the tote strap is great for kids on the go.
Ladybug Land
Ladybug Land
Item: 86390
Status: In Stock
$37.95
4 years & up. A metamorphosis kit for ladybugs. Watch nature work its magic as you see ladybugs change from cute little larvae into adult beetles in their own Ladybug Land! Includes see-through habitat, voucher to redeem online for 10 to 13 ladybugs and food (at an additional cost), built in magnifier lenses, and fun-filled instruction guide.
Transparent Animal X-Rays and Pictures
Transparent Animal X-Rays and Pictures
Item: 24237
Status: In Stock
$29.95
4 years & up. Real animal x-rays printed on durable transparent plastic are great for years of use on light tables, overhead projectors, and white surfaces. Study the interior structure of several mammals, reptiles, fish, amphibians, and birds. Examine the picture cards with the x-rays. These highly detailed photographs match the animal x-rays. Lay the x-ray over the photograph to see how the skeletal system supports the body of each animal. Includes 14 x-rays, 14 picture cards, and a teacher… More »
Bilingual Science Books - Set of 4
Bilingual Science Books - Set of 4
Item: 73864
Status: In Stock
$39.95
4 - 7 years. These books clearly describe how animals look, where they live, what they eat, how they defend themselves, and how they care for their young. Excellent addition to your library. Set of 4.
Animal Skin Picture Cards
Animal Skin Picture Cards
Item: 62613
Status: In Stock
$19.95
3 years & up. Help your children identify these great creatures with these high quality Animal Skin Picture Cards Matching and Identifying Activity. These cards are perfect for children to identify animals they've learned about. Is it a cow, giraffe, or elephant? Use the close up cards to match the skin to the full picture of the animal. These cards promote problem solving, identifying, and critical thinking. Includes 50 cards.
Desert Hothouse
Desert Hothouse
Item: 55507
Status: In Stock
$17.95
4 years & up. Design a desert landscape with included gravel, sand, and boulder. Complete with a variety of cacti and succulents including the Giant Sagauro, Pincushion Cactus, Golden Barrel Cactus, Joshua Tree, Century Plant, and more. Easy-to-grow plants will start sprouting in a week and will last for years. Includes growing instructions and care information. Made in the USA.
Insect X-Ray and Picture Cards
Insect X-Ray and Picture Cards
Item: 86041
Status: In Stock
$31.95
4 years & up. These Insect X-Ray and Picture Cards present three different views of your favorite insects and arthropods: top, bottom, and inside. Use these cards to educate children about the many different types of bugs and their features. Have children match all 36 insect X-rays to their corresponding double-sided card. Encourage children to explore each card. For extra learning go over the basic features of bugs such as the head, thorax, or antennae. Each picture card measures 4" x 6".
Plant-It Starters Vegetables and Herb - Set of 3
Plant-It Starters Vegetables and Herb - Set of 3
Item: 55607
Status: In Stock
$26.95
4 years & up. Kit includes a pot, germination bag, seeds, a peat disk, instructions, and three plants: tomato, green bean, and sweet basil. All certified organic.
Seedling Pot Maker
Seedling Pot Maker
Item: 62018
Status: In Stock
$17.95
Recycle old newspaper into perfect seedling pots. Simply wrap newspaper around the wooden cylinder, tuck the excess paper under, and press into the base to secure. You are now ready to fill the pot with soil and plant your seeds. When the seedling is ready for transplanting, plant in the garden, newspaper pot and all! Made in the USA.