Outdoor Learning & Active Play

Take learning and play outside! Outdoor learning provides hands-on experiences to reinforce key academic concepts, and active play supports large motor skills such as balance, coordination, and running. From gardening materials to outdoor sports sets and scooters, Kaplan offers a variety of outdoor learning and active play materials and resources to channel children’s curiosity, creativity, and energy.

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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.
Hand Operated Bike - Red
Hand Operated Bike - Red
Item: 148340
Status: In Stock
$151.95
3 years & up. The Hand Operated Bike was designed by pediatric professionals that understand every child has unique needs and preferences. Utilizing their extensive experience with children, Bintiva built a line of inclusive, developmental products that focus on sensory, balance, and strengthening equipment. Not only is the Hand Operated Bike fun, it is also beneficial for child development. The Hand Operated Bike can be used to increase body strength through the exercise of most upper body… More »
Kaplan Playground Balls - Set of 6
Kaplan Playground Balls - Set of 6
Item: 40836
Status: In Stock
$51.95
Encourage children to recognize colors and numbers while actively playing. Children will enjoy rolling, bouncing, or tossing these 8.5" rubber balls. Set of 6 numbered balls (red, yellow, orange, green, blue, and purple). Watch their imagination go wild as they take part in games they have created all by themselves! Balls ship deflated.
Scooter Board
Scooter Board
Item: 4900P
Status: In Stock
$27.95 - $164.95
3 years & up. Scooters are fun to ride either sitting up or laying down. Each one is 1.5" thick durable high-density plastic, lightweight with free flowing 2" poly casters that are non-marring, rubber composition wheel and maintenance free. Includes safety handles to make this scooter board fun to ride and gives more control. Each scooter has a 200 lb capacity.
Outdoor Clipboards - Set of 3
Outdoor Clipboards - Set of 3
Item: 62160
Status: In Stock
$29.95
Flexible, weather-resistant clipboards with a handy paper storage pocket on the back -- perfect for outdoor journaling, map drawing, or creative expression. Set of 3.
Kaplan Gross Motor Skills Kit
Kaplan Gross Motor Skills Kit
Item: 12395
Status: In Stock
$219.95
3 years & up. Take the fun outside with this exciting gross motor kit. This kit includes 12 sturdy 24 inch hoops, 6 rubber playground balls, 6 rhythm ribbons, 6 super 8' speed ropes,10 numbered bean bags, 4 sidewalk chalks, 8 juggling balls and 5 foam sport balls. Children can play soccer, kickball, football, beanbag toss, and more! This kit promotes gross motor skills, fine motor skills, balance, hand-eye coordination, color recognition, math skills, creativity, and collaborative play. Activity… More »
Playground Ball
Playground Ball
Item: 1907P
Status: In Stock
$8.95 - $21.95
2 years & up. These durable all-rubber balls are perfect for promoting gross motor functions, hand-eye coordination, and collaborative play. Children will enjoy playing games such as four corners, kickball, hot potato, and more! Encourage your children to practice their throwing and catching skills with these classic 2-ply balls. Available separately in five different sizes: 7", 8.5", 10" 13", and 16".
Sports Ball & Bag Set - Set of 5
Sports Ball & Bag Set - Set of 5
Item: 31349
Status: In Stock
$64.95
Get your children active and outside with this engaging Sports Ball & Bag Set for Engaging Outdoor Games and Activities. This set includes the classic sports balls. Your children will love playing outside as they engage in a soccer, volleyball, football, or basketball game. This durable ball set is perfect for promoting gross motor functions, hand-eye coordination, and collaborative play. Encourage your children to practice their throwing, dribbling, kicking, serving, and catching skills with… More »
Plastic Binoculars
Plastic Binoculars
Item: 46931
Status: In Stock
$17.95
4 years & up. Take your observations outside with these durable Outdoor Discovery and Exploration Adventure Plastic Binoculars. These portable 6X binoculars feature an adjustable focus dial and clip on strap. Children will love bird watching and discovering cool little critters outside. These binoculars encourage exploration, imagination, and outdoor activity. Color may vary. 1.38"D lenses.
Colors and Shapes Activity Mats Collection
Colors and Shapes Activity Mats Collection
Item: 91088P
Status: In Stock
$22.95 - $69.95
Create beanbag targets, obstacle courses, use as distance markers, and so much more! For use indoors or out, get kids up and moving in a variety of games and activities. Ideal tool for social distancing in settings with children. Each shaped set of vinyl mats comes in 6 colors. Square mats measure at 12"W, while the circles and stars measure at 9"W.
Weather Resistant Outdoor Seating Mat
Weather Resistant Outdoor Seating Mat
Item: 62982
Status: In Stock
$41.95
Birth & up. Take learning outdoors with this soft Comfortable Foldable Multicolored Weather Resistant Outdoor Seating Mat. This brightly colored seating mat promotes outdoor learning and gross motor functions. This mat is perfect for leisure outdoor reading and play. For a fun activity, have your children observe their surroundings and write about it. This multicolored seating mat has soft fabric on top and weather resistant backing. Spot clean only. Measures 52"L x 67"W.
Skip and Swing Ball Activity Set
Skip and Swing Ball Activity Set
Item: 91110
Status: In Stock
$31.95
5 years & up. Get moving with this engaging Skip and Swing Ball Activity Set. This activity is perfect for promoting gross motor skills, color recognition, cause and effect, and hand-eye coordination. Simply put your ankle in the ring and swing your leg to get the ball moving. Encourage your children to take turns using the swing balls. Set of 6 with assorted colors. 18"L cord and 5.5"D ankle ring.
Hand Pump and Needle Set
Hand Pump and Needle Set
Item: 2006
Status: In Stock
$4.95
Standard 10" plastic pump includes 2 needles.
Parachutes
Parachutes
Item: 3570P
Status: In Stock
$34.95 - $140.95
18 months & up. Parachute activities promote gross motor functions and imagination. The durable parachute is made of rip-stop nylon fabric, and sewn to last through the toughest play times. Each size includes storage bag. Available in 12' with 8 Handles, 20' with 16 Handles, 24' with 20 Handles, and 6' with 9 handles.
Raised Garden Kit
Raised Garden Kit
Item: 62091
Status: In Stock
$139.95
An easy introduction to raised bed gardening. Raised gardens are a perfect way to involve children in gardening while using minimal space! This raised bed is the perfect place to start developing the skills and experience the joys of growing plants. With 16 square feet of available planting area, there is room to grow an assortment of vegetables, herbs, or flowers. Eco-friendly kit is made from recycled plastic, so it won't rot, splinter or become infested with unwelcome critters. Tool-free snap-lock… More »
Stomp Rocket® Dueling Rockets & Refill Packs
Stomp Rocket® Dueling Rockets & Refill Packs
Item: 146725P
Status: In Stock
$8.95 - $35.95
6 years & up. Run, jump, and stomp to send these rockets high in the sky and see whose rocket flies higher! These foam-tipped rockets can fly up to 200 feet in the air using the Dueling Launch Stand. No batteries required just super easy, fast assembly and 100% kid-powered. Includes: 4 Ultra Stomp Rockets, a special Dueling Launch Stand with two Launch Pads with Air Hoses, and a Bonus Refill pack with 2 additional Ultra Stomp Rockets.
Stomp Rocket® Stunt Planes & Bonus Party Pack
Stomp Rocket® Stunt Planes & Bonus Party Pack
Item: 146723P
Status: In Stock
$6.95 - $40.95
5 years & up. Run, jump, and stomp to send these stunt planes high in the sky! These planes were designed by aeronautical engineers and are able to perform a variety of amazing tricks. Set features The Looper, The Glider, and The Wildcat. The Looper can perform giant loops, The Glider can soar up to 100 feet, and The Wildcat performs a variety of different tricks. Change up how they fly by adjusting the launch angle, fly with a head wind or tail wind, and more. 100% Kid-powered. No batteries… More »
Unique Rustic Nesting Bowls - Set of 3
Unique Rustic Nesting Bowls - Set of 3
Item: 55569
Status: In Stock
$36.95
3 years & up. This set of three nesting bowls invite handling. Suitable for use in water, sand and mud, the bowls can be used to transport and display various materials throughout the environment. The set includes three durable bowls measuring between 3-5 inches and are easy-to-clean. Inspire children to create their own unique bowls from mud or clay.
Mobile Gross Motor Cart
Mobile Gross Motor Cart
Item: 70162
Status: In Stock
$369.95
Keep all your equipment organized and accessible, while moving it from place to place with our activity cart. Bottom bin is 14" deep and holds all size balls and the top bin (5" deep) can hold smaller items like jump ropes and bean bags. There are two hooks on the side to hang hula hoops and other items. Includes 2" swivel locking casters for easy mobility. Assembly required. 39"H x 36"W x 18"D. Materials sold separately.
Stomp Rocket X-Treme Rockets - Run! Jump! Stomp!
Stomp Rocket X-Treme Rockets - Run! Jump! Stomp!
Item: 146696
Status: In Stock
$23.95
9 years & up. Run, jump, and stomp to send these rockets high in the sky! These foam-tipped rockets can fly up to 400 feet in the air using the Launch Stand. No batteries required just super easy, fast assembly and 100% kid-powered. Includes: 6 Super High Performance Stomp Rockets, Launch Pad, and a Launch Pad with Air Hose.
Outdoor Storage Baskets
Outdoor Storage Baskets
Item: 34489P
Status: In Stock
$84.95 - $164.95
These baskets are perfect for all of your outdoor storage needs! The simple flat braid construction adds a fashionable stamp to your outdoor decor. Made of 100% polypropylene, they will be able to weather the elements with ease. Spot clean with mild soap and water and professionally dry clean periodically. Available in a set of two, one of each size, or choose your size. Baskets measure 16"L x 16"W x 12"H and 15"L x 15"W x 15"H. Contents are not included.