Multi-touch literacy explorations promote collaborative learning and development of letter recognition and pre-writing skills. Each exploration compliments a hands-on learning tool for early learners.This software will reinforce letter recognition of both upper and lowercase letters. Available in both tablet and large-screen formats. After purchase, an access code will be sent via email; the software can then be downloaded directly onto the device.
Birth - 6 years. This web-based assessment solution administers the DECA for Infants, Toddlers, and Preschoolers online in English and Spanish. Completes all scoring and generates immediate access to reports, including individual ratings, rater comparisons, pre-post comparisons, parent letter, and group profiles.
Learning to form lowercase letters consistently and accurately is an important step to developing fluent handwriting. This absorbing and innovative app/software is a fantastic way to help children develop these skills. Choose a letter, hear its sound, watch a helpful creature draw it in the sand, and hear the letter name. Now try to draw the letters in its tracks, watching your trail form as you do so. Choose a new letter or select the tide to come in and sweep away your attempt and try again. Teacher… More »
3 years & up. Pre-writing activities help young children, as well as older children with special needs, to build fine motor skills, and the language to talk about shapes and patterns. This app/software helps develop and consolidate such skills and supports the early development of good letter formation. Select a pebble from the array and watch its pattern created by the fish in the rock pool. Trace the track of the bubbles with your finger, watching your pattern appear. Choose the same or a… More »
Grades 1 & up. Equip children with the tools they need to build the world they want! These dynamic modeling systems introduce mathematical foundations and encourage logic and problem solving. Each set provides a rich and rewarding STEM experience, and with no additional tools required, budding engineers are ready to create and build different structures. Sets are based on the Pratt scale standard unit blocks, and each set comes with a built-in storage case that features construction ideas. Bridge… More »
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. The Blue-Bot is a programmable floor robot that is ideal for teaching control, directional language, and programming to children. It has a sturdy, small design with clear and bright buttons and a memory of up to 40 steps. Sounds and flashing eyes confirm your instructions. When Blue-Bot comes across another Blue-Bot or Bee-Bot® it will stop and say hello with a fun little sound. Provides an exciting way to introduce sequencing and can be used for individual or collaborative… More »
3 years & up. Deluxe headphones with volume control feature a high-quality sound. Noise-isolating, closed-back design features unique 6' Dura-Cord™ (chew, kink and knot resistant) designed to be durable and reliable.
3 years & up. This 8 page STEM Journal outlines how to utilize the scientific process in an early childhood classroom. Each of the 8 1/2" x 11" pages provide a space for children to draw pictures along with developmentally appropriate lines to write text as they utilize the scientific method. Perfect addition to any science center! Set of 10 journals.
3 years & up. Introduce early math, science, and literacy concepts, as well as fine motor skills, in a fun and engaging way by utilizing included materials on your light table. Over 200 pieces including transparent numerals, 2 and 3 dimensional shapes, circular dots, and bead-filled shapes - all in a variety of colors! Three sorting trays and an activity guide are also included.
3 years & up. Over 300 pieces contribute to this kit's endless building possibilities. An assortment of activity cards illustrate possible animal and pattern configurations and encourage children to design their own creations. The Build an Animal STEM Kit builds on children's natural curiosity by providing the materials and freedom to explore. The Animal Building Cards give children a start by building a giraffe, lion, elephant, chicken, frog and bird. Children should then be encouraged to… More »
The new Shine 2-in-1 Tablet Solution is a versatile Microsoft Windows® 10 touchscreen computer. When you put the Shine 2-in-1 Tablet in students' hands, you've begun a process that will forever change their lives and their teachers' lives as well. This Tablet gives students unprecedented access to educational materials, while also making it fun to engage in deeper scientific exploration and more in new and exciting ways. Tablet now comes loaded with our Kaplan Exclusive Software. Features: 11.6"… More »
4 years & up. Many things we use everyday were designed by engineers. These exciting books show ways to explore the connections between engineering, science, math and technology and how their ideas affect us in our day-to-day lives. Set of 4 paperback books.
5 years & up. Little engineers will have hours of fun learning STEM skills and strengthening fine motor development with these five uniquely different products. Each has its own appeal for early engineers, including creativity and endless design and construction. Set includes: Tumble Trax Magnetic Marble Run, Create-A-Maze, Gears! Gears! Gears!® Super Building Set, MathLink Cubes Early Math Set, and Design & Drill® Bolt-It Bucket (drill requires 3 AAA batteries - not included.)
3 years & up. Children can show off their projects, examine up close and display their exhibits easily with this exploration table. There are four compartment areas with 2 acrylic sliding panels that cover fragile nature collections and two removable mirror reflection boxes that insert into each end of the display areas. Shelf storage is accessible from both sides of the table to allow easy access for additional supplies. 24"H x 47"L x 14"D. Accessories are not included.
3 years & up. Classroom-proven, durable and dependable listening center provides flexibility and comes with everything for up to 6 students. Features a top-loading, portable CD player, six Deluxe headphones, a stereo jackbox with individual volume controls and a compact, portable, lockable carrying case.
3 years & up. This rugged light cube is portable, durable, and rechargeable. It even strobes, flashes, and changes color with the touch of a button! The cube is the perfect size for individual and small group play. Young children can stand or kneel at the cube and engage in focused, quiet play. The easy-to-clean surface is ideal for art and exploration activities both indoors and outdoors. Use the cube for examining transparent and opaque objects. Add interest to counting, sorting, sequencing,… More »
2 years & up. Children explore geometric and engineering builds while developing their fine motor, spatial thinking, and problem solving skills through open-ended quality block play with this set of 84 unit blocks. Smooth-sanded rubberwood pieces encourage young builders to create buildings, bridges, and structures, stimulating young minds with an incomparable experience of traditional block play while providing hours of continuous play.
3 years & up. Supplement the mathematical and social emotional activities of Block Science play with Block Science People. The rubberwood people are easily identified with over-molded mathematical symbols on soft plastic grips. Aspiring drivers can send their Block Science People on adventures in the Block Science Cars that feature over-molded plastic wheels that clip onto 2 smooth sanded rubberwood car units with seats for both a driver and passenger. Use the secure hitches to make an extended… More »
4 years & up. Join these playful pups in early coding fun! This 15-piece Coding Critters set features interactive pets Ranger and his friend Zip along with a playset including a house, slide, tennis ball launcher, and more. Play fetch, hide and seek, and other fun games with the pet playset or create your own coding stories and challenges. When you are not coding, you can pet, feed, and take care of Ranger just like a real pet in Play Mode. Read along and explore the coding adventures in the… More »