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.
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 »
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 »
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.
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. 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 »
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.
3 years & up. Durable and made from a single piece of EVA foam, which is soft and an extremely flexible material. Includes a snap-on extension band for smaller children for a snugger fit. The clear sound quality will never exceed 85 decibels, ensuring young developing ears are protected. 3.5mm stereo plug and 4' cord length.
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. 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 »
4 years & up. Build towers of quirky robots, spinning gears, and wobbling cranes with this Robot Factory set by Learning Resources. Stack robots on top of each other and place them on spinning gears or hang them from wobbling cranes and springs. Each unique robot and building piece can be attached to another in several different ways and from several different angles so that the only limit on engineering is your imagination. Promotes STEM learning. Size: Robots measure 2.25"H. Includes:… More »
4 years & up. Join these playful dinos in early coding fun! This 15-piece Coding Critters set features interactive pets Rumble and Bumble along with a playset including a cave, slide, volcano 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 Rumble just like a real pet in Play Mode. Read along and explore the coding adventures in the full-color… More »
4 years & up. Join these playful kittens in early coding fun! This 15-piece Coding Critters set features interactive pets Scamper and Sneaker along with a playset including a house, slide, yarn ball, cat toy, 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 Scamper just like a real pet in Play Mode. Read along and explore the coding adventures in the full-color… More »
Grades 3 - 5. Improve essential Science, Technology, Engineering®, Art, and Math knowledge with these fun and memory-boosting games. Players study the pictures-and-facts side of the card for 10 seconds, and then flip to the other side to see how many questions they can answer, for example, "Was this masterpiece painted in 1691 or 1891?" or "When was toothpaste in a tube invented?" Each game includes 55 cards, a sand timer, and 8-sided die. For 1 or more players. Purchase… 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 28 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. Get children actively engaged as you assess them! These buzzers are the perfect tool to turn learning into a fun, engaging experience. Pull them out at the end of lessons or for test reviews and turn studying into a game! Use them to make homework time more exciting or create other games for play time. If there are any children that struggle with confidence in front of others or can't speak very well these buzzers can also be used to help them gain the attention of those around… More »
Most early childhood teachers are using learning centers in the classroom, but do not approach them in ways that fully support a variety of learning opportunities. This book approaches learning centers through the STEM lens, and shares how themes can be integrated into centers to promote creativity and higher-level thinking. "STEM Play" provides varied activities for the most common centers: art, blocks, dramatic play, literacy, math, science, music and movement. Full of beautiful, full-color… More »
Grades K & up. Set sail with real STEM learning! Young learners can dive into early physics in a fun, colorful way with this two-piece submarine and floating raft along with weights, balls, and stars to bring investigations to life. This set also features 10 detailed Activity Cards (with over 20 engaging, high-impact activities) that cover all aspects of STEM, plus key science concepts of buoyancy, density, and more! Comprehensive activity guide with reproducible materials is also included.… More »
4 years & up. Create mechanical structures of varying complexity with multiple pieces including platelets, pins, shafts, screws, nuts, and various wheel sizes. With quality materials and the large guide files, you can create different models step by step. Ideal for hands-on STEM and engineering exploration. Includes 106 pieces and 6 model guides.
6 years & up. Your Mission: Get the laser beam to the rockets so they can safely return to earth! You'll need to use science and logic to reflect the laser beam to the rockets. Carefully place the satellite mirrors to guide your path, but watch out for space rocks that might get in your way. It's one tricky job for any scientist, but with a little brain power you'll be sure to ignite the rockets and your mind. One mission completed and 39 more to go! This single player game features a game grid… More »