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STEM Engineering Kits

Put the “E” in STEM! Support children’s exploration of engineering concepts in the classroom. From blocks and simple machines to robots and circuit activities, students will love exploring the world of engineering with Kaplan’s selection of STEM engineering kits.

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Ramptastic - STEM Ramp for Testing Velocity
Ramptastic - STEM Ramp for Testing Velocity
Item: 63780
Status: In Stock
$54.95
3 years & up. This sturdy wooden incline ramp invites children to explore STEM concepts through prediction and experimentation. The six varying textures give children the opportunity to test the effects of surfacing, weight, and velocity on the potential speed and function of different objects. Ramptastic also introduces simple machines to children and is the perfect addition to the STEM toys in your classroom. Activity card(s) included. Cars sold separately. Measures 12.5"L x 4.75"W x 4.25"H.
Inclined to Exploration: Loose Parts STEM Kit
Inclined to Exploration: Loose Parts STEM Kit
Item: 38016
Status: In Stock
$199.95
3 years and up. The possibilities of discovery are multiplied when rich variables are at children's fingertips. Inclined to Exploration: Loose Parts STEM Kit is a laboratory of opportunity to experiment and explore the relationships of how materials relate to basic physics principles. Children can build, create, investigate, and invent while focusing on the process rather than the end product.. The kit includes a frosted plastic tray for storage and classification of loose parts and measures 12.5"L… More »
Timeless Treasures: Loose Parts STEM Kit
Timeless Treasures: Loose Parts STEM Kit
Item: 38015
Status: In Stock
$199.95
3 years and up. The possibilities of discovery are multiplied when rich variables are at children's fingertips. Timeless Treasures: Loose Parts STEM Kit is a laboratory of opportunity to experiment and explore the allure of timeless, unique treasures like old coins and keys and a variety of gem stones. Children can investigate, explore, and sort into felt bags using open-ended items. The kit includes a frosted plastic tray for storage and classification of loose parts and measures 12.5"L x 12.5"W x 2.9"H.
Random Robots: Loose Parts STEM Kit
Random Robots: Loose Parts STEM Kit
Item: 38014
Status: In Stock
$269.95
3 years and up. The possibilities of discovery are multiplied when rich variables are at children's fingertips. Random Robots: Loose Parts STEM Kit is a laboratory of opportunity to experiment and explore pieces and tools that children can use to create robots. Children can build, create, investigate, and invent while focusing on the process rather than the end product. The kit includes a frosted plastic tray for storage and classification of loose parts and measures 12.5"L x 12.5"W x 2.9"H.
STEM Builder Series Build an Animal
STEM Builder Series Build an Animal
Item: 63197
Status: In Stock
$52.95
3 years & up. Over 300 pieces contribute to this kit's endless building possibilities. An assortment of activity card(s) 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 »
Imagination Kit - 600 Pieces
Imagination Kit - 600 Pieces
Item: 300287
Status: In Stock
$172.95
6 years & up. Create stories and expand problem solving skills with the Imagination Kit. Choose a challenge, design an idea, make a prototype, experiment, review and improve for the next attempt - repeat the process! 100+ challenges cards and 600 pieces including add-on pieces such as clips, eyes, shoes, and duck feet.
Snap Circuits® Jr. Snap-Together Electrical Components
Snap Circuits® Jr. Snap-Together Electrical Components
Item: 24464
Status: In Stock
$49.95
Grades 2 - 4. Students can build over 100 experiments using light, sound, movement and more. Plastic circuit board comes with an easy to follow guide and over 30 parts that snap on so there are no wires to connect or tools required. You can even play electronic games, build radios, digital voice recorders and more. Uses 2 AA batteries, sold separately.
STEM Builder Series Build a Waterway
STEM Builder Series Build a Waterway
Item: 63198
Status: In Stock
$49.95
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 »
Snap Circuits® Jr. Select - Electronic Project Set
Snap Circuits® Jr. Select - Electronic Project Set
Item: 142217
Status: In Stock
$49.95
8 years & up. Kids can have fun while learning about electronics with this Snap Circuits® Jr. Select kit! They can build over 130 different projects, such as a glow-in-the-dark flying saucer, phototranistor, or motor, using the easy-to-follow manual. This kit contains music, alarm, and space war ICs to make sounds. Set contains over 30 parts. Requires 2 AA batteries (not included).
Pulleys Discovery Kit
Pulleys Discovery Kit
Item: 24392
Status: In Stock
$14.95
Grades 1 - 6. Teach students the science of simple machines. Kit contains four pulleys (two singles, one double and one triple sheave, plus joining pin) and instructional guide with suggested classroom activities. Sting(s) not included.
Block Science Foundation Set C - 155 Piece Set
Block Science Foundation Set C - 155 Piece Set
Item: 89790
Status: Ships From Manufacturer
$379.95
$319.95
3 years & up. Block Science, as a pioneering extension of the unit blocks system, adds a rich introduction to physics and essential cognitive development to traditional classroom block play. This Foundation Set is designed to exercise early engineering concepts, collaboration, and the study of matter, motion and mathematics. Plastic building and roadway clips stabilize builds, drawbridges and loops to enable taller, sturdier and more mobile tracks and builds. Simplified, wooden cars with soft… More »
Early Engineering® Set
Early Engineering® Set
Item: 62997
Status: In Stock
$162.95
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.)
Block Science Unit Block Set B - 56 Piece Set
Block Science Unit Block Set B - 56 Piece Set
Item: 89789
Status: In Stock
$115.95
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 56 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.
Simple Machines Set
Simple Machines Set
Item: 87505
Status: In Stock
$54.95
Grades 4 & up. Build all 5 simple machines at once in science centers. Students can construct, examine and explain simple machines to develop a deeper understanding of how they make work easier. Contains enough pieces to build a lever, pulley, inclined plane, wheel and axle, and wedge all at the same time! Modify machines with 4 included weights (two 5g and two 10g), plus 8 included rubber bands to explore effort, force, load, motion and distance. Includes 63 pieces and activity guide.
LEGO® DUPLO® Tech Machines - 45002
LEGO® DUPLO® Tech Machines - 45002
Item: 89854
Status: In Stock
$279.95
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.
Gears! Gears! Gears!® Robot Factory STEM Set
Gears! Gears! Gears!® Robot Factory STEM Set
Item: 145895
Status: In Stock
$49.95
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 »
Simple Machines STEM Activity Set
Simple Machines STEM Activity Set
Item: 53888
Status: In Stock
$36.95
Grades K & up. Keep it simple with real STEM learning! Discover amazing engineering wonders through scientific exploration with colorful, engaging tools and hands-on activities and experiments. Introduce and explore all 6 simple machines as you make amazing discoveries, design solutions for real-world problems, and conduct your own investigations. Comprehensive Activity Guide with reproducible materials is also included. Largest piece (cart) measures 5"L x 3.5"W. Includes: Lever Board,… More »
K'NEX® Introduction to Simple Machines: Gears - 7 Model Builds
K'NEX® Introduction to Simple Machines: Gears - 7 Model Builds
Item: 25251
Status: In Stock
$69.95
Grades 2 & up. Hands-on Investigation Kit supports building a variety of real-world models that demonstrate science and technology concepts. Students will explore through hands-on investigation concepts such as gearing up/down and increasing speed/force as they build crank fans, egg beaters and more. Includes building instructions for 6 different models with real-life photo and key facts. Complete set includes building materials in a sturdy divided case, teaching resource CD (with teaching notes,… More »
Sink or Float STEM Activity Set
Sink or Float STEM Activity Set
Item: 53889
Status: In Stock
$36.95
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 »
KEVA® Structures 200 Plank Set
KEVA® Structures 200 Plank Set
Item: 52469
Status: In Stock
$59.95
5 years & up. Develop a knack to stack! No glue or connectors required -- simply stack wood planks to create buildings, monuments, and geometric forms. It's the ideal activity to help children gain an understanding of balance and proportion, as well as interest in architecture, building, and design. Set includes: 200 pine planks and an idea booklet.
Unit Block Set A - 28 Piece Set
Unit Block Set A - 28 Piece Set
Item: 89787
Status: In Stock
$64.95
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.
Magnets STEM Activity Set
Magnets STEM Activity Set
Item: 53887
Status: In Stock
$41.95
Grades K & up. Attract early learners to the wonders of magnetism! STEM lessons are irresistible when you add the excitement of fun, colorful tools to scientific exploration. Durable, playful magnets in a variety of shapes engage children as they explore magnetism, polarity, and magnetic attraction & repulsion. Comprehensive Activity Guide with reproducible materials is also included. Largest piece (maze tray) measures 11"L x 8.5"H x 0.5"W. Includes: 2 Bar Magnets, 2 Magnetic… More »
Force & Motion STEM Activity Set
Force & Motion STEM Activity Set
Item: 53886
Status: In Stock
$36.95
5 years & up. Get your motor running with real STEM learning! Discover the science of motion through scientific exploration with colorful, engaging tools and hands-on activities. Explore the science of "how things go" as you conduct investigations, solve problems, and explore early engineering. Features 10 double-sided Activity Cards covering all aspects of STEM, plus key science concepts of gravity, inertia, friction, push/pull, and more! Ladder measures 9.25"H, tracks measure… More »
Wooden Unit Block Set C - 84 Piece Set
Wooden Unit Block Set C - 84 Piece Set
Item: 89791
Status: In Stock
$169.95
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.