Support children’s exploration of STEM concepts in the classroom. With Kaplan’s selection of interactive STEM-related toys and games, kids can learn the basics about engineering, robotics, environmental science, physics, and more.
6 years & up. Take a closer look at the microscopic world around you with this unique STEM Starter, Prepared Slides, and Microscope Accessory Kit. This kit allows you to transform your smart phone or tablet and transform it into a powerful microscope. Select your preferred lighting, clip the microscope over the camera lens on your phone or tablet, and position the scope directly over an object or slide you want a closer look at. You can even take photos or record your research through video!… More »
5 years & up. Turn ordinary boxes into fantastic creations! These clips will connect boxes of all kinds to create structures, mazes, forts and so much more. Clips connect to Amazon boxes, food boxes, appliance boxes and many other kinds to help users create all that they can imagine. Cardboard is not included. Includes 80 clips and an idea booklet.
5 years & up. Embark on an adventure of creativity, innovation, and invention. The books encourage problem-solving and creative-thinking skills critical to STEM development while also providing opportunities for natural exploration and dreaming big. Books are a combination of paperback and hardcover.
Grade K. From motion, life cycles, tools, and ocean life, our book set covers early STEM concepts which are perfect for the Kindergarten classroom. Children can understand and learn the information easily as each book features simple text and fun facts. Titles may vary, includes 6 paperback books.
Grades K - 2. Science, engineering, and technology are the driving forces behind robotics. The youngest readers get an early introduction to STEM in the cool Robots set. From a robotic pet dinosaur to the Mars rover, robots do all kinds of amazing work. Each book has large, colorful photographs of the featured robots. Set of 4 paperback books have 24 pages each.
6 years & up. Hours of fun await with this exciting STEM focused game! Children will learn early engineering skills as they follow cards to build roller coasters or design their own. This game can be played individually or with friends. Includes game grid, 39 track pieces, 36 post pieces, 2 tunnels, 40 challenge cards with solutions and instructions.
2 years & up. This set of plastic water channels, in two sizes, and Chute Stands are perfect for a hands-on play experience! Transparent channels allow children to experiment with gravity as they watch materials move from one channel to the next. Children will learn about cause and effect of as they experiment with different positions and angels. Use with the STEM Chute Stands Set for even more possibilities. The 3 stands are made of powder-coated steel and are designed with a rounded base for… More »
3 years & up. Look under the magnifying glass to see the different details of the shells or use for counting, sorting, and up-close viewing. These genuine, assorted sea shells come in different sizes. Available in a set of 12 or a set of 48.
3 years & up. Take a closer look and explore the world around you with the Kaplan Magnifiers! This set of three magnifiers feature 3x to 5x magnification of objects. Turn on the built-in light to improve visibility. Magnifiers measure 5.75", 6", and 6.75" long. Each individual magnifier requires 3 AAA batteries (not included).
3 years & up. This all-in-one STEM Activity Table is a unique and versatile storage unit, perfect in classrooms or library settings. Locking cabinet provides security and storage while durable casters allow for easy maneuverability around the room. Assembly required. Measures 47"L x 25"W x 30"H.
3 years & up. This 8 page STEM Journal outlines how to utilize the scientific process in an early childhood classroom. Each of the 8.5" 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.
18 months & up. These tweezers help toddlers develop pincer grasp, an important early fine motor skill. Ergonomic depressions on each tweezer guide proper grip. Can be used with manipulatives, early counting and science lessons, etc. Approximately 5.5"L x 2"W. Assorted colors. Available in sets of 6 and 12.
3 years & up. Bring science into the classroom. This set of 12 Agate slices will delight the little explorer in any child. Transparent quality of each slice allows children to see the layers caused by formations. Color and texture variations can open discussions about likes and differences. The possibilities are endless! Each slice measures approximately 1.5" wide.
3 years & up. Six sturdy, chunky eyedroppers are sized perfectly for little hands and make a great addition to a science center or sensory table. Children can have fun experimenting with cause and effect while building fine motor skills. Stand provides convenience and organization for storage. Stand measures 2.25"H x 4.5"W x 4.75"L.
4 years & up. Use safety goggles any time students need reliable eye protection. Sized for students and adjustable for adults. Goggles measure 6" x 3". Set of 6 come in 3 bright, translucent colors (red, blue and green). Meets ANSI Z87.1 safety standards.
4 years & up. Unique child-size glasses feature easy-to-change lenses -- 2 each of red, yellow, blue and distortion lenses. Combine up to 2 lenses per side to teach color mixing (secondary colors). Overlap lenses without their durable plastic frames for kaleidoscope fun! Single lenses teach primary color identification or serve as great early science tools for observation. Color mixing guide included.
2 years & up. Create your own sensory tubes with this set of 4 clear tubes with dual openings. Includes 8 solid lids (two red, two blue, two yellow, two orange) and 4 vented lids (red, blue, yellow,orange) to let children explore their sense of smell. Lids easily twist on and off, and hold liquid securely inside. Contents shown are not included.
3 years & up. Real science tools perfectly sized for little hands! Includes 10 activities that cover science process skills, living and non-living things, physical science, senses and more. Includes beaker, magnifying glass, funnel, eyedropper, flask, tweezers, goggles, test tubes, and activity cards.
4 years & up. Use these Jumbo Easy to Grip Test Tubes with Stand for Early STEM Learning in your next STEM lesson. These chunky science tools are sized just right for little scientists. Children will love filling these tubes with different liquids or materials for experiments. These test tubes can also be used for dramatic play. Set includes 6 jumbo test tubes with a rack and multiple color lids.
3 years & up. Bring nature inside with this engaging Land & Sea Nature Loose Parts Collection for SensoryExploration. This exciting collection includes seeds, shells, pine cones, tree rounds, nuts, rocks, and feathers. These loose parts promote fine motor skills, exploration, sensory learning, and imagination. Encourage children to describe the textures and objects they?re feeling. Includes approximately 30 specimens for your science center, water table, and more. *Allergy warning: set includes nuts.
3 years & up. Take a closer look at botanical elements and inspire curiosity while exploring this Natural Botanicals Pack! Discover various leaves, pine cones, fibers, acorns, grass, seeds, sticks, lotus, and loofah sponges. This set features 17 different botanical elements: Yulan Leaves, Bodhi Leaves, Heart Leaves, Cercis Leaves, Assorted Pine Cones, Long Pine Cones, Mango Leaves, Palm Tree Fibre, Bamboo Leaves, Acorns, Wild Grass Bundles, Cotton Seed Capsules, Long Bamboo Sticks, Lotus Heads,… More »
3 years & up. Take a closer look at outdoor elements and inspire curiosity while exploring this Natural Starter Pack! Discover various leaves, pine cones, fibers, acorns, grass, seeds, sticks, lotus, and loofah sponges. This set features 17 different natural elements: Willow Balls, Branch Chips, Oval Branch Offcuts, Circular Branch Offcuts, Rattan Slices, Bark Squares, River Pebbles, Assorted Small Polished Stones, Small Gemstones, Small Seashells, Assorted Pine Cones, Bodhi Leaves, and Colored… More »
4 years & up. The hunt is on! Customize your maze, then program the mouse to find the cheese. The inventive possibilities are endless. It's the perfect introduction to the concepts of coding, early engineering, step programming, and critical thinking. This deluxe science set includes 16 pieces to create a 20" x 20" maze board, 25 wall tiles to create paths that are straightforward, winding, and everything between, and sequence cards to plot your way to the cheese while tracking every… More »