3 years & up. These beautiful stones offer a tactile and visual way of introducing young children to letter formation. Each stone is carefully engraved to provide important sensory feedback to help young children develop the movements needed for writing each letter. Starting at the green dot, children will enjoy tracing each letter shape with their finger, building important motor-memory skills. Each set contains 26 letter stones (3" - 5.3" approx.) and an activity leaflet.
PreK & up. Children can explore decomposition, composting, life cycles, and environmental educational with ease. Three separate, aerated compartments enable children to view the entire decomposition process clearly and make side-by-side comparisons between different materials.Environmental education includes composting, decomposition and life cycles. Supports STEM, Test and observe process of decomposition. Teacher guide included.
Set of 12 non-magnetic unframed lap boards have a plain dry erase surface which is ideal for doodling, math or handwriting practice. Quality write-and-wipe surface is non-ghosting. Hardboard backing is warp and chip resistant. Features rounded corners and smooth edges for safety and comfort. Boards measure 9.5" x 12".
3 years & up. This magnetic, dry erase calendar teaches, time, weather and vocabulary! Children interact and learn about the days of the week and months of the year while increasing their vocabulary knowledge. There are 18 weather related magnetic pictures and 45 word tiles (20 weather words, 22 calendar words). 3 blank picture tiles and 3 blank calendar word tiles are included so that teachers can add words and pictures of their own. 23.5" L x 32"W.
4 years & up. This powerful digital microscope displays the magnified image right onto your computer screen. The impressive 75x/300x magnification unlocks tiny details of our world. The flexible neck stand with suction cup attaches to any smooth surface, or the included base with ease. Resolution is 1600 x 1200 pixels. Compatible with Windows XP SP2 or above, Windows Vista (32 bit or 64 bit), Windows 7 (32 bit or 64 bit), Windows 8 and Windows 8.1. Mac OSX 10.4.9 or later. Does not work with tablets.
4 years & up. This brightly colored and easy to use 5-in-1 measuring tool will be your new classroom favorite. Children can work together or individually to learn basic math concepts such as measuring distance, depth, height and width. Children will have hours of fun as the use the tool to measure anything outdoors! The easy to take a part tool includes two caliper jaws, one trundle wheel with bird footprint tread, one handle/base, one measuring stick (centimeters and inches shown), one colorful… More »
3 years & up. Includes 55 plastic fruits and vegetables in 10 durable cardboard cans with lids. Great addition to a kitchen pantry. Cans are labeled with numeral, word and pictures to reinforce early math and vocabulary skills. Includes Activity Guide. Each can measures 4.25" H x 3" in diameter.
3 years & up. No pillows, no sheets, no mess! Create an air fort instantly wherever you have an outlet. This unique spin on a play tent comes in an easy-to-carry, compact travel bag and attaches to any classic box fan with the included durable adhesive fan tabs. Just secure the mouth of the tent to the fan, turn the fan on, and watch as your tent rises up to full size in 30 seconds! Mesh divider prevents access to fan, keeping fingers safe. Perfect for parties, sleepovers, and camping out indoors… More »
Effective teacher-student interactions are a primary ingredient of high-quality early educational experiences. With the popular CLASS® observational tool, schools can accurately assess classroom quality in K-3 classrooms based on teacher-student interactions rather than the physical environment or a specific curriculum. Spiral-bound. 128 pages.
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.
3 years & up. Square, double-sided, puzzle-like base pieces interlock in a variety of ways to create a 2D or 3D base that supports IO Blocks® and gears. Encourages fine motor skills, problem solving, dramatic play and spatial conception. Children can build both horizontally and vertically use the base pieces. Little people with unique accessories and cows add an element of fun and imaginative play. Includes activity cards. 118 pieces.
Learning to read is one of the major milestones in a child's life, and it's one that parents worry about. This guide gives parents information on how to support their child on his or her reading journey. Now parents of children, aged three to five years old, have the power to ensure their child becomes a successful reader. Available in English and Spanish. Set of 20 guides.
3 years & up. This fun game doubles as a powerful teaching tool! Game play promotes basic math concepts. Children will work with patterns, number-quantity association, subtraction and addition introductions, and odd and even number recognition. Encourage social language development through play. The game includes a rocket, 40 fuel pegs, 18 challenge cards, one dice, a teaching guide, and a storage bag.
These instructional, interactive DVDs provide teachers with strategies for working with preschool children who display challenging behaviors. In addition to rich video footage, each DVD comes with a comprehensive facilitator's guide filled with activities and guidance for using the videos for staff professional development. Disc One covers: What is Challenging Behavior?; Developmentally Appropriate Behavior; Why Do Kids Misbehave?; Parents as Partners; Skill Development Study #1. Disc Two covers:… More »
3 years & up. Science has never been so cuddly! Introduce children to basic organs and systems of the human body with this interactive toy. Unbutton the chest to explore and match organs to systems. Squeeze the heart, lungs and stomach to hear different sounds. Includes an 18" doll, 7 organs which measure approximately 3.5", and a guide.
Make beautiful paintings with 100% cotton stretched canvas panels that are soft, yet stable. Made with 5" Paulownia wood stretch strips, they are suitable for hanging with or without framing. They are acid-free, stapled on the side, and have double acrylic titanium priming. Suitable for oil and acrylic painting. Sold in sets of 5 of the same size. Choose size.
This DVD is an instructional, interactive DVD developed by Devereux. It includes 28 video clips from actual early childhood classrooms in these six categories: Prevention in Action, Positive Guidance in Action, Learning Opportunities, Developing Observation Skills, Case Study Pre-Intervention, and Case Study Intervention. Training guide is downloadable and printable directly from the DVD.
4 ply, 22" x 28" poster board in ten bright assorted colors, 100 sheets per pack. Colors are Dark Blue, Brown, Yellow, Red, Orange, Black, Blue, Holiday Green, Pink and Magenta. (Includes 10 sheets of each color).
4 - 8 years. Make learning foundational literacy skills fun with the Elementary Language Arts and Reading Kit! Using the included Activity Guide, early readers will be able to investigate phonics, build words, and practice letter formation. This kit is perfect for independent play and can also be used in small groups to encourage collaborative learning. Includes 271 pieces and activity guide.
4 - 8 years. Help children grow critical math skills such as adding, subtracting, probability, place values, and time. Included is a full activity guide that will engage hands-on learning. Sets of math manipulatives will make learning easy by providing visuals for abstract math concepts. This kit is perfect for small group or independent learning. Kit includes 1030 pieces and activity guide with included worksheets.
3 years & up. Plush weighted Chloe is a comforting companion who helps with sensory processing, stress and anxiety. Her floppy body can lie across laps or shoulders to help sharpen focus. Fur, ears, eyes, nose and weighted paws all provide unique textures for tactile exploration. The hook and loop pocket in her tummy holds a pouch of ceramic beads that emits a gentle lavender aroma. Remove the pouch to heat in the microwave or chill in the refrigerator. Measures approximately 16" from head… More »
3 years & up. PowerClix® Solids are colorful, solid translucent plastics and geometric shapes that allow for open-ended, creativity-inspiring constructions. In keeping with STEM toy attributes, PowerClix® magnetic building toys encourage children to think like engineers while having fun. From 2D and 3D structures to simple solid geometric shapes, children will have fun while furthering their understanding of how mass and volume are used to model an object. Solids are designed to integrate… More »
3 years & up. Build key foundations for letter formation with these natural looking stones, each one with a different pattern. As kids trace over the patterns from left to right, learning how to make shapes, the stones provide the sensory feedback needed to take the first steps in writing. Develops fine motor skills and the language necessary to talk about shapes and patterns. Also use them to make impressions in clay or dough, or use with sand, rice, and paint as part of a sensory tray. The… More »