Fine Motor & Manipulatives

Support creative explorations, fine motor skills, and dramatic play with our selection of engaging manipulatives. From diverse play sets and wooden stackers, to squeezable animals and eco-friendly blocks, Kaplan has everything you need to create rich, hands-on environments for your littlest learners.

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KinderMag Translucent Starter Set - Magnetic Building - 48 Pieces
KinderMag Translucent Starter Set - Magnetic Building - 48 Pieces
Item: 300295
Status: In Stock
$98.95
12 months & up. Explore the magic of magnetic construction and polarity with the KinderMag Translucent Starter Set! Introduce children to their first magnetic shapes with this 48 piece set of translucent colored squares and triangles. The magnetic pieces can be stuck together to construct and create a range of 2D and 3D designs. The chunky and lightweight pieces are sized perfectly for little hands! Featuring a range of 6 stunning translucent colors to create contrasting models, these magnetic… More »
Magna-Tiles® Dinos - 5 Piece Set
Magna-Tiles® Dinos - 5 Piece Set
Item: 300176
Status: In Stock
$60.95
3 years & up. Introducing the first-of-their-kind, magnetic dinosaurs only from Magna-Tiles®! These large magnetic dinosaurs have oversized play potential and are a great addition to your existing Magna-Tiles® collection, or play with them on their own for some dino-mite fun! Includes dinosaurs; T-Rex, Brachiosaurus, Stegosaurus, Triceratops and Pteranodon. Made of food-grade ABS (BPA Free) plastic - free of phthalates and latex.
LEGO® DUPLO® Alphabet Town - 10935
LEGO® DUPLO® Alphabet Town - 10935
Item: 144837
Status: In Stock
$59.95
18 months & up. Introduce toddlers to colors, shapes and letters with the LEGO® DUPLO® Classic Alphabet Town playset! Features all of the letters of the alphabet, a drivable car, and girl, boy and dog figures. Not only will toddlers start to recognize the alphabet and colors, but they will also get to explore new and interesting shapes. Playset includes 87 pieces. With all bricks lined up, building model measures over 12" H x 20" W x 3" D.
LEGO® Friends Skate Park - 41751
LEGO® Friends Skate Park - 41751
Item: 144844
Status: In Stock
$64.95
6 years & up. It's an exciting day of adventures with the LEGO® Friends Skate Park! Inspire kids' creativity and sense of adventure as they use the ramps and rails to make the characters perform cool tricks. Continue the story with a trip to the park building where there's a workshop for fixing wheels, or take the elevator up to the chill-out area where they can relax. Features 3 mini-dolls and many fun accessories; ramps, rails, in-line skates, skateboard, scooter, wheelchair helmets, and… More »
Wooden Construction Set
Wooden Construction Set
Item: 250047
Ships From Manufacturer
$49.99
3 years & up. Encourage your little one to put their building skills to the test with this premium Wooden Construction Set! Perfectly sized for little hands, this playset is ideal for children interested in building. Construction Set includes; toy wrench, screwdriver, screws, nuts, wheels, adapters, spacers and more! Playset can be sorted and properly stored in the included box, allowing for quick and easy clean up. This activity set will boost your child's fine motor skills as they insert the… More »
LEGO® Friends Autumn's House - 41730
LEGO® Friends Autumn's House - 41730
Item: 144841
Status: In Stock
$90.95
7 years & up. Discover a house filled with friendship with LEGO® Friends Autumn's House! Features accessories inspired by the friends' hobbies including a telescope, notebook, binoculars, baking ingredients, pumpkins, apples, cups and more! Young animal lovers will enjoy caring for the new foal, while others will enjoy exploring the kitchen, cozy living room, dining area, bathroom, and Autumn's nature-inspired bedroom. There are lots of outdoor spaces to explore as well, including a balcony… More »
LEGO® Friends Paisley's House - 41724
LEGO® Friends Paisley's House - 41724
Item: 144839
Status: In Stock
$51.95
4 years & up. LEGO® Friends Paisley's House offers young builders lots to discover! The top floor includes a bedroom and bathroom that can be removed, making it easy to explore the kitchen below. Features 3 mini-dolls, as well as an outdoor cozy corner where Paisley can sit to compose music with her guitar. Playset includes multiple accessories; can for recycling, pet bunny, carrot, brush, guitar, food and more! Set includes 185 pieces. When built, house measures over 6" H x 5" W x 5" D.
LEGO® DUPLO® Town Construction Site - 10990
LEGO® DUPLO® Town Construction Site - 10990
Item: 144838
Status: In Stock
$77.95
2 years & up. Toddlers will delight in joining the building site team with the action packed LEGO® DUPLO® Town Construction Site playset! Includes 3 construction vehicles and 3 hardworking construction workers. To boost the fun, the cement mixer features flashing lights and a realistic siren. Bring in the boulder with the bulldozer, grab it with the crane and carry it to the chute where in slides down into the cement mixer. Reward the construction workers with pizza for a job well done!… More »
LEGO® City™ Emergency Vehicles HQ - 60371
LEGO® City™ Emergency Vehicles HQ - 60371
Item: 144836
Status: In Stock
$90.95
6 years & up. Kids can join the police, ambulance and fire rescue services with this all-in-one LEGO® City™ Emergency Vehicles HQ! The 2-level headquarters building is packed with features for imaginative play and features a fire helicopter, police SUV, ambulance, and crook's motorbike. Add the 5 minifigures and watch as your children play out scenarios that depict real life in a fun and exciting way! The emergency vehicles are customizable; attach different items to the vehicles,… More »
Imagination Kit - 600 Pieces
Imagination Kit - 600 Pieces
Item: 300287
Status: In Stock
$153.95
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.
Magna-Tiles® Farm Animals - 25 Piece Set
Magna-Tiles® Farm Animals - 25 Piece Set
Item: 300174
Status: In Stock
$52.95
3 years & up. Time for some Magna-Tiles® fun down on the farm! The Magna-Tiles® Farm Animals building set features 25 farm themed magnetic pieces. Set features 4, unique, full-magnetic barnyard buddies and the first-ever magnetic fence pieces. Add this magnetic tile set to any Magna-Tiles® collection to create endless patterns or practice shape recognition. Set includes; chicken, horse, cow, pig, 10 fence pieces, and more! Made of food-grade ABS (BPA Free) plastic - free of phthalates and latex.
Plus-Plus® GO! Fire Truck & Firefighter Building Set - 430 Pieces
Plus-Plus® GO! Fire Truck & Firefighter Building Set - 430 Pieces
Item: 300149
Status: In Stock
$49.95
7 years & up. Imagine, build, create! Plus-Plus® GO! Fire Truck & Firefighter Building Set is a new kind of construction toy that features one simple shape to unleash ideas of endless possibilities. The unique shape design allows kids to construct 2D or 3D, or curved structures. Includes the GO! Fire Fighter Set with 360 pieces in 8 different colors, 9 wheels, and 2 baseplates, as well as a Fire Fighter Tube that contains 70 pieces with 3 skin tone choices. Made of BPA-free and phthalate-free… More »
Plus-Plus® Travel Case & Learn to Build  ABC & 123 Set - 500 Pieces
Plus-Plus® Travel Case & Learn to Build ABC & 123 Set - 500 Pieces
Item: 300150
Status: In Stock
$62.95
5 years & up. The Travel Case & Learn to Build ABC & 123 Set is a great way to get started with Plus-Plus®! Kids will learn to create in 2D or 3D, encouraging open-ended, creative play. It's a perfect STEM toy to develop fine motor skills, focus and patience! Set includes 400 pieces, 40 sturdy letter and number cards, travel case with an additional 100 pieces, and 1 white base plate. Made of BPA-free and phthalate-free plastic. Each Plus-Plus piece measures .75"L x .5"W.… More »
Magna-Tiles® Dino World - 40 Piece Set
Magna-Tiles® Dino World - 40 Piece Set
Item: 300175
Status: In Stock
$95.95
3 years & up. Volcanic explosions, molten lava and hours of imaginative play are bursting from the Dino World set! Four, oversized, fully-magnetic dinosaurs navigate a rocky volcanic terrain that puts the steam in STEAM learning. Turn up the heat on screen-free fun and imaginative play possibilities with this fun and ferocious new addition to the Magna-Tiles® collection. Set features volcanic themed tiles and 4 dinosaurs; T-Rex, Velociraptor, Stegosaurus, and Pteranodon with moving parts… More »
LEGO® City™ Custom Car Garage - 60389
LEGO® City™ Custom Car Garage - 60389
Item: 144835
Status: In Stock
$77.95
6 years & up. The LEGO® City™ Custom Car Garage is the perfect playset for kids who love cool automobiles! Your child will love to customize their cars in the workshop filled with lots of cool functions and 2 customizable toy cars. Choose from a range of engines and modular front and rear sections with different headlights and bumpers and spoilers, to create a one-of-a-kind design! Set features a configuration wall, ramps, engine hoist, 2 customizable cars, plus 2 mechanics, 2 driver… More »
LEGO® Classic Creative Neon Fun - 11027
LEGO® Classic Creative Neon Fun - 11027
Item: 144847
Status: In Stock
$25.95
5 years & up. Inspire budding builders aged 5+ with LEGO® Classic Creative Neon Fun (11027). With quick-to-build models and endless free-building fun, this eye-catching mix of bricks encourages kids to indulge their passion for art and design. This creative construction kit contains 333 bricks in a range of shapes, sizes and neon colors. 18 of the bricks feature expressive eyes that kids can use to bring their creations to life. Clear printed building instructions are included for 5 easy-to-assemble… More »
Translucent Connecting Tubes
Translucent Connecting Tubes
Item: 30641
Status: In Stock
$37.95
3 years & up. These easy-fit tubes are a wonderful manipulative to use alone or add extra excitement by introducing them to the light table or sand and water table. Just add a child's imagination and their natural desire to explore and see what happens! Stored in a sturdy, stackable container that measures 12"L x 7"W x 6"H. 80 pieces included.
Branch Blocks - 36 Pieces
Branch Blocks - 36 Pieces
Item: 91332
Status: In Stock
$46.95
3 years & up. Natural and unscripted play patterns emerge when Branch Blocks are provided for building and dramatic play inspiration. The intact textured bark on each building piece adds sensory exploration mirroring the organic benefits of outdoor play. Use Branch Blocks to practice stacking, sorting and STEM activities. Includes 36 wood pieces.
Wood Stackers: Standing Stones - 20 Pieces
Wood Stackers: Standing Stones - 20 Pieces
Item: 32427
Status: In Stock
$70.95
2 years & up. Invite children to build thoughtfully and organically with Wooden Stackers Standing Stones. Inspired by prehistoric building blocks, these geometric, wooden stones foster a child's curiosity for creating ancient structures using organic, natural materials. Each wooden block is sanded smooth to highlight the beautiful gradient of the original wood. Different sizes help children understand weight, gravity and patterns. Inspiration cards encourage children to creatively stack and… More »
Kaplan Dough Literacy Mats - Set of 26
Kaplan Dough Literacy Mats - Set of 26
Item: 86301
Status: In Stock
$27.95
2 years & up. Children can create dough objects to put on the dough mats! Each mat has a letter and corresponding object for children to make and place on the mat. These mats are a wonderful and engaging way to incorporate literacy and fine motor skills. Activity card(s) included Gently wipe clean with a damp cloth, air dry. Measures 8.5" x 11". Set of 26.
Tangle Therapy
Tangle Therapy
Item: 91718P
Status: In Stock
$13.95 - $39.95
PreK & up. The perfect tool for building fine motor skills. The textured tangle is also a useful aid for redirecting behaviors or relieving stress with its rubberized surface.
Fun Builder Block Table 27" x 27"
Fun Builder Block Table 27" x 27"
Item: 48094
Ships From Manufacturer
$609.95
2 years & up. Enhance your manipulative center with our super sturdy maple block table. Perfect for interlocking building blocks.The 27"x 27" detachable mesh bag can be used for storage and washing the blocks as well. With the small grid, this table is LEGO® compatible. Blocks are not included. Measures 17"H x 27"W x 27"D.
LEGO® Classic Bricks and House - 11008
LEGO® Classic Bricks and House - 11008
Item: 144705
Status: In Stock
$23.99
4 years & up. The importance of 'home' is something children recognize at a young age. This fun and interactive set aims to show boys and girls examples of all sorts of homes! Simple instructions are included for 6 models of unique homes, but children are left with many pieces to create their very own dream home! This creative set puts ideas and inspirations into the hands of the user. 270 piece set builds into 6 places to live; a family home, a lighthouse, an igloo, a castle, a small house… More »
LEGO® DUPLO® Classic Brick Box - 10913
LEGO® DUPLO® Classic Brick Box - 10913
Item: 144701
Status: In Stock
$39.95
18 months & up. Introduce your toddler to a world of creative play that hides developmental benefits within the fun! The versatility of this play set means the creative possibilities are endless! Care givers and parents can join their toddlers in the fun to experience developmental milestones. Fosters development of fine motor skills, visual-spatial awareness, and problem solving abilities. Includes 65 pieces in 12 different colors. Bricks are twice the size of the original LEGO® bricks.… More »