Manipulatives

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Tabletop Notch Blocks - Eastern
Tabletop Notch Blocks - Eastern
Item: 37640P
Status: In Stock
$89.95 - $134.95
3 years & up. Children can experience Eastern-inspired architecture, indoors and outdoors, building with the Notch Blocks Eastern set. Solid plastic, neutral-colored blocks feature notched parts that easily connect for strong, detailed builds. Using included ladders and bridge pieces, children can build different structures with varying elevated platforms and span natural elements. Set includes 10 double-sided build cards. Available in 87 pieces or 132 pieces.
Tabletop Notch Blocks - Western
Tabletop Notch Blocks - Western
Item: 37454P
Status: In Stock
$89.95 - $134.95
3 years & up. Children can experience Western-inspired architecture, indoors and outdoors, using the Notch Blocks Western set. Plastic, neutral-colored blocks feature notched parts that easily connect for strong, detailed builds. Using included ladders and bridge pieces, children can build different structures with varying elevated platforms and span natural elements. Set includes 10 double-sided build cards. Available in sets of 85 pieces or 129 pieces.
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.
Resources: Earth's Elements at Play - 144 Pieces
Resources: Earth's Elements at Play - 144 Pieces
Item: 91277
Status: In Stock
$71.95
3 years & up. Inspire and be inspired with this set of 144 unique, soft formed loose parts that mimic elements we see in the world around us. The law of gravity will test a child's patience, concentration and problem solving skills while creating imaginative structures. The set includes loose parts that represent water, trees, bricks, wood, steel, stones, a ball and people. The idea guide is full of images that will help spark imaginations and inspire new creations.
Nuts and Bolts - 72 Pieces
Nuts and Bolts - 72 Pieces
Item: 86923
Status: In Stock
$37.95
3 years & up. Match and connect the nut and bolt manipulatives by color and shape then twist them together. The nut and bolt pieces are designed for children to easily grasp and supports fine motor skills development. Bolts measure approximately 2.5". Includes 72 Plastic Nuts and Bolts Pieces and Storage Box.
Click Builders Classic Prism - 1,000 Pieces
Click Builders Classic Prism - 1,000 Pieces
Item: 63675
Status: In Stock
$61.95
3 years & up. Sturdy, high-quality, translucent interlocking builders are perfect for engineering, architecture, construction, the light table, and fine motor play. Sets universally connects with other interlocking builders for endless creations. Includes a sturdy storage container with locking lid.
Junior Engineer Creative Building Set
Junior Engineer Creative Building Set
Item: 86908
Status: In Stock
$37.95
3 years & up. Design all types of construction vehicles with our engineering set. Perfectly sized for small hands, children can connect the chunky bolts, wheels, and joints. As children build, they boost planning and motor skills. A total of 210 pieces in a stackable plastic container.
Kaplan Dough Counting Mats - Set of 9
Kaplan Dough Counting Mats - Set of 9
Item: 86302
Status: In Stock
$19.95
3 years & up. Children can create dough eggs to put in the birds nest! Each dough mat has a numeral and corresponding counting dots so children know how many dough eggs to make and place in the nest. These mats are a wonderful and engaging way to incorporate math and fine motor skills. Activity card(s) included Gently wipe clean with a damp cloth, air dry. Measures 8.5" x 11". Set of 9.
Transparent Light and Color Blocks - 108 Pieces
Transparent Light and Color Blocks - 108 Pieces
Item: 31535
Status: In Stock
$71.95
3 years & up. A rainbow assortment of 6 different colors and 6 different shapes make up this set of plastic translucent building blocks. These colorful Transparent Light and Color Blocks area great way to promote creativity. They also make a perfect accessory for a light table. Encourage children to get creative and build a unique block structure. For further learning encourage children to identify the colors and shapes of the blocks they are using. Largest block measures 3.9" x 1.3". 108 piece set.
Magic Connectors Building Set - 90 Pieces
Magic Connectors Building Set - 90 Pieces
Item: 86913
Status: In Stock
$37.95
3 years & up. Magic Connectors feature brightly colored pieces that snap together to create fun, free-form designs and letter shapes. These uniquely-shaped connectors enhance gross and fine motor skills through the creative building. Encourage children to build their own unique figures. Use these pieces in a lesson about shapes, and assign children a shape to build afterward. Longest piece measures 3". Included: 75 Connectors, 6 Wheels, 9 Spokes, and Storage Box.
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 »
Clip Sticks & Connectors - 460 Pieces
Clip Sticks & Connectors - 460 Pieces
Item: 31497
Status: In Stock
$35.95
3 years & up. From simple designs to more engineering marvels, these simple sticks connect from end to end or along any side. Add rings to make movement and added interest, the possibilities are endless.This large set includes 36 sticks (2.75"L) in 10 colors, 4 large rings (2" in diameter) and 6 small rings (1.5" in diameter) in 10 colors. 460 pieces.
Tube Construction - 72 Pieces
Tube Construction - 72 Pieces
Item: 30652
Status: In Stock
$35.95
3 years & up. This unique building set adds a new dimension to tube construction -- wheels! Children can build endless tube designs and add wheels to make them move. Easy-fit construction, this set includes 26 straight tubes, 26 shaped tubes, 6 tubes, 6 cross tubes, 8 wheels in assorted vibrant colors for a total of 72 pieces. This set also comes in a durable stackable storage container.
Snap Together - 360 Pieces
Snap Together - 360 Pieces
Item: 86920
Status: In Stock
$37.95
3 years & up. Bring your architectural and engineering ideas to life! This Snap Together set features 360 cubes in four bright colors and four fun shapes. Connect these unbreakable cubes together in any direction to build unique structures. The possibilities are limitless! These building manipulatives encourage creativity and support the development of fine motor skills and hand-eye coordination. Each piece measures .75". Included: 360 Plastic Cubes and a Storage Tub.
Star Puzzle Connecting Pieces - Over 480 Pieces
Star Puzzle Connecting Pieces - Over 480 Pieces
Item: 86918
Status: In Stock
$37.95
3 years & up. Connect these bright, colorful stars from any direction for endless fun. With the Star Puzzle Connecting Pieces children will develop, fine motor skills, color recognition, and problem-solving skills, as they connect and build. Encourage children to call out the colors they use or build familiar shapes. This set includes over 480 plastic pieces. Pieces come in 4 colors (red, blue, green, and yellow) and include a storage box for easy cleanup.
Link A Shape
Link A Shape
Item: 46262
Status: In Stock
$46.95
$29.95
3 years & up. With the Link A Shape, children can build interesting figures that fit together any way they want. Simply slide the shapes together using the openings on the sides of the shapes. Link A Shape is a fun way for children to develop fine motor functions. Each shape is made of rugged, flexible plastic and comes in bright colors. The shapes vary and include squares, triangles, rectangles, circles, and more. The set includes 210 pieces, so children have a lot to build from.
Soft Shape Builders - 216 Pieces
Soft Shape Builders - 216 Pieces
Item: 30651
Status: In Stock
$35.95
3 years & up. Building toys help sharpen focus and establish patience, two very important life skills that your little one should develop on their journey through life! Children can build and learn about colors, shapes, and simple construction, all while having fun. Building toys are used to introduce different subjects, such as: the basics of math, science, arts, and even engineering. This set consists 216 pieces: 14 different shapes in 6 colors. Made in safe soft materials, the pieces are… More »
Interlox Leaves - 96 Pieces
Interlox Leaves - 96 Pieces
Item: 35498
Status: In Stock
$25.95
2 years & up. Build with soft colors of nature, creating organic patterns with friction-fit leaf shapes. Explore symmetry, develop fine motor and spatial skills. Construction activities can be enhanced through light table exploration. A beautiful, subdued, natural color palette and recycled material construction further enhance a child's connection to the natural world. Set includes 10 double-sided activity cards and 96 colorful, interlocking pieces.
Little Pavers Block Builders - 60 Pieces
Little Pavers Block Builders - 60 Pieces
Item: 35496
Status: In Stock
$65.95
2 years & up. Increase the authenticity of your child's open-ended building experience with these weighted Little Pavers - 60 piece set. Children 2 and up will incorporate these hexagonal miniature pavers into unique architectural builds while stacking, creating patterns and using natural, loose parts. The matte surface texture supports indoor and outdoor play. Set includes 10 double-sided concept cards that serve as creative inspiration to further the hands-on buildling experience. Use with… More »
Jumbo Lacing Beads - 360 Pieces
Jumbo Lacing Beads - 360 Pieces
Item: 86909
Status: In Stock
$37.95
3 years & up. Our jumbo-sized beads are just the right size for small hands and they're made of unbreakable plastic, so they'll stand up to years in the classroom. 360 chubby beads come in 6 shapes and 6 colors and have extra-big holes for no-fail stringing. Beads come in our plastic container and the round bead measures is .75".
Giant Links - 240 Pieces
Giant Links - 240 Pieces
Item: 86924
Status: In Stock
$35.95
3 years & up. Interlock the links to create long and short chains. Learn to identify basic colors and practice sorting and patterning. These giant, sturdy plastic links in four different colors that easily snap together. Links measure 3"L x 2"W. Includes 240 Giant Link Pieces and Storage Tub.
Coral Connection Set
Coral Connection Set
Item: 34395P
Status: In Stock
$109.95 - $169.95
3 years & up. Based upon the beauty of coral reefs, organic growth and organic connections, Coral Connections helps children create environments in a toy-based format. Soft, pliable plastic components feature snap fit and ball and joint connections to easily build horizontally, vertically or in web-like mesh. Sea creatures and a treasure chest help children build their own stories and visual and audible narratives as they construct ecosystems and form connections visually and spatially. Can… More »
Connecting Balls Building Set - 140 Pieces
Connecting Balls Building Set - 140 Pieces
Item: 30647
Status: In Stock
$35.95
3 years & up. Endless construction possibilities, bright fluorescent colors, easy-to-connect pieces, all add up to fun. This 140 piece set consists of 5 different shapes in 5 assorted colors. Includes a sturdy, stackable container that measures 12"L x 7" W" x 6"H.