Active Play

Promote gross motor development and healthy habits through active play experiences. From balance beams and parachutes to tricycles and playground ball sets, Kaplan offers a variety of active play materials that support large motor skills such as balance, coordination, running, and climbing.


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Juggling Scarves - Set of 3
Juggling Scarves - Set of 3
Item: 40805
Status: In Stock
$6.95
Lightweight scarves float gently, making tossing, tracking, and catching easy! Set of 3: pink, orange, and yellow. Nylon, hand washable, 18" x 18".
Mindful Kids: 50 Activities for Calm, Focus and Peace - Card Deck
Mindful Kids: 50 Activities for Calm, Focus and Peace - Card Deck
Item: 74485
Status: In Stock
$16.95
4 years & up. Make any moment mindful from morning to night with five categories of cards, designed to fit into each part of the day. Whimsical full-color illustrations on both sides of the cards provide easy-to-follow steps for each practice. The cards and 8-page instructional booklet include tips for children of a wide range of abilities, making this deck an inclusive tool for nurturing inner peace and strength. Includes 50 double-sided cards. Cards measure 4.96" x 6.97".
Stomp Rocket X-Treme Rockets - Run! Jump! Stomp!
Stomp Rocket X-Treme Rockets - Run! Jump! Stomp!
Item: 146696
Status: In Stock
$22.95
9 years & up. Run, jump, and stomp to send these rockets high in the sky! These foam-tipped rockets can fly up to 400 feet in the air using the Launch Stand. No batteries required just super easy, fast assembly and 100% kid-powered. Includes: 6 Super High Performance Stomp Rockets, Launch Pad, and a Launch Pad with Air Hose.
Children's Bouncing Hop 45 Ball Yellow 18" diameter
Children's Bouncing Hop 45 Ball Yellow 18" diameter
Item: 40798
Status: In Stock
$39.95
5 years & up. Be a rabbit, frog, or cricket on these super-strong vinyl balls! Using the easy-grip handle as they bounce, children will love improving balance and coordination. When being used, it is recommended to use on a surface free of objects that could pop the ball. Comes in one color. Inflate with hand or foot pump.
9" Poly Spots Set - Set of 6
9" Poly Spots Set - Set of 6
Item: 95873
Status: In Stock
$19.95
These versatile, non-skid circles are excellent targets, markers, bases, and "personal space" designators. A great organizational tool for any gross motor activity. Set of 6. (Note: Non-skid surfaces such as wood or rubber flooring.)
Scooter Board
Scooter Board
Item: 4900P
Status: In Stock
$25.95 - $149.95
3 years & up. Scooters are fun to ride either sitting up or laying down. Each one is 1.5" thick durable high-density plastic, lightweight with free flowing 2" poly casters that are non-marring, rubber composition wheel and maintenance free. Includes safety handles to make this scooter board fun to ride and gives more control. Each scooter has a 200 lb capacity.
Yoga Pretzels: 50 Fun Yoga Activities for Kids & Grownups - Card Deck
Yoga Pretzels: 50 Fun Yoga Activities for Kids & Grownups - Card Deck
Item: 18449
Status: In Stock
$16.95
All ages. Stretch your way to a fun and healthy lifestyle with each of the fifty yoga poses in this colorful deck. These cards include forward bends, back bends, partner poses, and balance poses. Includes 50 cards and a leaflet. Cards measure 4.96" x 6.97".
Alphabet Bean Bags - Set of 26
Alphabet Bean Bags - Set of 26
Item: 91073
Status: In Stock
$44.95
All ages. Create an active learning experience with these alphabet bean bags! They are perfect for a variety of learning games. This durable set includes 26 generously sized vinyl beanbags with both uppercase and lowercase letters in 6 different colors. These alphabet bean bags are ideal for developing fine motor skills and learning through throwing and catching. Make learning the alphabet fun by creating an exciting game for children using bean bags.
Air Fort
Air Fort
Item: 147654P
Status: In Stock
$52.95 - $59.95
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! Perfect for parties, sleepovers, and camping out indoors with family and friends. No assembly required. Raised… More »
Rainbow Rhythm Ribbons - Set of 6
Rainbow Rhythm Ribbons - Set of 6
Item: 95297
Status: In Stock
$26.95
4 years & up. These brightly colored ribbons float easily through the air as children wave them to the music. This set of rhythms are perfect for introducing children to rhythm and music learning while promoting gross motor functions. Have children tap the rhythm sticks and wave them at different beats in a song. Encourage children to identify the color of their Rainbow Rhythm Ribbon as they come up with their own rhythm as well. The 12-inch wand with a 36-inch ribbon is perfect for young children.… More »
6' Parachute with Handles and Carry Bag
6' Parachute with Handles and Carry Bag
Item: 143851
Status: In Stock
$29.95
There are hundred of games to play with this bright, colorful parachute! Kids can make waves by moving their arms up and down, or even play games like Mushroom or Thunderstorm. Makes a great activity both indoors and outdoors during recess. Teaches children the basics of teamwork. Includes a carry bag for storage. Encourages perceptual, cognitive and motor development. Made of high quality 210 rip-stop polyester taffeta. Parachute is flame retardant. Meets CPAI-84 and ASTM F963 safety standards. Measures 6'.
Constellation Ball with Colorful Beads for Exploration
Constellation Ball with Colorful Beads for Exploration
Item: 32876
Status: In Stock
$21.95
Birth & up. Bring the stars to you with this exciting Constellation Ball. This ball promotes gross motor functions, exploration, and sensory play. Watch as children delight at the thousands of colorful plastic beads press against the clear textured surface of the ball. Encourage children to roll the ball back and forth between each other. Use this ball in an interactive lesson about constellations. Ships deflated and includes inflation needle. Measures approximately 12" in diameter.
Sensory Tunnel
Sensory Tunnel
Item: 62836
Status: In Stock
$129.95
3 years & up. This over-sized tunnel features streamers throughout the inside for a sensory experience. Shaped windows promote educational purposes while providing easy supervision. Encourage interaction while developing motor skills, muscle strength, and cooperative play. Measures 9'L x 29"W x 29"H.
Kaplan 14" Trike
Kaplan 14" Trike
Item: 62849P
Status: In Stock
$219.95 - $379.95
4 - 8 years. Simple one-bolt assembly. 5 year warranty. Seat: 16.75"H. Bars: 27.25"H.
The Fun Tube Tunnel
The Fun Tube Tunnel
Item: 43431
Status: In Stock
$39.95
3 years & up. Children will have fun indoors or outside with this see through tunnel. It is constructed of a fine nylon mesh and the ends and spring is covered with heavy nylon. It pops open to make a 6' long tunnel with a 19" diameter. Collapses for easy storage. Color may vary.
Adventures Outdoors Idea Cards
Adventures Outdoors Idea Cards
Item: 55543
Status: In Stock
$47.95
2 years & up. This card set has been designed to offer portable inspiration whatever the weather. Printed on durable plastic, each pack contains 30 photographs with activity ideas on the reverse. Cards come on sturdy metal ring.
Kaplan 12" Trike
Kaplan 12" Trike
Item: 62847P
Status: In Stock
$199.95 - $359.95
3 - 6 years. Simple one-bolt assembly. 5 year warranty. Seat: 15.75"H. Bars: 25.25"H.
EarthBox Junior Ready-to-Grow Kit
EarthBox Junior Ready-to-Grow Kit
Item: 62636
Status: In Stock
$47.95
This compact-sized EarthBox is just like the original with the same smart technology, but approximately half the size and specifically designed for smaller spaces such as a classroom windowsill. Includes: EarthBox Jr. container, aeration screen, water fill tube, 2 reversible mulch covers, overflow saucer, dolomite, fertilizer, and potting mix. Made in the USA.
Super Duper 4-Kid Play Tent II
Super Duper 4-Kid Play Tent II
Item: 145322
Status: In Stock
$55.95
3 years & up. There are limitless possibilities for every little adventurer's imagination! Big enough to fit two adults and three kids, this tent was designed especially large for added play value. This tent features a full mesh top for extra ventilation and viewing, a Velcro® front door closure, and two 19" tunnel ports with roll down flaps (tunnels sold separately). This tent is made to be "kid tough" with a water-proof floor and a patented G-3 shock-corded fiberglass PU… More »
Whisper Ride II
Whisper Ride II
Item: 35172
Status: Temporarily Out of Stock
$94.95
18 months & up. With a movable steering wheel, seat belt, under-seat storage and realistic horn, children can pretend to drive this ride-on car in style. Whisper wheels reduce noise and handle folds easily for storage. Minimal adult assembly required. Made in USA. Measures 45.5"L x 19"W x 34"H. Weighs 17 lbs.
GONGE River Stones - Set of 6
GONGE River Stones - Set of 6
Item: 61444
Status: Temporarily Out of Stock
$74.95
2 years & up. The Rive Stones are designed to improve coordination and balance. Jumping or stepping from stone to stone developes a child's confidence in their ability to judge distances. The side of each triangular block varies in steepness and difficulty, and the layout can be changed to make a pathwat more or less challenging. Each stone has a non-slip rubber rim, which also protects indoor surfaces. River Stones can be conveniently stacked for storage. Each set includes 6 stones in 6 colors:… More »
Geometric Bean Bag Set
Geometric Bean Bag Set
Item: 20552
Status: Temporarily Out of Stock
$36.95
Set of 12, three sets of four shapes. Soft vinyl covered bean bags in various colors with either a circle, square, rectangle, or triangle on each. Bean bags are 5".
Number Bean Bags - Set of 10
Number Bean Bags - Set of 10
Item: 46494
Status: Temporarily Out of Stock
$19.95
All ages. Combine motor and language play! Includes 10 bean bags from 1 to 10. Each bean bag measures 4" x 4". Set of 10.
Binoculars
Binoculars
Item: 46931
Status: Temporarily Out of Stock
$13.95
4 years & up. These binoculars are sturdy, safe plastic with large lens that magnify six times through 35mm lenses. Features an adjustable focus dial, and a clip on strap. Color may vary.