Early Years

Create engaging learning environments for your infants and toddlers with Kaplan’s selection of toys and tools for the early years. From stackers and blocks to puppets and children's books, we offer educational materials that help young learners develop fine-motor, cognitive, social, and early language skills.


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Take and Toss Toddler Utensils
Take and Toss Toddler Utensils
Item: 35373
Status: In Stock
$7.95
9 months & up. Toddler-size fork and spoon set with finger grooves for easier grasping. Durable enough to wash and reuse or recycle. Dishwasher safe. Includes 32 pieces.
FantaColor Junior
FantaColor Junior
Item: 39264
Status: In Stock
$32.95
2 years & up. There are 48 large chunky pegs that attach easily to the clear acrylic board. Slide a picture behind the acrylic to encourage children to match colors and design. Everything stores inside the convenient carry case. Children develop fine motor, attention to detail, creativity and matching skills. Includes 48 large pegs, 16 large pictures, transparent pegboard, and carrying case.
Organic Elephant Baby Toy with Rubber Teether & Matching Elephant Rattle with Rubber Teether
Organic Elephant Baby Toy with Rubber Teether & Matching Elephant Rattle with Rubber Teether
Item: 147971
Status: In Stock
$36.95
Birth & up. This elegant Elephant Baby Vibrating Toy and Elephant Rattle with Rubber Teether are made from organically grown cotton and filled with 100% recycled plastic bottle fiber. The adorable little elephant vibrates and also has an attached rubber teether for soothing sore gums. The vibrating elephant toy also features a loop to place on a stroller. An additional piece of the this set is the matching sweet compact teether. Both teethers are made of 100% natural rubber. Organic Latex Certified.… More »
Wooden Woodpecker Walker
Wooden Woodpecker Walker
Item: 36878
Status: In Stock
$129.95
12 months & up. Easy to push and pull, this fun walker is made of sustainably sourced and manufactured wood. Two little woodpeckers playfully tap back and forth, making soft sounds as toddlers practice their gross motor and coordination skills. Minor assembly required. Measures 19.92"H x 14.96"W x 13.74"D.
Wooden Cat Family Puzzle
Wooden Cat Family Puzzle
Item: 34737
Status: In Stock
$20.95
18 months & up. Help reunite colorful cats with their friends by fitting them together correctly in this beautiful chunky puzzle. Animals double as figures that stand up on their own and can be played with outside of the puzzle format for storytelling fun. Helps develop problem solving and fine motor skills. Includes puzzle board and three cat puzzle pieces in different colors and sizes.
All Ready For Toddler Time Readiness Kit
All Ready For Toddler Time Readiness Kit
Item: 35256
Status: In Stock
$35.95
2 years & up. A complete assortment for toddlers to learn alphabet, shapes, colors, counting, and more. Children will develop skills with number, alphabet, and shape identification, 1 to 1 correspondence, vocabulary, fine motor skills, hand-eye coordination, matching, and sorting. Includes 59 items and guide.
Daisy Shape Sorter
Daisy Shape Sorter
Item: 34784
Status: In Stock
$32.95
1 year & up. Classic sturdy shape sorter that makes color and shape matching fun and easy to practice. Children find matching pieces and categorize by shape and color to strengthen hand-eye coordination, dexterity and fine motor skills. 14 pieces can be conveniently stored inside base.
Caterpillar Shape Stacking
Caterpillar Shape Stacking
Item: 34743
Status: In Stock
$22.95
19 months & up. Lay flat for shape and color identification and sorting practice, or stack for more shape matching and sequencing skills. Helps develop fine motor and early math skills. 9" tall when stacked. Cleaning instructions: surface wipe with damp cloth, do not submerge in water. Includes 12 pieces.
Rainbow Baby Bouncer
Rainbow Baby Bouncer
Item: 35535
Status: In Stock
$42.95
Birth & up. Soft, comfy bouncer with non-skid feet for infants to relax, interact and play. Seat gently bounces in response to natural motions. Add calming vibrations with a press of the button. Removable toy bar encourages reaching and grasping to help develop motor skills and coordination. Padded machine-washable fabric seat. 1 "D" cell battery (not included). Maximum weight: 20 lbs.
Peek-A-Boo Basket and Lid - Tan
Peek-A-Boo Basket and Lid - Tan
Item: 34702-TN
Status: In Stock
$41.95
Birth & up. Soft woven basket with lid can be used for a variety of activities or as storage. Children will want to open the lid and investigate contents of the basket making it perfect for a game of peekaboo or a treasure hunt with loose parts and heuristic sets. Basket measures 9". Made of soft, durable 100% polypropylene, baskets are stain, mildew and fade resistant. Spot clean or professional dry cleaning is recommended. Contents not included.
Soft Toddler Dentist Kit - 7 Pieces
Soft Toddler Dentist Kit - 7 Pieces
Item: 35551
Status: In Stock
$28.95
18 months & up. Pretend play set makes learning healthy habits fun. Soft dentist kit includes mouthwash, floss, toothpaste, toothbrush, mirror and pick in soft plush that all packs away neatly in a bag. Machine-washable. Set includes 7 pieces.
Wooden Toddler Wobble Kitten Push & Go
Wooden Toddler Wobble Kitten Push & Go
Item: 34909
Status: In Stock
$26.95
1 year & up. This kitten loves to wiggle and wobble while pushed along. With push, release and go, watching the kitten wobble enhances spatial awareness, Children have the chance to explore cause and effect. They also practice their gross motor and coordination skills by pressing down lightly to see the kitten roll away on its own, tail bobbing back and forth. Measures 6.4 "L x 3.9"W x 5.7"H.
Measure Up Pots and Spoons - Washable
Measure Up Pots and Spoons - Washable
Item: 34748
Status: In Stock
$24.95
2 years & up. Chunky, sturdy pots are perfect for scooping, filling, stacking, molding and nesting. Spoons and and pots are all volumetrically correct & sequentially sized for interaction. Shapes and numbers are molded on each handle for additional early math practice. Cleaning: Immerse in warm water, add dish detergent if necessary, air dry. Includes 10 pieces.
Wooden Alphabet Tracing Tiles
Wooden Alphabet Tracing Tiles
Item: 34734
Status: In Stock
$25.95
2 years & up. Crafted from long-lasting sustainably sourced rubber wood and non-toxic paints, these double-sided tiles make early language learning a fun and tactile experience. You will find uppercase letters on one side with an object on the other that begins with the corresponding letter. Encourage letter recognition and early phonics. Tiles measure 2" x 2".
Busy Skills Try-Angle
Busy Skills Try-Angle
Item: 34749
Status: In Stock
$34.95
6 months & up. This sturdy foldable, portable play center is loaded with fine motor and sensory activities for children to explore. Parts slide, push, twist and turn with sounds, patterns and shapes. Mirror helps develop self-awareness. Triangle folds and stands or can lay flat for tummy time. Cleaning: Surface wash with damp cloth, air dry. Full size is 19.5" x 7" when flat.
Super Drum
Super Drum
Item: 34765
Status: In Stock
$21.95
18 months & up. Sturdy rhythm drum has an elastic drum-head that produces a deep, warm tone. Children can easily produce a beat with their hands or the included mallets. Encourage auditory development and watch your child enjoy music they create. The colorful, gender neutral design makes this drum a great gift for all children. Drum measures 8.5" in diameter.
Panda's Picnic in the Park - Shape and Color Game
Panda's Picnic in the Park - Shape and Color Game
Item: 34916
Status: In Stock
$17.95
2 years & up. Toddlers match shapes and colors while practicing taking turns and having a pretend picnic in the park. Pull surprises out of Panda's picnic basket and develop early language, early math, matching and fine motor learning skills. Includes 16 food pieces, 3 plate pieces, fabric blanket, basket, instructions and guide.
Hammer Away Ship
Hammer Away Ship
Item: 34745
Status: In Stock
$39.95
19 months & up. Classic pounding toy for children to develop fine motor skills and learn object permanence, cause-effect and color matching. Colorful boat with balls and mallet make learning fun. Cleaning instructions: surface wipe with damp cloth, do not submerge in water. Ship measures 14"L x 7.25"W x 7.6"H. Includes 5 pieces.
Emotional Life Of A Toddler - Paperback
Emotional Life Of A Toddler - Paperback
Item: 34869
Status: In Stock
$18.00
Dr. Lieberman addresses common questions about toddlers and their emotions and how they discover their world. Includes topics on temperament, anxieties and child care. Paperback. 352 pages.
Dough Roller Sets
Dough Roller Sets
Item: 34887P
Status: In Stock
$19.95
2 years & up. These stone roller sets are easy for children to use when creating patterns and prints in dough, sand, and dirt. Each roller is almost 3" long and sized for small hands. Roll to create a pattern, and then stamp a corresponding insect or animal throughout to create a tactile work of art. Each set includes 6 different rollers. There are four sets to choose from: Garden Bugs, Forest Friends, Ocean Life, and Pond Life. Sets are sold separately.
Poppitoppy - Ball Popper Toy
Poppitoppy - Ball Popper Toy
Item: 34875
Status: In Stock
$14.95
Promo Pricing: $12.95
1 year & up. Easy-to-push, fun effects will surprise and captivate toddlers as they watch and hear balls jump and pop around the inside of the dome. Introduces cause-effect concepts, visual tracking skills and coordination.
Tilt & Turn Sand Cars - Set of 3
Tilt & Turn Sand Cars - Set of 3
Item: 34914
Status: In Stock
$49.95
1 year & up. A chunky handle, bright colors and independently turning wheels make these vehicles interesting for toddlers to play with indoors or outdoors while developing gross motor skills. These sand buggy cars and truck move in all different ways. When pushed and turned, each one twists and tilts for extra fun and exploration. Great for sand table play too. Cars measure 7.9"L x 5"W x 5.8"H. Includes 3 cars.
Pixel Baby Development Play for Learning Shapes and Colors
Pixel Baby Development Play for Learning Shapes and Colors
Item: 34783
Status: In Stock
$26.95
18 months & up. Great for building fine motor, matching and creativity skills. Chunky jumbo buttons press easily into the soft plastic board, which can be propped up with the tray or lay flat for earlier learners. Insert pattern cards behind the acrylic to encourage children to match colors and designs. Everything stores inside the convenient carry case.
Hide Inside Cottage
Hide Inside Cottage
Item: 34746
Status: In Stock
$44.95
9 months & up. Imaginary forest-themed cottage has lots of multi-sensory features from rattles to crinkles, beads, chimes and squeakers. Plush animals have different fabrics and places to hide, allowing little ones to practice motor skills, early language and cause-effect. Surface washable. Cottage is 8.5"H x 7"L x 5.5"W. Includes 8 pieces.