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 Easy Toddler Utensils
Take and Toss Easy Toddler Utensils
Item: 35373
Status: In Stock
$8.95
9 months & up. Get your children utensils sized just right for them with these convenient Take and Toss Toddler Utensils. This set of eating utensils are set with finger grooves and an easy grip handle, making them easy to maneuver. Each utensil is durable enough to wash, reuse, or recycle. Dishwasher safe. Includes 32 pieces.
FantaColor Junior
FantaColor Junior
Item: 39264
Status: In Stock
$38.95
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.
Green Garden Mini Greenhouse
Green Garden Mini Greenhouse
Item: 148324
Status: In Stock
$50.95
2 years & up. The Green Garden Mini Greenhouse is the ideal playset to help teach your little one about gardening and plants! The Mini Greenhouse can be used for real plants and a playset, all in one. An opening at the bottom of the greenhouse makes sure that extra water from the flowerpots can drain away. The set has high playing value since it can be used to cultivate plants, or as a playset, with toy vegetables and soil slabs. This means that it is always possible to play - even in the winter!… More »
Real Photo Vinyl Books Set 2 - Set of 4
Real Photo Vinyl Books Set 2 - Set of 4
Item: 37039
Status: In Stock
$36.95
Birth & up. Introduce your children to their first books with Real Photo Vinyl Books Set 2. Each book features high quality images of the subject discussed. This set includes Emotions, Nature, Clothes and Toys. These books promote language development, color recognition, social and emotional learning, literacy, and early vocabulary. The relatable images and simple text are sure to engage young readers. Set of 4.
Washable Wicker Baskets
Washable Wicker Baskets
Item: 82470P
Status: In Stock
$11.95 - $279.95
Easily store essential classroom materials with these Washable Woven Plastic Wicker Basket with Hand Grips for Classroom Sorting and Organization. This set of woven plastic wicker baskets provides a convenient, aesthetically pleasing solution for classroom organization. Use these baskets for sorting by items, shapes, colors, and more. Fits some cubbies. Baskets are completely washable. Contents not included. Available individually in small, medium, shallow, or large, small set of 3, small set of 10 or small set of 20.
Soft Body 11" Dolls with Romper and Cap
Soft Body 11" Dolls with Romper and Cap
Item: 90280P
Status: In Stock
$21.95 - $87.95
18 months & up. Enrich dramatic play through inclusion with these adorable, multiethnic dolls. Featuring sweet expressions, soft huggable bodies, and a one piece romper, these cuddly dolls make the perfect friends for little learners. Children will love caring for these dolls, from feeding them to singing them to sleep; the possibilities for play are endless. Multiethnic set includes Hispanic, Asian, African American, and Caucasian. Dolls are 11" long. Available individually or in a set of 4.
2-in-1 Dramatic Play Vacuum Cleaner
2-in-1 Dramatic Play Vacuum Cleaner
Item: 32326
Status: In Stock
$37.95
2 years & up. Dramatic play feels even more realistic when kids use this colorful vacuum with real sounds. This exciting house cleaning tool encourages dramatic play, gross motor functions, and fine motor skills. Have children vacuum alongside you to learn how to vacuum. Encourage children to mimic the vacuum cleaner sounds. The 2-in-1 Vacuum Cleaner includes a removable hand vacuum that makes real sounds and has a removable dust catcher. Requires three AA batteries (included). Colors will vary.
Cozy Coupe® Car
Cozy Coupe® Car
Item: 80869
Status: In Stock
$99.95
18 months - 5 years. This classic kid powered car has a whole new look. New features include removable floor and a handle on the back for parent controlled push rides. Designed with a comfortable high seat back with cup-holders and storage in the rear. Includes special features like an "ignition switch" and an open-and-close gas cap. Rolls on rugged, durable tires and front wheels spin 360 degrees. Weight limit up to 50 lbs. Assembly required. Measures 29.5"L x 16.5"W x 33.5"H. Made in the USA.
Sports-Tastic Activity Center™
Sports-Tastic Activity Center™
Item: 146901
Status: In Stock
$69.99
12 months & up. With a fun variety sports to choose from and a fun slide too, your little champion will have a blast with the Sports-tastic Activity Center by Step2! Children can shoot hoops with the basketball and net, remove the bat and practice batting with the tethered baseball, play soccer with the soccer target, or climb up the stairs and slide down the slide again and again. Size: 15.5"H x 27"W x 29"D. Made in the USA. Holds up to 45 lbs. Included: Activity Center with… More »
Kaplan Super Sand and Digger Set
Kaplan Super Sand and Digger Set
Item: 61147
Status: In Stock
$69.95
2 years & up. Scoop®, dig, pour and more! Children love playing in the sand, and this set is just right for your Sand Table or play area. Rugged plastic sand set includes a total of 20 pieces - four 7" high buckets with handles, and four each: shovels, hand diggers, scoops with handles, and large sieves. Pieces and colors may vary from those shown.
Lil' Chef's Kitchen Set
Lil' Chef's Kitchen Set
Item: 31144
Status: In Stock
$39.95
Promo Pricing: $25.95
18 months & up. All the pieces a lil' chef needs to fix a fabulous pretend meal and serve it up in style. The modern colors will lighten up any kitchen decor and give it a "just like home" feel. Set of 41 pieces includes plates, bowls, plastic-ware, pots, pans and serving utensils. Placemat and apron are not included.
Toddler Emotion Figurines - Set of 4
Toddler Emotion Figurines - Set of 4
Item: 32729
Status: In Stock
$24.95
18 months & up. Whether you are happy, sad, upset, or afraid, these four Emotion Figurines are excellent props to express yourself. This set of four expressive dolls will allow children to role-play, identify feelings and expressions, and build upon their social and emotional skills. These easy to grip figurines are the perfect size for small hands and great to use in interactive discussions about emotions. Encourage children to identify the emotions each figure is expressing. If they are too… More »
Flip and Peek Fun Phone
Flip and Peek Fun Phone
Item: 30165P
Status: In Stock
$8.95 - $15.95
3 months & up. Little ones will flip over this phone that features fun sounds, greetings and phrases and a Spanish mode that encourages bi-lingual learning. 3 button cell battery included. Available individually or in a set of 2. Colors may vary.
Wooden Colorful Shape and Height Sorter
Wooden Colorful Shape and Height Sorter
Item: 67638
Status: In Stock
$41.95
12 months & up. Promote fine motor skills, hand-eye coordination, matching, and spatial relations with this wooden shape and height sorter in beautiful hues. Sixteen geometrical pegs can be sorted, counted, stacked, and arranged in numerous ways on the wooden base. Encourages children to solve challenging problems as they organize the blocks. These durable wooden blocks are sure to last for years.
Shapes & Sounds Box
Shapes & Sounds Box
Item: 11462
Status: In Stock
$24.95
Promo Pricing: $21.95
18 months & up. Slide a geometric shape into the corresponding cylinder and a unique sound will reinforce matching and coordination skills. Colors may vary.
Wood Stackers: Standing Stones - Set of 20
Wood Stackers: Standing Stones - Set of 20
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 »
Basket of Soft Babies with Removable Sack Dresses
Basket of Soft Babies with Removable Sack Dresses
Item: 30174
Status: In Stock
$54.95
12 months & up. A basket full of babies, these dolls are full of fun! This set of six multicultural babies features removable sack dresses, adorable faces and soft bodies for hugging. Comes in a plush basket for carrying around or as a fill and spill activity. Stimulate senses with plush fabrics and fine motor skills by dressing babies. Each doll is 10" tall. Machine Washable - put in pillow case or like product when washing.
Soft-Color Ball - Set of 6
Soft-Color Ball - Set of 6
Item: 81072
Status: In Stock
$48.95
3 months & up. Early on, babies become fascinated with objects that roll, because balls allow them to feel in control of something other than their own movements. Playing with balls help build balance skills and allow little ones to practice transferring an object from one hand to the other. Keep multiple little ones content and happy with this set of 6 soft, colorful balls. Each ball features a different graphic. Machine washable.
Bambino Branch Blocks - Set of 12
Bambino Branch Blocks - Set of 12
Item: 71213
Status: In Stock
$42.95
18 months & up. Allow children to explore nature with this unique set of wooden blocks. Each block is a peculiar shape that invites and makes balancing and stacking a challenge to conquer. The unique shaped pieces, combined with the unlimited building possibilities, will help develop hand-eye coordination and spatial skills while having fun! This set will also promote fine motor skills and block play. Includes an eco-friendly cotton storage bag. Set of 12 unique wooden shapes.
Shape Board with Attached Pieces
Shape Board with Attached Pieces
Item: 80373
Status: In Stock
$29.95
6 months & up. Introduce a new engaging activity to your children with this Soft Bright Colored Self Correcting Puzzle Shape Board with Attached Pieces. Children will love playing with the board as they try to solve exactly where the pieces fit. This activity promotes fine motor skills, color recognition, problem solving, and dexterity. The soft colorful shapes easily fit into the circle board. Each shape is attached so your little ones won't lose a piece. Shapes are easy to insert and color coordinated. Surface wash.
Nature View Microscope
Nature View Microscope
Item: 63230
Status: In Stock
$36.95
2 years & up. Introduce children to the fun of scientific discovery with their first microscope. With award-winning design, this Nature View Microscope is an exciting method of introducing STEM learning into the classroom. The three interchangeable lenses offer differing perspectives of the ten detailed nature slides. Encourage children to explore the different settings and become familiar with this beginner's microscope. The base plate rotates for varied viewpoints. Lenses include magnified,… More »
Barnyard Activity Boxes
Barnyard Activity Boxes
Item: 30766
Status: In Stock
$78.95
2 years & up. Who lives in each barn? Colors and visual clues will help the animals find their way home. The 28-piece set includes wooden barns numbered from one to six and color-coordinated animals to match both the number and color on the barn. Great for working on counting, sequencing, shape-sorting and color matching skills!
My First Chunky Pegboard Set
My First Chunky Pegboard Set
Item: 63046
Status: In Stock
$22.95
18 months & up. My First Pegboard Set features chunky peg pieces in bright colors and shapes to build, topple, sort, and stack on the base. This engaging set is designed to introduce counting, patterns, colors, and shapes while developing motor skills, hand-eye coordination, and problem-solving skills. Colors may vary. Included: 23 Large Pegs and Pegboard. Pegboard measures 12.5" x 12.5" x 2.75" and pegs measure 1.5" x 1.75".
Baby's One-Piece Outfits with Blanket
Baby's One-Piece Outfits with Blanket
Item: 89224P
Status: In Stock
$34.95 - $42.95
2 years & up. Toddlers and preschoolers love pretend play and taking care of little ones. This set of four includes a receiving blanket to swaddle your baby doll in comfort. Colorful one-piece outfits feature wide neck openings which makes it easy to slip over the baby doll's head. Outfits fasten between the legs. Doll sold separately.