Science

Science experiences for young children give them the opportunity to learn and understand STEM concepts through hands-on learning. Kaplan’s selection of science materials, resources, and activities gives children an opportunity to develop critical science skills, explore the world around them, and embrace their natural curiosity and wonder!


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Junior Inventory Optical Science Lab
Junior Inventory Optical Science Lab
Item: 147715
Status: In Stock
$42.95
$36.95
4 years & up. The science of light has never been more exciting! This set comes with 8 experiments for young scientists to experience light in different optical alterations. Conduct optical science experiments including a Periscope, a Cone Illusion, a 3D Viewer, A Rotating Kaleidoscope, an Infinity Mirror, a Camera Obscura and others. Made for little hands and skill levels, learn about the laws of light reflection, refraction and polarization. Includes 53 pieces.
Weather Sensory  Bin
Weather Sensory Bin
Item: 37486
Status: In Stock
$35.95
Let children explore weather through this Weather Sensory Bin. Along with lots of materials you get an activity guide co-written by Dr. Laura Bailet. She introduces the sensory bin and fun ways parents, teachers and children can use it. Create a thunderstorm or snow, make a rainbow and explore the textures and sounds of each type of weather.
Human Body Puzzle with 24 Pieces
Human Body Puzzle with 24 Pieces
Item: 37271
Status: In Stock
$29.95
4 years & up. Invite children to explore human anatomy with this fun 24 piece puzzle. Puzzle depicts the internal organs and bones of the human body with each labeled. Measures 18"L x 24"W.
Glo Pals Light Up Water Cubes - Green
Glo Pals Light Up Water Cubes - Green
Item: 147874-GR
Status: In Stock
$11.95
3 years & up. Light up the water with colorful, smiling Glo Pals that activate when they get wet. Use these delightful characters in the bathtub to keep your child so captivated with the water they won't want to get out or incorporate them into your sensory learning plans. As soon as they leave the water, they turn off. Perfect for water tables, bathtubs, baby pools, or anything filled with water. LED lights that turn on and off automatically. Each cube has a battery life of 12 - 14 hours. Includes 4 Green cubes.
Glo Pals Light Up Water Cubes - Tray of 12
Glo Pals Light Up Water Cubes - Tray of 12
Item: 146979
Status: In Stock
$34.95
3 years & up. Light up the water with colorful, smiling Glo Pals that activate when they get wet. Use these delightful characters in the bath tub to keep your child so captivated with the water they won't want to get out or incorporate them into your sensory learning plans. As soon as they leave the water they turn off. Perfect for water tables, bath tubs, baby pools, or anything filled with water. LED lights turn on and off automatically. Batteries last 12 - 14 hours and are sealed inside for… More »
Glo Pals Light Up Water Cubes - Blue
Glo Pals Light Up Water Cubes - Blue
Item: 147874-BL
Status: In Stock
$10.95
3 years & up. Light up the water with colorful, smiling Glo Pals that activate when they get wet. Use these delightful characters in the bathtub to keep your child so captivated with the water they won't want to get out or incorporate them into your sensory learning plans. As soon as they leave the water, they turn off. Perfect for water tables, bathtubs, baby pools, or anything filled with water. LED lights that turn on and off automatically. Each cube has a battery life of 12 - 14 hours. Includes 4 Blue cubes.
Glo Pals Light Up Water Cubes - Yellow
Glo Pals Light Up Water Cubes - Yellow
Item: 147874-YL
Status: In Stock
$11.95
3 years & up. Light up the water with colorful, smiling Glo Pals that activate when they get wet. Use these delightful characters in the bathtub to keep your child so captivated with the water they won't want to get out or incorporate them into your sensory learning plans. As soon as they leave the water, they turn off. Perfect for water tables, bathtubs, baby pools, or anything filled with water. LED lights that turn on and off automatically. Each cube has a battery life of 12 - 14 hours. Includes 4 Yellow cubes.
Glo Pals Light Up Water Cubes - Purple
Glo Pals Light Up Water Cubes - Purple
Item: 147874-PU
Status: In Stock
$11.95
3 years & up. Light up the water with colorful, smiling Glo Pals that activate when they get wet. Use these delightful characters in the bathtub to keep your child so captivated with the water they won't want to get out or incorporate them into your sensory learning plans. As soon as they leave the water, they turn off. Perfect for water tables, bathtubs, baby pools, or anything filled with water. LED lights that turn on and off automatically. Each cube has a battery life of 12 - 14 hours. Includes 4 Purple cubes.
Glo Pals Party Pal Character & Multi-Colored Glo Cubes
Glo Pals Party Pal Character & Multi-Colored Glo Cubes
Item: 147987P
Status: In Stock
$12.95 - $25.95
3 years & up. Light up the water with the colorful, smiling Glo Pals Party Pal Character & Multi-Colored Glo Cubes that activate when they get wet. Use these delightful characters in the bath tub to keep your child so captivated with the water they won't want to get out, or incorporate them into your sensory learning plans. As soon as they leave the water they turn off. Perfect for water tables, bath tubs, baby pools, or anything filled with water. LED lights that turn on and off automatically.… More »
LED Activity Tablet
LED Activity Tablet
Item: 62802
Status: In Stock
$239.95
Ultra-slim LED activity tablet with a hardwood frame provides a bright, consistent and evenly-lit surface that is perfect for light and color exploration, science activities, tracing, stenciling and more. Weighing only 5 pounds, the 12" x 16" illuminated center features energy-efficient LEDs. Guaranteed to last up to 30,000 hours. AC power adapter included. Protective plastic covers reinforce corners and ensure durability. Wooden frame measures 15"L x 19"W.
Glo Pals Light Up Water Cubes - Red
Glo Pals Light Up Water Cubes - Red
Item: 147874-RD
Status: In Stock
$11.95
3 years & up. Light up the water with colorful, smiling Glo Pals that activate when they get wet. Use these delightful characters in the bathtub to keep your child so captivated with the water they won't want to get out or incorporate them into your sensory learning plans. As soon as they leave the water, they turn off. Perfect for water tables, bathtubs, baby pools, or anything filled with water. LED lights that turn on and off automatically. Each cube has a battery life of 12 - 14 hours. Includes 4 Red cubes.
Glo Pals Light Up Water Cubes -  Red, Blue, Green and Purple
Glo Pals Light Up Water Cubes - Red, Blue, Green and Purple
Item: 147873
Status: In Stock
$42.95
3 years & up. Light up the water with colorful, smiling Glo Pals that activate when they get wet. Use these delightful characters in the bathtub to keep your child so captivated with the water they won't want to get out or incorporate them into your sensory learning plans. As soon as they leave the water, they turn off. Perfect for water tables, bathtubs, baby pools, or anything filled with water. LED lights that turn on and off automatically. Each cube has a battery life of 12 - 14 hours. Includes… More »
Glo Pals Light Up Water Cubes - Red, Green & Blue
Glo Pals Light Up Water Cubes - Red, Green & Blue
Item: 147897
Status: In Stock
$31.95
3 years & up. Light up the water with colorful, smiling Glo Pals that activate when they get wet. Use these delightful characters in the bathtub to keep your child so captivated with the water they won't want to get out or incorporate them into your sensory learning plans. As soon as they leave the water, they turn off. Perfect for water tables, bathtubs, baby pools, or anything filled with water. LED lights that turn on and off automatically. Each cube has a battery life of 12 - 14 hours. Includes… More »
Light Table Accessory Kit
Light Table Accessory Kit
Item: 63270
Status: In Stock
$70.95
3 years & up. Introduce early math, science, and literacy concepts, as well as fine motor skills, in a fun and engaging way by utilizing included materials on your light table. Over 200 pieces including transparent numerals, 2 and 3 dimensional shapes, circular dots, and bead-filled shapes - all in a variety of colors! Three sorting trays and an activity card(s) are also included.
Glo Pals Sesame Street Characters Big Bird & Abby Cadabby
Glo Pals Sesame Street Characters Big Bird & Abby Cadabby
Item: 148304P
Status: In Stock
$11.95 - $47.95
3 years & up. Light up the water with colorful, smiling Glo Pals Sesame Street Characters Big Bird & Abby Cadabby that activate when they get wet. Use these delightful characters in the bath tub to keep your child so captivated with the water they won't want to get out, or incorporate them into your sensory learning plans. As soon as they leave the water they turn off. Perfect for water tables, bath tubs, baby pools, or anything filled with water. LED lights that turn on and off automatically.… More »
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 »
Kindergarten Readiness Zoo Crew Pack
Kindergarten Readiness Zoo Crew Pack
Item: 34608
Status: In Stock
$44.95
3 years & up. Literacy and Math with Zoo Animals. This exciting set will provide your preschooler with plenty of entertaining educational options when learning about the 26 letters of the alphabet and numbers 0 through 10. An 8-count pack of crayons and a container of dough are also included to make learning more hands on. A safari animal puppet is also included. Activity card(s) included.
Liquid Tile Mats
Liquid Tile Mats
Item: 145753P
Status: In Stock
$48.95 - $195.95
3 years & up. Step on and watch it move! Create a colorful floor space with these bright, futuristic Liquid Tile Mats. Children and adults alike will all gaze in wonder as they step on each mat and watch the liquid move with the pressure of their feet as they walk. It will feel just like you are surfing on colorful waves without ever having to leave the ground! Made from super durable, leakage-proof material and filled with non-toxic, cosmetic liquid. Features an anti-slip back side and easily… More »
Glo Pals Sesame Street Characters Elmo & Cookie Monster
Glo Pals Sesame Street Characters Elmo & Cookie Monster
Item: 148303P
Status: In Stock
$11.95 - $47.95
3 years & up. Light up the water with colorful, smiling Glo Pals Sesame Street Characters Elmo & Cookie Monster that activate when they get wet. Use these delightful characters in the bath tub to keep your child so captivated with the water they won't want to get out, or incorporate them into your sensory learning plans. As soon as they leave the water they turn off. Perfect for water tables, bath tubs, baby pools, or anything filled with water. LED lights that turn on and off automatically.… More »
World Landmark Sand Molds - Set of 5
World Landmark Sand Molds - Set of 5
Item: 32957
Status: In Stock
$19.95
18 months & up. Explore ancient architecture through sand play. Perfect items to add to your beach toys or sand table! Fill each with sand to create exciting sand molds. Set includes 5 world landmarks. The sand molds include versions of the Taj Mahal, Parthenon, Leaning Tower of Pisa, Colosseum, and Eiffel Tower. Colors may vary.
Shapes and Colors Discovery With Water Beads, Stones, and Squares
Shapes and Colors Discovery With Water Beads, Stones, and Squares
Item: 86391
Status: In Stock
$22.95
4 years & up. Experience the fun and ingenuity of slippery spheres, silly squares, and jelly stones all in one convenient set. Simply add water and watch in amazement as they expand to as much as 200 times their size! Fun to bounce, roll, stack, and mix. They even slip, slide, and explode. Completely reusable, just dry them out and hydrate again and again. Environmentally friendly. Includes an informative guide. Trays are not included.
STEM Builder Series Build an Animal
STEM Builder Series Build an Animal
Item: 63197
Status: In Stock
$49.95
3 years & up. Over 300 pieces contribute to this kit's endless building possibilities. An assortment of activity card(s) illustrate possible animal and pattern configurations and encourage children to design their own creations. The Build an Animal STEM Kit builds on children's natural curiosity by providing the materials and freedom to explore. The Animal Building Cards give children a start by building a giraffe, lion, elephant, chicken, frog and bird. Children should then be encouraged to… More »
Play Science Starter Kit with Activity Cards
Play Science Starter Kit with Activity Cards
Item: 35301
Status: In Stock
$49.95
4 years & up. Made for little hands, this play science kit is the perfect addition to any learning center. Encourage exploration and discovery through play, and introduce early STEM concepts through included activity cards. Observe children increase their skills in math and fine motor development. Includes: 1 beaker, binoculars, 1 magnifying glass, funnel, 1 eyedropper, flask, tweezers, goggles, 3 test tubes, and activity guide.
Animal Skin Picture Cards
Animal Skin Picture Cards
Item: 62613
Status: In Stock
$17.95
3 years & up. Help your children identify these great creatures with these high quality Animal Skin Picture Cards Matching and Identifying Activity. These cards are perfect for children to identify animals they've learned about. Is it a cow, giraffe, or elephant? Use the close up cards to match the skin to the full picture of the animal. These cards promote problem solving, identifying, and critical thinking. Includes 50 cards.