This book supports young children's natural curiosity and encourages them to explore what happens around them. Hands-on investigations help children learn the skills, concepts, and standards of mathematics, science, language, and literacy -- all at the same time --using some of their favorite books. Themes include: Exploring Spaces (and Places!); What Comes Next?; Out and About; and Growing and Changing. 224 pages. Paperback.
10 months & up. An ideal toy for every stage of development, children will love to stack, sort and teethe these pieces. Made with super soft platinum food grade silicone, pieces are BPA-free, PVC-free; latex-free; phthalate-free and 100% safe. Great for sensory play, water play and free play. Includes 6 children, 6 houses, and 6 trees. Pieces are approximately 4". 1-2 years: The soft material allows them to be safely kicked, thrown and chewed on during these active play years. 3 years:… More »
In Literacy for All Young Learners, Mary Jalongo, PhD, offers 65 strategies to support literacy learning with children from preschool through the third grade. With specific suggestions for ELL students, Jalongo includes recommendations for hundreds of great children's books, websites, and apps to make teaching easier. Each strategy is designed to be simple to use with all of the children in your classroom-from the not-yet-readers to the fluent readers-and each strategy is tied to the Common Core… More »
18 months & up. Clemmy® Plus is especially designed for children from eighteen to thirty-six months. These soft building blocks for infants, toddlers, and preschoolers are brightly colored and perfectly safe for little ones. Clemmy® Plus colorful blocks can be easily stacked together and pulled apart, even at the youngest age. Ideal to stimulate imagination, creativity and role playing. Encourages the development of fine motor skills. These blocks can be put in the dishwasher, making… More »
Reading Level Grades 1 - 3. Interest Level Grades 3-6. The world's greatest fairy tales are retold in a graphic-novel format. Fresh, bold illustrations give these timeless tales a modern edge and will attract even the most reluctant readers. Paperback.
Perfect for children ages 3 to 6, these fun-filled introductions feature easy-to-follow instructions and easy-to-find materials that will help children develop many important life skills. Books included are: "The Budding Gardener", "The Budding Chef", "The Budding Artist", "The Budding Scientist", and "The Budding Builder". Books have 72 pages each. Paperback.
Forget stuffy, structured craft activities; your child needs time to create! Rather than merely teaching your child to name colors and to hold a pencil, the hands-on process art experiences in "Time to Create" encourage discovery through a variety of art media, including drawing, painting, print making, collage, and sculpture. With ideas for encouraging creativity, advice for choosing the right art project, and suggestions for minimizing the mess, you and your child will be on your way… More »
12 months & up. These colorful, cushioned acrylic mirrors have handles on each side for babies and toddlers to easily grasp as they smile at themselves or their friends. This set is great for promoting facial recognition, expressions, and shape recognition. These low distortion mirrors can stick to bathroom tiles when wet, so children can place the mirrors at their height then move it when they finish. Made of shatterproof acrylic. Set of 4. Measures 13"L x 8"W.
Grades 3 - 5. Cam Jansen books are perfect for young readers who are making the transition to chapter books. Each story has a foreshadow event with simple clues and all follow with a satisfying ending as told through the eyes of Cam the spunky young heroine who is able to solve them all. Readers have loved these stories for over two decades and old fans and new readers will love Cam's cool, new modern look. Set includes eight (8),64-page paperbacks.
3 years & up. Develop early mathematical skills with Ladybug Stones and Ladybug Activity Cards. Available separately or in a set. Ladybug Stones (#62953): The Ladybug Stones are durable and weatherproof, they can be used to explore counting to 20, odd and even numbers, and addition and subtraction. Set includes two each of 0-10 (22 ladybugs) and an activity guide. Activity Cards (#63519): The detailed, photographic images will inspire children to explore early math skills such as matching, counting,… More »
Toddlers are on the move almost constantly! Even though encouraging physical activity is not a problem, you can model new movements and skills and lay the foundation for them to enjoy physical activity as they grow. Toddlers need lots of time to master the basics, such as jumping, rolling, and balancing. As they become more comfortable with their bodies and confident in their ability to be physically active, their desire to participate will increase. They'll enjoy kicking and throwing different… More »
12 months & up. Introduce colors and shapes with this board of silicone pops! Board is double-sided; one side focusing on shapes and the other on colors, and each side has corresponding braille and English lettering. Sensory play with textures colors and shapes. BPA-free food-grade silicone buttons are embossed with shapes and words, making it fun for little hands to push and pop on each side of the tablet. Encourages sensory exploration, tactile learning, shape, color and early language skills.
7 years & up. Meet Artie 3000! The drawing robot that helps kids learn to code. Drag and drop the code and watch Artie draw your designs. Choose from pre-loaded games like Tic-Tac-Toe or test out new codes to design your own game. The possibilities are endless to the masterpieces you can create from letters and numbers, shapes, and unique designs - line by line. Artie 3000 features 360-degree movement and controllable via remote control app from a desktop, laptop, or tablet. Follow Artie's QuickStart… More »
5 years & up. Embark on an adventure of creativity, innovation, and invention. The books encourage problem-solving and creative-thinking skills critical to STEM development while also providing opportunities for natural exploration and dreaming big. Books are a combination of paperback and hardcover.
6 months & up. Encourage imagination and eliminate frustration with this 24 piece building block set that is easy for even the youngest builders to attach and stack together. No need to align the blocks perfectly. Interlocking pattern makes it easy to attach and pull apart. Stack up or even build sideways.
7 years & up. Beep! Beep! It's not any ordinary alarm clock, it's a potato clock! The Potato Clock allows you to generate enough electricity to run a digital clock using two potatoes! Just push the zinc and copper electrodes into potatoes you provide causing an oxidation/reduction reaction that is converted to low voltage. Potatoes not included.
Bring the comfort of home to the classroom with this beautiful, nature-inspired carpet. The plush yarns create a warm and cozy area for children to snuggle up, play, and connect. Crafted from 100% stain-resistant nylon with non-skid backing, the carpet is treated to guard against odor, mildew, mold, stains, and static shock. Class I Flammability Rating and Indoor Air Quality certification passed. Features a 3-month warranty on serging for manufacturer defects. Limited Life wear warranty. Made in the USA. Measures 6' x 9'.
8 years & up. How green are your thumbs? These colorful cards offer youngsters lots of fun ways to enjoy simple garden and science projects. Kids' Garden includes forty activities and games and an eight-page booklet that contains information on gardening tools, year-round plant care and garden safety. These step-by-step instructions are enhanced by colorful collage artwork on each double-sided card and they create a fun and easy way for budding green-thumbs to plant, investigate, learn and experiment.
Build the home-school connection to prepare for Kindergarten! Studies show that parent and family involvement with school is an important factor in children's later academic success. Many families of young children want to learn ways to support their little ones in preparing for and getting the most out of kindergarten. With easy-to-share parent letters and simple, fun activities for families to do together at home, Kick-Start Kindergarten Readiness is the perfect tool for early childhood teachers… More »
Bring the comfort of this beautiful, nature-inspired carpet to any room. Add a pop of color to any area or room. Crafted from 100% stain-resistant nylon with non-skid backing, the carpet is treated to guard against odor, mildew, mold, stains, and static shock. Class I Flammability Rating and Indoor Air Quality certification passed.
3 years & up. Science has never been so cuddly! Introduce children to basic organs and systems of the human body with this interactive toy. Unbutton the chest to explore and match organs to systems. Squeeze the heart, lungs and stomach to hear different sounds. Includes an 18" doll, 7 organs which measure approximately 3 1/2", and a guide.
8 years & up. This two-tiered GreenThumb Classroom Greenhouse protects potted plants while providing plenty of room for growth. Greenhouse features two sturdy wire shelves that keep plants off the ground and a clear vinyl cover that fits snug over the metal frame. Clear cover is made with a zippered closure to easily access all plants inside. Designed for year-round gardening indoors and outdoors. Assembly required. Greenhouse measures 38"H x 36"W x 19"D when assembled.