This set of 52 interactive STEM ideas will provide caregivers with a year's worth of weekly STEM activities for young children. These simple and straightforward ideas are enjoyable for families and children alike, and they're a great way to promote STEM activities for toddlers. Cards measure 5" x 5" and store in a sturdy plastic container.
2 years & up. Freestanding table with built-in electrical lights invites children to explore color mixing, light, and shadows. Adult supervision. (Prism bricks and plates sold separately.) Minor assembly required. Measures 15"H x 25 1/2"W x 25 1/2"D.
18 months & up. This set of 5 vibrant and chunky garden insects introduce children to common bugs. Includes matching photo activity cards with real images and fun facts about each insect. Insects measure 5" each.
2 years & up. When kids click together these chunky pieces and then flip the switch, they'll get an exciting result: either a spinning fan, a glowing light, or a whistling siren. All switch blocks are interchangeable for mixing, matching, and experimenting with actual working circuits in a completely safe way. Young children will develop an innate understanding of circuitry and build a strong foundation for future STEM success with these early childhood science tools. Requires 6 AA batteries (not included).
18 months and up. These chunky, translucent, interlocking builders are perfect for the light table, construction, and fine motor play. The brightly colored pieces are perfect for children to build a variety of creations. This set universally connects with other builders. Includes a sturdy storage container with locking lid. Available in 72 and 150 piece sets. Four building boards included with the 150 piece set only. Smallest block size is 1 1/4".
2 years & up. Create your own sensory tubes with this set of 4 clear tubes with dual openings. Includes 8 solid lids (two red, two blue, two yellow, two orange) and 4 vented lids (red, blue, yellow,orange) to let children explore their sense of smell. Lids easily twist on and off, and hold liquid securely inside. Contents shown are not included.
12 months & up. Simple, one piece sea life themed puzzles fit together to make one larger puzzle. Textured graphics add extra interest and helps to complete the theme. Includes a shell, crab, turtle, and whale. Measures 8 3/4" in diameter.
12 months & up. Introduce young children to the four seasons and how to dress for the weather. Each season is made up of 3 puzzle pieces and each season fits together to make one larger puzzle. Flip each season over to reveal a seasonal stencil for added enrichment. Completed puzzle measures approximately 9 1/4" in diameter.
Birth & up. This set of six reflective mirror balls all look identical, but have individual characteristics. Some wobble when rolled, or turn and won't roll in a straight line, some feel funny when twisted, spun or shaken and others make different shaker or rattle sounds. The shiny mirror surface provides a distorted fish-eye lens reflection which is fascinating for children to observe. They are robustly constructed from hard wearing stainless steel, are lightweight, smooth and tactile to handle… More »
Birth & up. A set of four reflective mirror surface balls provides a distorted fish-eye lens reflection in which children will want to observe. They will be fascinated to see items placed close to the mirrors including their own faces enlarged and close-up. Made from hard wearing stainless steel, these beautiful, smooth tactile balls are robustly constructed without being too heavy and therefore can be handled by young children with ease. They can be used indoors or outdoors and provides a focal… More »
2 years & up. What fun children will have as they discover the animal kingdom through the eyes of the many animals in this jumbo animal set. Children can imagine the lion roaring through the jungle, riding a horse on the farm, visiting the animals at the zoo or taking care of the many pets at home. Animals measure between 3 3/4" H x 7 1/2" L to 13" H x 11"L and are made out of durable, non-toxic plastic.
2 years & up. What do the animals say? What are their names? These are but a few things that can be discovered playing with this farm themed set. The set includes the most popular farm animals - pig, horse, cow, goat, sheep, rooster and goose. Horse measures 10"L x 7 1/2"H. All animals are made out of durable, non-toxic plastic.
2 years & up. Encourage compassion and participation in pet care responsibilities. Set of six popular pets includes dog, cat, rabbit, guinea pig, fish and bird. Pets measure 3 3/4" x 7 1/2"L and are made out of durable, non-toxic plastic.
2 years & up. Roar like a lion or move across the tree tops while imagining you are in jungle with your jumbo jungle animals. Include a set of 5 of the most popular animals - lion, tiger, elephant, gorilla and giraffe. Giraffe measures 13"H x 9"L. All animals are made of durable, non-toxic plastic.
2 years & up. Invite children into a world of outdoor exploration as they seek out objects of certain colors and textures and complete early childhood sorting activities. The 24 tiles encourage three methods of discovery: by color, by texture, and by the object itself. Children can bring pieces of nature inside to sort or go on a nature hunt to find the natural items that match the words specified on the tiles. Either way, children are sure to enjoy the interactive indoor/outdoor component of… More »
2 years & up. See the world thorough a different light. Does it change the way you see things? Place up to 3 interchangeable, primary-color lenses into the frame to create secondary colors and hours of sensory fun! Includes 1 one sturdy lens frame (with 3 slots) and 3 colored lenses (red, yellow, blue).
Set of 5 realistically detailed zoo animals that can enrich block and dramatic play. Set includes monkey, penguin, zebra, polar bear and hippo. Hippo measures 7 3/4" x 4"H. Activity guide included. All animals are made out of durable, non-toxic plastic.
2 years & up. Discover the Better Builder® Set! With super strong magnetic force, unique rod and ball configurations and myriad design possibilities, Better Builders® are a wonderfully inventive way to help children discover principles of science, construction, and engineering while developing their creativity skills. Includes handy storage bin and deluxe 22-page Activity Guide which explores magnet science and provides sample building models for all ages. Magnets are safely and securely… More »
18 months & up. Lots of details, super soft plastic and friendly faces will make this animal set a favorite in the classroom. Great for supporting classroom themes, role play, and language development. Animals measure approximately 3 3/4"L x 3 3/4"H.
2 years & up. Children will enjoy seeing their world through a different light. They can experiment with one or all of the color lenses to determine if it changes the way they see things. Place the interchangeable, primary-color lenses into the frame to create secondary colors and hours of sensory fun! The set of 3 include sturdy lens frames (with 3 slots) and 3 colored lenses (red, yellow, blue) for each.
2 years & up. What fun it would be to find dinosaur bones in a sand table! Perfectly sized for toddlers, this set of 12 bones comes in 4 different lengths, the largest one 4 3/4" long. Use for sorting, measuring activities, and sand play. The smooth surface makes them perfect for sensory experiences.
2 years & up. What fun children will have as they discover the world we live in through the eyes of the many animals in this jumbo animal set. Children can imagine watching the lion roar through the jungle, riding a horse on the farm, or taking care of the many pets they have at home. Animals measure between 3 3/4"H x 7 1/2"L to 15"H x 8"L.