18 months & up. Wave formations and soft-colored liquids bring soothing motion and wonder to the Grippies® magnetic building platform for toddlers. The tactile and sensory building pieces imply fluid figures, dancing and balancing, adding an exciting set of social-emotional possibilities to the STEM-based play. Tactile grips and over-molded plastic make these secure magnetic construction toys soft to touch and easy for little hands to hold. The stimulating blocks and cylinders encourage… More »
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 »
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.
18 months & up. Children will delight in all the fun and engaging learning opportunities available with the Sound and Sort Stackers. Multiple senses are engaged while children listen, look, sort, and stack these 18 captivating pieces. Encourage color recognition and fine motor development. A set of activity cards is included listing all of the benefits and many hands-on activities.
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.
18 months & up. Engage and color mix with the bright colors in this set! Great for use on a light table or outdoors in natural sunlight. Children will have a variety of items in which to view and learn about the world of color. Set includes 12 translucent 5 1/2" color paddles, 24 three dimensional translucent shapes, 48 building connectors, and stackable storage container.
For the littlest learners, everything is an activity--feeling a rock, trying to lick a bubble, smelling a flower, or poking sand. In this book, teachers and caregivers of infants and toddlers will learn how these simple explorations support cognitive and vocabulary development. The book explains heuristic learning--discovery by trial and error--and how to encourage this type of learning to boost development. Through his explorations, the child is answering some fundamental questions: What is this… More »
18 months & up. This set of five vibrant and chunky garden insects introduces children to common bugs found outside. This set of easy to grip critters includes matching photo activity cards with real images and fun facts about each insect. To take learning outside, have children look around their environment and spot some of the insects on their cards. Use these award-winning insects for dramatic play as well. Insects measure 5" each.
18 months & 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 & up. The Wooden Exploration Set encourages independence and self-directed exploration. The open-ended components of this award-winning wooden set will inspire children's natural curiosity and joy of learning. Young children instinctively investigate objects that interest them and make discoveries through taste, touch, smell, sound, and sight.Toddlers crave new experiences while enjoying the comfort of the familiar. With opportunities to manipulate the objects over and over, young… More »
12 months & up. Four, simple, one piece sea life themed puzzles fit together to make one larger puzzle. Colorful, textured graphics and a 3-D feel adds extra interest and helps to complete the theme. Each piece includes one ocean creature including a shell, crab, turtle, and whale. Completed puzzles measures 8.75" in diameter.
1 year & up. The wooden block has been reinvented in a way that brings new life to a favored classic! Safely embedded inside each block are magnets with north and south poles. This allows children to "click" blocks together or repel blocks away from each other. Watch children's imaginations unfold as they create big and tall creations. Encourages open-ended play, hand-eye coordination, motor skills, and sharing. Designed in the USA. Made in Honduras from sustainable-sourced hardwoods… More »
1 year & up. The wooden block has been reinvented in a way that brings new life to a favored classic! Safely embedded inside each block are magnets with north and south poles. This allows children to "click" blocks together or repeal blocks away from each other. Watch children's imaginations unfold as they create big and tall creations. Click wheels on and off to create any number of mobile creations. Encourages open-ended play, hand-eye coordination, motor skills, and sharing. Designed… More »
Birth & up. Your child can observe the wonders of light as they look through the Perception Spheres! Children can discover how light behaves and see the world from a different and distorted angle in various colors. The spheres are smooth, pleasing, and sized just right for little hands to hold. Ideal for babies sensory play or older children can look through the spheres to observe the world around them. Includes eight perception spheres in different translucent colors. Spheres measure 2" in diameter.
10 months & up. Your little one can stack them, count them, or come up with their own playtime experience using this set of Beechwood Rings. Combine with the Heuristic Play Basic Set, Starter Pack, or Ring Stand to discover more ways to encourage curiosity and creative play (sold separately). Rings measure 1.9" in diameter. Set includes 10 Beechwood Rings.
12 months & up. Little explorers can take a closer at the world with the Easy Hold Magnifier. This magnifier features 3x and 5x magnification via small enlargement lens with an easy to hold hardwood frame designed for little hands. Measures 7.3" x 4.7" (lens 3.1" in diameter).
12 months & up. Inspire hours fun and exploration with this uniquely original size sorter. Children explore motion and size differences with this mesmerizing sorter. As the track widens, rattling balls roll and drop into their matching color and size slot. Encourages fine motor skills, sorting skills, sequencing, exploration, and experimentation. Set includes 4 colored balls and roll ramp.
12 months & up. Introduce babies to eight soft and textured circle and square shaped stackers. Eight bright soft shapes can be sorted into tubes for early sensory and STEM play. Textured basic geometric shapes are fun for infants and toddlers to hold and squeeze and even more fun to stack. Stand and tubes measure 11"H x 4.3"W x 9"L.
18 months & up. Set of 5 mirrors in wood color EVA foam frames can be used for science and for social-emotional exploration and discovery. Set includes flat, convex and concave square mirrors in 1"-1.5" frames. Smaller squares are approximately 5.75"; triangle is approximately 7.5", and larger square is approximately 9".
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. A very early introduction to life science. This delightful little chicken puzzle helps to develop problem solving abilities, fine motor skills, and discover a little something about nature.