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.
18 months & up. Enrich children's science exploration with color paddles. Children will enjoy color mixing on a light table or outdoors in natural sunlight. Translucent 5 1/2"L colors paddles in six vibrant colors: red, yellow, orange, green, blue, and purple. Set of 18 includes three of each color.
2 years & Highly tactile and enormously appealing, these realistic looking speckled eggs are smooth and fit perfectly in little hands. Children will enjoy listening to the sound each egg makes while trying to pair it with its match, before mixing them up again to have another turn! Each set contains 6 eggs measuring 2.5"x 1.875" each.
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.
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 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".
12 months & up. Discover the different textures, sound and color to stimulate touch, feel and various sounds. This activity block set consists of 3 visual blocks, 3 auditory blocks and 3 texture blocks. Includes storage bag.
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. 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 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.
18 months & up. Learning just got more fun! This set of pebbles is perfect for sorting, sensory discovery, color identification, counting, and sand and water play. The set is made up of 36 smooth, transparent pebble shapes in 6 different colors and 3 sizes. These pieces can also be used for light table learning. Pebbles are approximately 2"W.
Birth & up. Mirrored multi-color balls provide a distorted reflection that is fascinating to young minds. Constructed of stainless steel, they're lightweight, smooth and durable. Sizes range from 2 1/2" - 5 1/2" diameter.
18 months & up. Seashell-shaped manipulatives contain different tactile patterns for sorting, matching, counting and sensory exploration. Made of eco-friendly composite, each shell has its own grain and slight color differences. Users can use the stones for sensory discovery, imprint making into doughs and sand, or even role play. Includes 36 tactile shells, 2 of each in 6 different tactile finishes, and 3 sizes. Each stone measures about 2".
18 months & up. Blocks that have color mixing properties when on a light table? Perfect! Made from transparent silicone, these interlocking bricks are flexible and an ideal first construction set. They can be used inside or out and are great for light table and sand/water play. Pieces may be washed by hand or in the dishwasher. Bricks measure 3"L x 1.5"W x 1"H. Set of 24.
2 years & up. Encourage compassion and participation in pet care responsibilities. Set of six popular pets includes a dog, cat, rabbit, guinea pig, fish and bird. Activity guide provides facts about each animal and early science discussion starters. Dog measures 8 1/2"L x 6"H. Made out of durable, non-toxic plastic. To clean, wipe with a damp cloth, do not immerse in water.
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. Activity guide provides facts about each animal and early science discussion starters. Horse measures 9 1/2"L x 7 1/4"H. Made out of durable, non-toxic plastic. To clean, wipe with a damp cloth, do not immerse in water.
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 »
18 months & up. Roar like a lion or move across the tree tops while imagining you are in jungle with your jumbo jungle animals. Includes a set of 5 of the most popular animals - lion, tiger, elephant, gorilla and giraffe. Activity guide provides facts about each animal and early science discussion starters. Giraffe measures 8"L x 15"H. Made out of durable, non-toxic plastic. To clean, wipe with a damp cloth, do not immerse in water.
18 months & up. With lots of details and super soft plastic friendly faces, this animal set will be the favorite in the classroom and at home. This set is great for supporting classroom themes, role play, and language development. Use these fun squeezable dinosaurs to teach children about the prehistoric period. Encourage children to practice using descriptive words when discussing the dinosaurs. This set also adds dimension to habitat projects and more. Animals measure approximately 3 3/4"L x 3 3/4"H.
2 years & up. These versatile hardwood-framed stacking blocks have six blocks sized 2" to 7". Each block has a different magnification for limitless science exploration. Perfect for outside discovery and block play.
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).