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.
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. 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).
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).
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.
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. 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).
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 4.75" long. Use for sorting, measuring activities, and sand play. The smooth surface makes them perfect for sensory experiences.
2 years & up. Smooth to the touch, this set of 12 realistic stones come in 3 sizes and 4 colors. The chunky size is perfect for toddlers.They can be used for sorting activities and stacking. The soft touch makes them perfect for sensory experiences.
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.
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.
10 months & up. Colorful movement is great for cause and effect exploration and discovery. Each Whirly Squigz™ is made of 100% high quality, food-grade silicone safe for play and teething. Pieces stick to any smooth, flat, non-porous surface and spin easily, helping to develop visual tracking skills. One set includes three Whirly Squigz™.
12 months & up. Stack the six colorful cups into a tower and drop the balls in the top to see where they come out. Twist cups to watch balls roll down into different sides of the base of the tower for an exciting surprise. Slow rolling balls are easy to track. Children practice coordination, motor skills and cause and effect.
12 months & up. Twelve soft blocks made of super high density kid-safe foam help develop motor skills, imagination and coordination. Transparent windows in basic shapes teach colors. Stack them, float them, look through two blocks to mix colors. Largest block is approximately 5.5" long. Blocks easily wipe clean easily.
18 months & up. Children will enjoy color mixing, matching, and patterning on a light table or outdoors in natural sunlight with this 36-piece set. Includes six different shapes in six vibrant colors: red, orange, yellow, green, blue, purple, and a storage container. Shapes: Circle, Square, Triangle, Rectangle, Pentagon, Hexagon
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 5.5"L colors paddles in six vibrant colors: red, yellow, orange, green, blue, and purple. Set of 18 includes three of each color.
1 year & up. The Natural Architect Panel Set is designed to complement and expand play value of the Rainbow Architect Blocks. Used in between rainbow block shapes, these add another layer of exploration and creativity to open-ended building. Each shape group includes 6 pieces and the large set includes 24 pieces.
18 months & up. These tweezers help toddlers develop pincer grasp, an important early fine motor skill. Ergonomic depressions on each tweezer guide proper grip. Can be used with manipulatives, early counting and science lessons, etc. Approximately 5.5"L x 2"W. Assorted colors. Available in sets of 6 and 12.
2 years & up. Grow these soft, colorful veggies along with children's imaginations. Encourage creativity, imagination and social interaction. 8 pretend play vegetables are harvested from plush rows of soil, including a carrot, pumpkin, potato, beet, 2 pluckable tomatoes on the vind and two mushroomes. Encourages early language skills and includes an activity guide. Reusable cardboard crate is 5"H x 11"W x 8.25"D.
2 years & up. Build with soft colors of nature, creating organic patterns with friction-fit leaf shapes. Explore symmetry, develop fine motor and spatial skills. Construction activities can be enhanced through light table exploration. A beautiful, subdued, natural color palette and recyled material construction further enhance a child?s connection to the natural world. Set includes 10 double-sided activity cards and 96 colorful, interlocking pieces.
2 years & up. A wood stacking game and moon landing play set all in one! Pieces stack easily as children practice problem-solving and fine motor skills. Also great for open-ended play and storytelling. This set is beautifully crafted from sustainably harvested rubberwood and finished with water-based stains. Largest piece is 8". Includes 13 pieces.