Birth & up. Nurture multisensory play with this set of Sensory Reflective Balls! Engaging and vibrant, the reflective surfaces of these balls change color in the light as children manipulate each sphere. Providing a slightly distorted reflection in their iridescent surface, these mirrored balls will fascinate children and encourage explorations in facial recognition, descriptive language, and self-esteem. Smooth, lightweight, and easy for small hands to grasp, this set is chemical-free, non-porous,… More »
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 »
10 months & up. This set of Stackable Rainbow Wooden Stars are ideal for loose parts play, or as an addition to sensory play centers. Help children foster problem solving, critical thinking, color identification, counting, sorting and stacking skills with these colorful, chunky shapes. Made of sustainably cultivated European beech wood, set of 21 stars come in 3 different sizes, various thicknesses, and 7 different colors. Rainbow Wooden Stars enhance fine motor skills as children count, sort,… 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 »
Decorate your classroom or learning center with these STEM Concepts and Activities Diverse Settings Poster Set . These posters are a great way for your children to identify and relate to others as they engage in similar STEM activities. Use these posters in an interactive lesson to describe what STEM based activity the children are engaging in. Each high quality image measures 11"L x 17"W.
2 years & up. Compare, explore, investigate, sort and match eight different familiar farm animals by their footprints. Perfect for sensory exploration and learning about animals. Each stone shows a raised footprint on the front and the owner's image imprinted on the back. Raised impressions on the stones allow to tracks to be made in the ground. Set includes 8 stones.
12 months & up. Alter the world around you with these Easy Hold Discovery Viewers by Learning Advantage. Different lenses provide different views. Change the color of everything you see with the red, blue and yellow lenses. Distort and magnify things around you with the giant magnifier and the two different types of mirrors. Frame size: 7.25" x 4.75" x 7.5" (insert size is 3.25" in diameter). Included: 6 Easy Hold Discovery Viewers: Magnifier (3x magnification), Concave Mirror,… 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).
2 years & up. Fossils inspire children's imagination and excite young learners. They will delight in discovering and examining this set of 8 realistic and tactile specimens. The set includes ammonite, clam shell, fern leaf, preserved leaves, sea urchin, shark's tooth, shrimp and trilobite. Made from a unique stone mix, they are durable enough to be used outdoors. Each fossil measures approximately 3.5". Magnifying glass and brushes are not included.
12 months & up. Build amazing structures with this exciting magnetic cube set. This colorful set of cubes is perfect for promoting fine motor skills, cooperative play, and block play. Children can sort, stack, or build with these blocks. Their imaginations are the limit! Encourage children to build their own unique structures or their favorite animal using the Magicube Free Building Set. Have them count out the blocks they use and identify the colors they see as they build. Set of 27.
2 years & up. Set of 10 colorful stones are engraved with different weather conditions, offering a tactile way to discuss seasonal changes, temperature and daily weather. Also a great tool to reinforce science and language skills. Stones are approximately 2" each. Colors may vary.
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 »
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 and up. Younger children can look at themselves and the world around them with the My First Polydron Mirrored 16 Pc. Set. These stunning mirrored pieces are ideal for teaching reflection. Ideal for younger builders, these large, chunky pieces are easy to join together to create unique 2D and 3D models. All pieces are fully compatible with other My First Polydron Sets. Set includes 4 squares, 4 frame squares, 4 equilateral triangles, and 4 frame equilateral triangles. Pieces measure up to… More »
2 years & up. Six hardwood stacking squares feature inset colored acrylic windows for stacking, sorting, building, sequencing and creating imaginative, colorful constructions! Doubles as a stand-alone manipulative or an addition to hardwood block construction. Hardwood frames, rounded corners and edges, and inset acrylic windows. Largest square measures 7"W x 7"D x 2"H. 6 pieces.
2 years & up. These versatile hardwood-framed stacking blocks have six stacking squares and smooth, rounded corners and edges for safety, with inset magnified acrylic windows. The magnification stacking blocks are ideal for exploring natural, tactile, and other detailed materials found inside or in nature. This set also promotes fine motor skills and block play. Encourage children to build their own unique structures. Enhance STEM-based activities with this set, perfect for group or individual… More »
2 years & up. Smooth-sanded, over-sized beech wood Jumbo Sensory River Stones feature inset, nature-inspired textures. Children can engage in sensory play while practicing stacking and balancing and strengthening their tactile differentiation. A beautiful, subdued color palette furthers the possibilities for organic connections during natural play. Smallest stone measures 5.125"W x 2.5"D x 1.125"H, largest stone measures 7.625"W x 3.75"D x 1.75"H.
2 years & up. Made from FSC approved beech wood. The 9-sections arranged in a 3 x 3 array are perfect to help children sort according to particular criteria such as size, shape, number, color, or pattern. It is also useful for more open-ended investigations and perfect for collecting and displaying fascinating objects that the children discover. Contents shown are not included.
2 years & up. This unique set of engaging woodland footprints is a great way for children to start their woodland explorations! Each set includes a footprint for a fox, squirrel, rabbit, frog, deer, hawk, owl and mouse. Compare, explore, investigate, sort, and match eight different familiar woodland animals by their footprints. Take the stones on a group walk to compare them with any animal tracks the children discover.
2 years & up. Children can experience many fascinating optical discoveries about color, light, reflections, and more with these 5 easy to hold framed panels. Each durable plastic frame measures 7.75" x .625" and contains either an unbreakable mirror, see-thru acrylic colored panel in red, yellow and blue, or a multi-faceted panel. Includes activity guide.
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. Original and unique, My First Octoplay Set will challenge creative minds. The natural colored textured surfaces make the shapes very tactile and incorporate sensory play. Connecting the pieces is simple and easy for small hands, and promotes fine motor skills. Transform this set into animals, flowers, people and more! The pole can be used both, for building more intricate models, and also for storing the pieces when not in use. All pieces are made from 100% recycled material. Octagonal… More »
2 years & up. Bring a variety of different creatures to life with the world's first 3-D flash cards! The back of the cards feature fun animal facts in English and French. Re-closable rings each group of cards together for on-the-go learning. No 3-D glasses needed. Made from durable, easy to clean plastic (wipe off with moist cloth). Purchase all 3 different types together as a set or buy individually. Each set of flash cards contain 20 cards each.
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".