Science, Discovery & STEM

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Grippies® Waves STEM Magnetic Building Set - 20 Pieces
Grippies® Waves STEM Magnetic Building Set - 20 Pieces
Item: 55616
Status: In Stock
$99.95
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 »
Peek-A-Boo Basket and Lid - Tan
Peek-A-Boo Basket and Lid - Tan
Item: 34702-TN
Status: In Stock
$41.95
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.
Sensory Reflective Balls - Set of 4
Sensory Reflective Balls - Set of 4
Item: 34214
Status: In Stock
$49.95
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 »
52 Interactive STEM Ideas for Infants and Toddlers - 5" x 5" Activity Cards
52 Interactive STEM Ideas for Infants and Toddlers - 5" x 5" Activity Cards
Item: 63784
Status: In Stock
$17.95
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. Activity card(s) measure 5" x 5" and store in a sturdy plastic container.
Light Table Discovery Set - 84 Pieces
Light Table Discovery Set - 84 Pieces
Item: 63805
Status: In Stock
$36.95
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 5.5" color paddles, 24 three dimensional translucent shapes, 48 building connectors, and stackable storage container.
Treasure Basket Explorations: Heuristic Learning for Infants and Toddlers
Treasure Basket Explorations: Heuristic Learning for Infants and Toddlers
Item: 74131
Status: In Stock
$12.95
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 »
Wooden Discovery Blocks
Wooden Discovery Blocks
Item: 87339
Status: In Stock
$34.95
12 months & up. Encourage your children to explore their senses with this set of Multicolor Wooden Discovery Blocks Manipulatives with Different Textures. Children will enjoy discovering the different textures, sounds and colors to stimulate touch, feel and sight senses. The durable wood makes these blocks last through hours of play. Encourage your children to make patterns and identify the colors of the blocks they play with. This activity block set consists of 3 visual blocks, 3 auditory blocks… More »
Eco-Friendly Wooden Marine Puzzle
Eco-Friendly Wooden Marine Puzzle
Item: 31393
Status: In Stock
$21.95
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.
Wooden Heuristic Bowls - Set of 3
Wooden Heuristic Bowls - Set of 3
Item: 147165
Status: In Stock
$24.95
10 months & up. Young children can discover and fill the bowl with objects they find in their world around them. Use this set of bowls to come up with their own open-ended playtime experience. Combine with the Heuristic Play Basic Set or Starter Pack to discover more ways to encourage curiosity and creative play (sold separately). Bowls measure 2.8" in diameter.
Stack and Ball Drop Transparent Tower
Stack and Ball Drop Transparent Tower
Item: 33313
Status: In Stock
$34.95
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.
Grippies® Shake, Build and Curve - 70 Piece Set
Grippies® Shake, Build and Curve - 70 Piece Set
Item: 33943
Status: In Stock
$149.95
18 months & up. Introduce young builders to magnetic construction, sensory exploration and social emotional expression with the comprehensive toddler STEM set, Grippies® Shake, Build and Curve. Connect large and small sized magnetic rods to each other or combine them with the overmolded metal ball connectors. The variety of rod styles create a unique structural, rounded and acoustic building experience. Encourage magnetic, auditory and tactile exploration through patterning and 3D construction.… More »
Geostacker
Geostacker
Item: 34007
Status: In Stock
$34.95
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.
Silver Sensory Reflective Discs - Set of 7
Silver Sensory Reflective Discs - Set of 7
Item: 34213
Status: In Stock
$72.95
Birth & up. Children will be fascinated by the distorted reflection from this set of mirrored silver discs. Set of seven discs come in graduated sizes and have slightly flattened centers. Constructed of stainless steel, they are lightweight, smooth, and durable. Discs can be used for stacking, sorting, and sensory play. Sizes range from 2" to 5.5" diameter.
Tactile Shells - Set of 36
Tactile Shells - Set of 36
Item: 34233
Status: In Stock
$36.95
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".
Toddler Foam Frame Mirrors - Set of 5
Toddler Foam Frame Mirrors - Set of 5
Item: 34236
Status: In Stock
$59.95
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".
Squeezable Dinosaur Playset
Squeezable Dinosaur Playset
Item: 30903
Status: In Stock
$31.95
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. Included are T-Rex, Triceratops, Stegosaurus, Diplodocus, Ankylosaur, and Brachiosaurus. Encourage children to practice using descriptive words when discussing the dinosaurs. This set… More »
Weather Dress Up Puzzle - 12 Pieces
Weather Dress Up Puzzle - 12 Pieces
Item: 31392
Status: In Stock
$28.95
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 9.25" in diameter.
Chicken Puzzle
Chicken Puzzle
Item: 31395
Status: In Stock
$21.95
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.
Shadow Catcher Lights - Set of 3
Shadow Catcher Lights - Set of 3
Item: 31819
Status: In Stock
$28.95
12 months & up. Sized perfectly for smaller hands, these brightly colored Shadow Catcher Lights are the perfect beginners' flashlight. Toddlers will experience light through colorful shadows in red, blue, green, and tri-color. These exciting lights promote sensory play, fine motor skills, exploration, and color recognition. Encourage children to make shadow puppets or shapes with their hands to cast on the wall. These lights are also great to use for a nightlight. Batteries included. Set of 3 lights.
Dinosaur Bones Discovery Set - Set of 12
Dinosaur Bones Discovery Set - Set of 12
Item: 31828
Status: In Stock
$29.95
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.
Caterpillar to Butterfly
Caterpillar to Butterfly
Item: 31847
Status: In Stock
$29.95
6 months & up. Children will learn the magic of nature with this unique plush toy that starts out as a caterpillar and opens to a beautiful butterfly. Machine washable.
Brilliant Bear Magnetic Stack Up
Brilliant Bear Magnetic Stack Up
Item: 31891
Status: In Stock
$28.95
9 months & up. A magnetic twist to this stacker! This colorful wooden stacker features magnetized connecting discs that allow for easy stacking, encourages problem solving, and develops fine motor skills. Includes a natural colored wooden base, five wooden stacking discs in assorted colors, and bear face topper.
Mystery Sensory Balls - Set of 6
Mystery Sensory Balls - Set of 6
Item: 32411
Status: In Stock
$79.95
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 »
Sensory Reflective Balls - Set of 4
Sensory Reflective Balls - Set of 4
Item: 32412
Status: In Stock
$45.95
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 »