18 months & up. Introduce light and color exploration, along with early STEM skills, through the organic and layered builds of Grippies® Windows. Over-molded metal ball connectors join colorful, secured magnetic panels to create 2D and 3D builds. Tactile grips and over-molded plastic are soft and easy for little hands to hold. Watch your young builder discover magnetic principles, properties of light, and color recognition through multiple building and patterning activities. Compatible with other Grippies® sets.
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. 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.
3 years & up. Everyone loves to stack and connect the chunky components to create colorful robots of all shapes and sizes. Made from eco-friendly rubber wood with child-safe stains, the playset develops creative thinking and problem solving skills.
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 »
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 »
Mirrors are important tools that foster a young child's self-awareness, self-esteem, intellectual curiosity and cognitive development. Safe, shatterproof acrylic mirror encourages a first-mover's coordination and confidence. Constructed in durable birch plywood with smooth edges for safety. Made in USA. GreenGuard Gold certified. Lifetime Warranty. Measures 7 1/4"H x 21 3/4"W x 21 3/4"D. Ships fully assembled.
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.
2 years & up. Gather these Animal Friends together for fun sensory and imaginative play! This set of beautifully sculpted animals will engage learners with their tactile nature. Children can sort and match the animals according to their habitat or characteristics, create characters for each creature, and engage in storytelling activities. Ideal for promoting language development and discussion. Each piece is crafted from a unique stone mix for durability. Set includes eight figures measuring between 1" - 3"H.
18 months & up. The STEM building toy system for toddlers, Grippies® Builders combines tactile exploration, magnetic play and an introduction to the basic principles of engineering and geometry. Grippies® unique, magnetic rod and ball configuration provide a secure, frustration-free set of construction options as children first discover the joy of building. Unique in concept and design, Grippies® provide a fun, safe and exploratory experience for toddlers. These sets feature four… More »
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 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 & up. Invite children into a world of outdoor exploration as they seek out objects of certain colors and textures and complete early childhood sorting activities. The 24 tiles encourage three methods of discovery: by color, by texture, and by the object itself. Children can bring pieces of nature inside to sort or go on a nature hunt to find the natural items that match the words specified on the tiles. Either way, children are sure to enjoy the interactive indoor/outdoor component of… More »
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.
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 »
3 years & up. Explore the high seas with this set of jumbo ocean animals. Realistic figures include whale, shark, dolphin, seal, octopus and sea turtle. Activity guide provides facts about each animal and early science discussion starters. Whale measures 11 3/4"L x 3 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. 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 8.5"L x 6"H. Made out of durable, non-toxic plastic. To clean, wipe with a damp cloth, do not immerse in water.
18 months & up. Roar like a lion or move across the tree tops while imagining you are in the 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. What goes up must roll down? Toddlers and caregivers will enjoy hours of educational discovery as they examine this science basic. What happens when the tubes are flat? Do the balls roll more easily through one tube or another? What happens if you place a car or cube in the tube? The possibilities are endless. Includes three tubes 24", 18", and 12" in length and 4 balls 2" in diameter of assorted colors. Adult supervision.
18 months & up. A toddlers natural curiosity will lead to hours of discovery learning opportunities with this exploration kit. Builds oral language, fine motor, sorting, and cognitive skills as toddler and caregiver discover the different sounds that are made when stacking, flipping, and striking containers of various materials and sizes. An excellent introduction to early music and science in the toddler world. Includes 3 strikers and 14 sound exploration pieces.
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.
12 months & up. Perfect for stacking, nesting and open-ended play, these colorful beech wood blocks lend themselves to STEM concepts like construction, spatial reasoning and patterning. These shape blocks also inspire creativity, language, and design skills. The builders are available in a variety of shapes and the colors in each set are red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo, and purple.
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.