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Early Math

Young children need many hands-on opportunities to explore early math concepts and to build the foundation for later abstract mathematical learning. Kaplan’s selection of early math materials are perfect for creating engaging math experiences for your youngest learners.

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Image of Toddler Vehicle Match-Ups - Set of 6
Toddler Vehicle Match-Ups - Set of 6
Item: 63714
Status: In Stock
$35.95
18 months & up. Support fine motor skills in children by adding Vehicle Match-Ups to your selection of toddler toys! This set offers 6 vehicles that children can sort, match, and drive around as a hands-on way to introduce and reinforce shapes, colors, and transportation. The vehicles are comprised of two sections that children can connect together. Each of the vehicles has its own shape for self-correction: square, rectangle, star, circle, triangle, and heart. Set includes boat, bus, ambulance,… More »
Image of Size and Sequence Farm Puzzles - Set of 4
Size and Sequence Farm Puzzles - Set of 4
Item: 63419
Status: In Stock
$55.95
18 months & up. Introduce early math concepts, such as counting, problem-solving, sequencing, comparing, and classifying, while exercising fine motor skills with these brightly colored puzzles. Children will enjoy lining up these easy to grip familiar farm puzzle pieces from smallest to largest. Use the Size and Sequence Farm Puzzle in a lesson about animals or crops found on a farm. Encourage children to identify objects and colors as they solve this set of self-correcting puzzles. Puzzles measure 12"L x 4"W.
Image of Toddler Crinkle and Texture Magnetic Ladybugs
Toddler Crinkle and Texture Magnetic Ladybugs
Item: 39272
Status: In Stock
$52.95
12 months & up. These colorful, textured ladybugs are perfect for introducing important math skills, facial expressions, and color recognition. These ladybugs crinkle and hook together with magnets. Have children count the dots on each ladybug's wings or identify its color. Each ladybug is 3.5" long. Surface wash. Set of 8. Jar included for easy cleanup and storage.
Image of 1 to 5 Ring Counter
1 to 5 Ring Counter
Item: 80386
Status: In Stock
$23.95
2 years & up. Introduce early math concepts like color recognition and counting with the 1 to 5 Ring Counter. The color-coded numbers on the base assist children in successfully placing the corresponding rings. As children place the rings on the posts they will practice their fine motor skills and hand-eye coordination. Each counter measures 1"H x 1.5"D. The entire product measures 9.5"L x 2.5"W x 6.5"H.
Image of Barnyard Activity Boxes
Barnyard Activity Boxes
Item: 30766
Status: In Stock
$78.95
2 years & up. Who lives in each barn? Colors and visual clues will help the animals find their way home. The 28-piece set includes wooden barns numbered from one to six and color-coordinated animals to match both the number and color on the barn. Great for working on counting, sequencing, shape-sorting and color matching skills!
Image of Growth Chart - 4'H x 8.5"W
Growth Chart - 4'H x 8.5"W
Item: 90160
Status: In Stock
$24.95
This colorful growth chart allows children to keep track of their growth and see how tall they are while encouraging them to feel a sense of pride and esteem. The colorful presence of the chart makes it the perfect addition to any classroom wall decor for the entirety of the year. Sturdy and protected classroom chart is generously sized at 4'H x 8.5"W.
Image of Jumbo Unifix® Cubes - 20 Pieces
Jumbo Unifix® Cubes - 20 Pieces
Item: 37177
Status: In Stock
$13.95
2 years & up. Chunky manipulative cubes are easy for small hands to grasp and connect, and they help children develop number concepts through open-ended play. Cubes come in an assortment of four colors and are 1.5" on each side. They encourage patterning, sorting, counting and comparing.
Image of All Ready For Toddler Time Readiness Kit
All Ready For Toddler Time Readiness Kit
Item: 35256
Status: In Stock
$39.95
2 years & up. A complete assortment for toddlers to learn alphabet, shapes, colors, counting, and more. Children will develop skills with number, alphabet, and shape identification, 1 to 1 correspondence, vocabulary, fine motor skills, hand-eye coordination, matching, and sorting. Includes 59 items and guide.
Image of Smart Snacks® Counting Cookies™
Smart Snacks® Counting Cookies™
Item: 31145
Status: In Stock
$29.95
2 years & up. Help your children develop their counting skills with these fun Smart Snacks® Counting Cookies™ for Fun Early Math Practice. These exciting counters simultaneously promote fine motor skills and early math comprehension. The durable plastic cookies are complete with raised chocolate chip pieces to count and have the corresponding number on the opposite side. Children can count the cookies or the chocolate chips. Includes a decorative cookie jar for storing and displaying.
Image of Toddlers My First Scale Balance
Toddlers My First Scale Balance
Item: 32266
Status: In Stock
$41.95
12 months & up. With two buckets to fill with colorful blocks, this scale introduces toddlers to weight, gravity, balance, and critical thinking. Each of the six colorful shapes are equal weights. When the weight balances, the eyes open. The eyes close when the scale is off balance. Kids will delight in watching the eyes open and close as they move the shapes in and out of the buckets. For added enjoyment, there is a mirror on the reverse side. Measures 6.75"H x 9"L.
Image of Smart Snacks® Number Pops™
Smart Snacks® Number Pops™
Item: 31356
Status: In Stock
$31.95
18 months & up. Practice counting and number recognition with the Smart Snacks® Number Pops™. Pop the shell over the matching dots to make a match. Match colors, numbers and practice counting while strengthening fine motor skills and hand eye coordination. Includes 10 pops approximately 4.25"H x 2"W.
Image of Jumbo Farm Animal Counters - 30 Pieces
Jumbo Farm Animal Counters - 30 Pieces
Item: 89562
Status: In Stock
$25.95
18 months & up. Bring excitement to counting with these Farm Counters. These colorful pieces promote fine motor skills, important early math skills, dramatic play, and color recognition. Use these counters for a visual lesson about addition and subtraction. These colorful animals also double as finger puppets! Have children identify the colors of the animal or the sounds they make. This set includes six each of five animals (cow, horse, rooster, pig, and sheep) and an activity guide. Animals measure 2.25" each.
Image of Sort and Count Cups - 30 Piece Set
Sort and Count Cups - 30 Piece Set
Item: 32264
Status: In Stock
$29.95
18 months & up. Learning how to sort and count made fun and easy! These brightly colored bowls will help promote early math skills like sorting, counting, matching and sequencing. Bowls come in five colors: Red, green, orange, blue, and yellow. Includes smooth, round disks of each color. The disks measure 1.5" x 0.25". each.
Image of Snap-n-Learn™ Matching Dinos
Snap-n-Learn™ Matching Dinos
Item: 35063
Status: In Stock
$26.95
18 months & up. Mix and match these happy, colorful dinosaurs by color and shape patterns. The set improves fine motor skills, shape recognition, matching, problem solving and hand-eye coordination. Dinos are each approximately 4.5"L x 2.5"W, easily wiped clean and stored neatly in their own sturdy bucket. These dinos can be mixed and matched into endless combinations. Includes 18 pieces (9 two-piece dinos).
Image of Beginner Pattern Blocks With Design Templates
Beginner Pattern Blocks With Design Templates
Item: 31114
Status: In Stock
$36.95
2 years & up. These Beginner Pattern Blocks are a perfect first manipulative for your children! Complete with five two-sided boards these brightly colored geometric shapes are ready to place on the ten recessed design templates. Have your children complete the pictures, or create their own designs and matching activities. For extra learning have children sort the shapes or identify which shapes they are using to fill the design. All pieces store neatly in the included sturdy wooden storage box.
Image of Snap-n-Learn™ Counting and Sorting Sheep - 20 Pieces
Snap-n-Learn™ Counting and Sorting Sheep - 20 Pieces
Item: 35067
Status: In Stock
$26.95
18 months & up. Match these ten colorful sheep by color or number to build fine motor skills and practice early math skills like number recognition, color recognition and counting. Each sheep features a different color and comes with numbered dots beneath their plastic snap-on "wool". Includes a reusable plastic storage tub to make clean up easy. Includes 20 pieces.
Image of Measure Up Cups and Spoons - Washable
Measure Up Cups and Spoons - Washable
Item: 34748
Status: In Stock
$34.95
2 years & up. Chunky, sturdy pots are perfect for scooping, filling, stacking, molding and nesting. Spoons and and pots are all volumetrically correct & sequentially sized for interaction. Shapes and numbers are molded on each handle for additional early math practice. Cleaning: Immerse in warm water, add dish detergent if necessary, air dry. Includes 10 pieces.
Image of Sorting Stones Discovery Set - 12 Pieces
Sorting Stones Discovery Set - 12 Pieces
Item: 31821
Status: In Stock
$32.95
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.
Image of Shape Shell Turtles - Set of 8
Shape Shell Turtles - Set of 8
Item: 61142
Status: In Stock
$29.95
2 years & up. Water play is fun and calming to young children! Match the shapes of the removable shell to the shapes on the turtles' backs: moon, star, cross, circle, square, rectangle, triangle, and oval. Turtles are made with mold-resistant plastic and measure 3.5"L x 2.5"W. Set includes 8 turtles and a mesh storage bag.
Image of Counting Elephants
Counting Elephants
Item: 30198
Status: In Stock
$26.95
2 years & up. Ten elephants link together tail to trunk. Each blanket is color coded to match the one that comes next in the sequence. Each elephant blanket also displays a number. Reinforces number recognition, sequencing and color matching. 5 large and 5 small elephants. Large elephants measure 4.25"L x 2.25"H.
Image of Count 'Em Up Popcorn
Count 'Em Up Popcorn
Item: 30788
Status: In Stock
$29.95
2 years & up. Use the Count 'Em Up Popcorn set as a way to introduce number recognition and counting. Includes 15 jumbo popcorn pieces to count into 5 different-size bowls. Nest for easy storage. Largest bowl measures 2.25"H x 4.75" in diameter.
Image of Giant Linking Shapes - 16 Pieces
Giant Linking Shapes - 16 Pieces
Item: 34760
Status: In Stock
$82.95
2 years & up. 16 over-sized interlocking shapes in four bright colors are easy for toddlers to grasp and link. Great for sorting, patterning, sequencing, and lessons in colors and shapes. These lightweight chunky shapes are easy to clean and can be used indoors and outdoors. Contains 4 each of square, rectangle, triangle and circle shapes in 4 colors. Largest piece measures 9.5"L x 7"W.
Image of Nuts, Bolts and Pattern Cards Class Set
Nuts, Bolts and Pattern Cards Class Set
Item: 31113
Status: In Stock
$62.95
2 years & up. Encourage color and shape recognition while building fine motor skills. Match the correct bolt in size and color to the activity card and fasten with the nut. Activity cards vary in degree of difficulty to challenge children to a higher level of thinking. Includes 36 nuts and bolts in 3 sizes and 4 colors and 16 plastic activity cards. Bolts measure 2.75".
Image of Felt Fun Shapes & Colors
Felt Fun Shapes & Colors
Item: 37648
Status: In Stock
$41.95
2 years & up. Introduce young children to early math concepts such as basic sequencing, counting, shapes recognition, simple patterning and color recognition with the Felt Fun Shapes & Colors. This set includes 1 flannel board, 18 concept cards, 36 large shapes, 36 medium shapes and 36 small shapes. All shapes are in assorted colors. 127 pieces total.