Help students develop their problem solving skills with Kaplan's large collection of practical aids. Products include dressing boards and vests, lacing and tracing sets, puzzles, mosaics, and texture activity sets.
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 it's own shape for self-correction: square, rectangle, star, circle, triangle, and heart. Set includes boat, bus, ambulance,… More »
3 years & up. Develops shape-recognition and spatial relations. Features 10 simply designed, colorful patterns, and 45 pattern blocks in 6 different shapes and colors for replicating each pattern. Stores neatly in wooden case.
Grades 2 & up. There are only seven pieces in this puzzle, so it should be easy. Right? Guess again! Sixty puzzle cards show 60 three-dimensional structures for players to replicate using the seven pieces. Each of the pieces, based on three or four connected cubes, is unique. One is an L shape, another a T, and they get more complicated from there. If a player is stumped and can't figure out how to build the Long Wall, the Snake, or the Bad Dog, there are helpful clues on the back of the cards.… More »
3 years & up. Engage minds and muscles! Hop down the river or use animal markers to learn colors, shapes, numbers and counting (1-10), problem solving and how to follow simple directions. For individual, small-group or whole-class play. Includes colorful vinyl floor mat (100"L x 30"H), 2 inflatable cubes (5"), 40 animal markers and Activity Guide.
3 years & up. Placing different objects within the box to retrieve provides a wide range of tactile experiences from basic shape recognition to texture, size, and object discrimination. Chalkboard on one side and a write/wipe board on the other. Hardwood box has permanently attached, soft vinyl flaps at both hand openings. Feely objects are not included. Measures 10 3/4"L x 7 3/4W x 6"H.
3 - 7 years. With 20 matching wooden shapes and textured tiles, children can count, match, sort, and identify objects. Sort the geometric or object shapes for focused learning experiences. For visual or tactile play, independently or in groups. Includes cotton bag.
4 years & up. More than just dressing skills. As children learn to lace, buckle, zip, button, snap, and tie, they'll develop problem- solving, memory, dexterity, and fine motor skills! Rigid masonite boards are covered in brightly colored multicultural fabrics. Fabrics may vary.
3 years & up. This starter set will help children explore proportional relationships, compare fractions, and develop flexible mathematical thinking. The Fraction Blocks have 15 blocks for children to learn about the geometry, shapes, and fractions while matching and building. The 16 colorful Fraction Cubes will help children explore and compare fractions. Children will learn about the proportional relationships between one section and the whole as well as develop the mathematics flexible thinking.… More »
3 years & up. What an inventive way to experience colors, shapes, and numerals! 18" box has 10 compartments and a lid with corresponding slots. Follow one of the included header strips and slip tiles through appropriate slots. Includes 4 number sequence strips, 2 color sequence strips, 50 counting tiles, 20 color tiles, and a wooden storage box. Measures 18"L x 2 1/2"H x 6 1/4"W.
Grades 4 & up. Make algebraic thinking fun! Find a variable number (any whole number from 1 to 9) which, when used with the other numbers on the card, can make 24 on both wheels. 96 double sided cards.
Grades 3 - 5. Essential practice in algebraic thinking and problem solving! 162 easy to read 6 1/4" x 3 1/4" (16cm x 8cm), double-sided flash cards, feature equations with missing numerals. Location of missing numeral varies by card.
Grades 4 & up. Develop varied problem solving strategies with three levels of difficulty. Can you make 24 first? Students must add, subtract, multiply or divide to make it happen. Use all four numbers, but use each number only once. There is at least one solution to every card. 96 double sided cards.
5 years & up. An easy-to-use simple scale that calibrates with sliding compensator clips. Children can use this set to compare linear measurements and discover which is heavier or lighter using different sized weights. Includes simple balance scale, 24 caterpillars and 36 leaves, both in two sizes and weights and activity guide.
3 years & up. Reach inside and identify mysterious objects by touch! Builds tactile, communication, matching, and memory skills. With openings on both sides, two children can play together and develop cooperative play skills. Hardwood and vinyl box measures 8"H x 10 3/4"W x 6"D. Colors may vary.
3 years & up. Challenge logic, eye-hand coordination, and visual tracking skills by moving colored, wooden knobs along the paths to their final destinations! This exciting piece is made out of handsomely finished hardwood and includes 10 wooden pattern cards with storage drawer and guide.
3 years & up. Help children develop basic math skills with this handy, portable, plastic board. Each of the 81 keys has a math equation on it - press it down to reveal the answers! Practice multiplication tables wherever you may be with this handy math keyboard.
Maximize the effectiveness of manipulatives in the PreK-K curriculum with this step-by-step, photo-illustrated professional handbook. Features 51 manipulative-based activities with real-world problem-solving scenarios. Blackline masters reinforce key math concepts and visual organization. Special Look Out! sections let you anticipate common student difficulties within each lesson. Writing and extension activities also included to encourage student demonstration of mathematical thinking. Sturdy 144-page… More »
Grades K - 4. Target reviewing math skills with our fun to play Addition bingo game. Increase difficulty by increasing skill levels because each bingo game develops problem solving skills, increases computational speed and really gets students thinking quickly. Each game has everything you need for 36 players with over 200 chips, caller's mat and cards. Made in the USA.