Problem Solving

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.

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Toddler Vehicle Match-Ups - Set of 6
Toddler Vehicle Match-Ups - Set of 6
Item: 63714
Status: In Stock
$32.95
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 »
Counting Cubes
Counting Cubes
Item: 13327
Status: In Stock
$22.95
PreK & up. Count, sort, and identify colors with ease using this set of 100 hardwood cubes in 6 colors. 1" square cubes.
Lacing & Tracing Animals
Lacing & Tracing Animals
Item: 35245
Status: In Stock
$7.95
3 - 7 years. Children lace and trace favorite animals: cat, horse, bear, rabbit, dolphin, whale, and elephant. Colorful chipboard shapes are 5 1/2" -6" L. Laces included.
Dressing Vests
Dressing Vests
Item: 30260P
Status: In Stock
$20.95 - $26.95
Buttons, zippers, snaps...practice dressing and self- help skills with these heavy- duty washable cotton/ polyester vests! Elastic panels allow one size to fit all children.
Common Core Math 4 Today
Common Core Math 4 Today
Item: 52614P
Status: In Stock
$9.95
$5.00
Grades K - 5. Contains standards-aligned reproducible activities designed to focus on critical math skills and concepts that meet the Common Core State Standards. The exercises are arranged in a continuous spiral so that concepts are repeated weekly. An assessment for the fifth day is provided.
3D Feel & Find
3D Feel & Find
Item: 40871
Status: In Stock
$34.95
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. Deal out the tiles and children reach into the bag to feel and find the corresponding wooden shape. Includes geometric and object shapes. For visual or tactile play, independently or in groups. Includes cotton bag.
Bigger Beads & Laces
Bigger Beads & Laces
Item: 17116
Status: In Stock
$30.99
Pre-K & up. 108 wooden beads in 3 shapes and 6 colors help develop fine motor skills and color and shape recognition. Includes 2 laces (36" long) and a plastic storage bucket.
Button Board
Button Board
Item: 30248
Status: In Stock
$18.95
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 heavy duty cotton blend fabric. Made in the USA.
Snap Board
Snap Board
Item: 30247
Status: In Stock
$18.95
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 heavy duty cotton blend fabric. Made in the USA.
Zipper Board
Zipper Board
Item: 30245
Status: In Stock
$18.95
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 heavy duty cotton blend fabric. Made in the USA.
Montessori Sorting Box
Montessori Sorting Box
Item: 1470
Status: In Stock
$119.95
3 years & up. What an inventive and creative way to experience colors, shapes, and numerals! The 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.
Bead Sequencing Set
Bead Sequencing Set
Item: 46408
Status: In Stock
$32.95
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.
Educational Keyboard Addition & Subtraction
Educational Keyboard Addition & Subtraction
Item: 23860
Status: In Stock
$20.95
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 addition and subtraction with this portable keyboard.
Addition Bingo
Addition Bingo
Item: 23906
Status: In Stock
$11.95
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.
Teachable Touchables® Texture Squares
Teachable Touchables® Texture Squares
Item: 81682
Status: In Stock
$34.95
3 - 5 years. Teachable Touchables® Texture Squares are a fun, hands-on way to encourage young learners' awareness of their sense of touch. As children enjoy examining and talking about the squares--scratchy, slippery, silky, or soft--they are building their descriptive vocabulary. Includes 20 pillows and patches (10 different pairs), drawstring storage bag, and an activity guide. Each textured pillow or patch measures 2" - 3".
Hands-On Standards®: PreK-K
Hands-On Standards®: PreK-K
Item: 82765
Status: In Stock
$41.95
$19.95
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 »
Block by Block™
Block by Block™
Item: 83042
Status: In Stock
$15.95
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 »
Addition and Subtraction Unknown Quantities Flashcards
Addition and Subtraction Unknown Quantities Flashcards
Item: 83052
Status: In Stock
$15.95
Grades 1 - 3. 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.
Multiplication and Division Unknown Quantities Flashcards
Multiplication and Division Unknown Quantities Flashcards
Item: 83054
Status: In Stock
$15.95
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.
24 Game Factors/Multiples
24 Game Factors/Multiples
Item: 87680
Status: In Stock
$22.95
Grades 3 & up. With the 24 Game Factors/Multiples set students will work together to create wheels of numbers that share a common factor. Use this game as an individual or group activity. The cards are self-checking to allow accurate practice or review of multiplication facts. 96 double-sided, self-checking cards. This game is an excellent way for children to gain math skills while they play.
24 Game Double Digits
24 Game Double Digits
Item: 87682
Status: In Stock
$22.95
Grades 4 & up. Develop varied problem solving strategies with three levels of difficulty using this math card game. Can you make 24 first? Students must add, subtract, multiply or divide to make it happen. All four numbers must be used, but each number used only once. There is at least one solution to every card. 96 double-sided cards.
24 Game Variables
24 Game Variables
Item: 87683
Status: In Stock
$22.95
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.
Unknown Quantities Flash Cards
Unknown Quantities Flash Cards
Item: 98374
Status: In Stock
$29.95
Grades 1 & up. Introduce important early math skills to your children with this Unknown Quantities Flash Cards. These cards feature practice for solving unknown quantities in one of three locations of the equation. This set is great for individual or group practice. Encourage children to work together if they are stuck on a flashcard. Set contains two decks of 162 horizontal flashcards practicing addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division.
Animal Lacing Boards - Set of 12
Animal Lacing Boards - Set of 12
Item: 70989
Status: In Stock
$60.95
3 years & up. Set includes 12 durable lacing boards with realistic images and 12 laces for easy threading. Includes: Farm Animals, Pet Animals, and Zoo Animals. Each board measures 6" x 6".