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. 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, airplane, car, and firetruck. Activity cards included.
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. 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.
3 years & up. Distinguish textures through touch! Each of the 7 double- sided cylinders is inset with a different color and texture and fits in a corresponding well in the baseboard. 15 1/2" L x 3 5/8" W.
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 - 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.
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.
4 years & up. Poll your students on 3 high-interest topics, or create your own. An engaging tool for introducing graphing and displaying and interpreting data. Includes 155 double-sided, write & wipe cards: 5 title cards and 150 data cards with pictures, words, numbers and blanks. Cards focus on sports, pets and food. Includes 78 display pockets per side and an activity guide. Use with wet- or dry-erase markers. Flame-retardant nylon chart with 4 storage pockets. Measures 36"L x 18"W.
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 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.
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 »
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 »
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.