Kaplan offers colorful aids and activities to support young learners' sorting and patterning skills. Kaplan offers sorting sets, block sets, mosaics, stacking activities, flash cards, pegboards, and more.
2 years & up. Stack, match, and explore the sense of touch with this caterpillar-themed stacker. It is made up of colorful, rounded, chunky, tactile shapes that fit on a pegged base that allows for stacking multiple angled, color-coded blocks. Set includes color-matching activity cards and card stand for sequencing activities.
3 years & up. These colorful Jumping Jacks come in five colors and three different poses for endless sorting, patterning, and matching possibilities. A set of 16 double-sided pattern activity cards, 105 jumping jacks, and a storage container are all included in this fun and engaging set.
18 months & up. This colorful set of 24 Pop 'Em Shapes provides multiple learning experiences for children. The vibrant pieces introduce six colors to enhance color recognition and the shapes printed on each piece allow for the identification of six basic shapes. Fine motor skills are enhanced as children push the pieces together and pull them apart. The learning continues as children sort and match the pieces by shape and color attributes.
18 months & up. The smooth, pleasing texture of the River Rocks invites children to engage in one of the early STEM activities listed in the included set of activity cards. Children can stack, sort, and use the River Rocks in the water table and a variety of other areas in the learning environment. Children will build a strong foundation in basic science, technology, engineering, and math skills. Incorporating River Rocks into the learning environment is the perfect way to introduce STEM for… More »
1 year & up. Stack the shapes on opposite ends of the see-saw to create a balanced platform. Shapes fit snugly in routed holes. Promotes color and shape recognition, balancing, color-matching, and sequencing. Sturdy wooden construction with rounded corners and smooth edges. Safe non-toxic paints with a clear finish.
Even young children get in on the fun of creating and matching patterns and designs with these thick, wooden geometric blocks in six brilliant colors. Set includes 32 pieces in a work tray and 20 parquetry pattern cards.
3 years & up. Help little hands get a grip! The key to fine motor skills is developing the thumb-forefinger pincer grasp. Feature ergonomic depressions to guide proper grip. Use with manipulatives or other small objects. Perfect for teachers, specialists and occupational therapists. Also a great early science tool. Set of 12 - 6" long tweezers. 2 each of 6 colors. Guide included with suggested activities.
3 years & up. Stack the owls to match the numbers (1-10) on the branch to build early counting skills, one-to-one correspondence, color identification, sorting and patterning, and much more! Includes 25 stacking owls, one branch, spinner, and 10 activity cards. Owls measure 1 3/4"H; branch measures 13 1/4"L.
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. 14 different sea creature counters in six different colors. Includes a starfish, penguin, turtle, frog, lobster, stingray, dolphin, whale, shark, seahorse, seal, crab, octopus, and ocean fish. Includes 84 counters.
3 years & up. Counters that represent a variety of healthy fruits. Learn about healthy eating while building early math skills. 6 fruits, 18 of each: apple, orange, banana, strawberry, a bunch of grapes, and blueberries. Includes 108 counters.
3 years & up. 250 multicolored plastic blocks in 6 shapes and colors provide problem solving challenges while building color, design and patterning skills. Set includes 20 double-sided picture cards with two levels of difficulty and 250 blocks in plastic storage container.
3 years & up. Match the shapes and fill the spaces on five double-sided, recessed, wooden boards with ten irresistible animal designs. 55 geometric shapes are included to complete the pictures. Have fun while developing shape and color recognition, fine motor and language skills! Boards measure 8 1/4"H x 11"W x 1/4"D.
3 years & up. This attribute set develops shape recognition and spatial relations. Includes 10 designs on wooden cards with over 100 pattern blocks in 6 different shapes and colors which replicate the patterns. Stores neatly in a durable wooden case that measures 13" x 9" x 2".
Grades K & up. 250 multicolored plastic blocks in 6 shapes and colors provide problem solving challenges while building color, design and patterning skills. Includes a handy plastic storage bucket! Also includes 36 plastic activity cards.
3 years & up. Develop creative thinking and improve fine motor skills with this unique building set. Make shapes, compare sizes, and identify colors and numbers. Includes 140 flexible sticks in eight lengths and 20 double-sided activity cards.
3 years & up. Practice matching skills and introduce geometric shapes with this set of pattern block cards. Includes 20 double-sided cards with 2 levels of difficulty. Cards measure 11 3/4" x 8 1/4". Pattern blocks sold separately.
3 years & up. Six different modes of transportation are represented in this set of transportation counters. Great for building fine motor skills, reinforcing counting, sorting, patterning and other math skills. 6 colors. Includes 72 counters.