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 »
3 years & up. Time to Block the Clock! Combines shape sorting and learning to tell time. It's two toys in one. Place the colorful numbered shape pieces in their proper places on the face of the soundly built clock and move the hour and minute hands to make learning time fun! Styles may vary.
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.
3 years & up. This Parquetry Block Super Set features thick, wooden geometric blocks in six bright colors to create and match patterns and designs. Practice matching the pattern on the cards or create your own designs. Included: 32 Block Pieces, Work Tray, and 20 Parquetry Pattern Cards.
3 years & up. These cubes are great for early math skills! Set includes 150 cubes in ten different colors that snap together and measure 2cm each. Pieces store in a convenient jar with screw-on lid and handle.
5 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. This unique set of dominoes come in a variety of vibrant colors that make play more exciting. Stack them, match them, set them up and knock them over again and again for hours of fun. Promotes arithmetic skills though use of sequences and patterns of die in order to win. Dominoes also help develop critical thinking skills and aide in teaching strategy.
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. Our Junior GeoStix have multiple points of connection along each piece for unlimited possibilities for shape combinations and greater satisfaction for kids! Includes 140 flexible sticks in eight lengths and 20 double-sided activity cards. Children can either build the design on the activity cards or create their own designs. Either… More »
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".
3 years & up. This set of plastic blocks features six different shapes and colors that provide problem-solving challenges while building color, design and patterning skills. Included: 250 Pattern Blocks and a Plastic Storage Container.
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. Build chains using three different shapes and four colors with this giant 500 piece set. Great for counting and sorting activities too! Pieces store in a convenient jar with screw-on lid and handle.
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. Help children learn counting and sorting, shape and space, pre-algebra, measurement and data with these educational sets. The Connecting Camels include 96 camels in three sizes, three weights (5g, 10g, 15g) and six colors. Connect the camels together to explore cyclic patterns, perimeters and measuring. The Sequencing Cards are a set of twenty laminated cards which include teacher's notes for suggested extension activities (does not include camels). Available separately or as a complete set.
3 years & up. Children can learn about themselves and their families with these fun "All about Me" sets. They will learn counting, addition, subtraction, color identification, patterning, and sorting. The set of 72 counters features six different shapes and colors representing people and pets in families, the tallest figure measures 2 1/2" tall. The set of 20 double-sided write & wipe cards feature 40 activities and have illustrations which match the size of the counters and… More »
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.