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.
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. 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. 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.
4 years and up. Make math hands-on with these manipulative counting cubes! Develop and improve math skills through visualizing grouping, comparisons, graphing, counting, and other functions. Expand users' fine motor skills, motor planning, and hand-eye coordination. Included in the set are 240 cubes, 60 in 4 colors: red, yellow, green, and blue.
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".
2 years & up. Kids will enjoy this 'sort' of fun! This 15 piece wooden set will engage children for hours counting and matching shapes, colors and sizes to the durable, solid-wood base, which provides a matching key. Measures approximately 14" x 5 1/2" x 4".
5 years & up. This Pattern Blocks & Activity Cards Set features 250 multi-colored plastic blocks in six different shapes and colors providing problem-solving challenges while building color, design, and patterning skills. Practice matching the designs on the activity cards or create your own. This set includes: 250 Pattern Blocks, 36 Plastic Activity Cards, and a Plastic Storage Bucket.
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. 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. Includes six sets of 28 wooden dominoes for a total of 168 pieces. 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. Pieces store in a convenient jar with screw-on lid and handle.
3 years & up. Children can explore patterns, symmetry, linear and area measurement, fractions, and problem solving with this set of 250 pattern blocks. Set includes yellow hexagons, red trapezoids, orange squares, green triangles, blue parallelograms, and tan rhombus. Teaching guide and storage bucket are included.