This colorful growth chart allows children to keep track of their growth and see how tall they are while encouraging them to feel a sense of pride and esteem. The colorful presence of the chart makes it the perfect addition to any classroom wall decor for the entirety of the year. Sturdy and protected classroom chart is generously sized at 4'H x 8 1/2"W and matches our All About Me Journal (item #89829).
Most preschool teachers have musical instruments in their classrooms, but may not realize they can use them for science explorations. In this book, discover 100 activities that let children ages 3-6 explore the science of music and sound using materials easy to find for a preschool classroom. Children will use their bodies to create sounds, explore the relationship between size and pitch, investigate how tempo affects the way we listen to sounds, create musical instruments, and much more. From the… 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.
Play is learning! But play in the early years is endangered by the emphasis on push-down academics, mounting parental expectations, and pressures on early childhood teachers to prepare young children for the rigors of kindergarten and beyond. With all of that, gains made by play experiences, including readiness skills and social-emotional development, have fallen away. Young children learn best through play. This book helps educators understand the different types of play and the rich opportunities… More »
Classroom-tested and teacher-approved, these activities help children ages 3-6 learn all about numbers. With 100 engaging and fun activities, Learn Every Day™ About Numbers offers everything a teacher needs to build a foundation for future math learning. Each activity offers learning objectives to meet standards, a materials list, related children's books, and an assessment component to measure children's learning. 128 pages.
6 months & up. Introduce shapes to infants and toddlers with Soft Shape Blocks! The set of 12 blocks features a variety of shapes and colors. Children can begin basic shape recognition (circle, square, triangle) while they practice stacking and building. Great for sorting and matching by shape and color too! Surface wash only. Colors 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.
12 months & up. This scale introduces toddlers to weight, gravity, and balance with six colorful shapes of equal weight. The eyes close when the scale is off balance and open when equally balanced. For added enjoyment, there is a mirror on the reverse side.
Counting is the foundation for future math learning. Pairing and sorting objects, understanding numbers and quantity, and counting can all be introduced with simple activities. 30 Fun Ways to Learn About Counting brings these skills into the classroom with fun and engaging games and activities! 80 pages. Paperback.
Over-sized board features colorful counting discs to sort onto stationary pegs. Double-sided, wooden squares have screened numbers 0 through 9 and a corresponding dot count on the opposite side. Rearrangeable, loose parts allow for multiple matching, counting, addition and subtraction activities on or off the board. Measures: 15.75"W x 3.5"D x 4"H.
Durable plastic trays used for sorting, organizing and keeping manipulatives all together. Nest together for convenient storage and completely washable so they can be used for art supplies too. Trays measure 15"L x 10 1/2"W x 1"H. Set of 5.
Sit back, relax and let this fun timer soothe your nerves! When you turn the timer over the colorful liquid drops drip and roll at a soothing pace. You'll be mesmerized. Each lasts for approximately one minute. Great for all ages and can be used for stress/relaxation, quiet time or a refocusing prop. Measures 3 3/4" x 5 1/4" x 1 1/4". Colors may vary.
3 years & up. Excellent and fun way to introduce early math skills. Each game has its own unique challenges, whether it is working on problem solving skills, memory, counting and number recognition, there is something for every child's level. The puzzle games include 20-30 self-correcting cards in different levels of play.
This set of square plastic woven baskets provides a convenient, aesthetically pleasing solution for classroom organization. Use them for sorting activities or storage. Baskets are washable. Each basket measures 5" square.
3 years & up. Develop early mathematical skills with Ladybug Stones and Ladybug Activity Cards. Available separately or in a set. Ladybug Stones (#62953): The Ladybug Stones are durable and weatherproof, they can be used to explore counting to 20, odd and even numbers, and addition and subtraction. Set includes two each of 0-10 (22 ladybugs) and an activity guide. Activity Cards (#63519): The detailed, photographic images will inspire children to explore early math skills such as matching, counting,… More »
3 years & up. Explore and strengthen numeracy skills with honey bee number stones and colorful activity cards. Help children to move beyond counting to number recognition, odds and evens, sequencing and more. Set of 16 durable plastic cards features detailed, photographic images that will inspire children to explore matching, counting, ordering, even and odd numbers, and bonds/pairs. Available separately and as a set.
6 years & up. It's interactive learning fun, with an all-new look ! Press the sleek, silver Hot Dots® Talking Pen to an answer dot on any Hot Dots® or Hot Dots® Jr. question for instantaneous visual and audio feedback! Features 17 speech and sound effects and flashing lights. Compatible to all Hot Dots® and Hot Dots® Jr. sets. Pen requires 2 AAA batteries each (not included).