4 years & up. Join these playful pups in early coding fun! This 15-piece Coding Critters set features interactive pets Ranger and his friend Zip along with a playset including a house, slide, tennis ball launcher, and more. Play fetch, hide and seek, and other fun games with the pet playset or create your own coding stories and challenges. When you are not coding, you can pet, feed, and take care of Ranger just like a real pet in Play Mode. Read along and explore the coding adventures in the… More »
4 years & up. Join these playful dinos in early coding fun! This 15-piece Coding Critters set features interactive pets Rumble and Bumble along with a playset including a cave, slide, volcano launcher, and more. Play fetch, hide and seek, and other fun games with the pet playset or create your own coding stories and challenges. When you are not coding, you can pet, feed, and take care of Rumble just like a real pet in Play Mode. Read along and explore the coding adventures in the full-color… More »
Grades 2 & up. Learning that's right on track! Young thinkers can design unbelievable ball track structures via simple, stacking planks. No glue, no connectors -- just loads of constructive fun! Get things rolling by constructing the "Shooting Gallery", "Turbine", "Step Curve", and more! Set includes: 50 pine planks, 2 KEVA® balls, and an idea booklet.
4 years & up. Join these playful kittens in early coding fun! This 15-piece Coding Critters set features interactive pets Scamper and Sneaker along with a playset including a house, slide, yarn ball, cat toy, and more. Play fetch, hide and seek, and other fun games with the pet playset or create your own coding stories and challenges. When you are not coding, you can pet, feed, and take care of Scamper just like a real pet in Play Mode. Read along and explore the coding adventures in the full-color… More »
6 years & up. Your Mission: Get the laser beam to the rockets so they can safely return to earth! You'll need to use science and logic to reflect the laser beam to the rockets. Carefully place the satellite mirrors to guide your path, but watch out for space rocks that might get in your way. It's one tricky job for any scientist, but with a little brain power you'll be sure to ignite the rockets and your mind. One mission completed and 39 more to go! This single player game features a game grid… More »
7 years & up. Construct tracks of tunnels, funnels, ramps, and chutes, then set the ball rolling and watch your creation come to life. The open-ended, no rules play promotes experimentation, creativity, and problem solving, which are key mental skills for aspiring young engineers and architects. As children build through trial and error, they gain an early understanding of physics and engineering concepts like balance and structural stability. No glue and no connectors means structures are vulnerable… More »
3 years & up. This activity mat can be used to sharpen skills by practicing shapes, number, and color recognition with a variety of kinesthetic games. The All Around Activity Mat can be utilized in multiple different settings, each unique to your need. Lightweight mat folds easily for storage. Set includes the 4' diameter mat, five 5" inflatable cubes, five 3" canvas bean bags and an activity guide.
7 years & up. Develop a knack to stack! No glue or connectors required -- simply stack wood planks to create buildings, monuments, and geometric forms. It's the ideal activity to help children gain an understanding of balance and proportion, as well as interest in architecture, building, and design. Set includes: 200 pine planks and an idea booklet.
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 »
Grades K - 3. Teach counting, sorting, place value, and grouping with this heavy-duty chart. Includes a set of 20 double-sided number cards, 3 double-sided title cards, 200 blue plastic counting straws, pockets to store everything, and an activity guide. Measures 13"W x 18"H.
6 years & up. Arcade style game reinforces addition, subtraction, multiplication and division skills with three levels of difficulty. Large LCD screen displays math equations, then numbers flash and beep. When the correct answer lights up, players press it using a soft mallet (included) or their hands. Requires 4-AA batteries (not included).
Grades 2 & up. After setting up the game board according to pictures on each challenge card, players must create a path to the red crate by tipping over the blue, yellow, and green crates. But there's a catch! You have to get your Tipper there without jumping over crates or allowing him to touch the game board. Introduces players to spatial relationships and the laws of cause and effect. For single player or cooperative learning.
Use the Big Dies Block Numbers to enhance art projects, decorations, and bulletin boards. Bigz dies cleanly cuts thick materials including paper, cardstock, chipboard, fabric, foam, magnetic sheet, leather, metallic foil, and many other materials. With steel-rule construction, dies are made of durable particle board with an ABS plastic backing for easy, reliable, and time-saving cuts. Compatible with the Ellison® SuperStar machine (not included). Each number measures 3 1/2" high. Included:… More »
Grades 1 - 2. The engaging fiction and authentic informational text in these books will motivate even the most reluctant reader! Each title features appealing themes that connect to real-world concepts. Set of 6 books have 24 - 28 pages each.