Get started on the EarthBox adventure in your elementary classroom or add more earth boxes to curricular packages. Each kit includes: Container, Aeration Screen, 2 cubic feet of Potting Mix, 1 lb. Dolomite, 1 lb. Fertilizer, Fill Tube, 4 Casters, and 2 Mulch Covers.
This attractive, weather-resistant shed offers 31 1/2 cubic feet of storage for all of your outdoor learning materials! Features 3 permanently mounted extra-deep shelves and a tall vertical storage area for large items. A raised floor with entry lip keeps contents dry. Durable, double wall polyethylene construction lasts for years - maintenance free! Weight limit for each shelf is 50 lbs. Fully assembled (attach door handles).
3 years & up. Weaving strips in a variety of fabrics provide sensory experiences, fine motor development, and opportunities for patterning, color recognition, math and problem-solving skills. Set of 60. 1 1/2"W. Lengths vary from 30" to 60".
3 - 6 years. Get a "grip" on gardening with these fun and friendly child-size gloves! Featuring bright stripes and Giddy Buggy's smiling face, these gloves are made from sturdy, high-quality, machine-washable material and feature rubber latex coating on the palms to help grip garden tools. These fun and useful gloves keep hands clean while encouraging outdoor exploration and promoting gross and fine motor skills.
3 years & up. No, these tubes don't talk - but when you talk into them, you can hear friends from far away! Make "long distance" calls indoors and outdoors and clearly hear the other person. A wonderful way to teach children about sound waves and encourage active listening. Includes over 3 yards of flexible tubing and 2 handsets in red and blue.
The natural beauty of cedar will enhance any outdoor environment! Smooth to the touch and delightfully fragrant, the character and design of these lovely stools will provide an inviting conversation area for adults and children alike. Note: this product is made from natural wood and may arrive with cracks or knots. This is not a defect in the product, but rather a natural process that should be expected and enhances the individual beauty of the stool. Sizes varies based on wood selection.
4 years & up. Learn about photosynthesis, humidity, germination, root structures, condensation and more. Each complete kit includes seeds, 18 biodegradable germination bags and pots, 18 plant stakes, planting mixture, and a growing and experiment guide which includes garden layouts.
Designed as a self-study, this scale is intended to raise the quality of outdoor children?s environments and promote their use in teaching, research, and practice. Includes a user guide, the scale and scoring protocol, reliability and validity information, and a technical assistance manual for program improvement and planning. Addresses environments for children age 3-5 years. (Additional Scoring Protocols sold separately.)
Recent research has drawn the link between children's brain development and time spent in the natural environment. Every child deserves a safe play to play, supportive adults to watch him grow, and an environment that offers them endless possibilities. In "Seasons of Play," Rusty Keeler takes readers on a photographic journey through real child care centers that have embraced his philosophy that natural play environments create new opportunities for children to explore and grow. This book… More »
A practical and inspiring book providing a wealth of ideas for using nature as an integral part of children's learning. Incorporating concepts from leading American Society of Landscape Architects members with beautiful color photographs, this book will help you put field-tested principles to work in your outdoor classroom. 52 pages.
3 years & up. This science kit enables children to explore the world around them in the classroom or outside. Use the GeoSafari® Jr. Aqua Magnifier to discover creatures in natural bodies of water. The GeoSafari® Jr. Jungle Crew Lab Set extends science-learning play from measuring and mixing to testing and discovering. The GeoSafari® Jr. BugOpticals opens the world in a new way. Spread the dragonfly wings and enjoy mixing colors and using the faceted lens to see from a bug's point… More »
3 years & up. Students compare the similarities and differences as they learn about the life cycle of these insects. Each book describes how they hatch, develop, and live in their environment. Paperbacks.
3 years & up. A fantastic collection of realistic pretend bricks, blocks and rocks! Weather-proof and lightweight, these unique foam builders stack easily for endless creative building projects. Cinder Blocks set includes 20 pieces, Rock Wall Builder set contains 25 pieces, Brick Builder set contains 25 pieces, and the Ice Brick Builder set contains 25 pieces.
Watch and learn as the plants grow! This planting shelf provides an engaging way for children to learn how plants grow as they plant the seeds, water the soil, and follow the evolution of plant life. Constructed in beautiful, durable birch laminate in safe, non-toxic natural UV finish. For indoor use only. Includes 14 small potting trays and 7 tubular flower holders. GreenGuard Gold certified. Made in the USA.