3 years & up. Observe on a grand scale with our extra-large Jumbo magnifiers, sized perfectly for small hands. Ideal for taking a closer look at plants, animals and insects in life science lessons. Built-in stands allow hands-free viewing. Each magnifier's plastic lens measures 4 1/2" in diameter and offers 4.5x magnification. Set includes 6 colors. Plastic magnifiers measure 8"L each.
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".
Children and teachers will find hundreds of uses for these colorful bins. 4 durable plastic bins are great for creating versatile sand and water play areas, storing and carrying toys and manipulatives, or accommodating messy play. Plant seedlings, explore nature collections, make mud pies, or build fairy houses -- this set of 4 large bins provides an endless array of uses. Includes red, green, yellow and blue bins. 22 1/2" L x 19 1/2" W x 6" D.
Get started on the EarthBox adventure in your elementary classroom or add more earth boxes to curricular packages. Each kit contains 1 EarthBox, potting mix, fertilizer, dolomite and casters. Made in the USA.
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.)
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.
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.
3 years & up. This trio of lightweight flyers feature two ways to fly -- throw them through the air or spin them around by the holding sticks! Each flyer features a nylon body on a hard plastic frame with a 3D plastic head. To clean, wash with a damp cloth and wipe softly.
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 »
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.
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 »