Create an outdoor classroom for the children in your care with Kaplan's selection of outdoor kits, garden kits, outdoor pillows, and child-size garden tools. Children will enjoy exploring the outdoors while also learning and gaining new skills.
4 years & up. Learning doesn't stop at the classroom door! Expand curriculum into the outdoor environment with the Out and About With Literacy Kit. This kit provides a variety of learning experiences that enable teachers to reinforce curricular concepts in a fun, hands-on way. Young learners will become comfortable with the alphabet while they develop the understanding that all spoken sounds can be represented by letters. Some of the targeted learning goals include oral language, phonemic awareness,… More »
4 years & up. Learning doesn't stop at the classroom door! Expand curriculum into the outdoor environment with the Out and About With Art Kit. This kit provides a variety of learning experiences that enable teachers to reinforce curricular concepts in a fun, hands-on way. A child who can think creatively, outside of the box, and without self-imposed criteria for conformity excels in school. This kit and the related activities will encourage Pre-K children to express themselves creatively, unrestricted… More »
Raised gardens are a perfect way to involve children in gardening while using minimal space! Eco-friendly kit is made from recycled plastic, so it won't rot, splinter or become infested with unwelcome critters. You can easily combine multiple kits to change heights, shapes and sizes. Simple to install using a screwdriver and hammer. Includes 4 composite plastic timbers and 4 stacking joints. Can even double as a sandbox! Measures: 4'L x 4'W x 6"D.
Recycle old newspaper into perfect seedling pots. Simply wrap newspaper around the wooden cylinder, tuck the excess paper under, and press into the base to secure. You are now ready to fill the pot with soil and plant your seeds. When the seedling is ready for transplanting, plant in the garden, newspaper pot and all! Made in the USA.
PreK & up. Explore the life cycle of plants and introduce the wonder of growing things with 5 hands-on, age appropriate activities. Includes Earthbox with casters, potting mix, fertilizer, dolomite, and a standards-based curriculum guide.
5 years & up. The little gardener will be well equipped with this handy garden set! Canvas garden tote features 8 pockets, carrying handles, and metal tools with sturdy wooden handles: shovel, rake, and trowel. The tote displays whimsical graphics with a ladybug on one side and a frog on the other. Tote is machine washable. Measures 8"L x 7"H x 5"W.
Ages 4 & up. Take a close look at bugs, rocks, minerals, flowers, leaves, seeds, shells, and much more with this collect and view nature set. Collecting jars have built in magnifier to see the specimen up close and the double viewer allows students to see the top and the bottom of each specimen. Kit includes 2 tweezers, 3 graduated size collection jars, double viewer scope, and double viewer cone.
This compact-sized EarthBox is just like the original with the same smart technology, but approximately half the size and specifically designed for smaller spaces such as a classroom windowsill. Includes: EarthBox Jr. container, aeration screen, water fill tube, 2 reversible mulch covers, overflow saucer, dolomite, fertilizer, and potting mix. Made in the USA.
3 years & up. Songs will inspire children to connect to the earth and become conservators of the earth. Educate children, encourage them to play outdoors, plant a garden, take a nature hike, recycle, stop pollution, and more. Includes a comprehensive guide by Dr. Pam Schiller with lyrics, extension activities and book links.
With safely rounded corners and a powder-coated finish, this unique weaving frame serves as a creative focal point both indoors and out. Weaving strips (sold separately) in varying lengths and fabrics add sensory experiences, fine motor development, and opportunities for patterning, color recognition, math and problem-solving skills. Frame measures 48"W x 36"H.
Children love outdoor play. Now teachers can combine the magic and excitement of the outdoors with activities that encourage and support learning! This book includes more than 100 new teacher-created, classroom-tested outdoor activities that engage children's minds and bodies as much as they explore the limitless bounds of the outdoors while also building key skills in areas like math, literacy and language, science, art, and music. Perfect for ages 3 - 6. Activities include: counting, alphabet,… More »
3 years & up. Observe on a grand scale with our extra-large magnifiers. Ideal for taking a closer look at plants, animals and insects in life science lessons. Built-in stands allow hands free viewing. Plastic lens measures 4 1/2" in diameter and offers 4.5x magnification. 8"L. Includes a stand for classroom organization.
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). Measures 71 3/4" x 52" x 27".