Science

Kaplan's large collection of science resource books helps parents and teachers demonstrate critical concepts in science. These books use fun activities and experiments to display basic scientific theories and discoveries. Products include books, activity kits, cards, flip charts, and more.

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Creative Investigations in Early Science
Creative Investigations in Early Science
Item: 92755
Status: In Stock
$18.95
Young children are born scientists with an innate desire to analyze and investigate the world around them. Creative Investigations in Early Science helps educators expand and encourage young learners' inquisitive nature as they explore the physical, life, and earth sciences. Paperback. 100 pages.
Simple STEAM: 50+ Science Technology Engineering® Art Math Activities
Simple STEAM: 50+ Science Technology Engineering® Art Math Activities
Item: 90588
Status: In Stock
$24.95
Parents are eager to help their children learn, but teaching young children complicated scientific and mathematical concepts can be intimidating. Simple STEAM helps parents realize they don't need to be engineers or scientists to support STEAM learning. Help children explore STEAM concepts with fun and engaging activities. Discover STEAM learning opportunities in everyday activities and experiences. Prepare children for kindergarten and build crucial 21st century learning skills, including collaboration,… More »
STEM Play: Integrating Inquiry into Learning Centers
STEM Play: Integrating Inquiry into Learning Centers
Item: 81378
Status: In Stock
$24.95
Most early childhood teachers are using learning centers in the classroom, but do not approach them in ways that fully support a variety of learning opportunities. This book approaches learning centers through the STEM lens, and shares how themes can be integrated into centers to promote creativity and higher-level thinking. "STEM Play" provides varied activities for the most common centers: art, blocks, dramatic play, literacy, math, science, music and movement. Full of beautiful, full-color… More »
Creative Investigations in Early Engineering® & Technology
Creative Investigations in Early Engineering® & Technology
Item: 90591
Status: In Stock
$16.95
Early childhood teachers continue to seek activities that promote STEM-based learning. But most STEM books focus on science and math, excluding technology and engineering. Creative Investigations in Early Engineering® & Technology helps teachers create a more well-rounded STEM learning program. Encourage children to think, make, tinker and innovate. Introduce engineering skills such as coding in a developmentally appropriate way. Leverage children's use of digital technologies to help them… More »
Loose Parts
Loose Parts
Item: 72295P
Status: In Stock
$38.95
The Loose Parts set of books serve as inspiration with hundreds of beautiful full color photographs illustrating ways children enjoy using everyday items in their play, encouraging their curiosity, giving free reign to their play, and encouraging creativity. Books are available individually.
The Budding...Books
The Budding...Books
Item: 29042P
Status: In Stock
$9.95 - $46.95
Perfect for children ages 3 to 6, these fun-filled introductions feature easy-to-follow instructions and easy-to-find materials that will help children develop many important life skills. Books included are: "The Budding Gardener", "The Budding Chef", "The Budding Artist", "The Budding Scientist", and "The Budding Builder". Books have 72 pages each. Paperback.
Jump into Science: Active Learning for Preschool Children
Jump into Science: Active Learning for Preschool Children
Item: 17238
Status: In Stock
$14.95
"Jump into Science" is the perfect way to turn children's love of active games into learning opportunities! The activities in each chapter are organized by level of difficulty and each one incorporates fun, exciting science experiences with movement. Most activities require few or no materials and include related children's books or music to extend the learning. The science skills index is an invaluable reference tool giving teachers flexibility to plan around children's interests. Paperback. 132 pages.
The Honeycomb Hypothesis: How Infants, Toddlers and Two-Year-Olds Learn Through Nature Play
The Honeycomb Hypothesis: How Infants, Toddlers and Two-Year-Olds Learn Through Nature Play
Item: 37846
Status: In Stock
$39.00
As honeybees gather and store pollen, young children gather and store concepts through play and repeating patterns of movement. Sandra Duncan, Sue Penix, and Sally Haughey explore this concept with in-depth knowledge and share creative ways to brighten the youngest imaginations. The Honeycomb Hypothesis will grow your teaching practices with new ideas, materials and activities, celebrating the magic that happens when children and nature are brought together. The book includes The Honeycomb Hypothesis,… More »
Making Space for Preschool Makerspaces
Making Space for Preschool Makerspaces
Item: 36912
Status: In Stock
$32.95
What can you add to your early childhood classroom that will immerse children in rich learning, reduce challenging behaviors, and develop confidence as well as critical thinking and problem-solving skills? A makerspace! Filled with colorful photographs taken in real early childhood settings, this book will guide you step-by-step in making a makerspace that invites young children to boldly explore materials and create something only they can imagine. Discover how to: draft a plan and gather materials,… More »
Bubbles Rainbows And Worms
Bubbles Rainbows And Worms
Item: 48005
Status: In Stock
$14.95
3 years & up. "Why did that happen?" "How does that work?" "What will happen if . . . ?" Young children ask questions about the world around them all day long. They are filled with curiosity and the desire to learn. Bubbles, Rainbows and Worms teaches children about the world, using hands-on experiments about plants, the environment, air and water, and the senses. 111 pages.
Sand and Water Play Book: Simple, Creative Activities for Young Children
Sand and Water Play Book: Simple, Creative Activities for Young Children
Item: 97734
Status: In Stock
$12.95
Packed with more than 70 ways to invigorate play with sand and water tables while encouraging problem solving skills, fine and gross motor creativity, and imagination. Children will learn creative ways to explore and discover on their own!
Science--Not Just for Scientists! Easy Explorations for Young Children
Science--Not Just for Scientists! Easy Explorations for Young Children
Item: 28588
Status: In Stock
$12.95
Children are natural scientists, drawn to wonder, exploration, discovery, and analysis. This book gives you simple ideas to open up the world of discovery to young children. Through open-ended explorations, you will discover how to cultivate children's natural curiosity by asking simple questions: How? When? Where? And the most famous of all children's questions: Why? The hands-on activities will empower children to question, experiment, and develop abstract reasoning skills. Children will explore… More »
Bugs, Bugs, Bugs: 21 Songs and Over 250 Activities for Young Children - Book and CD
Bugs, Bugs, Bugs: 21 Songs and Over 250 Activities for Young Children - Book and CD
Item: 81858
Status: In Stock
$19.95
From 'Baby Bumblebee' to 'The Ants Go Marching', children will sing and learn about the insects they encounter in their own backyards. The enclosed CD features 21 fun songs, old favorites and originals. The book offers more than 250 activities that help children appreciate the wonderful world of bugs. All children love to sing and learn, so the book includes both English language learner strategies and special needs adaptations.
Bountiful Earth: 25 Songs and Over 300 Activities for Young Children - Book and CD
Bountiful Earth: 25 Songs and Over 300 Activities for Young Children - Book and CD
Item: 81857
Status: In Stock
$19.95
From 'Down by the Bay' to 'I Love the Mountains', children will sing and learn about our wonderful world. The enclosed CD features 25 fun songs, old favorites and originals. The book offers more than 300 activities that help children appreciate the amazing planet earth that we call home. All children love to sing and learn, so the book includes both English language learner strategies and special needs adaptations.
Learn Every Day® About Bugs and Spiders
Learn Every Day® About Bugs and Spiders
Item: 18271
Status: In Stock
$12.95
100 easy-to-do activities give children a peek into the lives of their creepy-crawler friends. Each activity features learning objectives, vocabulary, related children's books, materials, preparation (if necessary), directions, and an assessment component.
Making and Tinkering with STEM: Solving Design Challenges With Young Children
Making and Tinkering with STEM: Solving Design Challenges With Young Children
Item: 74282
Status: In Stock
$34.95
A fun, accessible approach to the maker movement! With 25 classroom-ready engineering design challenges inspired by children's favorite books, educators can seamlessly integrate making and tinkering and STEM concepts (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) in preschool through third grade classrooms. Paperback. 144 pages.
Dig In: Outdoor STEM Learning with Young Children
Dig In: Outdoor STEM Learning with Young Children
Item: 37710
Status: In Stock
$32.95
Dig In: Outdoor STEM Learning with Young Children provides strategies, ideas, real-life examples, and information to help you get children outside and learning, all while meeting required early learning standards and objectives. Explore the Learning Life Cycle and discover fresh ideas for engaging children in deeper explorations and experiences outdoors that will stick with them into kindergarten and beyond. Have more aha moments, seize learning opportunities, invite questions, and investigate answers… More »
Everyday Discoveries
Everyday Discoveries
Item: 42226
Status: In Stock
$19.95
PreK & up. Self-directed, open-ended activities incorporating daily events and ordinary materials help children easily learn science and math. 246 pages.
Critters and Company: 27 Songs and Over 300 Activities for Young Children - Book and CD
Critters and Company: 27 Songs and Over 300 Activities for Young Children - Book and CD
Item: 81863
Status: In Stock
$19.95
From 'Ten Little Monkeys' to 'The Bear Went Over the Mountain', children will sing and learn about the animals they love. The enclosed CD features 27 songs, old favorites and originals, the book offers more than 300 activities that teach children about zoo animals, farm animals, and pets. All children love to sing and learn, so the book includes both English language learner strategies and special needs adaptations.
Exploring the Science of Sounds
Exploring the Science of Sounds
Item: 89713
Status: In Stock
$16.95
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 »
Learn Every Day® About Our Green Earth
Learn Every Day® About Our Green Earth
Item: 18270
Status: In Stock
$12.95
With 100 classroom-tested activities this book makes it easy for teachers to incorporate discussions about caring for the Earth into any curriculum. Each activity features learning objectives, vocabulary, related children's books, materials, preparation (if necessary), directions, and an assessment component. Paperback.
The GIANT Encyclopedia of Science Activities for Children 3 to 6
The GIANT Encyclopedia of Science Activities for Children 3 to 6
Item: 42227
Status: In Stock
$34.95
3 years & up. Leave your fears of science behind! Respond to children's natural curiosity with over 600 teacher-created, classroom-tested activities guaranteed to teach your children all about science while they are having fun. The result of a nationwide contest, the GIANT Encyclopedia of Science joins our bestselling GIANT Encyclopedia series. 575 pages.
More Mudpies to Magnets
More Mudpies to Magnets
Item: 17235
Status: In Stock
$16.95
Develop the natural scientist in every child with 260 hands-on science activities and ideas. Build science skills such as classification, measurement, time and space relationships, prediction, inference and numbers. 205 pages.
Science Is Simple Engaging STEM Activities Book for Preschoolers
Science Is Simple Engaging STEM Activities Book for Preschoolers
Item: 47032
Status: In Stock
$19.95
3 years & up. Introduce STEM concepts to your class with this exciting Science Is Simple Engaging STEM Activities Book for Preschoolers. Like learning to count or read, understanding the fascinating world of science is an essential skill. This innovative book encourages young children to predict outcomes, ask questions, and investigate answers. Watch preschoolers develop essential observational and analytical skills as they eagerly jump into the hands-on, interactive process that is science.