Get children excited to explore the mysteries of the world with Kaplan's collection of earth and space activities. Products include games, models, and experiments to give that hands-on demonstrations explaining how the universe works.
3 years & up. Look under the magnifying glass to see the different details of the shells or use for counting, sorting, and up-close viewing. These genuine, assorted sea shells come in different sizes. Available in a set of 12 or a set of 48.
3 years & up. Bring science into the classroom. This set of 12 Agate slices will delight the little explorer in any child. Transparent quality of each slice allows children to see the layers caused by formations. Color and texture variations can open discussions about likes and differences. The possibilities are endless! Each slice measures approximately 1.5" wide.
6 years & up. My First Telescope is perfect for the young scientist learning to use a telescope for the first time. Great for looking at scenery and wildlife, or at the starry skies! Telescope is easy to use, focus and adjust, and features a 42mm diameter objective lens with 20x to 40x magnification, making objects appear 20-40x bigger! My First Telescope can be handheld for easy use, or attach to the included tripod to give a steady image. Includes dust caps for safe storage. Measures 2.8"… More »
3 years & up. Recreate the universe in your own room with the Glow Superstars 500+ Pieces! Set includes 150 plastic glow stickers of planets, stars, meteorites, glitter stars, and over 350 of the Original Paper Glowstars. Have fun decorating your bedroom and creating an amazing glow-in-the dark outer-space galaxy. In addition, they can also be used to accessories furniture, bags and books. All Glow Star products are ready to stick using high quality self-adhesive pads on the reverse side to… More »
3 years & up. Bee-Bot® is an exciting new robot designed for use by young children. This colorful, easy-to-operate, and friendly little robot is a perfect tool to teach sequencing, estimation, problem solving and just having fun. Tell Bee-Bot® to move forward, back and turn left or right by pressing the arrow keys. Then press GO and send him on his way. Bee-Bot® stops, beeps and blinks after each step so you can follow along as Bee-Bot® executes your program. Bee-Bot® remembers… More »
3 years & up. The Blue-Bot is a programmable floor robot that is ideal for teaching control, directional language, and programming to children. It has a sturdy, small design with clear and bright buttons and a memory of up to 40 steps. Sounds and flashing eyes confirm your instructions. When Blue-Bot comes across another Blue-Bot or Bee-Bot® it will stop and say hello with a fun little sound. Provides an exciting way to introduce sequencing and can be used for individual or collaborative… More »
PreK - Grade 1. Recycle, reuse, and create with this innovative activity book! Use bags to make masks, kites, buildings, art projects, and more. Meet state standards while helping children learn about the environment. 100 pages.
3 years & up. Promote conversation and learning around space, the planets and space travel while developing cognitive skills. The large 24-piece floor puzzle is made with extra-thick durable cardboard with wipe-clean surfaces. Measures 24" x 36". Made in the USA.
6 years & up. This large wall-mount thermometer clearly gives temperature in both Celsius and Fahrenheit scales. Recessed tube prevents accidents. Temperature ranges: -40 to 50 degrees Celsius and -40 to 120 degrees Fahrenheit. Use indoors or out. Measures 15"H x 3"W.
3 years & up. Enhance your science center with this set of 18 natural assorted loose parts. Pieces vary in size, shape, color and texture allowing children to explore them using different senses. See what makes each piece unique by using magnifying glasses and microscopes to get an up close look. Pieces in the set may vary.
5 years & up. Give your children an exciting extreme weather lesson with this fun Create and Contain Realistic Tiny Tornado in a Can for Interactive Weather Learning. With a simple twist of the wrist, a realistic, tiny tornado is produced from the white foam clouds. Hold the can to the light and watch the iridescent currents swirl. This activity promotes STEM learning, discovery, and sensory learning. Tornado facts are printed on the back of the container. Use this activity over tornado safety… More »
3 years & up. Geology gets exciting when you break open these geodes and find crystal treasures. These large size geodes break open easily. They will amaze and delight your little scientist. Hollow in the center due to crystal formations, each one contains clues about the mystery of the formation of our earth. This hands-on earth science experiment is sure to please. Each piece measures approximately 1 - 1.5" diameter. Includes 10 geodes.
8 years & up. This two-tiered GreenThumb Classroom Greenhouse protects potted plants while providing plenty of room for growth. Greenhouse features two sturdy wire shelves that keep plants off the ground and a clear vinyl cover that fits snug over the metal frame. Clear cover is made with a zippered closure to easily access all plants inside. Designed for year-round gardening indoors and outdoors. Assembly required. Greenhouse measures 38"H x 36"W x 19"D when assembled.
3 years & up. Introduce children to the ever changing weather with these exciting Weather Basics Early STEM Learning Books with Photos. This set of books discusses different facts about weather and displays high quality photos of the weather. Encourage children to discuss their favorite weather conditions. Use these books to talk about safety during different weather conditions. Paperback. Set of 6 books approximately 24 pages each.
4 years & up. Children will actively engage in STEM learning with this focus-free GeoSafari® Jr. My First Telescope! This telescope helps children understand magnification by keeping the field of vision wide when looking through the 9x magnified lens. The telescope has a collapsible tripod and extra-large comfortable eye-pieces with nose cut out for the best eye placement. Children will love exploring, discovering and learning with this helpful tool.
Grades K - 6. This inflatable classroom set helps children understand the size and distance relationships of the solar system, while learning about rotation, revolution and orbit through class activities or demonstrations. Includes 23" Sun and proportionate planets and moon with sizes ranging from 5" to 14". Also includes a foot pump, hooks for hanging, and teacher's activity guide. Deflates for easy storage.
5 years & up. Bring outer space to the classroom with this Solar System Giant Magnetic Pieces for Visualizing the Planets. Children will love being able to visualize the solar system up close. This colorful, detailed magnet set includes planets, the Sun, Earth's moon, asteroid belt, and an activity guide. Pieces are great for use on the whiteboard. Sun measures 10" diameter. 12 peices.
3 years & up. Explore STEM, its tools, and places where it can take you with this beautifully illustrated floor puzzle. This exciting, multi-subject puzzle promotes discovery, exploration, fine motor skills, and problem-solving skills. Have children identify the colors and objects they see after they solve the puzzle. The Science Discovery Floor Puzzle is great for individual or group play. It measures 24" x 36" and includes 48 pieces.
3 years & up. Introduce children to the wonderful magic of seasons changing with these exciting I See Seasons Books. This set of books promotes literacy, early vocabulary, and STEM concepts. Have children discuss their favorite seasons with a partner. Encourage children to ask questions about vocabulary words they're unfamiliar with. Paperback. Set of 4 books.
8 years & up. Discover the exciting world of gemstones with this World of Gemstones Dig Kit with 8 Real Gemstones! Introduce children to the concept of culture and how our differences make us unique. The Activity Guide takes them around the world to dig up real gemstones and learn fun, relatable cultural facts about each country where the gemstones are found. When they're done, they can turn the package into a World Culture display box and teach others about how gemstones are used all around… More »
8 years & up. Children will use their science inquiry and invesitgation skills as they explore this collecion. The collection contains 12 large minerals and 9 fossils. Each kit comes with an identification chart, storage tray, adhesive labels and information guide.
4 years & 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. Measures 11"H x 29"L x 13.5"D.