Energy, Light, & Sound

Encourage children to learn about energy, light, and sound with our selection of lenses, mirrors, light tables and boxes, solar energy kits, and other science resources.

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LED Activity Tablet
LED Activity Tablet
Item: 62802
Status: In Stock
$167.95
Ultra-slim LED activity tablet with a hardwood frame provides a bright, consistent and evenly-lit surface that is perfect for light and color exploration, science activities, tracing, stenciling and more. Weighing only 5 pounds, the 12" x 16" illuminated center features energy-efficient LEDs. Guaranteed to last up to 30,000 hours. AC power adapter included. Protective plastic covers reinforce corners and ensure durability. Wooden frame measures 15" x 19".
Sensory Tray
Sensory Tray
Item: 63166
Status: In Stock
$209.95
3 years & up. Explore a whole new range of sensory fun with the Sensory Table! Designed to produce simultaneous tactile, auditory and visual effects, the Sensory Table can be placed on top of the Light Cube (item # 27915 - sold separately) to add visual interest or use on top of other surfaces. Place water, sand or other sensory materials inside the tray. Turn the tray for vibration and watch the materials shake, sift and glide about! The tray is water-safe and easy to clean. Tray comes with… More »
Click Builders Classic Prism - 1,000 Pieces
Click Builders Classic Prism - 1,000 Pieces
Item: 63675
Status: In Stock
$58.95
3 years & up. Sturdy, high-quality, translucent interlocking builders are perfect for engineering, architecture, construction, the light table, and fine motor play. Sets universally connects with other interlocking builders for endless creations. Includes a sturdy storage container with locking lid.
Toddler Light Table
Toddler Light Table
Item: 89682
Status: In Stock
$349.95
18 months & up. Freestanding table with built-in electrical lights invites children to explore color mixing, light, and shadows. Adult supervision. (Prism bricks and plates sold separately.) Minor assembly required. Measures 15"H x 25.5"W x 25.5"D.
Light Table Accessory Kit
Light Table Accessory Kit
Item: 63270
Status: In Stock
$63.95
3 years & up. Introduce early math, science, and literacy concepts, as well as fine motor skills, in a fun and engaging way by utilizing included materials on your light table. Over 200 pieces including transparent numerals, 2 and 3 dimensional shapes, circular dots, and bead-filled shapes - all in a variety of colors! Three sorting trays and an activity guide are also included.
Color Mixing Glasses
Color Mixing Glasses
Item: 91172
Status: In Stock
$10.95
4 years & up. Unique child-size glasses feature easy-to-change lenses -- 2 each of red, yellow, blue and distortion lenses. Combine up to 2 lenses per side to teach color mixing (secondary colors). Overlap lenses without their durable plastic frames for kaleidoscope fun! Single lenses teach primary color identification or serve as great early science tools for observation. Color mixing guide included.
Color Lenses
Color Lenses
Item: 61034
Status: In Stock
$32.95
2 years & up. Children can experience many fascinating optical discoveries about color, light, reflections, and more with these 5 easy to hold framed panels. Each durable plastic frame measures 7.75" x .625" and contains either an unbreakable mirror, see-thru acrylic colored panel in red, yellow and blue, or a multi-faceted panel. Includes activity guide.
Voice Changer - Colors may vary
Voice Changer - Colors may vary
Item: 00715
Status: In Stock
$16.95
5 years & up. Ten different voice modifiers in one 6.5" voice changer. Use the side levers to create hundreds of combinations. Requires 1 9V battery (included). Colors may vary from shown.
Color Shaped Splats
Color Shaped Splats
Item: 147147
Status: In Stock
$29.95
3 years & up. Capture the curiosity of young minds with Splats! Children can explore the concepts of light, color, and shape. Splats are featured in primary and secondary colors along with black, white, clear, and a double-sided mirror. Ideal for light tables, sensory play, shape and color recognition, and more. Each Splat measures 6" in diameter. Set includes 10 Splats.
Color Changing Light Panel
Color Changing Light Panel
Item: 147146
Status: In Stock
$419.95
3 years & up. Light up creativity and exploration with this Color Changing Light Panel! These light panels give children the opportunity to explore the effects of color mixing, opacity, and transparency. Children can observe natural and man-made objects in an interesting and different way. The light panels are powered by a low voltage mains power supply using the latest LED strips and diffusers to evenly illuminate the panels. Light panels can change between 20 different colors using an infrared… More »
Transparent Light and Color Blocks - 108 Pieces
Transparent Light and Color Blocks - 108 Pieces
Item: 31535
Status: In Stock
$54.95
3 years & up. A rainbow assortment of 6 different colors and 6 different shapes make up this set of plastic translucent building blocks. These colorful Transparent Light and Color Blocks area great way to promote creativity. They also make a perfect accessory for a light table. Encourage children to get creative and build a unique block structure. For further learning encourage children to identify the colors and shapes of the blocks they are using. Largest block measures 3.9375" x 1.3125". 108 piece set.
Rock Crystal Tumbled Stones for Loose Parts Activities and More
Rock Crystal Tumbled Stones for Loose Parts Activities and More
Item: 34019
Status: In Stock
$19.95
3 years & up. This set of Rock Crystal Tumbled Stones set has approximately 30-35 stones equal to 1 pound and are approximately 1"L. Perfect for loose parts activities, sorting, and discovery.
Steve Spangler's Energy Stick® - Set of 3
Steve Spangler's Energy Stick® - Set of 3
Item: 33291
Status: In Stock
$29.95
6 years & up. Looking for an easy and fun kid's science kit? Steve Spangler's Energy Stick is a hands-on kit for kids to learn about conductors of electricity. The Energy Stick will amaze your young scientists as they experiment with open and closed circuits, safely using their own bodies as conductors of electricity. Children simply place one hand on each end to complete the circuit, sparking the emittance of sound and fun flashing lights. Includes 1 Energy Stick and Activity Guide. Measures 7.5"
Plastic Mirror Inserts Only - Set of 5
Plastic Mirror Inserts Only - Set of 5
Item: 63547
Status: In Stock
$59.95
$54.95
3 years & up. Five unbreakable, plastic mirrors and super strong adhesive mounting tape ready for installation by Panelcraft®. Use as hand-held mirrors, or perform experiments with multiple reflections! Perfect for use in the frame side of the Panelcraft® Rainbow Solid Set (item #63546) panel. Mounting instructions are included.
Color Kaleidoscope Set - Set of 2
Color Kaleidoscope Set - Set of 2
Item: 63338
Status: Temporarily Out of Stock
$18.95
3 years & up. Just twist and experience a vibrant light show. Each turn creates intricate mosaics in bright colors. Perfect for science centers and for promoting light and sensory exploration. Styles may vary.
4M Green Science Eco-Engineering® Solar Rover
4M Green Science Eco-Engineering® Solar Rover
Item: 53243
Status: In Stock
$21.95
8 years & up. Our 4M Solar Rover Kit is built by using the parts provided and your own soda can. Helps children learn how sunlight is converted to energy. Also introduces children to green concepts such as repurposing, upcycling, and alternative energy. Detailed instructions are included.
Snap Circuits® Motion Detector Electronics Exploration Kit
Snap Circuits® Motion Detector Electronics Exploration Kit
Item: 53235
Status: No Longer Available
$27.95
8 years & up. When motion is detected, a laser sound is emitted and the color LED flashes. Snap Circuits® use brightly-colored electronic components that snap onto a clear plastic base to build different circuits. Kit includes an instruction sheet for the main project and up to 5 additional projects! Requires 3-AA batteries (not included).
Tuning Fork Kit
Tuning Fork Kit
Item: 74172
Status: In Stock
$13.95
Grades 2 & up. This kit goes through the basics of vibration, waves, frequency, interference and amplification of sound with multiple experiments detailed in a teacher's guide.
Perspex Prisms - Set of 7
Perspex Prisms - Set of 7
Item: 74171
Status: In Stock
$44.95
Hold these prisms up to the light and watch as the rays disperse through them and refract off the different angles creating a magical rainbow of mesmerizing colors. Change up the color or the level of brightness on your light source and rotate your prisms to get a variety of different light patterns and colors. Set includes: 7 Polished acrylic prisms in a variety of shapes and sizes, and a Storage box.
Small Mirror Numbers
Small Mirror Numbers
Item: 63828
Status: In Stock
$11.95
3 years & up. Set of 14 laser cut double-sided mirror numbers from 0 to 9, including two styles of the numbers 4 and 7 and an additional 1 and 0. Made from highly reflective acrylic. A sensory manipulative for children to experience as they feel, see, play with and trace around. Perfect for light play and sand and water experiences. All pieces come with a small hole at the top so they can be strung up to create mobile displays.
Tabletop Light Box
Tabletop Light Box
Item: 89684
Status: In Stock
$314.95
This light table fits where space is limited. Accommodates 4 prism bases for brick play. Prism bricks and plates sold separately. Measures 7"H x 25.5"W x 25.5"D.
Magtronix Starter and Expansion Set
Magtronix Starter and Expansion Set
Item: 147645P
Status: In Stock
$39.95 - $79.95
5 years & up. Build your own working electronic circuits by piecing together magnetic circuit blocks in a variety of different combinations with the Magnatronix Starter and Expansion Set. Take on the challenge of following the circuit pattern ideas featured in the activity guide or make up your own circuit patterns as you learn the basics of systems engineering. Develops children's fine motor and problem-solving skills through STEM-based play. Both the Starter and the Expansion pack require… More »
Shatterproof Safety Mirrors - Set of 12
Shatterproof Safety Mirrors - Set of 12
Item: 84425
Status: In Stock
$24.95
Explore light and reflection safely with this set of 12 shatterproof mirrors. Each mirror is 3" x 4".
Elenco® MyHome Snap Circuits® - Electricity Projects
Elenco® MyHome Snap Circuits® - Electricity Projects
Item: 147895
Status: In Stock
$71.95
8 years & up. Does your kiddo ask questions on how just about everything works? Then this is the science kit for them! Children and users gain the knowledge of electricity, circuitry, automatic lights, motion detectors, security systems, and so much more. The kit comes with thirty plus projects involved with building a house with real, working 3-D circuits just like the ones they use every day in their own home. Includes 60 pieces.