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 »
12 months & up. Sized perfectly for smaller hands, these brightly colored Shadow Catcher Lights are the perfect beginners' flashlight. Toddlers will experience light through colorful shadows in red, blue, green, and tri-color. These exciting lights promote sensory play, fine motor skills, exploration, and color recognition. Encourage children to make shadow puppets or shapes with their hands to cast on the wall. These lights are also great to use for a nightlight. Batteries included. Set of 3 lights.
Birth & up. This set of six reflective mirror balls all look identical, but have individual characteristics. Some wobble when rolled, or turn and won't roll in a straight line, some feel funny when twisted, spun or shaken and others make different shaker or rattle sounds. The shiny mirror surface provides a distorted fish-eye lens reflection which is fascinating for children to observe. They are robustly constructed from hard wearing stainless steel, are lightweight, smooth and tactile to handle… More »
Birth & up. A set of four reflective mirror surface balls provides a distorted fish-eye lens reflection in which children will want to observe. They will be fascinated to see items placed close to the mirrors including their own faces enlarged and close-up. Made from hard wearing stainless steel, these beautiful, smooth tactile balls are robustly constructed without being too heavy and therefore can be handled by young children with ease. They can be used indoors or outdoors and provides a focal… More »
Sit back, relax and let this fun timer soothe your nerves! When you turn the timer over the colorful liquid drops drip and roll at a soothing pace. You'll be mesmerized. Each lasts for approximately one minute. Great for all ages and can be used for stress/relaxation, quiet time or a refocusing prop. Measures 3.75" x 5.25" x 1.25". Colors may vary.
Birth & up. Observe shapes and colors with this 8-piece set of Perception Cubes! These cubes measure 1.25" and are made of durable acrylic, making them ideal for all ages. The cubes can be used on a light table to observe color mixing. When cubes are held at an angle, many squares and rectangles appear inside for fascinating visual effects! The colorful sensory cubes make great additions to sensory stations and quiet corners. The tough acrylic also makes them ideal for water play. The cubes… More »
Birth & up. Your child can observe the wonders of light as they look through the Perception Spheres! Children can discover how light behaves and see the world from a different and distorted angle in various colors. The spheres are smooth, pleasing, and sized just right for little hands to hold. Ideal for babies sensory play or older children can look through the spheres to observe the world around them. Includes eight perception spheres in different translucent colors. Spheres measure 2" in diameter.