Inquiry & Investigation

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STEM Exploration Table
STEM Exploration Table
Item: 29425
Status: In Stock
$649.95
4 years & up. This state-of-the-art interactive STEM table with 2 locking casters offers multiple, hands-on STEM learning experiences. Young learners can engage in a variety of child-guided experimental and investigative activities. The six activity blocks fit perfectly into either of the two recessed areas and give children the opportunity to experiment with magnets, heat, magnification, and more! Plenty of storage to accommodate a variety of supplies and specimens. Bins included! Measures… More »
Light Cube
Light Cube
Item: 27915
Status: In Stock
$259.95
3 years & up. This rugged light cube is portable, durable, and rechargeable. It even strobes, flashes, and changes color with the touch of a button! The cube is the perfect size for individual and small group play. Young children can stand or kneel at the cube and engage in focused, quiet play. The easy-to-clean surface is ideal for art and exploration activities both indoors and outdoors. Use the cube for examining transparent and opaque objects. Add interest to counting, sorting, sequencing,… More »
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 »
Ramptastic - STEM Ramp for Testing Velocity on Different Surfaces
Ramptastic - STEM Ramp for Testing Velocity on Different Surfaces
Item: 63780
Status: In Stock
$52.95
3 years & up. This sturdy wooden incline ramp invites children to explore STEM concepts through prediction and experimentation. The six varying textures give children the opportunity to test the effects of surfacing, weight, and velocity on the potential speed and function of different objects. Ramptastic also introduces simple machines to children and is the perfect addition to the STEM toys in your classroom. Activity cards included. Cars sold separately. Measures 4.5" H x 4.5" W x 12.5" L.
STEM Journals - Set of 10
STEM Journals - Set of 10
Item: 86303
Status: In Stock
$21.95
3 years & up. This 8 page STEM Journal outlines how to utilize the scientific process in an early childhood classroom. Each of the 8 1/2" x 11" pages provide a space for children to draw pictures along with developmentally appropriate lines to write text as they utilize the scientific method. Perfect addition to any science center! Set of 10 journals.
Light Cube Accessory Kit
Light Cube Accessory Kit
Item: 27916
Status: In Stock
$51.95
3 years & up. This Light Cube Accessory Kit is the perfect light table starter kit for younger students! The kit features tons of safe and colorful materials to play with on the Light Cube (sold separately #27915). Count and sort beautiful bead shapes, examine details in x-rays, layer Optical Illusion sheets to discover interesting patterns, drop paint onto the washable surface, and drag paint scrapers on top to make swirls and lines. Includes: 5 clear plastic trays that fit snugly on the Light… More »
Discovery Boxed & Marine Life Set
Discovery Boxed & Marine Life Set
Item: 147295P
Status: In Stock
$9.95 - $28.95
3 years & up. It's easy to go on an adventure with the View-Master! With bigger and brighter images, this favorite childhood toy has a fresh new look. Take a safari through Africa, swim with dazzling fish, or experience pre-historic life with each View-Master reel. Venture beyond the deep ocean and explore amazing 3D images of marine life. Reels are compatible with all View-Master viewers. Includes: View-Master Viewer, Set of 3 reels containing a total of 21 3D images, Set of 3 Marine Life reels… More »
Simply Science® Magnet Mania Kit
Simply Science® Magnet Mania Kit
Item: 146554P
Status: In Stock
$18.95 - $53.95
4 years & up. Explore the magic of magnetism all with the wave of a wand! Kids can experience the power of magnets by using brightly colored wands and accessories for endless fun. Each kit includes: 2 Magnetic wands, 10 Magnet marbles, 50 Metal-rimmed counting chips, and an Activity booklet. Purchase 3 kits together as a set or buy individually.
Clear Safety Goggles
Clear Safety Goggles
Item: 86104P
Status: In Stock
$4.95 - $13.95
Teach safe practices with these vinyl goggles featuring secure straps. One size fits all. Available individually or in a set of 3.
Crazy Aaron's Putty
Crazy Aaron's Putty
Item: 63737P
Status: In Stock
$14.95
$9.95
3 years & up. Experience glow-in-the dark effects and heat-changing colors, encouraging investigation and discovery. There are three different types of putty: Chameleon Hypercolor Putty where a tropical green explodes into a bright fluorescent yellow with just a touch of heat; Super Scarab Illusions Putty with an incredible color shift from blue into purple right through to red and copper; and Liquid Glass Crystal Putty that starts out clear as glass then develops a cloudy appearance that quickly… More »
Buzzerks® Bug Goggles
Buzzerks® Bug Goggles
Item: 63315P
Status: In Stock
$10.95 - $20.95
4 years & up. Look like a bug! See like a bug! These unique hinged prismatic glasses let you experience insect sight through compound eyes. Flip the lenses back when you want a clear-eyed view . Bug Goggles Buzzerks® Eyewear portrays super realistic insect detail. Features antennae, mandibles and legs that double as earpieces Made of durable plastic and measure apporoximately 4" x 5" by 3.5". Colors may vary.
Kinetic Sand™
Kinetic Sand™
Item: 62841P
Status: In Stock
$16.95 - $49.95
3 years & up. Designed to stimulate fine motor, sensory, and cognitive development, Kinetic Sand™ is indoor play sand with properties of motion. Mold it into endless shapes and watch as it melts before your eyes. It's perfect for open-ended, non-directed play and leaves no sand or residue on your hands. Kinetic Sand™ is also great for kids with allergies - it is wheat, gluten and casein free and 100% safe and non-toxic.
Miracle Snow
Miracle Snow
Item: 95432P
Status: In Stock
$22.95 - $26.95
4 years & up. Miracle Snow lasts for weeks, expands up to 100 times its size, is totally reusable, and looks like real snow! Simply stir the powder into water and watch it turn into fluffy, sparkling, shiny snow! Learn about color mixing, mass, evaporation, and much more. Classroom kit contains enough materials for 12 children and the 1 lb. bucket makes more than 5 gallons of snow. Each available separately.
Science Exploration Table
Science Exploration Table
Item: 70903
Status: In Stock
$369.95
3 years & up. Children can show off their projects, examine up close and display their exhibits easily with this exploration table. There are four compartment areas with 2 acrylic sliding panels that cover fragile nature collections and two removable mirror reflection boxes that insert into each end of the display areas. Shelf storage is accessible from both sides of the table to allow easy access for additional supplies. 24"H x 47"L x 14"D. Accessories are not included.
Kaplan Classroom Science Set
Kaplan Classroom Science Set
Item: 62837
Status: In Stock
$201.95
3 years & up. As children study and practice science, provide them with opportunities to approach problems in different ways. The open-ended, hands-on materials in this kit help make the crucial repetition of concepts engaging, promote inquiry and investigation, and invite students to explore everything from color mixing to the properties of magnetism. Aligns with State Standards.
Transparent Light and Color Blocks - 108 Pieces
Transparent Light and Color Blocks - 108 Pieces
Item: 31535
Status: In Stock
$52.95
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 15/16" x 1 5/16". 108 piece set.
Bee-Bot® Rechargeable Robot - Set of 6
Bee-Bot® Rechargeable Robot - Set of 6
Item: 62984
Status: In Stock
$474.95
3 years & up. The Bee-Bot® is a programmable floor robot that is ideal for teaching control, directional language, and programming to children. It has a sturdy and small design with clear and bright buttons and a memory of up to 40 steps. Sounds and flashing eyes confirm your instructions. Exciting way to introduce sequencing and can be used for individual or collaborative play. Rechargeable using the included USB cord attached to any computer. Set of 6 Bee-Bot® Rechargeable Robots.
Bee-Bot® Starter Pack
Bee-Bot® Starter Pack
Item: 62968
Status: In Stock
$209.95
3 years & up. Use this Bee-Bot® Starter Pack as an exciting way to introduce sequencing to children. This set has a range of materials guaranteed to keep you busy for hours, planning routes and courses and creating your own mat designs. Includes: 1 rechargeable Bee-Bot®, 4 activity mats (Treasure Island mat, 2 transparent grid mats, and Busy Street mat), 49 sequence cards, and a USB cord to reacharge the Bee-Bot® on any computer. One-year warranty.
Bee-Bot® Docking Station
Bee-Bot® Docking Station
Item: 62969
Status: In Stock
$50.95
3 years & up. This docking station is not only easy to carry around your setting, but is an excellent storage device for a class set of Bee-Bots. It can be wall mounted with six Bee-bots docked. Charge your Bee-Bots within half a day for approximately four hours of normal use. Bee-Bots are not included. Bee-Bots are sold separately (item #62984). One-year warranty.
Kids First Automobile Engineer
Kids First Automobile Engineer
Item: 143946
Status: In Stock
$52.95
3 years & up. Read the story of two inquisitive kids and build simple models of the vehicles they encounter on their comical trip to the supermarket with their dad. Along this roundabout journey, the kids build various vehicles to help the people in their town solve problems and complete tasks. As you follow the story, you can build models of the 10 vehicles in the story. Large, colorful plastic building pieces make it easy for small hands to put the models together. This 70-piece science kit… More »
Kids First Science Laboratory Experiment Kit
Kids First Science Laboratory Experiment Kit
Item: 143948
Status: In Stock
$52.95
3 years & up. Inspire young children to explore and learn about the world around them through experimentation, observation, and play. This Science Laboratory Kit by Thames & Kosmos comes with everything your little ones need to experiment freely and learn about science and the way the world works. Encourages creativity and fosters natural curiosity with unique laboratory tools and fun STEM related activities. Storage case measures 14.7" x 6.3" x 9.4" and manual measures 5.5"… More »
Primary Science Big View Telescope
Primary Science Big View Telescope
Item: 145154
Status: In Stock
$25.95
3 years & up. Reach for the stars! The power of discovery is in your hands with this perfect first telescope featuring a focus knob, soft rubber eyepiece, and 20x magnification for easy viewing. Use the adjustable tripod or remove the telescope for on-the-go exploration. It's never too early to start exploring! Telescope measures 10"L.
Peekaboo Sound Boxes
Peekaboo Sound Boxes
Item: 63294
Status: In Stock
$44.95
3 years & up. Let's make some noise with these fun sound shakers! These sturdy wooden boxes are easy to grip. Have children shake the wooden cubes to hear each unique sound and find its match. To self-correct, simply look through the provided translucent-colored, acrylic base. These Peekaboo Sound Boxes develop matching, concentration, fine motor, sensory, problem solving, and cognitive skills. The set includes 12 sound boxes with six unique sounds and a storage base.
Primary Science Classroom Bundle
Primary Science Classroom Bundle
Item: 29980
Status: In Stock
$219.95
$175.95
3 years & up. Equip your classroom with all the essentials for science discoveries! This Primary Science Classroom Bundle supports the exploration of a variety of science topics and is specifically designed for little hands. Promote inquiry-based learning as young students hypothesize, investigate, and form conclusions. Includes: Jumbo Test Tubes (set of 6 in a stand), Jumbo Eye Droppers (set of 6 in a stand), Jumbo Magnifiers (set of 6 in a stand), Safety Glasses (set of 6 in a stand), Mighty… More »