Inquiry & Investigation

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STEM Exploration Table
STEM Exploration Table
Item: 29425
Status: In Stock
$659.95
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 »
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
$54.95
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 8.5" 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 »
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 »
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 »
Science Experiment Tool Box
Science Experiment Tool Box
Item: 142466
Status: In Stock
$40.95
4 years & up. This Science Experiment Tool Box features everything needed for young scientists and inventors to conduct six exciting experiments. Each experiment creates a device that teaches various scientific principles including momentum, potential energy, and the conservation of energy. Unleash creativity by using the different to conduct new experiments and invent new devices. Ideal for promoting STEAM concepts and experiences. Tool Box measures 11.8" x 10.5" x 3.4".
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 »
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 »
Splashology! Water Lab
Splashology! Water Lab
Item: 147582
Status: In Stock
$21.95
3 years & up. Discover the wonders of water! This 19-piece Splashology! Water Lab features waves of water-ready activities that introduce aspiring scientists to the concepts of volume, buoyancy, flow, and more with every splish and splash. Kids can dive into seven splash-filled experiments or explore all of the splashes and bubbles of each piece with parental supervision. Ride the waves with the Floaty Boat tray, squirt streams of water with the Splash Syringe, or turn your sink into homemade… More »
Discovery Boxed & Marine Life Set
Discovery Boxed & Marine Life Set
Item: 147295P
Status: In Stock
$10.95 - $32.95
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 »
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.
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.
Treasure Tubes - Primary Colors Set of 8
Treasure Tubes - Primary Colors Set of 8
Item: 31386
Status: In Stock
$54.95
3 years & up. Children can easily collect, curate, experiment with, and display found objects and liquids with these sturdy, colorful acrylic Treasure Tubes for 360 degree viewing. The lids sit on top of the tubes and do not secure, making it easy to add trinkets, natural materials, and sensory objects to observe, display, and rattle. Ideal for color and sound exploration and light table activities. Holds marbles, beads, twigs, leaves, small toys and more. Stack the tubes on top of each other… More »
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"
Oobleck Colorful Substance - Set of 6
Oobleck Colorful Substance - Set of 6
Item: 33289
Status: In Stock
$62.95
4 years & up. Looking for an easy and fun kid's science kit? Steve Spangler's Oobleck is a special mixture of powders created to replicate quicksand. Children of all ages will find hours of fun and learning with Oobleck. Simply adding water turns the powder into a liquid and a solid depending on the force used to move the matter. Easy clean up plus, it doesn't stain your hands. Oobleck is safe, non-toxic and can be dried out and reused time and time again to keep the imagination and learning… More »
Steve Spanglers's Insta-Snow®
Steve Spanglers's Insta-Snow®
Item: 33285
Status: In Stock
$22.95
4 years & up. Looking for an easy and fun kid's science kit? Steve Spangler's Insta-Snow is a special mixture of powders in which you can have a snow day any day with this cool polymer powder! Just add water to the powder and watch it erupt into fluffy white "snow" in seconds! Kids won't believe their eyes! Let it dry and reuse it again and again. Teaches about the science of polymers, matter and its interactions and water absorption. Includes Insta-snow approx. 1 pound, measuring… More »
Sensory Tray Accessory Kit
Sensory Tray Accessory Kit
Item: 63599
Status: In Stock
$51.95
3 years & up. Explore a range of activities and experiences with this exciting Sensory Tray Accessory Kit. These colorful pieces are a great way to promote sensory learning. Use the tray to pour your sensory materials such as sand or goo without a mess left on the table. Encourage children to explore textures, smells, colors, and more using the tools provided. This kit includes 50 Skyscraper Building Cards, 50 Super Topplers, 1 lb (454 g) of colored rice, 4 Junior Goo Spreaders, 10 Squiggle… More »
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.
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.
Peekaboo Sound Boxes
Peekaboo Sound Boxes
Item: 63294
Status: In Stock
$49.95
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.
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.