18 months & up. This set of five vibrant and chunky garden insects introduces children to common bugs found outside. This set of easy to grip critters includes matching photo activity cards with real images and fun facts about each insect. To take learning outside, have children look around their environment and spot some of the insects on their cards. Use these award-winning insects for dramatic play as well. Insects measure 5" each.
The aesthetic appeal of a bowl with the filtration of a technologically advanced aquarium. Receive everything you need to get started in one box - just add fish and water! Safe acrylic construction is stronger and safer than glass, 5 stages of filtration mean lower maintenance and healthier fish. Includes, tank, rocks, easily replaceable filter cartridge, light, and comprehensive instruction guide. 16"H x 15 1/2"W X 15 /2"D. Do not place aquarium near a window because of fire risk.… More »
The biOrb single service kit is suitable for one filter change and includes a replacement filter cartridge, algae cleaning cloth and sachet of water preparation chemicals. The algae cloth helps to remove green algae that may form inside the aquarium and the chemicals assist in keeping the water clear and clean to provide the best environment possible for your fish. The easy filtration change system in the biOrb is effective and simple to do, which is beneficial to the fish and the fish keeper. A… More »
Makes partial water changes easy and effective with minimum effort. A couple of squeezes on the hand pump is all that is needed to get the pump working. While emptying water from the aquarium the cleaner pump will also suck up dirt and debris from the bottom. The cleaner pump can also be used to pump water back into the aquarium, eliminating the need to struggle with heavy buckets of water. Use with the BiOrb 8 Gallon Aquarium (item #86387).
Watch and learn as the plants grow! This planting shelf provides an engaging way for children to learn how plants grow as they plant the seeds, water the soil, and follow the evolution of plant life. Constructed in beautiful, durable birch laminate in safe, non-toxic natural UV finish. For indoor use only. Includes 14 small potting trays and 7 tubular flower holders. GreenGuard Gold certified. Made in the USA.
2 years & up. Support children's growing understanding of the world around them with this realistic set of 8 bugs. Set includes an ant, beetle, butterfly, centipede, dragonfly, ladybug, spider and woodlouse. Made from a special stone mix for added durability makes these bugs perfect for outdoor use. Each stone measures approximately 3 1/2". Magnifying glass and brushes are not included.
The biOrb Classic 15 liter aquarium is a simple starter aquarium which can be up and running in no time. Everything you need is together in one box -- all you need to add is water and fish. The aquarium is made from acrylic, which is stronger and safer than glass. Easy maintenance includes replacing the filter from the biological filtration system every six weeks, and changing a third of the water every two weeks. The aquarium is equipped with a standard LED light. Measures 11 3/4" diameter… More »
Sea Beans are seeds from trees and vines that grow along tropical shores. They wash into the ocean, drift and are collected. The seeds are a beautiful, natural element for investigations, sorting, sand and water play and more."
18 months & up. Little ones will be fascinated by these real specimens embedded in easy-to-hold viewers. Teach early biology with four different specimens to view within the views: a green chafer beetle, a yellow butterfly, orange larkspur flower, and a bean sprout. The magnifying-shaped item that holds the specimens are made of lightweight, unbreakable acrylic. Viewers measure 3.5"W x 6.5"L x .875"D.
18 months & up. Introduce science and life cycle concepts to toddlers and preschoolers with this 12 piece set. The chicken lifecycle is represented from the egg, hatching, baby and adult stages with easy to hold colorful models. The butterfly's 4 stages are egg, caterpillar, cocoon and finally the butterful. The ladybug stages go from egss to the adult ladybug.
2 years & up. Fossils inspire children's imagination and excite young learners. They will delight in discovering and examining this set of 8 realistic and tactile specimens. The set includes ammonite, clam shell, fern leaf, preserved leaves, sea urchin, shark's tooth, shrimp and trilobite. Made from a unique stone mix, they are durable enough to be used outdoors. Each fossil measures approximately 3 1/2". Magnifying glass and brushes are not included.
2 years & up. This colorful set of 15 dinosaur themed puzzle cards provides children with an excellent introduction to their favorite dinosaur creature. Each card features a picture of a unique dinosaur. Children will learn to recognize many different dinosaurs by simply matching the correct pieces to complete the puzzle. The puzzles are self-correcting as no two puzzle cuts are the same.
18 months & up. Explore shapes and patterns in nature with this set of 12 wooden leaf tiles. Bring the outside in by using the tiles to make leaf rubbings, printings and molds of each leaf species. Includes 2 tiles of 6 different leaf patterns: oak, birch, aspen, maple, sweet chestnut and beech. Made from sustainably sourced beech wood. Tiles measure 2 1/2".
These cute little owls are a great addition to a child's toy collection! Encourages dramatic play and imagination. Learn about different types of owls and their habitats with cute cuddly stuffed animals. Set includes 3 cuddly owls measuring 4.5 " each. Perfect size for little one's to cuddle with, not only at home, but on the go as well!
2 years & up. Invite children into a world of outdoor exploration as they seek out objects of certain colors and textures and complete early childhood sorting activities. The 24 tiles encourage three methods of discovery: by color, by texture, and by the object itself. Children can bring pieces of nature inside to sort or go on a nature hunt to find the natural items that match the words specified on the tiles. Either way, children are sure to enjoy the interactive indoor/outdoor component of… More »
3 years & up. Develop skills in sequencing, memory, observation, and logic with 12 sets of four-step sequence stories. Includes 48 thick and durable real-image picture cards, activity card, and storage box. Pocket chart sold separately.
3 years & up. Three stages - one puppet! This Monarch Life Cycle Hand Puppet changes from caterpillar to chrysalis to an adult monarch butterfly. Utilize the zippers to tuck and reveal one stage to the next and witness the life cycle of a butterfly unfold right before your eyes! Once metamorphosis is complete, insert your hands into the wings of the adult monarch to flap its wings to simulate flight. Encourages pretend play and story-telling. Wingspan measures 22".
2 years & up. Lightweight modular planting blocks make gardening fun and easy for children of all ages! Blocks stack easily to create a variety of growing patterns. Blocks keep water contained for indoor use, or can be used outdoors. The blocks offer a fun way to encourage science and nature exploration. Includes 6 pieces.
3 years & up. Students compare the similarities and differences as they learn about the life cycle of these insects. Each book describes how they hatch, develop, and live in their environment. Paperbacks.