7 years & up. Develop a knack to stack! No glue or connectors required -- simply stack wood planks to create buildings, monuments, and geometric forms. It's the ideal activity to help children gain an understanding of balance and proportion, as well as interest in architecture, building, and design. Set includes: 200 pine planks and an idea booklet.
7 years & up. Construct tracks of tunnels, funnels, ramps, and chutes, then set the ball rolling and watch your creation come to life. The open-ended, no rules play promotes experimentation, creativity, and problem solving, which are key mental skills for aspiring young engineers and architects. As children build through trial and error, they gain an early understanding of physics and engineering concepts like balance and structural stability. No glue and no connectors means structures are vulnerable… More »
Grades 4 & up. Build all 5 simple machines at once in science centers. Students can construct, examine and explain simple machines to develop a deeper understanding of how they make work easier. Contains enough pieces to build a lever, pulley, inclined plane, wheel and axle, and wedge all at the same time! Modify machines with 4 included weights (two 5g and two 10g), plus 8 included rubber bands to explore effort, force, load, motion and distance. Includes 63 pieces and activity guide.
3 years & up. Three sets of loose stones includes: assorted tumbled stones, rock crystal with rainbow tumbled stones, and agate tumbled stones. Each set has approximately 30-35 stones equal to 1 pound and are approximately 1"L. Perfect for loose parts activities, sorting, and discovery.
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 »
Grades 4 - 8. The Pulleys in Motion Class Set provides hands-on activities that give students practical experience with this simple machine. Includes 18 single pulleys, 12 double pulleys, and 12 triple pulleys along with spring scales, twine, pulley links and a 32-page resource guide! 70 pieces total!
8 years & up. Experience the power of gravity with the Gravitrax Starter Set! Build your own action-packed track system to send your marbles racing while learning about gravity, magnetism, and kinetics. With over 100 pieces and 18 different construction elements, discover how the laws of physics affect the track your marble takes with curves, crosses, freefalls, and even a cannon. Experiment using different heights and angles to control the speed of the ball. Build your track using the construction… More »