Students will be thrilled to understand the basics behind how wind, rain, and snow are formed. Kaplan offers books and activity kits that explore how weather and climate work through simple explanations and lessons.
3 years & up. Reinforce weather and the four seasons and make learning fun with this bingo game using real images. Great for in home or classroom learning. Up to 20 players with 30 calling cards and tokens included.
This poster set features 12 vivid images depicting different types of weather from around the world. Engage children by asking them if they know what the weather is, have they experienced it and where it might be. Weather images include rainbow, drought, hail and cloudy. Posters measure 11" x 17". Set of 12.
6 years & up. This large wall-mount thermometer clearly gives temperature in both Celsius and Fahrenheit scales. Recessed tube prevents accidents. Temperature ranges: -40 to 50 degrees Celsius and -40 to 120 degrees Fahrenheit. Use indoors or out. Measures 15"H x 3"W.
2 years & up. Set of 10 colorful stones are engraved with different weather conditions, offering a tactile way to discuss seasonal changes, temperature and daily weather. Also a great tool to reinforce science and language skills. Stones are approximately 2" each. Colors may vary.
3 years & up. Celebrate the seasons with this wonderful Seasons Changing Flannel Board Pre-Cut Felt Set. This set is perfect for interactive reading and lessons about how nature changes with the seasons. Children will love recreating the fall harvest with the seasonal accessories. This felt set is designed to be used on top of flannelboards that are at least 24" wide. Washable and colorfast for years of use. Available separately or in a complete set of 4. Washable and colorfast. Flannelboard not included.
3 years & up. Discover a world of weather and how to dress for it! This set covers weather during each season and includes 3 labels to track weather: yesterday, today, and tomorrow. Set contains 7" Wally figure, assortment of felt clothing, 4 seasonal scenes, bilingual lesson guide and sequencing strips, felt thermometer, and 18 weather-related icons. Made in the USA.
3 years & up. Let children explore weather through this Weather Sensory Bin. Along with lots of materials you get an activity guide co-written by Dr. Laura Bailet. She introduces the sensory bin and fun ways parents, teachers and children can use it. Create a thunderstorm or snow, make a rainbow and explore the textures and sounds of each type of weather.
5 years & up. Give your children an exciting extreme weather lesson with this fun Create and Contain Realistic Tiny Tornado in a Can for Interactive Weather Learning. With a simple twist of the wrist, a realistic, tiny tornado is produced from the white foam clouds. Hold the can to the light and watch the iridescent currents swirl. This activity promotes STEM learning, discovery, and sensory learning. Tornado facts are printed on the back of the container. Use this activity over tornado safety… More »
4 years & up. Create snow anytime, in any climate with this Realistic Snow Creation Kit for Science Lessons in Any Season! The enchanting 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! Children will learn about color mixing, mass, evaporation, and much more. The classroom kit contains enough materials for 12 children and the 1 lb bucket makes more than… More »
2 years & up. Take learning to the outdoors with these engaging Adventures Outdoors Idea Cards. This card set has been designed to offer portable inspiration whatever the weather. Printed on durable plastic, each pack contains 30 photographs with activity ideas on the reverse. This set encourages outdoor learning, exploration, and gross motor skills. The cards come on a sturdy metal ring to keep them organized.
3 years & up. Reusable indoor dirt that is easy to mold with simple clean up. Make tracks, bury and Dig out whatever you choose. Shape dirt and disburse to form different and unique shapes and patterns indoors. Safe and non-toxic formula. Made from all natural materials. Cleanest dirt that is mess and germ free. Other items shown are not included.
12 months & up. Introduce young children to the four seasons and how to dress for the weather. Each season is made up of 3 puzzle pieces and each season fits together to make one larger puzzle. Flip each season over to reveal a seasonal stencil for added enrichment. Completed puzzle measures approximately 9.25" in diameter.
3 years & up. This magnetic, dry erase calendar teaches, time, weather and vocabulary! Children interact and learn about the days of the week and months of the year while increasing their vocabulary knowledge. There are 18 weather related magnetic pictures and 45 word tiles (20 weather words, 22 calendar words). 3 blank picture tiles and 3 blank calendar word tiles are included so that teachers can add words and pictures of their own. 23.5" L x 32"W.
3 years & up. Introduce children to the ever changing weather with these exciting Weather Basics Early STEM Learning Books with Photos. This set of books discusses different facts about weather and displays high quality photos of the weather. Encourage children to discuss their favorite weather conditions. Use these books to talk about safety during different weather conditions. Paperback. Set of 6 books.
3 years & up. Enhance your weather lessons with this fun art kit. Children can create a picture of the weather they see outside, from places they have been or weather they learned about in class. The stencils represent different weather patterns including rain, snow, rainbows, clouds and more. The reusable stampers enhance the scene and can be cleaned with warm soap and water. Set includes 10 stencils and 6 giant stamps.
3 years & up. "Why did that happen?" "How does that work?" "What will happen if . . . ?" Young children ask questions about the world around them all day long. They are filled with curiosity and the desire to learn. Bubbles, Rainbows and Worms teaches children about the world, using hands-on experiments about plants, the environment, air and water, and the senses. 111 pages.
Packed with more than 70 ways to invigorate play with sand and water tables while encouraging problem solving skills, fine and gross motor creativity, and imagination. Children will learn creative ways to explore and discover on their own!
From 'Down by the Bay' to 'I Love the Mountains', children will sing and learn about our wonderful world. The enclosed CD features 25 fun songs, old favorites and originals. The book offers more than 300 activities that help children appreciate the amazing planet earth that we call home. All children love to sing and learn, so the book includes both English language learner strategies and special needs adaptations.
3 years & up. Teach children about different types of weather with this fun illustrated series. Each book has questions at the end teachers can use to further the conversation about weather. Set of 4. Hardcover.
"Jump into Science" is the perfect way to turn children's love of active games into learning opportunities! The activities in each chapter are organized by level of difficulty and each one incorporates fun, exciting science experiences with movement. Most activities require few or no materials and include related children's books or music to extend the learning. The science skills index is an invaluable reference tool giving teachers flexibility to plan around children's interests. Paperback. 132 pages.
From 'Ten Little Monkeys' to 'The Bear Went Over the Mountain', children will sing and learn about the animals they love. The enclosed CD features 27 songs, old favorites and originals, the book offers more than 300 activities that teach children about zoo animals, farm animals, and pets. All children love to sing and learn, so the book includes both English language learner strategies and special needs adaptations.
Develop the natural scientist in every child with 260 hands-on science activities and ideas. Build science skills such as classification, measurement, time and space relationships, prediction, inference and numbers. 205 pages.
3 years & up. Introduce STEM concepts to your class with this exciting Science Is Simple Engaging STEM Activities Book for Preschoolers. Like learning to count or read, understanding the fascinating world of science is an essential skill. This innovative book encourages young children to predict outcomes, ask questions, and investigate answers. Watch preschoolers develop essential observational and analytical skills as they eagerly jump into the hands-on, interactive process that is science.