Young children are born scientists with an innate desire to analyze and investigate the world around them. Creative Investigations in Early Science helps educators expand and encourage young learners' inquisitive nature as they explore the physical, life, and earth sciences. Paperback. 100 pages.
Most preschool teachers have musical instruments in their classrooms, but may not realize they can use them for science explorations. In this book, discover 100 activities that let children ages 3-6 explore the science of music and sound using materials easy to find for a preschool classroom. Children will use their bodies to create sounds, explore the relationship between size and pitch, investigate how tempo affects the way we listen to sounds, create musical instruments, and much more. From the… More »
Parents are eager to help their children learn, but teaching young children complicated scientific and mathematical concepts can be intimidating. Simple STEAM helps parents realize they don't need to be engineers or scientists to support STEAM learning. Help children explore STEAM concepts with fun and engaging activities. Discover STEAM learning opportunities in everyday activities and experiences. Prepare children for kindergarten and build crucial 21st century learning skills, including collaboration,… More »
This 12-piece poster set depicts children engaging in healthy habits. The 11" x 17" real images are perfect for teaching children about living a healthy lifestyle and establishing good health habits early on.
Recycle old newspaper into perfect seedling pots. Simply wrap newspaper around the wooden cylinder, tuck the excess paper under, and press into the base to secure. You are now ready to fill the pot with soil and plant your seeds. When the seedling is ready for transplanting, plant in the garden, newspaper pot and all! Made in the USA.
2 years & up. Bring the feel of the outdoors inside with these vibrant, real-image play mats. The polyester surface is extremely lifelike and is sure to captivate young learners. Each mat measures 59"L x 39 1/2"W.
This set of 90 colorful cards feature an array of photos from all food groups and cultures. Foods are identified in both English and Spanish. Use these cards as a foundation to learn and discuss nutrition. Photo Cards measure 4.25" x 5".
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.
While the visual and performing arts are powerful curricular companions to early STEM experiences, educators may not have the tools and resources to introduce art beyond painting and drawing. Creative Investigations in Early Art provides them with an inquisitive, explorative approach to boost young learners? creativity and critical-thinking, communication, and problem-solving skills through artistic expression. Paperback. 112 pages.
18 months & up. This set of 5 vibrant and chunky garden insects introduce children to common bugs. Includes matching photo activity cards with real images and fun facts about each insect. Insects measure 5" each.
18 months & up. The smooth, pleasing texture of the River Rocks invites children to engage in one of the early STEM activities listed in the included set of activity cards. Children can stack, sort, and use the River Rocks in the water table and a variety of other areas in the learning environment. Children will build a strong foundation in basic science, technology, engineering, and math skills. Incorporating River Rocks into the learning environment is the perfect way to introduce STEM for… More »
2 years & up. This realistic set of speckled eggs contains three pairs with matching sounds. Highly tactile and enormously appealing, the eggs are a simple and enjoyable way to help children develop early auditory discrimination skills. Children will delight in finding out which eggs go together and have the same sound--and then mixing them up again to have another turn! Contains 6 eggs measuring 2.5"x 1.875" inches 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 »
Make hand washing more hygienic with this touch-free, mess-free soap dispenser. Change the amount of soap dispensed with a touch of a button. Easy-to-fill wide opening. Includes a handy removable storage caddy. Requires 4 AA batteries, not included, 13 fl. oz.
Help keep infant rooms clean with these disposable shoe covers. The one size fits up to men's 10 1/2 shoe. Made of 100% spun-bond polypropylene. Features a non-skid bottom and elastic around the top to keep secure. Perfect for outside visitor and parents! 150 pairs.
This set of 52 interactive STEM ideas will provide caregivers with a year's worth of weekly STEM activities for young children. These simple and straightforward ideas are enjoyable for families and children alike, and they're a great way to promote STEM activities for toddlers. Cards measure 5" x 5" and store in a sturdy plastic container.
"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.
A small scale that does big jobs, this compact, heavy duty scale is perfect for small classrooms and science labs with little counter space. The large, clear digital readout and TARE button make it easy for younger and older learners alike to use this vital tool. Comes with 2 AA batteries, and a MODE button for easy conversion between grams, pounds and ounces. Capacity 5000 g/176.4 oz., Accuracy 1.0 g/0.05 oz., Weighting Modes grams/pounds/oz., Platform Size 5" diameter.
18 months & up. Freestanding table with built-in electrical lights invites children to explore color mixing, light, and shadows. Adult supervision. (Prism bricks and plates sold separately.) Minor assembly required. Measures 15"H x 25 1/2"W x 25 1/2"D.
18 months & up. Enrich children's science exploration with color paddles. Children will enjoy color mixing on a light table or outdoors in natural sunlight. Translucent 5 1/2"L colors paddles in six vibrant colors: red, yellow, orange, green, blue, and purple. Set of 18 includes three of each color.