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 »
3 years & up. Encourage children to protect the earth by increasing environmental awareness. One large board and 20 tiles. Match the recyclable item with the correct recycling bin. Activity guide included.
4 years & up. Join these playful pups in early coding fun! This 15-piece Coding Critters set features interactive pets Ranger and his friend Zip along with a playset including a house, slide, tennis ball launcher, and more. Play fetch, hide and seek, and other fun games with the pet playset or create your own coding stories and challenges. When you are not coding, you can pet, feed, and take care of Ranger just like a real pet in Play Mode. Read along and explore the coding adventures in the… More »
3 years & up. This 8 page STEM Journal outlines how to utilize the scientific process in an early childhood classroom. Each of the 8 1/2" 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.
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 1/2"H x 4 1/2"W x 12 1/2"L.
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.
Grades 3 & up. Help students easily grasp concepts of number relationships and operations as they tactilely and visually build equations. Self-checking balance includes twenty 10-gram weights. Balance dimensions: approximately 26"W x 8"H.
3 years & up. Explore the wonders of the wild in this collage of up-close images of animals in their natural habitat. This puzzle features a black rhino, giraffe, tiger, hippopotamus, orangutan, African elephant and zebra with their young. This large 24-piece real photo puzzle is made of extra-thick durable cardboard with a wipe-clean surface. Measures 36" x 24" in size. Puzzle insert included. Made in the USA.
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.
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.
5 years & up. The little gardener will be well equipped with this handy garden set! Canvas garden tote features 8 pockets, carrying handles, and metal tools with sturdy wooden handles: shovel, rake, and trowel. Tote is machine washable. Measures 8"L x 7"H x 5"W. Styles may vary.
This set of 52 cards will provide classrooms with a year's worth of interactive STEM activities for children and their families. These simple and straightforward STEM-themed family engagement ideas are enjoyable for teachers, families, and children alike. Cards measure 5" x 5" and store in a sturdy plastic container.
3 years & up. Invite children to imagine an underwater adventure with this vivid 24-piece floor puzzle. Allow them to immerse themselves in the bold colors and brilliant details of the real images while completing this puzzle. Made of extra-thick durable cardboard with a wipe-clean surface. Measures 24" x 36". Made in the USA.
Grades K - 3. Discover incredible facts about the human body and learn how it works. Includes everything needed to play 5 games including 4 game boards, stick on vinyl body parts, and 100 color coded questions cards with multiple skill levels. For 1-4 players
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.