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Shapes and Colors Discovery With Water Beads, Stones, and Squares
Shapes and Colors Discovery With Water Beads, Stones, and Squares
Item: 86391
Status: In Stock
$22.95
4 years & up. Experience the fun and ingenuity of slippery spheres, silly squares, and jelly stones all in one convenient set. Simply add water and watch in amazement as they expand to as much as 200 times their size! Fun to bounce, roll, stack, and mix. They even slip, slide, and explode. Completely reusable, just dry them out and hydrate again and again. Environmentally friendly. Includes an informative guide. Trays are not included.
Science Exploration Books - Set of 7
Science Exploration Books - Set of 7
Item: 51266
Status: In Stock
$64.95
3 years & up. Bring literacy into your science center with this comprehensive Science Exploration Books for Literacy and Early STEM Learning. This collection of science themed books is great for introducing new STEM concepts to your children. These books discuss topics such as leaves changing, magnets, the five senses, and more! Encourage children to ask questions about vocabulary and concepts they're unfamiliar with. Set of 7.
LED Activity Tablet
LED Activity Tablet
Item: 62802
Status: In Stock
$239.95
Ultra-slim LED activity tablet with a hardwood frame provides a bright, consistent and evenly-lit surface that is perfect for light and color exploration, science activities, tracing, stenciling and more. Weighing only 5 pounds, the 12" x 16" illuminated center features energy-efficient LEDs. Guaranteed to last up to 30,000 hours. AC power adapter included. Protective plastic covers reinforce corners and ensure durability. Wooden frame measures 15"L x 19"W.
Light Cube
Light Cube
Item: 27915
Status: In Stock
$329.95
3 years & up. This rugged light cube is portable, durable, and rechargeable. It even strobes, flashes, and changes color with the touch of a button! The cube is the perfect size for individual and small group play. Young children can stand or kneel at the cube and engage in focused, quiet play. The easy-to-clean surface is ideal for art and exploration activities both indoors and outdoors. Use the cube for examining transparent and opaque objects. Add interest to counting, sorting, sequencing,… More »
Ramptastic - STEM Ramp for Testing Velocity
Ramptastic - STEM Ramp for Testing Velocity
Item: 63780
Status: In Stock
$54.95
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 card(s) included. Cars sold separately. Measures 12.5"L x 4.75"W x 4.25"H.
STEM Journals - Set of 10
STEM Journals - Set of 10
Item: 86303
Status: In Stock
$24.95
3 years & up. This 8 page STEM Journal outlines how to utilize the scientific process in an early childhood classroom. Each of the 8.5" 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.
Light Cube Accessory Kit
Light Cube Accessory Kit
Item: 27916
Status: In Stock
$69.95
3 years & up. This Light Cube Accessory Kit is the perfect light table starter kit for younger students! The kit features tons of safe and colorful materials to play with on the Light Cube (sold separately #27915). Count and sort beautiful bead shapes, examine details in x-rays, layer Optical Illusion sheets to discover interesting patterns, drop paint onto the washable surface, and drag paint scrapers on top to make swirls and lines. Includes: 5 clear plastic trays that fit snugly on the Light… More »
Metal Kaleidoscopes - Set of 2
Metal Kaleidoscopes - Set of 2
Item: 300708
Status: In Stock
$24.95
3 years & up. Explore the beauty of bright colors, ever-changing patterns, and symmetry with this set of Metal Kaleidoscopes! By simply rotating the barrel, children can see an infinite number of color patterns. As they are captivated by these patterns, children will also develop sensory learning, exploration, and color recognition skills. Styles will vary because there are three different styles, and each customer will receive two of those styles.
Bee-Bot® Programmable and Rechargeable Robot
Bee-Bot® Programmable and Rechargeable Robot
Item: 62966
Status: In Stock
$120.95
$99.95
3 years & up. Bee-Bot® is an exciting new robot designed for use by young children. This colorful, easy-to-operate, and friendly little robot is a perfect tool to teach sequencing, estimation, problem solving and just having fun. Tell Bee-Bot® to move forward, back and turn left or right by pressing the arrow keys. Then press GO and send him on his way. Bee-Bot® stops, beeps and blinks after each step so you can follow along as Bee-Bot® executes your program. Bee-Bot® remembers… More »
Junior Adventure Metal Compass
Junior Adventure Metal Compass
Item: 300299
Status: In Stock
$4.95
$3.95
3 years & up. Junior Adventure Metal Compass.
Transparent Light and Color Blocks - 108 Pieces
Transparent Light and Color Blocks - 108 Pieces
Item: 31535
Status: In Stock
$71.95
3 years & up. A rainbow assortment of 6 different colors and 6 different shapes make up this set of plastic translucent building blocks. These colorful Transparent Light and Color Blocks area great way to promote creativity. They also make a perfect accessory for a light table. Encourage children to get creative and build a unique block structure. For further learning encourage children to identify the colors and shapes of the blocks they are using. Largest block measures 3.9" x 1.3". 108 piece set.
Color Paddles Set - Set of 18
Color Paddles Set - Set of 18
Item: 63804
Status: In Stock
$15.95
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 5.5"L colors paddles in six vibrant colors: red, yellow, orange, green, blue, and purple. Set of 18 includes three of each color.
Blue-Bot Programmable Floor Robot with Bluetooth®
Blue-Bot Programmable Floor Robot with Bluetooth®
Item: 55563
Status: In Stock
$139.95
$99.95
3 years & up. The Blue-Bot is a programmable floor robot that is ideal for teaching control, directional language, and programming to children. It has a sturdy, small design with clear and bright buttons and a memory of up to 40 steps. Sounds and flashing eyes confirm your instructions. When Blue-Bot comes across another Blue-Bot or Bee-Bot® it will stop and say hello with a fun little sound. Provides an exciting way to introduce sequencing and can be used for individual or collaborative… More »
All-Weather Magnifying Glass - Set of 4
All-Weather Magnifying Glass - Set of 4
Item: 37849
Status: In Stock
$35.95
18 months & up. Encourage children to get a closer look at the world around them with an All-Weather Magnifying Glass. Molded from new Poly+ material, this waterproof set is the perfect companion for every indoor and outdoor adventure. Solid glass lenses are scratch resistant and protected by over-molded soft-touch plastic. Set includes 4 magnifying glasses. Each magnifying glass measures 7.5" x 3.6" x .9".
All About Me 2-in-1 Mirrors - Set of 6
All About Me 2-in-1 Mirrors - Set of 6
Item: 63018
Status: In Stock
$41.95
2 years & up. Help children strengthen their expressive and receptive language as they learn to talk about feelings and emotions with these easy-to-hold, double-sided mirrors. One side is a regular mirror and the other side is a "fun mirror" that warps reflections giving an amusing appearance. Each unbreakable, non-glass mirror measures 4"H x 6"L.
Nature View Microscope
Nature View Microscope
Item: 63230
Status: In Stock
$36.95
2 years & up. Introduce children to the fun of scientific discovery with their first microscope. With award-winning design, this Nature View Microscope is an exciting method of introducing STEM learning into the classroom. The three interchangeable lenses offer differing perspectives of the ten detailed nature slides. Encourage children to explore the different settings and become familiar with this beginner's microscope. The base plate rotates for varied viewpoints. Lenses include magnified,… More »
Pocketful of Ideas Card Deck
Pocketful of Ideas Card Deck
Item: 34029
Status: In Stock
$27.95
<br /> 5 years & up. Over 100 challenges broken down into two deck types. Inventor deck provides simple inspiration while the Crazy Inventor deck includes a story with a problem to solve.<br /> <br /> Pick a card and create something by drawing, building with Strawbees, or adding any material.<br />  
Colormix Sensory Tubes - Set of 3
Colormix Sensory Tubes - Set of 3
Item: 36887
Status: In Stock
$44.95
3 years & up. Colormix tubes encourage sensory exploration and help children keep focus or manage anxiety and emotions. Shaking or turning tubes mixes and separates colors for a soothing sensory experience. Large tubes are easy for small hands to grasp and turn; and square ends help prevent the tubes from rolling away. Tubes are 8" tall.
Kinetic Beach Sand™ 3 lbs.
Kinetic Beach Sand™ 3 lbs.
Item: 55506
Status: In Stock
$22.95
3 years & up. Pack it, pull it, and shape it! Designed for fine motor, sensory, and cognitive development it oozes, moves and melts while leaving hands completely dry. Can be used indoors or outdoors. Never dries out or hardens and can be used over and over. Kinetic Sand contains silicone polymer.
Liquid Tile Mats
Liquid Tile Mats
Item: 145753P
Status: In Stock
$52.95 - $211.95
3 years & up. Step on and watch it move! Create a colorful floor space with this bright, futuristic Liquid Tile Mat. Made from super durable, leakage-proof material and filled with non-toxic, cosmetic liquid. Features an anti-slip back side and easily wipes clean. No weight limit. Mat measures 19.5" x 19.5". Please note: mats need to be placed on an even surface and handled with care, may break if dropped. Do not adhere mat to the floor.
All-Weather Two-Handed Magnifier - Set of 2
All-Weather Two-Handed Magnifier - Set of 2
Item: 37850
Status: In Stock
$32.95
18 months & up. Encourage children to get a closer look at the world around them with a Two-Handed Magnifier. Molded from the new Poly+ material, this easy-to-hold waterproof magnifier is the perfect companion for every indoor and outdoor adventure. Solid glass lenses are scratch resistant and protected by overmolded soft touch plastic. Set includes 2 magnifiers. Each magnifier measures 8.3" x 5.1" x .8".
Bee-Bot® Rechargeable Robot - Set of 6
Bee-Bot® Rechargeable Robot - Set of 6
Item: 62984
Status: In Stock
$799.95
$539.95
3 years & up. The Bee-Bot® is a programmable floor robot that is ideal for teaching control, directional language, and programming to children. It has a sturdy and small design with clear and bright buttons and a memory of up to 40 steps. Sounds and flashing eyes confirm your instructions. Exciting way to introduce sequencing and can be used for individual or collaborative play. Rechargeable using the included USB cord attached to any computer. Set of 6 Bee-Bot® Rechargeable Robots.
GeoSafari® Jr. Talking Microscope
GeoSafari® Jr. Talking Microscope
Item: 63770
Status: In Stock
$64.95
4 years & up. Introduce children to a real scientific toy that provides visual detail and information about animals, plants, and everyday household items. Fully functioning 5x microscope with two comfortable eyepieces contains 20 slides with 60 photo-quality images, and over 100 facts and questions. Multilingual audio-4 languages included! Requires 3 AAA batteries (sold separately).
Inclined to Exploration: Loose Parts STEM Kit
Inclined to Exploration: Loose Parts STEM Kit
Item: 38016
Status: In Stock
$199.95
3 years and up. The possibilities of discovery are multiplied when rich variables are at children's fingertips. Inclined to Exploration: Loose Parts STEM Kit is a laboratory of opportunity to experiment and explore the relationships of how materials relate to basic physics principles. Children can build, create, investigate, and invent while focusing on the process rather than the end product.. The kit includes a frosted plastic tray for storage and classification of loose parts and measures 12.5"L… More »