Science is easiest to learn with hands-activities to demonstrate tricky conceptual theories. Kaplan includes activity cards, teacher guides, and kits to help students understand everything from life science to simple machines.
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.
3 years & up. Look under the magnifying glass to see the different details of the shells or use for counting, sorting, and up-close viewing. These genuine, assorted sea shells come in different sizes. Available in a set of 12 or a set of 48.
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.
3 years & up. Make interactive reading even more fun with this Jurassic Adventure STEM Learning Interactive Take Home Activities Kit. The materials in this kit promote literacy, exploration, and problem solving. This exciting STEM Adventure kit invites families to participate in enjoyable STEM based learning together. The kit includes a book, learning materials, and an activity card(s).
3 years & up. Bring the adventure indoors with this engaging Animal Adventure STEM Learning Kit. This take-home STEM kit promotes literacy, dexterity, fine motor skills, color recognition, and collaborative learning. The adventure kit invites families to participate in enjoyable STEM based learning together. The kit includes a book, learning materials, and an activity card(s).
3 years & up. Introduce conservation practices to your children with this descriptive Recycling Zone Learn What Materials Can Be Recycled. This poster promotes environmental awareness, community, and earth conscientiousness. Children will learn what common materials from their home can be recycled. For an after lesson game, divide your class into four teams, and have them discuss what should be recycled. Afterwards, have them place the tiles under the correct zone. Includes one large board and 20 tiles.
3 years & up. Introduce early math, science, and literacy concepts, as well as fine motor skills, in a fun and engaging way by utilizing included materials on your light table. Over 200 pieces including transparent numerals, 2 and 3 dimensional shapes, circular dots, and bead-filled shapes - all in a variety of colors! Three sorting trays and an activity card(s) are also included.
3 years & up. Bring science into the classroom. This set of 12 Agate slices will delight the little explorer in any child. Transparent quality of each slice allows children to see the layers caused by formations. Color and texture variations can open discussions about likes and differences. The possibilities are endless! Each slice measures approximately 1.5" wide.
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 »
18 months & up. Encourage children to get a closer look at the world around them with a Tabletop Magnifier. Molded from new Poly+ material, this safe and durable 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 7.3" x 7.3" x 6.1".
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".
18 months & up. Add an exciting element to children's exploration while inspiring them to view the world in a whole new way with the All-Weather-Kaleidoscope Loupes. Shatter-resistant plastic lenses and soft-touch overmolding make these the perfect companion for little hands during outdoor and indoor discovery. Set includes 2 of each type of lens. Each loop measures 2.4" x 2.4" x 2.4".
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".
18 months & up. Encourage toddlers to develop and strengthen their pincer grasp and fine motor skills with these All-Weather Jumbo Tweezers. Molded from new Poly+ material, these are the perfect companion for indoor and outdoor activities. Easy-to-hold tweezers feature textured, extra large grips for small hands. Set includes 6 tweezers. Each tweezer measures 5.7" x 2.3" x 1.1".
3 years & up. Over 300 pieces contribute to this kit's endless building possibilities. An assortment of activity card(s) illustrate possible animal and pattern configurations and encourage children to design their own creations. The Build an Animal STEM Kit builds on children's natural curiosity by providing the materials and freedom to explore. The Animal Building Cards give children a start by building a giraffe, lion, elephant, chicken, frog and bird. Children should then be encouraged to… More »
Grades 1 - 6. Teach students the science of simple machines. Kit contains four pulleys (two singles, one double and one triple sheave, plus joining pin) and instructional guide with suggested classroom activities. Sting(s) not included.
3 years & up. Inspire crafts and scientific discovery with this Natural Stones and Minerals kit! This rock collection box includes more than 210 individual pieces and 11 different types: River Pebbles, Polished Stones (black, white, assorted), Tiger's Eye, Gemstones, Amethyst Points, Amethyst Clusters, Iron Pyrite, 2 Agate slices (large and small). An ideal addition to sensory bin, little geologists will love to sort, classify and identify the various stone characteristics! Use this kit to start… More »
3 years & up. Take a closer look at botanical elements and inspire curiosity while exploring this Natural Botanicals Pack! Discover various leaves, pine cones, fibers, acorns, grass, seeds, sticks, lotus, and loofah sponges. This set features 17 different botanical elements: Yulan Leaves, Bodhi Leaves, Heart Leaves, Cercis Leaves, Assorted Pine Cones, Long Pine Cones, Mango Leaves, Palm Tree Fibre, Bamboo Leaves, Acorns, Wild Grass Bundles, Cotton Seed Capsules, Long Bamboo Sticks, Lotus Heads,… More »
3 years & up. Real science tools perfectly sized for little hands! Includes 10 activities that cover science process skills, living and non-living things, physical science, senses and more. Includes beaker, magnifying glass, funnel, eyedropper, flask, tweezers, goggles, test tubes, and activity cards.
3 years & up. Enhance your science center with this set of 18 natural assorted loose parts. Pieces vary in size, shape, color and texture allowing children to explore them using different senses. See what makes each piece unique by using magnifying glasses and microscopes to get an up close look. Pieces in the set may vary.
4 years & up. This smells like a good time! Match up the 30 scent filled cups with the associated illustrated picture cards. The self-sealing cups are perfect for storage and the scents will last for years! This kit includes six different games for a variety of developmental levels. The scents sort match-up kit is an exciting way to promote sensory learning. Includes a comprehensive guide and reproducible artwork.
4 years & up. The hunt is on! Customize your maze, then program the mouse to find the cheese. The inventive possibilities are endless. It's the perfect introduction to the concepts of coding, early engineering, step programming, and critical thinking. This deluxe science set includes 16 pieces to create a 20" x 20" maze board, 25 wall tiles to create paths that are straightforward, winding, and everything between, and sequence cards to plot your way to the cheese while tracking every… More »
4 years & up. Made for little hands, this play science kit is the perfect addition to any learning center. Encourage exploration and discovery through play, and introduce early STEM concepts through included activity cards. Observe children increase their skills in math and fine motor development. Includes: 1 beaker, binoculars, 1 magnifying glass, funnel, 1 eyedropper, flask, tweezers, goggles, 3 test tubes, and activity guide.
8 years & up. Does your kiddo ask questions on how just about everything works? Then this is the science kit for them! Children and users gain the knowledge of electricity, circuitry, automatic lights, motion detectors, security systems, and so much more. The kit comes with thirty plus projects involved with building a house with real, working 3-D circuits just like the ones they use every day in their own home. Included: 25 Projects, Step by step manual, and over 60 Snap Circuit parts.