2 years & up. Invite children into a world of outdoor exploration as they seek out objects of certain colors and textures and complete early childhood sorting activities. The 24 tiles encourage three methods of discovery: by color, by texture, and by the object itself. Children can bring pieces of nature inside to sort or go on a nature hunt to find the natural items that match the words specified on the tiles. Either way, children are sure to enjoy the interactive indoor/outdoor component of… More »
3 years & up. Children are fascinated with (and sometimes afraid of) bugs! This kit and the related activities will introduce your child to some common characteristics of insects. Be cautioned! Your child may turn into a Bug Collector! Includes hands-on manipulatives, books, and a selection of related activities to optimize the learning experience. This kit supports parent involvement and early learning through a variety of interactive and engaging activities. An ideal way for teachers and… More »
2 years & up. Made from FSC approved beech wood. The 9-sections arranged in a 3 x 3 array are perfect to help children sort according to particular criteria such as size, shape, number, color, or pattern. It is also useful for more open-ended investigations and perfect for collecting and displaying fascinating objects that the children discover. Contents shown are not included.
2 years & up. This colorful set of 15 dinosaur themed puzzle cards provides children with an excellent introduction to their favorite dinosaur creature. Each card features a picture of a unique dinosaur. Children will learn to recognize many different dinosaurs by simply matching the correct pieces to complete the puzzle. The puzzles are self-correcting as no two puzzle cuts are the same.
3 years & up. Logic and reasoning skills are sure to be improved as children play the Bug-Tastic memory game. This set of memory cards contains a mixture of bugs and insects which will spark their interest and discussions about bugs and insects.
3 years & up. Based upon the beauty of coral reefs, organic growth and organic connections, Coral Connections helps children create environments in a toy-based format. Soft, pliable plastic components feature snap fit and ball and joint connections to easily build horizontally, vertically or in web-like mesh. Sea creatures and a treasure chest help children build their own stories and visual and audible narratives as they construct ecosystems and form connections visually and spatially. Can… More »
18 months & up. Explore shapes and patterns in nature with this set of 12 wooden leaf tiles. Bring the outside in by using the tiles to make leaf rubbings, printings and molds of each leaf species. Includes 2 tiles of 6 different leaf patterns: oak, birch, aspen, maple, sweet chestnut and beech. Made from sustainably sourced beech wood. Tiles measure 2.5".
5 years & up. STEM projects just got even more interactive with this exciting Critter Observation Case Safe and Breathable for Small Bugs or Animals. Children will love using this safe case for catching butterflies, caterpillars, beetles, or small animals to bring inside for observation during a science lesson. Encourage children to describe or write about the little critters they catch. The observation case features a sliding door on one end for easy access and a handy carrying handle. Measures… More »
3 years & up. Three stages - one puppet! This Monarch Life Cycle Hand Puppet changes from caterpillar to chrysalis to an adult monarch butterfly. Utilize the zippers to tuck and reveal one stage to the next and witness the life cycle of a butterfly unfold right before your eyes! Once metamorphosis is complete, insert your hands into the wings of the adult monarch to flap its wings to simulate flight. Encourages pretend play and story-telling. Wingspan measures 22".
8 years & up. Is it magic or is it science? Watch plants grow without any soil with this incredible Hydroponics Kit! Your child will be able to see root systems clearly through water-filled flasks, monitoring not only the top of a plant's growth, but the bottom as well. Just put sprouted seeds in the included seed baskets, place them in the flasks, and observe the science behind the Aztec's amazing floating gardens! Included: 2 flasks with thermometers, 2 trellises with rulers, 2 seed baskets, 22-page activity journal
4 years & up. Get started on the EarthBox adventure in your elementary classroom or add more earth boxes to curricular packages. Children will experience the responsibility of caring for their crop, the thrill of observing the different parts of their plants, and learn about the growing cycle as you study the transformation process together. The wonder of life and hope of the harvest are timeless experiences for children. Each kit includes:Container, Aeration Screen, 2 cubic feet of Potting… More »
3 years & up. Children are fascinated with nature, both with plants and animals. This kit and the related activities will explore the natural world while building the important skills of scientific inquiry: asking, observing, experimenting, and drawing conclusions. Includes hands-on manipulatives, books, and a selection of related activities to optimize the learning experience. This kit supports parent involvement and early learning through a variety of interactive and engaging activities. An… More »
Grades 4 & up. Printed with vocabulary terms on one side and letters on the other side for quizzing. Activity Guide features reproducible diagrams and anatomy facts. Features the main parts of the brain including: frontal lobe, cerebrum, occipital lobe, temporal lobe, medulla oblongata, thalamus, cerebellum, hypothalamus and more. Model measures 5"L.
Grades K - 2. Teach scientific concepts and the inquiry process with hands-on investigations that improve students' critical thinking skills. Students will learn the scientific process and build content knowledge through collaborative group investigations. Scaffolded activities support differentiation and extension activities are included. Each Guide includes a Resource CD with reproducibles. 176 pages.
Grades K - 5. The central concepts of molecular biology are made accessible as students discover the magic of DNA. This dynamic combination of the ScienceWiz™ books, kits and internet resources provide the content and materials for meeting National STEM Requirements. Students will gain the skills necessary to do scientific inquiry and will develop a rich framework of knowledge in the areas of DNA and Technology, as well as an enriched historical and social perspective. Kit contains twelve… More »
3 years & up. Get kids excited to explore the world around them with the Insect & Fish Viewer and Magnifier! Help children understand the habits of small aquatic and non-aquatic animals while cultivating their interest in scientific exploration. The Insect & Fish Viewer features a large space design, permitting small animals to have a larger range of activities resulting in more complete observation. The viewer is multi-functional and can be used with or without water, allowing use to… More »
5 years & up. Set includes a colorful trowel, rake, and shovel. Real metal tools with wood handles. Kids can use this tool set to break up clumps of dirt, pull weeds, dig small holes, and transplant plants. Tools are approximately 8" long each. Styles may vary.
3 years & up. Students compare the similarities and differences as they learn about the life cycle of these insects. Each book describes how they hatch, develop, and live in their environment. Set of 8 paperbacks.