Help children develop their fine motor skills with Kaplan's extensive collection of activities and games. Products include paint sets, pegboards, modeling dough, trace cards, pencil grips, and other writing tools.
3 years & up. Blunt, safe blades cut only paper and blunt tips provide added safety in the hands of children. Training lever opens the blades after each cut to safety teach preschoolers how to open and close scissors. Once the child has mastered opening and closing the blades, the training lever can be flipped up for traditional cutting action. The large finger loops offer control and comfort no matter how children hold the scissors. Antimicrobial handle protection inhibits growth of bacterial… More »
3 years & up. No cups, no brushes, just twist off the top and design with dots! The rainbow set includes red, orange, yellow, green, blue and purple. Non-toxic colors in no spill, no splash bottles. Give children a blank piece of paper and let them create expressive art, develop hand eye coordination and color recognition. Set of 6 bottles, 2.5 oz. each. Made in the USA.
This paint has a heavy-bodied, vivid consistency that's ideal for learning finger painting techniques or experimenting with color and texture. Painting develops creativity, arts and crafts, fine motor skills, imagination, and hand-eye coordination. Encourage your children to mix paint to find new colors! All Kaplan Kolors are non-toxic (certified with AP Seal for safety & ASTM-D4236). Made in the USA. Available individually, in a set of six, or a set of 6.
It's magic! Just write and erase with the magic stylus and watch the writing disappear. No more messy clean-up! These large gel writing boards promote dexterity and fine motor skills. Use them over and over again to practice math skills, handwriting, spelling, and sight word practice or just doodling. Have all the fun of a dry erase board without erasers or the smell of the marker. Set of 6 boards and styluses. Made in the USA.
3 years & up. Each of the four puzzles in this set shows real images of children of differing abilities. Features include a tabbed corner for easy piece removal and photo underneath for guided assembly. Puzzles each have 14 pieces and measure 9" x 12".
18 months & up. Start their creativity early with these Easy-Grip Assorted Paint Brushes. These short, wide-handled brushes are sized perfectly for younger children. Each brush features a unique bulb design making it easier to grasp. These brushes promote fine motor skills, dexterity, and creativity. Set of 10. Paint brush measures 6" long.
12 months & up. Perfect for beginners and those with limited hand movement. Easy-grasp large wooden stub handles. Brushes have long lasting bristles and measure 5" long. Available in sets of 4, 8, and 12.
3 years & up. You can never get enough dots with these colorful Do-A-Dot Brilliant Color Easy to Grasp Paint Markers for Art Projects. These markers are easy to use! Simply twist off the cap and create hundreds of dots on your art projects. Children will enjoy stamping the wonderful colors across their papers. Encourage your children to make patterns and identify the colors they're using. This set includes an idea sheet and six brilliant colors; pink, violet, teal, brown, sunflower yellow, lime… More »
Grades PreK & up. These gel writing boards are a fun way to practice ABC's, reading and writing, or doodling! Just draw and then erase with the magic stylus. These boards make it fun for children to answer questions and spell new words. These writing boards are a great way to practice penmanship over and over again. This set promotes dexterity and fine motor skills. The set includes 12 boards with stylus pens. Each board measures 8.5" x 4". Made in the USA.
3 years & up. Get crafting with your classroom using these durable Easy to Grip Student Safe Paper Only Plastic Crafting Scissors. These wonderful scissors only cut paper which prevents children from cutting their clothing, hair, or skin. The sturdy scissors promote fine motor skills, arts and crafts, creativity, and hand-eye coordination. Go over scissor safety with children before use. Perfect for younger children. Safe and washable.
2 years & up. Lace, wrap and twist realistic or abstract animal patterns on large, animal-shaped wooden boards. Simple, screened faces encourage dramatic play without distracting from the colorful lace creations. Includes set of 10 double-sided, matte pattern cards for suggested designs. Five laces feature a wooden tip to support fine-motor skill development. Giraffe measures 7"W x 12"D x 10"H.
3 years & up. Hands-on learning that's easy, educational and fun! Colorful individual cards teach letter and number formation as children develop the fine motor skills necessary to learn to write letters and numbers. Also included in the Numbers & Counting set, are early educational activities such as counting, math concepts and simple shapes. Twist, bend, or simply press down -- no glue, no mess, and endlessly reusable! Buy the individual card sets, or buy both sets together, as a kit. Scent-Free. Made in the USA.
3 years & up. Children will have fun creating with Wikki Stix®! They are great for hands-on fun and traditional play, and perfect for educational activities and class projects. Package contains 48 eight-inch Wikki Stix® (a combination of wax and yarn) in a variety of colors. Illustrations, play and craft ideas are on the package. Wikki Stix® conform to ASTM D-4236, and all CPSIA safety regulations. Available in Primary and Neon colors.
Ages 3 years and up. Wikki Stix® Learning Toys are the original - trusted by parents, schools, and teachers everywhere. Wikki Stix® are more than a craft toy and more than a learning toy, they're a fun interactive teaching tool! Soft and pliable, Wikki Stix® are easy to use and do not contain gluten, latex, nor any nuts or nut by-products. They are made of non-toxic wax, like that found in bubble gum and lipstick, along with basic hand-knitting yarn. This set includes 3 packs of Wikki… More »
3 years & up. Introduce an exciting and engaging activity to your classroom with this bright colored Lacing & Tracing Jumbo Set for Stringing and Fine Motor Activities. This set of lacing activities promotes dexterity, hand-eye coordination, problem solving, and sequencing. Encourage your children to identify the animal and the color of the string as they lace these durable chipboard pieces. With tipped laces, no needles are needed. Includes 16 laces and 16 shapes. Measures approximately 6"L.
3 years & up. Practice coordination while threading tipped laces- no needles needed- in and out of the holes that edge these wipe- clean charmers. Includes 9 tipped 36" laces and 9 colorful shapes (4"- 5" L) made from heavy-duty chipboard.
3 years & up. You can paint, dot and doodle with this set of easy flow painters. No cups, brushes, or clean-up necessary. Just twist off the cap and let your creative juices flow! Colors include diamond pink, ruby red, golden yellow, emerald green, sapphire blue, and onyx black. Non-toxic. Made in the USA.
3 years & up. Fidget to focus! Calling all kinesthetic learners! If your child or anyone else you know has trouble staying focused enough to learn without doing something with their hands, this is the perfect little gadget for them to fidget with. This gyroscope inspired fidget by The Pencil Grip™ twists, spins, and rotates at the slightest manipulation of your fingers. It will not only help focus your floating attention when you need to, it's also a fun way to pass the time in any situation… More »
3 years & up. These kits offer new ideas and fun to the traditional take-home favors and loot bags. The assorted fun allows for 8 or more different designs to circulate through each kit. The bags containing each kit measure 7"L x 3"W. Each unit includes: 8 assorted-color Wikki Stix®, black and white play sheet with illustrations, ideas, connect-the-dot designs. Units come in packs of 50.
3 years and up. Wikki Stix® Learning Toys are the original - trusted by parents, schools, and teachers everywhere. Wikki Stix® are more than a craft toy and more than a learning toy, they're a fun interactive teaching tool! Soft and pliable, Wikki Stix® are easy to use and do not contain gluten, latex, nor any nuts or nut by-products. They are made of non-toxic wax, like that found in bubble gum and lipstick, along with basic hand-knitting yarn. Kit includes 192 colorful 8" Wikki… More »
3 years & up. Fidget to focus! Calling all kinesthetic learners! If your child or anyone else you know has trouble staying focused enough to learn without doing something with their hands, this is the perfect little gadget for them to fidget with. This colorful little fidget by The Pencil Grip™ twists, spins, and rotates at the slightest manipulation of your fingers. Not only will it help focus your floating attention when you need to, it's also a fun way to pass the time in any situation… More »