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Support STEM learning and hands-on explorations through play! With Kaplan’s selection of interactive STEM-related toys, tools, and games, children of all ages can learn the basics about  math, robotics, environmental science, physics, building, and more.

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Image of Branch Blocks - 36 Pieces
Branch Blocks - 36 Pieces
Item: 91332
Status: In Stock
$46.95
$39.95
3 years & up. Give block play a natural feel with our Branch Blocks. The intact textured bark on each building piece adds sensory exploration mirroring the organic benefits of outdoor play. These blocks empower children to construct all sorts of structures and develop key STEM skills such as sorting and stacking. The blocks' nature-inspired design will also deepen childrens´┐Ż appreciation of nature and may even make them feel like they are constructing their own habitats. Includes 36 wood pieces.
Image of 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 11"L x 8.5"W 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.
Image of STEM Play Mat - 59" x 39.5" Rectangle
STEM Play Mat - 59" x 39.5" Rectangle
Item: 32336P
Status: In Stock
$91.95
$73.95
2 years & up. Bring the feel of the outdoors inside with these vibrant, real-image play mats. The polyester surface is extremely lifelike and is sure to captivate young learners. Each mat measures 59"L x 39.5"W.
Image of 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.
Image of Jurassic Adventure STEM Learning Interactive Take Home Activities Kit
Jurassic Adventure STEM Learning Interactive Take Home Activities Kit
Item: 63629
Status: In Stock
$41.95
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).
Image of Animal Adventure STEM Learning Kit
Animal Adventure STEM Learning Kit
Item: 63630
Status: Temporarily Out of Stock
$41.95
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).
Image of Wooden Block Balance Scale
Wooden Block Balance Scale
Item: 63232
Status: In Stock
$34.95
This 17-piece Wooden Block Balance set provides a hands-on STEM experience featuring cubes, rectangles and notched squares to creatively stack on the curved balance board. Explore and experiment by arranging the blocks on each side of the board to evenly distribute weight to achieve a balanced result. Children will develop STEM-based skills such as spatial sense, estimation, reasoning, probability, and the concepts of none, more, less, most, smaller, smallest, bigger, biggest. Included: Balance… More »
Image of Block Science Foundation Set A - 55 Piece Set
Block Science Foundation Set A - 55 Piece Set
Item: 89786
Status: In Stock
$144.95
$99.95
3 years & up. This Foundation Set is designed to exercise early engineering concepts, collaboration, and the study of matter, motion and mathematics. Plastic building and roadway clips stabilize builds, drawbridges and loops to enable taller, sturdier and more mobile tracks and builds. Simplified, wooden cars with soft plastic wheels easily glide across the solid wood tracks while carrying algebraic people designed for mathematical and dramatic play activities. Foundation Set includes Concept… More »
Image of Guidecraft Block Science People & Cars Set
Guidecraft Block Science People & Cars Set
Item: 142349P
Status: In Stock
$20.95 - $40.95
$15.95 - $30.95
3 years & up. Supplement the mathematical and social emotional activities of Block Science play with Block Science People. The rubberwood people are easily identified with over-molded mathematical symbols on soft plastic grips. Aspiring drivers can send their Block Science People on adventures in the Block Science Cars that feature over-molded plastic wheels that clip onto 2 smooth sanded rubberwood car units with seats for both a driver and passenger. Use the secure hitches to make an extended… More »
Image of STEM Builder Series Build a Waterway
STEM Builder Series Build a Waterway
Item: 63198
Status: In Stock
$49.95
3 years & up. This 90-piece set includes a variety of items to create working waterways. Children can experiment with the effects that construction, gravity, and distance have on water pressure and flow as they create endless waterway configurations. Materials are transparent to allow for easy viewing of water flow. The Build a Waterway STEM Kit builds on children's natural curiosity by providing the materials and freedom to explore. The funnels, measuring pitchers, connector tubes, blockers,… More »
Image of 52 STEM Family Engagement Ideas - 5" x 5" Activity Cards
52 STEM Family Engagement Ideas - 5" x 5" Activity Cards
Item: 63785
Status: In Stock
$18.95
3 years & up. This set of 52 activity card(s) 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. Activity card(s) measure 5" x 5" and store in a sturdy plastic container.
Image of 52 Interactive STEM Ideas for Infants and Toddlers - 5" x 5" Activity Cards
52 Interactive STEM Ideas for Infants and Toddlers - 5" x 5" Activity Cards
Item: 63784
Status: In Stock
$19.95
This set of 52 interactive STEM ideas will provide caregivers with a year's worth of weekly STEM activities for young children. These simple and straightforward ideas are enjoyable for families and children alike, and they're a great way to promote STEM activities for toddlers. Activity card(s) measure 5" x 5" and store in a sturdy plastic container.
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Early Engineering® Set
Item: 62997
Status: Temporarily Out of Stock
$162.95
5 years & up. Little engineers will have hours of fun learning STEM skills and strengthening fine motor development with these five uniquely different products. Each has its own appeal for early engineers, including creativity and endless design and construction. Set includes: Tumble Trax Magnetic Marble Run, Create-A-Maze, Gears! Gears! Gears!® Super Building Set, MathLink Cubes Early Math Set, and Design & Drill® Bolt-It Bucket (drill requires 3 AAA batteries - not included.)
Image of K'NEX® Introduction to Simple Machines: Levers and Pulleys
K'NEX® Introduction to Simple Machines: Levers and Pulleys
Item: 25250
Status: In Stock
$69.95
Grades 2 & up. Hands-on Investigation Kit supports building a variety of real-world models that demonstrate science and technology concepts. Students will explore through hands-on investigation 1st, 2nd and 3rd Class levers along with fixed, movable and combination pulley systems. Includes building instructions for 8 different models with real-life photo and key facts. Complete set includes K'nex rods and connectors in a sturdy, divided case, teaching resource CD (with teaching notes, building… More »
Image of Click Builders Classic Prism - 1,000 Pieces
Click Builders Classic Prism - 1,000 Pieces
Item: 63675
Status: In Stock
$61.95
3 years & up. Make building a captivating experience with this collection of Click Builders. Young children can design an infinite number of structures, which will improve their fine-motor skills, creative-thinking skills, and problem-solving skills. The transparent colors will also teach children about color patterns´┐Żespecially if they play with these builders on a light table. 1,000 pieces in different sizes and colors.
Image of STEM Concepts Posters- Set of 12
STEM Concepts Posters- Set of 12
Item: 89773
Status: In Stock
$21.95
Decorate your classroom or learning center with these STEM Concepts and Activities Diverse Settings Poster Set . These posters are a great way for your children to identify and relate to others as they engage in similar STEM activities. Use these posters in an interactive lesson to describe what STEM based activity the children are engaging in. Each high quality image measures 11"L x 17"W.
Image of Architecture Poster Set - Set of 12
Architecture Poster Set - Set of 12
Item: 89775
Status: In Stock
$21.95
Transport your children across the globe with these exciting posters. This set of 12 high quality images features buildings and architecture from New York City all the way to Australia to name a few. Use these posters in an interactive lesson about geography and the wonders of the world. For extra learning, have children describe what they see in the images. Each of the 12 posters includes the name and location of the structure pictured. Posters measure 11" x 17".
Image of Color Crystal Blocks with Activity Cards - Set of 25
Color Crystal Blocks with Activity Cards - Set of 25
Item: 301249
Status: In Stock
$94.95
3 years & up. This Color Crystal Block Set with Activity Cards can help children learn to fit shapes together and expand their understanding of spatial relationships, geometric vocabulary, and color recognition. This transparent acrylic block set features 17 different regular and irregular shapes in 5 translucent colors. These manipulatives will also spring to life when used with a light panel or in front of a sunlit window. The blocks create colorful streams of light and eccentric shadows.… More »
Image of Translucent Sensory Gem Cubes - 10 Pieces
Translucent Sensory Gem Cubes - 10 Pieces
Item: 301177
Status: In Stock
$23.95
3 years & up. This set of Translucent Sensory Gem Cubes features 10 acrylic cubes perfect for color mixing, stacking, and balancing. Place cubes on a light panel or hold them in front of a window to create colorful shadows and watch colors dance. These colorful manipulatives are appealing for children to handle, which makes them an excellent resource for open-ended, sensory play. The high-quality, solid acrylic cubes are easy to wash and are designed to last for years of classroom or center… More »
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Sensory Mood Discovery Light Table
Item: 301212
Status: Ships From Manufacturer
$474.95
3 years & up. Help children discover the amazing effects of light and color with this toddler-sized light table! This color-changing light table contains a raised outer rim to keep sand, water, or other activities on the table. Constructed of plastic, the table is lightweight, sturdy, and water-resistant so it can be used indoors or out. There are 16 different color settings and 4 automated color transition settings. The table is powered by the included rechargeable battery or by the A/C power… More »
Image of Garden Buddies Plush - Set of 3
Garden Buddies Plush - Set of 3
Item: 301091
Status: In Stock
$46.95
2 years & up. Encourage an interest in science with the Garden Buddies Plush Set! Help children learn about different types of bugs, their characteristics, habitats, and behaviors with this set of 3 cute and cuddly critters; Inchy Inchworm, Vinnie the Banana Slug, and Lavern Slug. For children who may feel fearful or apprehensive about insects, playing with the Garden Buddies Plush may help desensitize their fear and promote a more positive attitude towards these creatures. Each Garden Buddy… More »
Image of Spaghetteez Flexible Construction & Building Set
Spaghetteez Flexible Construction & Building Set
Item: 300442P
Status: In Stock
$40.95 - $74.95
4 years & up. Set creativity free with the Spaghetteez Flexible Construction & Building Set! Spaghetteez are soft, flexible building sticks that easily click together to make colorful creations. Spaghetteez develop fine motor skills, encourage 3D insight, and stimulate creative thinking. Spaghetteez also make great fidget toys because they bend and twist without making noise. Set contains soft craft sticks in different lengths and colors (the longest stick is 12"), various accessories… More »
Image of 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.
Image of 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 »