This model is composed of a base and elevated board holding a screw. It is made from sturdy wooden construction and is ideal for classroom use. The model will show students how additional leverage can be useful. Includes an instruction manual. Made of particle board and wooden components. Measures 7 1/2"W x 4"H x 4"D.
4 years & up. Build limitless creations with IO Blocks®! Each set is comprised of 12 unique plastic shapes and features 6 colors; red, blue, green, tan, black and white. Curved elements add design options. Blocks connect with a secure, yet easily adjustable friction fit. Choose between 76 piece, 114 piece, 192 piece, and 500 piece sets.
2 years & up. Children explore geometric and engineering builds while developing their fine motor, spatial thinking, and problem solving skills through open-ended quality block play with this set of 218 unit blocks. Smooth-sanded rubberwood pieces encourage young builders to create buildings, bridges, and structures, stimulating young minds with an incomparable experience of traditional block play while providing hours of continuous play.
4 years & up. Develop social emotional and STEM skills in a collaborative, play-based environment with the IO Blocks® Center. This all-in-one table brings movement, simple machines and dramatic play to the original IO Blocks® friction-fit, construction toy platform. Combine gears, slides, IO people and standard IO Blocks® pieces to create limitless builds using problem solving, introductory architecture and budding STEM skills. Constructions are stabilized on the raised grid tabletop… More »
This model is composed of three pulleys mounted on a base with a string and hooks. It is made from sturdy wooden construction and is ideal for classroom use. The model shows how several pulleys work together to increase one's mechanical advantage. Includes an instruction manual. Made of particle board and wooden components. Measures 16 1/4"W x 6 1/2"H x 3 1/2"D.
3 years & up. An early STEM tool, children will experience cause and effect as they discover how the pump works to draw water up and out the spout. Pump features a cog system that is powered by turning the handle to transport water up a narrow tube and out through the spout. Includes stand, 3 cogs, plastic tubing, outlet pipe, water drive cord, suction feet and plastic cover. Measures 19"L x 12 1/2"W x 30"H.
This model is composed of an adjustable wedge. It is made from sturdy wooden construction and is ideal for classroom use. The model demonstrates how a wedge can increase mechanical advantage. Includes an instruction manual. Made of particle board and wooden components. Measures 13 5/8"W x 3 5/8"D with an adjustable height.
This model is composed of a base with a wheel and axle that forms a crane. It is made from sturdy wooden construction and is ideal for classroom use. The model shows how wheels and axles work to lift items from the ground. Includes an instruction manual. Made of particle board and wooden components. Measures 9 1/2"W x 4 1/2"H x 3 3/8"D.
This model is an inclined plane with a pulley, small cart, string, and grooves for wheels. It is made from sturdy wooden construction and is ideal for classroom use. Students will be able to study several different simple machine concepts with this set. Includes an instruction manual. Made of particle board and wooden components. Measures 16 1/2"W x 3 1/4"D with an adjustable height.
4 years & up. Create mechanical structures of varying complexity with multiple pieces including platelets, pins, shafts, screws, nuts, and various wheel sizes. With quality materials and the large guide files, you can create different models step by step. Ideal for hands-on STEM and engineering exploration. Includes 106 pieces and 6 model guides.
4 years & up. Build your course and get the ball rolling! The Basic Building Box features two base plates, lots of run elements, and building blocks to design your one-of-a-kind track. With endless possibilities, assemble your run and watch the marbles race to the end. This marble run promotes fine motor skills, logical thought, and creativity. Included: 50 Run Elements, 67 Blocks, 2 Base Plates, 4 Marbles, and a Booklet.
3 years & up. Join Ty and Karlie on their robotic adventure to save the candy factory! This Robot Engineer Kit by Thames & Kosmos is an incredibly fun and engaging way to introduce kids to the basics of robotic engineering. As they read the beautifully illustrated storybook and follow Ty and Karlie's robot building journey they will find step-by-step instructions on how to create each robot they make in the story. When Ty and Karlie make a hilarious taffy-pulling robot to help save the factory… More »
3 years & up. Take engineering to new places with this magnetic adventure set. Create and build a track and watch as the shuttle does a 360 spin, climbs the lift elevator, passes over the seesaw or choose to control your designs with the stop-go button. 64-piece set includes 4 geometric shapes, track accessories, sky vehicle, and activity book.
3 years & up. Original and unique, this large construction set will challenge creative minds. The natural colored textured surfaces make the shapes very tactile and incorporate sensory play. Connecting the pieces is simple and easy for small hands and promotes fine motor skills. Transform this set into animals, flowers, people, and more. There is no limit to what children's imaginations can create! This set is suitable for outdoor or indoor play. Each piece measures 9 1/2 " across. This set contains 40 pieces.
2 years & up. Encourage children to explore their creativity as they build and discover basic engineering skills. Assemble structures using squares and triangles and add gears by simply pushing them into place. Once connected, turn one gear and see the rest of them rotate! Contains 58 durable, lightweight plastic pieces suitable for indoor and outdoor use. Includes: 24 squares, 4 triangles, 10 square gear panels, and 20 gears.
4 years & up. Train young brains to think in multiple dimensions, transferring 2-D information into 3-D creations. Includes 20 KEVA® planks, 30 double-sided cards, and instructions in a zippered carrying case.
This mobile display board is perfect for STEM and STEAM projects in all learning areas. Features a double-sided magnetic dry-erase panel for project ideas, magnetic tracks and more! A pegboard panel below allows you to add pegboard bins or hooks (not included) to store various tools and supplies. The board features a marker tray on both sides and 2" locking casters make it easy to move around a space. The magnetic dry-erase panels measure 30 3/4"W x 37 3/4"H and the pegboard panel… More »
3 years & up. Bring the beauty of colors found in natural rock formations to children. These wooden rocks can be stacked to build unique landscapes and help children develop an understanding of the fundamentals of balance. Improve concentration and coordination in users as they practice stacking the blocks to make more unconventional shapes. Set includes 6 uniquely designed stacking rocks.
3 years & up. Need another base for your LIGHT STAX® blocks? Includes one base and a USB to DC cord. Works with our LIGHT STAX® sets #145120, 145121, 145135, 32096, and 32099. Requires 3 AAA batteries (not included).
3 - 7 years. Make 6 transportation models at once with these 183 pieces! Create models out of big, soft, chunky K'nex pieces that are easy to assemble, stay together during play, and can be quickly dismantled for easy clean up. Great for children with varying fine motor skills. Building with K?NEX puts children on a path towards a fundamental understanding of STEAM/STEM subjects. K?NEX supports key areas of a child's developmental growth. As they click the different parts together and discover… More »