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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
8 years & up. Explore the basics of mechanical physics by building a series of simple machines designed to perform complex tasks that make our everyday lives easier. Build 26 working models focusing on six simple machines: wheels and axles, levers, pulleys, inclined planes, screws, and wedges. Learn the science behind your builds in the full-color, 32-page manual and follow the easy to understand step-by-step instructions to assemble each machine. As your understanding of mechanical physics… More »
3 years & up. These unique coding blocks will help ensure your Primo™ Cubetto robot gets where it needs to go. Just place the blocks into your interface board and watch as your Cubetto turns and moves in the direction each block correlates with. Cubetto bot, interface board, and maps are not included. Included: Directional Blocks: 4 Backward, 4 Left, 4 Right, and 4 Forward.
3 years & up. These Logic Blocks take coding with Primo™ Cubetto to a whole new level! Instead of just normal directional blocks, these blocks feature coding functions like Negation, Random, and Function. Learn to use them all combined with your classic directional blocks to send your Cubetto on even more exciting and complicated adventures! Cubetto Robot, Maps, and Interface board are not included. Included: Logic Blocks: 4 Negation, 4 Random, and 4 Function.
5 years & up. Explore basic mechanical engineering concepts through interactive storytelling and creative building. Follow along in the beautifully illustrated 32-page storybook and learn to build a series of adorable, motorized robotic animals. Storybook features instructions to create eight different functioning models, including: a polar bear, cat, narwhal, crab, fox, baby llama, unicorn, and sea otter. Each model is easy to assemble and powered by a battery-powered motor. Requires 2 AA batteries… More »
3 years & up. Embark on new and challenging adventures with the Logic Pack! Combine your Logic Blocks with this set of storybooks and flashcards that teach new logical concepts. These logic and reasoning skills are important in early childhood education to lay the foundation for many components such as STEM learning. Logic Blocks not included. Includes: 4 Storybooks, 32 Illustrated Flash Cards, and 1 Sticker Sheet.
5 years & up. Give your kid a head start in creating and building! Promote your child's development of STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, and math) concepts by lighting their natural curiosity and creativity. Your child will learn the basic principles of building and bring their creations to life with this educational toy that promotes skill development and allows the creation of three-dimensional models. This set includes newly designed parts - a barbell shaped rod that easily sandwiches… More »
3 years & up. Natural and unscripted play patterns emerge when Branch Blocks are provided for building and dramatic play inspiration. The intact textured bark on each building piece adds sensory exploration mirroring the organic benefits of outdoor play. Use Branch Blocks to practice stacking, sorting and STEM activities. Includes 36 wood pieces.
Inspire future architects, build imaginations and develop problem solving skills as children try their skills on creating some of the worlds most interesting structures with blocks. The laminated posters are durable enough to be placed on the floor with the blocks or on the wall for inspiration. Columns, arches, angles and curves are clearly shown in this set of 10 (11 1/2" x 17") double-sided posters.
3 years & up. Roll your way into a good time with this marbulous-marble run! The durable, transparent pieces allow children to visually track the entire course of their marble as it makes its journey through several fun twists and turns. This Transparent Marble Run promotes fine motor skills, spatial relationships, logic, and STEM skills. The colorful pieces can fit together multiple ways, so children can design them differently each time. Have children drop the marbles in at different points… More »
3 years & up. Build up, out, and any direction you can think of with this awesome peg-based building set! Set up your peg base by inserting pegs into the holes of the foam peg board until you have a basic design you like. Stack the pegs on top of each other and use the connectors to build in whatever direction you'd like to go. For a touch of excitement, add different sized wheels throughout and watch them spin and rotate or use the wheels to build vehicles that roll. Engineering has never been… More »
2 years & up. Invite children to build thoughtfully and organically with Wooden Stackers Standing Stones. Inspired by prehistoric building blocks, these geometric, wooden stones foster a child's curiosity for creating ancient structures using organic, natural materials. Each wooden block is sanded smooth to highlight the beautiful gradient of the original wood. Different sizes help children understand weight, gravity and patterns. Inspiration cards encourage children to creatively stack and… More »
3 years & up. Over 300 pieces contribute to this kit's endless building possibilities. An assortment of activity cards 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 »
8 years & up. Experience the power of gravity with the Gravitrax! Add the Gravity Hammer to the Gravitrax Starter Set and send the marble propelling through your course. When triggered, the hammer swings down and hits the marble, giving it momentum to send it on its way. Includes: Hammer and 6 additional tracks. Gravitrax Starter Set not included.
Early childhood teachers continue to seek activities that promote STEM-based learning. But most STEM books focus on science and math, excluding technology and engineering. Creative Investigations in Early Engineering & Technology helps teachers create a more well-rounded STEM learning program. Encourage children to think, make, tinker and innovate. Introduce engineering skills such as coding in a developmentally appropriate way. Leverage children's use of digital technologies to help them learn… More »
2 years & up. Bring the instinctive wonder that children have for nature into the classroom with an organic, wooden building blocks set. The Wooden Stackers River Stones invite children to build and stack using blocks inspired by the natural, polished shapes of river rocks. The rounded, wooden stones are sanded smooth to highlight the beautiful gradient of the wood pieces. Different sizes help children understand weight, gravity and patterns. Inspiration cards encourage children to build creatively… More »
8 years & up. Experience the power of gravity with the Gravitrax! Add the Loop to the Gravitrax Starter Set and turn the marble upside down. Experiment how much speed the marble needs to loop-the-loop. Includes: Loop and 6 additional tracks. Gravitrax Starter Set not included.