3 years & up. Building upon the multi-faceted early childhood development benefits of unit block play, these sturdy wooden trucks are designed to overlay a new lesson on how a simple machine works. Teaches children to investigate the mechanics of gears, levers, wheel and axle technology, and pendulums. Use Unit Blocks (sold separately) with these Block Science Big Trucks to teach simple machine and STEM concepts while encouraging construction, deconstruction, teamwork, social interaction and self-expression.
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 »
3 years & up. Sturdy, high-quality, translucent interlocking builders are perfect for engineering, architecture, construction, the light table, and fine motor play. Sets universally connects with other interlocking builders for endless creations. Includes a sturdy storage container with locking lid.
Grades 3 & up. Enjoy hours of educational fun while learning about electronics - no tools required! Just follow the colorful pictures in the manual to build over 300 exciting projects. All parts are mounted on plastic modules and snap together with ease. Uses 4 "AA" batteries (not included).
6 years & up. Practice storytelling and problem-solving challenges with the Imagination Kit. Includes 400 pieces, a Pocketful of Ideas card deck, and an imagination sketchbook with instructions. Sketch a solution to a challenge, build a prototype, and watch your ideas come to life! Features: unleash your Imagination with this open-ended kit, contains 400 pieces and 105 card challenges, draw, sketch, and experiment with different materials, combine pieces to solve the challenges, unlimited fun… More »
6 years & up. Dive into the next iteration and make bigger polyhedra or a catapult. With 450 pieces and 21 fun maker projects, you'll have enough pieces to start inventing larger projects with your friends! Features: bring out the Inventor in you and start creating with this open-ended kit, contains 450 pieces and 21 fun maker projects, experiment with different materials, combine pieces to create hinges, movable joints, and whatever you can imagine, unlimited fun and ideal for group play, reusable… More »
3 years & up. Imagine, build, create! This set of interlocking blocks with soft bristles encourages tactile play and creative building and patterning. The blocks come in four colors and in multiple shapes and sizes.
3 years & up. Inspire and be inspired with this set of 144 unique, soft formed loose parts that mimic elements we see in the world around us. The law of gravity will test a child's patience, concentration and problem solving skills while creating imaginative structures. The set includes loose parts that represent water, trees, bricks, wood, steel, stones, a ball and people. The idea guide is full of images that will help spark imaginations and inspire new creations.
3 - 7 years. Great for children with varying manipulative skills. Build 8 models with corresponding cards or create your own one-of-a-kind creature using the 131 piece set. Storage container with lockable lid included.
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 56 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.
2 years & up. Build your town any way you like with this 26-piece interchangeable set. These all-wood pieces link together to create solid, sturdy structures for unlimited play. Pieces measure approximately 6" to 12". Wooden Village People are sold separately.
8 years & up. Experience the power of gravity with the Gravitrax Starter Set! Build your own action-packed track system to send your marbles racing while learning about gravity, magnetism, and kinetics. With over 100 pieces and 18 different construction elements, discover how the laws of physics affect the track your marble takes with curves, crosses, freefalls, and even a cannon. Experiment using different heights and angles to control the speed of the ball. Build your track using the construction… More »
6 years & up. Bring your creative ideas to life with the 3Doodler Start 3D Printing Pen & Refill Set! This set inspires creativity, design, planning, building, and spatial understanding to construct 3D printed masterpieces. The pen is easy to use, wireless, and eco-friendly. The pen is not hot to the touch and uses low-heat, BPA-Free and Non-Toxic Plastic making it safe for kids to use. Add even more colors to your 3D printed creation with the 3Doodler Primary Pow and Fire & Ice eco-plastic… More »
8 years & up. Encourage young architects to showcase their design skills with this 160-piece Arckit GO Colors 2.0 Architectural Modelling Kit! This set features components inspired by contemporary building forms and playful colors that are frequently used in modern architecture. Bring your designs to life using the large floor plates and easy 'click and connect' components. Included: Over 160 components, Free access to Arckitexture Library and Arckit Digital, Reusable box, and a Starter Guide.
3 years & up. Square, double-sided, puzzle-like base pieces interlock in a variety of ways to create a 2D or 3D base that supports IO Blocks® and gears. Little people with unique accessories and cows add an element of fun and imaginative play. Includes activity cards.
6 years & up. This is not your ordinary addition to the marble run family! Put the laws of motion to the test with this Mega Stunt set. The ingenious pieces interlock in endless configurations, while double-exit cubes keep you guessing on which way the marbles will go! Set includes: 108 cubes, 2 cascade stilts, 2 coaster tubes, 1 marble vortex, 1 pivot trampoline, 2 universal connectors, 30 steel marbles, and instructions.
14 years & up. Build incredibly unique, realistic free-form architectural models up to 960 square feet to scale 1:50/1:48 metric or 1/4 imperial with this expert model kit for young engineers. Arckit is a professional-level 'freeform' design tool with vast model building capabilities. Included: 230 Building components: 29 unique components, 1 component tray, 5x pre-printed architecture sheets, 5x blank architecture sheets, and curve components, A Starter guide, and Free access to Arckitexture Library and Arckit Digital.
7 years & up. Build 6 functioning mechanical arms, grabber claws, and legs with this Mechanical Engineering Kit by Thames & Kosmos. Learn mechanical engineering principles firsthand as you build claws that can grab and lift using pneumatic and hydraulic systems powered by air pressure. Included: 201 Building pieces and a 32-Page manual with easy-to-follow illustrated instructions.
8 years & up. Think big, build big! Explore different areas of physics and engineering by designing and building more than 20 functional models and conducting tests with The Big Engineering Makerspace. Learn about marine vehicles, submersibles, buoyancy, wind power, rotation, gears, and much more. Young engineers can even design and build their own models. The 128-page manual features step-by-step illustrated instructions to guide your model building and experiments.
Grades 4 - 8. The Pulleys in Motion Class Set provides hands-on activities that give students practical experience with this simple machine. Includes 18 single pulleys, 12 double pulleys, and 12 triple pulleys along with spring scales, twine, pulley links and a 32-page resource guide! 70 pieces total!
7 years & up. Designed with busy teachers in mind, the unique pre-prepped materials allow teachers to spend more time engaging with their students and teaching the lessons and less time prepping. Kit features detailed lesson plans and enough pre-prepped materials to deliver 3 lessons to 30 students with a focus on Operations & Algebraic Thinking. The hands-on activities help improve tested math skills by using art to teach difficult concepts. The teacher's guide is complete with lesson plans,… More »
3 years & up. Original and unique, this large construction set will challenge creative minds. Textured surfaces make the shapes very tactile and and connecting them is simple and easy to do. This set can be transformed into animals, flowers and more. Suitable for outdoors or indoors. Each piece measures 9 1/2 " across. Set of 20 pieces.
8 years & up. Designed with busy teachers in mind, the unique pre-prepped materials allow teachers to spend more time engaging with their students and teaching the lessons and less time prepping. Kit features detailed lesson plans and enough pre-prepped materials to deliver 3 lessons to 30 students with a focus on Numbers and Operations in Base 10. The hands-on activities help improve tested math skills by using art to teach difficult concepts. The teacher's guide is complete with lesson plans,… More »
5 years & up. Young architects can build from the ground up to design their own dream miniature city and more with this ArckitPlay Cityscape Plus Architectural Modelling Kit! This model set features warm pastel-colored components and a variety of iconic shapes that combine different styles of world architecture. Add "cut-out" props such as American football and stadiums, tennis and basketball courts, and water and grass to complete your structures. Included: Over 160 Components, 2… More »