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 cards included. Cars sold separately. Measures 4.5" H x 4.5" W x 12.5" L.
Grades 3 & up. With the SC 300 project set, kids will 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).
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.
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 »
3 years & up. The possible aircraft configurations are limitless with this set. Children can design and build jets, helicopters, planes or anything else they can imagine with this 70+ piece kit. This STEM Kit builds on children's natural curiosity by providing the materials and freedom to explore. The dowels, rods, connectors, blocks, wheels, and pins provide endless opportunities for child-guided learning. Children should be encouraged to build, create, and invent on their own. Experimentation… More »
3 years & up. Experience the world of Lux through the patented revolutionary snapping hinge technology. Users are able to build structures which curve, bend, move, and fold! Modeled after nature at the molecular level, Lux connects not through sticking or stacking like other building sets, but through linking pieces together. Each durable building block piece connects on all 4 sides allowing for more flexible builds to create toys where any part can move. The Max Freestyle Set includes 330 pieces… More »
6 years & up. Experience the world of Lux through the patented revolutionary snapping hinge technology. Users are able to build structures which curve, bend, move, and fold! Modeled after nature at the molecular level, Lux connects not through sticking or stacking like other building sets, but through linking pieces together. Each durable building block piece connects on all 4 sides allowing for more flexible builds to create toys where any part can move. The Lux Steam Inventor set will keep… More »
3 years & up. Imagine, build, and create with this colorful set of interlocking Porcupine Blocks. The soft-bristled pieces encourage tactile, sensory, block, and creative play. Simply press the blocks together to attach them. These textured blocks come in four colors and in multiple shapes and sizes. Encourage children to build vehicles, airplanes, buildings, boats, or even animals. Their imaginations are the limit with these engaging blocks. This set is perfect for individual or group play. Set of 216 pieces.
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.
3 years & up. This magnetic construction set allows children to explore magnetism safety and learn about its attractive and repulsive properties. By incorporating the unique Goobi® tripod design, this construction set enables young builders to create rigid cubical structures with more design possibilities! A valuable STEM learning resource. Introduces children to magnetism, structures, geometry, physics, architecture, and engineering. Improves children's fine motor skills, hand-eye coordination,… More »
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 »
5 years & up. Introduce and grow early coding skills with Botley® the Coding Robot by Learning Resources. Botley® is one of the only coding robots that grows with your child. From basic navigational functions to advanced features that will get him through obstacle courses, direct him down pathways made from black lines, and allow him to detect objects, this little robot does it all. After mastering the basics, kids can test out their coding skills with the Botley's Action Challenge Accessory… More »
3 years & up. Practice architectural theories, model scales and engineering with this 60 piece Little Bricks set. Included are 10 double-sided concept cards to give ideas for specific structures. Textured TPR plastic and weighted metal interior is scaled to miniature brick size for architectural building. Build models and scenery for pretend play, stop motion videos and more. Perfect for indoor and outdoor play. The four color gradients of the bricks provide an authentic building experience.… More »
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.
5 - 8 years. Design & Drill® Space Circuits is a great way for children to learn about circuitry. Children will enjoy 20 space-themed challenges using a child-friendly drill to create circuits that really work! Learn to light, spin simple motors, add momentary buttons and switches, and more. Supports STEM by introducing tools, encouraging problem-solving, and inspiring creativity. Requires 3 AAA batteries for the drill and 3 AA batteries for the battery pack (not included). Includes: Space… More »
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.
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. 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. 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 »
7 years & up. Construct tracks of tunnels, funnels, ramps, and chutes, then set the ball rolling and watch your creation come to life. The open-ended, no rules play promotes experimentation, creativity, and problem solving, which are key mental skills for aspiring young engineers and architects. As children build through trial and error, they gain an early understanding of physics and engineering concepts like balance and structural stability. No glue and no connectors means structures are vulnerable… More »
3 - 7 years. This K'Nex set is ideal 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. This set includes 10 vibrant and hypnotic eyes, as well as a pair of ears that can also be used as wings. Each group building set can accommodate 6 to 8 children. Clean up is easy with this handy, reusable container with lid. Building with K'NEX® puts children on a path towards a fundamental understanding of STEAM/STEM subjects.
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. Encourages fine motor skills, problem solving, dramatic play and spatial conception. Children can build both horizontally and vertically use the base pieces. Little people with unique accessories and cows add an element of fun and imaginative play. Includes activity cards. 118 pieces.
7 years & up. Develop a knack to stack! No glue or connectors required -- simply stack wood planks to create buildings, monuments, and geometric forms. It's the ideal activity to help children gain an understanding of balance and proportion, as well as interest in architecture, building, and design. Set includes: 200 pine planks and an idea booklet.
Grades 4 & up. Build all 5 simple machines at once in science centers. Students can construct, examine and explain simple machines to develop a deeper understanding of how they make work easier. Contains enough pieces to build a lever, pulley, inclined plane, wheel and axle, and wedge all at the same time! Modify machines with 4 included weights (two 5g and two 10g), plus 8 included rubber bands to explore effort, force, load, motion and distance. Includes 63 pieces and activity guide.