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 1/2"H x 4 1/2"W x 12 1/2"L.
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.
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. 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. PowerClix® Solids Natural integrates elements of natural play, light and color exploration and loose parts theory with the innovative STEM toy building platform of PowerClix®. With nature-inspired colors, the Solids Natural set encourages children to create beautiful 2D patterns and advance to architectural constructions using familiar shapes. Use these pieces on a light table or in a sunny spot for a unique sensory experience. In keeping with STEM toy attributes, PowerClix®… 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.
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 »
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.
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 »
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.
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 »
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 »
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 - 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.
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 »
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.
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 »
6 years & up. Bring your creative ideas to life with the 3Doodler Start 3D Printing Pen 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. Promotes STEM concepts. Set includes: 3Doodler Start Pen, 48 3Doodler Start Plastic Strands, Micro USB Charging Cable,… 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 »
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.
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.
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.