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Image of Ramptastic - STEM Ramp for Testing Velocity
Ramptastic - STEM Ramp for Testing Velocity
Item: 63780
Status: In Stock
$54.95
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 card(s) included. Cars sold separately. Measures 12.5"L x 4.75"W x 4.25"H.
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Block Science Foundation Set A - 55 Piece Set
Item: 89786
Status: In Stock
$144.95
$99.95
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 »
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K'NEX® Introduction to Simple Machines: Levers and Pulleys
Item: 25250
Status: In Stock
$69.95
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 »
Image of Click Builders Classic Prism - 1,000 Pieces
Click Builders Classic Prism - 1,000 Pieces
Item: 63675
Status: In Stock
$61.95
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.
Image of Wood Stackers: River Stones - 20 Pieces
Wood Stackers: River Stones - 20 Pieces
Item: 32426
Status: In Stock
$69.95
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 »
Image of Wood Stackers: Standing Stones - 20 Pieces
Wood Stackers: Standing Stones - 20 Pieces
Item: 32427
Status: In Stock
$70.95
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 »
Image of Resources: Earth's Elements at Play - 144 Pieces
Resources: Earth's Elements at Play - 144 Pieces
Item: 91277
Status: In Stock
$73.95
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.
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STEM Builder Series Build an Animal
Item: 63197
Status: In Stock
$52.95
3 years & up. Over 300 pieces contribute to this kit's endless building possibilities. An assortment of activity card(s) 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 »
Image of Unit Block Marble Run - 40 Piece Set
Unit Block Marble Run - 40 Piece Set
Item: 37089
Status: In Stock
$94.95
3 years & up. Children can begin early exploration of physics, STEM lessons, and architectural design using the Unit Block Marble Run 40 piece set. Rubberwood blocks feature drops, bumps and routed paths that allow for multiple building opportunities. Ten double-sided concept cards provide building inspiration for different block arrangements as well as corresponding lessons related to physics theories. Set includes 4 starter acrylic marbles and 36 block pieces scaled to unit block proportions… More »
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Block Science Big Trucks
Item: 89799P
Status: Temporarily Out of Stock
$114.95 - $159.95
$89.95
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.
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Goobi® Construction Set
Item: 145465P
Status: In Stock
$76.95 - $129.95
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 »
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KEVA® Structures 200 Plank Set
Item: 52469
Status: In Stock
$66.95
5 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.
Image of Kid K'NEX® Education Set with 131 Pieces
Kid K'NEX® Education Set with 131 Pieces
Item: 82068
Status: In Stock
$90.95
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.
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Transparent Marble Run
Item: 84211
Status: In Stock
$56.95
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 »
Image of Kids First Robot Engineer Kit - 53 Pieces
Kids First Robot Engineer Kit - 53 Pieces
Item: 145669
Status: In Stock
$52.95
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 »
Image of K'NEX® Introduction to Simple Machines: Gears - 7 Model Builds
K'NEX® Introduction to Simple Machines: Gears - 7 Model Builds
Item: 25251
Status: In Stock
$69.95
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 concepts such as gearing up/down and increasing speed/force as they build crank fans, egg beaters and more. Includes building instructions for 6 different models with real-life photo and key facts. Complete set includes building materials in a sturdy divided case, teaching resource CD (with teaching notes,… More »
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Simple Machine - Gear Train Model
Item: 28259
Status: In Stock
$79.95
This model is composed of three identical wooden gears mounted on a base with a hand turn crank. It is made from sturdy wooden construction and is ideal for classroom use. The model shows how gears work at a basic level to make work easier. Includes an instruction manual. Made of particle board and wooden components. Measures 16.25"W x 6.5"H x 3.5"D.
Image of Simple Machine - Pulley Model
Simple Machine - Pulley Model
Item: 28262
Status: In Stock
$52.95
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 16.25"W x 6.5"H x 3.5"D.
Image of Tabletop Notch Blocks - Western
Tabletop Notch Blocks - Western
Item: 37454P
Status: In Stock
$92.95 - $136.95
3 years & up. Children can experience Western-inspired architecture, indoors and outdoors, using the Notch Blocks Western set. Plastic, neutral-colored blocks feature notched parts that easily connect for strong, detailed builds. Using included ladders and bridge pieces, children can build different structures with varying elevated platforms and span natural elements. Set includes 10 double-sided build cards. Available in sets of 85 pieces or 129 pieces.
Image of Clear Crystal Blocks - 25 Pieces
Clear Crystal Blocks - 25 Pieces
Item: 37178
Status: In Stock
$94.95
3 years & up. Transparent acrylic blocks in 17 different shapes are a unique building set for light table exploration as the light shines through each piece. Smooth surfaces and edges are ideal for sensory learning. Primary shapes help develop mathematical understanding of basic geometric forms while irregular shapes inspire creativity and patterning. Pieces range from approximately 1" to 3.2".
Image of Tabletop Notch Blocks - Eastern
Tabletop Notch Blocks - Eastern
Item: 37640P
Status: In Stock
$92.95 - $136.95
3 years & up. Children can experience Eastern-inspired architecture, indoors and outdoors, building with the Notch Blocks Eastern set. Solid plastic, neutral-colored blocks feature notched parts that easily connect for strong, detailed builds. Using included ladders and bridge pieces, children can build different structures with varying elevated platforms and span natural elements. Set includes 10 double-sided build cards. Available in 87 pieces or 132 pieces.
Image of Design & Drill® BrightWorks
Design & Drill® BrightWorks
Item: 145161
Status: In Stock
$50.95
3 years & up. Light up creativity with the flip of a switch! Follow one of 12 included patterns or create your own custom glowing creations. Just insert one of the translucent bolts, use the working, kid-friendly power drill to drill it in, and watch as your dynamic creation shines! Includes: light-up activity board, power drill with socket bit and flat tip bit, 80 bolts, and guide with 12 patterns. Real kid-friendly power-tool action for hours of light-up fun. Requires 3 AA batteries and 3 AAA batteries (not included).
Image of Coding Critters - Ranger & Zip
Coding Critters - Ranger & Zip
Item: 142446
Status: In Stock
$50.95
4 years & up. Join these playful pups in early coding fun! This 15-piece Coding Critters set features interactive pets Ranger and his friend Zip along with a playset including a house, slide, tennis ball launcher, and more. Play fetch, hide and seek, and other fun games with the pet playset or create your own coding stories and challenges. When you are not coding, you can pet, feed, and take care of Ranger just like a real pet in Play Mode. Read along and explore the coding adventures in the… More »
Image of Unit Block Set A - 28 Piece Set
Unit Block Set A - 28 Piece Set
Item: 89787
Status: In Stock
$64.95
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 28 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.