18 months & up. The smooth, pleasing texture of the River Rocks invites children to engage in one of the early STEM activities listed in the included set of activity cards. Children can stack, sort, and use the River Rocks in the water table and a variety of other areas in the learning environment. Children will build a strong foundation in basic science, technology, engineering, and math skills. Incorporating River Rocks into the learning environment is the perfect way to introduce STEM for… More »
2 years & up. Bring the feel of the outdoors inside with these vibrant, real-image play mats. The polyester surface is extremely lifelike and is sure to captivate young learners. Each mat measures 59"L x 39 1/2"W.
This set of 52 interactive STEM ideas will provide caregivers with a year's worth of weekly STEM activities for young children. These simple and straightforward ideas are enjoyable for families and children alike, and they're a great way to promote STEM activities for toddlers. Cards measure 5" x 5" and store in a sturdy plastic container.
18 months & up. Children will delight in all the fun and engaging learning opportunities available with the Sound and Sort Stackers. Multiple senses are engaged while children listen, look, sort, and stack these 18 captivating pieces. Encourage color recognition and fine motor development. A set of activity cards is included listing all of the benefits and many hands-on activities.
18 months & up. This set of five vibrant and chunky garden insects introduces children to common bugs found outside. This set of easy to grip critters includes matching photo activity cards with real images and fun facts about each insect. To take learning outside, have children look around their environment and spot some of the insects on their cards. Use these award-winning insects for dramatic play as well. Insects measure 5" each.
Encourage children to explore the five senses with this interactive, easy to follow game. This game will also help children with identifying facial expressions and parts of the body. Use this game in an interactive lesson about the five senses and how they help us function. Includes 2 game boards, 40 laminated game pieces, an activity guide, and a draw-string bag for easy transportation and storage. Made in the USA.
2 years & up. Six hardwood stacking squares feature inset colored acrylic windows for stacking, sorting, building, sequencing and creating imaginative, colorful constructions! Doubles as a stand-alone manipulative or an addition to hardwood block construction. Hardwood frames, rounded corners and edges, and inset acrylic windows. Largest square measures 7"W x 7"D x 2"H. 6 pieces.
12 months & up. Discover the different textures, sound and color to stimulate touch, feel and various sounds. This activity block set consists of 3 visual blocks, 3 auditory blocks and 3 texture blocks. Includes storage bag.
18 months & up. Freestanding table with built-in electrical lights invites children to explore color mixing, light, and shadows. Adult supervision. (Prism bricks and plates sold separately.) Minor assembly required. Measures 15"H x 25 1/2"W x 25 1/2"D.
2 years & up. These versatile hardwood-framed stacking blocks have six stacking squares and smooth, rounded corners and edges for safety, with inset magnified acrylic windows. The magnification stacking blocks are ideal for exploring natural, tactile, and other detailed materials found inside or in nature. This set also promotes fine motor skills and block play. Encourage children to build their own unique structures. Enhance STEM-based activities with this set, perfect for group or individual… More »
2 years & up. Invite children into a world of outdoor exploration as they seek out objects of certain colors and textures and complete early childhood sorting activities. The 24 tiles encourage three methods of discovery: by color, by texture, and by the object itself. Children can bring pieces of nature inside to sort or go on a nature hunt to find the natural items that match the words specified on the tiles. Either way, children are sure to enjoy the interactive indoor/outdoor component of… More »
2 years & up. Children can experience many fascinating optical discoveries about color, light, reflections, and more with these 5 easy to hold framed panels. Each durable plastic frame measures 7 3/4" x 5/8" and contains either an unbreakable mirror, see-thru acrylic colored panel in red, yellow and blue, or a multi-faceted panel. Includes activity guide.
2 years & up. Compare, explore, investigate, sort and match eight different familiar farm animals by their footprints. Perfect for sensory exploration and learning about animals. Each stone shows a raised footprint on the front and the owner's image imprinted on the back. Raised impressions on the stones allow to tracks to be made in the ground. Set includes 8 stones.
The aesthetic appeal of a bowl with the filtration of a technologically advanced aquarium. Receive everything you need to get started in one box - just add fish and water! Safe acrylic construction is stronger and safer than glass, 5 stages of filtration mean lower maintenance and healthier fish. Includes, tank, rocks, easily replaceable filter cartridge, light, and comprehensive instruction guide. 16"H x 15 1/2"W X 15 /2"D. Do not place aquarium near a window because of fire risk.… More »
2 years & Highly tactile and enormously appealing, these realistic looking speckled eggs are smooth and fit perfectly in little hands. Children will enjoy listening to the sound each egg makes while trying to pair it with its match, before mixing them up again to have another turn! Each set contains 6 eggs measuring 2.5"x 1.875" each.
Children are natural scientists, drawn to wonder, exploration, discovery, and analysis. This book gives you simple ideas to open up the world of discovery to young children. Through open-ended explorations, you will discover how to cultivate children's natural curiosity by asking simple questions: How? When? Where? And the most famous of all children's questions: Why? The hands-on activities will empower children to question, experiment, and develop abstract reasoning skills. Children will explore… More »
Complete your classroom STEAM area with a vibrant carpet illustrating the scientific method. Multiple STEAM based icons decorate the border while gears and inquiry prompts fill the center. Available on two sizes.
The biOrb Classic 15 liter aquarium is a simple starter aquarium which can be up and running in no time. Everything you need is together in one box -- all you need to add is water and fish. The aquarium is made from acrylic, which is stronger and safer than glass. Easy maintenance includes replacing the filter from the biological filtration system every six weeks, and changing a third of the water every two weeks. The aquarium is equipped with a standard LED light. Measures 11 3/4" diameter… More »
With the help of the stories and activities in this book, take the time to watch, wonder, ask questions, talk about, and explore the world of science with your child. Use favorite children's books to investigate animals and insects, learn how plants grow and change, and discover how shadows grow and shrink. With four chapters that cover a multitude of themes, it's never been easier to deepen your child's understanding of important science and reading concepts at the same time! 144 pages. Paperback.
3 years & up. Three sets of loose stones includes: assorted tumbled stones, rock crystal with rainbow tumbled stones, and agate tumbled stones. Each set has approximately 30-35 stones equal to 1 pound and are approximately 1"L. Perfect for loose parts activities, sorting, and discovery.
2 years & up. This unique set of engaging woodland footprints is a great way for children to start their woodland explorations! Each set includes a footprint for a fox, squirrel, rabbit, frog, deer, hawk, owl and mouse. Compare, explore, investigate, sort, and match eight different familiar woodland animals by their footprints. Take the stones on a group walk to compare them with any animal tracks the children discover.