3 years & up. This 8 page STEM Journal outlines how to utilize the scientific process in an early childhood classroom. Each of the 8.5" x 11" pages provide a space for children to draw pictures along with developmentally appropriate lines to write text as they utilize the scientific method. Perfect addition to any science center! Set of 10 journals.
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 39.5"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.
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.
6 years & up. Zoom in and take a closer look and explore the world through a different lens! The STEM Starter Kit allows you to convert any smartphone or tablet into a powerful microscope. Select your preferred lighting preference such as the LED light for everyday objects or the UV lights as a forensics tool. Install the microscope by clipping positioning it over the camera lens on the back of your phone or tablet. Position the lens directly over the object or slide that you are viewing. You… More »
8 years & up. Send your children on a fun treasure adventure with these Dig & Display Fossil & World of Gemstones Dig Kits. The 2 separate kits serve as an introduction to prehistoric Earth and Geology. With the Dig & Display Fossil kit, children will learn about the evolution of plants and animals as they uncover each fossil. The World of Gemstones Dig Kit will take your child around the world to dig up real gemstones and learn fun, relatable cultural facts about each country where… More »
3 years & up. The Rainbow Gel Alpha Boats and Number Fish contain gel-like beads in 7 colors: red, orange, yellow, green, light blue, dark blue, and purple. The jelly-like, squishy texture makes these perfect for sensory activities. The Alpha Boats have uppercase letters on one side and lowercase on the other. The Number Fish have numbers 0-20 on one side and the corresponding dots on the other. Both sets contain a loop at the top for hanging or displaying. Boats measures 4.1"L x 3.6"W… More »
3 years & up. Let children explore pond life through this Pond Habitat Sensory Bin. Along with lots of materials you get an activity guide co-written by Dr. Laura Bailet. She introduces the sensory bin and fun ways parents, teachers and children can use it. Count frogs and turtles, build a rock barrier between water and dirt or plant small trees.
3 years & up. Children will enjoy endless fun with this Arctic Habitat Sensory Bin. Along with lots of materials you get an activity guide co-written by Dr. Laura Bailet. She introduces the sensory bin and fun ways parents, teachers and children can use it. Children can let a walrus drive the boat in an arctic sea or build snowballs with the penguins. Contents may vary.
3 years & up. Strong ceramic magnets with an easy grip plastic handle. How do Magnets Work? Teach young scientists about magetism without a mess. Just waive these wands over different objects to see if they are magnetic. Each magnet can pick up small items such as paperclips and iron shavings. Available individually and in sets of 3 or 6. Colors will vary.
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.
3 years & up. Take a closer look and explore the world around you with the Kaplan Magnifiers! This set of three magnifiers feature 3x to 5x magnification of objects. Turn on the built-in light to improve visibility. Magnifiers measure 5.75", 6", and 6.75" long. Each individual magnifier requires 3 AAA batteries (not included).
2 years & up. Support children's growing understanding of the world around them with this realistic set of 8 bugs. Set includes an ant, beetle, butterfly, centipede, dragonfly, ladybug, spider and woodlouse. Made from a special stone mix for added durability makes these bugs perfect for outdoor use. Each stone measures approximately 3.5". Magnifying glass and brushes are not included.
This one of a kind center allows you to create a garden, a butterfly house, ladybug habitat, or whatever science project you wish. A spacious learning environment for your entire classroom. A 5" diameter screw-on cap provides easy access. Comes in blue frame only, with a Mega-Tray, vent plug, and super plug. Remove the dome and turn the center into a Sand & Water Center. Easy to move on (4) 3" locking casters. 2 snap-on caddies are included. Some assembly required. 33"H x 21"W x 21"D.
3 years & up. Children will discover the world with a new perspective using these Magico Lenses. Set of four eco-friendly lenses include two star prisms and two square prisms. Great for visual games -- ask children to talk about what looks different, if they only see shapes, how the colors change, or what happens when you look with only one eye. Colors will vary.
This poster set features 12 vivid images depicting different types of weather from around the world. Engage children by asking them if they know what the weather is, have they experienced it and where it might be. Weather images include rainbow, drought, hail and cloudy. Posters measure 11" x 17". Set of 12.
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.
3 years & up. Help your children count and sort with this Primer Practice Balance With Clear Buckets for Developing Math Skills. Children will exercise their critical thinking skills as they count out pieces to achieve equilibrium. This activity promotes fine motor skills, color recognition, and discovery. Great for individual or small group play. Includes removable, transparent .5-liter buckets for comparing liquids or solids. One gram sensitivity.
3 years & up. Light, soft and smooth and resembles snow allowing children to create different shapes with their own hands! Easy clean up with a damp cloth and can be used over and over again! Includes .5 lb. and reusable airtight bucket to ensure it stays soft.
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 »
18 months & up. These tweezers help toddlers develop pincer grasp, an important early fine motor skill. Ergonomic depressions on each tweezer guide proper grip. Can be used with manipulatives, early counting and science lessons, etc. Approximately 5.5"L x 2"W. Assorted colors. Available in sets of 6 and 12.
3 years & up. Learn about magnetism, develop visual matching skills, and improve eye-hand coordination. Each ring is magnetic -- one side positive and the other negative. When the rings are stacked, they either attract the next ring and pull them together, or repel it and cause it to float. Includes 40 pattern match challenges, 10 magnetic rings, a stand, and a storage bag.
3 years & up. Bring science into the classroom. This set of 12 Agate slices will delight the little explorer in any child. Transparent quality of each slice allows children to see the layers caused by formations. Color and texture variations can open discussions about likes and differences. The possibilities are endless! Each slice measures approximately 1.5" wide.
3 years & up. Look under the magnifying glass to see the different details of the shells or use for counting, sorting, and up-close viewing. These genuine, assorted sea shells come in different sizes. Available in a set of 12 or a set of 48.