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 »
3 years & up. This 8 page STEM Journal outlines how to utilize the scientific process in an early childhood classroom. Each of the 8 1/2" 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.
This set of 52 cards will provide classrooms with a year's worth of interactive STEM activities for children and their families. These simple and straightforward STEM-themed family engagement ideas are enjoyable for teachers, families, and children alike. Cards measure 5" x 5" and store in a sturdy plastic container.
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. 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).
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. 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.
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.
3 years & up. Introduce the science of life cycles and growth with these wooden puzzles. Four colorful puzzles represent the life cycles of a frog, ant, chicken and oak tree. Each highly detailed, photographic image has a matching picture beneath the easy-to-grasp piece. Perfect for home use or in schools. Each puzzle has 4 pieces.
4 years & up. Durable unit with acrylic viewing window, built-in water basin and drainage reservoir, light shield that keeps plants growing but can be removed for viewing roots, 8 super-expanding grow mix wafers, 3 packets of seeds, identification labels and 16 page booklet with complete instructions and experiments. Measures 9 1/4"H x 16"W x 5 3/4"D.
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.
3 years & up. Instant activity center for children to learn and begin to understand step by step the sequencing life cycles of 5 different insects. Game includes 2 laminated activity game boards along with 4 life cycles cards for each insect. An activity guide is included to show the many different ways to play the game and to get kids interested in the life cycle process.
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 1/2" wide.
3 years & up. Build awareness and support cognitive development with this engaging shadow matching game! Children will love putting their reasoning, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills to the test as you challenge them to match the objects on the cards to their correct silhouette. Perfect for individual or group play, this matching game provides hours of fun! 3 - 4 players. Includes 2 double-side boards and 36 tiles.
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. Six sturdy, chunky eyedroppers are sized perfectly for little hands and make a great addition to a science center or sensory table. Children can have fun experimenting with cause and effect while building fine motor skills. Stand provides convenience and organization for storage. Stand measures 2 1/4"H x 4 1/2"W x 4 3/4"L.
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.
4 years & up. A metamorphosis kit for ladybugs. Watch nature work its magic as you see ladybugs change from cute little larvae into adult beetles in their own Ladybug Land! Includes see-through habitat, voucher to redeem online for 10 to 13 ladybugs and food (at an additional cost), built in magnifier lenses, and fun-filled instruction guide.
4 years & up. Watch 5 caterpillars develop into beautiful butterflies in this intriguing observation station. Comes with a mesh pop-up habitat, feeding kit, care instructions, butterfly facts, and a coupon (shipping and handling charges may apply) for butterfly culture. (Sorry, we cannot ship larvae to Hawaii.) Habitat measures approximately 10 1/2"H x 10 1/2" diameter.