3 years & up. Natural and unscripted play patterns emerge when Branch Blocks are provided for building and dramatic play inspiration. The intact textured bark on each building piece adds sensory exploration mirroring the organic benefits of outdoor play. Use Branch Blocks to practice stacking, sorting and STEM activities. Includes 36 wood pieces.
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.
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.
3 years & up. Make interactive reading even more fun with this Jurassic Adventure STEM Learning Interactive Take Home Activities Kit. The materials in this kit promote literacy, exploration, and problem solving. This exciting STEM Adventure kit invites families to participate in enjoyable STEM based learning together. The kit includes a book, learning materials, and an activity card(s).
3 years & up. Bring the adventure indoors with this engaging Animal Adventure STEM Learning Kit. This take-home STEM kit promotes literacy, dexterity, fine motor skills, color recognition, and collaborative learning. The adventure kit invites families to participate in enjoyable STEM based learning together. The kit includes a book, learning materials, and an activity card(s).
This 17-piece Wooden Block Balance set provides a hands-on STEM experience featuring cubes, rectangles and notched squares to creatively stack on the curved balance board. Explore and experiment by arranging the blocks on each side of the board to evenly distribute weight to achieve a balanced result. Children will develop STEM-based skills such as spatial sense, estimation, reasoning, probability, and the concepts of none, more, less, most, smaller, smallest, bigger, biggest. Included: Balance… More »
3 years & up. This 90-piece set includes a variety of items to create working waterways. Children can experiment with the effects that construction, gravity, and distance have on water pressure and flow as they create endless waterway configurations. Materials are transparent to allow for easy viewing of water flow. The Build a Waterway STEM Kit builds on children's natural curiosity by providing the materials and freedom to explore. The funnels, measuring pitchers, connector tubes, blockers,… More »
3 years & up. This set of 52 activity card(s) 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. Activity card(s) 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. Activity card(s) 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.
Decorate your classroom or learning center with these STEM Concepts and Activities Diverse Settings Poster Set . These posters are a great way for your children to identify and relate to others as they engage in similar STEM activities. Use these posters in an interactive lesson to describe what STEM based activity the children are engaging in. Each high quality image measures 11"L x 17"W.
Transport your children across the globe with these exciting posters. This set of 12 high quality images features buildings and architecture from New York City all the way to Australia to name a few. Use these posters in an interactive lesson about geography and the wonders of the world. For extra learning, have children describe what they see in the images. Each of the 12 posters includes the name and location of the structure pictured. Posters measure 11" x 17".
2 years & up. Durable set of plant specimens in shatter-resistant acrylic. Set includes 9 authentic specimens; rose, rice, fibrous root, taproot, clover, wheat, maple leaf, daisy and fern frond. Double-sided cards featuring detailed images, fun facts and important information included. The stones fit perfectly inside the Specimen Stone Tabletop Stand for display in classroom centers (sold separately, item 38036).
2 years & up. Durable set of bug specimens set in shatter-resistant acrylic. Set includes 9 authentic specimens; wasp, bee, butterfly, ladybeetle, scorpion, cricket, pill bug, june beetle, and spider. Double-sided cards featuring detailed images, fun facts and important information included. The stones fit perfectly inside the Specimen Stone Tabletop Stand for display in classroom centers (sold separately, item 38036).
2 years & up. Enhance activities using found loose parts with these substantial, solid wood Loose Parts Organic Wooden Trays designed as recognizable natural icons. Each curved tray is divided into compartments of various sizes, encouraging children to engage in simple classification and seriation. As children are introduced to new objects, they will develop spatial relationships and strengthen their fine motor skills. These durable trays also serve as beautiful storage for loose parts between… More »
2 years & up. Durable set of sea creature specimens in shatter-resistant acrylic. Set includes 9 authentic specimens; sea star, shrimp, sea anemone, brown algae, hermit crab, crab, seahorse, tiger barb, and red algae. Double-sided cards featuring detailed images, fun facts, and important information included. The stones fit perfectly inside the Specimen Stone Tabletop Stand for display in classroom centers (sold separately, item 38036).
3 years & up. Add a math element to your classroom with these Multi-Color Linking Cubes with Jar. Your children will enjoy stacking, sorting, counting and more! These durable plastic cubes promote early math skills such as color recognition, counting and patterning. This jar includes 150 cubes in ten different colors. The pieces store in a convenient jar with screw-on lid and handle. Cubes measure 8".
18 months & up. These chunky, translucent, interlocking builders are perfect for the light table, construction, and fine motor play. The 72 brightly colored pieces are perfect for toddlers to build a variety of creations without feeling overwhelmed. This set universally connects with other builders. Smallest block size is 1.25".
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. This exciting manipulative is sure to have children interested in math. Children will start to grasp concepts of numerical value when they count the numbers of leaves and place them on the appropriate branch. Each of the four colors of leaves represents a different numeral that matches the corresponding number of leaves. Incorporate a math activity to encourage the development of STEM skills. The vinyl material is easy to clean.
18 months & up. The Wooden Exploration Set encourages independence and self-directed exploration. The open-ended components of this award-winning wooden set will inspire children's natural curiosity and joy of learning. Young children instinctively investigate objects that interest them and make discoveries through taste, touch, smell, sound, and sight.Toddlers crave new experiences while enjoying the comfort of the familiar. With opportunities to manipulate the objects over and over, young… More »
3 years & up. Strong ceramic magnets with an easy grip plastic handle. How do Magnets Work? Teach young scientists about magnetism 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.