Support children’s exploration of STEM concepts in the classroom. With Kaplan’s selection of interactive STEM-related toys and games, kids can learn the basics about engineering, robotics, environmental science, physics, and more.
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.
3 years & up. Take a closer look and explore the world around you with the Kaplan Magnifiers with Built-In Light! 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).
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. Create your own sensory tubes with this set of 4 clear tubes with dual openings. Includes 8 solid lids (two red, two blue, two yellow, two orange) and 4 vented lids (red, blue, yellow,orange) to let children explore their sense of smell. Lids easily twist on and off, and hold liquid securely inside. Contents shown are not included. Each tube is 12"H x 2"D.
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 2.25"H x 4.5"W x 4.75"L.
4 years & up. Use safety goggles any time students need reliable eye protection. Sized for students and adjustable for adults. Goggles measure 6" x 3". Set of 6 come in 3 bright, translucent colors (red, blue, and green). Meets ANSI Z87.1 safety standards.
4 years & up. Use these Jumbo Easy to Grip Test Tubes with Stand for Early STEM Learning in your next STEM lesson. These chunky science tools are sized just right for little scientists. Children will love filling these tubes with different liquids or materials for experiments. These test tubes can also be used for dramatic play. Set includes 6 jumbo test tubes with a rack and multiple color lids.
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 7.75" x .625" and contains either an unbreakable mirror, see-thru acrylic colored panel in red, yellow and blue, or a multi-faceted panel for visual explorers. Includes activity guide.
3 years & up. Inspire crafts and scientific discovery with this Natural Stones and Minerals kit! This rock collection box includes more than 210 individual pieces and 11 different types: River Pebbles, Polished Stones (black, white, assorted), Tiger's Eye, Gemstones, Amethyst Points, Amethyst Clusters, Iron Pyrite, 2 Agate slices (large and small). An ideal addition to sensory bin, little geologists will love to sort, classify and identify the various stone characteristics! Use this kit to start… More »
3 years & up. Take a closer look at botanical elements and inspire curiosity while exploring this Natural Botanicals Pack! Discover various leaves, pine cones, fibers, acorns, grass, seeds, sticks, lotus, and loofah sponges. This set features 17 different botanical elements: Yulan Leaves, Bodhi Leaves, Heart Leaves, Cercis Leaves, Assorted Pine Cones, Long Pine Cones, Mango Leaves, Palm Tree Fibre, Bamboo Leaves, Acorns, Wild Grass Bundles, Cotton Seed Capsules, Long Bamboo Sticks, Lotus Heads,… More »
3 years & up. Real science tools perfectly sized for little hands! Includes 10 activities that cover science process skills, living and non-living things, physical science, senses and more. Includes beaker, magnifying glass, funnel, eyedropper, flask, tweezers, goggles, test tubes, and activity cards.
4 years & up. The hunt is on! Customize your maze, then program the mouse to find the cheese. The inventive possibilities are endless. It's the perfect introduction to the concepts of coding, early engineering, step programming, and critical thinking. This deluxe science set includes 16 pieces to create a 20" x 20" maze board, 25 wall tiles to create paths that are straightforward, winding, and everything between, and sequence cards to plot your way to the cheese while tracking every… More »
4 years & up. Unique child-size glasses feature easy-to-change lenses -- 2 each of red, yellow, blue and distortion lenses. Combine up to 2 lenses per side to teach color mixing (secondary colors). Overlap lenses without their durable plastic frames for kaleidoscope fun! Single lenses teach primary color identification or serve as great early science tools for observation. Color mixing guide included.
All ages. Meet Obie, the next level of interactive play. Discover games for kids of all ages to play, replay, and come back for more. Children are actively learning while being physically engaged promoting a healthy, active life style for the brain and body. Kaplan Early Learning Company has pre-selected dozens of energizing, popular games to challenge your early learner in areas such as literacy, gross motors skills, math skills, science, music, and more. Bring new excitement to the classroom with… More »
3 years & up. Observe on a grand scale with our extra-large magnifiers. Ideal for taking a closer look at plants, animals, rocks, and insects in life science lessons. Built-in stands allow hands free viewing. Plastic lens measures 4.5" in diameter and offers 4.5x magnification. Magnifiers measure 8"L. Includes a stand for classroom organization.
3 years & up. Encourage young scientists to take their investigations further with these perfectly sized tools. Includes durable magnifiers with built-in stand for hands-free observation, 4.5x magnification, and 4.5" diameter viewing area. Exercises fine motor skills as children use the easy-grip tweezers. Includes 3 magnifiers and 3 tweezers. Colors may vary.
3 years & up. Take a closer look at natural wood elements and inspire curiosity while exploring this Natural Wood Treasures Pack! Loose parts inspire children to be creative and problem-solving. Discover various branches, drift wood, rattan, roots, bark, and willows. This set features 13 different natural wood elements: Branch Offcuts - Oval, Mulberry Slices, Small Cuts Tea Plant Branch Cuttings, Azalea Branch Cuttings, Drift Wood, Dark Brown Rattan, Dried Ginger Root, Mulberry Root, Rattan… More »
3 years & up. Take a closer look at outdoor elements and inspire curiosity while exploring this Natural Starter Pack! Discover various leaves, pine cones, fibers, acorns, grass, seeds, sticks, lotus, and loofah sponges. This set features 17 different natural elements: Willow Balls, Branch Chips, Oval Branch Offcuts, Circular Branch Offcuts, Rattan Slices, Bark Squares, River Pebbles, Assorted Small Polished Stones, Small Gemstones, Small Seashells, Assorted Pine Cones, Bodhi Leaves, and Colored… More »
Sea Beans are seeds from trees and vines that grow along tropical shores. They wash into the ocean, drift and are collected. The seeds are a beautiful, natural element for investigations, sorting, sand and water play and more."
4 years & up. Many things we use everyday were designed by engineers. These exciting books show ways to explore the connections between engineering, science, math and technology and how their ideas affect us in our day-to-day lives. Set of 4 paperback books.
4 years & up. Use these wonderful Amazing Architectures and Structures Around the World Book Set for an interactive lesson about building great structures. From skyscrapers up high to tunnels down below, children will enjoy learning about how and why these structures are built. This book set promotes literacy and early vocabulary. Encourage children to ask questions or talk about the structures they have seen in person. Set of 6 paperback books.
3 years & up. Bring literacy into your science center with this comprehensive Science Exploration Books for Literacy and Early STEM Learning. This collection of science themed books is great for introducing new STEM concepts to your children. These books discuss topics such as leaves changing, magnets, the five senses, and more! Encourage children to ask questions about vocabulary and concepts they're unfamiliar with. Set of 7.