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Block play offers a rich opportunity for early math and science learning and the development of social, emotional, language, motor, and cognitive skills. Kaplan’s selection of soft blocks, wooden blocks, foam blocks, and more is perfect for young learners new to building experiences!

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Image of Soft Oversized Blocks - 12 Pieces
Soft Oversized Blocks - 12 Pieces
Item: 33032
Status: In Stock
$124.95
Birth & up. Our softline collection provides colorful, thoughtful transition pieces that assist children in acclimating to and mastering their surroundings. Soft, oversized Toddler Blocks allow for a variety of building and color exploration experiences. The 12 soft cubes are in six, bright natural colors, perfect for stacking, sitting, and sorting. Place these blocks in any educational area for hands-on learning activities or let children bring them to dramatic play spaces for additional building… More »
Image of Four Seasons Double-Sided Wood Trees - 12 Pieces
Four Seasons Double-Sided Wood Trees - 12 Pieces
Item: 37395
Status: In Stock
$74.95
18 months & up. Bring the block play area to life with this beautifully designed set of realistic tree pieces. This set of 12 wooden figures features double-sided illustrations of trees in different seasons and stages from a variety of climates. Encourage children to learn about the seasons, different climates, and environments, while visually becoming aware of how trees change based off geographical location. Tallest piece measures 5"H. 12 pieces.
Image of Friends with Special Needs - Set of 5
Friends with Special Needs - Set of 5
Item: 63572
Status: In Stock
$37.95
18 months & up. This set of five friends represents various abilities, ethnicities, and genders illustrating that everyone is unique and special in their own way. These friends make the perfect addition to any dollhouse and are able to teach so many about different types of people. Figures measure 5" tall. Blocks not included. BPA free.
Image of Discovery Circles - Rainbow - 6 Pieces
Discovery Circles - Rainbow - 6 Pieces
Item: 300618
Status: In Stock
$59.95
2 years & up. An upgrade from the classic nesting toy, the extremely resilient and durable pieces in the Discovery Circles - Rainbow set enhance open-ended play indoors and outdoors. Children can stack, balance, create patterns and learn about shapes and colors while experimenting and exploring using this set. A perfect companion to light play activities, loose parts play or traditional block play, this vibrant toy set bridges the gaps between various play patterns. Combine with other Discovery… More »
Image of Little Tikes® Baby Builders™ Splash Blocks™
Little Tikes® Baby Builders™ Splash Blocks™
Item: 300331
Status: In Stock
$29.95
12 months & up. Babies will love the Little Tikes® Baby Builders™ Splash Blocks™! This set includes 18 large blocks, perfectly sized for little hands to build and play. Building block set will grow with your child, they will start out in the tub watching their blocks float and using the scoop and pour cup. As they gain skills they will start stacking blocks and suctioning blocks to the tub wall, creating their own one-of-a-kind waterfall maze! Set comes with a mesh bag so you… More »
Image of Discovery Circles - Natural - 6 Pieces
Discovery Circles - Natural - 6 Pieces
Item: 300619
Status: In Stock
$59.95
2 years & up. An upgrade from the classic nesting toy, the extremely resilient and durable pieces in the Discovery Circles - Natural set enhance open-ended play indoors and outdoors. Children can stack, balance, create patterns and learn about shapes and colors while experimenting and exploring using this set. A perfect companion to building activities, loose parts play or traditional block play, this vibrant toy set bridges the gaps between various play patterns. Combine with other Discovery… More »
Image of Children From Around the World Wooden Block Figures - 17 Pieces
Children From Around the World Wooden Block Figures - 17 Pieces
Item: 32328
Status: In Stock
$37.95
12 months & up. Celebrate diversity with this wonderful set of Children From Around the World Wooden Block Play Figures. This sturdy set showcases children across the globe in traditional and non-traditional dress. These blocks promote block play, fine motor skills, dramatic play, and exploration. Use this set of 17 figures in an interactive lesson about diversity and inclusion. Figures are approximately 2.75"H.
Image of Friends and Family Set - 10 Pieces
Friends and Family Set - 10 Pieces
Item: 63573
Status: In Stock
$55.95
18 months & up. This ten-piece set of friends and family represents multiple cultures, ages, and genders. There are even two different pets! These easy to grip pieces are great for promoting dramatic play and fine motor skills. Children can role-play people in their family, circle of friends, neighborhood, and more! Use these figures in brightly colored clothes in a lesson about diversity and inclusion. The Tallest figure is 5" tall. Blocks not included. 10 pieces.
Image of Brick Block Large Building Set - 44 Pieces
Brick Block Large Building Set - 44 Pieces
Item: 33316
Status: In Stock
$64.95
2 years & up. These assorted jumbo building blocks are made of premium, heavy-duty cardboard. This 44-piece set is large enough for group play and features three sizes of bricks for constructive imaginative play. Unleash your child's creativity with these lightweight and easy to stack jumbo building blocks. 44-piece set includes: 28 small bricks (6" x 3" x 3"), 8 medium bricks (6" x 6" x 3"), and 8 large bricks (12" x 6" x 3"). Colors include red,… More »
Image of Around the World Dolls - 8 Pieces
Around the World Dolls - 8 Pieces
Item: 63440
Status: In Stock
$52.95
$41.95
18 months & up. Children can engage in a historic cultural journey while playing with the eight Around the World Dolls. These 5" figures represent four males and four females dressed in traditional clothing from seven various cultures distinctly represented in this set of dolls. These dolls are great for storytelling and will help children introduce diversity to pretend play by exploring a different culture. 8 pieces.
Image of Soft Shape Blocks - 12 Pieces - 2" x 2"
Soft Shape Blocks - 12 Pieces - 2" x 2"
Item: 63727
Status: In Stock
$39.95
6 months & up. Introduce shapes to infants and toddlers with Soft Shape Blocks! The set of 12 blocks features a variety of shapes and colors. Children can begin basic shape recognition (circle, square, triangle) while they practice stacking and building. Great for sorting and matching by shape and color too! Surface wash only. Measures 2" square. Colors may vary.
Image of Wooden Discovery Blocks
Wooden Discovery Blocks
Item: 87339
Status: In Stock
$36.95
12 months & up. Encourage your children to explore their senses with this set of Multicolor Wooden Discovery Blocks Manipulatives with Different Textures. Children will enjoy discovering the different textures, sounds and colors to stimulate touch, feel and sight senses. The durable wood makes these blocks last through hours of play. Encourage your children to make patterns and identify the colors of the blocks they play with. This activity block set consists of 3 visual blocks, 3 auditory blocks… More »
Image of Clemmy® Plus Blocks - 30 Pieces
Clemmy® Plus Blocks - 30 Pieces
Item: 301225
Status: In Stock
$32.95
18 months & up. Clemmy® Plus is specially designed for children from 18 to 36 months. These soft building blocks for infants, toddlers, and preschoolers are brightly colored and perfectly safe for little ones. Clemmy® Plus colorful blocks can be easily stacked together and pulled apart, even at the youngest age. Ideal for stimulating imagination, creativity, and role-playing. Encourages the development of fine motor skills. These blocks can be put in the dishwasher, making them ideal… More »
Image of Triblox Pastel Silicone Triangle Blocks - 9 Pieces
Triblox Pastel Silicone Triangle Blocks - 9 Pieces
Item: 301081
Status: In Stock
$36.95
9 months & up. The Triblox Pastel Silicone Triangle Blocks include 9 blocks made from toxic-free silicone that little ones can use to build, stack, and learn. Perfect for open-ended play, each colorful block features a number and corresponding illustration on the other side for added learning opportunities. Each block features a hollow design, perfect for scooping during sensory play and bath time. Triblox can be cleaned using a sterilizer, placed in a dishwasher, or washed with warm soapy water.
Image of Triblox Rainbow Silicone Triangle Blocks - 9 Pieces
Triblox Rainbow Silicone Triangle Blocks - 9 Pieces
Item: 301082
Status: In Stock
$36.95
9 months & up. Triblox Rainbow Silicone Triangle Blocks include 9 blocks made from toxic-free silicone that little ones can use to build, stack, and learn. Perfect for open-ended play, each colorful block features a number and corresponding illustration on the other side for added learning opportunities. Each block features a hollow design, perfect for scooping during sensory play and bath time. Triblox can be cleaned using a sterilizer, placed in a dishwasher, or washed with warm soapy water.
Image of Wooden ABC Learning Blocks with Storage Tray
Wooden ABC Learning Blocks with Storage Tray
Item: 300476
Status: In Stock
$59.95
12 months & up. Teach little learners the alphabet with this classic set of Wooden ABC Learning Blocks with Storage Tray! Made of FSC™ certified wood, each block is brightly colored and features smooth edges. Each face of the wooden block presents a unique opportunity for children to develop various skills; uppercase alphabet, numbers 0-9, shapes, lowercase alphabet, phonics, and colorful illustrations. This set of 30 ABC blocks is made to withstand many years of play and comes complete… More »
Image of International Families and Community Workers - 42 Pieces
International Families and Community Workers - 42 Pieces
Item: 300575
Status: In Stock
$89.95
2 years & up. Encourage dramatic play and storytelling during block play activities with this diverse 42-piece set of International Families and Community Workers. The chunky wooden block figures depict people of varying ages, cultures, and abilities, providing a hands-on way to teach children about diversity and inclusion. Detailed images are printed onto both sides of each block, providing a colorful addition to the block play area that is appealing to children.
Image of Discovery Triangles - Rainbow - 6 Pieces
Discovery Triangles - Rainbow - 6 Pieces
Item: 300620
Status: In Stock
$59.95
2 years & up. An upgrade from the classic nesting toy, the extremely resilient and durable pieces in the Discovery Triangles - Rainbow set enhance open-ended play indoors and outdoors. Children can stack, balance, create patterns and learn about shapes and colors while experimenting and exploring using this set. A perfect companion to light play activities, loose parts play or traditional block play, this vibrant toy set bridges the gaps between various play patterns. Combine with other Discovery… More »
Image of Discovery Squares - Natural - 6 Pieces
Discovery Squares - Natural - 6 Pieces
Item: 300616
Status: In Stock
$59.95
2 years & up. An upgrade from the classic nesting toy, the extremely resilient and durable pieces in the Discovery Squares - Natural set enhance open-ended play indoors and outdoors. Children can stack, balance, create patterns and learn about shapes and colors while experimenting and exploring using this set. A perfect companion to building activities, loose parts play or traditional block play, this vibrant toy set bridges the gaps between various play patterns. Combine with other Discovery… More »
Image of Community Block Set - 20 Pieces
Community Block Set - 20 Pieces
Item: 300574
Status: In Stock
$79.95
2 years & up. This beautiful wooden Community Block Set contains everything children would need to create their very own block town. Incorporate recognizable buildings like a school, hospital, and bakery as well as vehicles, trees, a fire hydrant, and a stop light to enhance dramatic play possibilities and storytelling during traditional block play activities. Colorful, detailed images are heat transferred onto both sides of the thick blocks included in this 20-piece set.
Image of Discovery Squares - Rainbow - 6 Pieces
Discovery Squares - Rainbow - 6 Pieces
Item: 300615
Status: In Stock
$59.95
2 years & up. An upgrade from the classic nesting toy, the extremely resilient and durable pieces in the Discovery Squares - Rainbow set enhance open-ended play indoors and outdoors. Children can stack, balance, create patterns and learn about shapes and colors while experimenting and exploring using this set. A perfect companion to light play activities, loose parts play or traditional block play, this vibrant toy set bridges the gaps between various play patterns. Combine with other Discovery… More »
Image of Friends Around the World - 20 Pieces
Friends Around the World - 20 Pieces
Item: 300572
Status: In Stock
$39.95
2 years & up. Promote dramatic play, storytelling, and exploration during block play using this beautiful set of wooden figures. The 20-piece Friends Around the World set features a culturally diverse array of children dressed in traditional attire. Combine this double-sided set of colorful, detailed blocks with lessons about diversity, inclusion, and the way people live around the world. Each chunky wooden block is sized to be used in conjunction with traditional unit blocks, enhancing block play in a unique way.
Image of Discovery Triangles - Natural - 6 Pieces
Discovery Triangles - Natural - 6 Pieces
Item: 300621
Status: In Stock
$59.95
2 years & up. An upgrade from the classic nesting toy, the extremely resilient and durable pieces in the Discovery Triangles - Natural set enhance open-ended play indoors and outdoors. Children can stack, balance, create patterns and learn about shapes and colors while experimenting and exploring using this set. A perfect companion to building activities, loose parts play or traditional block play, this vibrant toy set bridges the gaps between various play patterns. Combine with other Discovery… More »
Image of Community Workers 3" Tall - 8 Pieces
Community Workers 3" Tall - 8 Pieces
Item: 30824
Status: In Stock
$24.95
$19.95
18 months & up. From a firefighter to a caring doctor, this set of eight community workers represents many of the occupations children see throughout their community. These figures are easy to grip and perfect for an interactive lesson about careers. Children will delight as they identify familiar faces from their community, some they may know personally. These Community Workers are the perfect way to have a conversation about children's future occupations all while promoting fine motor skills… More »