Birth & up. Nurture multisensory play with this set of Sensory Reflective Balls! Engaging and vibrant, the reflective surfaces of these balls change color in the light as children manipulate each sphere. Providing a slightly distorted reflection in their iridescent surface, these mirrored balls will fascinate children and encourage explorations in facial recognition, descriptive language, and self-esteem. Smooth, lightweight, and easy for small hands to grasp, this set is chemical-free, non-porous,… More »
For the littlest learners, everything is an activity--feeling a rock, trying to lick a bubble, smelling a flower, or poking sand. In this book, teachers and caregivers of infants and toddlers will learn how these simple explorations support cognitive and vocabulary development. The book explains heuristic learning--discovery by trial and error--and how to encourage this type of learning to boost development. Through his explorations, the child is answering some fundamental questions: What is this… More »
18 months & up. Encourage children to get a closer look at the world around them with an All-Weather Magnifying Glass. Molded from new Poly+ material, this waterproof set is the perfect companion for every indoor and outdoor adventure. Solid glass lenses are scratch resistant and protected by over-molded soft-touch plastic. Set includes 4 magnifying glasses. Each magnifying glass measures 7.5" x 3.6" x .9".
18 months & up. Add an exciting element to children's exploration while inspiring them to view the world in a whole new way with the All-Weather-Kaleidoscope Loupes. Shatter-resistant plastic lenses and soft-touch overmolding make these the perfect companion for little hands during outdoor and indoor discovery. Set includes 2 of each type of lens. Each loop measures 2.4" x 2.4" x 2.4".
Ages 2 years & up. Be transported to the ocean with these beautifully tactile stones that reflect the natural treasures children might discover at the seashore! Designed for outdoor learning and investigative play, the stones are robust for lots of outside adventures! Made from a unique stone mix, they are durable enough to be used in water, dirt, mud and clay, and are easily cleaned. Perfect for outdoor discoveries, compare with the real things, make imprints in dough or sand, and make rubbings… More »
18 months & up. Encourage toddlers to develop and strengthen their pincer grasp and fine motor skills with these All-Weather Jumbo Tweezers. Molded from new Poly+ material, these are the perfect companion for indoor and outdoor activities. Easy-to-hold tweezers feature textured, extra large grips for small hands. Set includes 6 tweezers. Each tweezer measures 5.7" x 2.3" x 1.1".
18 months & up. Encourage children to get a closer look at the world around them with a Tabletop Magnifier. Molded from new Poly+ material, this safe and durable waterproof magnifier is the perfect companion for every indoor and outdoor adventure. Solid glass lenses are scratch resistant and protected by overmolded soft touch plastic. Set includes 2 magnifiers. Each magnifier measures 7.3" x 7.3" x 6.1".
18 months & up. Encourage children to get a closer look at the world around them with a Two-Handed Magnifier. Molded from the new Poly+ material, this easy-to-hold waterproof magnifier is the perfect companion for every indoor and outdoor adventure. Solid glass lenses are scratch resistant and protected by overmolded soft touch plastic. Set includes 2 magnifiers. Each magnifier measures 8.3" x 5.1" x .8".
2 years & up. Introduce children to the fun of scientific discovery with their first microscope. With award-winning design, this Nature View Microscope is an exciting method of introducing STEM learning into the classroom. The three interchangeable lenses offer differing perspectives of the ten detailed nature slides. Encourage children to explore the different settings and become familiar with this beginner's microscope. The base plate rotates for varied viewpoints. Lenses include magnified,… More »
12 months & up. Build amazing structures with this exciting magnetic cube set. This colorful set of cubes is perfect for promoting fine motor skills, cooperative play, and block play. Children can sort, stack, or build with these blocks. Their imaginations are the limit! Encourage children to build their own unique structures or their favorite animal using the Magicube Free Building Set. Have them count out the blocks they use and identify the colors they see as they build. Set of 27.
2 years & up. See the world thorough a different light. Does it change the way you see things? Place up to 3 interchangeable, primary-color lenses into the frame to create secondary colors and hours of sensory fun! Includes 1 one sturdy lens frame (with 3 slots) and 3 colored lenses (red, yellow, blue).
2 years & up. Set of 10 colorful stones are engraved with different weather conditions, offering a tactile way to discuss seasonal changes, temperature and daily weather. Also a great tool to reinforce science and language skills. Stones are approximately 2" each. Colors may vary.
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.
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.
Birth & up. This set of six reflective mirror balls all look identical, but have individual characteristics. Some wobble when rolled, or turn and won't roll in a straight line, some feel funny when twisted, spun or shaken and others make different shaker or rattle sounds. The shiny mirror surface provides a distorted fish-eye lens reflection which is fascinating for children to observe. They are robustly constructed from hard wearing stainless steel, are lightweight, smooth and tactile to handle… More »
2 years & up. These versatile hardwood-framed stacking blocks have six stacking squares and smooth, rounded corners and edges for safety, with inset magnified acrylic windows. The magnification stacking blocks are ideal for exploring natural, tactile, and other detailed materials found inside or in nature. This set also promotes fine motor skills and block play. Encourage children to build their own unique structures. Enhance STEM-based activities with this set, perfect for group or individual… More »
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.
18 months & up. Seashell-shaped manipulatives contain different tactile patterns for sorting, matching, counting, and sensory exploration. Made of eco-friendly composite, each shell has its own grain and slight color differences. Users can use the stones for sensory discovery, imprint making into doughs and sand, or even role play. Includes 36 tactile shells, 2 of each in 6 different tactile finishes, and 3 sizes. Each stone measures about 2".
Birth & up. A set of four reflective mirror surface balls provides a distorted fish-eye lens reflection in which children will want to observe. They will be fascinated to see items placed close to the mirrors including their own faces enlarged and close-up. Made from hard wearing stainless steel, these beautiful, smooth tactile balls are robustly constructed without being too heavy and therefore can be handled by young children with ease. They can be used indoors or outdoors and provides a focal… More »
12 months & up. Alter the world around you with these Easy Hold Discovery Viewers by Learning Advantage. Different lenses provide different views. Change the color of everything you see with the red, blue and yellow lenses. Distort and magnify things around you with the giant magnifier and the two different types of mirrors. Frame size: 7.25" x 4.75" x 7.5" (insert size is 3.25" in diameter). Included: 6 Easy Hold Discovery Viewers: Magnifier (3x magnification), Concave Mirror,… More »
2 years & up. Fossils inspire children's imagination and excite young learners. They will delight in discovering and examining this set of 8 realistic and tactile specimens. The set includes ammonite, clam shell, fern leaf, preserved leaves, sea urchin, shark's tooth, shrimp and trilobite. Made from a unique stone mix, they are durable enough to be used outdoors. Each fossil measures approximately 3.5". Magnifying glass and brushes are not included.
2 years & up. Children will enjoy seeing their world through a different light. They can experiment with one or all of the color lenses to determine if it changes the way they see things. Place the interchangeable, primary-color lenses into the frame to create secondary colors and hours of sensory fun! The set of 3 include sturdy lens frames (with 3 slots) and 3 colored lenses (red, yellow, blue) for each.
2 years & up. Compare, explore, investigate, sort and match eight different familiar farm animals by their footprints. Perfect for sensory exploration and learning about animals. Each stone shows a raised footprint on the front and the owner's image imprinted on the back. Raised impressions on the stones allow to tracks to be made in the ground. Set includes 8 stones.
2 years & up. Grow these soft, colorful veggies along with children's imaginations. Encourage creativity, imagination and social interaction. 8 pretend play vegetables are harvested from plush rows of soil, including a carrot, pumpkin, potato, beet, 2 pluckable tomatoes on the vine and two mushrooms. Encourages early language skills and includes an activity guide. Reusable cardboard crate is 5"H x 11"W x 8.25"D.