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STEAM TO GO!

All About Dinosaurs

Interest grades: PK-3

Kit includes:

  • Book: What If You Had T.Rex Teeth!?

  • Dinosaur Escape Game

  • Jumbo Dinosaurs

  • Dinosaur Reusable Sticker Tote

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Explore what would happen if you looked in the mirror and saw that you had become part dino! Enjoy imaginative play with dinosaur figures and reusable sticker scenes. Dinosaur Escape allows kids to work together, use their memory, and incorporate simple strategies to rescue the dinos from volcanic eruption. 

All About Magnets

Grade Interest: PK-3

Kit includes:

  • Book: Magnets Push, Magnets Pull

  • Magnet Movers Experiments

  • Magnets Activity Set

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Kids will be pulled toward this Steam kit with it's hands-on introduction to the fascinating powers of magnets. STEAM lessons are irresistible when you add the excitement of fun, colorful tools to scientific exploration.

Animal Games Kit

Grade Interest: 4+

Kit includes:

  • Book: 125 Animals that Changed the World

  • Spot the Difference in the Wild Game

  • Animal Trivia Challenge Game

  • Cat Crimes Game

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Fun and learning with the animal themed kit. With this kit, kids can work on observation and memory skills with an animal themed spot the difference game, learn animal facts through an animal trivia survival game, and practice logic and deductive reasoning as they identify which feisty feline is to blame in Cat Crimes.

Arts and Crafts Creative Kit

Interest Grade: PK - 3

Kit includes:

  • Book: Fun & Easy Crafting With Recycled Materials

  • Rainbow Cord Picture and Pattern Maker

  • Spindoodle Game

from Penworthy

The Arts and Crafts Creative Kit lets kids express their creativity using a variety of materials and recycled items for hours of fun. The hands-on manipulatives can be used individually or as a group for left brain development and critical reasoning skills. Eco-friendly adults can help their kids make 60 cool crafts using the Penworthy Prebound book included.

Building and Design Kit

Interest grades: 4+

Kit includes:

  • Book: From an Idea to Lego

  • City Engineering and Building Set

  • Brain Builders Keva Plank Set

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Dive into a behind-the-bricks look at the beloved LEGO toy with this hands-on STEAM kit. Kids can take what they learned in the world of LEGO engineering and apply it to the KEVA Brain Builders and City Engineer sets which give you the tools to design and build creations to solve challenges.

Castles and Dragons STEM Kit

Interest grades: PK-3

Kit includes:

  • Book: Mystery of the Dragon Eggs

  • Coding Critters MagiCoders: Blazer the Dragon

  • Engineering & Design Castle Building Set

from Penworthy

Coding with a dragon and castle engineering bring together imaginative play and early STEM learning. Multiple challenges and fantasy fun with parental help or alone.

Construction and Building Kit

Interest grades: PK-3

Kit includes:

  • Book: Ninja on the Job 

  • Construction Building Set
  • 100 Piece Wood Blocks Set

     

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This Engineering focused STEAM kit encourages young readers to become interested in construction and engineering while they are still learning basic life skills. This fun reader following a ninja visiting a construction site, paired with construction blocks can keep little ones happy and busy while channeling their inner engineers.

Electronics, Coding, & Bots Kit

Interest grades: 4+

Kit includes:

  • Book: Robots and Drones

  • Artie 3000 The Coding Robot

  • Snap Circuits Jr Set

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Science Comics gives us a high-interest graphic novel packed with facts on robots and drones: past, present and future. Kids apply the information to coding with Artie the programmable robot that draws whatever you code on any sheet of paper. Use Snap Circuits to enjoy hours of educational fun while learning about electronics and circuits with hands-on manipulatives and easy-to-follow activity guides.

Emotions and Empathy Kit

Grade Interest: PK-3

Kit includes:

  • Book: Friends Make Me Feel Razzmatazz!

  • Friends & Neighbors Matching Game

  • Guess It, Get It, Gumballs Game

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This kit helps kids learn about their feelings and recognize them in others. The interactive games help build empathy and requires teamwork to win while helping kids develop memory, cooperation, and shared decision-making skills. The storybook helps kids imagine how dreary their world would be without friends using Crayola colors to express how their friends make them feel.

Engineering Gears and Mazes

from Penworthy

Interest grades: K+

Kit includes:

  • Book: Make This

  • Q-Ba-Maze Rails Builder Set

  • Gears! Gears! Gears! Machines in Motion Building Set

Hands-on crafts, rolling marble gravity mazes, and machines that move, this kit has all the enrichment a future engineer could need. With open-ended play and building options, these items help kids learn and build STEM skills like critical thinking through trial and error. Colorful pieces help keep kids engaged and drive imaginative thinking. Get the ball rolling and the gears cranking with this great kit.

Estimation and Patterns

from Penworthy

Interest Grade: 4+

Kit includes:

  • Book: How Many Guinea Pigs Can Fit on a Plane?

  • Book: Greater Estimations

  • Centimeter Cubes

  • Make a Splash 120 Activity Mat

Kids practice place value, estimation, and operation concepts with a 1,000-piece centimeter cubes set helping them visualize quantities with ease. The 120 Activity Mat immerses kids into number concepts through 120 and teaches place value and number patterns.  The books support estimation and visualization in a high-interest manner.

Everyday Science

from Penworthy

Interest Grade: 4+

Kit includes:

  • Book: DC Super Hero Science

  • Chemistry Lab

  • Bug Discovery yLab

  • Safety Goggles

  • Magnifiers

Explore popular science topics in DC Superhero Science, an action-packed nonfiction title, featuring experiments led by beloved DC super heroes. Use the scientific method like Bumblebee, defy gravity like Superman, or make things out of light like Green Lantern. Perform cool chemistry experiments and dig into the fascinating world of insects with simple activities that can be completed with items found around the house or in nature.

Examine Science and Nature

Kit includes:

  • Book: Smithsonian 10 Minute Science Experiments

  • Handheld Mini Microscope

  • 12 Specimen Slides with 36 Assorted Specimens

  • Brainbox Science and Nature Game

Interest Grades: 4+

from Penworthy

Let's go and explore! This kit encourages kids to explore everyday items in their house, backyard, or on a nature walk. The Handheld Mini Microscope and Specimen slides give children a lens into assorted specimens including algae, fish scales, coffee, grasshopper, silk, to name a few. The fun and memory-boosting game features essential science and nature topics to teach life science topics.

Explore Circuits

from Penworthy

Interest Grade: 4+

Kit includes:

  • Book: Technology Is Awesome

  • 1 Marble Circuit Game

  • 1 Circuit Explorer Rocket Mission: Light

Play and learn with this circuits kit. Develop problem solving , cause and effect, and logic skills in this addictive marble circuits game or learn the fundamentals of circuitry with this imaginative play set made to teach key engineering and design principles. Wrap it all together with a look at 101 incredible technology facts that every kid should know.

Explore the Outdoors

Penworthy

Interest Grades: 4+

Kit includes:

  • Book: Nate Investigates Life Cycle

  • Aqua Viewer Telescope

  • Explorer Scope

This kit encourages kids to explore the great outdoors. Perfect for nature walks and backyard exploration with the submergible Aqua Viewer and Explorer Scope for both up-close examination of everything from rocks to bugs or once expanded, things far away or high in the sky. Perfect for STEM learning and exploration on the go.

Family Game Night

from Penworthy

Interest Grade: 4+

Kit includes:

  • Disney Villainous Board Game

  • Horrified: Universal Monsters Board Game

  • The How I Survived Game

Break away from screens and engage with this collection of games for kids 10 and up. Disney villains, monsters, and a humorous look at a survival game are sure to engage kids. Small group play at the library or fun at home.

Flowers and Unicorns STEM Kit

from Penworthy

Interest Grade: PK-3

Kit includes:

  • Book: Uni Brings Spring

  • Coding Critters MagiCoders: Skye the Unicorn

  • Build and Bloom Building Set

Coding with a unicorn and gears and engineering with flowers offers early STEM learning and imaginative play. With a variety of challenges and play options available this colorful kit is sure to entrance future programmers and engineers.

Food and Nutrition

from Penworthy

Interest Grades: 4+

Kit includes:

  • Book: Our Food

  • Healthy Helpings MyPlate Game

  • New Sprouts Grow It!

  • Farmer's Market Color Sorting Set

Get kids talking about the science of food, the five food groups, and the composition of a healthy meal. Practice healthy meal building skills with the Healthy Helpings Game. Learn how to garden with pretend flower pots, watering cans, a shovel, plants and vegetables. Then develop color recognition and sorting skills with bushels of produce, and learn the nutritional value of eating the rainbow.

Green Energy Kit

from Penworthy

Interest Grades: 4+

Kit includes:

  • Book: The Future of Energy

  • Meta 4 Transforming Solar Robot

  • Snap Circuits Green Energy

Our world runs on energy and the Green Energy kit teaches kids about alternate energy sources that are clean and renewable. The kit introduces young engineers about energy and promotes hands-on exploration of energy concepts. Kids will be introduced to solar, wind and geothermal power and encouraged to build over 125 different projects using alternate energy sources.

I Love Animals Kit

Interest Grades:
PK-3

Kit includes:

  • Book: Pets

  • Examine and Treat Pet Vet Play Set

  • Zoo on the Loose Game

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This kit gives young animal lovers a chance to become a Veterinarian for a day and interact with animals. The hands-on manipulatives promote STEM careers, builds memory and develops empathy skills. Kids learn facts about everything from guppies to puppies in the included book.

Lace, Stack, and Sort

from Penworthy

Interest Grades: PK-K

Kit includes:

  • Book: Baby Einstein

  • Primary Lacing Beads

  • Geometric Stacker

  • Shape Sorting Cube

Help preschoolers explore colors, shapes, organization, fine motor skills and more with this kit. Great for parents of your youngest patrons to take home or use in the library directly.

Learn to Measure

from Penworthy

Interest Grades: PK-K

Kit includes:

  • Book: Measuring at Home

  • Let's Learn to Measure Activity Set

  • Hexagram Metric Weight Set

  • Simple Tape Measure

Science, technology, engineering, and math all require precision, this kit kickstarts learning about the basics of measuring. Mass, length, volume, and fractional relationships are all introduced in this early introduction to measuring.

Learn to Move and Play

from Penworthy

Interest Grades: PK-3

Kit includes:

  • Book: Jump

  • Get Up for Pup Game

  • Duck Duck Dance Game

This kit is focused towards preschool age kids with two fun games to help them get up and move. These games help develop gross motor skills in a fun manner. Children will learn how to listen and follow directions, take turns, and imitation. Kids will enjoy reading this simple book with their parents as they learn what animals can jump along with them.

Let's Explore Space 

from Penworthy

Interest Grades: 4+

Kit includes:

  • Book: Stars and Galaxies

  • Nancy B's Science Club MoonScope & Sky Gazer's Activity Journal

  • Geosafari Constellation and Solar System explorer

Learn and explore space with this kit that includes a telescope, constellation and solar system projector, and book about stars and galaxies. Drive interest in STEM and foster the drive for exploration.

Letters and Numbers Kit

Interest Grades: PK-3

Kit includes:

  • Book: Dr. Seuss's ABC

  • Self-Correcting 1-20 Number Puzzles

  • Alphabet Bingo - Learn Uppercase Letters

  • Design & Drill ABCs and 123s

Help your kid establish a strong base for all future learning with this kit focused on learning the alphabet and numbers. Kids will love Dr. Seuss's ABC along with Alphabet Bingo and self correcting number puzzles. Keep kids actively engaged in learning with building letters and numbers with a kid safe drill toy to tie it all together.

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Machines and Contraptions Kit

Kit includes:

  • Book: Neo Leo

  • Simple Machines Set

  • KEVA Contraptions Set

Interest Grades: 4+

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Young thinkers explore the ideas of Leonardo Da Vinci through his notebook sketches, showing how his ideas foreshadowed modern inventions. Students construct, examine and explain simple machines to develop a deeper understanding of how they make work easier. KEVA planks build an early understanding of proportion and balance, while teaching basic principles of physics and engineering. 

Math Games Kit

Kit includes:

  • Book: Let's Estimate

  • Snap It Up! Game

  • Head Full of Numbers Game

Interest Grades: 4+

from Penworthy

Partying dinos explain estimation in this entertaining introduction by a tried-and-true team of fun math book creators. How much pizza do you need for a dinosaur party? If you don't know exactly, you have to estimate! This lively introduction to the mathematical concept of estimation is straightforward and fun.

Math Patterns and Tactile Kit

Interest Grades: PK-3

Kit includes:

  • Book: How Many?

  • Imagination Patterns Set

  • Teaching Tac-Tiles Set

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This kit encourages critical thinking and sparks memorable mathematical conversations. Colorful, engaging pieces with rich textures provide a great way to encourage a child's sense and strengthen fine motor skills.

Mechanical Advantage Kit

Interest Grades: 4+

Kit includes:

  • Book: 10-Minute Engineering Projects

  • STEM Mechanics Wheels, Axles, & Inclined Planes

  • STEM Mechanics Levers & Linkages

  • STEM Mechanics Pulley Drives

Explore the basics of mechanical advantage with the STEM focused kit exploring wheels, axles, pulleys, levers, and more. Introduce kids and keep them engaged in physics and engineering with this great kit. 

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Money, Math, and Economics

Interest Grades: PK-3

Kit includes:

  • Book: Prices! Prices! Prices!

  • Buy It Right Shopping Game

  • Teaching ATM Bank

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This kit introduces the concept of money recognition, money management, and math skills using play money in a hands-on play environment. The kit encourages interactive play to help children buy, sell, and learn the value of money and teach basic financial literacy concepts. The included book explains in simple language and with colorful graphics basic laws of supply and demand. 

My Amazing Body

from Penworthy

Kit includes:

  • Book: Me and My Amazing Body

  • Double-Sided Magnetic Human Body

  • Human Heart Model

  • Human Brain Model

Interest Grades: 4+

From your head to your toes, this kit is an introduction to anatomy and explains the important parts of your body. The hands-on manipulatives for the heart, brain, and skeleton will provide children an in-depth look into the human body and create an appreciation for everything their bodies can do.

Outdoors Adventures Pretend Play

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Kit includes:

  • Book: I Am Brave

  • New Sprouts Camp Out

  • Pretend & Play Fishing Set

  • Pretend & Play Camp Set

Interest Grades: PK-K

It's time to head outside with this imaginative play kit focused on camping and fishing. Read a great story about camping in the Acorn Reader "I Am Brave" and build your own scene as well.

Paw Patrol Play Kit

Kit includes:

  • Book: You Can Do It!

  • Paw Patrol Activity Rug - Adventure Bay

  • Paw Patrol Hand Puppets

  • Paw Patrol Magnetic Pretend Play

Interest Grades: PK-K

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It's all Paw Patrol in this kit. Join Chase, Marshall, Skye and other characters exploring Adventure Bay with multiple imaginative and pretend play options sure to entice any fan and create some new ones.

Pete the Cat Loves Pre-School

Kit includes:

  • Book: Pete the Cat's Family Road Trip

  • Book: Pete the Cat - Super Pete 

  • Hot Dots Jr. Pete the Cat I Love Preschool

  • Hot Dots Jr. Pete the Cat Preschool Rocks!

Interest Grades: PK-3

from Penworthy

Settle in with your preschooler and Pete the Cat. Enjoy two great books and a variety of lessons with Pete the Cat. This kit featuring two interactive preschool sets promotes groovy, independent, interactive learning. Press the Pete the Cat pen on the answer for an immediate audio and visual feedback on lessons in reading, math, science, social studies, and more.

Police and Firefighter Play Kit

Kit includes:

  • Book: A Trip to the Fire Station with Sesame Street

  • Design & Drill Bolt Buddies Police Motorcycle

  • Design & Drill Bolt Buddies Fire Truck

  • Keys & Cars Rescue Garage

Interest Grades: PK-3

Head to the fire station with Elmo and then play with these buildable police motorcycle, firetruck, and interactive keys & cars garage. Imaginative play meets early building, construction and fine motor play sure to delight any kid.

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Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Kit includes:

  • Book: My First Day of School 

  • All Ready for Kindergarten Set

  • Time Activity Set

Interest Grades: PK-3

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Preparing for school doesn’t need to be a chore. The Ready, Set Kindergarten kit is a comprehensive collection of activities and hands-on tools designed to spark curiosity while learning age appropriate subjects. Each component will help develop problem solving and fine motor skills disguised as fun.

Robotics and Coding

Interest Grades: PK-3

Kit includes:

  • Book: Robots Can't Dance!

  • Let's Go Code! Activity Set

  • Coding Critters Ranger & Zip Activity Set

from Penworthy

The world of coding continues to expand every day. This kit is full of fun facts about robots, computers, x-rays, and other cool technology and inventions. Kids will get active with the interactive coding games that keep bodies busy while brains gain valuable practice in sequencing, decision making, and following commands just like a computer.

Rocks and Fossils

Interest Grades: 4+

Kit includes:

  • Book: Rocks Fossils Minerals and Gems

  • Fossils Collection

  • Mineral Collection

  • GeoSafari Stereoscope

Penworthy

Read all about rocks, fossils, minerals, and gems, and get an in depth in person look and feel at the same time. Learn about geology hands on with this stereoscope featuring 10X and 20x magnification and a top mounted LED light for great views of the collection of 12 rock samples, 9 fossils, and 12 minerals included with the kit. 

The Shape of Things

from Penworthy

Interest Grades: PK-3

Kit includes:

  • Book: A Trapezoid is Not a Dinosaur

  • Geometric Shapes

  • Geometric Shapes Building Set

  • Primary Shapes Template Set

Drive learning about shapes in 2D and 3D with this kit. Play with large plastic shapes, draw two dimensional shapes and build both flat and three dimensional shapes across this kit's activities. Supplement this engaging tactile learning expereince with a great book A Trapezoid Is Not A Dinosaur.

Sounds, Music, and Band

Interest Grades: PK-3

Kit includes:

  • Book: I Love You, Baby Shark

  • Band-in-a-Box Clap! Clang! Tap!

  • Band-in-a-Box Hum! Jungle! Shake!

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Children will delight in this silly sing-along story with funny, eye-popping illustrations and information picture guides to help readers to mimic and act out the hand and foot movements and develop their fine motor skills. Play along and create fun songs using the band equipment provided to encourage creative play and to help children experience the fun of making music.

Stamps and Drawing Kit

Interest Grades: PK-3

Kit includes:

  • Book: Fingerprint & Draw Animals and Insects

  • Rainbow Stamp Pad

  • Deluxe Animals Wooden Stamp Set

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This Art focused STEAM kit encourages everyone to make art, no matter how small the artist. Create animals and insects with finger printing and complete the masterpiece by stamping your favorite animals around the page.

Stamps and Stencils Kit

Interest Grades: PK-3

Kit includes:

  • Book: Ralph Maiello's Alien Drawing Book

  • 1 Wood Stamp Set - Animals

  • 1 Stencil Art Activity Set

  • 1 Wooden Favorite Things Stamp Set

from Penworthy

Have fun and get creative with this collections of stamps and stencils. Featuring 64 wooden stamps, stamp pads, 12 themed stencil sheets, a rubbing plate for textures, and more, kids can work on their art and imaginative play. Kids will learn how create freehand drawings with Ralph Maiello's Alien Drawing offering clear, linear steps to create the amazing images in the book.

Starting to Spell

Interest Grades: PK-3

Kit includes:

  • Book: You Can Read, Pout-Pout Fish!

  • Spelling Puzzle Cards

  • See & Spell Classic Toy

  • 3-Letter Word Puzzle Cards

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Early reading and spelling can be a real challenge, so help keep it fun with these three early spelling puzzles featuring short words and pictures to develop a better understanding and ability for self play. Read to your kid or help them along as Pout-Pout fish learns to read with this level 1 reader.

STEM in Motion

Kit includes:

  • Book: Flash Facts

  • STEM Explorers Motioneering

  • STEM Explorers Marble Runners

  • Roller Coaster Challenge

Interest Grades: 1+

from Penworthy

Have loads of fun with this kit focused on making exploring STEM fun. Whether you're looking to play with gravity with the marble run, examine engineering movement and force, or explore physics application with the roller coaster challenge this kit has you covered. Grab some science facts from the Flash as a balance and keep learning fun and engaging.

Tot Time Game Night

Kit includes:

  • Book: Family Game Night

  • Snails Pace

  • Heads Talk Tails Walk

  • The World of Eric Carle Matching