Creative Activity Early Years 2019 - Understanding the World

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understanding

the world

Contents

Colour & Light 318

Design & Build 317

Exploring The World 308-313

Feelings and Emotions 300-301

Magnetism 316

My World 302-303

People & Communities 304-306

People Who Help Us 307

Science & Materials 314-315

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1. Emotion Stones

A versatile set that helps to

encourage children to express

their feelings. Use these smooth

resin stones to encourage

communication. Which stone do

you relate to and why? Suitable

for age 3 years and up. Pack of 12.

Diameter 45mm.

CA07471 £20.00

2. Easy Grip Wooden Handle

Two Sided Mirror

Featuring a regular mirror and

a “fun” mirror on the reverse

with easy to grip handles in a

high quality, tactile wooden

finish. A great sensory resource

or for exploring facial expressions,

emotions and self-awareness.

Suitable for age 10 months and up.

Pack of 4.

CA07832 £24.95

3. Write-On Emotions

Mirrors

A set of ten plastic mirrors in the

shape of a child’s head. They can

be drawn on and wiped clean with

a wipe-off pen (not included). Use

to develop language regarding

feelings and emotions, experiment

with expressions, or for art

activities. Suitable for age 3 years

and up. Pack of 10.

CA07615 £19.99

4. Talk About How We Feel

Photo cards to get children talking

about emotions. Covers eight

feelings: happy, cross, surprised,

sad, confused, frightened, bored

and disgusted. Includes activity

cards and CD-ROM.

CA04556 £24.99

5. NEW Explore Emotions

Doll

A soft doll with attachable facial

features that can create up to

sixteen different emotions and a

button for expressing the emotion

sound. Features store away safely

in the doll’s cape. Includes 24

pieces. Suitable for age 3 years

and up. H38cm.

CA10251 £92.95

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1. NEW Emotions

Rectangular Carpet

This highly visual rug incorporates

twelve different emotional feelings

and expressions with keywords to

encourage group discussion. Made

from heavy duty soft pile with a

crease resistant, non-slip backing.

W200 x L300cm.

CE10140 £199.95

2. Emotion Balls

Six brightly coloured, vinyl

playground balls showing different

emotions (happy, sad, excited,

amazed, frightened and angry).

Bring PSHE fun to the playground.

Suitable from birth. Made from

vinex. Pack of 6. Diameter 20cm.

PE00002 £19.99

3. Feelings Talk Ball

Get young children talking about

feelings with this colourful

inflatable ball. Smaller than our

other talk balls, easier for small

hands to catch, and the pictures

and words make this a great,

simple and interactive resource for

Reception and KS1. Suitable for

age 3 years and up. Made from

plastic. Diameter 40cm.

PTALK £9.99

4. Sparkly Worries and

Wonders Circle Time Bag

A multi-purpose reversible bag

with a “?” on one side and

“Worries and Wonders” written

on the reverse. Hang in your

classroom and get children to write

their worries or questions on paper

and place in the bag, then during

circle time or quiet time pick the

questions out of the bag and

discuss with your class. Suitable for

3 to 11 years. W26 x L36cm.

PS00337 £13.49

5. NEW Manipulative

Monster Mimos

This cheeky monster character with

a zippy mouth is ideal for posting

anything, from treasured items,

questions, worries or wishes. An

ideal resource for PSED. Suitable

for age 3 years and up. H20 x

L12cm.

CA10219 £3.79

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My world

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1. Map-My-Town Learning

Centre

A town centre map with twelve

wooden blocks to mark building

vehicles and landscapes. Children

can use the activity cards included

or design their own town. They

will develop directional language,

positional words and mapping

skills. Includes: 1 x map board, 12 x

wooden blocks, 20 x colour-coded

activity cards. Suitable for age 3

years and up.

CA07495 £61.95

2. My First Experiences...

The simple conversational text

and lively illustrations are carefully

designed to initiate further

dialogue between reader and

child. Use these books as a starting

point to help children understand,

prepare for, and enjoy these

events. Suitable for age 3 years and

up. Pack of 8.

CA03762 £49.95

3. Traffic Signs Set

A set of large common road signs,

ideal for role play. The signs can be

used indoors and out for learning

about road safety and the world

around us. Suitable for age 3 years

and up. Pack of 6. H70cm.

CA02601 £34.99

4. Interactive Wall Calendar

Show the weather both visually

and aurally. Select the date, day

and month from the pockets and

record a verbal version on the

sound buttons. Then create a visual

scene of the weather with the felt

pieces. 74 motifs and 4 sound

buttons. Suitable for age 3 years

and up. H60 x L45cm.

CA03236 £93.95

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1. Multicultural Families

A diverse selection of wooden

dolls. The figures have flexible arms

and legs and modern clothing.

The perfect addition to your small

world dolls houses or environment.

Suitable for age 3 years and up.

Made from wood. H11cm.

CA06855 Asian £21.45

CA06856 African American £21.45

CA06857 Caucasian £21.45

CA07252 Buy all and Save £60.95

2. Block People

Detailed figures for use in role

play or for exploring cultures and

people across a broad section of

society. Much demanded figurines

representing a cross section of our

population. Choose from different

ethnicity and abilities to enrich

children’s knowledge of people in

their communities. Suitable for age

3 years and up. H11cm.

FASIAN Asian Family £31.45

FBLACK Black Family £31.45

FDIFF Differing Abilities £31.45

FWHIT White Family £31.45

CA03785 Buy All And Save £119.95

3. Diversity Family

A range of high quality, wooden

figures to reflect family life. The

figures have wooden bodies with

fabric clothing. There are two sizes

to represent children and adults.

Suitable for age 3 years and up.

Pack of 16.

CA06025 £51.95

4. Families and Friends

Wooden Characters

A set of beautifully detailed

small world characters, fantastic

for deepening children’s

understanding of people in the

community. This diverse set

features a wide variety of ages,

cultures and abilities. Combine

with other character sets to create

entire communities. Use these

in your small world area or ask

children different questions about

the characters. Suitable for age 3

years and up. Pack of 25.

CA06828 £50.00

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1. Equality and Diversity

Book Collection

A superb selection of books,

specifically put together to support

the understanding of Equality

and Diversity in the CAFS. This

set features some fantastic titles

from popular authors such as

Nick Butterworth and Lizzie Finlay.

Suitable for age 3 years and up.

Pack of 10.

CA03769 £103.95

2. Families Book Pack

Encourage your pupils to explore

a variety of families and discuss

similarities and differences to their

own! It is important for children

to understand that what is normal

for them, might not be normal for

others. Titles may vary. Suitable

for age 3 years and up. Pack of 12.

Paperback.

PS00438 £121.95

3. World Community Book

Pack

This fantastic book pack has been

put together to cover inclusivity,

diversity and equality. Explore 14

different titles discussing different

cultures across the globe. This

brilliant resource is a fantastic way

of educating children about the

different ways of life. Suitable for

age 3 years and up. Pack of 14.

CA03163 £139.95

4. Kinds of Family

Set of illustrated puzzles depicting

different families. The puzzles

covering multicultural families,

disabilities and grandparents

as carers, come in trays with

random shaped pieces that do not

interlock. 10 pieces per puzzle.

Suitable for age 3 years and up.

Made from wood. Pack of 8.

H6mm x W25cm x L30cm.

CA06521 £59.95

5. Photographic Modern

Families Puzzles

Set of 8 photographic puzzles

depicting different kinds of family,

including same sex parents and

multicultural families. Use these

wooden puzzles for discussions,

inclusion, developing fine motor

skills and problem solving. 18

pieces per puzzle. Suitable for age

3 years and up. Pack of 8. W15 x

L20cm.

CA06529 £20.95

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1. Multicultural Dressing Up

Clothes

A set of beautifully made dressing

up clothes with a multicultural

theme. Explore themes of

community and develop cultural

awareness whilst playing together.

All suits are easy to put on and

take off and are made of heavy

duty materials ideal for lots of play.

3-5 years.

CA02183 African Boy £22.95

CA02184 African Girl £22.95

CA02186 Chinese Boy £22.95

CA02187 Indian Boy £22.95

CA02189 Japanese Girl £22.95

CA02188 Indian Girl £22.95

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2. Early Years Multicultural

Music Set

A full collection of Early Years

instruments complete with

tidy storage stand. Get the

whole class involved with this

multicultural pack of engaging

musical instruments. The set comes

complete with a tidy stand for easy

storage. Suitable for age 3 years

and up. Pack of 31.

CA04481 £249.95

3. Child’s Eye View of

Festivals DVD

Multi award-winning DVD’s

designed to introduce young

children to a range of religious

festivals and practices around the

world. Endorsed by major faith

groups each DVD which can be

played on whiteboards and laptops

includes a digital handbook full of

songs, activities and stories that

are fully aligned to the CAFS and

KS1 frameworks.

FCH-DVD Festivals 1 £37.45

FC2-DVD Festivals 2 £37.45

CA03796 Buy All and Save £68.95

4. Diwali Basket

This delightful, plush basket

contains an array of resources to

celebrate the Festival of Lights.

Bring the story of Rama and

Sita to life with the beautifully

made characters of Rama,

Sita, Hanuman, Ravana and La

Lakshman. Suitable from birth.

Pack of 8.

CA05080 £87.95

5. Chinese New Year Basket

Explore and learn about Chinese

New Year celebrations with this

delightful fabric basket featuring

the twelve animals, lantern and

book. Re-tell the story of the

twelve animals. Activity cards also

included. 12 Fabric Animals, 1

Fabric Lantern, Suggestion Cards,

Storybook. Suitable from birth.

Pack of 16.

CA05081 £87.95

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1. Children of Our

Community Dolls

A beautiful contemporary

collection reflecting cultural

diversity. Children will love these

dolls which have skin tones

reflecting different ethnicities and

are dressed in modern, bright

outfits that can be removed. Hand

wash. Suitable from birth. Made

from fabric. H36cm.

CA06752 Jon £21.45

CA06751 Anya £21.45

CA06754 Jasmine £21.45

CA06747 Louie £21.45

CA06753 Sonny £21.45

CA06748 Lily £21.45

CA06749 Millie £21.45

CA06750 Max £21.45

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2. Cultural Stories

Superb collection of modern and

traditional tales from around

the world. A carefully selected

collection of cultural stories to

reflect the diverse range of people

you may have in your setting

or community. Titles may vary.

Suitable for age 3 years and up.

Pack of 7.

CA04911 £73.95

3. Crocheted Children of the

World

This beautifully designed set of

crocheted children is Fairtrade

and handmade. Babies will love

cuddling the characters and

exploring their different textures.

Each figure includes an integrated

rattle for extra appeal. Suitable

from birth. Pack of 5. H18cm.

CA07627 £49.95

4. Super Stars Collection

A versatile collection of stars from

Alice Sharp to use in a variety of

learning contexts. Ideal to explore

similarities and differences.

Enhance maths, communication

and rhyme activities. Includes

practitioner notes. Assorted sizes,

largest star has a diameter of

12cm. Suitable for age 10 months

and up. Made from polyester. Pack

of 16. Diameter 12cm.

CA07465 £49.95

5. Children Of The World

Figures

From a Japanese girl in a kimono

to a Ghanaian boy in a dashiki, this

set features children from around

the world. These authentically

detailed dolls show traditional

attires. Durable, vinyl, free standing

figures. Suitable for age 3 years

and up. Made from plastic. Pack of

12. H10cm.

CA00110 £45.95

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1. People Who Help Us

A set of six wooden figures ideal

for encouraging communication.

Recognise the familiar roles within

your local community. Suitable for

age 3 years and up. Made from

wood. H10cm.

CA06922 £47.95

2. Career Hand Puppets

Beautifully designed fabric hand

puppets. Includes teacher, doctor,

fire fighter, farmer, etc. Learn about

the different roles and create great

stories. Suitable for age 3 years and

up. Pack of 10.

CA00062 £43.95

3. People Who Help Us Set

Of 4 Jigsaws

This pack of four photographic

puzzles features the four main

emergency services. Each jigsaw

contains 12 hand-made wooden

pieces. Suitable for age 3 years and

up. Made from wood. Pack of 4.

H20 x W30cm.

CA02470 £39.95

4. People Who Help Us Soft

Hats

A set of six soft hats depicting

people who help us. An ideal top

up for your dressing up chest.

Made from poly/cotton drill, can

be washed at 30°C. Pack of 6. 3-7

years.

CA04841 £46.95

5. People Who Help Us

Tabards

A set of tabards, each reflecting

familiar key roles. Act out real

life scenarios and become a Fire

Fighter, Doctor, Dentist, Police

Officer, Paramedic or Crossing

Patrol person. Made from

washable polycotton Pack of 6.

3-6 years.

CA01227 £38.95

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1. Instant Garden Planters

with Castors

No need for a large amount of soil

or space! Lockable castors make it

easy for you to move your outdoor

garden planters whenever needed.

Sow, plant and grow a host of

flowers, vegetables and plants

without the mess and hard work.

Removable planting tubs make it

easy to separate crops, allowing

individual children to tend to them.

Made from high quality play-grade

timber which has been treated

to protect from rot and insect

infestation. PEFC and FSC certified.

The garden planter can also be

supplied with a removable trellis,

allowing you to grow a variety

of climbing plants. A chalkboard

to the front of the planter can be

used to indicate what the children

are growing, which children are

looking after the planter and more.

EC00505 6 Tub Planter with

Rear Trellis

EC00614 6 Tub Planter With

Central Trellis

EC00613 8 Tub Planter with

Rear Trellis

£499.95

£499.95

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2. Planter without Trellis

Create an instant gardening area,

without the hard work! This

high quality, wooden planter has

been designed specifically for use

in schools and can be used to

plant and grow a whole host of

vegetables, flowers and plants.

This planter is supplied without

castors. Suitable for 3 to 11 years.

Supplied fully assembled. Suitable

to be left outdoors. Made from

wood. H40 x W80 x L120cm.

EC00563 £399.95

3. Essentials Seeds Pack

Three essential seed mixes

including herbs, vegetables and

flowers. Seed supplier may vary.

Includes:

• Sweet basil, chives, coriander,

parsley

• Carrot, lettuce, sweetcorn,

tomato

• Cornflower, sunflower,

nasturtium, calendula. Pack of 3.

EC00058 £17.49

4. Mini Gardener Set

A delightful mini gardener kit all

stored in a fabric bag. Average

size of each item is approx. 20cm.

Contains:

• 1 x rake

• 1 x trowel

• 2 x scoops

• 1 x fork

• 1 x spade

• 1 x water pump/can. Suitable for

3 to 11 years. Pack of 7.

EC00060 £18.99

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1. Kiddiwash Portable Sink

Warm water hand washing can

be provided anywhere with

this versatile unit Entirely selfcontained,

lightweight unit. The

unique Waste-Safe retains all the

dirty water which can be emptied

easily. Child friendly tap and fold

down basin.

CA02944 £224.95

2. Water Butt With

Childproof Lid And Tap

A safe way to collect your rain

water for the school garden, this

water butt holds 210 litres of

water. The water butt comes with

a childproof lid and a tap. Suitable

for 5 to 11 years. Made from

plastic. H97cm. Diameter 57cm.

Volume 210l.

EC00227 £99.95

3. Raised Wooden Grow Bed

This large rectangular garden bed

has been designed with children in

mind so it is just the right height

for pupils to work at. Ideal for deep

rooted vegetables and flowers,

children can sow and grow all year

round. Made from wood. H43 x

W90 x L120cm.

EC00323 £149.95

4. Biospheres

Children’s imaginations will run

wild as they bring their very own

rainforest and desert to life.

Creating diverse and contrasting

environments gives plenty of

learning opportunities in a simple

and safe to manage way. Why not

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GE00693 Rainforest £24.95

GE00694 Rainforest Cloud £24.95

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GE00695 Desert £24.95

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1. Mini Grab and Go -

Exploring Nature

Investigate minibeasts or other

creatures with this great value kit.

Designed for use by small groups

of children and at a great price.

Magnifier records for 30 seconds

and requires 2 x AA batteries (not

included). Contents may vary.

Suitable for age 3 years and up.

CA05506 £47.95

2. See Through Bird House

A handy-sized bird box with a seethrough

front that can be affixed

to any wall,. This dynamic design

is ideal even for the smallest of

outdoor spaces. H160 x W160 x

L155mm.

CA07644 £33.95

3. Ladybird Tower

Provide a natural habitat for

ladybirds and other beneficial

insects. It has a hollow central

chamber filled with natural

material to provide insulation and

is made from solid FSC timbers.

Suitable to be left outdoors.

Made from wood. H285 x W140 x

L100mm.

EC00493 £18.99

4. Bee and Bug Sanctuary

This habitat attracts both solitary

bees and other insects. The top

chamber of the biome features

seven bamboo nesting tubes. The

larger feeding hole is for other

insects such as ladybirds and

lacewings. With bee guide and

seeds pack. Suitable to be left

outdoors. Made from wood. H240

x W170 x L105mm.

EC00494 £28.95

5. Large Insect Viewer

A shatterproof jar for safe

bug-keeping incorporating a

3x-magnifier lid for enhanced

viewing! The easy-grip handle

makes carrying on minibeast hunts

a real doddle.

SC00450 £7.49

6. Butterfly Garden

Observe metamorphosis from

caterpillar to butterfly and

then release the butterflies into

the wild. Includes: butterfly

observation chamber, coupon for

5 live caterpillars and nutrition,

5 vials and lids, feeding kit and

instructions.

GARD £20.38

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1. Outdoor Wooden

Crittacabin

Free standing unit, ideal for studying

minibeast activity through every

season. The multi-habitats allow

children to monitor the habits of

insects and mammals. Locate in

a sunny position preferably close

to flowering plants and shrubs.

For security and safety there are

pre-drilled holes on rear bracket

to secure the unit to a supporting

structure. It is recommended that

there is a clear space of 1.5m in front

of the unit. Supplied fully assembled.

Suitable to be left outdoors. Made

from wood. H100 x W23 x L120cm.

CE07397 £419.94

2. Wooden Bug City

There’ll soon be lots of creepy

crawlies hiding in this quirky,

natural environment for children to

observe and learn about. Complete

with viewing window, it’s a great

addition to any nature corner. Must

be placed on a flat surface. Supplied

fully assembled. Suitable to be left

outdoors. Made from wood. H100 x

W50 x L100cm.

CE05961 £359.95

3. Outdoor Wooden

Minibeast Mansion

Built to the highest specification with

the maximum number of interactive

habitats, the mansion provides

plenty of opportunities for insect

study. Designed for use in schools

this unit is a real gem for budding

scientists and explorers. Size of main

unit: L51 x W27 x H146cm.

Size of planters: L41 x W25 x H30cm.

Supplied fully assembled. Suitable to

be left outdoors. Made from wood.

H146 x W27 x L51cm.

CE06388 £674.95

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1. Young Gardener Grab And

Go Kit

A fantastic self contained kit which

is ideal for the young gardeners

in school. Includes trowels, forks,

gardening gloves, watering cans,

pack of seeds and many more,

all contained in a storage box.

Contents may vary.

EC00219 £119.95

Please note these are real tools and

must be used under adult supervision

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2. Gardening Hand Trowel

and Forks Sets

A robust and chunky garden set

designed to be safer and lighter

to use. Well made, it’s perfect to

get children out into the school

garden! Set of 5 hand trowels and

5 garden forks. Pack of 10.

SGARSET £24.95

3. Child Size Gardening

Tools Set

Specially designed and made in the

UK, this is a great range of tools for

any school gardening club. Good

quality and sturdy, the wooden

handles are 75cm long. Pack of 6.

SGARD-SET £43.95

4. Forest Schools Kit

This kit provides all the tools you

need to take learning outdoors.

Includes: 2 x large tarpaulins (1

camouflage, 1 blue), 1 x bow saw,

2 x pruning saws, 2 x long ropes,

1 x litter picker, 12 x digging tools.

Contents may vary. Suitable for age

3 years and up.

CA04957 £109.95

5. Twigz Two-Wheeled

Wheelbarrow

This wheelbarrow features two

wheels for added stability, making

it perfect for small gardeners.

The Twigz design and the strong

steel construction make these

wheelbarrows very functional and

durable. Suitable for age 3 years

and up. Made from metal.

CA04590 £52.95

6. Outdoor Trugs

This set handy trugs are ideal for

young children to take their writing

tools outside. Children will love

using these trugs as a writing box,

a shopping basket in the role play

area or for collecting natural finds

in the outdoor area. Suitable for

age 4 years and up. Made from

plastic. Pack of 9. H9 x W16 x

L27.5cm.

CA05484 £34.95

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1. See and Speak Recordable

Magnifying Glass

Each magnifying glass is easy to

hold and allows the child to record

up to 30 seconds of sound. The

recording function and play back

makes assessment easier and

focuses the child’s attention on

their observations without the

pressure of having to write them

down. L22cm.

SC00596 Single £21.45

SC00553 6pk £89.95

2. Focus Free Binoculars

Especially useful for younger

children, these binoculars are

focus-free ensuring they can pick

them up and make observations

straight away Features adjustable

eyepieces, 8x magnification. Bright

colours, each stored in separate

case. Pack of 6.

SC00817 £87.95

3. Value Binoculars Pack

Lightweight and easy to carry or

hold, these binoculars are great for

exploring the outdoors.

Each pair comes in their own

carry case and have eyepieces with

rubber cushions for comfort and

safety. 3x magnification. Pack of 6.

SC00388 £43.95

4. See and Speak Recordable

Binoculars

With a 30 second voice recording

function, pupils can easily make

observations without having to

put the binoculars down to make

notes. Great for assessment, 4x

magnification. Requires: 2 x AAA

batteries per set (not included).

Pack of 6.

SC00834 Single £20.95

SC00748 6pk £98.95

5. Easi-View Visualiser

Ideal for all sorts of applications,

from sharing work to animation.

Easi-View brings together all

the most popular features of a

visualiser at a fraction of the price.

Developed from teacher ideas we

have created a simple to use device

which is useable by both teachers

and children.

EL00460 Single £124.95

EL00461 6pk £699.95

6. Easi-Scope - Wireless

Be amazed by how easy it is to use

this hand held digital microscope

that can be controlled through

your tablet! Watch the awe and

wonder as children see a bug

magnified up to 43 times on

screen! Attaches to a computer

via USB and includes its own LED

lighting system. Take videos or still

images, using the single control

button.

EL00470 Single £87.95

EL00471 4pk £339.95

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1. Investigating Materials

Bag

This is an ideal resource for

exploring everyday materials as

children are challenged to match

cards to the corresponding textures

of the materials within the bag.

Great for exploring the senses and

encouraging group discussion.

SEAM1 £74.95

2. Skwooshi

An astonishing mouldable

compound that will amaze and

delight children. Mould, press and

stretch as it magically transforms

from a mouldable dough into

a stretchy, flowing substance.

Doesn’t dry out, non-toxic, odour

and gluten free. Suitable for age 3

years and up. Made from dough.

CA07527 Green 1kg £28.95

CA07528 Red 1kg £28.95

CA07529 Orange 1kg £28.95

CA07530 Yellow 1kg £28.95

SD12368 Blue 1kg £28.95

SD12366 Blue 3oz £5.99

SD12365 Red 3oz £5.99

3. NEW My First Science

Book Pack

A fantastic set of books covering

key understanding the world

concepts including magnets,

electricity and different

materials. Pack of 6.

CA10306 £123.95

4. Exploring Materials -

Early Years

This set of books will enable

young children to name and

identify a range of materials. They

also encourage consideration of

basic properties and complement

activities involving comparisons

and sorting. Titles may vary.

Suitable for 3 to 7 years. Pack of

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LB00619 £129.95

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Ignite imaginations by adding to small world environments, or creating science experiments

1. Instant Snow Powder

Create a non-toxic, fluffy snow like

substance by simply adding water.

A very tactile resource, it even feels

cold! Each 100g pot makes over

7.5 litres and comes complete with

measuring scoop. Suitable for age 3

years and up.

FSNOW Single £7.25

CA00285 3pk £19.75

CA02012 6pk £35.50

2. Space Sand

Bring a bit of Wow to your lessons

as you investigate the properties of

materials. This unbelievable sand will

not get wet! Under water, it can be

formed into shapes. Remove it and

watch as it turns completely dry!

Colours may vary. Suitable for age 3

years and up.

SC01122 £6.49

3. Slippery Spheres

An ideal resource to show a reversible

change along with evaporation. Colour

mix and test which liquids have the

most water in by placing the spheres in

petri dishes. What speeds the reaction/

what slows it down?

SC00417 £6.49

4. Jelly Stones

A fantastic way to show a reversible

change, these polymers absorb 200

times their volume of water! They

change from small hard spheres into

large soft spheres in a matter of

minutes and can be used over and

over again.

SC00418 £7.49

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magnetism

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1. NEW Grippies Builders

A unique, open-ended set, created

specially to be multi-sensory and

allow children to explore design

and creativity through the chunky

magnetic connectors and multitextured

surfaces. Featuring easy

to handle pieces with a variety of

textured surfaces and connecting

spheres. Suitable for age 10

months and up.

CA10166 20pcs £37.45

CA10167 30pcs £49.95

2. NEW Grippies Curves

A curved, magnetic construction

set featuring textured grips and

emotions faces. These easy to hold,

tactile pieces encourage magnetic

exploration, as well as developing

early STEM and an understanding

of emotions. Suitable for age 10

months and up. Pack of 30.

CA10168 £49.95

3. NEW Grippies Links 24pcs

A set of magnetic characters and

blocks with soft textured grips.

This range of shapes is perfect for

small hands to grasp. Ideal for

introducing children to the concept

of magnetism, while allowing

them to create their own designs.

Suitable for age 10 months and up.

Pack of 24.

CA10169 £49.95

4. NEW Grippies Stackers

A set of interlocking, cross shaped

bricks, with rubber grips in a

variety of textures. With cylindrical

connectors, they are ideal for

exploring design and creativity.

Match the textures and colours

and explore 2D and 3D design with

these multi-sensory, chunky pieces.

Suitable for age 10 months and up.

CA10171 16pcs £38.95

CA10172 24pcs £49.95

5. Magnetic Marbles

Pack of colourful magnetic marbles

which attract and repel each

other. Can be used to demonstrate

magnetism or to create interesting

games. Pack of 40.

MAG-MARB2 £6.99

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1. NEW Block Science Foundation Set B

A natural, wooden set of roadway construction, ideal for exploring early STEM concepts such as design and build.

Children can design and create their own pathways and clip them into place. Develop fine motor skills, practise problem solving skills and

encourage collaborative play. Suitable for age 10 months and up. Made from wood. Pack of 92.

CA10173 £171.95

2. NEW Young Architects Design Blocks

These colourful 3D blocks are ideal for imaginative, open-ended construction play and early STEM.

Mix, match and stack to create and design buildings, towers, roads and more. Featuring a variety of shapes, colours and sizes, these blocks encourage

creativity and problem solving. Starter set includes 22 rectangular builders in 2 sizes, 4 triangular builders and 4 octagonal builders. Class set includes 36

rectangular builders in 2 sizes, 7 triangular builders and 7 octagonal builders. The largest block measures 6”.

CA10228 Starter Set £43.95

CA10227 Class Set £74.95

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colour & light

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1. Light and Colour Grab

and Go Kit

This kit is designed to help children

explore and discover colour and

light in lots of intriguing ways

whilst developing some key skills.

Packed in a sturdy folding box.

Contents may vary. Suitable for age

3 years and up.

FCLGRAB £149.95

2. NEW Grippies Windows

Featuring translucent, colourful

windows, these triangular pieces

and connectors are tactile and

engaging. Explore light and colour,

explore early STEM concepts and

develop and understanding of

magnetism. Suitable for age 10

months and up. Pack of 16.

CA10170 £37.45

3. Wooden Viewers

A set of wooden circular viewers

in different colours which can

be used indoors or out. Hang on

railings or trees, on an observation

walk or with light boxes and let

children explore and experiment.

Suitable for age 3 years and up.

Made from wood. Pack of 6.

Diameter 20cm.

CA01175 £49.95

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