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Crystal clear plastic containers have a high quality magnifying lid with built-in air holes and measuring grid. Includes one 3-inch Bug Viewer (no guide). Avg Ship time 1-2 days
It's easy for young entomologists to set up and maintain their own ant habitats with this Ant Factory. Perfect for aspiring young entomologists Introduces learners to basic ecology Provides great lessons in responsibility The Big Idea An escape-proof ant habitat used to observe the life of ants Includes a 24-page guide book with ant care and colony observation hints, water dropper, canal starting tool, and certificate to obtain ants by mail. Measures 9" high by 15" wide Avg Ship time 1-2 days
Watch Them Grow, Then Let Them Go! Beginning your butterfly adventure is easy with Insect Lore's Original Butterfly Garden. Our award-winning butterfly kit lets you experience the magic and wonder of nature in your own home or classroom. This version of our best-loved kit comes with a voucher which you can redeem at InsectLore.com when you are ready to begin your exciting project. The voucher is redeemable for 1 cup of 5 caterpillars. Once your redeem your voucher, your caterpillars will arrive at your door within 2 to 4 days. Original Butterfly Garden With Voucher Includes: Pop-up, reusable 11.5" tall mesh habitat. Feeding pipette. Caterpillars to Butterflies Instruction Guide. Voucher for a cup of 5 caterpillars and all the nutritious food they need to develop into adult butterflies (please note that an additional fee is required for shipping and handling of your newborn caterpillars). 3 of the 5 caterpillars are guaranteed to develop into adult butterflies. Your little caterpillars will arrive in their cozy caterpillar cup with all of the tasty food they need to become beautiful butterflies. Watch as your bug buddies explore, eat, spin silk and grow up to 10 times their original size! The caterpillars will begin an awe-inspiring transformation when they become glittering, jewel-like chrysalides. Transfer your chrysalides into the butterfly habitat, a cylindrical mesh container, perfect for up close butterfly viewing! The super clear mesh allows for unrestricted viewing, enabling children to capture every amazing detail of butterfly emergence. After you have enjoyed your butterflies for a few days, it's time to let them spread their wings! Your innovative butterfly habitat allows for safe and simplified use; just unzip the top to set your butterflies free! Your Painted Lady butterflies will soar into the skies, creating a special moment your family (or students) will never forget. Experience Metamorphosis Again and Again! Avg Ship time 1-2 days
This is the best bug jar ever! Designed with your critter's comfort in mind, this spacious, shatterproof habitat is just right for little hands. The unique "air-flow" ventilated lid allows your bugs to breathe easy. After you've had quality time with your bug, just unscrew the easy-to-grip leafy lid and let your critters loose (outside of course!). Ages 4 and up. Avg Ship time 1-2 days
This over and under insect wonder lets kids study their catches from 2 views! Above and below 3x viewing allows all sides of an insect to be seen up close. Avg Ship time 1-2 days
Children can see how butterflies change as they grow with the Painted Lady Butterfly Life Cycle Stages. The accurately detailed Egg, Caterpillar, Chrysalis and Adult Butterfly replicas are oversized for little hands. Made of durable, flexible plastic, these figures encourage up-close examination of the Miracle of Metamorphosis. Avg Ship time 1-2 days
Now this is one big bunch of bugs! Little insect lovers will be overwhelmed with this stampede of giant-sized beetles, caterpillars, spiders, ants, flies, praying mantises and more! Made of sturdy, flexible plastic and colorfully detailed. The resealable tube keeps all the bugs in one tidy place, and the tote strap is great for kids on the go. For ages 3 and up. Avg Ship time 1-2 days
A living ant habitat designed like a real ant's home! Watch as these hard-working critters burrow underground to create a network of subterranean tunnels, walkways and secret chambers. The unique cross-cut design features an oversized tunneling chamber for easy observation and a wide-base makes it virtually impossible to tip over. Escape-proof locking lid provides safety and protection. Includes Certificate to mail away for live ants ($4.00 fee required for shipping), special sand for ant burrowing, ant fact and activity book, and instructions. Avg Ship time 1-2 days
Children can see how Ladybugs change as they grow with Insect Lore's Ladybug Life Cycle Stages. These oversized, anatomically correct figures have been accurately painted and sculpted to show the four stages of ladybug development: eggs, larva, pupa and adult. This detailed, four-piece set is made of durable, flexible plastic and is fun and educational. Avg Ship time 1-2 days
The hidden life cycle of one of nature's most fascinating creatures comes to life with these amazing life cycle figures. The four stages of the ant's life cycle - eggs, larvae, pupa and adult - have been accurately sculpted and painted. Mix them up and have your kids put them in the correct order. Fun and educational. Ages 4 and up. Avg Ship time 1-2 days
Teaching the parts of an animal cell to your child is easy, thanks to this hands-on model! The soft foam cell splits in half to show the key parts of an animal cell, including the nucleus, nucleolus, vacuole, centrioles, cell membrane and more. One hemisphere is labeled with the parts of the cell; the other features only letters next to each cell part, making it a natural tool for your child to practice for his next test at home. A Reference Guide is included, providing activity ideas and facts about animal cells. Avg Ship time 1-2 days
Engaging and colorful, the Science Readiness Flip Charts provide the perfect hands-on resource for Early Childhood programs. The "write-on/wipe-off", dry-erase activities are ideal for building fundamental, standards-based skills. Flexibly designed for use in whole class, small group and individual scenarios! Each Science Readiness Flip Chart Set Includes 10 Double-sided, laminated charts - on each 12" x 18", Side 1 features a graphic overview of the topic while Side 2 is a "write-on/wipe-off" activity chart; Spiral-bound on a durable, free-standing easel; Teacher's Guide featuring step-by-step teaching instructions along with copy-masters & exercises. Covers What Animals Need; How Animals Grow & Change; Farm & Zoo Animals; Birds; Bugs & More Bugs; Butterfly Life Cycle; Frog Life Cycle; Reptiles, Fish & Amphibians; Parents & Offspring; & Interdependence of Plants & Animals. Avg Ship time 1-2 days
Study similarities and differences between animals. Examine real x-rays printed on clear, heavy-duty plastic, showing mammals, reptiles, fish, amphibians and birds. Includes: 14 x-rays, 14 matching picture cards, up to 8" x 10" (10 x 25 cm) and teacher guide. Ages 4 and up. Avg Ship time 1-2 days
Boost students' nonfiction skills AND their vocabularies with these super-engaging readers packed with fascinating facts and eye-popping photos! The books include a table of contents, four short chapters, diagrams, maps, captions, a glossary, comprehension questions, and more. Comes with a complete teaching guide. Avg Ship time 1-2 days
Flashy by design. Build student confidence and skills using fun-filled flash cards. This pack, complete with activities, introduces 50 vertebrate animals. Cards are color-coded by classification: mammals, birds, fish, reptiles, and amphibians. Watch students enjoy learning and build skills on their own or with friends... at school, home, or on the go! Durable, no-see-through cards with quick-sorting, rounded corners. 56 two-sided cards, 3.125" x 5.25". For ages 8 and up. Avg Ship time 1-2 days
A must for all your dinosaur enthusiasts, these wonderful, tactile bones are guaranteed to inspire and excite. Bury them in sand or soil, place them in the water tray or leave them outside to be discovered. Once unearthed, they will instantly appeal to children's natural instincts to investigate, sort, order and compare. These playful processes provide the ideal opportunity to introduce and practice early maths language in an engaging and relevant way. Durable enough to be used throughout an early years setting including outdoors and safe for use with your younger learners, the set includes twelve dinosaur bones in four different lengths ranging from 2.25" to 4.5". Avg Ship time 1-2 days
Appealing to children's natural interest in mini-beasts, this is a great early STEM resource for your younger learners. These bugs are durable for use outdoors and offer children the opportunity to learn close up about the living creatures they will encounter in daily life without them scuttling or flying away! Go on a bug hunt, study any finds discovered outside, brush them off and clean them up. Make a record what's been found by taking a wax rubbing and/or making an imprint in modelling clay. Cast from a special stone mix, this set includes eight bugs (ant, beetle, butterfly, centipede, dragonfly, ladybug, spider, and pill bug) each measuring 3-4 inches. Avg Ship time 1-2 days
There are always plenty of animals to see down on the farm, but sometimes you need to follow their footprints to find them. Each double-sided stone has the raised footprint of an animal on one side and an image of the animal indented into the other side. Press the footprint into sand, mud or soil and create a trail for children to follow. What animal might they find at the end: cow, horse, sheep, pig, dog, cat, chicken or duck? When they find the animals, how might they sort them? Contains eight double-sided stones (3 inches). Avg Ship time 1-2 days
This set of engaging woodland footprints is a great way for children to start their woodland explorations! Each stone has the raised footprint of an animal on one side and an image of the animal indented into the other. Take the stones on a group walk to compare them with any animal tracks the children discover (or prepare some of your own if needed). Press the footprint into the ground to check, then flip the stone over to identify what animal left the marks. Replicate the same treasure hunt by leaving trails of footprints in the outdoor area of your setting. What animal might the children find at the end: fox, squirrel, rabbit, frog, deer, buzzard/hawk, owl or mouse? When they do find the footprint stones, they can sort them by categories, such as feathers, claws, and diet. They can record their findings by taking rubbings, making impressions in play dough, creating prints using paints and investigating what else they can find out about each animal. When the work is done, the children can give the footprints a good clean with soap and water before a new woodland adventure tomorrow. The footprints are made from a unique stone mix and are robust enough to be used throughout an early years setting, both inside and outdoors. Contains eight double-sided stones (3 inches). Age 2+. Avg Ship time 1-2 days
Smart Poly® material has been designed for charts in the classroom and home. The charts are strong, durable, water proof, and do not need lamination. The write-on/wipe-off surface is designed for dry erase or water based markers and washable crayons. Smart Poly Chart measures 13" x 19" with a heavy duty, glossy surface, .45mm. Grommet hole for easy hanging. Two pieces, no assembly required. Turn the wheel to pick an animal and fill in the information below to learn about each animal. Avg Ship time 1-2 days
Some places in the world are cold. Others are hot. Some lands are wet, and others are cold. Learn about these habitats and the animals and plants that live there. Includes 8 titles. Avg Ship time 1-2 days
Handy pond net with telescopic aluminum handle and knotless fine mesh, will not harm specimens. Safe and durable. Guaranteed not to run if holed. Assists children's understanding of the world through exploration and observation. Constructed of strong aluminum, yet lightweight enough for young children to maneuver. Fine mesh net will not knot or run if holed, making this ideal for children to use. Handle retracts for easy storage. Net measures 7.9" x 7.9". Handle measures 19.7" - 39.4". Avg Ship time 1-2 days
Popar brings the world of dinosaurs to life through an interactive Augmented and Virtual Reality infused 32 page softcover children's smart book. Connect and play with all the dinosaurs through stunning animations, thought provoking game, educational read-alongs, and so much more! All Popar smart books are designed with these key features to support and help your child enhance creative perception, learn about spatial and temporal concepts, and build listening comprehension. Avg Ship time 1-2 days
To celebrate 50 years, Insect Lore has a created a limited-edition Butterfly Farm!
Insect Lore has been successfully providing children and adults alike the wonder of metamorphosis for 50 years! Our newest butterfly kit includes a one-of-a-kind Butterfly Farm habitat, everything you need to raise your own caterpillars, and a voucher to redeem for your free cup of caterpillars at any time! There is no redemption fee and shipping is included. The voucher never expires.
Butterfly Farm includes:
• Pop-up habitat with ultra-clear panel ideal for viewing Painted Lady butterflies
• Tuck away panel on habitat showing all 4 stages of metamorphosis
• Read Me voucher to redeem for your cup of five baby caterpillars with all the food they need at no additional fee. Shipping is included.
• Deluxe Chrysalis Station Log. This item comes with your Cup of Caterpillars when your voucher is redeemed.
• Feeding dropper
• Caterpillar Quick Guide
Please note: this kit does not contain live insects. Avg Ship time 1-2 days
These true-to-life figurines help kids understand the life cycle of bugs and frogs!
• Includes 6 life cycle stages - Butterfly, Ladybug, Honey Bee, Praying Mantis, Ant, and Frog
• 24 high quality figurines are organized in a handy carrying case
• 6 Life Cycle Sorting Cards provide additional learning activities
• Perfect for counting, sorting, sequencing and study
• Durable and oversized for little hands. Avg Ship time 1-2 days
This play set includes one dozen soft, squishy ladybugs – they're perfect for math games and will help your young learner practice counting and sorting. These helpful little learning tools are a great teaching accompaniment to the Original Ladybug Land metamorphosis kit and to your ladybug-themed lessons. Avg Ship time 1-2 days