Pick of the Week: Buggy Balance Measurement Activity Set – A Motivating and Adorable Way to Teach Measuring

Comparing linear measurements and weights has never been so accessible… or adorable! Use our newly added Buggy Balance Measurement Activity Set to compare weights of caterpillars and leaves in this tree-themed measurement set.

This week only, take 15% off* your order of the Buggy Balance Measurement Activity Set by using promo code BUGGY at check out!

The set comes with 24 caterpillars in two sizes and two weights (8 large, 16 small), and 36 leaves in two sizes and two weights (12 large, 24 small). The balance arm snaps into place for quick assembly and calibrates easily with sliding compensator clips. Balance measures 15.75″L x 4″H.

Don’t forget to save 15%* this week only on your order of the Buggy Balance by using our promo code BUGGY at check out!

*Offer is valid until 11:59pm EST on January 13th, 2015. Not compatible with any other offers. Be sure there are no spaces or dashes in your code at check out!

Pick of the Week: Inchimals

We couldn’t be more excited to introduce these versatile, beautiful animal blocks into our product line. We’ve been playing and talking about the Inchimals and all of the ways you can use them to teach myriad skills to learners of so many ages. Beautifully crafted and thoughtfully designed, Inchimals contains 12 wooden animal blocks measuring anywhere from 1″—the tiny ladybug—to 12″—the towering giraffe. This award-winning game is a fun and effective way to teach measurement, number concept, addition, subtraction and pre-algebra to children of many ages. And this week only, you can save 15% on the new Inchimals by entering promo code INCH25 at checkout.

With exact inch segments, written numerals, representative dots, and cute animals, Inchimals is a multi-purpose toy that encourages creativity, interaction, logic and mathematics mastery. And even better, it comes with a write on/wipe off puzzle book that features 100 puzzles to use in conjunction with the blocks!

With Inchimals, you can:

  • Practice counting
  • Sequence Inchimal blocks from the shortest to the longest
  • Introduce vocabulary – shorter, taller, longer, height, length, distance, perimeter
  • Explore individual segments, numbers & dots on each Inchimal block
  • Learn addition and subtraction concepts
  • Master pre-algebra understandings and balance equations
  • Stand Inchimals blocks side by side or stack neatly to promote fine motor control
  • Invite creative thinking, language & dialogue, and dramatic play

Let us know your favorite use of the Inchimals and don’t forget – this week only, you can save 15% by entering INCH25 at checkout!