Primary Bucket Balance

Item # LER 1521
Ages 3
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Product Description

 • Explore basic measurement concepts. This balance is perfect for measuring, exploring volume, and comparing solids and liquids. Calibrated clear buckets with removable lids hold solids or up to 400 ml of liquid and allow students to see what they have placed inside. Easy pour spout makes measuring liquids easy.

 • Buckets remove easily for emptying and the buckets’ lids can be used as platforms.

 • Features a built-in storage drawer perfect for storing weights.

 • Child-friendly, balance is sturdy enough to withstand years of hands-on measurement.

 • Build observation and estimation skills while gaining a deeper understanding of mass measurement.

 • Balance measures 16½”L x 6½”W x 6”H.

 • Looking for something to measure? Our Three Bear Family® Counters (LER 0744) make the perfect companion to this balance.

 • Grades PreK+ Accessory Badge™ Endorsed Accessory

  • Measurements
  • Visual attention
  • Cause and effect
  • Visual perception
  • Visual processing
  • Strategic thinking
  • Hand-eye coordination
  • Reaching/arm extension
  • Weight exploration and comparison
  • Provides children with a visual means to judge weight and compare differences thereby aiding comprehension.
  • Can be used to measure items that motivate children such as candy.
  • Provides a structured play space for children with attention-deficit issues and encourages focus


  • Promotes conversation as children compare weights of different items. Because the conversation is in conjunction with active play children are more likely to feel comfortable in speaking.
  • Provides a structured play space and encourages focused attention for children who require a confined space for optimal learning.


  • Provides the opportunity to detach the bucket and move it to a place where the child is able to reach it.
  • Allows a play partner to join in by placing the bucket on the balance.
  • Offers success to children with difficulty in refined movements because the bucket is large.


  • Provides visual stimulation


Prepared by the National Lekotek Center




Balance measures 16.5" x 6.5" x 6".