Multi-sensory Experience

Using augmented reality technology, the Illumination Station transfers realistic colors and lifelike images onto the sand for a mesmerizing sensory experience. Children will learn about geography, topography, seasons, and animal habitats as they create new worlds and explore interactive environments. Then, easily switch into engaging physical activities by turning the projector around to reveal the literacy, math, science, music, and more. This play center offers hours of fun and experiences that support learning.

Exciting Variety of Activities

  • Projects realistic colors and lifelike images onto the sand and floor in vivid color to create unique play environments
  • Children can form mountains, shape islands, and initiate volcanoes
  • Lets children change the world with the movement of their hands
  • Promotes healthy, active lifestyle for the brain and body
  • Physically challenging activities in math, science, literacy, music, and more
Two children usind the iStation in Floor mode

Product Features

  • Fits through a standard door (measure 51"L x 31"W x 79"H)
  • Easily rolls into the classroom
  • Transforms any wall, table, or floor into an interactive learning space
  • Projector rotates to transition between sand and floor activities
  • Includes 10 sand activities and 50 floor activities
  • Ships in seven boxes: Obie Floor Projector, table structure, five 25-pound boxes of nontoxic play sand
  • Some assembly required
Illumination Station
Projector rotates to transition between sand and floor activities.


  • Sand table
  • Projector
  • Light bulb
  • Remote
  • Nontoxic play sand
Child usind the iStation in sand mode

See it in Action

Frequently Asked Questions

Using state-of-the-art projection and 3D mapping technology, the Illumination Station makes sand appear to transform into a dynamic environment. It uses a depth-sensing camera to read the surface of the play area and a projector to alter the play environment in real time as students play within it.

The Illumination Station also converts into a touch-interactive projection that engages students across subject areas such as math, language & literacy, science and more.

Absolutely! The electronic hardware can also be used to create a floor or wall projection that allows children to engage in gross-motor activities in dozens of experiences.

The Illumination Station ships in seven boxes: one for the sand table, another for the electronic device, and five boxes of sand.

An easy-to-use remote control is included in each purchase.

No. Assembly requires no technical expertise and uses a single tool, which is included.

You do not. Everything that you need is included in the box. The Illumination Station plugs into a standard wall outlet.

Absolutely. The Illumination Station comes with built-in locking casters that allow for easy movement from room to room. It is also designed to fit through a standard door frame.

It does not. Feel free to use any play sand to replenish what comes with your initial order.

Sure! Materials like Kinetic sand and Kidfetti work great in the Illumination Station.

We recommend it! Incorporate items such as shovels, blocks, shells, animals, and figures into the Illumination Station experience.

Sure! Just make sure that it is in a shaded area so the projection can still be easily seen. Don't forget to bring the Illumination Station inside if rain or snow threatens.

Water should not be used in or around the Illumination Station due to the risk of damaging the electronic components.

Yes. The Illumination Station has a 2-year warranty (light bulb not included).

The LCD light bulb lasts approximately 3,000–4,000 hours and requires changing every 1–2 years, depending on usage.

The only required maintenance is to replace the light bulb when it expires and to clean the filters when doing so.

If that should happen, don't worry. Call Kaplan at 1-800-334-2014 and ask for help from Kaplan Tech, or email [email protected]

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Item Number: 37456
Price: $7,499.95
Status: In Stock

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