Kids Gifts to Promote STEM Learning

STEM education for kids has become very popular and is really good for a child’s development. STEM stands for science, technology, engineering, and math.  Learning gives kids a great head start and these STEM toys help them learn, plus makes learning fun.

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Kids Gifts to Promote STEM Learning

 

Some parents may wonder how they can help their children to develop and grow in STEM fields. Well, there is good news for parents! There is a wide range of STEM-themed toys for children available all over the place.

With the holidays approaching, STEM gifts for kids is a wonderful choice for gifts. They can combine learning and education for a wonderful gift this year.

Puzzlets:

Puzzlets is really cool. It connects to a table or computer and teaches  children the basics of programming a computer game. Kids simply place puzzle like pieces into a board and see results. With game development being an ever growing field of work, this is a great skill for even the youngest of children to develop.

Kids simply place puzzle like pieces into a board and see results. With game development being an ever growing field of work, this is a great skill for even the youngest of children to develop.

Make a Robot with Spybot Kit:

Do you have a child that likes robots?  Or even a budding electrical engineer? Then this gift is perfect for your child.

This 223-piece kit contains everything needed to build a spy robot.  A programmable controller allows you to customize the shadowstrike with special features before starting on a mission.

A fun toy for all ages, though younger kids would need some help with the assembly.

Kano Build Your Own Computer Kit:

Kids love computers. They also love knowing how things are made. That is where this computer building kit comes in.

This kit not only allows kids to build their computer teaching them technology skills, it also teaches children how to code. Once the computer is built, it comes with preloaded educational apps!

LEGO Technic Mining Truck:

This truck comes fully loaded for all of your car lovers. Children are given 362 pieces. Combine pieces to make an entire vehicle, including a surprisingly detailed engine with pistons that actually move!

Kids can tear it apart and rebuild it in different ways, time and time again.

Bee-Bot:

Here is one to help toddlers learn the basics of command and coding.

The Bee-Bot has arrows on it’s back, which are easy for little fingers to press. Once the button is pressed, the Bee-Bot follows the command. This teaches little ones that once something is given the command, it follows it, providing the basic pathway for coding.

GoldieBlox and the Spinning Machine:

Have a little girl in your life that you would like to spark the STEM interest in? This brightly colored construction toy should help get them interested.

It comes with everything for her to build a machine and a story featuring a smart young lady. The Spinning Machine is part of a line of toys and books focused on teaching girls about STEM.

These toys are sure to be a hit with the children in your life.  STEM learning is fun!  There is a wide range of STEM toys that would make perfect gifts for kids. They can span so many different topics, such as building, coding, programming, and fun! So, if you know a child who already loves STEM subjects or even a child who you want to introduce it to, then these are the gifts to add to your holiday shopping lists!

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Robin Smith
Robin is a wife and the mother of a 20-year-old son. She enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, social networking, blogging, and cooking. She is a blogger, editor, freelance writer and works full-time as the Chief Information Officer for a school district.

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