10 STEM related Gifts to Give Your Child for the Holidays!

The holidays are here! It can be difficult finding the perfect gift for someone, so we found 10 perfect gifts for those STEM lovers you know.

 

1) The Magic School Bus – Chemistry Lab (Ages 5+)

This gift is for the science lovers. It’s a hands on science experiment kit for all boys and girls! It includes detailed instructions with tools for kids to learn about acids and bases, volcanoes, slime, surface tension, bubbles, and more.

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2) GeoSmart Mars Explorer (Ages 5+)

If they’re interested in engineering specifically, this is the perfect gift for them. The kids will use the magnetic blocks to create a self driving vehicle while learning engineering concepts and how they operate. The kit includes instructions to create 4 different designs, but they can use their creativity to create their own design.

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3) Kano Harry Potter Coding Kit (Ages 6+)

This kit is for Harry Potter fans and coding fans alike! This gift turns coding into magic. It includes details on how to create 70+ coding challenges while using the wand and the tablet. Lift feathers and grow pumpkins in this interactive game.

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4) KANO Computer Kit (Ages 6+)

This gift is for the computer lovers! This kit teaches kids the ins and outs of computer building while being easy and fun. After they finish building the computer, they’ll be able to design programs to run on their own machine.

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5) Crayola Color Chemistry Set for Kids (Ages +7)

In this chemistry set, kids can perform 16 experiments while learning about the chemistry of volcanoes and tornadoes. Kids can enjoy this experiment with their easy to understand instructions. It can get a little messy so be prepared!

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6) Chronicle Books – The Brilliant Deep

The Brilliant Deep is a gorgeous picture book that teaches kids about environmental science. The story portrays Ken Nedimyer’s life as a live rock farmer and fish collector who founded the Coral Restoration Foundation. The book includes a variety of facts about coral reefs and environmental preservation.

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7) Snap Circuits Jr. Electronics Exploration Kit (Ages 8+)

This toy gives young engineers the tools to create over 100 circuit projects with 30+ electronic parts. Kids can create projects involving flashing lights, photo sensors, sirens, and much more!

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8) 4M Water Rocket Kit (Ages 8+)

This kit brings out their inner scientist. The kit includes materials for kids to create and design their own rocket using a recycled bottle. The water rocket uses water pressure to launch the rocket up 90 feet!

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9) Engineered! – Engineering Design at Work

A book for future engineers! The book tells 9 real-life problems, all in different branches, that engineers have to overcome. From electrical scenarios to geometrical scenarios, the book covers it all. It also includes a flow chart that shows the process of finding a solution to that problem and how to overcome it.

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10) Love to Code Creative Coding Kit (Ages 8+)

This is a fun and innovative coding kit that works within an illustration book. The book teaches kids about computer programming and real circuit concepts. They can upload their coding directly from their browser.

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