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General - Tuesday, December 18, 2018

As our world becomes increasingly dependent on STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics), STEM learning shouldn’t be limited to just the classroom. STEM toys and activities are a great way to keep kids engaged and motivated to explore real-world topics.


This holiday season, inspire curiosity and empower exploration for boys and girls!  


Here are some of our favorite ideas for STEM toys for all ages:

Learning Resources Code & Go Mouse Mania Board Game (buy)
This analog coding game teaches digital skills, as it pairs hands-on play with strategies based on fundamental coding concepts. Two to four players take on the roles of rival mice in the hunt for blocks of delicious cheese scattered around the game board.


LEGO DUPLO My First Number Train Building Set (buy)

Hop aboard the Number Train where learning to count has never been so much fun! With numbered LEGO DUPLO bricks and 3 wagons, young builders will learn math skills while creating and constructing their own toddler-friendly train.


Kano Harry Potter Coding Kit (buy)

Build your own wand. Learn to code with step-by-step creative challenges. Make magic on a screen, with a wave, twist, and twirl. Create, share, and play.


The Most Magnificent Thing (buy)

This book will fire up the imaginations of youngsters eager to create their own inventions. "She is going to make the most MAGNIFICENT thing! She knows just how it will look. She knows just how it will work. All she has to do is make it, and she makes things all the time. Easy-peasy!"


NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC - Break Open 10 Geodes (buy)

Geology doesn’t get more exciting then breaking open rocks and finding crystal treasures! Geodes can form with a variety of crystals inside and National Geographic brings you the best variety from around the globe. This earth science kit provides a hands-on science experiment that children will love.


Mini Explorer Light-up Terrarium Kit for Kids (buy)

This kit is a quick & easy way to educate kids on the wonders of science, nature, and the beauty of life. With the freedom to layer their rocks, sand, and soil, and customize as they please, every child will have a blast.


Awesome Science Experiments for Kids (buy)

This book provides young scientists with hands-on experiments that teach them how to apply the scientific method. It includes 100 + STEAM experiments, easy-to-follow instructions and colorful photos.


Kiwi Co STEM Subscription Box (buy)

These hands-on STEM kits for kids ages 3-16+ are delivered in the mail each month. Each kit explores a new STEM concept in a fresh way that's seriously fun & profoundly enriching.


If you’re doing your holiday shopping through Amazon, don’t forget to set ASSET as your Amazon Smile charity. For eligible purchases, the AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the purchase price to ASSET.