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Best STEM toys for kids – gift ideas for kids

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STEM toys make great gift ideas for kids with curious minds. Here’s a list of some of the best STEM toy gift ideas for kids. 


STEM toys – gift ideas for kids

STEM skills (science, technology, engineering, and math) have been big news in the UK for the last few years.

The skills kids learn through STEM and STEAM (STEAM includes ART) are super important for developing kids’ creativity and problem solving skills.

Skills that are vitally important in our fast-paced digital world, where STEM skills are much sought after in the workplace.

Find the right STEM toys and you will help your kids develop these skills outside of a classroom environment, fostering a love of curiously examining the way the world around us works.

STEM toys help bring science alive in a fun way and many of them don’t involve any screen time.

The more our kids learn about science through STEM and STEAM, the more well equipped they will be to thrive and shine.


Goldie Blox and the dunk tank

GoldieBlox and the Dunk Tank

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OSMO Genius kit

Osmo - Genius Kit for iPad - 5 Hands-On Learning Games - Math, Spelling, Problem Solving & Creativity - STEM - (Osmo Base for iPad Included)

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Engino greenhouse

Engino STEM HEROES Green House

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Tech Will Save Us electric doughTech Will Save Us, Electro Dough Kit | Educational STEM Toy, Ages 4 and Up

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Learning Resources City Engineering and Design Building Set

Learning Resources City Engineering and Design Building Set

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LEGO 17101 Boost Creative Toolbox Robotics Kit

LEGO 17101 Boost Creative Toolbox Robotics Kit, 5 in 1 App Controlled Building Model with Programmable Interactive Robot Toy and Bluetooth Hub, Coding Kits for Kids

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Hot Wires 

Hot Wires Electronics Kit from John Adams

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Squishy human body

Smart Lab Squishy Human Body

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So there’s the roundup, I hope there’s at least one STEM toy idea on the list that grabs your attention.

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