STEM toys for at-home learnin’
What’s on their lesson plan for the day? We’re sure it’s filled with lots of great knowledge, and they can get even more with the Explore and Write Activity Desk. They can take a seat and try out five interactive pages that give ’em more lessons in letters, numbers, music, colors and more. The LED screen can be used as a writing pad, too, so they can trace and practice letters and numbers until they’re pros! A toy telephone helps ’em practice numbers, while the music player includes more than 20 melodies to listen to as they work hard! Transform the desk into an easel and chalkboard so they can play teacher and come up with their own exciting lessons!
Wow, now this is what we call a sweet science lesson! The Rainbow Gummy Candy Lab: Unicorns, Clouds & Rainbows set comes with everything they need to learn how to make delicious gummies and then eat them all up! They’ll learn about color mixing and the scientific properties of natural polymers (it’s all boiled down in language they can understand!) Blend the worlds of science and fantasy as they really make unicorns, clouds and rainbow gummies that taste as sweet as they want ’em…or sour, if they add some citric acid!
Your little helper is gonna be SO ready for the next big project with the Design & Drill Flower Power Studio. Inside the flower shaped carrying case they’ll find 12 patterns to try out with 60 colorful bolts and a kid-safe power drill! They’ll learn about patterning as they play, which can help them with their math skills. Not to mention they’ll get some real-life practice at using tools just like mom and dad. When they’re all done, they can fold it all up and pack it away until it’s time to finish some more cool projects.
With the stroke of an attached stylus, your little ones will learn how to write uppercase letters, lowercase letters and their own name! The Write and Learn Creative Center provides animated demonstrations about how to write each letter and then gives your kiddos the chance to write them themselves! Customize the Creative Center with their name and it will teach them how to spell it. Once they’ve mastered their letters, they can explore their creativity using stencils and stamps to create little works of art!
Are they too young to learn about physics? Nope! The Gumball Machine Maker: Super Stunts & Tricks is a great way to give ’em a lesson in force, motion, gravity, momentum and more right at home! Use the 52 pieces to create their very own gumball machine that really works! Use tracks, a pinball launcher, tip-over tubes, pulley cups and even a trampoline to build unique tracks to send gumballs soaring, bouncing and tumbling down to the bottom. Teach them trial and error and introduce them to engineering while you’re at it! They’re gonna have a ball!
Just like your little ones, Pepper Mint is a curious, skilled and creative young person who loves to experiment and learn. The Pepper Mint in the Great Tree House Engineering Adventure is a great STEM kit disguised as an awesome toy that has your kids building treehouse experiments like a rope ladder, belt pulleys, ziplines, trapdoors, LED lanterns and more. They can read about Pepper Mint’s adventures in Borneo as they play and learn, conduct experiments and have fun with their treehouse playset.
They probably see ants all the time, but do they know how they live and build elaborate tunnels and chambers? With the GeoSafari Day ‘N’ Night Ant Factory, they’ll get a firsthand glimpse of an ant colony without leaving the house! All they have to do is use the mail-in certificate to receive Harvester ants and place them inside the new habitat. Once inside, they’ll watch the ants use the nutrient-rich farm gel to create a new home in a well-ventilated space. The kiddos don’t have to feed them or water the gel, its properties are all the ants need to survive and dig!
The kids wanna experiment and now you can give ’em everything to explore their curious minds right from your home! The Kid’s First Science Laboratory set comes with 24 large plastic tools they can use alongside the 16-page full-color manual that gives parents tips about how they can best present the tools to their kids. Once they understand what they have, they can discover all kinds of STEM play in the 14-piece system with tubes, funnels, lids, connectors and more. They’ll learn observation and reasoning skills, problem-solving skills, fine motor skills and SO much more!
Allow the STEM Junior Wonder Lab Toy with Experiments for Kids to introduce your preschoolers to experiments that use ingredients you can find around the house. There’s lots to do with the 20 lab accessories including stirring spoons, maze pieces, maze balls, test tubes, lab goggles and more. The standalone lab gives them their own area to explore new ways to play as they discover over 40 sounds and phrases that bring their lab to life! 20 included hands-on STEM experiments are a great way to get the play bubblin’ up, then they can use their imaginations to concoct even more fun as they let their curiosity lead the play.
This at-home geometry lesson rocks! They’ll grow phosphorescent and fluorescent crystals with the Crystal Growing: Glow-in-the-Dark Edition set, just use the 30 pieces and 32-page manual to measure, mix and stir components to make geodes in shapes including moons, stars, butterflies and more. Of course, there’s nothin’ stopping them from growing crystal geodes in their own shapes and ways. Turn off the lights and watch ’em glow, keep on on their shelf and show off their experiments in a super fun way!