Holiday Gift Guide 2012: Science, Tech, Engineering & Math (STEM) Toys for Kids

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Holiday Gift Guide 2012: Science, Tech, Engineering & Math (STEM) Toys for Kids

Hummingbird Robotics Kit
Hummingbird Robotics Kit

People give all manner of toys as gifts during the holidays. Some are big hits, others flop. I think the best ones are fun and stimulating while at the same time teaching a skill or concept. In that spirit, here are some toys that fall under the broad umbrella of STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math). Please add your own gift ideas in the comments section!

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6 thoughts on “Holiday Gift Guide 2012: Science, Tech, Engineering & Math (STEM) Toys for Kids

  1. MAKE | Holiday Gift Guide 2012: 10 Educational & Inspiring Toys for Kids says:

    […] other day I published the STEM Toys for Kids gift guide, focusing on toys that teach skills or concepts in the field of science, tech, engineering, and […]

  2. Holiday Gift Guide 2012: 10 Educational & Inspiring Toys for Kids says:

    […] other day I published the STEM Toys for Kids gift guide, focusing on toys that teach skills or concepts in the field of science, tech, engineering, and […]

  3. Space Store says:

    If I was to design something like this I would try and make my own transformer, how cool would that be!!

  4. JustineV says:

    Love this and just saw it now. If you’re looking for stocking stuffers for kids, too, check out: http://www.mysterystocking.com/. They’ve got great stockings full of goodies for kids that are STEM, art, and reading themed. Perfect and easy…!

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