STEM

Promote STEM education in your after-school or summer program while helping children get interested in engineering. Robotics sets, building sets, renewable energy sets, engineering games, children's books related to STEM, and a variety of science materials are just a few of the STEM and engineering items we offer.

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STEM Journals - Set of 10
STEM Journals - Set of 10
Item: 86303
Status: In Stock
$21.95
3 years & up. This 8 page STEM Journal outlines how to utilize the scientific process in an early childhood classroom. Each of the 8 1/2" x 11" pages provide a space for children to draw pictures along with developmentally appropriate lines to write text as they utilize the scientific method. Perfect addition to any science center! Set of 10 journals.
Mechanical Engineering®: Robotic Arms Kit
Mechanical Engineering®: Robotic Arms Kit
Item: 146203
Status: In Stock
$62.95
7 years & up. Build 6 functioning mechanical arms, grabber claws, and legs with this Mechanical Engineering® Kit by Thames & Kosmos. Learn mechanical engineering principles firsthand as you build claws that can grab and lift using pneumatic and hydraulic systems powered by air pressure. Included: 201 Building pieces and a 32-Page manual with easy-to-follow illustrated instructions.
UGears Pneumatic Engine - Mechanical Model Kit
UGears Pneumatic Engine - Mechanical Model Kit
Item: 147870
Status: In Stock
$20.95
14 years & up. Expand your knowledge of steam power with this self-assembly pneumatic engine model! This model shows how steam engine uses air pressure instead of steam to move and function. The use of a simple, inflated balloon is all it takes to get the gears set in motion. Approximate time to assemble: 2 hours. Measures 3.9"H x 3"W x 6.4"L. Includes 81 pieces.
UGears Hurdy-Gurdy - Mechanical Model Kit
UGears Hurdy-Gurdy - Mechanical Model Kit
Item: 147869
Status: In Stock
$70.95
14 years & up. Expand your hobby with this guitar mechanical model that is not only a self-assembly toy, but as well as a fully-fledged musical instrument. Create sound by turning the hand-turned wheel that brushes against the bourdon and melody strings. Gears and reduction mechanisms move strings around and adjust their heights to make new sounds. Approximate time for assembly: 4-5 hours. Measures 8.7"H x 6.5"W x 15.7"L. Includes 292 pieces and detailed instructions.
UGears STEM LAB Gearbox - Educational Mechanical Model Kit
UGears STEM LAB Gearbox - Educational Mechanical Model Kit
Item: 147867
Status: In Stock
$20.95
8 years & up. Using the basic STEM concepts, this mechanical gearbox is an advanced learning experience that can really operate as a 4-speed box. While its construction mirrors that of an advanced 3D puzzle, there is much to learn and discover. The pieces that make up the gearbox can be found throughout much of our daily life, giving the user a new perspective. Approximate assembly time: 1-2 hours. Size of model: 4.3"H x 3.9"W x 5.1"L. Includes 120 pieces, a pocket model study… More »
Sorting Stones - Set of 20
Sorting Stones - Set of 20
Item: 36525
Status: In Stock
$32.95
$24.95
2 years & up. With these Sorting Stones children can explore colors, shapes, and patterns. The durable 1.5" diameter stones have a colorful bug character engraved on one side. Each set includes 20 stones, with five bug body shapes: circle, square, rectangle, triangle, hexagon and in four colors: red, blue, yellow and green. Great for indoor and outdoor play. An activity guide is included with ideas on how to introduce the stones to your setting, plus games exploring sorting, counting, and pattern skills.
UGears STEM LAB Counter - Educational Mechanical Model Kit
UGears STEM LAB Counter - Educational Mechanical Model Kit
Item: 147866
Status: In Stock
$20.95
8 years & up. Using the basic STEM concepts, this mechanical number counter is an advanced learning experience that can really record values from 0 to 999. While its construction mirrors that of an advanced 3D puzzle, there is much to learn and discover. The pieces that make up the counter can be found throughout much of our daily life, giving the user a new perspective. Approximate assembly time: 1-2 hours. Size of model: 4.8"H x 2.6"W x 5.3"L. Includes 157 pieces, a pocket model… More »
Mega Cyborg Hand - Build Your Own Giant, Wearable, Hydraulic Hand
Mega Cyborg Hand - Build Your Own Giant, Wearable, Hydraulic Hand
Item: 147821
Status: In Stock
$49.95
8 years & up. Build your very own large, hydraulic hand with this interactive science kit! The hand is made up of over 200 pieces, with water filling the piston tubes that allow the mechanical fingers to open and close with your own fingers. Learn all about hydraulic and pneumatic systems and how they are used in industrial robots. Includes 203 pieces and a 40 page manual to guide users through the building process and provide them with scientific information.
Skate Park Engineering® & Design Set (43 Pieces)
Skate Park Engineering® & Design Set (43 Pieces)
Item: 146313
Status: Temporarily Out of Stock
$18.95
5 years & up. Your little engineers will love designing and creating their own skatepark with this Skate Park Engineering® & Design Set by Learning Resources. Use the activity cards to complete design challenges or let your imagination run wild and create your own crazy ramps and jumps that will send your skater flying. The perfect set to encourage early STEM learning. Longest ramp measures 10" x 2". Included: 43 Easy-to-assemble pieces: Flag, building pieces, 1 figure with… More »
Translucent Indoor/Outdoor Chute & Stands
Translucent Indoor/Outdoor Chute & Stands
Item: 34516P
Status: In Stock
$59.95 - $185.95
2 years & up. This set of plastic water channels, in two sizes, and Chute Stands are perfect for a hands-on play experience! Transparent channels allow children to experiment with gravity as they watch materials move from one channel to the next. Children will learn about cause and effect of as they experiment with different positions and angels. Use with the STEM Chute Stands Set for even more possibilities. The 3 stands are made of powder-coated steel and are designed with a rounded base for… More »
Coral Connection Set
Coral Connection Set
Item: 34395P
Status: In Stock
$109.95 - $164.95
3 years & up. Based upon the beauty of coral reefs, organic growth and organic connections, Coral Connections helps children create environments in a toy-based format. Soft, pliable plastic components feature snap fit and ball and joint connections to easily build horizontally, vertically or in web-like mesh. Sea creatures and a treasure chest help children build their own stories and visual and audible narratives as they construct ecosystems and form connections visually and spatially. Can… More »
STEM Poster Set - Set of 12
STEM Poster Set - Set of 12
Item: 89773
Status: In Stock
$19.95
This set of 12 posters features children engaged in a variety of STEM based activities. The 11" x 17" images are perfect for children to identify with.
Ramptastic - STEM Ramp for Testing Velocity on Different Surfaces
Ramptastic - STEM Ramp for Testing Velocity on Different Surfaces
Item: 63780
Status: In Stock
$54.95
3 years & up. This sturdy wooden incline ramp invites children to explore STEM concepts through prediction and experimentation. The six varying textures give children the opportunity to test the effects of surfacing, weight, and velocity on the potential speed and function of different objects. Ramptastic also introduces simple machines to children and is the perfect addition to the STEM toys in your classroom. Activity cards included. Cars sold separately. Measures 4.5" H x 4.5" W x 12.5" L.
Dynamo Dominoes Construction Set - 107 Pieces
Dynamo Dominoes Construction Set - 107 Pieces
Item: 143588
Status: In Stock
$40.95
3 years & up. Watch the chain reaction of events as the dominoes fall down piece by piece! This set can be set up in all sorts of ways. Let kids take control of how to set up the trail! Set is made of wood, metal, water-based paint, TEP and ABS. Includes 100 wooden dominoes. 107 pieces total within the set.
STEM Builder Series Build a Waterway
STEM Builder Series Build a Waterway
Item: 63198
Status: In Stock
$44.95
3 years & up. This 90-piece set includes a variety of items to create working waterways. Children can experiment with the effects that construction, gravity, and distance have on water pressure and flow as they create endless waterway configurations. Materials are transparent to allow for easy viewing of water flow. The Build a Waterway STEM Kit builds on children's natural curiosity by providing the materials and freedom to explore. The funnels, measuring pitchers, connector tubes, blockers,… More »
Junior Engineer Creative Building Set
Junior Engineer Creative Building Set
Item: 86908
Status: In Stock
$35.95
3 years & up. Design all types of construction vehicles with our engineering set. Perfectly sized for small hands, children can connect the chunky bolts, wheels, and joints. As children build, they boost planning and motor skills. A total of 210 pieces in a stackable plastic container.
KEVA® Contraptions 200 Plank Set
KEVA® Contraptions 200 Plank Set
Item: 52468
Status: In Stock
$56.95
7 years & up. Construct tracks of tunnels, funnels, ramps, and chutes, then set the ball rolling and watch your creation come to life. The open-ended, no rules play promotes experimentation, creativity, and problem solving, which are key mental skills for aspiring young engineers and architects. As children build through trial and error, they gain an early understanding of physics and engineering concepts like balance and structural stability. No glue and no connectors means structures are vulnerable… More »
STEM Builder Series Build an Animal
STEM Builder Series Build an Animal
Item: 63197
Status: In Stock
$47.95
3 years & up. Over 300 pieces contribute to this kit's endless building possibilities. An assortment of activity cards illustrate possible animal and pattern configurations and encourage children to design their own creations. The Build an Animal STEM Kit builds on children's natural curiosity by providing the materials and freedom to explore. The Animal Building Cards give children a start by building a giraffe, lion, elephant, chicken, frog and bird. Children should then be encouraged to… More »
When I Grow Up STEM Series Archaeologist
When I Grow Up STEM Series Archaeologist
Item: 63177
Status: In Stock
$156.95
3 years & up. This complete archaeologist STEM kit offers over 40 archaeologist materials including tools, artifacts, and uniform, including a safari hat (measures 4.5"H x 10.95"W x 9.90"L). Children can step into the role of scientist when they participate in a small scale dig using the shovel and rake to find items such as bones, plate pieces, and fossils. The grid and grid numbers help children as they chart and record the items into the artifact journal. Continue the journey… More »
GraviTrax Starter Set - 100 Pieces
GraviTrax Starter Set - 100 Pieces
Item: 146917
Status: In Stock
$62.95
8 years & up. Experience the power of gravity with the Gravitrax Starter Set! Build your own action-packed track system to send your marbles racing while learning about gravity, magnetism, and kinetics. With over 100 pieces and 18 different construction elements, discover how the laws of physics affect the track your marble takes with curves, crosses, freefalls, and even a cannon. Experiment using different heights and angles to control the speed of the ball. Build your track using the construction… More »
LIGHT STAX® Illuminated Blocks
LIGHT STAX® Illuminated Blocks
Item: 145120P
Status: In Stock
$32.95 - $99.95
3 years & up. Building blocks that glow! These beautifully colored building blocks are different than the traditional building blocks because they are built from a powered base and every block lights up as you stack them. There are endless possibilities to fulfill imagination and creativity since there is not a wrong way to stack the blocks. Use Light Stax as a custom night light with 3 light modes: solid, flashing, and fading. All three modes have a 15 minute auto shut-off. Expand your imagination… More »
Gravitrax Gravity Hammer
Gravitrax Gravity Hammer
Item: 146918
Status: In Stock
$10.95
8 years & up. Experience the power of gravity with the Gravitrax! Add the Gravity Hammer to the Gravitrax Starter Set and send the marble propelling through your course. When triggered, the hammer swings down and hits the marble, giving it momentum to send it on its way. Includes: Hammer and 6 additional tracks. Gravitrax Starter Set not included.
Simple Machines STEM Experiment and Model Building Kit
Simple Machines STEM Experiment and Model Building Kit
Item: 142430
Status: In Stock
$30.95
8 years & up. Explore the basics of mechanical physics by building a series of simple machines designed to perform complex tasks that make our everyday lives easier. Build 26 working models focusing on six simple machines: wheels and axles, levers, pulleys, inclined planes, screws, and wedges. Learn the science behind your builds in the full-color, 32-page manual and follow the easy to understand step-by-step instructions to assemble each machine. As your understanding of mechanical physics… More »
PowerClix® Frames - Natural
PowerClix® Frames - Natural
Item: 32460
Status: In Stock
$119.95
4 years & up. This building set encourages children to think like engineers while using organic, neutral colors and familiar shapes for building. This open-ended magnetic construction toy uses frames with a simple click 'n connect system that allows for endless 3D or 2D models. Features a metal plate built into the packaging to store and organize the set of 74 pieces.