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.
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 »
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.
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 »
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 »
4 years & up. Explore and build endless 2D & 3D models with this easy click and connect system. Colorful translucent plastics and unique geometric shapes and extender rods allow for open-ended, creativity-inspired constructions. Integrates flawlessly with Solids and Organics PowerClix® systems. The activity guide gives young builders step-by-step instruction on how to create a variety of models while teaching them the basics of science, construction and engineering. Eight unique shapes… More »
Grades 2 & up. Hands-on Investigation Kit supports building a variety of real-world models that demonstrate science and technology concepts. Students will explore through hands-on investigation concepts such as gearing up/down and increasing speed/force as they build crank fans, egg beaters and more. Includes building instructions for 6 different models with real-life photo and key facts. Complete set includes building materials in a sturdy divided case, teaching resource CD (with teaching notes,… More »
7 years & up. Develop a knack to stack! No glue or connectors required -- simply stack wood planks to create buildings, monuments, and geometric forms. It's the ideal activity to help children gain an understanding of balance and proportion, as well as interest in architecture, building, and design. Set includes: 200 pine planks and an idea booklet.
Grades 2 & up. Hands-on Investigation Kit supports building a variety of real-world models that demonstrate science and technology concepts. Students will explore through hands-on investigation 1st, 2nd and 3rd Class levers along with fixed, movable and combination pulley systems. Includes building instructions for 8 different models with real-life photo and key facts. Complete set includes K'nex rods and connectors in a sturdy, divided case, teaching resource CD (with teaching notes, building… More »
5 years & up. Introduce and grow early coding skills with Botley® the Coding Robot by Learning Resources. Botley® is one of the only coding robots that grows with your child. From basic navigational functions to advanced features that will get him through obstacle courses, direct him down pathways made from black lines, and allow him to detect objects, this little robot does it all. After mastering the basics, kids can test out their coding skills with the Botley's Action Challenge Accessory… More »
5 years & up. Embark on an adventure of creativity, innovation, and invention. The books encourage problem-solving and creative-thinking skills critical to STEM development while also providing opportunities for natural exploration and dreaming big. Books are a combination of paperback and hardcover.
6 years & up. Bring your creative ideas to life with the 3Doodler Start 3D Printing Pen Set! This set inspires creativity, design, planning, building, and spatial understanding to construct 3D printed masterpieces. The pen is easy to use, wireless, and eco-friendly. The pen is not hot to the touch and uses low-heat, BPA-Free and Non-Toxic Plastic making it safe for kids to use. Promotes STEM concepts. Set includes: 3Doodler Start Pen, 48 3Doodler Start Plastic Strands, Micro USB Charging Cable,… More »
6 years & up. Bring your creative ideas to life with the 3Doodler Start 3D Printing Pen & Refill Set! This set inspires creativity, design, planning, building, and spatial understanding to construct 3D printed masterpieces. The pen is easy to use, wireless, and eco-friendly. The pen is not hot to the touch and uses low-heat, BPA-Free and Non-Toxic Plastic making it safe for kids to use. Add even more colors to your 3D printed creation with the 3Doodler Primary Pow and Fire & Ice eco-plastic… More »
6 years & up. This is not your ordinary addition to the marble run family! Put the laws of motion to the test with this Mega Stunt set. The ingenious pieces interlock in endless configurations, while double-exit cubes keep you guessing on which way the marbles will go! Set includes: 108 cubes, 2 cascade stilts, 2 coaster tubes, 1 marble vortex, 1 pivot trampoline, 2 universal connectors, 30 steel marbles, and instructions.
Grades 4 & up. Build all 5 simple machines at once in science centers. Students can construct, examine and explain simple machines to develop a deeper understanding of how they make work easier. Contains enough pieces to build a lever, pulley, inclined plane, wheel and axle, and wedge all at the same time! Modify machines with 4 included weights (two 5g and two 10g), plus 8 included rubber bands to explore effort, force, load, motion and distance. Includes 63 pieces and activity guide.
8 years & up. Build vehicles that can race at top speeds with precision steering or conquer rough terrains with power and torque. This Custom Cars kit allows your little engineer to learn the ins and outs of automotive engineering by building over 10 different types of realistic RC cars. Discover how to adjust torque by reorienting the gearbox to change the gear ratio and learn about various components of real cars such as engines and brakes. 10 Buildable models include: High-speed race car,… More »