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Looking for a good deal on a Sphero this Black Friday? We are keeping our eyes out for you this holiday season for the best deals. Spheros are my favorite toy for getting started with programming! Rather you are looking at one of classic Spheros or a BB-8 Droid, this is the STEM gift that we recommend this 2018 holiday season. It's...

In this day of age, we all love receiving mail! Kids even more so than adults. If you don’t have time at home to plan regular science experiments or adventure with new robotic activities, a STEM focused subscription box is a great reminder to do a STEM project every month in your house! Everyone at home is...

Many of the best science kits for kids have stood the test of time. These brought back memories of my own childhood days of Ant Farms and rock tumbling. These science kits help develop science skills and curiosity without even realizing the toy would be categorized as "education". While there are so many great science experiment kits, I wanted to...

Missed buying a Sphero 2.0 or the new BB-8 Droid by Sphero on Black Friday? This is our top pick to purchase this holiday season for educational STEM toys in 2017. Sphero activities are endless, within both the home and in classrooms. If your class has a STEM budget or a computer science or robotics club consider...

You may already be aware about drones, and even have one yourself! But what are the best drones for kids? Drones get expensive, they can break. At first glance they drones may not seem very STEM-related. But the applications with drones in modern careers is fascinating. Farmers monitor crops and environmentalists monitor waterways via drones. Land surveys and more are...

A great STEM toy spurs the imagination and keeps your learners entertained. Learning never needs to feel like a chore. And these toys are certainly going to impress even the hardest to please!  Looking for the perfect gift to buy your nine-year-old for the holidays or their birthday? Well, we’ve searched for educational toys and...

Building toys are among the best to encourage creativity as kids create skyscrapers, bridges, and so much more!  We have found the best building toys that go beyond your classic blocks to creating genius pieces to inspire your future engineer. 1. Crazy Forts When you think of "building toys", you probably don't have a fort set as the...

The best STEM toys encourage children’s interest and skills in science, technology, engineering, and math while still being a blast! All of the below toys are child-tested and educator-approved. By 2020 there will be over 1 million unfilled jobs in STEM careers, and these STEM toys will be loved by all future engineers, programmers and scientists!  Best...