STEM toys for Kids

Christmas is coming and that means one thing – TOYS!

If you want to get your child something a little more educational (but still packed full of fun) why not choose a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Maths) toy.

Read on for our top picks…

 Curious Cars set from Sam Labs

SAM labs have some fabulous products and a great website packed full of ideas of projects big and small. Find put more HERE

Science Mad Crystal Growing Kit

Kids love science kits and this one, available from the Entertainer is the perfect interactive “toy” to buy your little einstein this year. Click HERE for more information

Leapfrog Count Along Cash Till

If you have a younger child this toy is perfect to help build numeracy confidence. Available from various retailers including The Entertainer HERE

John Adams Hot Wires Electronics Kit

This is the ultimate in snap together electronics. Build anything from a flying disc to a burglar alarm and check who’s trying to sneak in your bedroom. There’s a voice recorder, an FM radio with automatic station selection or even a lie detector and that’s just for starters. Simply follow the full colour step by step instructions to become your very own resident electronics wizard. Available on Amazon HERE

Haynes V8 Model Combustion Engine

Build a fully functional, moterized model of a V8 petrol engine. Features sound recorded from a real V8 and illuminating spark plugs. This kit contains more than 250 parts and all that you need to assemble the model. It comes with a Haynes style manual giving you clear step by step instructions as well as interesting information about real V8 engines. Available from Amazon click HERE.