2018 Holiday STEM Gift Guide

For the Scientist:

Crystal Growing Kit, Ages 10 & Up, purchase it    here    The perfect stocking stuffer for your budding scientist, this crystal growing kit contains everything you need to grow crystals at home! Watch as your crystals form, change, and grow over several days. Available in a variety of colors.

Crystal Growing Kit, Ages 10 & Up, purchase it here

The perfect stocking stuffer for your budding scientist, this crystal growing kit contains everything you need to grow crystals at home! Watch as your crystals form, change, and grow over several days. Available in a variety of colors.

Circuit Scribe, Ages 8 & Up, purchase it    here    The Circuit Scribe Basic Maker Kit teaches your little scientist about circuits and conductivity using a touch-sensitive pen and lights! The kit includes 27 pages of modules and lessons and is the perfect combination of art and science.

Circuit Scribe, Ages 8 & Up, purchase it here

The Circuit Scribe Basic Maker Kit teaches your little scientist about circuits and conductivity using a touch-sensitive pen and lights! The kit includes 27 pages of modules and lessons and is the perfect combination of art and science.

Ada Twist, Scientist  by Andrea Beaty, Ages 5 & Up, purchase it    here    Looking for a book about science, girl power, and perseverance? Look no further than Andrea Beaty’s Ada Twist, Scientist! Inspired by real-life scientists, this book emphasizes the importance of asking “why?”.

Ada Twist, Scientist by Andrea Beaty, Ages 5 & Up, purchase it here

Looking for a book about science, girl power, and perseverance? Look no further than Andrea Beaty’s Ada Twist, Scientist! Inspired by real-life scientists, this book emphasizes the importance of asking “why?”.

For the Technologist:

Solar-Powered Bug Kit, Ages 10 & Up, purchase it    here    Learn about solar technology with the Solar-Powered Bug Kit! Powered by the sun or a non-fluorescent light, this grasshopper-sized robot wiggles and lights up when charged. The perfect gift to teach your technology enthusiast about alternative energy sources.

Solar-Powered Bug Kit, Ages 10 & Up, purchase it here

Learn about solar technology with the Solar-Powered Bug Kit! Powered by the sun or a non-fluorescent light, this grasshopper-sized robot wiggles and lights up when charged. The perfect gift to teach your technology enthusiast about alternative energy sources.

Kano Harry Potter Coding Kit, Ages 6 & Up, purchase it    here    Enter the world of Harry Potter and create magic with the Kano Harry Potter Coding Kit! The kit comes with everything needed for your young wizard to build and code their very own wand. Step by step guides and the free Kano app bring the magic to life!

Kano Harry Potter Coding Kit, Ages 6 & Up, purchase it here

Enter the world of Harry Potter and create magic with the Kano Harry Potter Coding Kit! The kit comes with everything needed for your young wizard to build and code their very own wand. Step by step guides and the free Kano app bring the magic to life!

Doll-E 1.0  by Shanda McCloskey, Ages 4-7, purchase it    here    A tribute to the tinkerer and inventor in all of us, Doll-E 1.0 follows Charlotte as she uses her skills to re-engineer her doll. Emphasizing the importance of open-mindedness and play, this is the perfect book for the young and curious technologist in your life.

Doll-E 1.0 by Shanda McCloskey, Ages 4-7, purchase it here

A tribute to the tinkerer and inventor in all of us, Doll-E 1.0 follows Charlotte as she uses her skills to re-engineer her doll. Emphasizing the importance of open-mindedness and play, this is the perfect book for the young and curious technologist in your life.

For the Engineer:

Civil Engineer Tape, Ages 3 & Up, purchase it    here    Allow your little engineer to pave the way with a roll of Civil Engineer Tape. Engineer roads, highways, intersections and more with this fun roll of tape. Designed for matchbox-sized cars, this small gift is perfect for fostering imaginative play.

Civil Engineer Tape, Ages 3 & Up, purchase it here

Allow your little engineer to pave the way with a roll of Civil Engineer Tape. Engineer roads, highways, intersections and more with this fun roll of tape. Designed for matchbox-sized cars, this small gift is perfect for fostering imaginative play.

STAX: Insane Magnetic Building Blocks, Ages 8-108, purchase it    here    Looking for the perfect building toy? Look no further than STAX! These insane magnetic building blocks are fun for kids and adults alike and it comes with a magnetic building plate to build and fidget on the go. Check out the wide variety of colors, from blues and greens to pinks and reds.

STAX: Insane Magnetic Building Blocks, Ages 8-108, purchase it here

Looking for the perfect building toy? Look no further than STAX! These insane magnetic building blocks are fun for kids and adults alike and it comes with a magnetic building plate to build and fidget on the go. Check out the wide variety of colors, from blues and greens to pinks and reds.

How Things Work  by Conrad Mason, Ages 5 & Up, purchase it    here    This interactive lift-the-flap book is filled with factual information about real machines, gadgets and inventions. It even includes links to websites with supplemental games and experiments. Perfect for your budding engineer!

How Things Work by Conrad Mason, Ages 5 & Up, purchase it here

This interactive lift-the-flap book is filled with factual information about real machines, gadgets and inventions. It even includes links to websites with supplemental games and experiments. Perfect for your budding engineer!

For the Mathematician:

Rubik’s Key Chain, Ages 8 & Up, purchase it    here    The classic Rubik’s puzzle, now in a working key chain! Clip it on a backpack or tuck it in your pocket for puzzle-solving on the go.

Rubik’s Key Chain, Ages 8 & Up, purchase it here

The classic Rubik’s puzzle, now in a working key chain! Clip it on a backpack or tuck it in your pocket for puzzle-solving on the go.

Prime Climb, Ages 10 & Up, purchase it    here    Part strategy game, part math game, Prime Climb is perfect for math-lovers, both kids and adults alike! The color coding system makes multiplication and division quick and easy to learn, all while teaching about prime numbers.

Prime Climb, Ages 10 & Up, purchase it here

Part strategy game, part math game, Prime Climb is perfect for math-lovers, both kids and adults alike! The color coding system makes multiplication and division quick and easy to learn, all while teaching about prime numbers.

Counting on Katherine  by Helaine Becker, Ages 5-9, purchase it    here    Go behind the scenes of the Apollo 13 moon landing and meet Katherine Johnson, the mastermind mathematician behind the success of the mission. Inspiring, engaging and informative, this book will introduce your child to their new favorite STEM role model.

Counting on Katherine by Helaine Becker, Ages 5-9, purchase it here

Go behind the scenes of the Apollo 13 moon landing and meet Katherine Johnson, the mastermind mathematician behind the success of the mission. Inspiring, engaging and informative, this book will introduce your child to their new favorite STEM role model.