With the help of a parent, your little scientist will love this fun chemistry kit. He will love asking questions as he watches the cool chemical reaction experiments including a color-erupting volcano. No wonder they call it ‘mind-blowing’! The kit comes with most of the required supplies but common household items might be necessary for some of the experiments.
Your budding little engineer will enjoy assembling their own Design & Drill Bolt Buddies Fire Truck. It has a real working kid-friendly power drill! Kiddos will learn the basics of simple construction and engineering while building fine motor skills with tools designed for their little hands. After building it, race to the rescue with action-packed rescue missions.
Kids can engage in learning that’s fun with the Butterfly Garden Home School Edition. This STEM kit lets you watch caterpillars change into butterflies! Over the course of 3 weeks, parents and kids can actually see their caterpillars transform into butterflies. It’s an engaging and fun way to learn through play.
Make learning counting fun with this classic wooden educational abacus from Melissa & Doug. It’s a great toy for using the beads for counting, math, and developing fine motor skills for your preschooler. And it’s great for building early mathematics skills.
Love playing with snow? You don’t need to wait for winter snow to play with snow with Insta-Snow Powder. How does it work? Simply add water and watch the magic take place right before your very eyes. The coolest part? It looks just like real snow and makes 2 gallons. Let the fun and games begin!
Transform your iPad into an early learning tool with the Osmo Little Genius Starter Kit. Designed for ages 3-5, the Little Genius Starter Kit enables kids to learn pre-reading, storytelling, problem-solving, letter formation, and fine motor development. Four learning game apps make hands-on learning fun.
Inspired by Robert Irwin, the GeoSafari Jr. Talking Wildlife Camera helps kids learn about nature around them through trivia, photos, and facts. It features the voice of wildlife superstar Robert Irwin. Irwin guides kids through the wildlife of 6 different regions with over 100 wildlife facts and quizzes included for inquisitive minds.
The new HEXBUG Flash nano Playset features a built-in, colored LED light that illuminates the path underneath it as it races down the track. Kids can arrange the colorized track in different ways to build pathways for the bugs to explore. With so many possibilities, it’s endless fun!
Previously a successful TV plug-and-play product, EyeClops from Jakks Pacific is launching a new version this year. This time it’s a self-standing microscope and it magnifies objects up to 800 times. It’s perfect for encouraging exploration and observation for young scientists ready to explore nature and the world around them.
A new form of toys-to-life games, Shifu Tacto transforms any tablet into a gaming platform. It’s a multiplayer, AR gamepad that cradles an iOS or Android tablet and uses the tablet to generate content. Positioning a physical figurine on the screen controls and interacts with the game. With Snakes & Ladders, players move the pieces along a moving digital version of the game board. Other classics include Checkers and Ludo with a twist. Add-on kits with other AR experiences are also available, with more planned for release.
Science is fun with this neat science lab set from Learning Resources. Preschoolers will love creating all sorts of experiments. Kids will learn about both living and non-living things.
This fun engineering kit lets young children learn about engineering through an illustrated story. As 4 year old boys read through the story, they will build 10 different vehicle models that introduce them to early physics and engineering. He will also love just using the pieces to build on his own.
This fun science kit allows children to watch caterpillars transform into butterflies with beautiful wings. The set comes with everything kids need including the habitat. Parents can either choose to get the caterpillars right away or postpone for later delivery. Your little one will be so excited to watch them transform over a few weeks. It’s really a magical experience you have to see to believe.
Have you ever seen so many gears? Gears! Gears! Gears! is perfect for budding engineers. It teaches basic gear mechanics and supports STEM concepts. It teaches important skills, such as sorting, grouping, counting, design, and construction.
Kinderbot is an interactive programmable robot teaching preschoolers and kindergarteners coding and engineering concepts. Additionally, it teaches kids letters, counting, shape and more. By ‘programming’ his movements, kids will develop critical-thinking and problem-solving skills. Choose from three ways to play: free coding, learning challenges, and a secret booklet — which unlocks additional learning.
Code-A-Pillar Twist represents the next-generation of the popular Code-A-Pillar coding toy for preschoolers with a fun twist. Twist the dials to create a sequence for Code-A-Pillar to follow. Make it go forward, left or right, and even code lights and sounds. Changing the combinations set Code-A-Pillar down different paths. With over 1,000 possible combinations, kids are encouraged to explore and discover the fundamentals of coding in a fun way while also practicing critical-thinking, problem-solving, planning, and sequencing.
Coding Critters are interactive pets that teach kids the basics of coding. With playsets, storybook coding adventures, and 2 interactive modes, kids also learn critical thinking, problem-solving, and STEM skills. The included 20-page storybook features several coding challenges to dive into. Each set comes with 2 figures, a structure, slide, and accessories to complete the coding challenges. Elegantly combining storytelling and role-playing themes with cute characters is a unique and fun take on early coding preparedness.
Looking for a fun and engaging science set for your 4 year old boy? This Kids First Science Laboratory Kit encourages experimentation with open-ended learning fun. Designed for preschoolers, this set includes various tools as well as experiment cards. It’s a great educational set for making science fun for kids.
Designed for ages 3 and older, Cubetto is an educational coding toy. Kids will learn basic programming concepts through physical interaction with the wooden robot. We love that it makes the leap off of the screen and engages kids hands-on while introducing them to important 21st century skills.
Explore socio-emotional and age-appropriate coding skills with the Mix & Match-a-Saurus. It’s all about learning and discovery through play. Kids can interchange 9 different ‘coding’ tiles that determine the dinosaur’s songs, mood, and interactions. With so many different possibilities, what will you make your dino do?
Coding Critters Bopper introduces preschoolers to early STEM skills, sequential logic, and critical thinking. Kids can follow color coding storybook activities to code Bopper the bunny to locate carrots, pull them around in the garden cart, and more. You can even feed and pet your lil’ coding buddy. Can you help Bopper, Hip, and Hop through these storybook coding adventures?
Part of the best-selling Junior Inventor line, Optical Science Lab lets kids explore optical science and light. The set includes a spinning, sliding, reconfigurable station including a crane, nuts, bolts, a wrench, and a bell with everything kids need to conduct 8 different scientific experiments. Experiments include creating a periscope, cone illusion, 3D viewer, rotating kaleidoscope, infinity mirror, and more. It’s a fantastic STEM kit for encouraging scientific experimentation and exploration.
Explore the principles of magnetism with the Junior Inventor Magnetic Science Lab. Use the included tools to assemble and conduct 7 magnetic experiments, then reconfigure the parts and pieces to conduct your own. Experiments include creating a gravity magnet, a spinning planet, magnetic fishing, a swirling magnet, and more.