STEAM – Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math – topics engage children’s natural curiosity about the world. Check out these items to work on early coding skills or take a closer look at the world around you and how it works. New items are added all the time.
- Code & Go Robot Mouse Kit (Ages 4-15)
Develops critical thinking, coding skills & problem solving-Jack the programmable robot mouse follows commands to teach coding concepts!
Jack, the fully programmable robot mouse, is ready to help teach hands-on coding concepts! It’s a great tool for learning about logic, sequencing, and problem solving— the very basics of computer coding and programming.
As kids have fun playing, they’ll learn essential skills that can help them succeed in school, and in life. They’ll get an early start on crucial STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) concepts, like critical thinking, problem solving, and familiarity with simple technology. The Programmable Robot Mouse is specially designed to help prepare kids for brighter futures.
- Ozobot Bit Kit (Ages 6 Years and up)
Start learning and loving robots with Ozobot Bit, the coding robot ranked among the top smart toys for kids. Bit comes with a STEAM starter kit of DIY stickers, 2 DIY skins, color code markers, an OzoDice game, and 25 activities. Find more activities online that help you learn to code and build serious STEAM skills. This is the robot for future artists, engineers, and entrepreneurs!
Ozobot Bit technical features include: optical sensors (for detecting lines and colors), programmable behavior, a bright LED light, USB charging, and a strong polycarbonate shell.
- Code-A-Pillar Kit (Ages 36 months – 6 Years)
Code-a-pillar inspires little learners to be big thinkers by encouraging preschoolers to arrange (and rearrange) the easy-to-connect segments in endless combinations, sending Code-a-pillar on his path. This learning toy encourages experimentation while developing important skills like problem solving, planning & sequencing and critical thinking. There’s no end to the combinations kids can make – mix up the segments and put them back together to send Code-a-pillar in a different direction every time! Where can you make him go next? Every time kids change and rearrange his segments, Code-a-pillar takes a different path. Every time – with cool sounds and lights wherever he goes! Includes 1 sound segment, 3 straights, 2 right turns and 2 left turns to send the learning fun in endless directions! Kids can even configure the segments to make Code-a-pillar reach targets they set up throughout the room. Code-a-pillar is one of the new Think & Learn toys from Fisher-Price that goes beyond ABCs and 123s to help children learn how to think independently. Each toy fosters 21st century skills like curiosity, experimentation and problem solving in ways kids haven’t seen before. They’re engaged in hands-on, open-ended discovery that helps them become lifelong learners.
- Snap Arcade Kit (Ages 3 Years and up)
It’s fun like an arcade while supporting a vigorous STEM/ steam curriculum. 30 snap modules included to complete more that 200 projects with snap modules. – – Snap Circuits arcade offers concrete, STEM/steam concepts with fun learning activities and creativity. Snap Circuits uses building pieces with snaps to assemble different electronic circuits on a simple “rows-and-columns” Base Gird that functions like the printed circuit board found in most electronic products. Each component is easily identifiable by a different color and functional purpose. Includes over 200 projects, utilizing 30 components including an internal microcontroller pre-programmed with many fun to play interactive games, a programmable word fan, a tri-color light orb and a dual LED display. Learn the basics of electricity, engineering and circuitry with full color, curriculum-rich, easy-to-follow instructions. Requires 3 AA batteries (not included).
- Microscope Kit (Ages 3 Years and up)
Enjoy the thrill of discovery with National Geographic’s Dual Microscope Science Kit. More than a toy, this is a fascinating STEM learning activity that includes over 50 accessories and is the perfect introduction to microscopes. Featuring high-quality glass optics and powerful LED lights that illuminate slides from below and 3D objects from above, this microscope is the perfect tool for your budding scientist.
Kit includes: Two sets of optical glass lenses providing 20x and 50x magnification, 35 prepared slides with a range of biological specimens, a slide storage box and a mini geode, operating instructions and a fascinating Microscopes Learning Guide.