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MAKE Fun: The Best STEM Toys and Books for Curious Kids

Does your kid love to build and take things apart? That great! Keep that curiosity and creativity alive by giving your kids lots of toys and DIY projects that encourage STEM: Science, Technology, Engineering and Math.

kid dressed as scientist in lab coat, goggles and rubber gloves

Mitch LOVES to build things and make his own toys from cardboard. Seriously, this kid has made a cardboard iphone, cars and spaceships big enough to sit in and some small enough for stuffed animals, a 3D turtle shelf for holding more turtles and a couple models of our beloved SUV. One he even made as a “shell” for an RC car!

cardboard aztek maker kit
This one was made before he discovered hot glue…

Granted, I’m now up to my eyeballs in cardboard creations, but it’s a price I’m willing to pay to encourage my kid’s creative side.

Awesome STEM Toys and Books

Encourage your kid's creativity and critical thinking skills with these STEM Toys and books full of DIY experiments.