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As the world changes to incorporate more and more technology into our lives, STEM toys for 8-year-olds have become increasingly popular. Learning about how things work is an important life skill and can also be a lot of fun.
Kids are naturally curious beings who love to know the whats, the wheres, the whos, and the whys to life’s questions.
Introducing them to STEM activities can help them find those answers in a hands-on way. Your kids will increase their Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math skills while keeping them engaged and entertained.
Of course, these toys aren’t just for boys. Girls will also these toys and I highly encourage girls to engage in STEM activities, but I have sons and recommend products based on the experiences of my family.
Introduce kids to the creative world of coding with the best educational STEM toys to foster their curiosities. Building, learning, and programming robots has never been more fun!
Includes 847 LEGO pieces that kids can build and rebuild into 5 cool multifunctional models.
Construct and code Vernie the Robot to dance, rock out on the Guitar4000, foster Frankie the Cat, interact with the Autobuilder, or explore a new discovery with the M.T.R.4 (Multi-Tooled Rover 4). The IQ-boosting activities are endless!
Over 32 experiments include mixing up chemicals that change color and fizz, using chemistry to do magic tricks, constructing a homemade fire extinguisher, making growing crystals, creating live foam monsters, make secret hidden messages with invisible ink and so many more cool and engaging experiments!
Includes three coding games. Learn to Code, Coding Basics & Coding Puzzles. Use coding blocks and create music beats while coding, making your beat come alive with Coding Jam, code 60+ puzzles with Coding Duo, and control the character Awbie with Coding Awbie.
iPad and/or Fire Tablet & OSMO Base (not included) are required to play.
Experiments include: photosensitive electronic organ, a Lie detector, an AM radio, and a two-finger touch lamp and much more! No tools or soldering required! Just snap them together to complete the circuits.
Gravity Maze is a combination logic game, marble run, and STEM toy that's one of the best gifts you can buy for boys and girls age 8 and up. It contains 60 challenges from beginner to expert, a game grid, 9 towers, 1 target piece, and 3 marbles.
Let your child discover the beauty of nature by creating their own beautiful terrarium with this all-inclusive kit. Watch as it grows by day and glows at night with the innovative LED light under the lid.
Break open the geodes with a hammer to find the crystals inside. A wide variety of minerals possible including Clear Quartz, Scepter Quartz, Fluorite, Smokey Quartz, Amethyst, Mini Quartz Stalactites, Druzy, Calcite, Goethite, Hematite, Agate, and Chalcedony.
Constructing their own launch tower allow kids to be creative, learn about rockets and its foundation.
98 pages book with jam-packed information to keep your little ones learning and a storage box attached, K'NEX pieces, tubing, custom pumps, and foam rocket. 9 builds include pneumatic: catapult, rocket launcher, submarine, and air carhydraulic: brake, dump truck, drawbridge, butterfly, and digger.
With this hands-on kit and tour guide, kids enter the twisted world of the human body! Complete with removable squishy vital organs as well as representative skeletal, vascular and muscular systems, kids explore the complex inner workings of the human body and literally see how they all go together!
This robot kit is powered by the sun so there are no batteries required. The robot moves, crawl, roll and float on the water under the direct sunlight and allows children (8 years and up) and adults to create and use their infinite imagination.
Promote Green Technology, low carbon living, with this environment-friendly robotics kit!
Code your gauntlet to unleash 10 authentic Avengers sound effects or record your own.
Includes everything kids need to build and customize an interactive electronic Super hero gauntlet: electronic building blocks, LED Matrix, authentic Marvel sound effects bit, plastic pieces, stickers, and battery.
In-app step by step video instructions and troubleshooting guide kids through fun missions like stealth mode, speed Tracker, Superhero voice, and animator creator.
This microscope is perfect for academics in home school for students in elementary to high school.
This versatile, dual-light microscope purposes as both a prime-powered and low-powered microscope for viewing larger objects, such as leaves and bugs and incredibly prime-detail viewing of ultra-small, translucent specimens like cells, and even the vascular systems of skinny leaves. And for more-opaque objects, like stamps, sand, or insects, the higher gentle supplies mirrored illumination.