The Best STEM Toys for Kids This Holiday Season


Looking for the best options for STEM Toys for Kids? This STEM toy gift guide contains teacher-approved and mom-approved STEM Toys that will bring science, technology, engineering, and math into your home or classroom.

Many of these are on sale today for Amazon’s Prime Early Access Deals!

The Best STEM Toys for Kids

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STEM Toys for Kids

One toy that we’d encourage you to consider for your home are toys that make your child think, problem solve and use their imagination. STEM toys can foster all of these and more.

In this guide, I’ve put together for you a collection of the best STEM toys to buy for your child and sharpen your child’s critical thinking skills.

You can use them along with our STEM Resources for Kids:

Be sure to head over today as many of these toys are available during Amazon Prime Early Access Sale which can save you quite a bit of money for your holiday shopping this year. I noticed that quite a few also had coupon codes too for additional savings.

I’ve created various categories of STEM toys in this guide including coding robots, building toys, STEM kits and more to provide you with a variety of options as you build up your collection of STEM focused toys.

Help kids code, build and mix concoctions with these brilliant gifts.

Coding Robots for Kids

Artie 3000 The Coding Robot: Drawing Robot

Ruko Large Smart Robot Toys for Kids, RC Robot Carle with Voice and App Control

4M Table Top Robot – DIY Robotics STEM Toys

ELEGOO UNO R3 Project Smart Robot Car Kit V4 with UNO R3

UBTECH Mythical Series: Unicornbot Kit-App-Enabled Building & Coding Stem Learning Kit

Learning Resources Botley The Coding Robot Activity Set – 77 Pieces

JIMU Robot Mythical Series: FireBot Kit/ App-Enabled Building & Coding STEM Robot Kit

OASO STEM Projects for Kids Ages 8-12, Remote & APP-Controlled Robot

Magnetic Tiles Building Blocks

PicassoTiles 100 Pcs Magnetic Building Block Mini Diamond Series Travel Size

Magnetic Tiles Building Blocks – 102pcs

Magnetic Blocks Building Tiles – 52 pcs

AFUNX 130 PCS Magnetic Tiles Building Blocks

Building Toys for Kids

STEM Toy Gardening Pretend Toys for Kids

CENOVE Flower Garden Building Toy STEM Educational Activity Preschool

Gojmzo Flower Garden Building

Learning Resources Gears! Gears! Gears! 150 Pieces

Clixo Rainbow 42 Piece Pack Magnetic Building Toy

Educational Insights Design & Drill Robot Toy, 23 Pieces

Meland Marble Run – 132Pcs Marble Maze Game Building Toy for Kids

Magnetic Blocks Sticks Tiles Construction Building

Wooden Building Blocks Set, City Construction Stacker with cars

Jasonwell Kids Building Dinosaur Toys – Take Apart Construction Set Learning Kit

Take Apart Dinosaur Toys with Electric Drill

Take Apart Dinosaur Toys for kids

TOMYOU 200 Pieces Building Blocks Kids STEM Toy

Coodoo Magnetic Blocks Tough Building Tiles

Skeleton Building Set – Interlocking Playset

NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC Construction Model Kit – Wooden 3D Puzzle Models

NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC Glowing Marble Run – 150 Piece Construction Set

NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC Rocket Launcher for Kids – Motorized

Drones for Kids

DEERC D20 Mini Drone for Kids with 720P HD FPV Camera Remote Control

Force1 Scoot Hand Operated Drone for Kids

Q9s Drones for Kids, RC Drone with Altitude Hold and Headless Mode

Solar Car & Solar Robot Kits

4M Toysmith, Green Science Solar Rover

12-in-1 Science Solar Robot Kit for Kids

5 in 1 Model Car Kits, 3D Wooden Puzzles

12-in-1 STEM Solar Robot Kit

Hot Bee Robot Dinosaur Toys, 3-in-1 Solar Robot Kit

6-in-1 Solar Robot Space Building Kit

STEM Kits for Kids

Be Amazing! Toys Big Bag of Science Works with 65+ Amazing Experiments

Smartivity Marble Slide 3D Wooden Model Engineering STEM Learning Toy

NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC Amazing Chemistry Set – 15 Experiments

NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC Flower Growing Kit for Kids

Insect Lore – Butterfly Growing Kit

NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC Herb Growing Kit for Kids

Crystal Kits for Kids

7 Crystal Growing Science Experimental Kit with Display Cases

XXTOYS Crystal Growing Kit for Kids

4M Toysmith, Deluxe Crystal Growing Combo Steam Science Kit

Magnet Sets

Thames & Kosmos Magnetic Science | 33 STEM Experiments

STEAM Powered Kids Magnet Exploration – 24 Games

Learning Resources Super Magnet Lab Kit – 119 Pieces

Anatomy Sets for Kids

Interactive Human Body – 60 Piece Fully Poseable Anatomy kit – 14”

Learning Resources Anatomy Models Bundle Set

Interactive Human Anatomy Talking Model – 11 Inch – 15PCS Removable Parts

3D Pen Sets for Kids

3Doodler Start+ Essentials (2022) 3D Pen Set for Kids

3Doodler Create+ 3D Printing Pen

PIKA3D Super 3D Printing Pen

Circuit Toys for Kids

Snap Circuits Classic SC-300 Electronics Exploration Kit

Snap Circuits Snaptricity, Electronics Exploration Kit

Snap Circuits “Arcade”, Electronics Exploration Kit

Elenco Snap Circuits My Home Plus Electronics Building Kit

Rocks and Fossil Sets

NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC Rock Bingo Game – 150+ rocks

NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC Mega Fossil Dig Kit – Excavate 15 Prehistoric Fossils

NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC Mega Gemstone Dig Kit – Dig Up 15 Real Gems

Osmo Kits

Osmo – Coding Starter Kit

Osmo – Genius Starter Kit for iPad – 5 Educational Learning Games

Osmo – Creative Starter Kit

STEM Toys on Amazon’s Prime Early Access Deals!

I hope you find this a helpful holiday gift guide to help you select the best STEM toy for your child.

I’ve linked each of these images of the STEM toys to the Prime early access deals on Amazon for you.

Let me know which one is your child’s favorite!

The Best STEM Toys for Kids

Choosing the Best STEM Toys for Kids

There are so many options available for STEM toys for kids! One key thing to consider is if they are age appropriate. Be sure to check the recommended ages from the toy company. One key thing is to monitor safety with magnet objects and smaller pieces.

Also age guides are there to ensure your child remains interested and learning with the STEM toy.

Here are a few tips for how to store STEM toys in a STEM lab.

Plus tips for how to foster STEM learning in your home.

We hope that you find this list helpful as you decide which STEM toys you want for your child.

You may also enjoy these STEM Activities for Kids


Our names are Fareedah and Kamilah Amoo. We are seven and five year’s old sisters and live in Ontario, Canada, with our parents and little brother, Awad. We love writing stories, painting on canva, coding, reading books, and enjoying arts and crafts. Our goal is to motivate every child worldwide to read more books.

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