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32 Tech STEM Toys (That Prove Learning is Actually Fun)

Experiment with this list and document that education can, in fact, be fun! Full to the brim with robots, computers, games and much much more; there’s something for everyone! Kids will develop their STEM skills and begin to understand much more about the world that surrounds them.

Read on to find all of the trendiest tech toys for the budding young technology enthusiast in your life.

Makeblock mBot Programmable Robot Kit

Makeblock mBot Programmable Robot Kit

Give the kids a head start in the world of robotics and programming with this super cool STEM toy from Makeblock. Use your phone to connect to the mBot via Bluetooth and use child friendly coding technology to get mBot, to do what you want.

$69.99


LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 Robot Kit

LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 Robot Kit

Bring your imagination to life with the LEGO Mindstorms EV3. With the ability to build five different robots from one set, and programmable technology, EV3 can do anything that you wish. Fun to build and even more fun to play with! EV3 is the piece of tech, you’ll never forget.

$342.65


Horizon Fuel Cell Technologies Power Predictor

Horizon Fuel Cell Technologies Power Predictor

This piece of tech will fascinate the kids, and potentially help you save money (and the planet) in the long run! The power predictor exists to help you determine which renewable energy source is right for you and your home/building. The kit for the STEM lover in your life.

Prices Vary


K'NEX Education Investigating Solar Energy Set

K'NEX Education Investigating Solar Energy Set

This STEM toy by K’NEX allows our younger tech lovers to study the world of solar energy. Containing the parts to make three separate solar power models (or any two at a time), children can build and see for themselves how the power of the sun can make things tick.

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Tech Will Save Us Synth Kit

Tech Will Save Us Synth Kit

Have fun, learn and make a whole lot of noise doing it with this STEM tech toy. Build three of your very own synths whilst learning all about the world of music, sound and electronics as you see how everything fits together. Once built, you can create all the electro music you desire.

$34.99


Elenco Snap Circuits Lights Electronics Discovery Kit

Elenco Snap Circuits Lights Electronics Discovery Kit

Light up your child’s curiosity and teach them all about electronics with this Snap Circuits set. This real, working circuit builder has the ability to produce over 175 projects that your little one can build themselves. Once finished, plug in your phone or mp3 player and watch as the music moves.

$74.99


Thames & Kosmos Wind Power Science Kit

Thames & Kosmos Wind Power Science Kit

Witness the workings of the wind with this buildable wind turbine by Thames & Kosmos. The kit contains all your kids need to start making energy solely from the power of air. Children can experiment and document their findings, whilst having lots of tech toy fun.

$44.40


Salt Water Fuel Cell Science Kit

Salt Water Fuel Cell Science Kit

Discover the power behind salt water fuel cells, and learn all about the technology behind it with this tech toy designed for the young STEM lover. Use the cell to power the wind turbine, or even harness the energy and create your very own fuel cell applications!

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Snap Circuits Jr. Electronics Discovery Kit

Snap Circuits Jr. Electronics Discovery Kit

Snap Circuits JR is here to help the younger lab coats with their tech training! This buildable circuit board will show them some of the basics of electronics so they can design and create their very own working circuits. Contains over 100 STEM projects!

$20.99


Circuit Kit With Lighted Bricks

Circuit Kit With Lighted Bricks

Get your kids having some educational fun with this circuit building kit by Pantheon. Children as young as 8 can begin to design and build fully functional circuit boards whilst increasing their knowledge on the world of electronics. Includes over 120 projects to keep them amused for months.

$29.99


Osmo Coding Jam Game

Osmo Coding Jam Game

Get the game specifically designed to get kids interested in coding and electronics! OSMO is the STEM tech toy that can give children hours of fun, all the while learning about electronics. The coding blocks can be used to make music and send characters across multiple levels.

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OWI Hydraulic Arm Edge Kit

OWI Hydraulic Arm Edge Kit

Have your kids build and control 6 different axes of movement with the OWI Hydraulic Arm Edge Kit. The hydraulic arm is powered purely by water, however, it has amazing capabilities! It benefits from both a gripper and suction pad, so, once built, it can pick up and move any small object you desire.

$59.98


Tech Will Save Us Speaker Kit

Tech Will Save Us Speaker Kit

Amp up your child’s love of tech with this buildable speaker kit, the perfect STEM toy. Children will love learning to solder, and exploring the basic physics behind sound and amplification. This kit will give kids a running start in the world of electronics and circuit building!

$31.99


Coding Click-Bot Push Button Programming Robot

Coding Click-Bot Push Button Programming Robot

This no solder robot is the ideal way for children to get into the world of robotics. With simple instructions to follow, kids can assemble their bot, ready for some programming. As this STEM toy is designed for a child, programming can be done at the click of a button!

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MudWatt STEM Kit: Clean Energy from Mud!

MudWatt STEM Kit: Clean Energy from Mud!

Mud can do watt?! STEM toys have never been so cool! Use microbes to power an LED light with this award winning kit from MudWatt. The more microbes that are present, the faster your LED will blink. Document your findings and experiment with different additives for the full fun learning experience.

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IQ-KEY Educational Assembly Toy Kits

IQ-KEY Educational Assembly Toy Kits

Built with the STEM curriculum in mind, the IQ KEY is the perfect tool for developing your child’s tech skills. With the included parts, you can create 20 different machines. Watch engineering and science at play, and learn about mechanics. You can even control it wirelessly!

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Tinkering Labs Electric Motors Catalyst

Tinkering Labs Electric Motors Catalyst

Give your kids the right tools and who knows what they might invent? This STEM kit from Tinkering Labs gives your child all that they need to design and construct whatever machine they desire. Spark a lifelong interest in tech with this toy.

$59.00


Meccano Erector MeccaSpider Robot Kit

Meccano Erector MeccaSpider Robot Kit

Erect a protector with the Meccano MeccaSpider. This customizable, buildable robot spider is all you need to get your kids interested in tech toys. Fully programmable, you can alter the way the spider moves and acts; you can even take part in a whole host of game modes.

$139.99


Tech Will Save Us Thirsty Plant Kit

Tech Will Save Us Thirsty Plant Kit

Keep your houseplants happy and your children engaged with the Thirsty Plant Kit. Give kids the introduction they need to STEM learning and watch as they happily tackle the problem solving task! They will learn to build a circuit, build a sensor and even explore solar energy.

$5.99


SmartLab Toys Smartphone Science

SmartLab Toys Smartphone Science

As the box states, you have the ability to turn your smartphone into a science lab with this box of experiments. Feed your child’s love of science and tech, and watch as they learn and play. With a universal clip and 20 different experiments, they’re bound to find something they love!

$21.95


littleBits Electronics Gizmos & Gadgets Kit

littleBits Electronics Gizmos & Gadgets Kit

Learn a lot with the littlebits Electronics Gizmos & Gadgets kit. Kids can use their imagination, and their STEM skills, to invent and build whatever they may desire, there is even an instruction booklet for 12 projects that can also be made. Spark an interest of a lifetime.

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Puzzlets Starter Pack with Free Programming Game

Puzzlets Starter Pack with Free Programming Game

The programming tech toy for the youngest of coders. With the built in game, children can learn how to use code all whilst having a lot of fun. Develop their STEM skills with over 40 hours of coding game play! Ideal for any tech lover.

$98.95


UBTECH Jimu Inventor Level Robot Kit

UBTECH Jimu Inventor Level Robot Kit

One of the biggest and best STEM tech toys. Build, program and share your very own robot. With interactive instructions, designing and building your bot will be a simple, educational process. Once completed, you can share online and compare with other creations from around the world.

$551.24


SmartLab Toys Room Defender

SmartLab Toys Room Defender

Use science to protect your room with this programmable room defender. A security system for your bedroom that is fun, useful and educational. Play pranks on intruders, create your own security codes, and even record your own message. Tech is awesome!

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Tenergy Salt Water/Solar Powered Robot Car Kit

Tenergy Salt Water/Solar Powered Robot Car Kit

Introducing the tech toy car, powered by renewable energy! This buildable robot car kit for kids is run on solar power, or even salt water! It is a great way for children to grasp an interest, and understanding, of green energy. Perfect for their STEM education.

$19.99


SAM Labs Science Museum Inventor Kit

SAM Labs Science Museum Inventor Kit

This science kit by SAM LABS is a great way to introduce children to the world of tech! Requiring kids to invent, build, play and learn; the kit contains all they need to produce their own working circuits! The included app gives them all the information they require.

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Tenergy Hand Cranked Power Generator Lantern

Tenergy Hand Cranked Power Generator Lantern

Light up your learning with the Dynamo Lantern by Tenergy! Fun to build, children will learn how their lantern works as they construct it. With multiple ways to build, kids can find out how their actions change the way the light works. Perfect for all tech crazed children.

$14.99


Code Master Programming Logic Game

Code Master Programming Logic Game

The board game the tech lovers won’t get bored of! Code Master will teach you all the basics of coding and problem solving, while you have fun across 60 different levels and 10 maps. The single player game that can help to develop their STEM skills.

$19.23


Robot Wars Coding Board Game

Robot Wars Coding Board Game

This interactive board game teaches you all the basic principles of programming and coding, while you try to blow up robots! Nothing is cooler than that. The fun way to teach kids more about the world of STEM, and develop their coding skills for the future.

Prices Vary


Bloxels Build Your Own Video Game

Bloxels Build Your Own Video Game

Show your kids that computers can be fun with this awesome STEM toy by BLOXELS. Kids can assume the role of game developer as they learn the basic foundations of programming. With the ability to reconfigure, and the space to make unlimited games, children will have hours of educational fun.

$15.19


Anki Cozmo

Anki Cozmo

Cozmo is the tech toy that will become part of the family. This teeny robot has a humungous personality and will learn about you, as you learn about him! Cozmo will play and interact, and if you download the app, you can further program him to do as you please.

$399.00


Ozobot Bit 2.0 Coding Robot Starter Pack

Ozobot Bit 2.0 Coding Robot Starter Pack

Get coding with Bit 2.0, the miniature robot! Welcome him to your children’s lives, and watch as they develop their STEM skills and learn the basics behind coding and programming. With the ability to customize Bit’s appearance, and his behavior, kids will have bags of fun playing with this tech toy.

$113.93

9 DIY Tech Ideas

Diy Drawing Robot

Diy Drawing Robot

The following article gives you the lowdown on how to complete this fun project with your tech loving kids! With a small shopping list, including a couple of items from littleBits, this homemade robot is simple to make and will help your kids develop a lifelong interest in electronics.

The Robot Book

The Robot Book

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle…Robots? This DIY guide shows you exactly how to go about building recycled robots with your little ones. There is no end to the customization available as you paint and decorate your army of bots. The tech toys for the youngest of engineers.

Diy Lifting Jack

Diy Lifting Jack

Using just a handful of household goods, the following DIY article will show you how to make your very own lifting jack! This project is perfect to make with the kids as it will teach them the basic science behind the hydraulic jack. A great way to excite them with some STEM knowledge.

Building Brush Bot Kits

Building Brush Bot Kits

Build a lean, clean, racing machine with this DIY guide on making your own BrushBots. Once you have acquired the small building kit, you and your kids can get started in the world of robotics and build your speeding, teeth cleaning miniature racing robot! The perfect STEM toy.

How To Build A Simple Electromagnetic Train

How To Build A Simple Electromagnetic Train

Science is awesome; your kids will think so too when you show them this crazy cool electromagnetic train. Focusing on the power of electricity and magnets, kids will gain an understanding of how it all works as they send their train through the tunnel! It’s not just tech trickery!

Diy Projects for Kids Graphite Circuit

Diy Projects for Kids Graphite Circuit

Sit down with the kids and help them construct their very own circuit. Connect the battery to the LED, using graphite as the conductor. Children will be fascinated and will be sure to ask questions as they develop their interest in STEM. Easy to make, cheap but highly valuable to their education.

Easy Diy Bottle Boat with a Motor

Easy Diy Bottle Boat with a Motor

Recycle some old bottles and turn trash into tech with this guide on making a bottle boat with working motor. Your little ones will love to sit down and go step by step constructing their very own moving boat! You can feed their STEM needs without breaking the bank!

Lego Mindstorm Turret Shooter

Lego Mindstorm Turret Shooter

Pick up the LEGO Mindstorm 2.0 NXT Kit, then follow this comprehensive instruction guide on making a turret shooter! The article breaks the process down into 15 steps, so you and your children can learn, play and build at a pace that suits you all. STEM tech toys don’t have to be boring!

Homemade Propeller Car

Homemade Propeller Car

Propel your child’s STEM learning with this article on building a propeller car. Using batteries and motors, kids will learn about the science behind their car as they begin to construct it. Cool, cheap to make and fun to build, it’s the perfect tech toy car.


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