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37 STEM Toys for Your Little Toddler Genius

Toys should be a gateway to expanding a child’s mind, harnessing their potential and teaching them something of the world. These goals are met by this selection of terrific STEM toddler toys that will have your young ones bursting to discover new things and take on new challenges.

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Alex Toys Future Coders Cube Stackers Coding Skills Kit

Alex Toys Future Coders Cube Stackers Coding Skills Kit

Develop your child’s mind with this exciting STEM toddler toy in which they stack 12 cube creatures in a challenge that mimics computer program algorithms. They’ll follow the sequence of arrows to build animals with this game that includes 8 cubes and 12 puzzle cards. Recommended for age 4 and up.

$14.00


LEGO DUPLO Town Big Farm Building Bricks

LEGO DUPLO Town Big Farm Building Bricks

You’ll ignite young imaginations with this fun farm based on LEGO DUPLO building bricks. There’s a farmer, child, horse, calf, cow, chicken and more all included. The bricks are made for small hands that would struggle with LEGO bricks and this set includes 121 pieces for children aged 2-5 years old.

$349.99


LEGO DUPLO Town Fire Truck

LEGO DUPLO Town Fire Truck

Fire, fire! Now your child can play at being a first responder with this delightful DUPLO fire engine set. They can pretend to extinguish flames using the retractable fire hose and fully extendable crane (over 9 inches high). A great STEM toddler toy to drive their young mind.

$67.99


BizyBeez MagStix Wheel Set

BizyBeez MagStix Wheel Set

This ADHD toy is not only colorful but is also set apart from other stacking toys by its various textures on the toy. This is a boon to kids with autism or sensory processing disorders. The snap-on wheels are magnetic which gives a wide latitude in the various styles of building.

Prices Vary


LEGO DUPLO My First Carousel Educational Toy

LEGO DUPLO My First Carousel Educational Toy

Every child loves the carousel at the funfair and now they can have one at home that will not only entertain but drive their imaginations. There’s a buildable tree, story starter bricks, and turning gearwheels which are functional but safe. The perfect STEM toddler toy to engage the younger mind.

$54.99


Snowflake Building Blocks

Snowflake Building Blocks

There are 250 snowflakes in this tub which means it’s packed full of fun and imagination. The interconnecting shapes are safe and non-toxic but very young children may need help to connect the flakes. The toy fosters skills improvements by improving cognitive development as children are challenged to create new structures.

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Nuts and Bolts Building Toy

Nuts and Bolts Building Toy

Challenge the little builder in your life with this bursting box of fun materials to build and construct with. This STEM toddler toy drives their imagination as they develop shapes and constructs to satisfy their curiosity. Let them copy the engineer in the family! All materials are non-toxic and BPA free.

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Skoolzy Kids Toys Pipe & Joint Construction Sets

Skoolzy Kids Toys Pipe & Joint Construction Sets

The weird and wonderful shapes in this box will allow young minds to flourish as they form new constructs and shapes. Although filled with fun, this STEM toddler toy also teaches by improving fine motor skills, hand-eye co-ordination and even social playing. Ideal for ages 2 and up.

$19.97

LEGO DUPLO Deluxe Box of Fun

LEGO DUPLO Deluxe Box of Fun

LEGO has always rocked the creative world and this junior version using DUPLO bricks for toddlers is no exception. There are a host of figures to play with including a boy and a girl and various animals. In total there are 5 pieces of fun perfect for ages 18 months to 5 years.

$239.99


Rainbow Colored Counting Bears with Cups

Rainbow Colored Counting Bears with Cups

Counting colored bears is an innovative STEM toddler toy which teaches basic early mathematical concepts like counting, subtraction and addition. The simple games that are playable with this set also develop fine motor skills as they sort, stack and match. A carrying bag is included for easy storage and transport.

$13.95


LEGO DUPLO Town Big Construction Site

LEGO DUPLO Town Big Construction Site

Let your child imagine they are out on the busy street making the town a better place again with this DUPLO construction set. It includes a bulldozer, dump truck and crane and lots of extra bricks all supervised by 3 DUPLO construction workers compete with safety helmets and tools.

$139.99


Toyish Magnetic Flamenco Dancer Toy Kit

Toyish Magnetic Flamenco Dancer Toy Kit

For young minds it is important to provide stimulation and this STEM toddler toy is no exception. This flamenco dancer set allows them to create as they mix and match endless possibilities. Let their designer mind spring forth as they prepare our dancer for the most energetic of Spanish dances.

$25.00


Quadpro Projector Flashlight

Quadpro Projector Flashlight

This exciting torch set has 3 slide image wheels containing 24 unique animals such as rhinos and zebras. These images can be projected onto walls, or even paper, to be traced, admired or to be part of an imaginative story. The torch gives a clear image up to 1 meter wide in the dark.

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Playgro 2 in 1 Light Up Music Maker

Playgro 2 in 1 Light Up Music Maker

Music is often at the heart of STEM toddler toys and this delightful music set is no exception. It has lights that flash to the beat for fun rhythm play and over 20 different tunes. Kids will find themselves exploring which drives their gross motor development. This toy is ideal for ages 1 plus.

$34.89


Take Apart Toy Racing Motorcycle Kit

Take Apart Toy Racing Motorcycle Kit

Do you have a young mechanic at home? Find out with this take-apart motorcycle set. They’ll have lots of fun deconstructing this toy and then building it back up with the included toy tools. Their short attention span will be blown away as they become transfixed into exploring and building this toy.

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Edushape Activity Water Play Center Toys

Edushape Activity Water Play Center Toys

One often missed advantage of STEM toddler toys is the aspect of socialization. This fun play tub is ideal for use indoors and out and will help gather toddlers together at an age when they can be distant when playing. Perfect for sand or water, the plastic has a super easy grip.

$69.67


Cloud Hopper Addition Subtraction Game

Cloud Hopper Addition Subtraction Game

For ages 5 and up, this fun game is perfect for encouraging social play as well as being aligned to the Singapore math curriculum guidelines. Kids will master 4 math skills including addition, subtraction, number sequencing and backwards counting. This is perfect for Kindergarten and up.

$18.99


Marble Run Maze Ball Game

Marble Run Maze Ball Game

There’s nothing more fun than building tracks or courses for stunts and this STEM toddler toy hits the mark. In this 85 piece set you get more marbles, tubes, funnels and tracks compared with other similar games and yet this is all designed with tots in mind. For ages 4 and up.

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Jarrby Montessori 3D Puzzles

Jarrby Montessori 3D Puzzles

Kids will have great fun with these interconnecting shapes that are perfect for realizing dreamed up images and shapes. Let their imaginations run riot with a downloadable eBook idea sheet to create animals, houses and other constructs. There’s a bag for easy storage and transport.

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LEGO DUPLO Princess Cinderella's Magical Castle

LEGO DUPLO Princess Cinderella's Magical Castle

There’s nothing like a Disney castle to set their minds running on imagined fairy tales and dreams of princes to rescue or partying with a princess. This castle has blue turrets, a dance floor, an upstairs room and 3 charming figures to play with. Ideal for children aged 2-5 years old.

$109.98


ColorGo Wooden Educational Toys

ColorGo Wooden Educational Toys

Kids love to take things apart and then try to put them back together. This STEM toddler toy meets that criteria in abundance and will keep them entertained for hours as they deconstruct and then put back together this oddly shaped car. This set is capable of creating over 20 different types of car.

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Goobi Juniors Construction Set

Goobi Juniors Construction Set

This fun construction toy is ideal for very young toddlers making their first explorations with toys. Containing 40 jumbo pieces and 24 plastic bars which connect with strong attractions, this set will encourage fine motor skills as children build. This toy is BPA free and a Creative Play of the Year award winner.

$49.95


Grippies Builders

Grippies Builders

Designed for children as young as 18 months, this STEM toddler toy engages their curious mind by facilitating building play, challenging their minds to explore and construct. There’s over 30 pieces in the set including over-sized soft plastic rods and balls with 4 unique touch textures.

$56.25


Take Apart Toys

Take Apart Toys

This terrific set of 3 pull apart toys will satisfy a child’s curiosity. With an airplane, a train and a racing car, children will be busy all day exploring how the vehicles are made. This will increase their fine motor skills and encourage problem solving in both boys and girls.

$17.97


Gardening Toys Tools Set

Gardening Toys Tools Set

This 12 piece gardening set for toddlers will let them join in with that delightful outdoor activity adults enjoy. There are 3 rakes, a spade, a snipper and other accessories all made from high quality durable plastic. This STEM toddler toy will not only improve fine motor skills but drive an interest in gardening.

Prices Vary


Toyish Car Racer Toy Kit

Toyish Car Racer Toy Kit

Drive their creative spark by letting them build this fun car. By purchasing this toy you will empower your child to be an active creator rather than someone who is a passive consumer. A large number of accessories come with the car so that children can mix items to truly create new designs.

$24.99


LEGO DUPLO Doc McStuffins Backyard Clinic

LEGO DUPLO Doc McStuffins Backyard Clinic

Let your child become a veterinarian with this DUPLO playset. Everyday situations bring about creative play and you’ll love watching your child re-enact situations they have seen or make new ones up on the fly. An often overlooked STEM toddler toy, DUPLO sets their creative minds alight with endless possibilities.

$179.98


Creative Kids Brain Flakes

Creative Kids Brain Flakes

Brain flakes can be put together to create endless constructs representing animals, buildings, landmarks or indeed anything. There’s over 600 pieces in this set so their imagination can never be too large. Also there’s a convenient carrying case with a handle for safe transport and storage.

$14.99


EMIDO Jumbo Nuts Bolts Toy

EMIDO Jumbo Nuts Bolts Toy

Preschoolers will love this boldly colored set of nuts and bolts which will develop their fine motor abilities as well as encouraging them to build and construct. They’ll learn to match shapes and colors as well as being asked to stack and play. A simple but fine STEM toddler toy.

$12.99


Natural Wooden Building Block Set with Carrying Bag

Natural Wooden Building Block Set with Carrying Bag

Building blocks have always been a staple of kids’ toys and this wooden set will be no exception. They’ll build castles, towers and buildings to then knock them down and start again. All the time they’ll build fine motor skills and spatial relationships. There’s 100 wooden blocks in 5 bright colors.

$24.99


QuadPro Kids Camping Set

QuadPro Kids Camping Set

Toddlers love to mimic family life around them and this set is ideal for the outdoor family. The set contains a toy camping light, kettle, first aid kit and a shovel. The camping light utilizes 2 AA batteries to give out a light by button switch. This interactive STEM toddler toy promotes pretend play.

Prices Vary


LEGO DUPLO All-in-One-Box-of-Fun

LEGO DUPLO All-in-One-Box-of-Fun

Construction and deconstruction are an important part of a child’s way of exploring and this DUPLO set is ideal for this type of play. There are 65 pieces in this set which is compatible with other DUPLO sets. Durable and safe, this is a great toy for little ones to explore with.

$49.99


Edushape Corrugated Blocks

Edushape Corrugated Blocks

Bricks are a wonderful toy for imagined buildings or vehicles and this set of larger scale bricks will have children busily constructing. This STEM toddler toy will encourage socialization, gross motor skills and logic and reasoning. There’s 84 blocks in the set which are made of extra sturdy cardboard.

$95.10


Toy Workbench and Toddler Tool Set

Toy Workbench and Toddler Tool Set

Now your child can be like the handy person in the family with this cool toy set. There’s a portable tool bench which folds up to 1 ft. square. The set contains a hammer, wrench, T-square and other tools with gears, screws and other creative fixtures. 29 pieces in total.

Prices Vary


Tumble Tree Timbers Wood Building Set

Tumble Tree Timbers Wood Building Set

This 250 piece building toy will bring hours of enjoyment to your toddler or young child. They can build endless log cabins, houses, castles and other structures with this high quality set. It is 100% wood with absolutely no plastic making this product environmentally friendly as well.

$49.99


Lincoln Logs Country Meadow Cottage

Lincoln Logs Country Meadow Cottage

Made from beautifully stained maple wood pieces, this delightful STEM toddler toy has logs with indentations that connect with others to build a cottage. There are 137 parts to the building which includes a female figure, a pony, roof eaves and so much more. A set of stickers allows builders to modernize their roofs.

Prices Vary


Kinslent Construction Building Blocks

Kinslent Construction Building Blocks

This fun set of geometric shapes are held together magnetically which allows young children to build large structures imagined by themselves. Your child’s creativity will be allowed to roam free with this STEM toddler toy which is perfect for pretend play. Suitable for ages 3 and above.

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9 Diy STEM Activities for Your Toddler

Diy Recycled Toilet Paper Blocks

Diy Recycled Toilet Paper Blocks

Take the everyday household rubbish and make it into a STEM toddler toy you can be proud of with this detailed blog. Toilet roll inners are usually carted away but with these instructions you can fashion interesting colorful building blocks to stimulate a child’s creative tendencies.

Bottle Top Toddler Toy

Bottle Top Toddler Toy

Do you just throw away your used bottle tops? Well don’t but instead make them into a groovy toy for your toddler. Find out how with these simple set of notes from a respected remedial therapist blogger who’s also a mom. Cheap to build but very influential in your child’s development.

Build a Dino STEM Activity

Build a Dino STEM Activity

This fun STEM toddler toy is created simply using only bendable straws, large marshmallows, toothpicks and a rolling pin. By following this enlightened blog you can have fun with your kids creating dinosaurs and aiding their motor skills development and hand-eye co-ordination. Simple but effectively made toys that are great for social development.

Sink or Float Experiment

Sink or Float Experiment

Experimentation is an essential for growing up and by following this blog you can set up practical and fun methods of experimentation around water for your toddler. Instead of sitting in front of a screen, you can enjoy their wonder and intrigue as they work out what floats and what doesn’t.

Egg Carton Building Blocks

Egg Carton Building Blocks

Don’t throw out your empty egg boxes. Now they can be converted into the perfect STEM toddler toys by taking the steps in this exciting and colorful blog post. Engage your child’s mind and creativity with these home made building blocks that can be customized to your own preferences.

Learning Shapes with Toy Cars Activitiy

Learning Shapes with Toy Cars Activitiy

Many kids love toy cars but now you can combine their play with learning all about shapes with this blog from a mother who’s been there. By making tracks for the child in various shapes that their toy cars can travel around, they learn about shapes and their dimensions.

Hammers, Ice and Dinosaurs STEM Activity

Hammers, Ice and Dinosaurs STEM Activity

Let your child get busy with a hammer and their inquisitive nature by making this STEM toddler toy at home. Covered in ice, kids have to dig out creatures from the ice which allows for fine motor skills improvement and a strong sense of fun and adventure.

Shape Sticky Wall Puzzles

Shape Sticky Wall Puzzles

Problem solving is a key development skill to be learnt by toddlers and with this blog you can setup an inexpensive game which will challenge their brains. Without a lot of fuss and requiring only a bare wall and paper, watch your kids get bamboozled by the shapes available to make.

Cardboard Box Toy

Cardboard Box Toy

Kids love to bring the real world into their little world and now you can help them by building a toy town inside a box for them. This STEM toddler toy is made by following a short but effective blog piece that gives you something to excite your child’s mind and play.
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