STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering and Math, all of which are crucial to a child’s development. Using toys, such as these below, can encourage children to learn STEM concepts through play. These are important ideas for children to explore and the best way is with outlets such as this. These are our Top 10 STEM Toys For 3-Year-Olds.
Kids First Automobile Engineer
Automobile Engineer allows kids to use the included pieces to create their own car. Kids can follow the instructions, while choosing the variety they would like, and build their own moving car from scratch.
Brain Builders Game
Brain Builders Game gives kids the opportunity to build according to the game. Included are task cards with simple instructions and an example picture to show what they can make.
Amosting Building Blocks
Amosting Building Blocks are disks with slits around the edge. These slits allow the disks to be connected to one another, creating miraculous figures. The possibilities are basically endless with a child’s imagination.
Creative Builder Set
The Creative Builder Set comes with over 300 pieces that connect to each other in different ways. Kids can create animals, vehicles, structures and more. Pus it all comes in a case to keep organized.
Nuts and Bolts Building Set
Nuts and Bolts building set is a beginning set that can lead to eventually using power tools. This building set still allows children to create vehicles, structures, etc. but with the assistance of nuts and bolts. This means that the creations should double as strong toys after the child builds it.
Magz Bricks Magnetic Set
Magnetic Bricks look super cool. They are long and skinny which make them easy to hold and manipulate. The bricks stack together easily and connect with magnetic ends.
Design and Drill
Most children love using ‘adult’ tools or at least mimics of them. Design and Drill is close to using adult tools while still being child safe.
Code Master Programming Logic Game
Logic is a big part of STEM and Code Master Programming Logic Game can help children grow their logic skills while having fun.
GeoSafari My First Microscope
The GeoSafari My First Microscope will lead to many hours of exploring and experimenting. It magnifies somewhat so children can get the idea of what magnification is as well.
Bath Blocks Floating Ball Run
Taking toys into the bath tub is how many parents get their children to take baths. Bath Blocks Floating Ball Run is a fun toy that works a child’s brain in a sensory filled environment.