If you have a child who’s into STEM, you know that not just any gift will do! And honestly, don’t you really want to encourage their love for all things science-technology-engineering and math-related?!

Try one or two of these Sweet STEM Gift Ideas!

The gifts below are geared towards ages 8 and above. For younger kids, you might want to check out some ideas here, or peruse the Editor’s picks on Amazon.
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K'NEX Mighty Makers - World Travels Building Set - This is a great toy to incorporate STEM <em>and</em> geography studies!K’NEX Mighty Makers – World Travels Building Set – This is a great toy to incorporate STEM and geography studies!Snap Circuits Sound Electronics Discovery KitSnap Circuits Sound Electronics Discovery KitXYZprinting da Vinci miniMaker 3D PrinterXYZprinting da Vinci miniMaker 3D Printer4M Table Top Robot4M Table Top RobotThames & Kosmos Electricity and Magnetism Experiment KitThames & Kosmos Electricity and Magnetism Experiment KitMy First Lab Duo-Scope Microscope - MFL-06My First Lab Duo-Scope Microscope – MFL-064M Magnet Science Kit - an Amazon4M Magnet Science Kit – an AmazonLaser Pegs National Geographic Dinosaurs Building Kit - The base on this Laser Pegs National Geographic Dinosaurs Build Kit is sound activated and compatible with other popular construction kitsLaser Pegs National Geographic Dinosaurs Building Kit – The base on this Laser Pegs National Geographic Dinosaurs Build Kit is sound activated and compatible with other popular construction kitsAtmosFlare 3D Pen SetAtmosFlare 3D Pen Set 

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Find other gift ideas on our Tech Tools and Toys page.

And yet another idea for a STEM-related gift!

While not necessarily gifts in and of themselves, these books could be part of something greater. A reader sent in a terrific idea. Grab one of these books (or others) and then put together a box of everything-you-need to do one or some or all of the activities, and that becomes the gift (with or without the book: but either way, you’ll still have it for reference…). No, that’s not a gift that everyone would like, but if you’re a homeschool teacher who’s not exactly STEM-centered, and you have a STEM-centered kiddo…well, a gift like that is like manna from heaven!

50 Holiday STEM Labs50 Holiday STEM Labs – some ideas for fun family learning times during the holidays.STEAM Kids: 50+ Science / Technology / Engineering / Art / Math Hands-On Projects for KidsSTEAM Kids: 50+ Science / Technology / Engineering / Art / Math Hands-On Projects for KidsFamily Projects for Smart ObjectsFamily Projects for Smart Objects – Activities to help make family time memory- and learning-filled!

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