Geeky Toys that Teach Science to Kids

By: Liz • September 20, 2018

Yeah we know, science is cool now. It even has a cool acronym—STEM. But it’s not so cool that it can’t be fun, too. That’s why we’ve pulled together geeky toys that teach science to kids. Geek out with us over these puzzles, games, and kits that feature science learning. Things that ooze and things that grow. Things you can collect or even better, build AND collect. These unique toys are perfect gifts because they encourage visual-spatial skills, logic, critical thinking, and best of all—a passion for science!

Edible Chemistry Kit

Fill your stomach and expand your mind with the incredible Edible Chemistry Kit! Create 16 tasty experiments you can eat and drink including funny fizzy drinks, color-changing foaming jelly, polymer pudding, and cabbages that do as theyre told!

Real Science - Real Fun

Following along with the simple and exciting instructions, young scientists get to explore 43 different experiments that each help to expand their minds while mesmerizing their imaginations. The fun never stops and neither does the learning!

Disgusting Science

Discover what creatures live on YOU! Collect bacteria from toes, nose, home or pets and watch what cultures grow! n

Scientific Explorer Spa Science

Whip your bath into a frothy fizzing sea of color and fragrance. Make colorful, fragrant bath gels, bath fizzers, spa lotion, bath balm, a face mask, and shampoo. This kit turns your bathtub into a real science lab!

Snap Circuits Light

Turn up the fun with your ipod® any MP3 player! Connect it to new Snap Circuits Lights. The results are AMAZING! Lights flash and change to the beat of your music. Change up the music or the circuitry, experimentation with technology is real and beautiful!

Mentos Geyser Tube

Learn how to create an enormous geyser by combining MENTOS® with soda. The eruption is amazing -- up to 25 feet high -- and so is the science just beneath the surface. The Geyser Tube™ allows you to load the candies and safely disperse them into the soda bottle.

Squishy Human Body

Kids explore the complex inner workings of the human body and literally see how it all works! Kids demonstrate amazing understanding of anatomy. 13 inch tall human body model. 33-page illustrated book written by a research physician & teacher.

Snap Circuits 300

Dr Toy 100 Best Childrens Products Winner! Engineer amazing, useful electronic gadgets & play lively electronic games with Electronic Snap Circuits! A valuable collection of materials in colorful, easy-to-follow, snap together format. Makes circuit assembly stress-free & fun. 300+ projects!. Ages 8-108.

4M Create A Night Sky Projection Kit

Four cardboard panels fold and mold around a small light device. Switch it on and projections of both northern and southern hemispheres shine brightly on walls. Youre a master of the stars with 4M Create A Night Sky Projection Kit.

eBird - RC Flying Bird

Da Vinci would be proud... This thing actually looks like a real bird when it flies! Just switch on the bird, switch on the controller, slide the power switch forward, and instantly the wings begin flapping fast. Give it a light toss and - WHOOSH! - It really takes off!

Grow 'n Glow Terrarium

Plant a little garden and watch it grow - and glow! Potting soil, sand, river rock, layer up your new terrarium. Press in the seeds, stick stickers to the outside of the jar. Growing and glowing, night or day, its constant delight.