November 28, 2023

Our 2022 STEM Holiday Gift Guide

STEM Holiday Tile

Handpicked gifts to inspire a love of STEM

Explore our handpicked selection of STEM gifts to inspire your child's imagination this holiday season! From building robots to solving puzzles, these toys are perfect for young explorers eager to dive into science, technology, engineering, and math. More than playthings, they're tools for learning and innovation.

Dash & Dot, Programmable Robots

Ages: 5-14

BB-8 better watch its back, because it’s got some cute competition. Dash and Dot, the programmable robots, are award-winning Toys of the Year and are beloved by kids and teachers around the world. Kids can program these smart bots to move, sing, dance, flash their lights, respond to voices, make sounds, and even tell a story.

Snap Circuits

Ages: 5-14

Snap Circuits teach basic engineering, electronics and circuitry concepts by using building components with snaps to assemble electronic circuits on a simple “rows-and-columns” base grid. Future engineers can build a huge variety of projects like radios, digital voice recorders, burglar alarms, doorbells and other awesome circuitry.

Sphero Bolt Coding Robot

Ages: 7-18

Sphero is a tiny robot with a big personality. It comes with many different sensors, and can be programmed entirely by your child using either straightforward block-coding language or Javascript. Introduce your child to coding, robotics, and engineering with a spherical buddy!

VR Science Experiments

Ages: 8-12

Abacus Brands has invented toys that teach STEM through Virtual Reality! Using a simple set of VR goggles, kids can explore the solar system, learn the science of cooking, or even get a lesson from everyone’s favorite TV scientist, Bill Nye.

Architect Electronic Smart House

Ages: 8-15

With the Architect Electronic Smart House, kids can design, build, and electrify! After building a custom structure with snap-together baseboards and wall/floor panels, your child can make their dream home come to life with wires, switches, lights, noisemakers, and more.

Trial Coding Class at The Coding Space

Ages: 6-17

Gift a trial coding class at The Coding Space to your curious coder. Our coding classes bring students together each week to make progress on individual projects, dive into hands-on activities, and explore opportunities for self-expression. The Coding Space is the leading provider of coding education in NYC and has been recognized in Time Out, Nickelodeon, Good Morning America, and more.