Christmas is almost here which means you may be on the hunt for the best gifts for your engineering and science-loving children.
After all, what better gift can there be than toys and gadgets that can educate and inspire at the same time? By doing experiments, creating something unique, and discovering new things, it improves their brain functions and motor skills.
If you're wondering what you should buy to ignite their imagination this Christmas, take a look at these 13 fun and educational gift ideas.
Improve your child’s imagination with this building set. You can build animals, planes, cars, and more. Enjoy creating different models. It comes with easy-to-follow instructions to create endless models. This set supports your child’s problem-solving skills and hand-eye coordination.
Build your own robot, and improve your mechanical skills at the same time.
For future engineers, this tabletop robot is the perfect Christmas gift. It’s designed for young scientists who are interested in robotics and constructing a working robot.
With the IQ Builder toy its possible to have endless opportunities to design. Made for classrooms and group games, this toy build socialization skills and improves cognitive skills. This toy also helps to develop motor skills at an early age.
Just give the basic essentials to your child, and watch them create unique things. It includes inspiring tools such as googly eyes, papers, rubber bands, and more. Thanks to this set, your children will think on their own and discover their interests while creating something unique.
A perfect gift to hang. This kit is everything you need to create awesome string art. It’s for ages 10 and up because it contains sharp pins. You can create a peace sign, a heart, or a “hi” word. Follow the patterns and complete your design. They’ll improve their cognitive skills, self-expression, and hand-eye coordination.
It contains over 55 parts like U22 color organ and fiber optic trees. It gives you the ability to build over 75 projects such as light show, voice light show, brightness control and more. It's a fun way to learn working circuits, and devices. If your children are interested in electronics, you can take their interest to the next level while doing experiments with this exploration kit. It's recommended for children 8 and older.
It's a good way to teach radio design to your young engineers. It would be perfect for teenagers to introduce soldering. Your children can learn what each component does and how it's used in the radio. After completing the learning process, you can find a couple of stations outside of the house.
For the young scientists who love trying to solve the logic behind the speed, this game will be appreciated. It includes 12 test tubes, 24 colorful balls, 54 challenge cards and, illustrated rules. Race to solve the formula by moving your molecules from tube to tube without touching them or dropping them!
TheDadLab provides simple projects, videos, and easy science experiments that parents can do with their kids. You can find the materials that you need in the house easily, so you don't have to spend too much money and time gathering the essentials for experiments. It takes you into the world of science and technology with step-by-step projects.
If your children are into physics and experiments, Thames & Kosmos gives them a perfect opportunity to improve their skills. With the instructions, you can build dozen of models such as a sail car, force scale, and hammer machine. Also, with the experiments, your children will learn the fundamental laws of physics, and basic forces.
This set provides an easy and fun way to learn atoms, molecules, and chemistry. Your children will build, discover, and explore everything about chemistry thanks to this Happy Atoms set. Connect the atoms, create molecules, and scan your creation via your smartphone. The identification of the molecules will appear on the Happy Atoms app, giving detailed information about each molecule. This set is also the winner of the Parents' Choice Silver award.
For the innovative kids in your life, this will make an inspiring gift to create their personal things. It aims to support future designers, and engineers. If your child is an industrial engineer of the future, this 3D printer offers him/her an opportunity to create something unique, and colorful.
This robot is as intelligent as your child. It can act according to your instructions and can talk back to you. This robot provides education and hours of fun. It responds to touch and turns left and right, and walks forward.