Build perseverance and self esteem with these STEM gifts for preschoolers. Now is the perfect time to open up their world to discovery, experimenting, and solving problems. If you have a preschooler in your home, you know just how curious these little guys can be. Quench that curiosity by giving them gifts that allow them to develop a love for STEM even before they learn to read.
- DK Science Workbook – Introduce preschoolers to science concepts with this pre-k workbook. The worksheets teach kids about animals, ecosystems, and cause and effect. You will even find helpful tips and answers for parents to use.
- Fossil Excavation Dig Kit – Dig up fossils with this fun kit. What will your preschooler find? A shark tooth? Or maybe a crinoid stem.
- Jar of Insta-Snow – Make your very own snow with this STEM gift. All you need to do is add water!
- Melissa & Doug Counting Caterpillar – Improve hand-eye coordination while teaching your preschooler colors and numbers with this adorable stacking wood toy.
- Kids Bank & Play Money – Introduce preschoolers to the concept of counting money with this gift. With hands on play using realistic money, they will pick it up in no time at all. Grab this toy cash register and you can really bring counting money to life.
- GeoSafari Jr. My First Microscope – With 8x magnification, this microscope is perfect for any young scientist.
- Geosafari Jr Bugwatch – Get an upclose look at all those creepy crawlies.
- Smart Snacks Number Pops – Make learning about numbers and colors fun with this set of toy ice pops.
- Monkey Math Game – Use bananas to find equal numbers with the help of a silly monkey. Great way for preschoolers to learn how to add.
- Curious Kids Science Book – This book has over 100 science experiments for preschoolers to try.
- Rocket Science Kit – Introduce kids to physics with this kit that shows you how to build rockets.
- Butterfly Garden – Butterflies are incredible creatures! We can learn so much from such a small bug.
- GeoSafari Jr. My First Telescope – Explore the wonders of the moon with this STEM gift. Perfect for that curious preschooler.
- STEM Machines Activity Set – Discover cause and effect with this activity set. It includes a pulley with a hook and a rope, Archimedes screw, lever board, wedge, barrel weights a cart with removable wheels and more.
- Bath Blocks Floating Ball Run & Water Fall Set – Water play is so much fun. Especially when you can build your own water runs.
- Clifford The Big Red Dog Kitchen Science Kit – The kitchen is the perfect place to conduct science experiments. Use this kit to get started. It has everything you need to open up the world of science and exploration.
- Gears! Gears! Gears! – This STEM gift will provide wonder and laughter to preschoolers, and even parents. Set the gears up anyway you would like, give them a turn and watch the interconnecting gears move. There is even a Gears! Gears! Gears! Build and Bloom Flower Garden Set.
- Marble Run Starter Set – Constructing a marble run brings challenges that preschoolers are ready to overcome. Watching the marbles fall along the trail they have built can bring so much excitement.
- Science on Tracking Expedition – Loving this hands on kit where kids can learn about animals and even make their own animal prints.
- Automobile Engineering Kit – Build 10 different model cars with chunky, colorful, and light pieces.
- TinkerToys – Preschoolers love to build and what better way to let them with this classic toy.
- SmartMax Start XL – Building towers and making shapes can bring imagination to life with the large pieces.
- LEGO Math Train – Trains bring so much excitement to children. This STEM gift builds on that joy by using numbers with the train making this the ultimate gift for preschoolers.
- Duplo Simple Machines Set – Kiddos can build simple machines with this gift. There are easy to follow directions or you can make your own creations.
- Learning Resources Primary Science Classroom Bundle – Put those busy hands to work with this gift. Preschoolers will become little scientist as they explore, hypothesize, and form conclusions.
Finding the right gift for everyone on your list can be a challenge. If you strive to find something that your preschooler will really love, these STEM gifts are the perfect solution. Not only will they fall in love with these gifts, they will be learning too!
What STEM gifts for preschoolers will you be putting under the tree this year?