Geek is the new cool and the trend for toys and activities that teach core STEM skills shows no sign of stopping. Whether they’re two or almost tween, get them building, exploding and coding. These toys are so much fun they won’t even know they’re learning.
Thames & Kosmos Kids’ First Robot Engineer Kit
Specifically designed for kids as young as 3, this kit comes with an accompanying storybook full of robots to complete.
Little Bits Gizmos & Gadgets Kit
Hands down, the ultimate invention toolbox. Best for 7+.
Technology will Save Us Mover Kit
An absolute must-have for Christmas 2016. Get kids moving and coding with this brand new wearable from Mr Fox favourite Technology will Save Us.
K’Nex Education STEM Explorations Roller Coaster Building Set
Set aside a weekend. And a lot of space.
Nick Baker’s Worm World
For a real life Bug’s Life.
Fisher Price Think and Learn Code-a-pillar
Programmatic thinking for pre-schoolers.
3D Doodler Starter Set
The best 3D drawing set for kids – wireless, safe and easy to use.
Lego Architecture Studio
Endorsed by the world’s leading architecture studios – this is next level Lego. Just try and keep it separate from the primary coloured stuff.
SAM Labs Science Museum Inventor Kit
Build simple machines and interactive games with this starter set from super cool London start-up SAM labs.