Put simply, STEM is for Science – Technology – Engineering – Maths. When it’s STEAM, the additional “A” is for Art, added in as design becomes more integral to future careers. The aim of STEAM toys is to help kids unlock their potential as technology whizzes and make learning fun and engaging.
We live in a world dominated by technology and science. Helping our children learn to innovate will help their future success. STEAM can help with because they make education fun and engaging, to encourage children to explore and experiment.
Furthermore, Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Maths toys help develop important skills like problem-solving, creativity and critical thinking. Educational gifts may sound a bit dull but children won’t even realise they are part of their learning.
Currently popular are robotic toys, electronics and interactive toys, as well as building and construction toys.
Toys For Older Primary School Kids Best Toys Children 8-12 Years. This is our pick of new releases as well as classic toys, games and activities for children between the ages of eight and twelve years. In case you can’t find any of these toys locally, we’ve included links to Amazon [disclosure]. See also new… Read More »
The Latest Toy Crazes For Kids Here’s our pick of the New Toy Crazes 2021. These are the coolest new toys we think will be popular for boys and girls this year. Toy Crazes are often smaller collectible toys that build around a theme such as unwrapping, slime, unicorns, aliens or dinosaurs. They are sometimes… Read More »
Toys For Pre-schoolers Best Toys Children 3-4 years. This is our pick of new releases as well as classic toys suitable for children between the ages of three and four years. In case you can’t find any of these toys and games locally, we’ve included links to Amazon [disclosure]. My First Scalextric Mains powered Scalextric… Read More »
Maths Games This is our pick of the best games to help children with maths. In case you can’t find any locally, we’ve included links to Amazon [disclosure]. Mammoth Maths Maths games from the teacher-tested Orchard Toys brand. Includes 3D mammoths. For ages 5-8 years. Gangsta Granny Mental Maths Mental Maths game featuring David Walliams’… Read More »
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Amazon Christmas Toy List Here’s the Amazon Christmas Toy List 2020 which includes 12 top toys this year. These are the products that major online retailer Amazon is predicting will be the must-have toys this Christmas. All links go to Amazon [disclosure]. Barbie Fresh ‘n’ Fun Food Truck Barbie’s Food Truck comes with lots of… Read More »
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What Will Your Kids Want For Christmas? The kids are back at school and so the Christmas Toy Lists from the top toy-sellers, websites, magazines and suppliers are starting to come through. Here we are with Christmas Toys John Lewis. Go to John Lewis’s website for more details but if you wish to check prices… Read More »
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