Six Science Sets They’ll Love!
Science sets are a great gift for sparking a kid’s interest in all things science-y. Here a selection of the latest sets for ages from six-years to teenagers. These sets make sure learning is certainly not boring! In case you can’t find any locally, we’ve included links to Amazon [disclosure]. Also our page on Educational Toys.
Science Sets – Really Gross Science
One of the grossest science sets around! Ten extremely gross science projects. Slimey, gooey, sticky, gross out fun. Ages 7 years+.
Science Sets – Explosive Experiments
Six experiments including Lava Lamp, Cool Rocket and Fizz Bombs. Ages 8 years+ with adult supervision.
Science Sets – Kitchen Science
Amazon Choice Product. Includes experiment to make electricity with a fork and a lemon. Ages 8 years+ with adult supervision.
Science Sets – Magnetic Science
Contains nine fun magnetic experiments. Great way to explore and discover magnets. Ages 6 years+ with adult supervision.
More of a proper chemistry set, like the science sets parents will recognise. Complete with 100 experiments. Great starter set for young scientists aged 10 years+.
Sparkle science sets with glittery science experiments including bath bomb and glitter chalk. Ages 8 years+.
What is STEAM?
STEAM is Science, Technology, Engineering, Maths and Art. You may have also heard the term STEM, the extra A is for Art. Some examples of STEAM Educational Toys range from slime making kits to solar robots. The sets mentioned above all involve chemistry.
Why are STEAM educational toys important?
We live in a world dominated by technology and science. So, by helping our children learn to innovate will aid their future success. One way to do this is to make education fun and engaging. Furthermore, this encourages children to explore and experiment. Furthermore, STEAM – or STEM educational toys help develop important skills like problem-solving, creativity and critical thinking.
Next steps: download science activity packs on the British Science Week website.
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