Think outside the box with awesome science gifts for kids to explore, experiment, and create.
The best toys leave plenty of room for imagination.
Get them excited about science, technology, engineering, and math.
Make sure it all adds up.
Making objects interactive doesn’t have to be overwhelming.
Encourage them to design and build.
Play with gravity, kinetics, and chain reactions.
Fingers, joints, tendons, and the whole shebang.
Now it’s your turn to show them all the ways science rules.
Don’t fear the pervasive creatures—learn from them.
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