STEM toys can boost creativity, improve problem-solving skills, and make learning even more fun! Looking for some awesome STEM toys and kits for seven-year-old boys and girls? With some help from our expert panel of children, we’ve compiled the ultimate list of the top science gifts for 7-year-olds. Here are our top picks!
Grow your own seascape!
With this incredible STEM kit, kids can grow their very own gorgeous coral reefs! First, mix the terraforming solution with water and pour it into the bases. Then, watch in awe as the microcrystals bloom into beautiful coral. Certain to bring some stylish underwater magic to any aspiring marine biologist’s bedroom!
Watch ants dig tunnels!
This escape-proof ant house makes a fabulous gift for young biologists and naturalists! Send away the included certificate to receive your ants, then transfer them to their new home. The house features an awesome cut-away design for two-sided viewing, so you can watch your ants work cooperatively to tunnel, explore, and forage through the special easy-dig sand. Fascinating!
A great gift for future engineers
Kids who love building and engineering will adore this awesome kit, which comes with everything you need to build your very own helicopter out of safe, plastic materials. Once the helicopter is assembled, set it up on the landing station and charge the solar panel in the sun on its charging dock. Then, watch your helicopter chop through the air. The simple instruction manual makes operating this cool STEM toy a total snap. Fun in the sun!
Know a 7-year-old child who’s destined to be a doctor or nurse? Give them a head start with this incredibly clever cube book. The cube features 6 ‘pages’ on the outside – turn them inside out to reveal another six pages. This innovative fact-filled reference covers all the major body systems: heart, lungs, digestion, bones, muscles, brain, and more. Tactile and educational. Next stop: medical school!