STEM toys make great gifts for seven-year-olds! Not only do these cool kits teach children about important scientific concepts in a hands-on way, but they’re also just plain fun to play with. Need some inspiration? We’ve got you covered! Here’s our ultimate list of the top STEM toys for 7-year-olds!
Best STEM Toys for Seven Year Olds:
- Chain Reactions Lego Kit
- Sea Monkeys – On Mars!
- Junior Engineer Car & Copter
- The Amazing Clock Kit
- Clean Water Science – Fun Water Experiments
- Solar Powered Helicopter
- Jabber Bot – Interactive RC Robot
- The Science & Inventions Creativity Book
- Talking Microscope – with 20 Insect Slides
A brilliant building kit
LEGO fans will love this awesome building set, which shows kids how to make 10 amazing structures that move, using basic LEGO bricks. The kit includes over 30 colorful elements, including ramps and balls, and designs of varying difficulty can be built. Kids will learn all about the power of kinetics to make the structures move on their own, or they can play around setting them up in an order so that each machine affects the movement of the next—a great set that’s creative, educational, AND fun!
Study your own live pets!
Any 7 year old curious about the natural world will love this Sea Monkey kit. Hatch your own tiny, prehistoric sea creatures, and watch them grow through the magnifying lid. The sea monkeys are included in a hibernated egg state—simply add water and watch them hatch, grow, eat, swim and play inside a tank featuring a rocky Martian landscape. Fascinating!
Build your very own vehicles
Know a 7 year old who’s fascinated by cars? This smart engineering set comes with everything you need to build five colourful vehicles, including a helicopter, a racer, and a tractor. Use the mini tools to assemble the colourful textured pieces just like a real engineer. Simply follow the step-by-step instructions or use your imagination to create custom figures like vehicles and animals. The sky is truly the limit!
Time to learn
What time is it? Time to build your very own clock! This amazing transparent clock enables kids to see and understand how clocks work. After building the clock, children can watch how the different cogs and springs rotate and cause the pendulum to swing, or they can turn the hands of the clock to make the bell chime. Once wound, the clock should run for about 6 hours. Brilliant!
Experiment with water
Future scientists, this is the gift for you! Curious kids can learn all about the fascinating science of clean water with this brilliant STEM set. Construct your very own water filtration and desalination plant, conduct interesting water purification experiments, and disinfect water with solar power. Everything little scientists need is included—all you need to provide is a water glass.
Construct your own solar chopper!
Ever wanted to build your own helicopter? Now you can with this awesome set that includes everything you need to build your own chopper. Best of all, the kit is completely battery free—the helicopter is charged by solar energy, teaching your 7 year old all about the natural power of the sun. This super science toy will boost early understanding of solar power and engineering—cool!
Remote control robot with fun sound effects
This smart remote control robot can move around, follow your command, and make silly sounds—any 7 year old will love this gift. Control the movement of your robot using the wireless remote control, then hold the spy mode button to secretly hear conversations! The robot also makes whistle, ghost and fart noises, and also has a voice disguiser—because learning about robots can also be hilarious!
The perfect gift for young inventors
This creative science book is crammed full of fun activities, coloring pages, drawing tips, fun facts, puzzles and games, models to make, stencils, stickers, plus write-in stories, all based on inventions and science. Any budding inventor would love to spend hours pouring over this book!
Explore the wonders of the insect world
Know a kid obsessed with bugs? They will love this fantastic microscope, which actually talks to you, voiced by Bindi Irwin. The microscope comes with 20 slides of common creepy crawlies which can be investigated up close, plus over 100 fun facts and a quiz mode. Mini scientists will love the feeling of having their own real working microscope with a 5x focusing magnifier, plus a light and a chunky focusing knob.
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