STEM Toys: Scientific Explorer My First Mind Blowing Science Kit

Kids adore performing experiments. They keep them entertained, allow for critical thinking and creativity, while also helping them to learn!  As an adult, I love doing experiments with them! So, if you’re looking to give them an exciting yet educational gift, this Scientific Explorer My First Mind Blowing Science Kit is sure to be a winner.

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There are some people who want to throw their arms around you…

 

“There are some people who want to throw their arms around you simply because it’s Christmas; there are other people who want to strangle you simply because it’s Christmas.”

~ Robert Staughton Lynd

 

This one made me laugh, especially considering all of the grumpy Guses I have been encountering since two weeks before Thanksgiving. Which one are you?

STEM Toys: National Geographic Break Open 10 Geodes

Kids spend a lot more time indoors today than we ever did, and it can be hard to find great places in nature to explore things like geodes. Thanks to National Geographic, though, you can bring fun nature activities into the home to still learn about geology and then later transfer those skills to the outside world when you chance upon similar items.

This science kit, produced by National Geographic, comes with 10 different geodes. Ranging in size from a tennis ball to a ping pong ball, these stunning geodes break open to reveal the glistening crystals inside.

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