STEAM & STEM Subscription Boxes Your Kids Will Love
Encourage your kids love of science, technology, engineering, and math with one of these STEM boxes full of projects, activities, and fun!
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This innovative subscription program combines social emotional learning with STEM activities. Kids join the Superpower Academy, participating in “Secret Missions” each month that promote skills like dealing with frustration, refusing to give up, and expressing empathy.
Spangler Science Club
Price: $24.99 per month
Each kit features interactive experiments and hands-on activities created by American’s science teacher Steve Spangler. Kids will receive the materials and instructions to perform 3-5 experiments each month, with a focus on different themes. And since collaboration is encouraged, the projects are meant to be completed with another child, so it’s perfect for siblings or if you want to split the cost with a friend.
Price: Starts at $16.95 per month
Kids learn to code each month through a series of fun and engaging app projects. Every box comes with a mix of coding projects, ranging from simple to more advanced, with users starting with the original code, but then changing it to make it their own. The apps run on any computer, tablet, or phone with a web browser.
Club SciKidz Labs
Age: 7 and older
Cost: Starts at $32.95 per month
After signing up for a subscription, your child will receive a Welcome Box that includes an exclusive lab notebook, activity manual, safety glasses, magnifying lens, pipettes and forceps, and an assortment of experiments and projects. Then each month, they will get a collection of science and technology activities and supplies based on a monthly theme. Some past themes have included Build an FM Radio, The Sounds of Music, Incredible Insects, Spooky Science, and The Science of Toys.
STEAM & STEM Boxes for Tweens & Teens
Age: 9 and older
Price: Starts at $35 per month
This subscription box is all about science and art activities that focus on decoding nature patterns in real pine cones, shells, crystals, leaves, and more. Each box includes science-oriented games, drag-and-drop block code, stories, and art activities.
Age: 12 and older
Price: Starts at $29.99 per month
The projects sent out in this STEM box combine building hardware and programming software. Each kit includes a NO R3 micro-controller, as well as all of the necessary components to build the project. Kids also have access to an online course that includes instructions, video tutorials, exercises, troubleshooting support, and more.
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