Nerdy parents rejoice!
Fostering STEM education (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) at an early age is easy with these great products. Newborns and toddlers can greatly benefit from playing with open-ended toys that encourage problem-solving, building, and critical thinking. These STEM-focused baby and toddler gifts will stand out at the next baby shower.
Sheldon and Leonard Approved
Baby University Four-Book Set
Introduce basic scientific concepts to your little one in order to nurture their appreciation of STEM topics. This colorful set is made up of 4 sturdy board books including:
- Quantum Physics for Babies
- Rocket Science for Babies
- General Relativity for Babies
- Newtonian Physics for Babies
Manhattan Toy Atom Rattle & Teether Grasping Activity Baby Toy
With 12 flexible stems around a center sphere, this multi-sensory rattle will keep baby’s attention with its bright colors and moving parts. Perfectly sized for little hands, this Atom Rattle encourages the emergence of gross motor skills and helps to stimulate baby’s developing vision. This durable teether is BPA and PVC-free and can withstand even the strongest bite.
Best Bedtime Story For Little Scientists
Goodnight Lab: A Scientific Parody
This scientific parody is written in the style of the beloved children’s classic “Goodnight Moon.” Put your little scientist to bed with visions of STEM dancing in their head. Help baby say goodnight to various laboratory staples including lab coats, thermometers, and sticky notes!
Best Building With STEM
Goobi Juniors 20 Piece Construction Set
This simple educational building set is made up of 12 plastic magnetic bars and 8 lightweight steel connector balls. The bright colors will encourage baby to create while introducing the basic concepts of STEM learning. This toy is appropriate for children 1 year and older.
The Physics of Bathtime
Yookidoo Baby Bath Toy- Spin N Sort Spout Pro
This adorable bath toy suctions to the side of your tub and supports STEM learning by introducing your child to physics through its spinning gears. Three brightly colored cups work together with the battery operated spout to create more than 10 different water activities.
Best For Curious Babies
This colorful play and learn ball incorporates STEM learning encouraging children to investigate, discover, connect, create and reflect. Featuring differing textures for tactile development, the bright beads and chewy fins offer surfaces to soothe baby’s sore gums. This toy features countless ways to help baby to discover and learn while developing their fine motor skills.
Best Binary For Baby
Baby Loves Coding! (Baby Loves Science)
This colorful introduction to coding highlights the use of logic, sequence, and patterns to teach baby to solve problems. Using language a small child can understand, this book aims to encourage children to learn the concepts of coding in an age appropriate way. These skills will contribute to baby’s development of reading, writing, and math skills in the future. Mom and dad may even learn a few things about coding!