This Engineering focused STEAM kit encourages young readers to become interested in construction and engineering while they are still learning basic life skills. This fun book about thinking outside the box and building a school with soda bottles, paired with construction blocks can keep little ones happy and busy while channeling their inner engineers.
The I Love Animals Kit gives young animal lovers a chance to become a Veterinarian for a day and interact with animals. The hands-on manipulatives promote STEM careers, builds memory and develops empathy skills. Kids learn facts about everything from guppies to puppies in the included Penworthy book.
Help preschoolers explore colors, shapes, organization, fine motor skills and more with this kit.
Designed for preschool age children, this kit features two fun games that encourage them to get up and move. These games help develop gross motor skills in a fun manner. Children will learn how to listen and follow directions, take turns, and imitate. Kids will enjoy reading this simple book with their parents as they learn about basics of eight popular sports.
The Money, Math & Economics Kit introduces the concept of money recognition, money management and math skills using play money in a hands-on play environment. The kit encourages interactive play to help children buy, sell and learn the value of money and teach basic financial literacy concepts. The Library Bound book takes a look at using math in the store.
From your head to your toes, the My Amazing Body kit is an introduction to anatomy and explains the important parts of your body. The hands-on manipulatives for the heart, brain and skeleton will provide children an in-depth look into the human body and create an appreciation for everything their bodies can do.
Have fun and get creative with this collections of stamps and stencils. Featuring 64 wooden stamps, stamp pads, 12 themed stencil sheets, a rubbing plate for textures, and more, kids can work on their art and imaginative play. Kids will learn how create freehand drawings with Ralph Maiello’s Alien Drawing offering clear, linear steps to create the amazing images in the book.
Have loads of fun with this kit focused on making exploring STEM fun. Whether you’re looking to play with gravity with the marble run, examine engineering movement and force, or explore physics application with the roller coaster challenge this kit has you covered. Don’t miss the chance to explore physics of motion with Wile E. Coyote.
The Trucks and Tools kit is designed for the young gearhead. The two-piece tractor trailer and the Design & Drill Bolt Buddies are interactive hands-on manipulatives for building fine motor skills. Kid friendly tools are designed for tiny hands and encourages creativity and problem- solving skills. Kids will love Trucks!, a level two Ripley Reader featuring great pictures and information about various trucks.
Enjoy imaginative play with dinosaur figures and reusable sticker scenes. Dinosaur Escape allows kids to work together, use their memory, and incorporate simple strategy to rescue the dinos from volcanic eruption.
Science focused STEAM kit is packed full of amazing science facts and experiments that kids will love to discover and share.
This Math focused STEAM kit tells you 101 incredible things every kid should know about math!
This technology focused STEAM kit is full of fun facts about robots, computers, x-rays and other cool technology and inventions!
Play and create fun songs using the band equipment provided to encourage creative play and to help children experience the fun of making music.
Kids use STEM skills to help Rapunzel! Perfect for building problem-solving skills, the kit includes a story card that presents a dilemma for kids to solve. Children have to plan, create and test solutions to help a prince scale a tower to rescue Rapunzel.
Kids use STEM skills to help Little Red Riding Hood! Children have to plan, create and test basket designs to hold Little Red Riding Hood’s apples! Recommended for ages 3-6
Kids engineer a happy fairy tale ending—as they design a house that can’t be blown down! Our kit helps children discover the STEM in one of their favorite fairy tales—and naturally inspires them to explore a challenging situation until they find a solution! Recommended for ages 3-6
Create your own video game by designing characters and levels. Includes a board and small blocks to bring your game to life!
Explore bugs and their structures studying the kit’s insects and project booklet and the acrylic encased insects provided. A butterfly net and bug catcher are provided! Recommended for ages 6+
Explore the world with the kit’s Nikon binoculars, projects booklet, and night sky and nature activity books. Recommended for ages 8+
Learn the basics of electronics through 10 provided experiments, covering a wide array of topics including light, sound, wiring, and programming. Recommended for ages 8+
Use the provided microscope to explore and study a wide array of slides including plants, insects, and animal tissue while learning the principles of biology! Recommended for ages 10+
Build 3D circuits vertically, horizontally, and upside down while learning the basics of electronics through fun dimensions with over 150 engaging projects! Recommended for ages 8+
Learn about green energy through building circuits to power a windmill clock, solar radio, and more with over 125 projects! Recommended for ages 8+
Play over 20 interactive games through creating and assembling electronic circuits! Recommended for ages 8+
Build an AM broadcast station, timer, strobe light, and explore over 130 projects while learning the basics of electricity, electronics, and physics! Recommended for ages 10+
Create circuits and watch your iPhone or iPod react to them through a strobe light, glow-in-the-dark fan, and much more with over 175 projects! Recommended for ages 8+
View preserved specimens of spiders, moths, butterflies, frogs, honeybees, and sea creatures up close.
See how to use a Fairy Tale Problem Solving STEM Kit to learn STEM skills while having fun!
The Library offers STEAM Kits for checkout. The Kits focus on scientific topics such as robotics, electronics, microbiology, and astronomy. Each kit consists of instructions, resources, and tools to help you conduct experiments at home. Learn about alternative energy, circuitry, how to use a microscope and slides, identify insects, or go bird watching or stargazing using a pair of binoculars.