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Make STEM Fun with These Electronics Kits

schoolchildren making red robot with details and electric kit at desk in stem education class

Considering that we live in an environment where electricity is a vital component of everyday life, it only makes sense that kids should have a better understanding of this important process that charges their phones, powers televisions and helps make all of life’s creature comforts possible. But, rather than sitting in class and just learning about electricity, why not let them get some hands-on experience with these electronics kits for kids?

Parents will appreciate that this electronics kit for kids doesn’t require any tools since pieces simply click together. It’s ideal for kids as young as 8 and offers endless hours of education and fun.

This electronics kit for kids is ideal for ages 8 and up and teaches about engineering and circuitry. You’ll also like that there are no tools required to assemble the projects.

We like that this electronics kit for kids is ideal for those as young as 8 but also doesn’t take up much space. Note that this pick does require three AAA batteries, which aren’t included.

We like that this electronics kit for kids is a screen-free option. After building the robot, kids can choose to use the infrared remote control to operate it instead of the optional phone or tablet app.

Your children will get access to 50 projects with this electronics kit for kids. They’ll also learn about voltage, currents, resistors, capacitors and more. Note you’ll need one 9V battery.

Expert Commentary

Learning about electronics, from computers to basic circuits, is truly fascinating. I love seeing my kids try to figure things out as they act on their curiosity and begin to learn about the world around them. Plus, hands-on experience is always a wonderful way for children to really start understanding how complex things work.

Our Expert Consultant

Melissa Spurling

Melissa holds a doctorate in pharmacy and is a home educator, co-teaching a high school chemistry class and a primary school class. Having taught two of her own children to read, write and traverse Singapore Math, Melissa has spent hundreds, if not thousands of hours researching and testing curriculum.


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