Check out this great list of STEM gifts for 8 year olds! When they’re young and love learning, STEM gifts are a great idea! This age of kids means that they’re excited and curious about learning, and that is the perfect time to introduce a love of science, technology, engineering, and math.
Any of the gifts below would be perfect for being creative and promoting STEM skills at the same time and are all hand-picked for kids 8 years old and in second or third grade.
Decide if you want to explore science, technology, engineering, or math or pick a complete all-in-one STEM activity, and then have fun checking out all the great gift ideas for 8 year olds listed below.
STEM Gifts for 8 Year Olds Perfect for 2nd and 3rd Graders
Here are some great STEM gifts for 8-year-olds and kids in second and third grade. With so many fantastic choices, you’re sure to find the winning option for your 8-year-old kid’s STEM gift on this list.
How to Choose a STEM Gift for an 8 Year Old
If you are choosing a STEM Christmas gift, always put the interests of the child first. If the child likes building, look for engineering kits like in our kids engineering gift guide. Or if science is what the child loves, pick something like Science Experiment Kits for Elementary.
Or if you know the child loves a particular theme, like dinosaurs or fairies, choose a STEM gift that includes that theme.
Christmas STEM Challenge Cards for Kids
Use these Christmas-themed STEM challenge cards to go along with your new STEM gift ideas!