Featured STEM Toys 2016
The first STEM toy system for toddlers, Grippies® Builders combines tactile exploration, magnetic play and an introduction to the basic principles of engineering and geometry!
Create an unlimited array of vehicles with this new extension to the award-winning building toy system with pixelated, digital world roots: IO Blocks®. Suggested Age: 4+
The award-winning PowerClix® magnetic building toy system hits the road with its next-generation Construction Vehicles set. Build a sturdy front loader, dump truck, bulldozer or endless open-ended vehicle combinations using the simple click-on pieces.
Quarter-size Mini version of the award-winning IO Blocks® open-ended building toy, whose 12 unique shapes are inspired by the digital world’s 8-bit pixelated design.
STEM Toy Systems from Guidecraft
The first STEM toy system for toddlers, Grippies® Builders combines tactile exploration, magnetic play and an introduction to the basic principles of engineering and geometry.
Early magnetic STEM toy with many extra features for sensory exploration and fluid constructions.
Building system inspired by the digital world’s pixelated shapes helps improve problem solving skills. Children create supporting structures learning friction, gravity, and basic engineering principles. Free IO Blocks App teaches children the basics of spatial concepts through an augmented reality building guide.
With our PowerClix magnetic building toy system, we sought to take some great ideas that came before us and improve upon them in multiple ways. The introduction of the Organics shapes into the system in 2015, enabled children to more easily replicate any creature from the world around them – another part of the definition of successful STEM play.
Award-winning 3 dimensional design and construction system by architect Lester Walker. Children can graduate to advanced architectural models.
Unit blocks are the original STEM building toys. Check out this NPR block play article. The 2016 additions to Guidecraft’s block play category include 4 wooden trucks that introduce children to simple machines (levers, wheels and axles, gears and pendulums)