STEM Learning

5 STEM Toys Perfect for Vacation (2021)

April / 2021

If you have a young STEM student you’re bringing on vacation, these are some great STEM toys they can play with either in the car/plane or at your destination.

The season of vacationing and family getaways is rapidly approaching. Whether you’re gone for a few days, a week, or longer, you’ll want to have travel-friendly toys ready to go.

If you have a young STEM student you’re bringing on vacation, these are some great STEM toys they can play with either in the car/plane or at your destination.

Celestron Kids 5x Mini-Scope

Age Range: 5-7

Why It’s Great for Vacation: Not only is this toy easily packable, but your child could use it in the car or at your destination! This small set of binoculars can help your young student see the environment as you’re driving to your destination or help them get a closer look once you’ve arrived.

Where You Can Purchase It: Fat Brain Toys

Math Dice Chase

Age Range: Grades 3 and Up

Why It’s Great for Vacation: This fun math game is great to bring to the pool, outside, or in the car. Throw the dice and multiply your numbers together in the shortest amount of time.

Where You Can Purchase It: Amazon.

Blocks Rock!

Age Range: 4-104

Why It’s Great for Vacation: The Blocks Rock! Deluxe game fits easily inside of its case, so it’s a perfect game to pack in a backpack or suitcase. Since it’s so portable, you could easily bring this game to the beach or a picnic during your vacation!

Where You Can Purchase It: BlocksRock.com or Amazon.

Weird But True! Dinosaurs (Book)

Age Range: 3-10

Why It’s Great for Vacation: This book includes vibrant illustrations of dinosaurs and over 300 fun facts about dinosaurs. Use this book as a car or plane activity to spark conversation and imagination around dinosaurs for the whole family.

Where You Can Purchase It: Fat Brain Toys

LeapStart Learning System with STEM Activity Book

Age Range: 1st Grade

Why It’s Great for Vacation: You may already have a LeapStart at home for your child, which is an interactive learning tool! LeapStart has a STEM workbook where you can learn about space and the solar system, whether you’re in the car or outside!

Where You Can Purchase It: Amazon (LeapStart) Amazon (Activity Book)

Enjoy your vacation!

Ultimately, we chose these toys because of their packability, and ease of use. We hope one of them will be a great addition to your next trip.

If you’re looking for more learning resources to use at home or on the go, explore our home learning library.

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