Tag Archives: STEM

Build Your Own to follow first-year success with Mini Builds range launch this year

The award-winning STEM arts and crafts specialist, Build Your Own is expanding its range of eco-friendly activity kits with the planned launch of its Mini Builds range later this year. Scheduled for release this summer, the new range has been designed to compliment the firm’s current collection of Build Your …

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Thames & Kosmos to host virtual showcase for 2021 portfolio of games and science kits

Thames & Kosmos is preparing to host its own virtual show room from January 15th to March 31st as the firm looks to connect with customers in new ways for 2021. Aligning itself with the ongoing lean into digital showcasing and with both the London Toy Fair cancelled and Spring …

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STEM specialist No.66 Studios jumps on mini arcade trend with EnigmaBot launch

The tech toy and STEM specialist, No.66 Studios is bridging the gap between construction play and digital-physical interactive play with the launch of its EnigmaBot – Create Your Own Game Building Kits and Explore to the crowdfunding platform, Kickstarter. Developed to encourage kids and families to get hands on with …

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Inside the Industry: “It’s now critical to equip kids to be the change-makers of tomorrow”

The obligatory references to the film Big, made by almost everyone outside of the industry who asks what it is we all do, aside, a career in toys is often a fascinating and fulfilling one. It’s peculiar then that it is also a career, that, for many of us, we …

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Surge in demand for STEM toys and science kits ‘will continue well into 2021’ says Thames & Kosmos

Parents looking to help their children catch up on terms of missed education this year will continue to fuel the demand for STEM and educational toys well into 2021, is the message that sector specialist, Thames & Kosmos is promoting as the firm releases details of a restocked portfolio of …

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Thames & Kosmos bolsters its science kits lines with Terrain Walkers and Kids First Coding & Robotics

Thames & Kosmos has bolstered its popular range of Science Kits, welcoming the Terrain Walkers to its best-selling Engineering Makerspace brand, and the arrival of the Kids First Coding & Robotics lines. “The Terrain Walkers are the latest addition to our immensely popular Engineering Makerspace range,” said Jo Drage, sales …

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LEGO launches LEGO Mindstorms Robot Inventor 5-in-1 its first product for the range in seven years

The LEGO Group has launched the first addition to the LEGO Mindstorms range in seven year with the introduction of the LEGO Mindstorms Robot Inventor 5-in-1, a build designed to help LEGO fans uncover the creative possibilities of coding. For over two decades, LEGO Mindstorms has been on a mission …

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GoldieBlox ‘returns to its roots in STEM kits’ for new toy range roll-out

GoldieBlox has released a range of four new toy kits each with the aim of making STEM concepts and learning fun and accessible for children, particularly girls, as sector that has previously been under-served in the market. Each of the new GoldieBlox products is focused on a particular building experience …

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Thames & Kosmos expands its Kids First range with Robot Factory as STEM kits maintain momentum with UK parents

Thames & Kosmos is continuing to expand its popular Kids First range with its latest addition, Robot Factory; a kit suitable for children aged five to seven that taps into the still strong demand for “good quality and re-playable STEM toys for early years primary school children.” The toy company …

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Paper Engine launches its eco-friendly Build Your Own Microscope

Paper Engine’s science toy brand Build Your Own has expanded its eco-friendly, STEM-inspired toy portfolio with the launch of its new cardboard Microscope kit, joining a range designed to encourage kids to immerse themselves in science and exploration. Build Your Own toys have been designed to help capture active imaginations …

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