Toys That Start With Letter Y (STEM Show and Tell)

STEM Toys That Start With Y

One thing you can do as a parent to help prepare your child is to get them comfortable and confident in what they are presenting.

Show and tell is a great way for your child to build confidence in their presenting skills as well as they can easily talk about something they are passionate about and makes them feel more confident to do so in the future about a broader range of topics.

So try your best to make sure to set some time together to talk with your child about what they enjoy about their toy, and what they might think their friends and teacher might appreciate about it.

This could be:

  • Why did they choose their toy?
  • Why do they like it?
  • Why is it different from other choices?
  • Did they learn anything from it?

But now on with the list! Going through this article with your children is a perfect way to let them find toys that they will have a natural attraction to and will enjoy presenting on.

Prepare to see a lot of Yellow!

STEM Toys That Start With Y


FirstTrends Grogu Mandalorian Smart Watch

Featuring the popular Star Wars character baby Yoda, this smart watch features a bunch of fun and educational features.

Teaching your child to tell the time at an early age is a very important skill to pick up and will help them get a head start in their education.

This particular watch can tell the time, count steps, take photos, and play some simple games.

Being a wearable toy as well it will be hard for your kid to forget to bring this toy into school.

What They Can Talk About

  • How long did it take them to learn to tell time?
  • What is their preferred method? (analog, digital, 24 hour, 12 hour)
  • Why do they like baby Yoda?


Duncan Toys Limelight LED Light-Up Yo-Yo, Beginner Level Yo-Yo with LED Lights, Mystery Color

This classic toy remains timeless and is a big hobby for even older kids and can be started at a very young age.

Games and tricks played on a yo yo require concentration, practice, and determination.

This toy comes in a massive array of designs and quality, meaning you can easily find something to match your child’s taste.

What They Can Talk About

  • What tricks they can do
  • Any tricks they want to learn
  • How long have they been playing for


Zomiboo Duck Stuffed Animals with 4 Little Baby Duck Plush Toys 5 Pieces Soft Duck Playset Plushies with Zipper Pouch for Toddlers Kids Boys Girls

This absolutely adorable yellow duck plush set is a perfect toy for younger kids.

The ingenious design features 5 little ducklings which can be zipped and stored inside the bigger fully grown duck plush.

This toy is perfect for a child interested in animals or is just a big fan of ducks.

What They Can Talk About

  • Why do they like ducks?
  • What have they named the ducks?
  • When do ducks lay ducklings?


This spinner and card game is great for active youngsters and can be played with adults as well for a great bonding opportunity.

Great for active kids, this spin on twister is also a great activity to get the whole class involved with during a show and tell, having an active presentation is a great way to get kids involved and engaged.

What They Can Talk About

  • What is their favorite yoga pose?
  • How long have they been doing yoga for?
  • Who they like playing the game with


Carrera RC - Officially Licensed Super Mario Flying Yoshi 2.4Ghz 2-Channel Rechargeable Remote Control Helicopter Drone Toy with Easy to Fly Gyro System

This cute remote control propeller toy of the popular Super Mario character Yoshi is a perfect toy for any young fan of the video game series.

With the iconic gaming mascot character taking the form of a flying toy, it is a great way to show off at a show and tell.

It is also a good way to teach your kid about remote controls and spur conversations about electronics.

What They Can Talk About

  • Why do they like Yoshi?
  • What tricks can they do?
  • How far can it fly?


This trading card game gained popularity in the late 90s, and while it may seem a little overcomplicated to some parents, it is a perfect way to increase your kid's reading comprehension and basic math skills.

The game requires lots of reading and some slightly above average math skills, and if these skills can be gained in a way they enjoy, the better for both of you!

It’s also a great way to encourage kids to make friends, and the detailed artwork makes the game appealing to a wide range of age groups.

What They Can Talk About

  • What is their favorite card?
  • Who do they like playing against?
  • Have they learned anything by playing the game?


AKUDY Stretch Wrap Heavy Duty, 55 Gauge High Performance Stretch Film Replaces 80 Gauge Low Films, Clear Hand Stretch Wrap, Love Yellow…

These toys have become a massive sensation in recent years and are popular with a massive range of kids.

This fiddle toy is perfect for kids who struggle to concentrate or prefer to have their hands busy.

The popping dimples create a fun feeling for kids, and the tough rubber material makes them durable for younger kids.

And with so many on the market, it should be easy to find lots of choices in yellow for this awkward letter.

What They Can Talk About

  • Where did they get it
  • How does it help them
  • Why did they choose this design


This cool design for a pullback-powered car toy is great for any young motor enthusiast.

The toy has a satisfying feedback from pulling back to flying forward and can pull off loads of cool tricks if your kid is creative enough.

With the big wheels, it is great for playing with outdoors, and with this, your child can make an endless variety of outdoor courses.

What They Can Talk About

  • How fast can it go?
  • How far they have been able to make it jump
  • What kind of creative courses have they made for it?


Tonka Steel Classics Mighty Dump Truck, Toy Truck, Real Steel Construction, Ages 3 and Up, Frustration-Free Packaging (FFP) , Yellow

These infamously indestructible toy trucks are just as popular as ever in their classic yellow color scheme.

The bright trucks come in a variety of designs and different vehicles, but nearly always in that oh so important yellow.

The toys became famous for how hard they were to break, so they are perfect for even the more destructive children.

What They Can Talk About

  • Where have they played with it?
  • Why did they choose their vehicle?
  • What games do they play with it?


Toysmith Hatchin' Grow Yeti, Just Add Water, Fun DIY Kit, 6913 Small

This interactive hatching toy is the perfect experiment to do in front of a class.

By just adding water to this toy, a cute yeti breaks out of the cartoonish mountain and when submerged will grow up to 4 times its original size.

As well as being a fun spectacle, this is also a great opportunity to research and present the science behind the reaction.

What They Can Talk About

  • Why do they like yetis?
  • Where did the urban legend come from?
  • The science behind the reaction


SpiceBox Beginners Spool Knitting Kit for Kids, Make Your Own Animals, Spool Yarn Knit Set, DIY Arts and Crafts, Children's Creative Activity, 19 Projects

This creative yarn kit is a great hobby for your child to learn for a show and tell. This kit comes with materials and instructions for 19 cute designs.

It is incredibly impressive for a kid to pick up a skill for a show and tell, and the art form of making yarn creatures can be carried on as a fun hobby with plenty of opportunity for creative expression.

What They Can Talk About

  • What is their favorite design that they made
  • What design do they want to go on to create
  • How long did it take them to learn yarn crafting


LEGO DUPLO Town Submarine Adventure 10910 Building Kit (24 Pieces)

This charming Duplo yellow submarine set is perfect for younger kids not ready for more complex construction games.

This set is great for young children to complete, and I’m sure a fun activity to be done with both parents and kids.

The set allows them to show off their creativity and ability to follow instructions.

What They Can Talk About

  • How long did it take to assemble?
  • What is their favorite part of the set?
  • Are there any more Duplo sets they want to put together?


Force1 Velocity X H102 LED RC Boat - Remote Control Boat for Pools or Lakes with Bright LED Lights, Fast RC Boat for Adults and Kids 20+ mph, 4 channel 2.4GHZ Remote Control, Rechargeable Boat Battery

This water-based remote control toy is perfect if you have a large enough body of water to try it on. Even just floating it in a bath or a sink shows off its sleek design.

However, it is more fragile than a lot of the other products on this list, so it probably is not the best choice for younger or less delicate kids.

What They Can Talk About

  • Where they have played with it
  • How far can it go?
  • How easy it is to learn how to control?


Playz Yummy Lip Balm Makeup Arts & Craft Kit to Create Fruity Lipstick, Shimmering Balms, & Solar Lip Screens Using Science Experiments for Girls, Teens, Teenagers & Kids Ages 8+

This yummy lip balm kit is a great choice for creative kids interested in the creation process behind products like cosmetics.

This kit allows for maximum customization with different flavors, colors, and scents included.

As well as this the kit has a focus on educational elements like the importance of SPF, which can be an interesting topic for your youngster to include in their presentation.

What They Can Talk About

  • What kind of lip balm have they made
  • What is their favorite flavor, color, or scent?
  • What is the importance of SPF in cosmetics?


LeapFrog Phonics Fun Animal Bus

Perfect for younger kids, this educational leapfrog toy focuses on teaching kids about phonics and different pronunciation.

The light-up design with its electronic sounds makes it perfectly clear to younger kids the sounds of different phonics and make it a great choice for a class presentation.

What They Can Talk About

  • How different phonics sound
  • Any phonics they struggle to pronounce
  • What they have learned


Yvolution Y Fliker Air A1 Scooter 3 Wheels Foldale Wiggle Scooter Self-Propelling Drifting Scooter for Boys and Girls Age 5-8 Years Old(Pink)

This bigger toy, while more of an investment, is a perfect toy for active kids and a great long-term hobby.

The small vehicle features a trendy Y-shaped design, making it easier for kids to balance themselves.

The particular design linked is also foldable, making it perfect for taking it on trips and also super convenient for taking into class for a show and tell.

What They Can Talk About

  • How long have they been scooting for
  • Why they chose the color they have
  • Where is the coolest place they have been on their scooter


Binoculars for Kids 8x21high Resolution Birdwatching Binoculars Children's Gifts Outdoor Games(Yellow)

These cute child-friendly binoculars are perfect for a variety of different hobbies.

The soft rubber eyepiece makes it hard for children to hurt themselves if they fall over while using them.

The bulky design also makes it hard to break them, making them great for even the most accident-prone children.

What They Can Talk About

  • How far they can see with them
  • What’s the most interesting thing they can see with them?
  • What kind of hobbies are possible with binoculars? (e.g. birdwatching, nature watching)


Agoigo Kids Waterproof Camera Christmas Birthday Festival Gifts for Boys Girls Age 3-9, Mini Digital Cameras for Children, Portable Toddler Toys for 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Years Old with 32GB Card (Yellow)

Photography is an easy hobby for kids to pick up, but with most cameras now just built into smartphones, it is hard to trust kids to take photos on such valuable devices.

This cute yellow camera is the perfect solution.

The dedicated camera can take good-quality digital photos while also being sturdy enough to survive children, and it’s also waterproof, so perfect for kids who love swimming or getting their toys wet.

What They Can Talk About

  • Why are they interested in photography
  • What are the favorite photos they have taken
  • What would they like to take photos of


So I bet that there are more toys beginning with Y than you thought were out there! I hope this article has been able to give you plenty of STEM ideas and something you can hopefully use for your child's next show and tell!

Elena Jones

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