STEM Toys That Start With F

When your children come back from school excited about a show and tell session coming up in the near future, it’s up to you to help them find an interesting and classroom-appropriate item to share with their teacher and cohort.

Going through A to Z, today we’re going to be covering F STEM toys to give you a bit of inspiration!

Do bear in mind though that, although, as the parent, you should take on part of the responsibility of choosing the item, it has to be something that your child feels happy about too, so be sure to communicate with them when selecting.

STEM Toys That Start With F

Make sure to set some time together to talk with your kid about what they find like and find interesting about their toy, and some ideas on topics they may not have thought of.

This could be:

  • Why is the item unique?
  • Why/How did they get the toy?
  • Did they learn anything from it?
  • What do they like about it?

But that’s enough of a preamble! Going through this with your child is great for letting them find toys that will get their interest!

STEM Toys That Start With F

OUR TOP PICK

teytoy My First Soft Book, Nontoxic Fabric Baby Cloth Books Early Education Toys Activity Crinkle Cloth Book for Toddler, Infants and Kids Perfect for Baby Shower -Pack of 6

These fun educational books for early age groups are an accessible toy for any young child. They come in a variety of topics and bundles covering subjects like; numbers, spelling, or animals!

What They Can Talk About

  • What topics they learned about
  • Their favorite pictures
  • Their favorite book in the collection

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Manhattan Toy Making Faces 34-Piece Bilingual Emotion Toy for Kids 3 Years and Up for English and French Learning

These magnetic board puzzles teach young children about naming expressions and matching facial expressions.

The combination of funny faces is endless, and it even comes in options to help with learning other languages like French! The magnet design makes it easy to take to and from school and even on trips!

What They Can Talk About

  • The facial expressions they find funny
  • What feelings they learned
  • Any foreign words they picked up

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Learning Resources Gears! Gears! Gears! Robot Factory Building Set, 80 Pieces

This fun multi-piece set of gear arranging is perfect for kids over the age of 4 just starting to get interested in concepts like assembly.

With the endless arrangements of gears or more detailed pre-designs to follow, this set leads to hours of fun!

What They Can Talk About

  • What creations they have made
  • What gears are used for
  • Real-life examples of gear structures

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Manhattan Toy Fairytale Snuggle Fox Blankie Ultra-Soft Soothing Baby Lovey, 19' x 19'

This super cute character blanket is perfect for kids of all ages to snuggle with during nap times or story reading.

Having such a cute fox attached to the blanket gives the perfect mix of utility and fun for your kids, and they are sure to come up with a bunch of stories with their new friends!

What They Can Talk About

  • What fairy tales do they read with it
  • What they call the fox
  • When they use the blanket

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Learning Resources All About Me Family Counters, SEL, Assorted Colors and Shapes, Set of 72, Ages 3+

This 72-Piece set of different simple colorful characters lets little ones create different groups and families in any customizable way they want to.

This set is perfect for letting kids' imaginations run wild with character creation. For younger children, the set is perfect for teaching counting with easily distinguishable pieces with bright colors and different shapes.

What They Can Talk About

  • What families/groups they have come up with
  • What is their favorite color
  • Counting the pieces (for example, how many children are included in the set)

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Hatchimals Pixies, Crystal Flyers Pink Magical Flying Pixie Toy, Girl Toys, Girls Gifts for Ages 6 and up

These fun flying toys are a simple pleasure, with them flying off at the pull of a string or push of a button.

They are a perfect show and tell toy for creating a spectacle, and are a surprisingly active toy activity with chasing after the fairy a perfect use of all that extra energy!

Just make sure the delicate wings aren’t in the hands of less careful younger kids!

What They Can Talk About

  • How far they can make it fly
  • If they have named the fairy/given it a character
  • Do they play any games with it

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Aitbay Cool Math Game, Frog Balance Counting Toys for Boys & Girls Educational Number Toy Fun Children's Gift STEM Learning Age 3+ (63 PCS)

This cute set of scales is perfect for younger kids learning to visualize numbers.

With kids playing by matching the number of frogs to the weighted numbers on the other side, kids can quickly pick up early counting skills.

What They Can Talk About

  • How it helped them learn to count
  • What else scales can be used for
  • Displaying counting skills

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Fisher-Price Little People Caring for Animals Farm Playset with Smart Stages learning content for toddlers and preschool kids

While there are plenty of farm toys on the market, this Fisher-Price set is very interactive for older kids, but the pieces are big and rounded enough to be accessible to a younger demographic.

For a child who loves animals or has an interest in farm life, this set is a perfect choice!

What They Can Talk About

  • What is their favorite animal
  • What characters they have come up with
  • What their favorite part of the barn is

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Force1 Tornado LED Remote Control Car for Kids - Double Sided Fast RC Car, 4WD Off-Road Stunt Car with 360 Flips, All Terrain Tires, LEDs, Rechargeable Toy Car Batteries, and Easy Remote

This light-up remote control car is perfect for kids who can’t wait to drive and perfectly durable for those who shouldn’t be driving for a long time!

The big wheels and light-up design helps the Force1 stand out from other remote control cars and the wheels help it get over more rough surfaces and even some outdoor areas.

What They Can Talk About

  • How fast the car can go
  • Where they have raced it
  • Their favorite type of real car

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Lorfancy 200+ Fashion Designer Kits for Girls Kids Fashion Design Games Toddler DIY Activity Set Design Sketchbook Clothing Sewing Birthday Christmas Gifts

This fashion design kit contains over 200 pieces of fabric and accessories to make endless combinations of outfit ideas for your budding creatives.

With the insane possibilities this toy has, your child gets to show off their creativity!

With the level of complexity possible this toy has, it’s perfect for a wide range of age groups and can be a fun activity for parents to join in with!

What They Can Talk About

  • Show off the outfits they have made
  • Show how they make the outfits
  • Talk about what kind of outfits they are planning to make

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Craft-tastic – Fairy Potions Craft Kit – Make 9 Magical Fairy Potions

With 15 recipes and a cute cabinet to display them on, this is the perfect kit for doing with your kiddo at home, then letting them show off their creations at school.

The potions are fun and glittery to look at, making them great for presenting! Just make sure to not play with around smaller kids as they can be a choking hazard!

What They Can Talk About

  • What their ‘potions’ do
  • How they made them
  • What is their favorite potion

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Guest Dream Cinderella Dresses for Girls Toddler Princess Costume Butterfly Dress for Girls Fairy Fancy Dress Cosplay Party

Fancy dress is the perfect option for a child who loves playing with different characters. While there are plenty of options available, we’ve included a classic princess dress.

With princess characters being as popular as they are right now, especially in movies, having your little one dress up as their favorite princess for show and tell.

What They Can Talk About

  • Why do they like the character they are dressed as
  • Why do they relate to their character
  • If they came up with their own character, what inspired them

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ArtCreativity Light Up Fan Necklaces for Kids, Set of 4, Portable Cooling Fans, Batteries Included, Great Party Favor, Summer Toys for Boys and Girls, Great for Summer Trips & Sporting Events

Perfect for a summer show and tell, this electronic fan is perfect for keeping your kid entertained with the lights while also keeping them nice and cool!

With these being essential for trips in hot weather, they will get plenty of use outside the show and tell.

What They Can Talk About

  • What they like about the lights
  • Where they have used it
  • What they like about hot weather

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Automatic Bubble Machine With 5pcs Bubble Concentrate, Bubble Blower Toys for Kids,Frog Bubble Blower Machine Make Over 500 Bubbles per Minute for Birthday Party, Wedding, Indoor and Outdoor Games

A great choice for summer parties, this toy can be set up and automatically dispense bubbles for as long as it’s filled with a simple bubble mix.

A perfect toy for events like this can also create a perfect spectacle for show and tell! With the cute frog character, kids can also give the bubble machine personality.

What They Can Talk About

  • What events the bubble machine has been used at
  • How they like to play with bubbles
  • What they call the frog

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Liontouch Fencing Epee | Foam Toys for Kids (Red)

This safe version of a fencing épée is perfect for the youngster who is interested in fencing but not just old enough to start the sport.

The foam material makes it lightweight and safe, but the image on it is perfect for the imaginative kid happy to play pretend!

What They Can Talk About

  • What games they have come up to play with it
  • Show off any tricks they have come up with
  • Talk about what they like about fencing

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Wonder Wheels by Battat – Large Ferry Boat – Floating Bath Toy Boat with Cars & Realistic Propeller For Toddlers Age 1 & Up (3 Pc) – 100% Recyclable

Fancy dress is the perfect option for a child who loves playing with different characters. While there are plenty of options available, we’ve included a classic princess dress.

With princess characters being as popular as they are right now, especially in movies, having your little one dress up as their favorite princess for show and tell.

What They Can Talk About

  • Why do they like the character they are dressed as
  • Why do they relate to their character
  • If they came up with their own character, what inspired them

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Sea Creature Toys VOLNAU 14PCS Atlantic Shark Toys Ocean Sea Animals Figurines for Toddlers Kids Decorations Plastic Fish Toys Preschool Pack and Bath Sets

This collection of realistic sea life is perfect for the kid who’s interested in the creatures under the sea. There is a large variety of fish and undersea creatures from sharks to dolphins, meaning that there is something for every type of fish fanatic.

What They Can Talk About

  • What their favorite fish is
  • Are they scared of any fish
  • What fish have they seen in real life

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Oiuros 20pcs Different Cartoon Animal Finger Puppets Soft Velvet Dolls Props Toys Easter Basket Stuffers

This super cute collection of 20 high-quality fabric finger puppets animal characters is perfect for your young storytellers.

With 20 pieces included, this set is perfect for kids to help make friends and come up with stories together. And with the soft, cute designs, this set is great for kids of any age!

What They Can Talk About

  • Who their favorite puppet is
  • Have any of them got personalities
  • What stories have they come up with

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Funny Finger Painting Kit and Book Finger Drawing Toys and Picture Album Educational Tool Kit Mud Painting Washable Early Learning Toy for Birthday Kindergarten over 3 Years (12 Colors Style,1 Piece)

This artistic book and paint set encourages your child to think outside the box and paint creations in a new and accessible way. This book is the perfect activity for you to do with your child on a relaxing day to encourage creativity and unconventional imaginative thinking.

What They Can Talk About

  • How they did their favorite painting
  • Why do they like painting
  • What are some of their favorite pieces of artwork

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Joyin 3 in 1 Fire Truck Toys, Friction Powered Play Fire Rescue Car Set with Light and Sound, Including Fire Rescue Truck, Helicopter Toy, Play Ambulance, Kids Toddler Boys Girls Birthday Easter Gifts

This set of a fire truck, fire rescue helicopter, and fire van is the perfect toy set for a group of young friends to explore working together and to learn about fire rescue services.

With the 3 distinct pieces in the set, each child can feel like they have a clear, unique role to help with teamwork exercises.

What They Can Talk About

  • What they learned about fire rescue services
  • What their favorite piece in the set is
  • How they played together with friends

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Frisbees - Fun Beach Toys for Kids 8-10 Summer Fun Beach Games for Kids Adults and Family Kids Outdoor Toys for Kids Ages 4-8 Beach Game Gifts for Boys 3 5 6 7 9 Gear Accessories Stuff Items Presents

Frisbees are a classic toy and form of exercise for all age groups and if you want them to pick up the hobby at an early age, this is the perfect set.

The Frisbees selected are super lightweight making them easy for young children to play with as well as making them pain-free when caught at a high speed.

What They Can Talk About

  • What games do they like to play with Frisbees
  • How far they have thrown one
  • Their best catch

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Hamdol Princess Play Tent, Frozen Toy for Girls, Ice Castle Kids Tent Indoor and Outdoor, Large Imaginative Playhouse 51' X 40' with Carrying Bag for 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Years Old Girls Gift

With the Frozen franchise being as big as it is with children, it’s likely that you will already own some toys related to this mega-franchise.

If you’re looking for something new, however, this cute kids' playhouse/pop-up tent is perfect for any play area and suitable for both indoor and outdoor play for any little Frozen fan!

What They Can Talk About

  • Where they play with the tent
  • What they like about Frozen
  • Their favorite Frozen characters

Takeaway

So that’s a big variety of toys, beginning with F to get your little one perfectly ready for their next show and tell. What do you think will be best for them?

There is a massive variety here, but if you couldn’t find anything, hopefully, you can use these ideas as a jumping-off point!

Elena Jones

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