Games & Activity Kits

 

Have You Seen Our STEM Backpack Kits?

Grab your library card and check out one of our STEM Backpack Kits
These kits are a great way to create learning opportunities at home!

The following kits are available for checkout in the Children’s Room:

AmScope Binocular Microscope with Extensive Slide Preparation Kit and Book

AmScope high powered binocular microscope.  Accessories include 25 prepared slides, slide preparation kit and a book, The World of the Microscope.

 

 Anatomy Lab – Human Body Model, Quiz Cards and Book

Kit contains a 12” human body model with 6 removable organs, 32 quiz cards and a book, Human Body.

 

 

 Bird Watching Binoculars, Bird Identifier and Book

Bird watching kit contains Identiflyer Lyric to identify bird songs, 5 song cards, binoculars and a book, Young Birder’s Guide to Birds of North America.

 

 

 Bounty Hunter Metal Detector and Book

The Bounty Hunter Tracker IV Metal Detector will detect all kinds of metal from iron relics, coins and household items to precious metals like silver and gold. Includes book, Treasure Hunter’s Handbook.

 

 Celestron Travel Telescope and Book

The Celestron Travel Scope 70 can go anywhere and it’s great for viewing wildlife or terrestrial objects.  Includes book, 50 Things to See with a Telescope.

Cubelets – Twelve Robot Blocks

Cubelets are modular robotics blocks.  Kit includes a Robot Builders’ Handbook and 11 challenge cards.

 

 Liquid Discovery Tubes and Book

Liquid Discovery kit includes 4 tubes that are perfect for learning about gravity, density, currents, and buoyancy and 3 color discovery tubes.

 

 

 Makey Makey – Invention Kit and Book

Makey Makey turns everyday objects like bananas into touchpads. Connect the world around you to your computer. No software to install and it works with Mac and Windows. Includes two books, Makey Makey and 20 Makey Makey Projects for the Evil Genius.

 

Snap Circuits Deluxe Snap Rover

Using a circuit board on wheels, you can build and program this rover to do all kinds of electronic tricks.

 

 Snap Circuits Electronics Discovery Kit

Have fun learning all about electronics with this Electronics Exploration Kit. You can build over 300 exciting projects.

 Wonder Workshop Dash & Dot Robot Wonder Pack

Dash & Dot Robots are real robots for children that make learning to code fun!  Requires Apple, Android or Kindle Fire device.


The purchase of these backpack kits was made possible thanks to federal funds provided by the Institute of Museum and Library Services and administered by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.

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