Educational 11th Birthday Gifts
Warning - Educational 11 birthday gifts: Baking soda and red food coloring not included!
Surprise and wow your tiny scientist with these awesome toys for 11 year olds. There is a lot of fun to be had and experiments to preform in these cool and educational kits and educational gift ideas. They'll be making things, discovering things and hopefully learning tons! The gift of education is one that never goes unappreciated.
Thames and Kosmos Air-Stream Machines Science Kit
The Thames and Kosmos Air-Stream Machines Science Kit uses nothing but air power and some AA batteries to make magic happen. This excellent science gift for kids gets them to build a working hovercraft and many other air-driven vehicles - they can glide across flat waters or smooth floors, on cushions of air.
Laser Maze Logic Game and STEM Toy
My 10 year old son is obsessed with this game. He loves figuring out each maze. It makes him use problem solving skills and logic. This is a great toy for an only child whose parents can't entertain the child every minute. He choses this over video games! Now that is saying something.
This logic game is super easy to learn and poses many challenges for kids. The ThinkFun Laser Maze (Class 1) Logic Game and STEM Toy for Boys and Girls is a laser maze, that builds reasoning and planning skills with its multilevel challenges, and provides a stealth learning experience for young players. It makes a fantastic science gift for kids who love lasers and problem-solving games.
GeoSafari Micropro 48-Piece Microscope Set
This is really good value for the money and my daughter loves it. Seems easy enough to use, and the kit that comes with it is great, allowing for beginner exploration to spark the imagination and a desire for more.
Not a toy, but rather a scientific instrument, the Educational Insights GeoSafari Micropro 48-Piece Microscope Set makes a fantastic science gift for kids. The glass eyepieces and power settings provide users with superior precision viewing (from 50x to 600x), and high-quality components make this microscope set great for learning science.
Snap Circuits Jr. Electronics Exploration Kit
These are Great for teaching young children are older children or anybody even about electricity about energy , about sensors about solar about how cameras work . This will be perfect for any parent to buy a child and teach their child all about electricity. I would consider it the number one way to teach a child about electricity. Quality product.
Kids can learn electronics by seeing firsthand how electrical circuits run the everyday devices they're familiar with. The Snap Circuits Jr. SC-100 Electronics Exploration Kit does that, and that's why it makes an excellent science gift for kids. This kit features over 30 components that can be used to create 101 different electronic projects, like the creation of a sound-activated switch, a voice-controlled lamp, a musical doorbell, a flying saucer, and a light police siren.
Lego Chain Reactions Science & Building Kit
Ideal present - easy to make and lots of fun for techy minded kids. It is basically a series of small projects that link together to a larger 'Chain Reaction'.
Young LEGO lovers will adore the Lego Chain Reactions Science & Building Kit. This fantastic instructional book comes with 33 LEGO elements, 6 LEGO balls, 8 paper ramps, 1 paper funnel, 2 pop-up paper signs, and more. The 80-page book makes a fabulous 8th birthday gift - it has crystal clear instructions for children to build over 10 fantastic moving machines with their own legos and the ones included.
Snap Circuits Sound Electronics Exploration Kit
My 9 year old son absolutely loves Snap Circuits. He loves to use the instruction book to build/make different designs and has started to explain to me how all the parts fit to make a circuit. I have to admit I'm clueless at how to make any of those but he is obsessed with them and plays with them all the time. They also are very durable.
This amazing sound exploration kit includes DIY projects where kids can understand the nature of sound and build their own instruments. Snap Circuits Sound Electronics Exploration Kit is a lovely science gift for kids who like music, especially. It features a keyboard with an optical theremin and includes echo effects, color changing light, voice recorder, and changer.
NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC Dino Fossil Dig Kit
Good fun for my 8 year old, he was very excited to fun actual fossils in the kit. I had hoped it would take him more than an hour to deal with it, but money well spent nevertheless.
Everyone knows a kid who will go nuts when they see a real dinosaur fossil. The NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC Dino Fossil Dig Kit is one of the best science gifts for kids - it features 3 genuine dinosaur fossils: a dinosaur bone, mosasaur tooth, and dinosaur poop. This educational adventure allows children to dig up these fossils in some hands-on exploration and start their rock collection (if they didn’t have one already)..
Nature Bound Bug Catcher with Habitat Bucket
Such a fun kit. Lots of nice containers and tools for catching bugs. Good quality plastic containers.
The Nature Bound Bug Catcher with Habitat Bucket and 7 Piece Nature Exploration Set includes bug tongs, net, pipette, magnifying glass, tweezers, activity booklet, a storage bucket, and more. It makes a lovely science gift for kids who love to stay in contact with nature and to study bugs. The colorful activity booklet also teaches kids about various kinds of insects, which helps them learn biology concepts early on.
NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC Mega Crystal Growing Lab
Excellent crystal yield and the colors remain vibrant for a longer period than most kits. Materials provided were high quality. Sample stones provided were also really cool and a nice touch.
Did you know crystals can grow? With the NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC Mega Crystal Growing Lab, kids can watch it happen. This fantastic science gift for kids allows them to grow crystals in 8 different colors in a super easy way - they just need water and the two ingredients included on the lab kit. The kit also features a night light display, where kids can show off their 5 favorite home-grown crystals.
Primary Science Lab Activity Set
This minilab is the cutest science gift for kids out there! With the Learning Resources Primary Science Lab Activity Set, kids will explore and experiment with real science tools, but suitable for little hands. This colorful set for beginners includes a beaker, a funnel, test tubes, magnifying glass, and more, all made of durable plastic. The kit also features some cards with fun, easy-to-do experiments .
Marvin's Magic Quirkology - Mind Games
This box surpassed my already high expectations. There is a generous amount of tricks/activities in the box and they are extremely varied, not two activities are the same.
Marvin's Magic Quirkology - Mind Games is a fantastic collection of interactive science stunts and illusions that will mess with a kid's mind - in a fun way, of course! This is an excellent 11th birthday gift for any kid who loves some brain-teasing fun. It features many possible tricks, like the hypnotizing spinning disk, picture cards, a vanishing elephant trick, and mind-reading tricks.
Gskyer Telescope, German Technology Telescope
Bought this as a gift for a very good friend. She was so excited. Telescope was packaged well. Has a very nice carrying case. Lens are each in a case of their own. Very fast delivery ,well packed easy to set up works well ,the grandkids and i just love it
Kids deserve a high-quality telescope to see meteor showers. The Gskyer Telescope, AZ50350 German Technology Telescope is a wonderful gift for kids who love to stargaze. It features 50mm large aperture lens that makes the images brighter and more precise, two replaceable eyepieces and a 3x Barlow lens. The carrying bag is great to keep out dust or to take the telescope and tripod on stargazing travel.
DNA Replication and Transcription Set
I purchased this kit for my son's biology class. It was a big hit and he ended up leaving the display for future class. This is a fun, versatile set that can help students learn about DNA structure.
The K’NEX Education – DNA Replication and Transcription Set is a fabulous way that kids can learn about the different molecules and bonds that form DNA and RNA. This fantastic 11th birthday gift idea features 500 sturdy plastic pieces, a turn-key Teacher’s Guide, and a handy red storage tray. This hands-on, screen-free activity can be played by two or three children at the same time.
NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC Hobby Rock Tumbler Kit
Works really well and my daughter is having great fun choosing stones from the beach and garden to polish. I was very happy with my purchase of a 'Hobby Rock Tumbler' first stage results were impressive I now look forward to the next and final stages. The kit was complete with a selection of semi precious stones, 4x grit grades and easy to follow instructions.
The NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC Hobby Rock Tumbler Kit gets kids to enhance their rock collection or to start a new one. This fantastic science gift for kids includes a tumbler, sifter, learning guide, four polishing grits, plus nine types of real rough gemstones. This tumbler makes even the most irregular rocks look like dazzling gemstones with a simple, one-touch setting.
AppScope Quick Attach Microscope
Kids who love science and understanding of how the world works will treasure the AppScope Quick Attach Microscope. This adorable science gift for kids features a microscope that attaches to any smart phone or tablet. When attached, it has the ability to magnify items up to 30x their regular size so that kids can take pictures from their phones!
Avengers Hero Inventor Kit
My daughters and I have spent a couple hours experimenting with the Inventor Kit, and have had a great time. The companion app is intuitive and walks you through all of the steps of creating circuits, testing them, and then customizing them.
A fun gift for kids who love the Avengers movies, this toy turns them into superheroes. Suitable from age 8 through to 15, kids will be able to create unique superhero identities and powers, with electronic building blocks that snap together to turn circuits into inventions.
LEGO MINDSTORMS Robot Kit with Remote Control
This is an awesome set and a big hit with the kids. Instructions are well laid out and easy to follow. Great Kit with Huge Learning Opportunity
One of the best available stem gifts for kids, the LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 31313 Robot Kit with Remote Control for Kids, allows them to build and code a fully-functional robot that walks, talks, and even plays games and completes tasks. This STEM toy gets everyone to build a robot and learn about engineering.
Amazing Bacteria Science Kit
This kit is a good basic kit for growing bacteria. Instructions are clear and easy to follow. My daughter loved this and she said it made her feel like a "real scientist" because she was using real science supplies. High quality kit with plenty of swabs and droppers for sampling surfaces.
Teens who are into microbiology or just want to have a great science fair project will love the Amazing Bacteria Science Kit. This fun gift lets them to see bacteria and fungi grow. The plates for bacteria growth are covered with a thick agar surface, which prevents them from cracking and drying, while also feeding the microbes that kids want to study.
Nancy B's Science Club AquaScope Journal
Got it for a birthday kid who dreams about to become a marine biologist. Awesome educations and fun toy. Comes with a journal (pictures, projects and notes). Kid was supper happy and looking forward to explore the marine life!
With the Educational Insights Nancy B's Science Club AquaScope and Activity Journal, kids can explore the wonders of life underwater without getting wet. This excellent science gift for kids will get them to head to the shore and explore with a telescoping underwater viewer with 5x magnification featuring built-in LED lights, a ruler, and a thermometer.
littleBits Rule Your Room Kit
It has a lot of potential, and it's very versatile. It's a great creative toy. You can make art out of it. You can use it to build. The sky's the limit.
This fantastic invention kit minimizes screen time for both kids and teens - any child wanting to take some control over their room will love it. The littleBits Rule Your Room Kit helps kids and teens develop engineering and problem-solving skills while creating interactive inventions that combine the kit with anything they already own. This fun gift for teens inspires them to make many inventions but gives them step-by-step instructions for 8 of them, with a bonus challenge.
GoldieBlox and The Spinning Machine
Great idea/concept of matching story with the toy. I love that it encourages little girls to get involved with building and things that are typically deemed “boy“ activities. I love it so much I gave it to my niece for Christmas too!
The lovely science gift for kids introduces the real-life STEM concept of a belt drive. GoldieBlox and The Spinning Machine features GoldieBloc, the world's first girl engineer character. It makes a fantastic gift for kids, who will learn some engineering concepts and principles through screen-free play. This award-winning toy features 34 pieces, including a 49-page storybook, 5 animal figurines, and 9 additional build ideas.
14-in-1 Educational Solar Robot
Amazingly engineered, terribly manufactured. The amount of stuff you can do with this is amazing. Someone was exceptionally smart when they engineered this. You can make so many different gear trains, it's crazy complex, it's an engineering marvel how many different things you can make with little plastic parts.
Kids and teens will love the 14-in-1 Educational Solar Robot. This excellent fifteenth birthday gift gets a future engineer to build a robot that can be used in 14 different modes. With this robot, teens will learn about robotics and solar energy right in their home. The robot works on land or water, depending on the mode - it’s exciting and fun to see how it behaves in different environments.
The Boys' Book of Survival
A present for a young teen, this book really tells you how survive everything. Take my word. I read a lot of it. if you are not a boy scout then this is a good standby.
The "Boys' Book of Survival: How to Survive Anything, Anywhere" (Best at Everything) is a hardcover handbook that makes a fantastic 11th birthday gift for an adventurous child that might want to know how to survive a man-eating tiger, being stuck in quicksand, a shopping trip with their mom, a school dance, and more!
4M Tin Can Robot
It was easy to put together - I should say the level of challenge was appropriate. It is a cute finished product.
A fabulous 11th birthday gift for aristicl kids, the 4M Tin Can Robot teaches how to repurpose a used can into a fun and functional robot. The kit contains all the necessary parts to create a silly robot, a motorized monster, or both. All you need is an empty soda can, and kids will learn the value of recycling through fun.
Educational Insights GeoSafari Jr. Talking Globe
If you are looking for a way for your kids to learn more about the world, then this is the toy to get. It is so colorful and actually fun to use. My kids are learning more than just geography. They are also learning about animals, nature, and even how many miles are between different cities.
The Educational Insights GeoSafari Jr. Talking Globe is a fabulous 11th birthday gift for any young geography lover! This talking globe is interactive, and kids can choose where they want to go by using a smart stylus pen with a built-in speaker. The fascinating world of geography, nature, and animals is at the fingertips with this fantastic learning toy for curious little folks.
My First Lab Duo-Scope Microscope
Good starter microsope for kids. Overall it is easy to use, you can look at simple things like stones, metal coin and also hair and bits of skin, but the fun is to watch very small items, although you need patience in preparing the samples, or just save time and get a pre-made set with most of the nice samples ready to be looked at.
This award-winning microscope is the ultimate 11th birthday gift for the budding scientist. The My First Lab Duo-Scope Microscope allows kids to look at 3D objects like rocks and leaves, as well as to view microscope slides. This kit comes with everything needed for some fun when the box is opened. It includes many accessories likes 5 plain slides, 4 prepared slides, 1 concavity slide, cover glass, plastic dropper, lens paper, slide labels, forceps, and many more accessories.