Thankfully, there is a huge selection of science kits for kids available online and in stores. We’ve been lucky enough to try out each of these science kits, and have been very impressed with the quality – both of the product and of the experience that it provided for the kids.
There are so many science kits for kids on the market, it’s hard to separate the ones that are educational and fun from the ones that are duds. Here are my picks for the top science kits on the market for 2016. I’ve added links so you can compare prices for the kits online, but many of these sets are also sold at stores, like Toys R Us, Michaels, Wal-Mart, Target, etc.
These science kits for kids offer a range of engaging and educational experiments for different age levels, from the youngest scientists to younger teens, designed to encourage learning through fun.
If you know someone with an interest in forensic cop shows, detective science fingerprint kits for kids might be a good present. It is an activity that will keep them busy for periods of time while teaching them to be patient and persistent as they imitate their favorite TV investigator. The age for these kits should be at least 8 to 10 years of age. These kits contain real powders used to reveal latent fingerprints.