As the colder months approach, it’s a safe bet we’ll all be hunkering down at home with the kids a lot more often. If you’re starting to wonder how the kids will stay busy (and you’ll stay sane) during all those inside hours, we’ve got the answer. Rather than going overboard with screen time, consider a new kit from KiwiCo. Known for their hands-on projects that encourage kids to think creatively, we looked through their offerings and came up with 15 awesome kits kids are sure to love. From bath bombs to walking robots, keep reading to discover them all. 

Kits for Kids Ages 2-4

Space Search

A space-themed sensory kit for kids ages 2+.

Buy it here, $24.95.

Neighborhood Fun

Water paint kit for kids ages 2+.

Buy it here, $24.95.

Little Artist

A paint and sculpture kit for kids ages 3+.

Buy it here, $24.95. 

Kits for Kids Ages 5-8

Planet Bath Bombs

A fun spa experiment for kids ages 5+.

Buy it here, $19.95. 

Marble Timer

This STEM kit even tells time! For kids ages 5+.

Buy it here, $24.95.

Science of Cooking: Bread & Butter

Discover the science of cooking with this kit for kids ages 5+.

Buy it here, $19.95. 

Explore Geography

Learn navigational skills with this kit for kids ages 6+.

Buy it here, $24.95.

Cannonball Launcher

Shoot foam cannonballs after building this kit for kids ages 7+.

Buy it here, $24.95.

Kits for Kids Ages 9-11

Volcano Slime

A popular experiment in chemistry for kids ages 9+.

Buy it here, $14.95.

Screen Printing

Print your own graphic on fabric with this kit for kids ages 9+.

Buy it here, $20.95.

Drift Motorcycle

Experiment with friction with this kit for kids ages 9+.

Buy it here, $24.95.

Light-Up Wire Art

Make your own neon light with this kit for kids ages 9+.

Buy it here, $34.95.

Walking Robot

Use this kit to build a robot that walks! For kids ages 9+

Buy it here, $24.95.

Kits for Kids Ages 12+

Paper Circuits

Peek into the world of electricity with this kid for kids ages 11 & up. 

Buy it here, $24.95. 

 

 

Punch Needle Pillow

Explore textile art with this advanced kit for kids ages 14+.

Buy it here, $34.95.

—Gabby Cullen

All images courtesy of KiwiCo

 

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