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CARL: S.T.E.A.M. Kits

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The library offers Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math (S.T.E.A.M.) Kits to check out!

Here's what you'll need to know about them:

  • They are located behind the circulation desk and must be requested for at check out 
  • See which kits are available by checking out our catalog
  • Each kit has a different theme focusing on one of the letters in S.T.E.A.M., includes a book that ties into the kit's subject matter, and includes hands on learning activities 
  • There are Kits for ages PreK-3rd Grade and 4th Grade +
  • You can check out One (1) kit at a time
  • The kits check out for 2 weeks
  • Like all of our library materials, the kits will sit in quarantine for 3 days before becoming available again for checkout 

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Available S.T.E.A.M. Kits By Subject Matter

All About Magnets KitImage of the items within the kit.

This Science focused STEAM kit is a dynamic, hands-on introduction to the fascinating powers of magnets.  STEAM lessons are irresistible when you add the excitement of fun, colorful tools to scientific exploration.  Interest Grade: PK-3.  

Examine Science and Nature KitImage of the items within the kit.

This Science focused STEAM kit is packed full of amazing science facts and experiments that kids will solve to discover and share.  Then play the fun and memory-boosting game featuring essential science and nature topics or examine specimens and prepared slides under the microscope.  Interest Grade: 4+. 

All About Dinosaurs Kit Image of the items within the kit.

Explore what would happen if you looked in the mirror and saw that you had become part dino!  Enjoy imaginative play with dinosaur figures and reusable sticker scenes.  Dinosaur Escape allows kids to work together, use their memory, and incorporate simple strategy to rescue the dinos from volcanic eruption.  Interest Grade: PK-3. 

Understanding Our Universe KitImage of the items within the kit.

Learn about the position, order, size, and shape of the planets using inflatable models.  Project real images of our solar system including stars, planets and galaxies.  Explore the solar system in this science reader packed with NASA photos and space facts.  Interest Grade: PK-3.

Food and Nutrition KitImage of the items within the kit.

Get kids talking about the science of food, the five food groups, and the composition of a healthy meal.  Practice healthy meal building skills with the Healthy Helpings Game.  Learn how to garden with pretend flower pots, watering cans, a shovel, plants and vegetables.  Then develop color recognition and sorting skills with bushels of produce, and learn the nutritional value of eating the rainbow.  Interest Grade: PK-3. 

My Amazing Body Kit

From your head to your toes, the My Amazing Body kit is an introduction to anatomy and explains the important parts of your body.  The hands-on manipulatives for the heart, brain and skeleton will provide children an in-depth look into the human body and create an appreciation for everything their bodies can do.  Interest Grade: 4+.  

Circuits and Technology KitImage of the items within the kit.

This Technology focused STEAM kit explores the most amazing and awe-inspiring facts about technology and inventions throughout history. Then get active with two different games; one involving strategy, logic and coding, and the other using memory to learn about famous inventions.  Interest Grade: 4+.

Robotics and Coding KitImage of the items within the kit.

This Technology focused STEAM kit is full of fun facts about robots, computers, e-rays and other cool technology and inventions.  Then get active with the interactive coding games that keeps bodies busy wile brains gain valuable practice in sequencing, decision making and following commands just like a computer.  Interest Grade: PK-3.

Building and Design KitImage of the items within the kit.

This Engineering focused STEAM kit holds the secrets to becoming a minecrafter engineer.  After you've mastered the world of digital engineering, readers can try their hand at construction and engineering with the KEVA Brain Builders and Zoob sets that give you the tools to design and build creations to solve challenges.  Interest Grade: 4+.

Sounds, Music, and Band KitImage of the items within the kit.

This Art focused STEAM kit joins Mickey and his friends as they make their own parade using household items that can be used to make musical instruments.  Play along and create fun songs using the band equipment provided to encourage creative play and to help children experience the fun of making music.  Interest Grade: PK-3. 

Yoga for Mindfulness Kit 

Namaste should be in every child's vocabulary.  This kit is a delightful introduction that encourages teamwork and healthy physical activity.  Designed to encourage children to experiment with basic yoga poses and build confidence using two engaging games for multiple players.  Interest Grade: PK-3. 

Money, Math, and Economics Kit

The Money, Math & Economics Kit introduces the concept of money recognition, money management, and math skills using play money in hands-on okay environment.  The kit encourages interactive play to help children buy, sell and learn the value of money and teach basic financial literacy concepts.  The Penworthy Prebound book explains in simple language and with colorful graphics basic laws of supply and demand.  Interest Grade: PK-3.

Ready, Set, Kindergarten Kit

Preparing for school doesn't need to be a chore.  The Ready, Set, Kindergarten kit is a comprehensive collection of activities and hands-on tools designed to spark curiosity while learning age appropriate subjects.  Each component will help develop problem solving and fine motor skills disguised as fun.  Interest Grade: PK-3. 

Available S.T.E.A.M. Kits By Interest Grade Level

Ready, Set, Kindergarten Kit

Preparing for school doesn't need to be a chore.  The Ready, Set, Kindergarten kit is a comprehensive collection of activities and hands-on tools designed to spark curiosity while learning age appropriate subjects.  Each component will help develop problem solving and fine motor skills disguised as fun.  Interest Grade: PK-3. 

 

 


All About Magnets KitImage of the items within the kit.

This Science focused STEAM kit is a dynamic, hands-on introduction to the fascinating powers of magnets.  STEAM lessons are irresistible when you add the excitement of fun, colorful tools to scientific exploration.  Interest Grade: PK-3.  

 

 


All About Dinosaurs Kit Image of the items within the kit.

Explore what would happen if you looked in the mirror and saw that you had become part dino!  Enjoy imaginative play with dinosaur figures and reusable sticker scenes.  Dinosaur Escape allows kids to work together, use their memory, and incorporate simple strategy to rescue the dinos from volcanic eruption.  Interest Grade: PK-3.    

 

 


Understanding Our Universe KitImage of the items within the kit.

Learn about the position, order, size, and shape of the planets using inflatable models.  Project real images of our solar system including stars, planets and galaxies.  Explore the solar system in this science reader packed with NASA photos and space facts.  Interest Grade: PK-3.

 

 


Food and Nutrition KitImage of the items within the kit.

Get kids talking about the science of food, the five food groups, and the composition of a healthy meal.  Practice healthy meal building skills with the Healthy Helpings Game.  Learn how to garden with pretend flower pots, watering cans, a shovel, plants and vegetables.  Then develop color recognition and sorting skills with bushels of produce, and learn the nutritional value of eating the rainbow.  Interest Grade: PK-3. 

 

 


Robotics and Coding KitImage of the items within the kit.

This Technology focused STEAM kit is full of fun facts about robots, computers, e-rays and other cool technology and inventions.  Then get active with the interactive coding games that keeps bodies busy wile brains gain valuable practice in sequencing, decision making and following commands just like a computer.  Interest Grade: PK-3.

 

 


Sounds, Music, and Band KitImage of the items within the kit.

This Art focused STEAM kit joins Mickey and his friends as they make their own parade using household items that can be used to make musical instruments.  Play along and create fun songs using the band equipment provided to encourage creative play and to help children experience the fun of making music.  Interest Grade: PK-3. 

 

 


Yoga for Mindfulness Kit

Namaste should be in every child's vocabulary.  This kit is a delightful introduction that encourages teamwork and healthy physical activity.  Designed to encourage children to experiment with basic yoga poses and build confidence using two engaging games for multiple players.  Interest Grade: PK-3. 

 

 


Money, Math, and Economics Kit

The Money, Math & Economics Kit introduces the concept of money recognition, money management, and math skills using play money in hands-on okay environment.  The kit encourages interactive play to help children buy, sell and learn the value of money and teach basic financial literacy concepts.  The Penworthy Prebound book explains in simple language and with colorful graphics basic laws of supply and demand.  Interest Grade: PK-3.

Building and Design KitImage of the items within the kit.

This Engineering focused STEAM kit holds the secrets to becoming a minecrafter engineer.  After you've mastered the world of digital engineering, readers can try their hand at construction and engineering with the KEVA Brain Builders and Zoob sets that give you the tools to design and build creations to solve challenges.  Interest Grade: 4+.

 

 


Circuits and Technology KitImage of the items within the kit.

This Technology focused STEAM kit explores the most amazing and awe-inspiring facts about technology and inventions throughout history. Then get active with two different games; one involving strategy, logic and coding, and the other using memory to learn about famous inventions.  Interest Grade: 4+.

 

 


Examine Science and Nature KitImage of the items within the kit.

This Science focused STEAM kit is packed full of amazing science facts and experiments that kids will solve to discover and share.  Then play the fun and memory-boosting game featuring essential science and nature topics or examine specimens and prepared slides under the microscope.  Interest, Grade: 4+. 

 

 


My Amazing Body Kit

From your head to your toes, the My Amazing Body kit is an introduction to anatomy and explains the important parts of your body.  The hands-on manipulatives for the heart, brain and skeleton will provide children an in-depth look into the human body and create an appreciation for everything their bodies can do.  Interest Grade: 4+.  

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