With so much emphasis today on STEM and STEAM in the education of young kids, we wanted to offer some fun and innovative ways to engage your littles in the areas of science, technology, engineering (arts) and math. And with National STEM/STEAM Day just around the corner, some of the best ways to inspire a love for science, are books…starting from babies to grade school. If you’re looking for more ideas to experience STEM first hand, check out our 10 Ways to Celebrate National STEM/STEAM Day


Board Books For Babies

Baby Loves Science Board Books by Ruth Spiro

My First Coding Book by Kiki Prottsman

Baby 101: Architecture for Babies by Jonathan Litton

ABCs of Science by Chris Ferrie

Inventors Who Changed the World by Heidi Poelman

This Little Scientist: A Discovery Primer by Joan Holub


STEM Books For Pre-Schoolers

Rosie Revere, Engineer by Andrea Beaty

Young Frank, Architect by Frank Viva

The Construction Alphabet Book by Jerry Pallotta

What Do You Do With an Idea? by Kobi Yamada

The Fix-It Man by Susan Hood

Look I’m a Scientist


STEM Books for Kids 5+

The Most Magnificent Thing by Ashley Spires

Oh The Things They Invented by Bonnie Worth

Green City by Allan Drummond

Hello Ruby: Adventures in Coding by Linda Liukas

The Boo-Boos That Changed the World by Barry Wittenstein

Ada Lovelace, Poet of Science: The First Computer Programmer by Diane Stanley

Women in Chemistry by Mary Wissinger

The Kids’ Book of Simple Machines: Cool Projects & Activities that Make Science Fun! by Kelly Doudna


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