STEM Discovery Boxes - STEM Science for Kids

by STEM Discovery Boxes
STEM science subscription boxes for kids 7-12. Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math

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STEM Discovery Boxes - Monthly science for kids!

STEM science for kids ages 7-12. Grow your child's mind through Science, Technology, Engineering and Math. Winner of the Parents' Choice Award for Subscription Boxes. Winner of STEM Toy Expert "Best for Family Projects" subscription box. Each box includes THREE STEM projects every month! Electronics, chemistry, physics, coding, hydraulics and more!
  • Unique science kits for kids ages 7-12. STEM focused: Science, Technology, Engineering and Math
  • Winner of the Parents' Choice Award for Subscription Boxes
  • Each box includes THREE projects/experiments! ALL supplies are included!
  • Electronics, chemistry, physics, coding, hydraulics and more!

Customer Questions (10)


Q: Is there a discount to purchase a 3 month subscription? Also, is there a way to purchase as a Christmas gift but not have the 1st crate arrive until January? Asked by Bridget T., October 2021

STEM Discovery Boxes answered...October 2021

Yes, if you purchase a 3, 6 or 12 month subscription you will receive a discount. Our month-to-month boxes are $29.95/mo, our 3 month boxes are $27.95/mo, 6 months are $26.95/mo, and 12 months are $24.95/mo.
Yes, you should be able to choose which month you'd like to start when placing your order. If you do not see that option, you can place your order and then simply contact us with the month that you would like your subscription to start and we can make the adjustment for you.


Q: Can you choose to send a kit every three months instead of monthly?Asked by Hector C., November 2020

STEM Discovery Boxes answered...November 2020

Yes, you can definitely do that! Once you place your order for a 3, 6, or 12 month subscription, simply contact us with the specific months that you would like the boxes delivered. As of now I'm not sure if cratejoy offers custom ship dates for pay-per-month subscriptions, but we can do so with the 3, 6 and 12 mo. Thank you!


Q: It says 7-12. My grand child is at the upper end. Will these be challenging enough for her?Asked by Ed D., November 2020

STEM Discovery Boxes answered...November 2020

We have many teens, and parents even, who love the projects. We provide a variety of topics and difficulty levels per box. Younger kids may need help with some of the more difficult projects, but tweens and teens will be able to do them independently. Thank you!


Q: Is there a way to get a 6-month subscription that cannot be renewed? It would be a school purchase.Asked by Lucca D., November 2020

STEM Discovery Boxes answered...November 2020

Yes! You can purchase a 6 month subscription and set it to "do not renew". Thank you! STEM Discovery Boxes

Reviews (18)

My Niece Loved it!

Jan 30, 2022
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Karen W.
2 Reviews
1 Picture
Subscribed for 21 days

I gave a box to my niece as part of her Christmas gift. She had a great time following the directions and creating. We even made one kit over Skype together. Thanks!

STEM Discovery Boxes said...Jun 26, 2022

Thank you for purchasing a STEM Discovery Boxes subscription! That is awesome that you and your niece built a project together over skype. Thank you for your review!

Great for a science loving kid

Jan 04, 2022
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Tiffany D.
4 Reviews
Subscribed for 10 months

My oldest daughter impatiently waits for her box every month. Absolutely love this subscription

STEM Discovery Boxes said...Jun 26, 2022

Thank you so much for your review! We love hearing that your daughter looks forward to her box every month!

So much fun for my 7 year old!

Dec 31, 2021
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Melanie C.
1 Review
Subscribed for 2 months

We ordered these for our 7 year old son and he loves them.

STEM Discovery Boxes said...Jun 26, 2022

Thank you so much for your review! We are so happy that your son loves his STEM Discovery Boxes!

Excited Grandkids

May 24, 2021
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Deborah G.
1 Review
Subscribed for 2 months

Both my grandkids work together on the activities. They love them and look forward to them each month.

STEM Discovery Boxes said...May 24, 2021

Thank you so much for your review! We're so happy your grandkids love their STEM Discovery Boxes!

Challenging and Fun

May 06, 2021
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Keturah T.
1 Review
Subscribed for 1 month

Some of the instructions could be clearer but it gave her a challenge. Thanks!

STEM Discovery Boxes said...May 06, 2021

Thank you so much for your review. We are so happy to hear that your little STEMist enjoys the projects and experiments! We strive to provide a range of ability levels to offer activities that kids can do on their own as well as activities that adult and child can do together (kids love that type of quality time) - it's also also great for kids who enjoy doing a more challenging project on their own. We will definitely take note to your suggestion about offering more detailed instructions. We love hearing customer feedback that helps us constantly improve our product. Thank you again for taking the time to review your STEM Discovery Boxes!

Great product

Mar 09, 2021
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Mk G.
1 Review
Subscribed for 3 months

5 yr. old grandson loves these. 7 yr old granddaughter, not so much.

STEM Discovery Boxes said...Mar 10, 2021

Thank you for your feedback. We greatly appreciate it!

Thank YOU

Mar 06, 2021
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Rachelle C.
1 Review
Subscribed for 2 months

Daughter loves opening the box. She wanted to do projects right away. It was already bedtime.

STEM Discovery Boxes said...Mar 08, 2021

We are so happy to hear that! Thank you for your feedback. We greatly appreciate it! Please let us know if you ever need assistance with anything, we're always here to help!

Good Concept, but...

Apr 01, 2021
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Miya A.
1 Review
Subscribed for 4 months

My husband and I are both college graduates and he is a science nerd. Yet, we could not get some of the projects to work at all, or as expected. The directions are not always clear or detailed enough. It needs a longer format for instructions than the card to guarantee success.
We bought the Discovery Boxes as part of our science curriculum for our grand daughter who is 7. We are pandemic homeschooling. She is at the young end of the scale for this product, but since she would be doing this all with an adult, we thought the level would be acceptable. Many of the projects are not only above what she can even help with, they are also above her understand of scientific principals.
The concept is great. However, I would caution parents interested to buy in at levels where their child is in the medium to high age range suggested for the kit. I would also recommend that one adult be 'science inclined'. We kept our subscription for the school year and picked the projects we wanted to do.


Feb 25, 2021
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Heather H.
1 Review
Subscribed for 3 months

My nephew loved this

STEM Discovery Boxes said...Mar 04, 2021

That is so wonderful to hear! We hope your nephews continues to expand his love of STEM while exploring our projects and experiments! Hope you and your family have a wonderful and safe 2021!


Mar 09, 2021
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Sharon R.
1 Review
Subscribed for 2 months

Granddaughter thrilled to receive. Some projects did not assemble easily.

STEM Discovery Boxes said...Mar 09, 2021

I'm so sorry you felt that some of the projects were not easy to assemble. We purposely include a variety of ability levels in our boxes. We do this so that there are projects that even very young children can do completely on their own (giving them the feeling of independence and satisfaction in completing it independently) as well as projects that the child can do WITH an adult. We find that it's very important for an adult to be involved in the child's education. Participating with the child is not only fun for them, but also shows them that you value what they are doing. An adults presence can communicate a lot to them about the importance of the project they are involved in....

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STEM Discovery Box

STEM Discovery Box

VR GOGGLES: Immerse yourself into the high tech world of virtual reality. Create your very own VR goggles. GLOWING BOUNCY BALLS: Explore CHEMISTRY and PHYSICS while creating one-of-a-kind bouncy balls and learning about luminescence, elasticity, phosphor, potential energy and kinetic energy. BALANCE BOT: Experiment with the PHYSICS of gravity and weight distribution. Learn about the CENTER OF MASS as you engineer a rolling bot that zooms around—and never tips over!

STEM Discovery Boxes

STEM Discovery Boxes

ENGINEER A LOCKING SAFE: Explore MATH and MECHANICAL ENGINEERING by assembling your own locking safe! Build a private treasure box. SKELETAN MODEL: Learn about BONES, JOINTS, and MUSCLES while building a human skeletal model. How many bones do you have? Let’s find out GERM EXPERIMENTS: Where are germs hiding? Visually see the bacteria that can grow from the germs lurking all around you! How do germs travel and how do you get rid of them? Simulate the transfer of germs!

STEM Discovery Boxes

STEM Discovery Boxes

ELECTRIC DOUGH: Have fun creating custom, one-of-a-kind circuits with conducting dough, insulating clay, and multi-colored LED lights! HYDRAULIC DIGGER: Learn about Pascal’s Principle. Explore HYDRAULICS by engineering a digger that raises and lowers in various ways using the power of pressurized moving liquids. NON-NEWTONIAN MATTER Is it a solid? A liquid? Or Both? Learn about Non-Newtonian fluids, SUSPENSION and viscosity with this melty, gooey matter.

STEM Discovery Boxes

STEM Discovery Boxes

MAGICAL HYDROPHOBIC SAND: Explore HYDROPHOBICS while being mesmerized by its water-repelling power! Can you put sand in water and have it remain DRY when you take it out? CONSTRUCT A UV SPY FLASHLIGHT: Learn about phosphors and fluorescence as you write secret messages that can only be revealed using a special ultraviolet black light. ENGINEER A POM-POM SLINGSHOT: Experiment with ELASTIC ENERGY by making your very own pom-pom slingshot. Create a HYPOTHESIS and test it

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