Subscription box services are readily available for meals, beauty products, clothing and many other products but the latest offering is focused on STEM education.

Amazon has unveiled a subscription program for educational toys for their children. The STEM Club allows parents to choose an age range of their child (3-4 years, 5-7 years or 8-13 years) and have Amazon surprise their kids with a fun toy focused on science, technology, engineering or math every month.

There are other monthly subscription boxes that offer STEM activities for kids, such as Genius Box and Tinker Crate. These boxes are more focused on experiments and  hands-on activities to teach kids about STEM, as opposed to toys.

All of these services are designed to encourage STEM learning in a fun way with the  hope that kids will become excited about possible future STEM careers early in their lives.

Written by IEEE on February 8, 2017