Build awe-inspiring Tinker Crate projects and explore the science of gears, friction, and projectiles. Ages 9-16+
Engineer a hand-cranked, wooden automaton that makes a marble climb stairs. Explore the gears and cams that make the mechanics work.
Engineer 3 wooden animals to explore the mechanics of friction!
Build a ballista and experiment with aiming and launching!
Discover hands-on fun with Kiwi Crate and dive into the science of mechanics, motion, and solving puzzles. Ages 5-8+
Build a launcher and explore physics by sending disks zooming across the room! Use the launcher to create and play a game with your new flying toys.
Learn about the constellations in the night sky and then imagine and design your own! Play with planetary gears and use them to engineer a model system of the Sun, Earth, and Moon.
Robots and Coding
Build and decorate your own friendly robot buddy. Create a robot rabbit with a customizable track to run along. Write programs to solve puzzles and send your robot along a path.
Explore amazing reactions with 3 lab kits. Build, experiment, and learn the science of chemistry. Ages 14+. Ships via Ground Shipping to contiguous United States only.
Engineer a clock that runs on just saltwater and strips of metal and conduct 2 experiments.
Explore UV light and mix up 3 solutions that glow in the dark. Explore the chemistry of fluorescence, phosphorescence, and chemiluminescence.
Make a colorful flame lamp and complete 7 combustion experiments that explore the chemistry of oxidation, the flame test, and light energy.
Construct 4 advanced electronics kits to create a working flashlight, glowing speaker, light-chasing robot, and laser projector. Ages 14+
Explore the science of sound by building an amplification circuit to power your own personal light-up speaker.
Wire up the motors, add the switch, and assemble your robot — all while exploring the science behind circuits and sensors.
Assemble your own hand-crank flashlight, great for outdoor adventures, emergencies, or just battery-free fun.
Geometric Laser Projector
Construct a variable speed laser projector, capable of producing a variety of different geometric patterns.
What Sets Our Crates Apart
We deliver carefully engineered components along with clear instructions and inspiration.
We ensure that the projects are multi-dimensional with lots of possibilities for kids to tinker and explore.
Every crate is tested rigorously by our experts and lots of kids.
Our projects are enriching, accessible, and fun for kids of all ages.
Each of our crates presents kids with a multi-faceted experience that can last for hours, or even days! Our crates include a magazine with additional science experiments and activities, and lots of rich content to dig deeper into the theme. We also provide online resources and video content for every project, all designed to allow kids to explore further.
Awards and Press
- Parents' Choice Gold Award
- Dr. Toy's 10 Best Creative Products Winner
- Academics' Choice Brain Toy Award Winner
- Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Best Toy Award Gold Seal
- Dr. Toy's Best Picks Winner
- Purdue University - Promotes Engineering Thinking & Design