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Animation of a Tinker Crate automaton machine in action.

Wooden Automaton

Ready, set—build! Dive into the mechanics of gears and cams to make a marble climb up the stairs with your own hand-cranked automaton. Discover other fascinating machines that move and continue tinkering with more DIYs.

Animation of a Coin Eating Robot from Tinker Crate eating coins.

Coin-Eating Robot

Discover robots in motion! Wire up an electric-powered droid and explore conductivity with a money-munching bot. Explore the science and mechanics behind switches, circuits, and cams (oh my!) while saving up in style.

Animation of a Drift Motorcycle from Tinker Crate.

Drift Motorcycle

Get ready for speed! Build an electric-powered motorcycle and tinker with the science of drifting. Discover the amazing engineering that goes into your model and see first-hand how a motor turns electricity into motion.

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This provides a fun way to expose my curious and intelligent daughter to STEM concepts that she otherwise would not reach in school for years.

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The big idea that brought Tinker Crate to life...

When we were first designing Tinker Crate, one of our advisors — a retired Professor of Science Education at Stanford University — challenged us to think about what STEM really means, beyond just “Science, Technology, Engineering and Math”.

Our response was that STEM is a key to creative problem solving, a foundation for critical thinkers, and a pipeline to innovation. Our mission in creating Tinker Crate is to help kids gain these crucial skills through hands-on activities that are also seriously fun.

The perfect STEM crate for kids ages 9-14

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Inspired — and approved — by the most creative bunch we know: kids!

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  1. A baby playing with blocks and other development toys from Panda Crate

    Panda Crate

    Explore & Discover

    0-36 months

  2. A smiling child holding up farm animal puppets from a Koala Crate subscription box

    Koala Crate

    Play & Learn

    Ages 3-4

  3. A child building a DIY engineering project from a Kiwi Crate STEM box

    Kiwi Crate

    Science, Art, & More

    Ages 5-8

  4. A child assembling a Koinobori windsock from the Atlas Japan geography box

    Atlas Crate

    Geography & Culture

    Ages 6-11

  5. A happy child eating a homemade cheeseburger from the Yummy monthly cooking box for kids

    Yummy Crate

    Science of Cooking

    Ages 6-14

  6. Smiling child sitting at a table, working on an art project from a Doodle monthly art box for kids

    Doodle Crate

    Create & Craft

    Ages 9-16

  7. A young engineer completing a Trebuchet project from the Tinker Crate monthly science box for kids

    Tinker Crate

    Science & Engineering

    Ages 9-14

  8. Artist designing a terrazzo clay organizer from the Maker Crate monthly craft box for teens and adults

    Maker Crate

    Art & Design

    Ages 14-100

  9. Young engineer assembling a DIY wooden desk lamp from a Eureka Crate monthly engineering box for teens and adults

    Eureka Crate

    Engineering & Design

    Ages 12-100

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