Vex Robotics Construction Zone

By: Hexbug

hexbug stem winner

Age:  8-14 years

RRP: £79.99

With over 1350 pieces, this set is perfect for budding engineers and enthusiastic builders.  There are three separate builds that function, and it even has tiny construction workers.  The construction crane has an elevator and towers over the site.  Control the operations to lift and move things with the crane.

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Available from: Amazon

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What the testers said “Love, love, love this!  Loads in the box for lots of play value, making, playing and yes even engineering ”


GraviTrax Obstacle Set

By: Ravensburger


Age: 8+ years

RRP: £79.99

The all-new construction toy STEM track system from Ravensburger!  This STEM system teaches kids about gravity, magnetism, kinetic energy and fun.  Freestyle your own tracks or play the game.

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Available from: John Lewis

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What the testers said “So much to learn!  We found the children enjoyed playing this more when we played too, to answer questions and help.  Although that might be because we just liked playing with it too – very good product.”

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