Urbandale Public Library/Check Out Our STEAM Kits!

STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, & Math) Kits for a range of ages are available for a three-week checkout period. There is a limit of three kits per card at time.  The recommended ages are based on complexity, and we encourage parents and children to explore our STEAM Kits together!


Science Laboratory Experiments (Ages 3+):  This kit includes plastic tools for basic science experiments and a manual to get you started.


Monkey Math (Ages 4+):   This balancing scale game is a hands-on way to learn addition.


Robot Turtles (Ages 4+):   This game teaches kids the ins and outs of programming in a fun, tactile game with increasing levels of difficulty.


Code & Go Robot Mouse (Ages 5+):   Build your maze, and then use the coding cards to create a step-by-step path for the Programmable Robot Mouse.


Brain Builders (Ages 7+): Train your brain to turn two-dimensional diagrams into three-dimensional objects with these special blocks and challenge cards.


Snap Circuits Light (Ages 8+):  Make real working circuits and devices with this hands-on introduction to electronics.


Microscope (Ages 8+):  This kit includes a microscope, user manual, slides, and everything you need to get started examining the microscopic world.


Catapults & Crossbows (Ages 8+):  Build ten sleek, working models of catapults, crossbows, and trebuchets.


Wind Power Electricity Generating Turbines (Ages 8+):  Build wind-powered generators to energize your electric vehicles and charge your rechargeable batteries.


Drone (Ages 12+) This kit includes the drone, transmitter, charger, and manual. ​