S.T.E.A.M Kits

Explorer S.T.E.A.M Kits are ready to learn kits available to

West Babylon Adult Card Holders

Build, code, and stargaze with our amazing S.T.E.A.M Explorer Kits!

Available to borrow, these kits enable kids and tweens to explore robotics, astronomy, engineering, coding, and more using exciting tools, toys, and books at home. Find out more about what’s in our S.T.E.A.M Explorer Kits and where you can borrow one!

To checkout a S.T.E.A.M. Kit please follow the steps below:

1- Agree to the terms and conditions of the Library of Things user agreement.
Please note: S.T.E.A.M. Kits are limited to West Babylon Public Library Adult cardholders ONLY.

2- Place a reserve:

  • Call the Library at 631-669-5445 and a staff member will place a reserve for you.
  • Chat with a Librarian on our website, Monday-Thursday from 10 am to 7 pm and Fridays & Saturdays from 10 am to 3:30 pm and a Librarian will place a reserve for you.
  • Place a reserve using the “Reserve this item” links below.

Explorer S.T.E.A.M bags: Beach explorer

Recommended ages: 3+ years
beach explorer

Kit Includes:

      • 1 white bucket
      • Scavenger hunt & identification guides (laminated packet)
      • 1 dry erase marker
      • 1 Blue net
      • Magnifying jar
      • Green tweezers
      • Scooping tongs
      • 1 orange net
      • Magnifying glass
      • Collection container

Build STEAM skills while having fun with this themed kit. May contain small parts that are unsuitable for very young children.

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Explorer S.T.E.A.M bags: Bug explorer

Recommended ages: 4-8 years

bug explorer kit

Kit Includes:

  • Two Books: Ultimate Bug-Opedia/The Big Book of Bugs
  • Bug House
  • Bug Catcher and Viewer
  • Magnifying Glass
  • Two Plastic Specimen Cases
  • 12 plastic cubes. (6 cubes in each case)
  • Specimen Guide

Build STEAM skills while having fun with this themed kit. May contain small parts that are unsuitable for very young children.

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Explorer S.T.E.A.M bags: Calm Down Kit

Recommended ages: 3+ years

Explorer S.T.E.A.M. Kit- Calm Down Kit Kit Includes:

  • 1 Book: Just Breathe, Bear by Christianne Jones
  • Gel Bead Emotion Friends (4)
  • Mindful Breathing Board
  • Watch it Roll Calming Tube
  • Find Your Feelings Emotional Slider
  • Calm Down Cubs (12)

Identifying emotions can be tough for little kids. This kit is filled with books and manipulatives to adopt strategies to help regulate their emotions.

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Explorer S.T.E.A.M Kit: Circuit Maze

Recommended ages: 8 + years

Explorer S.T.E.A.M. Kit- Circuit MazeKit Includes:

  • Instruction Manual
    START Token (+) and FINISH Token (-), connected by wire. Together, these are the power supply
    • 1 Game Grid
    • 60 Challenge Cards with Solutions
    • 2 Legend Cards
    • 3 AAA Batteries
    • 3 LED Beacons: Red, Yellow, Green
    • 1 Switch Token
    • 2 Straight Tokens
    • 5 Corner Tokens
    • 2 T Tokens
    • 1 Bridge Token
    • 1 Double-Corner Token
    • 1 Blocker Token

Circuit Maze is an electricity puzzle game. To play, you build a circuit pathway across the Game Grid from Start to Finish. When you complete your circuit and light up the designated Beacons, YOU WIN!

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Manual

Explorer S.T.E.A.M bags: Code-A-Pillar explorer

Recommended ages: 3-6 years

code a pillarKit Includes:

      • Two books: If You Give A Mouse A Cookie/Can You Make A Scary Face?
      • Code A Pillar
        • Head Piece
        • 8 Body Pieces
      • Plastic Case
        • Containing Instructions & separate paper
        • Red & Green plastic Targets
      • Expansion Cards on Zip Tie (3)

Build STEAM skills while having fun with this themed kit. May contain small parts that are unsuitable for very young children.

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Explorer S.T.E.A.M bags: Code – On the Brink

Recommended ages: 8+ years
Explorer S.T.E.A.M. Kit- Code: On the Brink Kit Includes:

  • 1 Challenge Booklet
  • Instruction Manual
  • 1 Control Panel
  • 6 Gray Beginner Movement Cards
  • 9 Yellow Advanced Movement Cards
  • 3 Double-Sided X Placeholder Cards
  • 1 Robot
  • 1 Robot Stand
  • Activity card

Designed to build the mental skills needed to fully grasp the concept of coding. All games are screen free for a unique, unplugged play experience.

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Manual

Explorer S.T.E.A.M bags: Dash robot explorer

Recommended ages: 6+ years
coding

Kit Includes:

        • Dash Robot with black case
        • Tablet in blue case
        • Orange USB Cord
        • Black charger adapter with cord
        • 2 blue attachments (inside black case)

 

Build STEAM skills while having fun with this themed kit. May contain small parts that are unsuitable for very young children.

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Explorer S.T.E.A.M bags: Dinosaur explorer

Recommended ages: 5+ yearsdinosaur

Kit Includes:

        • 1 Book: Super Dinosaur Explorer
        • Two dinosaurs
        • Interactive dinosaur guide
        • 1 drill
        • Plastic case containing:
          • Drill bit
          • 3 gray bits
          • 2 orange screws
          • 2 green screws

Build STEAM skills while having fun with this themed kit. May contain small parts that are unsuitable for very young children.

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Explorer S.T.E.A.M bags: Earthquake explorer

Recommended ages: 8+ years
earthquake explorer

Kit Includes:

        • Two Books:Eyewitness: Volcano & Earthquake/What Was the San Francisco Earthquake?
        • Survive the Quake Engineering Kit
                      • 30 building blocks (different sizes)
                      • Earthquake simulator
                      • Activity guide

 

 

Build STEAM skills while having fun with this themed kit. May contain small parts that are unsuitable for very young children.

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Explorer S.T.E.A.M bags: Gadget and contraption explorer

Recommended aged: 4+ years

Gadget and contraption explorer

Kit Includes:

  • Two Books: Crazy Contraptions/Just Like Ruby Gold
  • Keva Contraption Guide Book
  • 2 Red Zip bags with Keva Blocks
  • 2 Balls: 1 Red, 1 Blue

Build STEAM skills while having fun with this themed kit. May contain small parts that are unsuitable for very young children.

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Explorer S.T.E.A.M bags: Gingerbread Man Explorer

Recommended ages: 3+ years

gingerbread man explorerKit Includes:

      • Water tray
      • 20 small blue rubber bands
      • 20 large red rubber bands
      • 4-character figurines
      • Teacher’s card with lesson plan
      • 3 student cards with teaching notes
      • Story card with reproducible
      • 8 yellow plastic pieces
      • 10 rods
      • 10 planks

Build STEAM skills while having fun with this themed kit. May contain small parts that are unsuitable for very young children.

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Explorer S.T.E.A.M bags: Glowing marble run explorer

Recommended ages: 8+ yearsmarble

Kit Includes:

        • Marble Run Instructions & Learning Guide
        • Cardboard contents picture guide
        • Plastic case containing:
                          • 15 marbles
                          • 1 blue light clip
        • Black drawstring bag containing marble track pieces

Build STEAM skills while having fun with this themed kit. May contain small parts that are unsuitable for very young children.

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Explorer S.T.E.A.M Kit: Going to the Dentist

Recommended ages: 3+ years

Explorer S.T.E.A.M. Kit- Going to the Dentist

Kit Includes:

  • Book: Going to the Dentist by Nicole A. Mansfield
  • Toothbrush
  • Dental floss
  • Dental floss holder
  • Toothpaste tube
  • Dental rinse bottle
  • Cup
  • Hinged teeth with soft tongue
  • Top and bottom braces
  • Top and bottom retainer
  • Retainer case (for both braces & retainer)
  • ID Tag & Lanyard
  • 2 gauze pads
  • Mirror tool
  • Instrument tray
  • Polisher Toolhead
  • Drill Toolhead
  • Vibrating base for toolheads
  • Floss Tool
  • 2 tooth polish cups
  • Activity card

Is your child nervous about going to their first dentist? Are you having trouble getting your child to brush their teeth? This kit includes a bunch of kid-friendly dentist tools that they can explore with! They’ll be able to floss, brush and examine on big plastic pretend teeth!

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Explorer S.T.E.A.M bags: Human body explorer

Recommended ages: 8+ years
human body explorer

Kit Includes:

        • Two Books:
                      • Skeletal Systems
                      • Stephen Biesty’s Incredible Body Cross Sections
        • Fascinating Facts Human Body Game Contents:
                        • Body model with 6 removable pieces
                        • 32 quiz cards
                        • Instructional guide

 

Build STEAM skills while having fun with this themed kit. May contain small parts that are unsuitable for very young children.

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Explorer S.T.E.A.M bags: Keyboard explorer

Recommended ages: 3+ years
keyboard explorer

Kit Includes:

  • Three books:
  • Easiest piano course
  • Disney piano arrangements for kids
  • Beginner piano lessons for kids
  • Keyboard with battery adapter
  • General guide
  • Laminated song sheet

 

Build STEAM skills while having fun with this themed kit. May contain small parts that are unsuitable for very young children.

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Explorer S.T.E.A.M bags: Lap loom Explorer

Recommended ages: 7+ years

lap loom explorer

Kit Includes:

      • Two books:
          • Weaving with Children
          • Abuela’s Weave
      • Lap Loom Kit containing:
          • Instruction booklet
          • Laminated Instruction sheet
          • 4 wood tools
          • Bag of yarn: 8 spools, 1 needle, & booklet
          • 1 wood lap loom

Build STEAM skills while having fun with this themed kit. May contain small parts that are unsuitable for very young children.

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Explorer S.T.E.A.M bags: LittleBits base inventor kit

Recommended ages: 8+ years

base inventorKit Includes:

      • Instructions
      • Product safety information for parents
      • Purple box contents:
                          • Plastic ziplock bag with paper templates
                          • 2 grey mounting boards
                          • 1 grey mechanical arm
                          • 9V battery with cable
                          • 10 bits
            • Bag with ties

Build STEAM skills while having fun with this themed kit. May contain small parts that are unsuitable for very young children.

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Explorer S.T.E.A.M bags: LittleBits electronics synth kit explorer

Recommended ages: 8+ years
LittleBits electronics synth explorer

Kit Includes:

        • Laminated instruction Packet
        • Kit box contents:
                      • 12 bits
                      • 1 9 V battery
                      • 1 white cord

 

 

Build STEAM skills while having fun with this themed kit. May contain small parts that are unsuitable for very young children.

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Explorer S.T.E.A.M bags: Little Red Riding Hood Explorer

little red riding hood explorer kit

Build STEAM skills while having fun with this themed kit. May contain small parts that are unsuitable for very young children.

 

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Explorer S.T.E.A.M bags: Magnet explorer

Recommended ages: 8+ years
magnet explorer

Kit Includes:

  • Two books:
  • A Look at Magnets
  • Magnets Push Magnets Pull
  • Magnets Career & Lab Guide
  • Yellow Zip Bag containing:
      • 2 Roadsters
      • 8-disc magnets (yellow and purple)
      • 1 pink ruler
      • 2 iron fillings cases
      • 2 magnetic wands (yellow and purple)
      • 2 magnetic meeples (blue and purple)
      • 1 rod (pink) with small pink cap used to tie the string to
  1. Build STEAM skills while having fun with this themed kit. May contain small parts that are unsuitable for very young children.

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Explorer S.T.E.A.M bags: Magnetic Building Set

Recommended ages: 3+ years

Explorer S.T.E.A.M. Kit- Magnetic Building Set

Explore with your imagination!  This educational toy promotes problem-solving skills, spatial awareness and critical thinking by building in 2D or 3D.

Kit Includes:

  • 22 short magnetic sticks
  • 16 long magnetic sticks
  • 8 long curved magnetic sticks
  • 18 colorful balls
  • 1 soft drawstring carrying bag
  • 1 activity guide

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Explorer S.T.E.A.M bags: Microscope explorer

Recommended ages: 8+ years
microscope

Kit Includes:

        • One Book:
          • The World of the Microscope
        • Microscope User Guide
        • 52 Piece Microscope Set in gray case
        • Red zip bag containing:
          • 48 prepared slides: 12 of each color
        • Plastic cup with lid containing:
          • Replacement lightbulb
          • 20X eyepiece
          • Pack of 7 cover slides

Build STEAM skills while having fun with this themed kit. May contain small parts that are unsuitable for very young children.

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Explorer S.T.E.A.M bags: Rainbow Fraction Tiles

Recommended ages: 6+ years
Explorer S.T.E.A.M. Kit- Rainbow Fraction Tiles Kit Includes:
**STICKERS NOT INCLUDED**

  • 1 Fraction Board
  • Activity Guide
  • 1 “1” Tile
  • 2 “1/2” Tiles
  • 3 “1/3” Tiles
  • 4 “1/4” Tiles
  • 5 “1/5” Tiles
  • 6 “1/6” Tiles
  • 8 “1/8” Tiles
  • 10 “1/10” Tiles
  • 12 “1/12” Tiles

Children learn basic fraction skills as they play and build with 51 color coded, plastic fraction tiles.  Develops number sense, equivalencies, and parts to whole.

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Explorer S.T.E.A.M bags: Sky explorer

Recommended ages: Recommended ages: 3+ years (with parent)
sky explorer

Kit Includes:

        • Two books:
                      • 50 things to see with a telescope
                      • Ultimate explorer: night sky
        • Telescope in carry case
        • Plastic bag with telescope parts

 

 

 

Build STEAM skills while having fun with this themed kit. May contain small parts that are unsuitable for very young children.

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Explorer S.T.E.A.M bags: Snap Circuits Explorer

snap circuits explorer kit

*kit currently unavailable.*

Kit Includes:

      • Four books:
        • Electronic Snap Circuits Experiments 1-101
        • Electronic Snap Circuits Experiments 102-305
        • The Science of Electricity
        • Circuitry and Electricity
      • 1 snap grid
      • Mini bags of SNAP connectors:
        • Six 1 snaps
        • Nine 2 snaps
        • Four 3 snaps
        • Two 4 snaps
        • One each of: 5,6,7 snaps
      • 2 battery packs
      • 1 red / 1 black connecting wires
      • Fan pieces: 1 red fan / 1 motor
      • 1 red speaker
      • 3 Bags containing snaps. All labeled with contents

Build STEAM skills while having fun with this themed kit. May contain small parts that are unsuitable for very young children.

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Explorer S.T.E.A.M bags: Spirograph Explorer

Recommended ages: 8+ years

spirograph explorer

Kit Includes:

      • One book:
          • Seeing Symmetry
      • Spirograph design guide
      • Blank white work sheets
      • 12 Colored Pens (separate bundle)
      • Spirograph set includes: 22 PLASTIC pieces total
        • 2 rings
        • 1 rack
        • Spirograph white putty
        • 3 design pens
        • 4 shaped wheels
        • 15 wheels

Build STEAM skills while having fun with this themed kit. May contain small parts that are unsuitable for very young children.

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Explorer S.T.E.A.M bags: Toniebox Green

Recommended ages: 3+ years

toniebox greenThe Toniebox is an imagination-building, screen-free digital listening experience that plays stories, songs, and more. Designed for little listeners, it’s the perfect storytime companion for tiny hands and active imaginations.

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Explorer S.T.E.A.M bags: Toniebox Red

Recommended ages: 3+ years

toniebox redThe Toniebox is an imagination-building, screen-free digital listening experience that plays stories, songs, and more. Designed for little listeners, it’s the perfect storytime companion for tiny hands and active imaginations.

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Explorer S.T.E.A.M bags: Weather Explorer

Recommended ages: 8+ years

weather explorer

Kit Includes:

      • Two books:
          • Everything Weather
          • The Kids Book of Weather Forecasting
      • Laminated experiment guide
      • Experiment kit containing:
          • 2 plastic bottles
          • Thermometer
          • Balloon (will be replaced each use)
          • Blue tornado tube
          • Rain gauge
          • Barometer tube & ties
          • Anemometer / weathervane
          • Plastic dropper

Build STEAM skills while having fun with this themed kit. May contain small parts that are unsuitable for very young children.

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Explorer S.T.E.A.M bags: Xylophone explorer

Recommended ages: Children – Adult

xylophone explorer

Kit Includes:

          • Two books:
                      • song book
                      • Zin Zin Zin! A Violin
          • Laminated song cards
          • Xylophone, 4 sticks

Build STEAM skills while having fun with this themed kit. May contain small parts that are unsuitable for very young children.

 

 

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This project was funded through a member project grant from the Regional Bibliographic Data Bases and Interlibrary Resources Sharing Program (RBDB) awarded to the Long Island Library Resources Council (LILRC) by the New York State Education Department.

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