STEAM to GO! Kits

Our STEAM to GO! kits have interactive STEAM (science – technology – engineering – art – math) resources to create safe and innovative learning environments that foster the development of critical thinking, problem solving, and creativity. Each kit includes a high-interest prebound book paired with interactive STEAM resources on the same topic. The kits are available for checkout in Youth Services.

  • Penworthy STEAM to go : I love animals kit Interest Grades: PK-3. The I Love Animals Kit gives young animal lovers a chance to become a Veterinarian for a day and interact with animals. The hands-on manipulatives promote STEM careers, builds memory and develops empathy skills. Kids learn facts about everything from guppies to puppies in the included book.

  • Penworthy STEAM to go : yoga for mindfulness kit Interest Grade: PK-3. Namaste should be in every child’s vocabulary. This kit is a delightful introduction that encourages teamwork and healthy physical activity. Designed to encourage children to experiment with basic yoga poses and build confidence using two engaging games for multiple players.

  • Penworthy STEAM to go : all about magnets kit Interest Grade: PK-3. This Science focused STEAM kit is a dynamic, hands- on introduction to the fascinating powers of magnets. STEAM lessons are irresistible when you add the excitement of fun, colorful tools to scientific exploration.

  • Penworthy STEAM to go : building and design kit Interest Grade: 4+. Dive into a behind-the-brinks look at the beloved LEGO toy with this hands-on STEAM kit. Kids can take what they learned in the world of LEGO engineering and apply it to the KEVA Brain Builders and City Engineer sets which give you the tools to design and build creations to solve challenges.

  • Penworthy STEAM to go : food and nutrition kit Interest Grade: PK-3. Get kids talking about the science of food, the five food groups, and the composition of a healthy meal. Practice healthy meal building skills with the Healthy Helpers Game. Learn how to garden with pretend flower pots, watering cans, a shovel, plants and vegetables. Then develop color recognition and sorting skills with bushels of produce, and learn the nutritional value of eating the rainbow.

  • Penworthy STEAM to go : construction and building kit Interest Grade: PK-3. This Engineering focused STEAM kit encourages young readers to become interested in construction and engineering while they are still learning basic life skills. This fun reader following a ninja visiting a construction site, paired with construction blocks can keep little ones happy and busy while channeling their inner engineers.

  • Penworthy STEAM to go : trucks and tools kit Interest Grades: PK-3. The Trucks and Tools kit is designed for the young gearhead. The two-piece tractor trailer and the Design & Drill Bolt Buddies are interactive hands-on manipulatives for building fine motor skills. Kid friendly tools are designed for tiny hands and encourages creativity and problem- solving skills. Kids will love Trucks! A level two Ripley Reader featuring great pictures and information about various trucks.

  • Penworthy STEAM to go : machines and contraptions kit Interest Grade: 4+. Young thinkers explore the ideas of Leonardo Da Vinci through his notebook sketches, showing how his ideas foreshadowed modern inventions. Students construct, examine and explain simple machines to develop a deeper understanding of how they make work easier. KEVA planks build an early understanding of proportion and balance, while teaching basic principles of physics and engineering.

  • Penworthy STEAM to go : examine science and nature Interest Grade: 4+. Let’s go and explore! The Examine Science and Nature Kit encourages kids to explore everyday items in their house, backyard or on a nature walk. The Handheld Mini Microscope and Specimen slides give children a lens into assorted specimens including: algae, fish scales, coffee, grasshopper, and silk to name a few. The fun and memory boosting game features essential science and nature topics to teach life science topics.

  • Penworthy STEAM to go : math patterns and tactile kit Interest Grade: PK-3. This Math focused STEAM kit encourages critical thinking and sparks memorable mathematical conversations. Colorful, engaging pieces with rich textures provide a great way to encourage a child’s sense and strengthen fine motor skills.

  • Penworthy STEAM to go : engineering gears and mazes kit Interest Grade: K+. Hands on crafts, rolling marble gravity mazes, and machines that move, the Engineering Gears and Mazes kit has all the enrichment a future engineer could need. With open ended play and building options, these items help kids learn and build STEM skills like critical thinking through trial and error. Colorful pieces help keep kids engaged and drive imaginative thinking. Get the ball rolling and the gears cranking with this great kit.

  • Penworthy STEAM to go : Arts and crafts creative kit Interest Grade: PK-3. The Arts and Crafts Creative Kit lets kids express their creativity using a variety of materials and recycled items for hours of fun. The hands-on manipulatives can be used individually or as a group for left brain development and critical reasoning skills. Eco-friendly adults can help their kids make 60 cool crafts using the book included.

  • Penworthy STEAM to go : all about dinosaurs Interest Grade: PK - 3. Explore what would happen if you looked in the mirror and saw that you had become part dino! Enjoy imaginative play with dinosaur figures, and the game Dinosaur Escape allows kids to work together, use their memory, and incorporate simple strategy to rescue the dinos from volcanic eruption.

  • Penworthy STEAM to go : Sounds, music, and band kit Interest Grade: PK – 3. Children will delight in this silly sing-along story with funny, eye-popping illustrations and informative picture guides to help readers to mimic and act out the hand and foot movements and develop their fine motor skills. Play along and create fun songs using the band equipment provided to encourage creative play and to help children experience the fun of making music.

  • Penworthy STEAM to go : The animal games kit Interest Grade: 4+ . Fun and learning with this animal themed kit. With this kit, kids can work on observation and memory skills with an animal themed spot the difference game, learn animal facts through an animal trivia survival game, and practice logic and deductive reasoning as they identify which feisty feline is to blame in Cat Crimes.

  • Penworthy STEAM to go : Robotics and coding kit Interest Grade: PK - 3. The world of coding continues to expand every day. This kit is full of fun facts about robots, computers, x-rays and other cool technology and inventions. Kids will get active with the interactive coding games that keeps bodies busy while brains gain valuable practice in sequencing, decision making and following commands just like a computer.

  • Penworthy STEAM to go : emotions and empathy kit Grade Interest: PK-3. The Emotions & Empathy Kit helps kids learn about their feelings and recognize them in others. The interactive games help build empathy and requires teamwork to win while helping kids develop memory, cooperation and shared decision-making skills. The storybook helps kids imagine how dreary their world would be without friends using Crayola colors to express how their friends make them feel.

  • Penworthy STEAM to go : Ready, set, Kindergarten kit Interest Grade: PK-3. Preparing for school doesn’t need to be a chore. The Ready, Set Kindergarten kit is a comprehensive collection of activities and hands-on tools designed to spark curiosity while learning age appropriate subjects. Each component will help develop problem solving and fine motor skills disguised as fun.

  • Penworthy STEAM to go : Letters and numbers kit Interest Grade: PK-3. Help your kid establish a strong base for all future learning with this kit focused on learning the alphabet and numbers. Kids will love Dr. Seuss's ABC along with Alphabet Bingo and self-correcting number puzzles. Keep kids actively engaged in learning with building letters and numbers with a kid safe drill toy to tie it all together.

  • Penworthy STEAM to go : The math games and trivia kit Interest Grade: 4+. Math can be a blast when you're playing games! This kit has you crunching numbers and tests your knowledge of geometry, fractions, and more through two games. Kids will have math on their minds with this entertaining kit that brings math to life like you've never seen before.

  • Penworthy STEAM to go : learn to move and play kit Interest Grade: PK-3. This kit is focused towards preschool age kids with two fun games to help them get up and move. These games help develop gross motor skills in a fun manner. Children will learn how to listen and follow directions, take turns, and imitation. Kids will enjoy reading this simple book with their parents as they learn what animals can jump along with them.

  • Penworthy STEAM to go : Explore the outdoors kit Interest Grade: 4+. The Explore the Outdoor kit encourages kids to explore the great outdoors. Perfect for nature walks and backyard exploration with the submergible Aqua Viewer and 2-1 Explorer Scope for up-close examination of everything from rocks to bugs. Perfect for STEM learning and exploration on the go.

  • Penworthy STEAM to go : The phonics kit Interest Grade: PK-3. This phonics set comes packed with value. Kids can work through phonics lessons independently with Ace the talking, teaching dog pen, compete against themselves or others in a phonics word building game or work with blends and digraphs dominoes to grow understanding of our most commonly use consonants and word families. When the play-based learning is done, put it all together and work through a great AR 2.0 graphic novel.

  • Penworthy STEAM to go : The rocks and fossils kit Interest Grade: 4+. Read all about rocks, fossils, minerals, and gems, and get an in depth in person look and feel at the same time. Learn about geology hands on with this stereoscope featuring 10X and 20x magnification and a top mounted LED light for great views of the collection of 12 rock samples, 9 fossils, and 12 minerals included with the kit.

  • Penworthy STEAM to go : The shape of things kit Interest Grade: PK-3. Drive learning about shapes in 2D and 3D with this kit. Play with large plastic shapes, draw two dimensional shapes and build both flat and three dimensional shapes across this kit's activities. Supplement this engaging tactile learning experience with a great book A Trapezoid Is Not A Dinosaur.

  • Penworthy STEAM to go : The starting to spell kit Interest Grade: PK-3. Early reading and spelling can be a real challenge, so help keep it fun with these three early spelling puzzles featuring short words and pictures to develop a better understanding and ability for self-play. Read to your kid or help them along as Pout-Pout fish learns to read with this level 1 reader.

  • Penworthy STEAM to go : Berenstain Bears phonics kit Interest Grade: PK-3. Join Mama, Papa, Brother, and Sister Bear on a reading adventure with this Berenstain Bears phonics kit featuring a 12 book Berenstain Bears phonics set, Penworthy Prebound leveled reader, Wipe-Off phonics workbooks and two activities. The first is three sets of soft foam phonics cubes and a second is a game focused on sight words.

  • Penworthy STEAM to go : Biscuit phonics kit Interest Grade: PK-3. Silly puppy, this kit is for readers. The Biscuit Phonics Kit features a 12 book Biscuit phonics set, Penworthy Prebound leveled reader, Wipe-Off phonics workbooks and two phonics games. The first is a reading rods phonics game and a second is a quick card based phonics game.

  • Penworthy STEAM to go : Fancy Nancy phonics kit Interest Grade: PK-3. Ooo-la-la, a Fancy Nancy Phonics kit is here featuring a 12 book Fancy Nancy phonics set, Penworthy Prebound leveled reader, Wipe-Off phonics workbooks and two activities. The first is a interactive phonics activity featuring a talking pen to guide answers and the second is a fun game focused on sight words.

  • Penworthy STEAM to go : LEGO Star Wars phonics kit Interest Grade: PK-3. Feel the Force in this Lego Staw Wars phonics kit featuring a Lego Star Wars phonics book set, Penworthy Prebound leveled reader, Wipe-Off phonics workbooks and two activities. The first is three sets of soft foam phonics cubes and a second is a collection of phonics dominoes allowing kids to build hundreds of words.

  • Penworthy STEAM to go : Little Critter phonics kit Interest Grade: PK-3. Work on reading with a classic in this kit featuring a 12 book Little Critter phonics set, Penworthy Prebound leveled reader, Wipe-Off phonics workbook and two activities. The first is a fun phonics card game and a second is an interactive phonics activity featuring an interactive talking pen.

  • Penworthy STEAM to go : Paw Patrol phonics kit Interest Grade: PK-3. Paw Patrol is on a roll in this phonics set featuring a Paw Patrol phonics book set, Penworthy Prebound leveled reader, Wipe-Off phonics workbook and two activities. The first is three sets of soft foam phonics cubes and a second is a game focused on sight words.

  • Penworthy STEAM to go : Peppa Pig phonics kit Interest Grade: PK-3. Help your kids take to reading like a pig to a puddle with this kit featuring a Peppa Pig phonics set, Penworthy Prebound 8x8, Wipe-Off phonics workbook and two phonics games. The first is a reading rods phonics game and a second is a quick card based phonics game.

  • Penworthy STEAM to go : Pinkalicious phonics kit Interest Grade: PK-3. This Pinkalicious themed phonics kit is Pinktastic containing a Pinkalicious phonics book set, Penworthy Prebound leveled reader, Wipe-Off phonics workbooks and two activities. The first is second is a collection of phonics dominoes allowing kids to build hundreds of words and a second is a game focused on sight words.

For more information, contact Youth Services at 724-658-6659 x106 or childrens_director@ncdlc.org.


Updated: 11/2/2021




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