Draw a challenge card and try to build a machine that can scramble an egg, then rebuild your robotic creation into a creature with spinning arms!


The pieces and parts inside are a combination of the everyday and the mysterious. Each kit includes:

How to build a robot kit

Electric Components:

2 Electric Motors with Detachable Wires
1 Battery Pack with Switch
2 AA Batteries

Wooden Components:

1 Wooden Chassis
12 Wooden Wheels in 6 Sizes
6 Wooden Connectors in 3 Shapes

Hardware & Connectors:

2 Metal Axles
4 Metal L-Brackets
10 Small Bolts with Wing Nuts
2 Metal Springs
12 Bushings for Motor and Axle Connections
12 Rubber Bands

Tools & Supplies:

1 Pair of Safety Glasses, Child Size
3 Washable Markers
1 Large 3-Foot Wide Paper Work Surface
1 Full-Size Phillips Head Screwdriver


1 Cloth Storage Bag
1 Clear-Top Metal Hardware Tin


Printed Tips & Guides
10 Challenge Cards
1 Clear Challenge Card Holder
1 Safety Tips Card
1 22-Page Building Techniques Booklet


The possibilities are endless! Attach everyday objects or your favorite LEGOs to your tinkering kit pieces to build an entirely new invention.



“STEM kit” allows kids to build doodling robots, power electric model cars, add motors to legos, and more!

        Comes with markers…can be used in the building process but the company also learned that when kids feel stuck, having an artistic avenue helps them recalibrate and then solve the problem.

The Electric Motors Catalyst is available on their site ($55) and Amazon ($59) and inspired the company to work with both consumers and schools; they even have their own tinkering school!


Tinkering Labs is a really out-of-the-box company on the forefront of getting kids engaged in STEM and inspiring invention!

Tinkering Labs’ Electric Motors Catalyst (EMC) is for kids 8+ (but many kids 6+ use it, depends on the child) and focuses on challenging their problem-solving capabilities and creativity and empowers them with invention and project-based learning.




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