for your miniature scientists to take apart, put back together, and everything else. NO ONE WHO has ever watched a toddler methodically taking apart a Tupperware drawer can doubt that many children are natural-born (ha ha!) engineers. Your only job as a parent is to nurture their creativity … and, well, clean up the mess afterward. Wrap up a few of these STEM toys and books for your future scientist to blow up, burn up or dismantle.