Games, Puzzles, and Toys for Young Children

Here are some of our favorite games, toys, and puzzles for very young children.  These make great gift ideas for your favorite little scientist!  Most of these resources are featured in our afterschool program.  Check back often - we're always adding new content.

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Science Printables and Downloads

Coloring pages and coloring books, printable puzzles, and more.


ColorMePhD is a free resource for students, educators, scientists, and members of the community of all ages to engage in current PhD level research in science and engineering. Each coloring page contains original art developed by PhD student researchers, and is accompanied by a description of the PhD work, summarizing recent scientific publications in words for a general audience. Explore our coloring pages and download a free PDF of ColorMePhD Volume 1 to learn about real research projects by fabulous emerging scientists!

Free Book & Coloring Book Download

'When I Grow Up I Want to be a Software Tester'  introduces 12 professions from the world of information technology in rhymes, so that parents and children can explore the beauty and challenges of this trade together. The book is recommended for children aged 6-10 years, and their parents. ​  A full color download and a coloring book version are avaiable.  The authors are committed to showing the younger generation the importance and value of information technology at the earliest possible age. The sooner they are acquainted with today’s new professions, the greater the opportunities they will have, and hopefully, the less stereotypes they will be affected by.