Toy Fair Toys that Promote STEM skills in Girls

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Looking for a terrific toy that can teach your child some valuable science, math, engineering or technology skills? Andrea Schwalm from Geek Mom has a whole list of STEMmy award winning toys. What's the STEMmy? Well, let Andrea explain,

I walked the floor of New York’s Javits Center last week covering the 2012 Toy Fair: I wanted to find the toys that were teaching STEM skills and shaping positive STEM attitudes in children, particularly girls. As I walked through the Toy Fair I saw many exhibits proudly displaying awards from parent magazines as well as the toy industry and decided that to guide my Toy Fair experience, I would create my own award: The STEMmy.

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