STEM toys and STEM education are very popular in today’s competitive world and help encourage kids to develop skills in the core disciplines of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. Playtime is not what it used to be. Let’s face it, most kids would rather watch a movie or play a video game than dig in a sandbox, color a picture, or play with “old-fashioned” toys. And while there are definite advantages to screen time (though this shouldn’t be unlimited), these…