WELCOME TO SCIENCE TOY MAKER

Mysterious, Kinetic, Noisy, Do-It-Yourself Science Projects that Entice Scientific Investigation

You have found the non-commercial site for people who like to roll up their sleeves and make science toys and projects. You won't find slick, well-designed web pages here--more like the digital equivalent of a messy workshop. If you poke around, though, you'll find good stuff. Science toy maker is a resource for inspired kids, parents, teachers, teenagers, home schoolers, science fair participants and citizen scientists everywhere. There are a few hard-to-find items for sale here and here, but all proceeds go directly to an education non-profit, the Physics Factory.

All science toys and projects:

 


NEW VIDEO: How to Fly Walkalong Gliders!
This is the easiest way that I know to learn how to fly walkalong gliders. Get thin foam and gliders here. New videos about how to make them coming soon.

YIKES, THE SPRUCE GOOSE FLIES AGAIN!
While I concentrate on getting people started flying walkalong gliders, other people like Mike Thompson (above) create amazing advanced designs--complete with spinning propellers. Experience the history of walkalong gliders and see what the great innovators are doing now.

SCIENCE TOYS ARE INTERNATIONAL! Click here to see which countries people have visited from. Over 160 different countries so far. Since the time of the Renaissance enthusiastic science has crossed national borders.

Updated: 9/18/17