STEM toys for holiday gift-giving: Dance Code Belle, Kurio Snap and more

It’s never too early to think about the holiday season, especially when it comes to the hottest kids toys.

Some of this year’s most coveted toys are ones that can teach kids a thing or two about science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). These critical STEM skills can be honed by children of all ages, whether they want to use circuit boards to build a droid or teach a doll how to dance.

Here are some ideas. (P.S. You don’t have to let the kids know they are learning while playing!)