STEM Challenge: Toothpick towers! Students all have the same supplies, but they build completely different structures! Each group adds its own special ideas!

STEM Challenge: Toothpick towers! Students all have the same supplies, but they build completely different structures! Each group adds its own special ideas!

Looking for STEM projects and challenges for kids?  Building and engineering projects are awesome for developing thinking skills and encouraging the ability to design and create.  The tough part, though, is that teachers often have to purchase the materials at their own expense.  At home, we don’t need to supply enough materials for a class, …

Looking for STEM projects and challenges for kids? Building and engineering projects are awesome for developing thinking skills and encouraging the ability to design and create. The tough part, though, is that teachers often have to purchase the materials at their own expense. At home, we don’t need to supply enough materials for a class, …

STEM Challenge: Build a water slide and then test it- with water! And, just for fun, add a toy figure to the slide to try it out! Have plenty of towels on hand! Read this blog post for details!

STEM Challenge: Build a water slide and then test it- with water! And, just for fun, add a toy figure to the slide to try it out! Have plenty of towels on hand! Read this blog post for details!

March Madness Basketball STEM: This is a great STEM challenge for March. Younger students design and build a basketball shooter to launch a ping pong ball into a trash can, bucket, or cup. Older students design and build a basketball shooter as well as a basketball goal to shoot the ping pong ball into.

March Madness Basketball STEM: This is a great STEM challenge for March. Younger students design and build a basketball shooter to launch a ping pong ball into a trash can, bucket, or cup. Older students design and build a basketball shooter as well as a basketball goal to shoot the ping pong ball into.

Engineering Project for Kids:  Build a Straw Roller Coaster!  Use straws to create a track that a ping pong ball will roll on. Fun STEM challenge for kids!

Engineering Project for Kids: Build a Straw Roller Coaster! Use straws to create a track that a ping pong ball will roll on. Fun STEM challenge for kids!

How Strong is Spaghetti?  STEM Challenge for Kids!  Create tests to investigate the strength of spaghetti.

How Strong is Spaghetti? STEM Challenge for Kids! Create tests to investigate the strength of spaghetti.

STEM Challenge: Build an earthquake resistant house and then try it! Give it some vigorous shaking for 15 seconds! Will it stay upright?

STEM Challenge: Build an earthquake resistant house and then try it! Give it some vigorous shaking for 15 seconds! Will it stay upright?

Egg Drop Project 2016: Fun STEM activity for kids- Design an egg contraption to protect a raw egg! (with 2 FREE printable recording sheets!) ~ http://BuggyandBuddy.com

Egg Drop Project 2016: Fun STEM activity for kids- Design an egg contraption to protect a raw egg! (with 2 FREE printable recording sheets!) ~ http://BuggyandBuddy.com

Fabtastic ancient Greek architecture STEM challenge & activities! Perfect…

Fabtastic ancient Greek architecture STEM challenge & activities! Perfect…

Awesome STEM engineering project with basic household materials! Fun way for kids to practice essential science skills (measurement, creating a hypothesis, conducting an experiment, using science tools, thinking like a scientist, and more) in a short amount of time.

Awesome STEM engineering project with basic household materials! Fun way for kids to practice essential science skills (measurement, creating a hypothesis, conducting an experiment, using science tools, thinking like a scientist, and more) in a short amount of time.

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