30+ Awesome STEM Challenges for Kids (with Inexpensive or Recycled Materials!) - Frugal Fun For Boys and Girls
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St. Patrick's Day STEM Challenges for March
***NEWLY UPDATED!!!***Check out my Video Tour and Demo of all components on YouTube below!LOW PREP MARCH STEM CHALLENGES VIDEOThis St. Patrick's Day themed STEM/STEAM package is perfect to engage your elementary engineers in March! Three STEM challenges and one Bonus Brainbuilder are provided and ca...
FREE STEM Activity: Paper Chain STEM Challenge + Digital for Distance Learning
NOW INCLUDES TpT Digital Activity Version for Distance Learning with Google Classroom!Integrate STEM in your classroom with this FREE STEM Challenge! Begin building community in your classroom while introducing STEM. This activity helps students develop critical thinking and engineering skills. Stud...
FREE Lego Challenge Printable STEM Activities
Here is a fun FREE Lego Challenge printable STEM activity. This giant collection of LEGO challenge cards is a simple prep, fun wa
STEM Challenge Bucket Tower
A STEM Challenge featuring a bucket has turned out to be one of our favorites and your students will love it, too! This challenge is to build a tower (although not a very tall one) that will hold weight. Students have the goal of suspending a "bucket" within the tower and that bucket must hold weigh...
Space Lander Mission — Vivify STEM
Last year, I started a new Space Club program at four middle schools. Not wanting to reinvent the wheel, I searched the web for ideas and curriculum to implement. I soon became excited to find great resources like NASA and TeachEngineering, but I was also overwhelmed as a simple Google search for "Space STEM activities" gives you a mere 89 million hits. Wading through a lot of junk eventually brought some gems that I could implement, and I leave it to another post to rant about the…
Ancient Greek Architecture STEM Challenge & Activities
Fabtastic ancient Greek architecture STEM challenge & activities! Perfect for all ages: preschool, kindergarten, elementary, middle, high school, and adult!
How to Use One Simple Material for a Highly Engaging Challenge - Teachers are Terrific
When I was a very little girl my parents lived in Germany and to this day I can remember traveling to Italy in a Volkswagen Beetle. You know, those super tiny cars called VW Bugs? Well, we drove across Germany, Austria, Switzerland, and into Italy to see Rome. On the way, we stopped in Pisa…
Free Geoboard Challenges - The Stem Laboratory
Geoboards are a motivating, hands-on way to work on so many STEM skills at once – 2D shapes, measuring, counting, angles, scaling… Add these free geoboard challenges to your collection and then hop over and join The Plato Pack to get HUNDREDS of STEM centers your students will beg to repeat! This post contains Amazon […]
Jelly Bean Project For Easter STEM
Make a jelly bean building or two for the perfect Easter STEM project for kids this Spring. Why not add peeps and create a jelly bean challenge!
Fun Science Experiments For Kids
Over 50 fun science experiments and STEM activities for preschoolers to elementary! Simple science activities you can do at home or in the classroom.
Gumdrop Bridge STEM Challenge
Test your engineering skills with gumdrop bridge STEM challenge. Gumdrops and toothpicks are great fun for bridge building ideas or any building play!
Easter Egg Rockets - The Stem Laboratory
Using two simple ingredients you can launch Easter egg rockets up into the air! Try it and learn about the cool chemical reaction that makes it happen.