STEM includes the subjects of science, technology, engineering, and math – subjects that are fun for kids of all ages. These STEM ideas are simple enough for preschoolers to try and offer tons of fun for pre-kinders. Try the activities one at a time with preschoolers at home or add the projects to your preschool STEM or science center.
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Preschool STEM Activities
These preschool STEM activities will keep little ones busy and teach them the basics of STEM they’ll need to succeed later in life. Your preschoolers might just be the next best engineer, astronaut, or scientist!
Make a water cycle in a bag! // Playdough to Plato
Make these worms dance. // Playdough to Plato
Use pipe cleaners to learn about magnets. // Playdough to Plato
Grow seeds in a jar! // Playdough to Plato
These egg shell gardens are tons of fun! //Schooling a Monkey
Learn to mix oil and water. // Preschool STEAM
Make fizzing rainbows! // Schooling a Monkey
Make your own rain cloud in a jar.
Preschool Science Projects Not Shown:
Hang a batch of free scientific method posters in your STEM center.
Feeling crafty?! Make apple life cycle hats.
Watch water magically form a walking rainbow.
Learn what material makes the best insulator. // Preschool STEAM
Learn to graph with dinosaurs!
Code your birthday in this fun activity. // Handmade Kids Art
Design a super-cool engineering wall. // Left Brain Craft Brain
Preschool Technology Not Shown:
Make a DIY smart phone projector that really works!
Create preschool tinker kits for independent learning. // Left Brain Craft Brain
Engineer a shelter for a LEGO person. // Handmade Kids Art
Build a toy chute. // Preschool STEAM
Make flowers bloom! // The STEM Laboratory
Build sculptures from nuts and bolts. // Preschool Powol Packets
Make music from water. // Pre Kinders
Preschool Engineering Projects Not Shown:
Grab some toothpicks and jelly beans to build STEM structures.
Build a foaming LEGO volcano!
Design a Hot Wheels race track from empty cardboard tubes.
These magnetic counting strips will be a hit with preschoolers. // The Elementary Math Maniac
Kids will love these zoo number puzzles. // The STEM Laboratory
Use Cheerios to trace numbers. // Schooling a Monkey
Counting is easy with these counting cards. // The STEM Laboratory
Preschool Math Activities Not Shown:
Grab your geoboards and tackle a set of free challenge cards.
Practice the numbers 1-10 with a batch of hands-on activity mats.
Print and Play STEM Activities for Kids
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