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STEM Challenge: Linear Measurement

STEM Challenge: Linear Measurement

This kid-approved STEM challenge is the perfect addition to your measurement unit or STEM center!

The 60 hands-on task cards and corresponding record sheets give kids practice measuring and comparing length using unifix cubes.

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In the first 45 cards, children compare two piles of objects to determine which set is longer.

When they’re ready for a challenge, students then move on to the 15 extension cards.

 

STUDENTS WILL:

–> Find objects in the room that are longer or shorter than a given set,

–> Estimate and then measure the length of objects,

–> And decide what type of measuring tool (ruler, measuring tape or yard stick/meter stick) would be best to use in different situations.

Finally, in the final challenge included in the pack, children race Matchbox cars to determine which one travels the farthest.

The STEM challenge pack is so motivating, hands-on and playful! Kids will ask to complete it over and over again.

STEM Challenge: Weight Measurement

STEM Challenge: Weight Measurement

This kid-approved STEM challenge is the perfect addition to your weight measurement unit or STEM center!

The 60 hands-on task cards and corresponding record sheets give kids practice measuring and comparing weight using a simple balance.

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In the first 45 cards, children compare two piles of objects to determine which set weighs more and which weighs less.

When they’re ready for a challenge, students then move on to the 15 extension cards that invite them to find objects in the room that weigh more or less than a given set.

The STEM challenge pack is so motivating, hands-on and playful! Kids will ask to complete it over and over again.

Holiday Centers

Holiday Centers

Holidays are such an exciting time for kids and when you’re able to bring hands-on, fun activities into the classroom you can amplify their joy! We’ve compiled a list of many easy-to-set-up centers to celebrate throughout the entire year with your PreK, Kindergarten and first grade students. Whether you’re looking for centers to be completed…

Apple STEM Challenges

Apple STEM Challenges

These apple STEM challenges are a must-try! Grab a bag of apples and dive into science, measurement, buoyancy, life cycles, 2D shapes and numbers.  The set is perfect to use in STEM centers, math stations or as early finisher tasks. Download your set in our shop or on Teachers Pay Teachers! Apple STEM Challenges: Peek…

Flip Flop Measuring

Flip Flop Measuring

We all know that kids can get a little stir-crazy waiting for summer to start!  To keep my students engaged and motivated to finish the school year strong, I created a bright flip flop measuring activity. It’s a great math center for the classroom and it would also be a fun activity for kids to use…

Watermelon STEM Book

Watermelon STEM Book

Summer sun means watermelon fun!  Watermelon is the perfect way to add some science and math to summer plans… especially when your hands-on STEM can later be turned into a snack!  This watermelon STEM book is the perfect summer activity. Scroll down to snag your free STEM book and then hop over and grab our…

Weight STEM Challenge Cards

Weight STEM Challenge Cards

Hands-on math is always a hit with kids! These STEM challenge cards make it so easy to create a motivating measurement activity. Students will love discovering whether one pile of objects is heavier than another. Grab your free set below and then hop over and snag our Epic STEM Bundle for endless STEM inspiration! This…

Easter STEM Activities

Easter STEM Activities

Hunting down STEM activities for young kids can be overwhelming.  It takes SO MUCH TIME to search through Pinterest piecing together ideas.  But this Easter STEM activity pack will take all of the stress out of making STEM centers – your students will beg to repeat over and over again. Use the activities as party…

Magic Crystal Butterfly

Magic Crystal Butterfly

Growing crystals is always a science activity my kids love. Combine crystals with their love of butterflies and we get a magic crystal butterfly – a winning science activity! And speaking of winning science activities, check out our 30 Science Experiments in our shop that are kid-approved and tons of fun! This post contains Amazon…

Kindergarten STEM Activities

Kindergarten STEM Activities

If you’re looking for fun and engaging kindergarten STEM activities (science, technology, engineering, and math), you’ve come to the right spot! STEM is our “thing” and we’re excited to pass along our favorite activities so you can save time, build confidence and take your teaching to the next level. >> Pro Tip: Pin and bookmark this…

Pre-Kindergarten STEM Activities

Pre-Kindergarten STEM Activities

If you’re looking for fun and engaging Pre-K STEM activities, you’ve come to the right spot! STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) is our “thing” and we’re excited to pass along our favorite activities so you can save time, build confidence and take your teaching to the next level. >> Pro Tip: Pin and bookmark this…

Monster Counting Mats

Monster Counting Mats

Few things are quite as exciting to kids as monsters. These playful counting mats put all of that excitement to great use – giving children practice with number recognition, counting AND ten frames. They’re also the perfect compliment to our best-selling playdough mats! Getting Ready To prep, I simply printed the monster counting mats on…

First Grade STEM Centers

First Grade STEM Centers

If you’re looking for fun and engaging first grade STEM centers (science, technology, engineering, and math), you’ve come to the right spot! STEM is our “thing” and we are so excited to pass along our favorite activities so you can save time, build confidence and take your teaching to the next level. >> Pro Tip: Pin…

Second Grade STEM Activities

Second Grade STEM Activities

If you’re looking for fun and engaging second grade STEM activities (science, technology, engineering, and math), you’ve come to the right spot! STEM is our “thing” and I’m excited to pass along these fun ideas for the classroom so that you and your students grow a love for it, too. >> Pro Tip: Pin and bookmark…

Christmas Tree Geoboard

Christmas Tree Geoboard

This Christmas tree geoboard is a fun way to help little mathematicians explore shapes and geometry while  strengthening those little fingers.  Often seen in preschool classrooms, geoboards are an amazing math manipulative that helps explore not only shapes, but area, perimeter and angles and can be used all through the elementary years as a hands-on…

Pumpkin Volcano

Pumpkin Volcano

Fall is in the air so it’s the perfect time to make a magically erupting (surprisingly simple!) pumpkin volcano. Check out the simple step-by-step below and then hop over and grab our mega pack of 30 Science Experiments that are kid-approved! Getting Ready To make our pumpkin volcano we needed to gather a few simple…

EDITABLE Math Center Labels

EDITABLE Math Center Labels

Whether you use Daily Three, math groups or something else entirely, these editable math center labels make it so easy to customize a station rotation that’s a perfect fit for your classroom.

First up?! Get to work customizing your center cards.

The set includes 48 EDITABLE center cards! (You can check out the complete list in the product description below.)

PLUS, you’ll receive 20 editable color group labels (12 shape groups + 8 color groups).

Or, if you prefer, type your own names onto the set of customizable group labels.

Because the set is completely customizable, the options are limitless!

AND, as a fun bonus, you’ll also get customizable student labels so you can personalize a pocket chart of their math groups too.

The editable math center labels will take your rotations to a whole new level of organization.

 

INSIDE YOU’LL FIND:

–> Addition

–> Base ten blocks

–> Board Games

–> Calendar

–> Card Games

–> Comparing

–> Computers

–> Counting

–> Counting bears

–> Dice

–> Dominoes

–> Estimation

–> Fact Families

–> Fractions

–> Geometry

–> Graphing

–> iPad

–> LEGOS

–> Magnetic Numbers

–> Math Facts

–> Math journal

–> Math links

–> Measurement

–> Meet with the teacher (6 versions)

–> Money

–> Number line

–> Pattern blocks

–> Playdough

–> Popsicle Sticks

–> Puzzles

–> Reading math books

–> Shapes

–> Smart Board

–> Sorting

–> Spinner Games

–> Subtraction

–> Surprise

–> Tallying

–> Temperature

–> Ten frames

–> Time

–> Unifix cubes

–> Weight

Ultimate STEM Center Starter Kit

Ultimate STEM Center Starter Kit

Are you excited to build your STEM center but aren’t sure where to start? This is for you!

 

The Ultimate STEM Center Starter Kit includes 4 of my most popular STEM packs:

 

–> 24 toothpick STEM structure task cards

–> 48 famous landmark building challenges

–> 45 geoboard task cards

–> 60 linear measurement challenges

 

PLUS the starter kit also gives you must-have supplies that make it so easy to set up a colorful center kids will love:

 

–> Decorative “STEM Center” bunting

–> Colorful scientific method posters

–> EDITABLE labels for pencil box storage

–> EDITABLE labels for larger box storage

–> EDITABLE checklist for student work

 

Help kids develop abstract thinking, problem solving, teamwork and critical STEM skills with this sanity-saving starter kit.

 

It’s perfect for preschool, kindergarten, first and second grade!

Farm STEM Challenges

Farm STEM Challenges

Whether you’re planning a farm-themed unit or are in need of motivating ways to teach kids important science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) skills, this activity pack is sure to do the trick. The 6 playful challenges are perfect to use in STEM centers, math stations or as early finisher tasks. Snag your set in our…

Farm STEM Challenges

Farm STEM Challenges

These farm STEM challenges are a must-try! Students will love diving into measurement, engineering, number recognition, addition, shapes and problem solving.

The set is perfect to use in STEM centers, math stations or as early finisher tasks.

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INSIDE YOU’LL FIND:

–> 15 geoboard task cards + a record sheet

–> 15 building block task cards + a record sheet

–> 15 linear measurement task cards + a record sheet

–> 10 baby animal match up puzzles

–> How many long? measurement activity

–> Roll and Cover Pattern Block Mats (There are two versions: one practicing numbers and a second for addition.)

Apple STEM Challenges

Apple STEM Challenges

These apple STEM challenges are a must-try! Grab a bag of apples and dive into science, measurement, buoyancy, life cycles, 2D shapes and numbers.

The set is perfect to use in STEM centers, math stations or as early finisher tasks.

—————> Bundle with all of our STEM challenges and SAVE!

 

INSIDE YOU’LL FIND:

–> Apple Investigation Sheets (There are two versions: one using US measurement and one for metric.)

–> Apple Boat Races

–> Apple Life Cycle Poster

–> Apple Life Cycle Craftivity

–> Apple Life Cycle Cut and Paste Sequencing Activity

–> What’s Next? (You can practice any combination of numbers from 1 to 120.)

–> 2D Shape Concentration Game (Pick from 10 different 2D shapes.)