This giant collection of LEGO challenge cards is a simple prep, fun way to sneak some STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) learning into the day. With cards that range from easy to difficult, little engineers will love tackling the designs. Grab your set below and add them to a classroom center, engineering activity, homeschool lesson, or free play. There are so many ways to use these cards!
Building straw bridges is a fun way to strengthen kids’ science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) skills. With just a few simple supplies, they can design a load bearing bridge just like the ones they drive across in cars! This post contains an Amazon affiliate link. Learning About Bridges Before diving into our engineering project, I wanted to introduce the kids to some bridge basics so I pulled out
Pattern blocks are such an easy way to incorporate STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) into the classroom! Just print the cards below, grab your blocks, and you’re ready to build kids’ design, problem solving and planning skills. Getting Ready To prep, I simply printed the cards on cardstock to give them extra durability and cut them apart with my scissors. Note: If you were
I don’t know about you, but oftentimes in my class, we transition quickly from one lesson to the next. I was finding that we were missing a very powerful piece of our lesson: the reflection. To help kids make greater connections to our STEM activities, I created a batch of simple pamphlets so they could reflect on their learning, increase understanding and build critical thinking
Our Famous Landmark Challenge Cards have been a huge hit so I was eager to pull together a new batch of building cards with a fall-themed twist! These building cards are perfect to use in STEM centers, makerspaces, or math stations. Grab your free set below and then hop over and snag our complete 4 seasons pack here! Getting Ready I printed the cards on cardstock to
Whether you’re looking for a fun way to enjoy the outdoors or you want to sneak in a little learning into your summer days, these 15 backyard engineering projects for kids are must-tries. Race LEGOs down DIY ziplines, build rockets that really soar, launch marshmallows in the air and try your hand at classic egg drop science experiments. Kids will be tackling backyard engineering projects for days!
Hunting down STEM activities for young kids can be overwhelming. It takes SO MUCH TIME to search through Pinterest piecing together ideas. But this activity pack will take all of the stress out of making Easter STEM centers your students will beg to repeat over and over again. Use the activities as party stations, set them out for your early finishers, or use them as
These St. Patrick’s Day STEM Challenges are a must-try! The set is perfect to use in STEM centers, math stations or as early finisher tasks for your little leprechauns. Grab your pack in our shop or on Teachers Pay Teachers! Peek Inside All five of the activities teach kids important STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) skills. First up, build 10 Irish objects out of LEGOS.
Get ready for some snow-tastic winter STEM challenges! This motivating batch of STEM activities is perfect to use with small groups or as centers. Grab your set in our shop or on Teachers Pay Teachers! Peek Inside Kids will love working their way through the pack! First, they’ll use a batch of pattern blocks to build colorful snowflakes. Skinny rbombuses, hexagons, squares… they are all put to
If your first graders constantly ask how and why things work, then they are ready for STEM (science, technology, engineering and math)! These fun, hands-on STEM activities are just right for first grade. They’re the perfect compliment to our jam-packed STEM Challenge Bundle. First grade is a wonderful time to introduce STEM topics on a deeper level, beyond just simple experiment demonstrations, because students are ready