Have you promised yourself that this will finally be the year that you keep your classroom organized? That somehow your supply closet, desk, and work stations will stay tidy all year long? If so, these STEM supply labels are for you! Scroll below to grab your freebie and then make sure to snag our Endless STEM Bundle so you can stock your center with exciting STEM activities
Spring is just around the corner and my kiddos are itching to start planting seeds. Our little DIY sprout house made from sponges had my kids giddy with excitement. Combining engineering and science into one awesome project was a motivating way to learn about germination. It definitely brought a whole new meaning to the word “greenhouse”! (Get it?!) These awesome sprout houses are the perfect addition
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!
There’s nothing quite as intriguing as cracking secret codes so this freebie is a must-grab! As students use their cipher wheel to decode the words, they’ll be having so much fun that they won’t even realize that they’re working on beginning coding skills they can use to write computer codes later on. Grab your freebie below and then make sure to hop over and snag
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
Studying shapes can feel a lot like learning a foreign language to kids. Rhombuses, trapezoids, spheres… even the NAMES are tricky. But thankfully, with lots of practice, students can memorize not only their crazy titles but also all of the characteristics that make each one special. These 12 playful games make it fun for children to dive into 2D and 3D shapes once and for
If you’re looking for easy to follow, engaging STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) activities your kids will beg to repeat over and over again, you’ve come to the right spot! The Endless STEM Bundle is packed with kid-tested challenges that build problem solving, teamwork and (of course!) STEM skills. Grab your Endless STEM Bundle in our shop or on Teachers Pay Teachers. It’s Endless!
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
I love being outside with my students in the fall. There is always so much to see and learning about the changing environment helps children appreciate and understand their surroundings. This fall scavenger hunt is the perfect way to do just that. Scroll below to grab your freebie that gets your kiddos outside and observing nature all around them. Then make sure to hop over
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!