Preschool STEM Activities

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!

Preschool Science

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.

 

Preschool Technology

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!

 

Preschool Engineering

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.

 

Preschool Math

Go on a shape hunt. 

Make number trail mix!

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:

Sort 2-dimensional shapes.

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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