Snow STEM Challenges


Add a major dose of magic to your lesson plans this winter with a batch of engaging snow STEM challenges! Students will love learning how snowflakes are made and then diving into engineering, problem solving and (of course!) STEM (science, technology, engineering and math).

The STEM challenges are perfect for winter parties, snow units, early finisher activities, STEM boxes or just because.



–> Snow fact sheet

–> “All About Snow” record sheet

–> 10 toothpick and marshmallow task cards + record sheet

–> Build your own toothpick and marshmallow snowflake + record sheet

–> 10 EASY geoboard task cards + record sheet

–> 10 HARD geoboard task cards + record sheet

–> 12 task cards comparing the weight of marshmallow “snowballs” to common class supplies like paperclips

–> 2 EASY roll and cover pattern block mats

–> 2 HARD roll, add and cover pattern block mats

–> I Have, Who Has 2D Shape Game


“My students love these activities! I love the way they help the students think creatively to complete the different activities.” – Brenda R.

“Quick and easy to print and prep! Easy resource for small group work and independent exploration.” – Lisa B.

“Love these!! We used them for a STEM school night too!” – Holly B.

“The whole packet was great.  We built snowflakes from marshmallows and toothpicks. The students had fun and learned at the same time. We used this for our Monthly school wide STEM activity.” – Misty W.

“What an amazing resource – I plan on using it across multiple grade levels in the library to accompany the many snow books we’ve enjoyed together! I love that the materials are so easy to obtain and that the directions are so clear. Thanks for your hard work!” – Old Dog New Tricks