Are you as excited as I am about making a DIY catapult with your students?! Get your students ready to soar by launching objects across the classroom and testing how far they'll go! Building a catapult is a classic STEM activity. Tell your kids to get their thinking caps on and start building their own DIY catapult! Let's get started! STEAM Stats: Building a popsicle stick catapult is … [Read more...] about STEM Project Idea: DIY Craft Stick Catapult
There’s no doubt about it, you're gonna roll for this easy to make DIY maze game! It’s super fast and simple to build, in no time. Perfect STEM project for a class of any size! Are you ready? Let’s begin! STEM stats: This quick and easy maze runner will be sure to keep the kids busy, but also teach science and engineering in the process. Marble runs or as I'm calling it Maze Runner, are a … [Read more...] about STEM Project Idea: DIY Maze Game
Today I'm going to show you how to make DIY bubble wands for your Summer Camp kids! What I love about this, it's such an easy project for the kids to work on and have fun together with after. Plus the best part, you only need a couple supplies to make them! After the kids are done, you can either have them make their own bubbles or create a bubble station. I have directions to make your own … [Read more...] about Beaded Bubble Wands For Kids
Education is full of lots of acronyms, and one of the most buzzed about abbreviations being used in the last few years is STEAM. That's not a typo! Most everyone is familiar with STEM by now, but STEAM is...uh...catching steam. What do all these letters mean and what what is the difference between STEM and STEAM? Let's find out. What Is the Difference Between STEM and STEAM? STEM is an … [Read more...] about What’s the Difference Between STEM and STEAM?
Make this monster felt board for any pre-schooler and let them build their own monsters time and time again. This reusable board is perfect for imaginative play and it is actually really easy to make. Just download our free SVG file and use your Cricut or Silhouette to cut your own monster shapes! Monster Felt Board Supplies: Darice Wood Frame Darice Assorted Felt Sheets Large Felt … [Read more...] about Monster Felt Board for Pre-Schoolers
STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, and math) education is more than just a buzzword. STEAM is shaping what we teach and the way we teach. I recently touched on how STEAM education enhances student learning, and followed that up with ideas for how to budget for STEAM activities. Whether you are new to this style of instruction or a seasoned pro, the hunt for great activities is always … [Read more...] about Top 10 STEAM Focused Blogs for Teachers