Science, Math, and Art Activities for Kids at the Playground

Next time you head out to your local playground, try out some of these science, math, and art activities using playground equipment! Children can explore physics, create artwork, and play all at the same time. These playground learning activities are perfect for a weekend playdate or even to do at the beginning of the school year on the school playground!

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Science, Math, and Art Activities for Kids at the Playground

 

The playground can provide all kinds of opportunities for learning through play. From exploring physics with the slide to creating masterpieces on a tire swing, there’s all kinds of possibilities for children to explore science and art right outside!

 

Science, Math, and Art at the Playground

learning activities for kids at the playground

Exploring Ramps and Friction on the Slide from Buggy and Buddy

Finding Shapes on the Playground from Buggy and Buddy

Slide Drawing from Tinkerlab

 

learning activities for kids at the playground

Tire Swing Pendulum Painting from Housing a Forest

Why do We Get Dizzy on the Round About? from Red Ted Art for Science Sparks

Exploring Pendulums with a Swing from STEM Activities for Kids

 

science activities and art activities for kids at the playground

Egg Rolling Experiment from Science Sparks

Exploring Ice Cubes on a Slide from Mom Inspired Life

Playground Marble Run from Babble Dabble Do


Be sure to check out STEAM Kids book and ebook for even more creative STEM and STEAM ideas!

STEAM Kids: 50+ STEAM STEM activities for kids

 

science, math, and art activities for kids at the playground

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