Archives for June 2017

25+ STEM Challenges for Kids: Child-Centered Projects Focused on Building

Here’s a collection of over 25 STEM challenges for kids focusing on building, engineering, and design. What I especially like about these specific STEM and STEAM activities are how open-ended they are and how they allow children to really take part with minimal adult assistance. Follow our STEM and STEAM Activities Pinterest board!     Not […]

Playground Science for Kids: Exploring Ramps and Friction on a Slide

Head out to your nearest slide and explore gravity and friction! This playground science activity is a great way for young children to explore physics using a variety of materials right in their own backyard or at the neighborhood or school playground! Follow our Science for Kids Pinterest Board   This post contains affiliate links. […]

Mystery Bag STEM Design Challenge with Free Printable Challenge Cards

Take part in a super fun STEM activity using recyclables and other basic materials in this mystery bag STEM building challenge with free printable STEM challenge cards! Kids will receive a bag of mystery items and then use those materials to complete a design challenge. This activity is perfect to do both in the classroom or at […]

Easy Starfish Craft for Kids with Free Printable Template

Print out this free starfish template and invite your child or student to create a beautiful starfish craft. Children can use various art materials and art techniques to create all kinds of colorful sea stars! Follow our Art for Kids Pinterest board!   This post contains affiliate links.   Looking for a simple and easy […]

Ocean Crafts for Kids Made from Common Materials Around the House

Grab some paper plates, egg cartons, cardboard tubes, and other common items from around the house and create all kinds of sea animal and ocean crafts! This collection of  sea animal crafts and ocean crafts can be made from recyclables and other common materials  and includes links to directions for making starfish, whales, fish, walrus, octopus, […]