Halloween STEM Challenge: Pumpkin Patch Paper Plate Marble Maze

Design a paper plate marble maze that looks just like a pumpkin patch in this Halloween STEM challenge for kids! Children will explore various physics concepts (like balance and gravity) as they create and design mazes and obstacles for marbles to travel through in their pumpkin patch paper plate marble mazes in this fun fall […]

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 […]

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 […]

STEM Challenge for Kids: Design a Paper Plate Marble Maze

In this STEM challenge for kids, children will create a paper plate marble maze game inspired by pinball machines using just a few common craft supplies and a marble. Follow our STEM for Kids Pinterest board!   This post contains affiliate links.   In our most recent science club, I challenged my students to create a pinball-like […]