STEM and STEAM challenges with simple supplies are FUN in Preschool and Kindergarten, but they also invite kids to critical thinking in order to find a solution to a basic inquiry. The fall STEAM challenge invites preschoolers to engineer a free-standing tree with leaves. Whether your own kids are in childcare, in a Preschool or Kindergarten classroom or at home, they will love designing their own … [Read more...] about FALL STEAM Challenge: Engineering Free-Standing Trees with Leaves
If you have a fan of rockets at home, in childcare, or in your classrooms, kids will adore learning and playing with rocket-themed activities. Whether your kids like STEM/STEAM activities, crafting, or just playing with rockets, they'll have FUN with all the activities designed to encourage hands-on creation and learning through PLAY. Rocket STEM/STEAM, Crafts, and Playful Learning Activities … [Read more...] about Rocket STEM/STEAM, Crafts, and Playful Activities for Kids!
Sensory-based activities are the ultimate way to bring playful learning explorations to preschoolers. Using all 5 senses in learning activities promotes problem-solving skills and investigation. In this fun activity, preschoolers will sort items based on the corresponding sense the items belong to. Preschoolers can then be challenged to go on a 5 senses scavenger hunt. Find everything you need to … [Read more...] about Exploring all 5 Senses in Preschool: Sorting Activities and Books
We are pleased, once again, to partner with Left Brain Craft Brain in the 28 Days of STEM and STEAM project. Simple STEAM challenges give kids opportunities to use science, technology, engineering, the arts, and math to develop critical thinking skills they can take into their everyday world. The Love Boat STEAM Engineering Challenge is FUN for kids, but they'll build important skills while … [Read more...] about The Love Boat STEAM Engineering Challenge for Kids!
We are pleased to join other amazing educators and educational bloggers this month in the 28 Days of STEM and STEAM project by Left Brain Craft Brain. Opportunities to explore STEM and STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts, and Math) challenges in the classroom or at home do NOT have to be complicated. By offering simple challenges, kids will develop critical thinking skills to take … [Read more...] about Valentine’s Day STEAM: PEEPS Playdough and Heart Engineering Challenge!
Just in time for summer, Colleen Kessler and Page Street Publishing have released a new playful learning book, 100 Backyard Activities That Are The Dirtiest, Coolest, Creepy-Crawliest EVER! There is a whole world waiting to be discovered right in your own backyard. Kids will delight in the activity suggestions that compel explorations while having FUN learning. The ladybug house construction is … [Read more...] about 100 Backyard Activities Book by Colleen Kessler: Ladybug House Science