1. Leaf Tessellation Collaborative STEM Art Project

    Celebrate the colors of fall with this leaf tessellation project!  I think that tessellating shapes are fascinating, and such a fun mix of math and art.  A tessellation is defined…

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  2. Do a LEGO Bridge Building Challenge!

    Here's a fun STEM building challenge for kids! Set up this bridge building activity and challenge kids to construct a sturdy LEGO® bridge that spans the width of the river.…

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  3. Build a Powerful Popsicle Stick Catapult

    STEM challenge for kids - build a catapult out of popsicle sticks! Here's a fun (and effective) catapult to build out of popsicle sticks, hot glue, and a few other…

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  4. Favorite STEM Toys for Creative Kids

    I am a firm believer that the types of toys we have in our homes greatly affects our kids' creativity.  The toy aisles at most big box stores are filled…

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  5. These pool noodle planes will really fly!

    Build an airplane out of a pool noodle and some simple craft supplies!  This fun activity for kids combines fun with STEM learning as kids explore the best possible airplane…

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  6. Awesome Science Experiments with Hot Wheels Cars

    Let's do some Hot Wheels STEM projects!  These simple science experiments feel like play, but kids will actually be exploring the physics concepts of velocity, mass, momentum, and air resistance.…

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  7. Live Bird Cams to Watch

    Here are some bird cams that your kids might enjoy watching. It's the perfect time of year to follow along as the eggs hatch and the chicks grow! Watch eagles,…

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  8. STEM Challenge: Build a Cardboard Box Ball Track

    Here's a fun STEM challenge - combine cardboard boxes with Hot Wheels track to make a really awesome ball track!  Elementary kids will enjoy this building challenge, and preschoolers will…

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  9. Build Math Patterns with LEGO Bricks

    Here's a fun way to use LEGO® bricks - build some math patterns! And by patterns, I don't mean just your usual preschool patterns. We're moving beyond red-blue-red-blue here because…

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  10. Awesome Science Experiment: Make Hot Ice with Baking Soda and Vinegar

    Here's a fun science experiment that will definitely get a "wow" from the kids.  Combine baking soda and vinegar to make sodium acetate, or hot ice!  It crystalizes instantly when…

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