Saving Sam: A Team-Building Activity
In these early weeks of school, it's so important to enforce the idea of teamwork among your classroom. I feel that if you have a classro...
Marshmallow Challenge Handout
This FREEBIE includes a color and black and white handout to provide to teams of students engaging in the Marshmallow Challenge activity. This activity is great to use as an icebreaker or to engage students in critical thinking, cooperative learning, and innovative thinking. It can also be used to r...
Last year my math class created a Sierpinski pyramid
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Motorized Coloring Machine Kids Can Make
You know what STEM is right? Science, technology, engineering and math. These are skills that kids really need to have a nice handle on- both boys and girls. We
Engineering Challenge: Can YOU Make a Pringles Ring?? -
Can YOU successfully build a Pringles Ring? Try it with this STEM challenge. It's perfect for kids and adults alike and only requires a can of Pringles!
STEM Challenge Easy Bridges with Straws
Here's another easy prep and easy materials STEM challenge that will be the most fun in your STEM class ever! It's a bridge-building activity that gives students a choice of the style bridge they want to try. The best news is: there are only two materials! That's right! Two materials!Note: This chal...
200+ Exciting Elementary STEM Projects
If you need STEM projects ideas, this is THE place to go! This is a collection of over 200 STEM projects and activities that kids love!
How to Build a Straw Tower: Homeschool STEM Project
Using only tape and straws, Sprite and I built a tower capable of holding a baseball! Here’s proof! This assignment from the Livingmath.net curriculum was not an easy project because there were no directions, just an assignment — build a
All You Need is Sunshine and Chocolate! - Teachers are Terrific
Every year I repeat certain STEM Challenges! Which ones do we repeat? Why, the ones we love the best, of course! Fourth graders always try Roller Coasters, fifth graders always try Catapults, and third graders always try Building Boats. Those three challenges are amazing and definitely are kid favorites. In the month of April, we…
4 Wonderful Things We Learned from Water Slides - Teachers are Terrific
Seasonal STEM Projects that can work all year! Here's a STEM challenge that kids will love all year long, but it also works perfectly for summer time! It's about Water Slides! Check this blog post for details!
Team Building for STEM Challenges - STEM Activities for Kids
How do you build community in your classroom? Have you tackled STEM Challenges yet? How do you prepare your students for the fabulous collaboration that can occur when they work in groups to solve a STEM problem? Stay tuned and I will give you a great idea! As many of you know I am a […]