STEM/STEAM Lessons, Activities and Ideas
Encourage innovation, invention and creativity with these hands-on ideas for science, technology, engineering and math.
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If allergies aren’t a concern, you can whip up these adorable snacks for your students. If allergies are a concern, you can always send the recipe home. Vanilla pudding dyed blue makes for perfect water, and graham cracker crumbs are the perfect stand-in for sand. Add some Swedish Fish and a little umbrella for good measure! Image source: Hunny I’m Home
Since rock painting is always fun, why not try painting rocks to resemble the planets and the sun? Once done, you can lay them out on a piece of black card stock. Be sure to use fine-tip permanent paint pens so you can really capture the details and even leave them outside for friends to find! Image source: Artistro
We especially love that this project puts the concept of upcycling to good use. Have your students save all their various bottle caps and lids before you plan to do this project. Finally, paint them as necessary and lay them out on some black paper to represent the various planets in the solar system. Image source: Still Playing School