Fun Learning Activities for Students

STEM experiments and other hands on learning ideas for teaching writing, math, and science.
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45 STEM Quick Builds
STEM Quick Builds: ✅ Are quick & easy to implement (~15-20 minutes) ✅ Use 5 or fewer simple materials ✅ Emphasize problem-solving & critical thinking ✅ Have built-in student choice (two options for each challenge) 🙌 These challenges are perfect! Just a few simple materials, choice for students and highly engaging. Easy to accomplish in a short stem class. Thank you!" Kathie G., 3rd - 5th grade teacher
The Candy Cane Calamity STEM Challenge is a ton of rigorous fun! Don't worry, there are ways to manage this with social distance and distance learning. Click through to the blog and check out the video walk-throughs for a normal year and pandemic modifications! Steam Challenges, Fun Christmas Activities, Holiday Classroom, Stem Activity
Candy Cane Calamity Christmas STEM Challenge
The Candy Cane Calamity STEM Challenge is a ton of rigorous fun! Don't worry, there are ways to manage this with social distance and distance learning. Click through to the blog and check out the video walk-throughs for a normal year and pandemic modifications!
The Snow Scoop STEM Challenge is a ton of rigorous fun, and it's the perfect winter activity to keep students engaged! Click through to the blog for the video walk-through and all the details! January School Age Activities, Seasons Stem Activity, January Steam Activities For Kids, Winter Themed Stem Activities, Winter Steam Activities Elementary, Stem Winter Activities For Kids, Winter Stem Activities Elementary, Christmas Steam Activities, Winter Steam Activities
Snow Scoop Winter STEM Challenge
The Snow Scoop STEM Challenge is a ton of rigorous fun, and it's the perfect winter activity to keep students engaged! Click through to the blog for the video walk-through and all the details!
The Snowman Stretch STEM Challenge is a ton of rigorous fun, and it's the perfect winter activity to keep students engaged! Don't worry, there are ways to manage this with social distance and distance learning. Click through to the blog and check out the video walk-throughs for a normal year and pandemic modifications! Science Writing, Winter Activity, Science Lesson, Stem Challenge, Stem Challenges
Snowman Stretch Winter STEM Challenge
The Snowman Stretch STEM Challenge is a ton of rigorous fun, and it's the perfect winter activity to keep students engaged! Don't worry, there are ways to manage this with social distance and distance learning. Click through to the blog and check out the video walk-throughs for a normal year and pandemic modifications!
The Candy Cane Calamity STEM Challenge is a ton of rigorous fun! Don't worry, there are ways to manage this with social distance and distance learning. Click through to the blog and check out the video walk-throughs for a normal year and pandemic modifications! Throw In The Towel
Candy Cane Calamity Christmas STEM Challenge
The Candy Cane Calamity STEM Challenge is a ton of rigorous fun! Don't worry, there are ways to manage this with social distance and distance learning. Click through to the blog and check out the video walk-throughs for a normal year and pandemic modifications!
Candy Cane Calamity Christmas STEM Challenge
The Candy Cane Calamity STEM Challenge is a ton of rigorous fun! Don't worry, there are ways to manage this with social distance and distance learning. Click through to the blog and check out the video walk-throughs for a normal year and pandemic modifications!
Treat Toss Halloween STEM Challenge
Students build a low-energy machine to toss treats. This catapult or slingshot challenge is the perfect Halloween activity or for units on simple machines and forces! Click through to the blog to learn about the simple materials, ways to differentiate & check out the full video walk-through so you'll know exactly how to run this Halloween STEM Challenge!
Creature Catcher Halloween STEM Challenge
Students design a device to catch as many “creatures” as possible. If you aren't allowed to do Halloween activities, you can use this to start off a unit on spiders, food chains/webs, energy pyramids and more! Click through to the blog to learn about the simple materials, ways to differentiate & check out the full video walk-through so you'll know exactly how to run this Halloween STEM Challenge!
Wings Wanted Halloween STEM Challenge
This STEM Challenge where students design a new set of bat wings for flight distance and/or accuracy is the perfect Halloween activity or your units on bats, Stellaluna, food chains & ecosystems and more! Click through to the blog to learn about the simple materials, ways to differentiate & check out the full video walk-through so you'll know exactly how to run this Halloween STEM Challenge!
Ghosts in the Graveyard Halloween STEM Challenge
Students create a ghost transporter that lifts cotton ball “ghosts” from the ground to the top of a pulley (a non-Halloween themed version using grapes is included). It's the perfect introduction to simple machines & pulleys! Click through to the blog to learn about the simple materials, ways to differentiate & check out the full video walk-through so you'll know exactly how to run this Halloween STEM Challenge!
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The Bean Bind STEM Challenge is the perfect STEM activity for Easter and spring! Students build a bean sorter to bring order back to the bean factory! A video walk-through and modifications are included to help you make the challenge engaging and productive for students in grades 2 - 8. Click through to the blog for a video walk-through & more! Easter Stem Challenge, Spring Stem Activities, Easter Stem, Spring Stem, Html Color Codes, Types Of Beans, Primary Maths
Spring STEM Challenge - Bean Bind
The Bean Bind STEM Challenge is the perfect STEM activity for Easter and spring! Students build a bean sorter to bring order back to the bean factory! A video walk-through and modifications are included to help you make the challenge engaging and productive for students in grades 2 - 8. Click through to the blog for a video walk-through & more!
The Carrot Carriage STEM Challenge is a perfect fit for your Easter activities and spring lessons. Check out the blog for a video walk-through and all the details. Spring Activities For High School, Girl Scout Easter Activities, Easter Stem Activities For Kids, Easter Elementary Activities, Easter Stem Activities Elementary, Classroom Easter Activities, April Stem Activities, Easter Steam
Easter STEM Challenge – Carrot Carriage
The Carrot Carriage STEM Challenge is a perfect fit for your Easter activities and spring lessons. Check out the blog for a video walk-through and all the details.