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STEM for Kids
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April 10, 2019September 2, 2020

STEM for Kids

STEM challenges have become very popular in my classes. STEM for kids are perfect for a hands-on activity that promotes creativity, trial and error, and perseverance. Today children had the chance to be architects and engineers.  I challenged everyone to create a structure/home to keep an animal in. Small groups were given a bin with...

Rainbow Experiment
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March 22, 2019September 2, 2020

Rainbow Experiment

I love the Skittles rainbow experiment and have done it many times over the years. I really wanted to give my kindergarten students the opportunity to try it out. All you need are Skittles and water! Since I did this with a group of kindergarten children at school, I incorporated some math into our experiment....

Building STEM Challenge
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March 20, 2019September 2, 2020

Building STEM Challenge

I try to challenge my students with different STEM (science Technology Engineering and Math) activities on a regular basis. I find these challenges encourage persistence, problem solving and critical thinking, but from a kids point of view they are simply hands-on fun! For this activity, all you need are playdoh and glass stones. Since I...

Spring STEM
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March 17, 2019September 2, 2020

Spring STEM

With spring just around the corner, I am excited to do some new STEM (Science Technology Engineering and Technology) activities at home, and at school with my students! Young kids love to do science experiments, especially when they ‘explode’. This spring STEM experiment is easy to create and made from kid friendly ingredients. All you...