When fall is in the air, it’s time for pumpkin STEM activities! There are so many wonderful science and STEM activities for all sorts of pumpkins — the real deal, candy pumpkins, and even paper pumpkins. Here are my top 6 favorite pumpkin STEM activities! Pumpkin STEM Activity 1: Pumpkin Picker DescriptionDesign and build a […]
As I was preparing for this blog post, the number of Halloween STEM activities I had in mind just…kept….growing… like some kind of terrifying creature from beyond! 😂 I know it’s not cool to crown yourself, but I’m feeling a little like the (unofficial) Queen of Halloween STEM over here. Check out my 20 Halloween […]
These 5 Halloween STEM challenge activities are perfect for keeping kids engaged!
Real talk: Halloween is not battle you want to fight with your students! And why would you when it doesn’t have to be a struggle? I love this activity for both oral and written communication! It’s simple, but powerful, and adjustable to any age. In fact, when I was using this with my niece […]
If you’re looking to apply learning in adaptations, habitats, food chains and food webs, life cycles, genetics & heredity, evolution, and/or human body systems, this STEM / STEAM challenge is a student-favorite way to get the job done joyfully! The Basics In this STEM/STEAM Challenge students will design a “create-ure” that has never […]
Kids have the worst time trying to concentrate on school the day of Halloween — and it’s even worse the day after! You’ll need something extra engaging for them in order to keep their brains working at max capacity. Wouldn’t you know it, I’ve got just the Halloween activity: Ghosts in the Graveyard! Premise: Students build […]
OK, let’s be realistic: to achieve actual learning on Halloween and the days before and after Halloween, you’re going to have to shake things up. This calls for a hands-on, ultra-engaging Halloween activity! Wouldn’t you know it, I’ve got just the thing: Treat Toss! OK, let’s be realistic: to achieve actual learning on Halloween and […]
The first big holiday in the school year is a big deal! Halloween is one of my favorite holidays, so I always like to do fun — but still very academic — activities to capitalize on the students’ excitement. This Halloween activity & challenge fits the bill: Creature Catcher! You may have seen this called a […]
This Halloween STEM activity is perfect to keep students engaged with brain-busting fun that doesn’t break the bank!
Kids have the worst time trying to concentrate on school the day of Halloween — and it’s even worse the day after! You’ll need something extra engaging for them in order to keep their brains working at max capacity. Wouldn’t you know it, I’ve got just the Halloween activity: Wings Wanted! Premise: This is essentially a […]