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Rainbow STEAM Activity

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Rainbow STEAM Activity

Science, technology, engineering, art, and mechanics activities are great tools for teaching and inspiring kids of all ages. STEAM activities harness the spirit of science and art to allow kids to try new and amazing things with fun and interactive experiments. Spring is a time filled with fun, the weather begins to warm up and the world begins again. So why not spend some time learning about how the world around us works? Messy Little Monster has a fantastic way to learn about science with water and rainbow colors. This fun walking rainbow activity is a fun lesson for little...

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Lego STEAM Activity

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Lego STEAM Activity

Legos are such a fun and simple way to teach STEM. They can be an excellent tool for teaching mechanics and engineering. Our kids love to build with Legos for fun, and I let them whenever they want to, however, I also like to sometimes challenge them with something like this bridge-building activity. Frugal Fun 4 Boys always has fantastic ideas for boys and girls. This bridge-building activity challenges the engineer in everyone. All you need is some legos, a drawing of a body of water to cross, and a little ingenuity. Every builder will come up with a different...

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Graphic Novels - Best Books

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Graphic Novels - Best Books

Graphic novels are quickly becoming a classroom norm in today's schools. Many teachers will even teach graphic novels to their students. Graphic novels have come a long way in recent years. We no longer classify them as purely comic books. They are so much more than that. Graphic novels have become an incredibly useful teaching tool for schools. In fact, many publishers and authors have switched from writing traditional novels and have chosen to rebrand with graphic novels. Graphic novels draw students into a story, especially younger students like middle schoolers. This generation is very visual, so having incredible graphics...

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Leprechaun Trap - March STEAM project

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Leprechaun Trap - March STEAM project

St. Patrick’s Day is a big deal in our house. My Great Grandparents were Irish immigrants in the 1900’s, so we always celebrate the holiday with great joy and respect. As kids I remember my grandmother cooking corned beef for dinner, I remember singing songs and enjoying treats. We even created a leprechaun trap with my mom and grandmother. It was always fun to create a little trap that would attempt to capture a leprechaun. We never did actually catch one, but we always ended up with some sweet little gold covered chocolate treats. It became a tradition we all...

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STEAM Activities - Burning Ice

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STEAM Activities - Burning Ice

As much as I want to rest and do nothing during Fall break I know that the best way to keep my kids from driving me up the wall is to find ways to keep them busy without driving me crazy. We plan a lot of independent activities during the fall break like legos, art, reading, and outdoor play but we also try to find activities that Mom or Dad can participate in, like this burning ice STEM activity, and gain that one-on-one parent-kid time. My husband loves hands-on activities with the kids. That means a lot of STEAM (Science,...

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