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Learning Outcome: STEAM

Fall Craft Activity - Stick Puppets

Crow Stick Puppets

Corn is harvested in the fall and early winter months, and crows love it! Crows enjoy eating the corn, which is why farmers put up scarecrows—to scare crows away! This craft will help to teach kids about why fall is often symbolized with corn, scarecrows and crows.

Fall Leaves - Luminaria

Fall Leaves Luminaria

Fall leaves turn fiery hues of gold, yellow and red. Use those colors to create luminarias, small paper lanterns, that can be used to teach about the transitioning colors of leaves in the fall and how light shines through different materials.

Granparent's Day Activity - Jewelry Holder

Grandparents’ Jewelry Holder

Many grandparents value their jewelry and watches because of their inherent value and the memories they inspire. Create a little bowl made specially for them to hold these items. We're going to use air-dry foam and putty along with our reusable inflatable forms to make these keepsakes.

Grandparent's Day Craft - Coaster

Grampa & Gran’s Coaster

Everyone can use a special coaster! Gran and Grampa will think of their grandkids every time they drink coffee or a cool drink while using these crafty coasters. Plus, children will learn some basic construction skills.

Grandparent's Day - Bookmarks

Watercolor Bookmarks for Grandma and Grandpa

No matter our age, reading is good for our brains! Encourage grandma and grandpa to read more by giving them a unique and personal bookmark gift. It's sure to bring smiles to their faces!

EARTH DAY Activity DRY FOAM MODEL

Earth Air Dry Foam Model

Create a unique model of Earth using air-dry foam and inflatable shapes! The foam is put onto an inflated shape of the children's choosing, allowed to dry, and then the form is deflated and removed. The air-dry foam remains intact and in shape!

Skeleton Handprints Creative Craft Activity for Halloween

Skeleton Handprints

A unique twist on handprint activities! Creating these spooky handprints is not only fun for the Halloween season, but is also a great opportunity to discuss the human skeleton, bones and x-rays!

Peppermint Straw Tree Ornament Creative Craft Activity for the Holidays

Peppermint Straw Tree Ornaments

Create colorful Christmas trees while getting early practice with basic length and measurement skills. Bright, striped art straws make for a unique holiday design. Add a star on top and you've got a perfect holiday ornament!

Shapes Penguins Creative Craft Activity for Winter

Shapes Penguins

These adorable penguins aren't just a tun of fun to make—they're also a great early STEAM activity! Through artwork and imagination, children will practice combining simple shapes to make more interesting complex figures.

Insta-Snow® Winter Slime Creative Craft Activity for Winter

Insta-Snow® Winter Slime

In this activity, snow gets slimy! The mesmerizing slime concoction you'll make provides a unique sensory experience and is a delight to squeeze and squish. A terrific way to build fine motor skills, enjoy sensory stimulation and create a winter-themed project.

OBSTACLE COURSE

Obstacle Course

Get kids thinking, creating and moving! This activity is perfect for the kids to practice both engineering and motor skills. Children will plan out blueprints for their own obstacle course, construct it and bring their ideas to life.

SHAPING A SELF PORTRAIT

Shaping a Self Portrait

Unlock the abstract mind of young children! While learning about shapes, children can take this activity to make further observations and discoveries about the world around them and themselves.

WEATHER MURAL

Weather Murals

When you are working with little kids and paint, cleanup stations are a must. Prepare a few buckets of both soapy water and clean water with rags.

PITTER PATTER PLATE

Pitter Patter Plate

Combine art and science to teach about elements that resist one another! A perfect introduction to the crayon-resist technique, this activity will also help children build grasping and motor skills as they scrunch and grip paper towels for painting.

Stamping Creative Craft Activity - Patterns

Pattern Stamping

Seamlessly combine art with logic and math by teaching patterns using stamps! Children can practice both recognizing and creating patterns through a colorful, hands-on stamping activity.

Stamping Creative Craft Activity - Create Your Own Park

Build-A-Park Activity

Use stampers to create your dream park! Children will use their imaginations to think of their perfect park, then use stampers and other collage materials to bring that vision to life. You may follow this activity up with your own trip to the park!

Stamping Creative Craft Activity - Math

Stamping Math

Use stamping to reinforce simple math skills! This engaging activity combines the artistic aspects of stamping with addition and/or subtraction to build one-to-one correspondence, number recognition and other critical early math skills.

Super Colored Snow

Super Colored Snow

Sensory activities are often some of the most popular classroom activities. They give children a break from some of their more routine activities and explore the vital sensation of touch. This stimulating activity incorporating Liquid WatercolorTM and sensory snow has an added scientific element as well.

Fall Leaves - Luminaria

Fall Leaves Luminaria

Fall leaves turn fiery hues of gold, yellow and red. Use those colors to create luminarias, small paper lanterns, that can be used to teach about the transitioning colors of leaves in the fall and how light shines through different materials.

OBSTACLE COURSE

Obstacle Course

Get kids thinking, creating and moving! This activity is perfect for the kids to practice both engineering and motor skills. Children will plan out blueprints for their own obstacle course, construct it and bring their ideas to life.

Stamping Creative Craft Activity - Create Your Own Park

Build-A-Park Activity

Use stampers to create your dream park! Children will use their imaginations to think of their perfect park, then use stampers and other collage materials to bring that vision to life. You may follow this activity up with your own trip to the park!

SHAPING A SELF PORTRAIT

Shaping a Self Portrait

Unlock the abstract mind of young children! While learning about shapes, children can take this activity to make further observations and discoveries about the world around them and themselves.

WEATHER MURAL

Weather Murals

When you are working with little kids and paint, cleanup stations are a must. Prepare a few buckets of both soapy water and clean water with rags.

Stamping Creative Craft Activity - Patterns

Pattern Stamping

Seamlessly combine art with logic and math by teaching patterns using stamps! Children can practice both recognizing and creating patterns through a colorful, hands-on stamping activity.

STEM Activities show n tell

Show and Tell Science & Math

Show and tell is an age-old activity that happens in many classrooms. Put an academic spin on this activity and support standards at the same time. The children have lots of fun while learning set comparison using science materials and a simple graph.

DANCING SPAGHETTI

Dancing Spaghetti

Make spaghetti do tricks with this fun and fizzy experiment! While this activity is a real dance party in a glass, by observing the results of combining baking soda and vinegar children will gain a unique perspective on chemical reactions.

HOMEMADE FUN STETHOSCOPES

Homemade Stethoscopes

Young children are fascinated with how the human body works, and listening to a heartbeat is particularly intriguing. This activity provides a simple way to hear to the human heartbeat and gain body awareness by learning about and creating a rudimentary stethoscope.

STEM Activities measure with cubes

Measuring With Cubes

Measuring lengths of items is always a fun learning experience for little ones. Since it's not yet important for young children to know specific units such as inches and feet, using other materials provides a unique approach while teaching the fundamentals.

STEM Activities oil and water

Oil and Water Don’t Mix

This simple activity is sure to spark an interest in science for little ones! Children will marvel as they witness oil floating on top of water and discover what happens when they place drops of Liquid Watercolor into a cup of oil!

STEM Activities go fast

I Can Go Fast and Far

Children will go fast and far as they explore ramps, how they work and how they can affect an object's speed. Through this activity, children will discover that the steeper the incline of the ramp, the faster and further an object will travel.

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