28 Days of Hands-On STEM Activities for February

An ex-engineer and current stay-at-home mom has 28 Days of Hands-On STEM Activities for Kids at her Left Brain Craft Brain blog that you can try in February, or any month of the year you choose.

Anne has organized the activities into four topic areas; here are the categories, with some examples from each:

  1. STEM Goes Green
    • Re-purpose Dryer Lint for Gardening
    • Easy Upcycled Catapult
    • Recycled DIY Can Telephones
  2. STEM Challenges
    • Build a Tower with [candy] Conversation Hearts
    • Paper Bag STEM Challenges
    • Bridge Building STEM Challenge
  3. Coding for Kids
    • Superhero Computer Coding Game Without a Computer
    • Coding Games -Building and Walking an Algorithm
    • Screen-Free Coding for Preschool and Kindergarten
  4. STEM On a Budget
    • 50 Creative Weather Activities
    • How to Create a STEM Cart in 5 Easy Steps
    • Math on a Budget: Learning with Q-Tips

Note: Anne authored the original version of her post in 2016 which was a leap year, so she actually included 29 ideas. :-)

image credit: CERDEC Math and Science Summer Camp, 2013 by U.S. Army CERDEC via Flickr, Creative Commons License (CC BY 2.0)