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4 Engineering Challenges for Kids (Cups, Craft Sticks, and Cubes!) - Frugal Fun For Boys and Girls - Informations About 4 Engineering Challenges for Kids (Cups, Craft Sticks, and Cubes! Steam Activities, Science Activities, Educational Activities, Science Experiments, Science Education, Steam Education, Science Inquiry, Science Ideas, Indoor Activities

4 Engineering Challenges for Kids (Cups, Craft Sticks, and Cubes!) - Frugal Fun For Boys and Girls

Here’s a simple open-ended building activity for kids of all ages – Colored craft sticks, wooden cubes, and small plastic cups! Simple materials, and yet we have been having a blast building all kinds of amazing structures with them. This project is the second project in our Summer STEAM Camp series! This week, we are […]

a Marble Run with Craft Sticks Build a marble run or marble maze with craft sticks - so simple and fun!Build a marble run or marble maze with craft sticks - so simple and fun! Stem Projects, Projects For Kids, Craft Projects, Science Projects, Games For Kids, Diy For Kids, Crafts For Kids, Craft Stick Crafts, Fun Crafts

Build a Marble Run with Craft Sticks - Frugal Fun For Boys and Girls

Of all the many marble runs we’ve built over the years, this is our new favorite! Simple materials and sturdy construction make it a WIN for a wide variety of ages. This would be great for a classroom STEM challenge. It all started the other day when we needed a break from homeschooling. It has […]

Paper Roller Coasters - A STEM Activity - Create a roller coaster from card stock and tape with at least one trick maneuver. Then calculate the average speed of the marble. Middle School Science, Elementary Science, Teaching Science, Elementary Teaching, Teaching Ideas, Paper Roller Coaster, Roller Coasters, Gifted Education, Science Education

Paper Roller Coasters - A STEM Activity, a project from Mr. Cooper

My students need cardstock and 30 rolls of tape to complete this project. Everybody loves roller coasters, or at least watching them, even if it is a marble rolling down a ramp. Imagine the sense o...

Easy DIY newspaper crafts and projects for kids and teens! Get creative using newspapers -- Fun ideas for recycled projects, crafts & building challenges that kids will LOVE! Engineering Projects, Stem Projects, Craft Projects, Engineering Challenges, Recycled Projects Kids, Group Projects, Steam Activities, Craft Activities, Activity Ideas

15 Things to Craft & Make Using Newspapers

Creative engineering challenges -- craft & build with newspapers!

Engineering Challenge: How fast can your team build a realistic spider web using one container of dental floss? Materials: (per group) One container of dental floss Scissors Timer Sheet of black paper (use as a work mat) . Steam Activities, Science Activities, Library Activities, Science Crafts, Science Ideas, Science Experiments, Science Classroom, Teaching Science, Stem Teaching

Spider Web: Engineering Challenge Project ~ Great STEM Activity!

Engineering Challenge: How fast can your team build a realistic spider web using one container of dental floss? Materials: (per group) One container of dental floss Scissors Timer Sheet of black paper (use as a work mat) This packet contains all the information you need to make this a great en...

The Pipecleaner (aka "Fuzzy Sticks") Challenge is one of my favorite STEM activities to introduce students to STEM learning. This is a fun, inexpensive, and engaging challenge that can be tailored to different ages, settings, and time-frames. This challe Steam Activities, Science Activities, Science Ideas, Science Experiments, Science Books, Teambuilding Activities, Science Notebooks, Science Classroom, Teaching Science

Pipecleaner STEM Challenge — Vivify STEM

The Pipecleaner (aka "Fuzzy Sticks") Challenge is one of my favorite STEM activities to introduce students to STEM learning. This is a fun, inexpensive, and engaging challenge that can be tailored to different ages, settings, and time-frames. This challenge is also an excellent team icebreaker.

Hundred Toothpicks: Engineering Challenge Project ~ Great STEM Activity! One Hundred Toothpicks: Engineering Challenge Project ~ GrOne Hundred Toothpicks: Engineering Challenge Project ~ Gr 4th Grade Science, Stem Science, Science Labs, Science Lessons, Teaching Science, Stem Challenges, Engineering Challenges, Stem Learning, Stem Projects

One Hundred Toothpicks: Engineering Challenge Project ~ Great STEM Activity!

Engineering Challenge: What is the tallest free-standing tower you can build with 100 toothpicks and two cups of mini-marshmallows? Materials: (per pair or group) 100 toothpicks Two cups of mini-marshmallows Containers for supplies (ziploc bags or plastic ones) Ruler or tape measure This packet ...

Don't let a rainy day stop your kids from playing. These are fun and easy rainy day kids activities to keep them entertained, active and busy! Craft Stick Crafts, Fun Crafts, Crafts For Kids, Craft Sticks, Popsicle Sticks, Lollipop Sticks, Popsicle Stick Crafts, Simple Crafts, Family Crafts

Build a Chain Reaction with Popsicle or Craft Sticks - Frugal Fun For Boys and Girls

Did you know that you can build an exploding chain reaction by weaving together popsicle sticks or craft sticks? I saw this post on Pinterest from Mom Trusted, and I knew that the boys would want to try this! (Update: Colored sticks make it even more fun!) The chain stays together as long as you […]

All For the Love of Teaching: Saving Sam: A Team-Building Activity---awesome first week teambuilder Team Building Activities, Stem Activities, Leadership Activities, Teaching Activities, Building Ideas, Physical Activities, Teaching Ideas, Saving Sam, Team Builders

Saving Sam: A Team-Building Activity

In these early weeks of school, it's so important to enforce the idea of teamwork among your classroom. I feel that if you have a classroom that functions as a community, everything runs more smoothly. My teacher and I discussed the importance of team-building exercises among the students this week. She told me that she loves to incorporate them into the classroom and that they usually produce wonderful results! I was more than excited to see it with my own eyes. For our team-building…

10 team building activities for adults and kids. Some really great ideas! Team Building Activities For Adults, Team Building Games, Team Activities, Leadership Activities, Activities For Kids, Building Ideas, Team Games For Kids, Teamwork Games, Team Training

10+ Team Building Activities for Adults and Kids

Team-building activities that are super hilarious but also demonstrate key components of teamwork and leadership.

Saving Fred - It is a great partner activity that involves problem solving and creativity. First week of school activity. 4th Grade Classroom, Science Classroom, Teaching Science, Science Activities, Classroom Activities, Classroom Ideas, Teaching Ideas, Science Projects, Science Experiments

First Week Fun... Saving Fred

School started on Wednesday and I am tee-totally worn out now that it is Friday! I have a great new group of 4th graders and am looking for...