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What do children learn from STEM play?

STEM education allows children to develop their communication and problem-solving skills, especially when they are actively encouraged to talk and write about their ideas and observations. This kind of rich educational environment also enables young children to develop concepts through investigative and explorative means.

Fizzy Painting

Here's how to make fizzy paint from simple kitchen ingredients. Make some art while learning about chemical reactions.

Cloud in a Jar

This activity combines condensation, water cycles, and the state of matter to teach children about the formation of clouds. Using household materials like a jar, hairspray, and water, get the conversation going with your little ones about how water cycles through an environment and how clouds are formed in the sky. One method to this activity includes hairspray, ice, a...

Counting Numbers with Matching Paper Cups

Practice number matching with paper cups! It’s a fun, hands-on way to learn numbers and counting. So grab the free printable mats (attached below) and try this math activity with your kids! While doing this activity children will practice counting while learning number recognition and one to one correspondence. These skills are important to laying the foundation for higher math...

Fossil Dig Dinosaur Sensory Bag

If you have a dinosaur-loving kid, then this Fossil Dig Dinosaur Sensory Bag is perfect for you! Sensory play is play that engages the senses and has numerous benefits including building nerve connections in the brain, encouraging the development of fine motor skills and supporting language development. This sensory bag is also super simple to set up and only takes...

Spring Nature Scavenger Hunt

Kids will have tons of fun finding items listed on these Nature Scavenger Hunt Game. As they discover things outdoors, they will enjoy looking for things while staying entertained. Perfect for kindergartners and little ones, these scavenger hunt games are whole lot of fun while keeping them busy for hours. Print a copy of this printable Nature Scavenger Hunt game,...

Tyrannosaurus Rex vs Velociraptor for Grades 2-4

Listen and read along as Ms. Allison reads T-Rex vs. Velociraptor. Who do you think would win in a fight Tyrannosaurus Rex or Velociraptor? This video was provided by the Worcester Public Library.

The New England Aquarium

Take a virtual tour of the exhibits at the New England Aquarium!

Read "Little Red" and Learn to Make a ZipLine

In this video listen to Ms. Stacey read Little Red , a new take on Little Red Riding Hood . After reading Little Red , learn to make a zipline that could help get Little Red's basket to Grandma's without any trouble from the wolf. This video was provided by the Worcester Public Library.

Nature Scavenger Hunt

Looking for an activity to get your kids outside and active? Be sure to save the Back Yard Scavenger Hunt (with a printable list) to get your kids exploring!

Make Your Own Sun Prints

In this video, learn how to make your own sun prints using objects around the house, a piece of construction paper, and the power of the sun. Have fun and get creative while making your sun print!

Make a Paper Airplane

Watch the video to learn how to make your own paper airplane. When thrown, they will travel on a different path each time, as they are affected by wind speed and direction. This is especially apparent on a Windy Day. Can you make a prediction of which way your plane will go? You can make it a challenge to see...

Read "Rapunzel" & Make Your Own Pulley

Listen to Ms. Stacey read Rapunzel and later create a pulley system at home that could save Rapunzel from the tower! This video was provided by the Worcester Public Library.

Cloud in a Jar

Kids love creating reactions with easy science experiments. Why not make your own cloud using these easy instructions. This how-to video shows you how to make a cloud. It's a great kids activity.

Dig for Dinosaurs

Become a paleontologist! This is a fun activity for a hot day! Your child will be able to dig up dinosaurs, or anything else you want to freeze, through the ice. Just click on the website below!

Index Card Tower

The challenge here is simple: see how tall a freestanding tower you can build using just index cards (folding, tearing, crumpling, etc. were all allowed, but we didn’t use any scissors, tape, glue, etc.).
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