Back To School STEAM: Book Tower Challenge

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When you come across tower activities for kids, you might think, “This looks easy. How does this benefit my kids?” First, don’t be fooled! Tower challenges can be more difficult than you think. Second, in addition to teaching children basic STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) principles, tower activities teach kids a wide range of […]

Paper Tower STEAM Activity

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It’s back-to-school season, and what better way to get kids excited about a new school year than with a fun ice breaker to help everyone get to know one another. The Paper Tower challenge has been around for decades and is easily one of the best STEAM activities of all time–and for good reason. First, […]

15 Screen-Free STEAM Activities for Kids

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How many times have you heard “I’m bored” from your kids? Probably too many to count. A lot of times when kids are bored, they’ll turn to screens–television, video games, tablets. And when you’re busy or exhausted, it may be difficult to figure out some new activities for them.  Check out these 15 screen-free activities […]

Passover STEAM Activity: Matzo Maneuver

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Ready for a STEAM challenge you can’t passover? For this holiday-themed activity, kids will pretend to be chefs at a restaurant and will create one or more devices that can be used to serve matzo balls to a very hungry customer. See how many matzo balls they can serve in under 3 minutes! Matzo Maneuver […]