Winter Wonderland STEAM Challenge

Illustration of a boy and a girl wearing winter gear and ice skating on a frozen pond.

Take your kids on the ultimate frosty adventure with our Winter Wonderland STEAM Challenge!

Challenge: Your Challenge is to create a Winter Wonderland scene that incorporates at least 1 team-created Special Feature. The Special Feature must be created and/or operated using at least 1 STEM principle. This includes, but is not limited to, principles in fields such as chemistry, computer science, software engineering, electricity, hydraulics, mathematics, mechanical engineering, physics, and structural engineering. Other STEM principles are also acceptable.

Suggested Winter Wonderland Materials: 

Colored paperBalloons
Index cardsString
CardboardChenille sticks (pipe cleaners)
Cardboard tubesPing-Pong balls
Aluminum foil Tape/Glue
Craft sticksScissors
Straws (preferably paper)Crayons or markers

Special Feature Materials: You may use any materials. However, the total value of the materials used to create your Special Feature must not exceed $20. 


  1. Up to 20 points for the overall creativity of your Winter Wonderland scene.
  2. Up to 20 points for the overall creativity of your Special Feature.
  3. Up to 20 points for the overall innovation of your Special Feature. 
  4. Up to 20 points for how well your team works together. 

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