Simple Spring STEM Challenges

April 2, 2019 No Comments

Spring is in the air! Incorporating STEAM into your classroom does not need to be difficult, typing in the components of STEAM can be easy to do. Do you do centers during math time? Try incorporating a STEM station!

My first graders worked with shapes to create spring designs. They counted and recorded the amount of each shape that was used, then added the total.

After reading The Hungry Caterpillar, my kindergarten classes tried to recreate a tall caterpillar by stacking bottle caps. They used fine motor skills to problem solve and try to balance the caps. After, they measured their caterpillars using unit cubes!

Start small with STEAM! Use every day items and try to find ways to take classic lessons and add a building, technology or math component to them!

Click here to view these activities on my Teachers Pay Teachers Store

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I am Dena, I am from New Jersey. I am currently an enrichment teacher for grades K-4. For the last three years I taught technology for grades 5 & 6. I also taught fourth grade and special education. I absolutely love teaching! This is my passion and dream career. I incorporate STEM, Technology, Project Based Learning into my lessons.

Dena O.

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