STEM Challenges: This amazing challenge uses one basic material- Straws! Add a few more items and see if your students can build a suspended bucket that will hold weight!
How Strong is Spaghetti? STEM Challenge for Kids! Create tests to investigate the strength of spaghetti.
STEM Challenge for Kids: Create a pinball like marble maze game using paper plates and other basic craft materials. Fun design and building challenge!
stem activities for kids, elementary science and STEM, fun STEM experiments
STEM Challenge: Build a water slide and then test it- with water! And, just for fun, add a toy figure to the slide to try it out! Have plenty of towels on hand! Read this blog post for details!
Engineering Project for Kids: Build a Straw Roller Coaster! Use straws to create a track that a ping pong ball will roll on. Fun STEM challenge for kids!
Try this Numicon Think Board with your class. A great way to reinforce multiple representations of number concepts.
From an idea on Pinterest, Numicon houses. Children count the pieces then build with them. They then calculate how many there are altogether. (missamyp)
Play a game with Numicon shapes. This is great when you use the large foam shapes with 10 kids at the front of the class. Great for differentiation!