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Turn a Cardboard Box into an Epic Marble Run

Turn a Cardboard Box into an Epic Marble Run - Frugal Fun For Boys and Girls

Use cardboard, craft sticks, and hot glue to create an epic marble run! The marbles land in paper cups at the bottom of the track. This is a fantastic engineering challenge for kids. How should we position the sticks? Which path will the marbles take? How many will land in each cup? As always, make […]

Planet Smarty Pants - 12 Amazing Engineering Projects for Kids #stemactivities

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Raise little engineers through STEM engineering activities at home and at school. These activities will make your children exercise their imagination and think outside the box.

Here's 100 Engineering Projects For Kids to get that them excited about construction, design, electronics, and more.

100 Engineering Projects For Kids

Variety of engineering projects for kids, gr. preschool-12.. Topics: construction, design, electronics, & more. Group & individual projects

Picture Books for Little Inventors and Engineers

Picture Books for Kids Who Like to Tinker and Invent

Fabulous picture books perfect for kids who like to tinker with tools and invent imaginative machines. Great for teaching STEM and growth mindset.

Build an Inventor's Box: A STEM Activity for kids

Build an Inventor's Box: A STEM Activity Station for Kids

Let your little ones imagination run free with a set of invention inspiring materials. Tips and supply list so you can Build an Inventor's Box.

Simple Activities for Little Engineers

Simple Activities for Little Engineers - Inner Child Fun

Do your kids enjoy learning about how things work? Do they love to solve problems? Did they grow up reading classics such as HTML for Babies?? If so, you may be raising an engineer in-the-making! Here are some of our favorite play ideas and activities to foster the next generation of innovators. Newspaper Play Structures — …

Websites where students can design a Rube Goldberg machine. Great practice or introduction before building a real Rube Goldberg machine. Science Gal: Rube Goldberg Design Brief

Rube Goldberg Design Brief

I am so excited about our next engineering project in our STEM related curriculum. We made Rube Goldberg machines! First, there are some...

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A Beautiful Visual Featuring Some of The Best Apps for Teaching Kids Coding

Free resource of educational web tools, 21st century skills, tips and tutorials on how teachers and students integrate technology into education

Make your own suspension bridge out of recycled materials. Engineering 201: DIY Recycled Suspension Bridge from Left Brain Craft Brain #stem #craft #activity

Engineering 201: DIY Recycled Suspension Bridge

Make your own Hot Wheel race track suspension bridge out of recycled cardboard. And learn how the bridges work at the same time!

10 Ways to Support an Interest in Engineering

10 Ways to Support an Interest in Engineering

When our son was just sixteen months old, we brought him a little train set. With some help, our son would design and build the train route as he showed a natural curiosity in all things engineering. From the early days of playing with trains and blocks, to now building bridges (from paddle pop sticks) and wiring electrical circuits, our son's love of engineering science is evident. Now that our daughters are starting to show an interest in engineering too, I have been reflecting on how my…

Everyone is talking about STEM these days. STEM stands for science, technology, engineering and math. This is a list of 25 Totally Awesome Free STEM Books for your Homeschool.

25 Totally Awesome FREE STEM Books for your Homeschool

Everyone is talking about STEM these days. STEM stands for science, technology, engineering, and math. These subjects are considered the most important subjects/skill sets you can teach your child in this generation. Then there are

14 Books for Little Builders, Architects, and Engineers | Happy Brown House

14 Picture Books about Building with Blocks, Engineering, and Architecture

A list of picture books about building with blocks, engineering, and architecture for children.

How to Teach Project-Based Engineering to Kids and Other Engineering Activities #PBL

Hands on Engineering STEM Projects for Kids and Students

Hands on Engineering STEM Projects for Kids and Students: Easy and fun collection of STEM projects and lessons for elementary and middle school. Made for teachers, science fairs, and weekend activities. Find more ideas on our website STEM Inventions! You can also find lesson plans, project sheets, and more…

How to Build CoffeeBots

How to Build CoffeeBots | Make:

Build a simple, programmable robot with personality that’s approachable for all ages.

Fun simple machines example... making an Archimedes Screw. (boy approved)

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