Encourage students to explore the exciting world of STEM with engaging hands-on activities!
Help students go full STEAM ahead with grab-and-go activities! STEM Challenges, Jr. for grades PK–1 provides a fun way to enhance STEM learning in the classroom. This boxed set includes 30 full-color challenge cards that are designed to capture a student's attention with diverse, simple, and easy to complete activities. These engaging cards cover essential science topics for young learners such as plants, animals, insects, weather, transportation, and more. Students will complete challenges where they make a seed carrier, design a squirrel-proof bird feeder, build an igloo, and more!
Each exercise found in the box of STEM Challenges, Jr. Learning Cards uses common materials and can be completed individually or during whole-class instruction, and is flexible enough to fit STEM learning into any curriculum. Each challenge card features two sides—the front side includes the challenge and a visual list of materials needed to complete the challenge. The back of the card is ideal for extended learning and includes hints, questions, and explanations of the science behind the challenge.
Challenges feature pictures to support early readers. These open-ended activities are designed to engage each child's natural creativity and create lifelong problem-solvers. There is no wrong way to complete each activity! These sturdy, durable cards are perfect for early finishers, centers, and indoor recess.