15 Easy STEM Projects For Elementary School Kids

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If you are a parent of a toddler or elementary student, then I am sure you are already used to their random questions. It could be as simple as “what colors are in the rainbow?” or “how do boats float?”. Children just have a natural-born curiosity that you definitely want to explore with them. That is why I have here 15 easy STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Math) projects for elementary school kids that you and your kids can do just inside your home! 

15. Mother-Daughter Spa Day with DIY Spa Products

There’s something special about mother-daughter bonding days. Taking some time to do something special with your favorite girl (or girls) is a great way to strengthen your relationship while having fun. And what could be better than a spa day? One with homemade spa products that you created yourselves!

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14. Button Tower STEM Activity

Button Towers are an awesome way to spend the afternoon for stem loving kids! This activity comes together with only two supplies to keep the kids entertained and building all day long.

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13. A Heart-full Kindergarten Valentines Day

I started planning for Valentines A LONG TIME in advance. You see, my homeschooler has two older brothers who go to public school, and I knew he might feel a little jealous when they came home with a bag full of Valentine’s cards and candy.

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12. How to Make a Papier Mache Erupting Volcano for the Science Fair 

Today we are sharing our very own Papier Mache Erupting Volcano, it was a relatively “quick project” that we made in a “last minute” hurry to celebrate my son’s “Hawaiian Day” at school. My son has been learning all about the Hawaiian Volcanoes – in particularly Mauna Loa and was very excited to recreate a volcanic eruption.

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11. Easy Fidget Spinner DIY (Free Template) – Science Fair Project Idea

Ok. So you saw our How to Make a Fidget Spinner late last week. Since then the messages and comments have been flooding in “Try Fidget Spinner DIY please” and “can we have a template please”. So, I listened. I heard you. And I traced our templates out for you!

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10. Easy Science Projects for Studying Friction

If you are working on physical science in your homeschool, then you’ll want to add some of these friction projects to your lesson plans.

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9. Groovy Science Activity – Make Your Own Lava Lamp

Recently, I asked my son to choose a simple, hands-on activity for us to do as part of our science lessons. He chose a lava lamp science project. What fun! Who doesn’t love a lava lamp?

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8. LEGO Challenges and Activities for Kids

Are you looking for a LEGO class curriculum for your homeschool or classroom? Or perhaps you just need some ideas for fun LEGO activities and games to do inside on a rainy day. Challenge cards, island disasters, building upside, and more – check out these fun LEGO challenges and activities for kids of all ages!

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7. How To Make Your Own Dancing Grapes Science Experiment With Kids

Are you looking for new fun science activities for kids? Then try this cool Dancing Grapes Science Experiment with your children. It is super easy it is to set up and will amaze your whole family!

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6. How to Make A Snow Storm In A Jar – Fun Science at Home

Learn how to make a snow storm in a jar, right at home! We are sharing this fun snow storm science experiment for you to try with your family, courtesy of Little Passports.

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5. How to Make Magnetic Slime

How to Make Magnetic Slime -Wondering how to make slime with magnetic qualities? This step-by-step tutorial is so helpful and even includes a video!

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4. Electric Eels

With school back in full swing, the excitement around learning has escalated in our house! My son started kindergarten this year and so far he’s LOVING it.

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3. Galaxy Jar STEM Activity For Kids

Today we are sharing a fantastic STEM activity which is perfect for teaching young children, Nursery, and preschool-aged about the solar system and galaxy. This fantastic galaxy jar tutorial is fun and easy to make and one the little ones will really enjoy.

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2. Hurricane Tube

This year for science we are using Apologia’s Exploring Creation with Astronomy. This is our second year using Apologia’s elementary curriculum by Jeannie Fulbright and I feel we have finally found “the one” (all you other homeschoolers know what I’m talking about)! Lord willing, we will use this curriculum all through the elementary years.

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1. Recycled Earth Day Projects With Toilet Paper Rolls

These are strange times we’re living in. I never thought we’d be stuck at home for literally months on end, homeschooling while trying to get our own work done. But here we are. There’s no just popping out to the store for last-minute craft supplies, and even having an Amazon Prime membership doesn’t guarantee your packages will get here anytime soon. So with the 50th anniversary of Earth Day coming up, I started thinking about easy Earth Day recycled crafts and projects we could do with things we already have on hand.

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