Do you have a Star Wars fan in your house? Odds are good that you do… Because we’re huge fans (for proof, check out our Halloween costumes), I’ve rounded up 20+ different ways to play & learn with your favorite Star Wars characters and stories. There’s some Princess Leia math, Darth Vader slime and even Force Awakens coding, all ready for the STEM and Star Wars fans in your house or classroom. This post contains affiliate links.
Lightsaber STEM Activities
Your padawans can begin lightsaber training with these playful & educational activities.
Star Wars Building Activities
Building & Star Wars seem to go hand-in-hand these days, so here are a few new things to try. Kids can build spacecraft, droids and more with these fun invitations to play and learn.
Star Wars Math Activities
One stormtrooper, two storm troopers, three stormtroopers… From basics to more advanced, there’s a Star Wars math project for every padawan.
Star Wars Science & Sensory Play
There are so many cool projects out there that combine the three S’s: Star Wars, Science & Sensory play. Kids can learn about states of matter, non-Newtonian fluids and more all while playing with their favorite characters.
Star Wars Technology Activities
Technology plays a big role in the story lines and the creation of the Star Wars movies. Here are a few ways to explore tech with these characters.
- Disney and the team behind The Force Awakens have partnered with Code.org to create an easy introduction to coding for kids. Try it for Hour of Code: Star Wars.
- Introduce the world of soft circuits to your kids with this light up Jawa doll. (Bitter Betty)
- The new Sphero BB-8 robot is definitely some of the coolest Star Wars learning tech right now. But they’re hard to find and harder to afford, so how about watching a silly video of kittens playing with the droid instead :)
Star Wars STEM Gifts
No time for DIY? These are a few of my favorite educational gifts for young Star Wars STEMists.
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