15 STEM Challenges for Kids

Ready to inspire the engineer in your kiddo? Check out these super fun, hands-on STEM Challenges. You can find STEM learning in all sorts of places like the hardware store, the toy box and the laundry room. And each challenge gets kids thinking creatively, troubleshooting and actively ideating. And having so much fun they’ll forget they’re learning. These STEM Challenges are all from our second week of the 28 Days of Hands-On STEM Activities for Kids

Check out these hands-on STEM Challenges for kids that inspire them to think creatively and solve problems all while having fun building, tinkering and more.

 

Why Should Kids Try STEM Challenges?

First, what is a STEM Challenge? It’s a project that gets kids to explore, design, test, repeat in science, technology, engineering or math. Why should you care? Because STEM challenges are all about the thought process and thinking like a STEMist improves problem solving in all areas of life.

Tinkering Challenges

First up are the tinkering challenges. These are projects that get kids to think creatively

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Building Challenges

Next are the building challenges. These projects take classic LEGOs to the next level with architecture and encourage kids to take their building on the road.

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Building STEM Challenges Left Brain Craft Brain

Science Challenges

Finally we have the science challenges. These are fun activities that help reinforce basic science principles like magnetism and refraction.

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28 Days of Hands-On STEM Activities for Kids

These STEM Goes Green activities are part of an amazing series of hands-on STEM activities for kids. I’ve joined up with 28 other bloggers and we’re creating 60+ fun science, technology, engineering & math activities. Each week is a different topic: STEM Goes Green, STEM Challenges, Coding for Kids & STEM On the Cheap.  Click here for the full list of activities or check out our first week’s topic: STEM Goes Green.

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Science, Tech, Engineering, Art, and Math Fun for Kids

Looking for some more STEAM inspiration that use can use right now? Instant gratification style? Check out STEAM Kids: 50+ Hands-on Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, & Math Hands-On Projects for Kids ebook! It’s packed full of a year’s worth fun learning activities that will wow the boredom right out of your kids.

Check out these hands-on STEM Challenges for kids that inspire them to think creatively and solve problems all while having fun building, tinkering and more.

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