28 Days of Hands-On STEM Activities for Kids

I can’t tell you how excited I am… February’s going to be BIG!! There are 28 days (plus an extra for leap year this year) pack-filled with hands-on STEM activities for kids.  I’ve partnered with some of my favorite bloggers and here’s a little math to show you just how BIG this is…  60 activities + 29 bloggers = an AHmazing month of hands-on science, tech, engineering & math for your kiddos at home and in the classroom. We’ve broken it down into four different hot topics: STEM Goes Green, STEM Challenges, Coding for Kids and STEM On a Budget.  So bookmark this page & come back each day to see the next project!28 days of hands-on STEM activities for kids - coding, STEM challenges, STEM on a budget, and more! It's science, tech, engineering & math made fun.

Why Hands-On STEM?

When kids get their hands on exciting projects, it can inspire them to learn. As I’m guessing you’ve heard before, the learning pyramid shows that people learn about 5% by hearing about something, 10% by reading about it, 30% by seeing a demonstration, but a whopping 75% by doing it for themselves. So each and every one of these 60 activities gives kids an opportunity to do science, technology, engineering and math in a way that helps them learn the skills they need in the 21st century.

STEM Goes Green

The first week of our Hands-On STEM series is all about the earth. Saving it with recycling, upcycling and more. And learning about nature and being inspired by what we find. So come back to check out wind science, small part play in nature, upcycled flower gardens and more.


February 1

February 2

February 3

February 4

February 5

February 6

February 7

STEM Challenges

Life is a challenge, so let’s prepare our kids for it. But not in just any old way. Let’s teach them to think like engineers with these fun and engaging STEM challenges.

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February 9

February 10

February 11

February 12

February 13

February 14

Coding for Kids

Coding. It’s the language of the future. And all of our kids can learn it! So here are a bunch of fun ways to introduce it… There’s going to be stuff for little kids & big kids. Free coding stuff. Wearable codes. And MORE!


February 15

February 16

February 17

February 18

February 19

February 20

February 21

STEM On a Budget

The number one piece of feedback I hear about STEM activities is about cost. Everything’s too expensive! So we’ve put our creative energy to work finding you frugal ways to get as much fun and learning in as possible. Science, tech, engineering & math don’t have to break the bank!


February 22

February 23

February 24

February 25

February 26

February 27

February 28

February 29 – It’s Leap Year Y’all!!


Looking for some more STEAM inspiration that you can use right now? Instant gratification style? Check out STEAM Explorers!! The coolest creative experience for kids is here! It's a digital book of the month club filled with tons of fun stuff for the kids to do and learn. All engineer, teacher, and mom-approved. And most definitely KID APPROVED!⁣

What’s included?⁣

  • A monthly digital magazine with cool themes that are fun to read
  • Hands-on, exciting projects the kids will love.⁣
  • Science, tech, engineering, art, and math learning YOU’LL love.⁣
  • Delicious recipes the kids can make.⁣
  • Fun printables and games⁣

Join us as we make some music in March!! All in the name of having fun with STEAM, of course. We’re exploring sound waves and animal ears and of course, music through hands-on projects the kids will love. The kids will love creating their own rhythms, testing sound with spoons, seeing sound waves with salt, amping up their ear power with paper, and so much more! You’ll love the helpful standards-based learning, printables, and tools that make STEAM exploration easy! 

We’ve split the issue into four weekly themes:

  • This issue has four weekly themes to inspire your kiddos:

Follow Along with 28 Days of Hands-On STEM

Want to stay up to date on all the cool projects? I’ll be sharing them daily on the Left Brain Craft Brain Facebook page and pinning them to my Pinterest STEM board.

28 days of hands-on STEM activities for kids - coding, STEM challenges, STEM on a budget, and more! It's science, tech, engineering & math made fun.

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