Christmas STEM Activities and Challenge

Simply STEAM
Grade Levels
3rd - 4th, Homeschool
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Want to have a memorable Christmas STEM activity that can turn into a random act of kindness? You're going to love this SIMPLE December STEM challenge. Your students will learn all about the traditions and symbols of Christmas and have fun doing it.

You only need 5 simple supplies for these STEM challenges:

  • Graph paper (included)
  • pencil
  • ruler
  • tape
  • scissors

Challenges include:

  • Create a pattern for a paper gift box on graph paper.
  • Create a Christmas design for your paper gift box.

This resource includes:

  • Teacher background information with suggested questions for coaching
  • Learning objectives
  • Optional 5E lesson plan
  • Symbols of Christmas reading passage with comprehension questions
  • Symbols of Christmas booklet
  • STEM/STEAM planning sheet
  • Additional resources including songs, books, websites
  • Reflection sheet
  • Math sheet (find the area and perimeter of your gift box)

Your students will love these STEAM activities!

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