Cool Math & Science Night STEM Games and Activities ~ K-5 School Wide Event

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Kid World Citizen
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2nd - 4th
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This math and science night packet includes both math and science (STEM) games and activities perfect for a family or school-wide math and science night, or for math or science centers. They are hands-on, interactive games that can be easily adapted for different levels. Games are appropriate and fun for preK through 5th grade, and practice a variety of math and science STEM skills.

The following 10 math activities and games are included with instruction sheets, materials list, and printable sheets and scoresheets:

1. Chutes and Ladders Game (addition/subtraction 0-20)
2. Shape Architect (shapes, vertex, edge, face)
3. Perimeters in Pieces (perimeters, measurement)
4. Horse Races (with dice; addition or multiplication)
5. Tangrams (shapes, spatial reasoning)
6. Math Races (mental math, addition/subtraction)
7. Fractions in Baking (adding and subtracting fractions)
8. Logic Game (strategy)
9. 100s Dice Game (choose to play with addition, subtraction, multiplication or division depending on level)
10. Decimal Riddles (decimals, fractions)

The following 12 science activities and games are included with instruction sheets, materials list, and printable sheets:

1. Kitchen Chemistry (predictions, acid/base chemical reactions)
2. Balloon Blow-Up (observations, acid/base chemical reaction)
3. Fly a Helicopter! (forces of flight, trial and error)
4. Make Ice Cream! (states of matter)
5. Buoyancy Boats (floating, sinking, buoyancy)
6. A-MAZE-ing Q-tips (angles, engineering)
7. Squishy Circuits (electrical energy, circuits)
8. Tower Challenges (engineering, physics)
9. Save Fred! (flowcharts/sequencing of operations, problem solving, teamwork)
10. Mining Cookies (problem solving, using tools, charting results)
11. Penny Problems (structural engineering, teamwork)
12. Seeking Seeds! (plant biology, adaptations, bar graphs, percentages)

I developed this packet in order to run a K-5 school-wide Math and Science (STEM) Night at our school, and the parents and students LOVED it! It was a huge success, and we got endless compliments about how much fun they had. If you're looking for a complete packet with inexpensive materials and engaging activities, this is the best packet for you. Enjoy!


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