Need STEM activities for your class? This is a complete STEM Nursery Rhyme Unit to go along with the rhyme "Humpty Dumpty". You get activities to incorporate each aspect of STEM - use the Humpty Dumpty nursery rhyme to integrate literacy, math and science! This pack also includes an art activity in case your school's focus is on STEAM.
Science – Gravity Experiment - 2 experiments using gravity - the first can be done as a demonstration to introduce the class to the concept of gravity and teach terms. The second can be done either individually or as a class project. The resulting "Splat Pictures" can be hung up as an Art display on the effects of gravity!
Technology – QR Codes with links to YouTube videos with alternate versions of the rhyme.
Engineering – students create a tall wall for Humpty to climb. Requires disposable cups. Challenge Announcements, certificates and creation sheet included.
Measuring – students measure the height of different characters using the band-aid rulers provided. There are two different size rulers so you can discuss non-standard measurement. Recording sheet is provided.
Humpty Dumpty Puzzle – cut out and laminate puzzle. Students put the numbers 1-10 in order to make the puzzle. B&W version also included.
Horse Pattern Blocks – with student recording sheet.
Retelling activity – full color version of rhyme and a black & white copy for students. Students can circle sight words or specific letters on their copies. You can have students act out the rhyme – with one playing Humpty, other students playing the king's men and horses and another student can be the narrator and recite the rhyme. A cut and paste sequencing sheet is also included.
Craft – Students create 5 finger print puppets to go along with 5 Humpties finger rhyme.
This unit is also included in my STEM Nursery Rhyme Bundle 1
which includes 5 STEM Nursery Rhyme units!