Beginning of the Year, Summer, or End of the Year, STEM Challenges and Activities based on fairytales to challenge students K-5!
Included in this packet is:
Stem Newspaper Shoe Challenge
Great for learning about measurements, the engineering process, and team work.
Students work with a budget to build shoes that are designed for comfort and durability. Students are encouraged to TAKE A WALK IN THEIR SHOES.
STEM STREAM Fairy Tale- Princess and The Pea
Easy to Prep! Grab the materials, pass out the packets, and the students do the rest!
Students will build or create a structure using everyday household or classroom items. This activity is designed to encourage critical thinking and scientific reasoning skills, as well as, problem solving and teamwork.
STEM Challenge Fairy Tale based on Rapunzel
Your students will help everyday rulers transform into Rapunzel and grow her hair to lift classroom staples- Prince Stapleton.
STEM Activity The Three Little Pigs Building Challenge
The Three Little Pigs lesson is a STEM project for grades K-8th! This lesson’s design process of communication, collaboration, creativity, and critical thinking is an introduction to what engineers do and the engineering design process.
Resources in packets:
-Step by Step Teacher Directions
-Common Core Standards K-5
- Student recording sheets
-Electronic PowerPoint (Optional for students to complete electronically)
-Student printable packets
- List of Materials
-Budget Guidelines and record sheets
-Reflection/ Group Discussion Questions
-Writing Extension Prompt
- Extension Activities
-Print, cut out, and use Prince and Princess rings
-Print out money for concrete reasoning for younger learners.
-Presentation criteria to practice communication