Spring STEM Activities Earth Day

Grade Levels
K - 3rd
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5 Challenges + Google Slide Show for each with Digital Activities
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These Spring STEM Activities are great for engaging your students. LOW PREP for any elementary classroom! Activities come with a GOOGLE slideshow, read aloud story & more! Infuse math skills with the response sheets.

What’s Included in the Spring  Stem Challenges Bundle:

5 fun & simple activities all Spring themed and LOW PREP for your convenience!

Spring STEM Activity 1: Earth Day Activities STEM Recycling Challenge

Students will learn about recycling and be challenged to create an invention using recyclable materials only. Students will go through the Engineering Design Process as they learn how to create an invention or something useful with a box & up to 5 recycled materials.

Spring STEM Activity 2: Spring STEM Challenge Measuring

It’s Spring! Time for caterpillars! Students will have a friendly competition with each other and build the tallest caterpillar. This activity pairs with The Hungry Caterpillar & incorporates balance, counting, and measuring.

Spring STEM Activity 3: Earth Day STEM Birdhouse

Spring is full of birds! As birds are migrating back from the north, your students can help build a birdhouse out of recycled materials to welcome the birds back! Students will learn about bird nests and go through the Engineering Design Process as they use only recycled materials.

Spring STEM Activity 4: Challenge Shapes STEM Challenge

Shapes are everywhere! Challenge your students to use only shapes to create spring designs! Students can practice counting and identifying shapes.

Spring STEM Activity 5: Easter Activities Disguise STEAM Challenge

This challenge adds the A for art! Your students will need to be creative & let their minds soar. Challenge them to disguise a bunny or egg into something else! I love seeing the creativity and ideas!!!!


  • Each activity includes a Google Slide Show / Can be used with Microsoft Power Point
    • Share a copy with students using Google Classroom or Microsoft Teams
    • Includes task cards, response sheets, timer
    • Students can type on the response sheets/insert photos about what they did
    • Challenges are easy to complete at home

  • Task card printables - in small and large size
  • Activity response sheet - different versions depending on your students' level
  • Teacher directions
  • Photos of student made samples to help guide you & your students 
  • Student certificates 
  • Printable stickers


  • Teachers who want to use these Spring themed activities as a center or whole class activity.
  • Teachers looking for easy set up that uses common classroom items and low copying

Save 30% when you buy this bundle vs. individual activities!

You will receive 5 engaging STEM Challenges for your students to do all month long!

This activity includes a printable version AND Google Slides Presentation (works with Microsoft PowerPoint). This digital version:

  • Can be used for digital use, centers, independent work in class
  • Share a copy with students using Google Classroom or Teams
  • Includes task cards, response sheets, timer
  • Students can type on the response sheets about what they did
  • Spring STEM challenges that are easy to complete at home
  • Use to display & model on your Smartboard at school too!


I teach 360 students each week in grades K through 4th, so I created these Spring themed stem activities to be able to easily set up, use reusable materials, and need low copying! I can adjust response sheets and challenges to meet each grade level. I need something quick and easy for me, yet engaging and challenging for my students! I hope your students enjoy these as much as mine do! :)


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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Express the length of an object as a whole number of length units, by laying multiple copies of a shorter object (the length unit) end to end; understand that the length measurement of an object is the number of same-size length units that span it with no gaps or overlaps.
Correctly name shapes regardless of their orientations or overall size.
Identify shapes as two-dimensional (lying in a plane, “flat”) or three-dimensional (“solid”).
Model shapes in the world by building shapes from components (e.g., sticks and clay balls) and drawing shapes.
Compose two-dimensional shapes (rectangles, squares, trapezoids, triangles, half-circles, and quarter-circles) or three-dimensional shapes (cubes, right rectangular prisms, right circular cones, and right circular cylinders) to create a composite shape, and compose new shapes from the composite shape.


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