Have you had fun exploring with Camp Learn & Play? This week we are exploring STEM, which stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math. This week we will try to hit on all these areas of learning with playful camp activities.
If you are brand new to Camp Learn & Play you can jump in on this week’s activities or start wherever works for you, this is all go at your own pace. I suggest two simple activities a day, but it’s up to you! See all twenty themes Camp Learn & Play’s HQ or sign up for our email list and get reminders and more sent straight to your inbox every week.
Week at a glance – print this out here.
STEM Booklist – print this out here.
Then, stop by our Resource Center to get everything you need ready for the week!
Here are your activities for the week. Click on the titles if you need more detailed instructions!
AM: Lego Challenge – this is a simple Lego challenge but you can adjust it to any level. All you really need are enough bricks to make a duplicate of each structure.
PM: Nerf Gun Math – Math is fun, but it’s more fun outside with Nerf Guns. You can so this with any projectile is guns aren’t your thing.
AM: Egg Drop – this is a classic engineering activity and if you are really squeamish about raw eggs, just use hard boiled ones!
PM: Number Line – this is a great gross motor math activity and you can adjust it to any level.
AM: Mad Scientist Lab – Pretend play is a must even during STEM week. Use all sorts of things to make this rad lab!
PM: S’mores Engineering – build at whatever level you are at with this fun edible activity!
AM: Build with Letters – Create towers that spell something with this easy letter activity.
PM: Wrecking Ball Science – Learn a few of the basic concepts of physics like force and inertia with this great idea.
AM: Marshmallow Shoot & Measure – create a marshmallow shooter and then put it to work!
PM: Mining for Magnets – This simple activity is fun for the little guys and if you don’t have magnets, try magnetic items and just use a magnet wand.
Find even more fine art activities on my STEM LAB PINTEREST BOARD
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Leslie Ralph says
I LOVE this. Adding it to the calendar…now. Wrecking ball science, here we come! Thanks so much for putting this together!
Allison McDonald says
I am so glad you like it – it’s been fun to put together and it will definitely be returning next summer!