With back to school season just around the corner, it’s time to get kids excited about school and learning once again with these back to school STEM activities!
I love using STEM activities to get kids back in a learning mood for fall STEM activities, and what’s even more fun about these particular STEM projects is they are all back to school themed!
Kids will love trying out these back-to-school STEM activities in the classroom as a bridge between summer break and fall learning and are the perfect first week of school STEM activities!
Amazingly Fun STEM Activities for Back to School
It is tons of fun to renew students’ interests in learning as they go back to school! These back to school STEM activities are easy and fun, and will foster an interest in STEM topics right from the beginning of school.
You can use these ideas in the classroom or at home to inspire scientific inquiry and critical thinking in kids of all ages.
Most of these STEM activities for kids are designed for elementary kids, but you can modify many of themes to also work in a kindergarten or preschool classroom.
Why Should I Teach Back to School STEM Activities?
First week of school STEM activities are a fun way to re-introduce hands-on learning to kids. In the classroom, you can use these activities to help remind kids of the proper behavior for STEM labs.
These can also be used to remind kids of the scientific process and how STEM education is run in your school.
At home, you can use these fun STEM activities for back to school to supplement your child’s science education.
Particularly while more kids are engaging in online learning, it falls to parents to provide some of the missing hands-on STEM pieces.
Most of these activities can be done easily at home and don’t require any special supplies.
Back to School STEM Supplies
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More Low-Prep STEM Activities to Try
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20+ Back to School STEM Activities for Elementary
These STEM activities for back to school will delight kids and help them see that learning can be fun and is certainly nothing to dread doing again!
Kids will love trying to repeat these activities over and over again.
Science, technology, engineering, and math can be fun when approached in a hands-on way!