Easter STEM activities are such a fun way to bring bright, happy, and colorful learning into the classroom (or your own kitchen!). You definitely don’t want to miss out on doing some of these super-fun STEM activities for Easter with your kiddos!
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Easter is full of amazing sights, sounds, tastes, and smells. Easter occurs right when spring is just starting to arrive in most parts of the world, and the holiday is all about celebrating that new life.
But have you ever thought about celebrating Easter with STEM activities?
Easter School Activities with a STEM Twist
These Easter STEM activities will keep any kid engaged in science and STEM learning in March and April, when interest in school starts to wane.
If you want more fun Easter activities, try Easter STEAM activities, Easter play dough, and making a science Easter basket!
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What are Easter STEM Activities?
An Easter STEM activity is a STEM activity with an Easter twist. STEM activities for Easter include typical Easter elements, like bunnies, chicks, and jellybeans, but there’s a STEM twist to all the activities. Why just do a craft when you can turn a fun activity into a learning tool?
Use fun Easter supplies like eggs, chicks, bunnies, and Easter eggs and candy as the basis for your STEM activities and your kids will be begging to do more activities the next day.
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What Kids Learn Completing Easter Classroom Activities
Kids can learn a bundle when they do STEM activities for Easter! Depending on the child’s age, you can add in age-appropriate concepts and topics that will help the lessons stick, because they are so much fun!
You can use any of the STEM activities in this list to build on:
- Math facts and formuals
- Science vocabulary and processes
- Using technology to solve problems
- The importance of using the right materials and design
- The scientific method
- Testing and retesting ideas
- Coming up with creative solutions to problems
What You Need to Complete Easter STEM Challenges
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Keep these supplies on hand when completing STEM activities for Easter. Check each individual project for supplies before completing any project.
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Easy Easter STEM Activities for the Classroom or Home
Kids will love these STEM activities for Easter and will look forward to doing more every year! Pick out your favorite activities from this list, or use our Easter STEM challenges for a whole month of Easter-themed activities!
Easter Science Experiments
Kids will have a blast doing these Easter science experiments. If you need age-specific Easter science ideas, here are Easter science activities for preschool, kindergarten Easter activities, Easter science activities for elementary, and Easter science projects for middle school!
Make Exploding Easter Eggs and learn about the inside of eggs.
Make these rubber Rainbow Easter Eggs!
Fizzing Easter Eggs is the perfect activity for preschoolers.
Chick Slime is a super fun way to learn about slime!
Peeps Candy Science teaches a bunch of fun science concepts with Peeps!
Peeps Playdough is a super fun (and edible!) Easter activity for preschoolers!
Salt Crystal Easter Eggs teach kids about how crystals form.
Dissolving Peeps Science Experiment shows kids how to dissolve Peeps!
Make a Peeps Density Jar and learn why Peeps float!
Fluffy Bunny Tail Slime is a fun STEAM activity for kids.
Peeps Slime is tasty and fun to make!
Jellybean Slime is edible and teaches kids about the states of matter.
Make your own Easter Lava Lamp for chemical reaction science!
Find a complete list of Easter science experiments here!
EASTER TECHNOLOGY ACTIVITIES
Try these Easter activities with a technology twist!
EASTER ENGINEERING ACTIVITIES
These Easter engineering challenges are perfect for NGSS lessons.
Make a Soap-Powered Peeps Boat
Egg Drop Engineering Challenge
EASTER MATH ACTIVITIES
Try these Easter math activities in your classroom!