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Home & School Learning: STEM/STEAM Resources Collection 31
There’s no need to ride the search engines, hop off at All About STEM’s Inspiration Station!
During this time, we know that teachers and parents are surfing the web looking for fun, interesting activities for their children. Supporting this mission is our priority so every weekday we will be sourcing and sharing home & school resources, competitions, virtual tours, videos, ideas, awards and more!
We’ll also be listing activities to promote positivity, mindfulness and exercise.
Science – Technology – Engineering – Art – Maths – Body – Mind – Enjoy!
- Make a soap powered boat!
- Brilliant Bodies – LIVE with Maddie & Greg
A fantastic, fun playlist of videos… including how to make a poo!
(Yes, we really did said that.)
- Rainbow Celery
- UK Sport Competition
These activities are perfect boredom busters for children aged 5-18. Solve one of the challenges and you could win a video call with an elite UK athlete!
- CREST Awards:
Choose an exciting, fun project from the new CREST Home Learning Hub.
- Make your own water timer!
Experiment with smaller holes for longer times…
- Love 3D printing?
Thingiverse has a HUGE selection of free downloadable prints.
If you don’t have a 3D printer it’s a great place for model ideas, art, sculpture & project inspiration!
- Mobile Phone Holder
Use the same layering technique as a 3D printer to design & make your own cardboard smartphone stand.
- Love computers, apps or coding?
Try a Barefoot Computing mini mission!
- STEM Learning: Remote Lessons
Awesome online Computing & Science sessions for learners.
- Everyone’s seen those magical balancing bird toys…
Now you can make your own & defy gravity!
- Dazzling Discoveries: Create a paper catapult game
Fun and fast engineering!
- The Tech Interactive: Maker May
Try these 5 new design & engineering challenges for kids.
- Help the honey bees, make a bee feeder!
Today’s focus: Surface Tension Art (Suminagashi)
- Prefer worksheets?
Here you can find an enormous selection, just choose your subject & go!
- Upper Primary & Secondary Coin Puzzles
Brilliant brain teasers!
- Little Ones: 111 videos on counting, shape & more!
Numberblocks – Maths for early years
- NEW! – CBeebies: Your Mindful Garden app
Narrated by Stephen Fry
- Miss Steer: 100 Days of Mindfulness for Kids
Introduction below, find the challenges here
- A Wellbeing Workout
This printable resources helps learners focus on kindness.
- Parents & Teachers: Your wellbeing is so important too!
Did you know that Microsoft offer templates for a printable mindfulness journal? There’s a wellness tracker, fitness tracker & meal planner too. Try them out, they’re also great for older children & teens.
Here’s a free mindfulness & celebration journal for you
We’ve shared a link for the Gratitude Journal for Kids before but if you missed it, you can find it here. Don’t forget Big Life Journal have free printables every Friday & there’s a Growth Mindset book from Kitchen Table Classroom.
Covid 19 Time Capsule (Adult & Child versions)
- Top 10 Stretches for Children
Brilliant for improving flexibility.
- Take a look at this awesome school hall-course!
Could you make something like this at home?
You could use chalk on a garden path & wall or design & cut signs & symbols from paper to use indoors.
Don’t forget to tag us @allaboutstem if you have a go!
Don’t forget to follow All About STEM on Twitter & Facebook as we’ll be posting more resources there.
-Tag us @allaboutstem to highlight useful resources and we will feature them or pass them on.
-Tag us in your home or school project photos and inspire others. We’d love to share them and celebrate your children’s success!
We know this is a very difficult period. We will try our best to showcase enriching educational activities and help you find what you need in the shortest time.
Keep it fun, keep smiling, keep safe
– Team All About STEM