Preschool is one of the best times for your kids to explore and learn all about preschool STEAM activities. These activities are perfect for homeschool activities or activities in the classroom to inspire your future engineer, programmer, or scientist.
Here are 15 preschool STEAM activities for your kids.
15 Unbelievable Preschool STEAM Activities
When these subjects combine, there is no end to the learning fun.
Blow up a balloon with science in the Magic Balloon Experiment from Playdough to Plato.
Learn all about salt crystals in the kid-friendly Crystal Feather Experiment from Schooling Active Monkeys.
For more coding fun, try Coding a Lego Maze from Research Parent.
Stretch engineering skills with the Straw Bridges challenge from The STEM Laboratory.
Combine art and science when you make a Pendulum Painting from Kids STEAM Lab.
Use junk to make STEM Junk Boats in this idea from Playdough to Plato.
Preschoolers will love building with play dough. Use these designs from Lemon Lime Adventures to inspire you.
Preschoolers will love these Space Theme Grid Games!
Challenge your preschoolers to Build a Snack Mix Machine with this design from Left Brain Craft Brain.
Integrating More STEAM in Preschool
Carl Sagan said, “Every child is a natural-born scientist.” And I believe that is true.
Here are some things to keep in mind when integrating more STEAM into your preschool day.
- Science includes extending ideas and exploring natural impulses.
- Technology isn’t limited to electronic devices but can include the exploration of tools.
- Engineering should expand beyond the block center and should include constructing in both large and small scales.
- Art does not equal crafts, it equals creativity and open-mindedness.
- Math is more than simply learning to count and can take just about any form.
How do you integrate STEAM activities into your classroom or home?
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I am Sarah, an educator turned stay-at-home mama of five! I am the owner and creator of Stay At Home Educator, a website about intentional teaching and purposeful learning in the early childhood years. I’ve taught range of levels, including preschool and college, and a little bit of just about everything in between. Right now, my focus is teaching my children and running a preschool from my home. Credentials include: Bachelors in Art, Masters in Curriculum and Instruction