INSIDE: 15 fun and easy STEM/ STEAM Activities for Thanksgiving. Great learning ideas that are simple to set up for kids of all ages.
STEM for Thanksgiving
This Thanksgiving try adding a few science activities to your list of Thanksgiving activities and crafts! I have pulled together a wonderful list of quick and easy STEAM activities great for toddlers and preschoolers. But the good news is that many of these ideas are also good for older kids.
Activities like measuring using turkey feathers or doing a milk experiment using a feather! One of my favorites on this list is making bread in a bag (yummy and easy!). And the one activity I can’t wait to try with my kids is the making butter activity!
So many great ideas that you can easily pull together this Thanksgiving. No more searching Pinterest for ideas. I have you covered and you can rest easy with this list knowing you’ll have an idea that you can quickly do after school or on the weekend to keep your kids busy this fall!
15 Thanksgiving STEM/STEAM Activities for Kids
Dancing Corn Activity – Little Bin for Little Hands
Thanksgiving Turkey Cage STEM Challenge – Mombrite
Salt crystal leaf experiment – Little Bin for Little Hands
Turkey Egg Drop Project with Popsicle Sticks – Steamsational
Thanksgiving STEM Activities – Turkey Races Equal Physics Fun! – Steam Powered Family
No-Stress Thanksgiving STEM Challenge Science Experiment – Preschool Powol Packets
Making Butter – Little Bin for Little Hands
How to Make Salt Crystal Feathers (in under an hour!) – Steamsational
This activity is good for kids 3 years and up. My kids are 3.5, 3.5, and 7 year old.
Supplies for Farm Animal Finger Puppets Craft
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- White, Pink, black orange, red and Brown Cardstock
- Googley eyes
- Black marker
- Glue stick
- Cotton balls
- 3/4 circle punch for older kids and 1/2 inch circle punch for toddlers
Exciting Sensory Bins for Curious Kids
Boring afternoons are made exciting with awesome animal-based bins, like Salty Shark Bay or Yarn Farm. Pretend play bins like Birthday Cake Sensory Play or Bubble Tea Party encourage creativity and imagination. And your kids will have so much fun they won’t even know they’re getting smarter with STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art and math) activities like Sink or Float Soup, Magnetic Letter Hunt or Ice Cream Scoop and Count.
STEAM Activity Book
Looking for a fun activity book for your preschooler this summer? Check out my new book Super STEAM Activity Book: Launch Learning with Fun Mazes, Dot-to-Dots, Search-the-Page Puzzles, and More! ! Click here to learn more or order it now!