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Christmas STEM Challenge Cards - STEM Activities for Elementary

Teach Starter Publishing
PDF | 3 pages | Grades: 2 - 5

A set of 12 Christmas STEM activity cards for your students to enjoy during the holiday season.

Easy STEM Activities for Elementary Grades

Christmas is fast approaching. Use this great opportunity to take a break from your standard science instruction and incorporate your standards into a Christmas STEM activity. Kids love hands-on  learning; these experiments and building activities are a great way to incorporate fun with learning.

Christmas STEM Activities Make Science Class Sparkle!

If you’re unfamiliar with STEM and all it entails, here’s a quick rundown. Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education focuses on preparing young learners to be successful in their future careers. The skills gained from STEM education reach beyond those needed to be successful in STEM fields, preparing children with a wide variety of interests to gain skill sets that help them to be successful.

  • Use these Christmas STEM activity cards to encourage critical thinking and problem-solving with a holiday twist!
  • The tasks enable students to use various materials to design and make new products or solve design challenges.
  • The tasks cover a range of time allocations, making them ideal for either a math center activity or a fast finisher activity.

🖨️ Download & Print — It’s Child’s Play! 

Easily Prepare our Christmas STEM Challenge Cards for Your Students

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This resource was created by Lisamarie Del Valle, a teacher in Florida and Teach Starter Collaborator.

Looking for more Christmas activities to keep your little ones busy? Check out our Christmas collection of fun activities.

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