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New Year's Party Planning - STEM Project

Teach Starter Publishing
Google Slide, PDF | 1 page | Grades: 2 - 4

Reap the benefits of STEM education by inspiring your students to plan, organize, and budget for a New Year’s Eve party for the classroom.

New Year STEM Projects for Kids–  New Year Party Planning for Kids

This New Year Party Project is fun for your students to learn about Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math.

Students will brainstorm, plan, budget, and develop materials for planning a classroom New Year’s Eve party to celebrate the beginning of a brand new year. The project provides opportunities for students to 

  • Brainstorm ideas for staging a classroom party.
  • Choose food, activities, and favors.
  • Find your total spending amount.
  • Complete the invitations.
  • Reflect on the party planning process.

Why is STEM Important in Early Childhood Education?

Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education prepares students to succeed in their careers. The skills gained from STEM activities extend far beyond the classroom walls. By experiencing STEM education in elementary school, students develop problem-solving and critical thinking skills and learn to be curious and creative thinkers.

Tips for Differentiation + Scaffolding 

A team of dedicated, experienced educators created this resource to support your New Year’s lessons. 

If you have a mixture of above and below-level learners, check out these suggestions for keeping students on track with the concepts: 

🆘 Support Struggling Students

  • Assist students with learning challenges by participating in brainstorming and listing conversations with them.
  • Discuss the different features and how those features might contribute to their overall design idea.

Check out more of our New Year’s Goal Setting Projects and Activities!

Easily Prepare This Resource for Your Students

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This resource was created by Lindsey Phillips, a teacher in Michigan and Teach Starter Collaborator.


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