After years of STEM activities, including towers, bridges, race cars, and rockets, one my favorites is the classic catapult challenge! I believe it incorporates all aspects of a quality STEM activity: easy math connection, engineering design process, student-driven learning, and hands-on fun! Read on to see my ideas to incorporate into your classroom or to download our TpT Catapult STEM Challenge!

Catapult Challenge

After years of STEM activities, including towers, bridges, race cars, and rockets, one my favorites is the classic catapult challenge! I believe it incorporates all aspects of a quality STEM activity: easy math connection, engineering design process, student-driven learning, and hands-on fun! Read on to see my ideas to incorporate into your classroom or to download our TpT Catapult STEM Challenge!

Last day of school photo prop signs. (matching first day ones also) So cute!!

Last Day of School Photo Prop Signs... Free Printables

Last day of school photo prop signs. (matching first day ones also) So cute!!

Last Day of School Photo Prop Signs... Free Printables

Freebie! Great for the holidays Classroom Escape Room (Review Game)

Classroom Escape Room (Review Game)

Minute to Win It games ... Could be used as ice breakers, Friday Fun Hour (special reward), or end of school fun!!

Minute to Win It games ... Could be used as ice breakers, Friday Fun Hour (special reward), or end of school fun!!

End of the year bulletin board - What are students looking forward to for next school year?

End of the year bulletin board - What are students looking forward to for next school year?

Finding angles in our names. I Like the idea in this pin, but I would have the students look for angles in the shapes using their protractors. I would initially give the students words like "Adam" to find the angles since there are many. Then I would allow the students to pick their own word, draw it, color the angles different colors, then measure and label.

Finding angles in our names. I Like the idea in this pin, but I would have the students look for angles in the shapes using their protractors. I would initially give the students words like "Adam" to find the angles since there are many. Then I would allow the students to pick their own word, draw it, color the angles different colors, then measure and label.

PBL is difficult to plan! Check out these pre-made Math PBLs for 4th and 5th grade. They include connections to the other subject areas and are super high-interest! #PBL

PBL is difficult to plan! Check out these pre-made Math PBLs for 4th and 5th grade. They include connections to the other subject areas and are super high-interest! #PBL

Can you believe it? The school year is about over. Where did the time go? These printables and coloring pages are a wonderful end for the school year and make great activities for those last...

Can you believe it? The school year is about over. Where did the time go? These printables and coloring pages are a wonderful end for the school year and make great activities for those last...

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