Constructing, Creating & Bob the Builder

This board is designed to showcase fun STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Math) activities for all those kids and families who are excited about PBS KIDS BOB THE BUILDER. This board is also perfect for kids who are the creators, designers, makers, constructors...
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Cardboard tubes + box = hours of fun!

cardboard tubes + box = hours of fun! We pieced together TP and paper towel tubes. Used marbles. The kiddo loved it and even still pulls it out to roll the marbles into a dump truck. He wont' let me toss any cardboard tubes now.

make a plane with straws and paper!


Straw plane--flies better than a paper airplane. We just made these, and they really are fun and quite easy! Way easier than a paper airplane.

Two ingredient snow play recipe- this stuff is amazing! Naturally cold and feels just like fresh powder in your hands

Baking Soda & Shaving Cream Two ingredient snow recipe made using common household items- this stuff is amazing! It is naturally cold and feels just like fresh fallen powder in your hands. So easy to make, too. My kids love this sensory snow!

Love this idea of creating "STEM kits" and "Tinker Trays" out of everyday items that you can find at the Dollar store (or may have a at home!).

How To Put Together Inexpensive STEM Ideas for Kids STEM Activities

Inexpensive STEM Ideas for Kids STEM Activities STEM on a budget with frugal engineering supplies and clever materials for all your STEM challenges. Great for preschool and kindergarten STEM activities.

Calm down sensory bottles are perfect for helping children relax and also for sensory play. Find a year worth of calm down bottle ideas to make a sensory bottle for any time of the year!

A Year of Calm Down Bottles

A full year of calm down bottles for your Preschool or Kindergarten Kids. Kids love watching the contents of the bottles swirl and move and it helps them regain control over their emotions.

Buttons and yarn DIY geoboard

Make a Button board to add a little craftiness to preschool math? Break out the glue gun and create this button board! to practice some key preschool math concepts, but having a ball in the process.

Magnetic Ice Science Activity Ice Magnet Play Kids STEM

Magnetic Ice Science Activity for Preschool and Kindergarten Science

Building Pool Noodle Structures With Toothpicks

Pool Noodle Structures Building Toothpick Structures

Pool Noodle Structures Building Toothpick Structures Pool Noodle Structures Building with Toothpicks Summer Engineering If you love arts and crafts you actually will love this cool website!

15 Children's Books about STEM for Preschoolers

20+ Books About Architecture and Engineering for Kids

15 Books About Architecture for Preschoolers, the first post in our latest series for Preschool, featuring STEM fun with books, crafts, activities and challenges for your toddler and preschooler

You can BUILD a snowman and BUILD a melted snowman sensory bottle too! Great to take on the go, make up stories about, or use to help children calm down.

Melted Snowman Sensory Bottle

Bring a bit of winter into the house with this adorable melted snowman sensory bottle. What's left of him leaves lots of room for imaginative play.

Egg Carton building blocks for kids - Engineering & STEM & recycling!

Great loose parts play! Egg Carton building blocks for kids - Engineering & STEM - kids art, crafts, learning activities with recyclables

Love these STEM phrases!

The Teaching Thief: Favorite Picture Books for Teaching Comprehension Love the thinking stems anchor.

Never thought about exploring the Pyramids with your preschooler? This cheap and easy activity is a great way to think about how buildings of all kinds are made.

Egyptian Architecture for Kids

No study of Architecture and Engineering for kids of any age would be complete without a study of Egyptian architecture and the pyramids. See our preschool pyramid activity, a great fine motor skill challenge STEM STEAM Engineering for Kids Egypt

Recycled Robots made from tin foil and cardboard tubes and more!

Crafty Recycled Robots - an Invitation to Create

Invitation to Create Recycled Robots: Gather up junk + things on the way to the garbage then challenge your family to build tin foil robots!