The winter months are a great time of year to excite kids about STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math) projects! Add these winter STEM activities to your winter learning curriculum for a lot of hands on inspiration in the cold, winter months.

Add these winter STEM activities to your winter learning curriculum for a lot of hands on inspiration in the cold, winter months.

10 Winter STEM Activities for Kids

Colder weather can inspire your STEM kids to learn more with ice, snowflakes, winter counting, and much more. Add these learning activities from some of our favorite sites to your winter curriculum. Feel free to leave a comment with your favorite winter activities!

Popsicle Stick Snowflake Art and Math | Fantastic Fun and Learning – We always have LOTS of craft sticks in our craft stash. Bring them out this winter for beautiful, symmetric learning. This is a wonderful open ended project for your winter shelves!

Snowball Math Game | Life Over C’s – This snowball math game is completly customizable to any math level. It’s a great game to print and laminate to be sure this game lasts through the long winter months.

Color Ice Transfer Activity | Busy Toddler – Along with a great transfer activity, your children will learn more about mixing colors and phases of matter as ice melts into water. This is a great activity for your youngest learners!

Crystalized Snowflakes | Gift of Curiosity – Study how snowflakes form with this simple science experiment! Children will love watching their crystals grow before their eyes as well as hanging their creations from their Christmas tree.

Fake Snow Lab | Left Brian Craft Brain – Create your own snow making lab this winter! Children will learn the scientific method and make predictions as they create this fun, sensory material.

Add these winter STEM activities to your winter learning curriculum for a lot of hands on inspiration in the cold, winter months.

Nature Art with Ice | KC Edventure – This is a beautiful science experiment for your outdoor, winter decoration. Students will learn about winter plants and the different states of matter as water turns to ice.

Hot Chocolate Surprise Winter Science Activity for Kids | Fantastic Fun and Learning – Kids LOVE hot chocolate! This winter plan to use this classic winter drink in your next science experiment. You’ll need a couple extra materials for this one, but it will be a crowd pleaser!

Engineering an Ice Lantern | STEAM Powered Family – Have you tried making your own winter lantern? You have all the materials you need to create this as one of your MUST try winter STEM activities. You can customize this activity as much as you like and make your lantern as big or as small as you life. LOVE this idea!

Blubber Science Experiment | Gift of Curiosity – Grab a couple kitchen materials to test out a question your preschooler has probably asked before, “how do animals stay warm in winter?”.  This is a great hands-on activity for your kids that will be sure to excite their growing minds.

Pine Cone Science Experiment for Kids | Lemon Lime Adventures – Allow children to make their best predictions on why pinecones open. This is a quick experiment with a lot of modifications which can be used with students of all ages.

Add these winter STEM activities to your winter learning curriculum for a lot of hands on inspiration in the cold, winter months.


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