STEM is an abbreviation of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. When we refer STEM operation, it means an acronym for the education of these four subjects. This is the perfect way to teach the student most efficiently, as this field is intensely intertwined in the real world with some easy experiments. Here are some easy ways to make such activities at your home with a few homely ingredients, which will definitely help to learn your kids more accurately about the aforementioned subjects. Check this out-
Marshmallow STEM structure is the simplest way to teach the kids for stem projects. It is basically popular to motivate engineering activity for kids. To make the structure, take some equal pieces of pretzels and jumbo marshmallows, now linked the pretzel sticks together in your desiring structure by pushing the ends into the pieces of marshmallows. You can teach your kids building triangles, rectangles, and squares or cube structures with these food objects.
DIY Catapult for kids STEM project is another nice object to make. Take 4 Popsicle sticks, 3 rubber bands, a bottle cap, and some glue. At first, make 2 pairs of Popsicle sticks and tie them tightly with the rubber bands by placing one pair between the middle of two attached popsicles’ sticks after pulling them slightly apart. Now all you need is just attach the bottle’s cap on the upper Popsicle stick and your homemade catapult is ready to use for throwing objects!
Pool noodle structure building with toothpicks is another great project, which your kids must try for a fun experience! To make this building you need, pool noodles, toothpicks, and a serrated knife. At first, cut the pool noodles in slices, now all you need is just attached those pieces together as per your desiring structure shape with the help of toothpicks.
Making a winch simple machine as a stem project is another frequent activity that loved by the kids. To make this project you need, 2 cardboard tubes, 1 spool, one straw or pencil, long string, tape and a scissor along with a small basket. At first, tape your tubes to a strong surface; make 2 cuts at the top of each tube to place the pencil properly. Now, put your spool on the pencil with one side of your string and secure it with tape to that object. Now all you need is just spin around the pencil and tie your basket to the bottom of the string.