When it comes to learning when the weather starts to heat up, you cannot miss these brilliant summer STEM activities!
They are so good! You simply have to do them with your kids. Not only will you all learn a bit while you check out these projects and experiments, but you will have a whole lot of FUN!
And fun is what summer is suppose to be all about. Let’s not forget that!
Summer STEM Activities for Kids
Your kids are simply going to go crazy for these fun activities and the best part is they will be getting a bit of science, technology, engineering and math in while they play.
Shaped Bubbles STEM Activity Challenge!
This indoor or outdoor bubble STEM challenge will be a bit hit. Can you really make shaped bubbles? You will have to click through to find out!
10+ Clever Science Experiments with Water To Try Right Now
If you would like to keep cool this summer, you should check out these water science experiments. There are some really good ones in there!
Fabulous Ice Science Projects You Have to Try
Nothing says summer cool like ice. We gathered a bunch of fab ice science projects for you to try.
Make Outdoor Sun Prints
Have you tried making sun prints yet? If not, this STEAM activity is just right.
Build a Raft out of Sticks
Looking for an engineering project? Kids love creating rafts on a hot summer day, because . . . water!
Make a Firefly Circut Card
Fireflies are most certainly a big part of summer fun. Running through fields to catch them is such a classic childhood experience. When they come in, have the kids try making a firefly (or lightening bug) circut card.
Deluxe Butterfly Kit
Have you tried raising butterflies yet? This is a wonderful activity that kids want to do each and every year.
Pulley Engineering Challenge for Kids
I guarantee this is going to keep your kids busy for hours and hours. They will use it all summer long too! You can do so much with this simple idea.
Try Making a Bottle Rocket
Bottle rockets are a summer favorite. I happen to love this one which is decorated and looks oh so cool. Have a little contest to see who can get their rocket to fly the furthest!
Exploding Minecraft Creeper Rockets
Got a Minecraft fan? Make some of these Minecraft creeper rockets. You know they have to explode, right? Because that is exactly what those annoying creepers do!
Colorful Chalk Explosions
Speaking of exploding . . . how about some colorful explosions? That is what you will get when you add chalk and a few ingredients to a closed zip-lock bag - KaBoom!
Make Your Own Sundial
This is a super simple science project. However, it gets lot of attention because it is so interactive. Your kids are going to want to keep checking to see where the shadow falls. A neat way to play around with time, history and science.
If you have a sandbox or access to a place with sand, you really need to give this one a try. Is it messy? You bet! That is part of the fun.
Explosive Combustion Science Lab Kit
Looking for a kit that lets you do a whole lot of fun STEM things? Try this! It has over 25 STEM Experiments including rockets, helium balloons, fizzy bombs, color explosions, fun chemical reactions and more! (Has great reviews!)
I hope you enjoyed this collection of summer STEM activities! Get the kids outside to enjoy the wonders of summer and have them learn a thing or two while they are at it!
Be sure to see these posts as well.
Must Have Home Science Equipment
150 Fun and Free Summer Activities for Boys!