Christmas STEM Activities & Challenges for 2nd Grade and Up – Holiday STEM

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Are you looking for a fun way to keep your students engaged and learning during the beginning of the holiday season? Your students will be excited to work together on these Christmas STEM activities to construct different elements to help build STEM skills! Simple materials and perfect for all ages!

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STEM Challenges Include:

★ Build Santa’s Chimney so that he can deliver the presents

★ Construct the tallest Christmas tree for Sally to decorate.

★ Build a bridge so the elves can help move presents out of the North Pole

★ Construct a bed to help Santa sleep after a long day of work

With each challenge, you will receive:

✓ Outline

✓ Teacher brief for all items needed and the goal

✓ Anchor chart to keep the students understanding the intended goal

✓ Design page

✓ Recording page

✓ Reflection page to help to follow and understand student thinking!

It’s all right here – check out the preview!

My goal is to use easily available, cheap items for these STEM challenges. I often give students multiple materials for students to use those engineering brains to decide what would work best for the activity. Remember, there will be MULTIPLE ways that these activities can be designed!





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