April 2, 2018

Through a school library loan program, I borrowed 1000 KEVA planks for us to build with for 2 weeks. We made stand alone structures and contraptions for ping pong balls to roll through. Check out our amazing engineering!

December 26, 2017

Thank you for all of the STEAM activities we received for the holidays! They make our Makerspace/STEM stations loads of fun. 

 New marble runs

KEVA planks and brain builder challenge cards 

 Goobi magnets


December 19, 2017

Last week we designed traps to catch the gingerbread man, and this week we helped him escape!

We used a booklet Choose Your Own STEMVenture from Teachers pay TeachersAlso see the activity's designer's post here.

I set up 5 stations around the library and depending on w...

December 18, 2017

Update 1/1/2018:

Thank you for the donations, we read a lot of gingerbread stories and had a great time doing our STEM activities, see Trap the Gingerbread Man, and Choose Your Own StemVenture posts. 

December 12, 2017

After reading several of our Gingerbread stories from around the world, we did a STEM Challenge. Students had to find a way to trap a gingerbread man cookie using various STEM materials: Legos, K'Nex, Goobi magnets, and Magformers. 

Here are a few creative traps the stu...

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