STEM Saturday Activities

June 8:  Intro to Flying Drones: learn the basics of drones and use an iPad to code & take to the air.

June 15: Giant Games: Bring on the giants! Play Jenga, Connect 4, and Dominoes on a large scale.

June 22: Pom Pom catapults: Using household items, build a catapult to launch a pom pom to a friend.

June 29: Rig A Ma Jig: Rigamajig is an open-build activity that has no right or wrong answers. The pieces are intuitive and fun to figure out. Its purpose is to encourage children to be creators, problem solvers, to work cooperatively, and to illustrate their ideas in a practical and concrete way. (Logos and plans available here:

July 6: 3D Printing pens: The 3Doodler Start is a 3D printing pen that inspires creativity, design, planning, building and spatial understanding. The 3D printed creations are not hot to touch and completely safe to use. This 3D printing pen melts plastic that cools and hardens rapidly, allowing participants to literally draw in the air!

July 13: Weather – Explore types of weather and some science behind weather. Make the sounds of rain and thunder and create the static that forms lightning.

July 20: Vehicle building/Trains: bring out your inner-engineer and build tracks and trains!

July 27: Math Games: Explore Tangram puzzles, Dominoes, measuring, and a fun way to add and multiply.

Aug 3: Trains and KEVA planks: Build structures by simply stacking the planks- from preschoolers to architects, each person builds at his or her own skill level. No glue, no connectors. Every piece is the same length, width and height.

Aug 10: ZOOB building kits: Open-ended toys to construct, engineer, explore and experiment.