Objective: Encourage creative and logical processes through science, technology, engineering, arts and math
1.The book of the day on Reading is the introduction for the S.T.E.A.M. activities.
2.There will be additional instructions for each day.
Materials: old and present clothes/shoes
1.Help your child compare the sizes of their old clothes/shoes.
2.Help your child use vocabulary: bigger/smaller, wider/narrower, longer/shorter
Materials: paper, drawing materials
1.Draw your favorite activity.
2.Ask your child why it is his/her favorite.
Materials: string, butcher paper
1.Use string to take your child’s height or trace your child while lying on a butcher paper.
2.Lay out the string or traced cut out of your child.
3.Use any two nonstandard measuring units (how many steps does it take, how many blocks, tiles on floor, etc.)
4. Keep string or traced cut out as a keepsake. Don’t forget to write the date.
Materials: paper, markers, pictures of chores
Make a chore chart
Materials: stacking objects (blocks, plastic cups, pillows, etc.)
1.Provide any object that can stack to represent your child’s height.
2.Encourage your child to build/stack the objects to show his/her height.
3.Don’t forget to step back and let your child explore but provide questions that will help them figure it out by themselves (ex: Which way do you think will it work?, How can you make it taller?, etc.)