When it comes to STEM activities, we love building our activities around holidays that are coming up. With summer approaching, all the American holidays are just around the corner, including Memorial Day and the 4th of July. In anticipation of these events, I decided to put together a collection of patriotic STEM activities that kids will love doing during patriotic celebrations. These STEM activities would make the perfect addition to any patriotic thematic unit. Most of the projects in this list are designed for kids between preschool age and upper elementary, with most of the STEM projects appealing to kids right around 5-7 years old.
Patriotic STEM Activities for Kids Perfect for Summertime Fun
Kids will love these hands-on patriotic STEM activities!
Patriotic Science Activities
Fizzing Stars from Little Bins for Little Hands
Patriotic Paint Bombs from Schooling a Monkey
Patriotic Slime from Schooling a Monkey
Milk Fireworks from Schooling a Monkey
Patriotic Discovery Bottle from Teaching Mama
Patriotic Color Changing Flowers from Artful Parent
Patriotic Technology Activities
Mint Fireworks from Playdough to Plato
Fireworks in a Jar from I Can Teach My Child
Exploding Rockets from Playdough to Plato
Patriotic Discovery Bottle from Schooling a Monkey
Patriotic Engineering Activities
Patriotic Confetti Poppers from Schooling a Monkey
Patriotic Towers from Little Bins for Little Hands
Straw Rockets from Simple Play Ideas
LEGO Flag from Little Bins for Little Hands
Patriotic Math Activities
Star Sticker Math from Thriving STEM
Star Spangled Math from A Little Pinch of Perfect
Patriotic Addition and Subtraction from Education.com
Independence Multiplication and Division from Education.com
Patriotic Math Worksheets from This Reading Mama
Patriotic STEM Kits
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