Christmas Kids Activities Science

20 Amazing Christmas STEM Activities

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Make learning fun this holiday season with these outrageously fun and inventive Christmas stem activities for December. Use these December stem activities are a great ways for kids to learn hands-on science, technology, engineering or maths and sometimes with an art twist as well. Use these stem Christmas ornaments with preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade, and 5th grade students.

Make learning fun this holiday season with these outrageously fun and inventive Christmas stem activities for December. Use these December stem activities are a great ways for kids to learn hands-on science, technology, engineering or maths and sometimes with an art twist as well. Use these stem Christmas ornaments with preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade, and 5th grade students. 

Christmas STEM Activities

Elementary age kids will have fun with these educational activities for December including lots of Christmas STEM activities, Christmas Science, engineering, and lots of Christmas projects for kids! Use these clever ideas including a Santa Claus chute, building a gingerbread house, candy cane salt crystals, Christmas tree pattern, holiday Lego circuit, a Christmas catapult and many more fun Christmas activities for kids. Use these Christmas Stem ideas with preschoolers, kindergartners, grade 1, grade 2, grade 3, grade 4, grade 5, and grade 6 students.

 

Christmas Stem

Use bits and pieces, pine cones, pine tree leaves, berries etc. associated with the holiday for a sink or float experiment.

Building gingerbread houses are great to work on construction and engineering skills. Try it with healthy alternatives to make it more challenging.

Little ones will enjoy making a Santa Chute with cardboard rolls, it is frugal fun too!

Print this Little Elf senses book and explore senses through the eyes of Little Elf.

STEM Activities for Christmas

December stem activities

These crystal candy cane and salt crystal tree will defined amaze your children. It will look great as tree ornaments too!

Create fabulous art and explore science with this STEAM Christmas tree project.

Build a LEGO  Circuit tree that actually lights up, it will wow the kids!

This pattern block challenge is fun to explore patterns and work on visual perception as well.

Try this nature STEM project: frozen pine cones, so pretty!

STEM Christmas Activities

Stem Christmas ornaments

These LED Ornaments look really interesting to make, I bet your kids will enjoy it.

Little ones will love to construct a hat for Santa, adding an element of craft to it turns an ordinary construction project into fun!

Another great idea that combines art and science is this design a Santa sleigh.

Construct a Christmas tree: use playdough and craft sticks, things I bet you already have at home?

This simple catapult, with a Christmassy twist, looks like fun too!

Have you ever made Christmas magic milk with the kids? It is mesmerizing, try it out.

Challenge your children with this balancing pom pom Christmas tree activity or make trees from Magna tiles and jingle bells.

See how to melt ice Christmas tree and play around with color mixing or ice painting!

Lastly, use LEGO and craft sticks to construct a Christmas tree, but be careful, it is tricky.

So many fun Christmas STEM activities. Which one will your children want to try first?

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Nadia

Nadia is South African mom to two littlies, a former preschool teacher and currently working as a reading therapist at a remedial school. She blogs over at teach-me-mommy.com about easy and playful activities inspiring you to be your child's first teacher.

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