Category - Simple Machines

Candy and Simple Machine Science Project

Candy is always a fun way to learn STEM. This Candy and Simple Machine Science Project uses simple machines project presents a great way to talk about the transition between potential energy and...

Teach your child to engineer their own pulleys!

You can easily make your own simple machines at home, to help your children learn to enjoy engineering their own solutions. Wow! That’s easier. In our age of complicated machinery, it’s...

24 Simple Machine Projects for Kids

If you are looking for some fun STEM activities for kids of all ages you are going to love these hands on Simple Machine Projects for Kids! Kids will learn about the 6 simple machines: inclined...

I Spy Simple Machines Printable

Kids will love learning about simple machines with this fun, hands on science activity. This I Spy Simple Machines Printable is the perfect activity for elementary age kids to use at home, at the...

Levers and Pulleys Simple Machines Lesson

This is the fifth and final part of our Simple Machines hands-on science unit. In this Levers and Pulleys Simple Machines Lesson we have talked about the six simple machines: inclined plane, wheel...

Wedges & Screws Simple Machines Lesson

This is the fourth week in our Simple Machines hands on science unit. This week we focused on wedges and screws. Come take a peak at our Wedges & Screws Simple Machines Lesson, hopefully it will...

Gears Simple Machines Lesson

This week we took a closer look at the simple machines we talked about last week – the wheel.  Specifically, we are going to talk about gears including lots of fun, hands on simple machine...

Wheel and Axle Simple Machines Lesson

This Wheel and Axle Simple Machines Lesson is the second in our Simple Machines hands on science unit. We love combining books, hands on experiments, and printables to have FUN learning.

Inclined Planes Simple Machines Lesson

Join us in our five week science unit for kids discovering the six simple machines. Lots of hand on activities, book recommendations, free printables, and more! These science activities for kids are...

FREE Simple Machines Game

Help kids learn and reinforce what they’ve been learning about simple machines with this fun, hands on simple machines memory game. This activity is perfect for Kindergarten, 1st grade, 2nd grade...

Free Simple Machines Mini Book

Kids will love this pocket size, printable mini book that teaches them all about the six simple machines. This is a great study for homeschool science.