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7 Awesome New Year STEAM & STEM Activities

HAPPY NEW YEAR!!!

WELCOME TO 2018!!!

If you are anything like me, I love new beginnings and first few months in the New Year! It represents newness, a fresh start, a time to dream and set new goals, another year to see your little ones grow right in front of your eyes, and boy do they grow up quickly with STEAM & STEM Activities! There is a buzz and excitement in the air and people are mostly feeling positive for the new year.

This is also a great time to introduce your little ones to new or other STEAM & STEM Activities. Set the tone for the year and engage their minds early on in the year so that their beautiful minds may grow and learn. It’s also still holiday time and I’m sure you want to keep them busy whilst you get on with your day. Here are a few fantastic, fun and interesting activities that are sure to keep them busy.

7. Awesome LED House

Let there be light! Starting on a high and BRIGHT note, give the kids something spectacular with lights, LED and electronics by getting them to build their very own Awesome LED House by using electronics! This is a great way to get your children engaging and creating with electronics. (WizKids Club)

Awesome LED House - STEAM & STEM Activities

6. Colorful Confetti

If your kids want to make something pretty, slimey and full of colorful confetti then they can bask in the joy of making Confetti Slime! They are still celebrating festivities, it’s fun and they can make different color slimeballs to decorate their room. (Little bins for little hands)

Confetti Slime - STEAM & STEM Activities

5. Gel Lava Pen

Why have an ordinary pen when you can have a Gel Lava Pen! This activity is so much fun, it will have your child making several pens because they look so cool! They will also learn about water and oils not being able to mix well and how that is sometimes a good thing! (WizKids Club)

Gel Lava Pen - STEAM & STEM Activities

4. Star Wars Crafts for Kids!

For all the Star Wars fans out there, why not dive into the Star Wars Crafts for Kids! Your child will get the opportunity to make a whole bunch of different crafts. A real treat! (Left brain Craft brain)

Star Wars Crafts for Kids - STEAM & STEM Activities

3. Light-up Dance Pad

Don’t you just love how children love dancing! Well, why not introduce circuit and electronics in a fun and easy way! Now they can make their very own Light-up Dance Pad! Once it’s completed, this makes for a great party trick. With a little bit of music in the background, this will keep the kids entertained for a while. (WizKids Club)

Light-up Dance Pad - STEAM & STEM Activities

2. Light Up Cards

Show your kids how to make personalized light up cards for their friends birthdays and other occasions! This is a great way for them to experience paper circuits and electronics. (WizKids Club)

light up cards - STEAM & STEM Activities

1. Microscope with Water

It’s time to put on your detective hat and make a cool Microscope with Water! This is a really fascinating activity that will help to arouse creativity and curiosity within your children. (Babbledabbledo)

Microscope with Water - STEAM & STEM Activities

 

Encourage your children to try all these STEAM & STEM Activities because they are LOTS of FUN. Please also send me pictures when they create them, I love sharing your children’s creations. I wish you and your family the absolute best in 2018! Let’s encourage creativity and curiosity! Stick around, this year is going to be filled with A LOT of great stuff!

Once again, wishing you a Happy New year from Wizkids Club!

SUMITA MUKHERJEE
 

Sumita Mukherjee is International Best Selling Author and NASA STEM certified leader. Her website, ww.wizkids.Club was created with a vision to raise the next generation of creative leaders. WizKids.Club offers highly engaging kids activities, educational books, experiments, hands-on projects, DIYs, travel stories and engineering books perfect for children 4-12 years to spark creativity and scientific learning.

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