What is STEAM?
STEAM is Science Technology Engineering Arts and Mathematics.It is about learning about the world through all of these lens and developing creativity and curiosity. It’s helping to prepare for school success in the sciences and also create a workforce that thinks creatively.
It’s about tapping into a child’s natural observation skills!
Some Online Resources for infant to elementary school:
All Things Steam (Show me Librarian has outlines for STEAM programs)
Bedtime Math (daily math problem for preschool and up)
KHAN Academy (online learning for all ages)
Math at Play (play with math!)
National Geographic (explore the world, animals, or games)
The Nature Conservancy (outdoor and nature activities)
NASA Kids’ Club (explore space!)
Science Buddies (free online science projects for parents and teachers)
Sesame Street Little Discoverers (favorite characters describe STEM concepts)
TinkerLab (ideas to inspire thinking and creativity)
Turtle Diary (online learning games)
STEAM: Preschool Activities for STEAM Learning (Video Tutorials for 5 weeks)
Imagination Soup YouTube STEAM (YouTube channels for elementary STEAM)
Amesbury Library STEAM board book list
Even kids in perschool can learn the basics of coding (instructions used to run apps and computer programs) with some very simple programs! Check out this Coding List for some ideas!
Check out the Pinterest page from the library for some great ideas for 0 – 5 year olds!