Thanksgiving STEM Activities & Resources for November!


Turkey Day is almost here! Are YOU ready? We have some great Thanksgiving STEM activities and resources to offer you here. If you are a STEM educator, you might need just a little more support the week of Thanksgiving when students might be excited about the fast-approaching, long holiday weekend. However, if you are a parent who homeschools your children, you may be wondering how to teach them while making preparations for the family’s annual Thanksgiving dinner and related activities. How will you accomplish it all and remain sane so that YOU, too, can enjoy the Thanksgiving festivities? These Thanksgiving STEM activities and resources just might be helpful to you.

Fortunately, STEM-apalooza!® is here for the rescue! We have compiled a great list of STEM resources with the Thanksgiving theme. As a result, you’ll discover activities, book lists, and other supportive resources to calm your concerns and engage the kids at the same time. So, we hope these STEM offerings will enable you to enjoy your Thanksgiving Week much more while providing interesting STEM learning experiences for your children or students, too! By the way, Happy Thanksgiving to you ALL!

Thanksgiving STEM Activities and Resources

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Thanksgiving Turkey Cage STEM Challenge – Mombrite(PreK-1)

Looking for a Thanksgiving STEM challenge for your kids? This “fun” Turkey Cage challenge is a great educational activity to do at home with your preschooler or first grader. Grab your FREE Turkeys template and get clucking! The Thanksgiving turkey keeps escaping! In this turkey STEM challenge, your kids will need to create a turkey cage designed to keep the turkey nice and safe.

Thanksgiving STEM Projects for Kids – (K-6)

Learn and have fun with pumpkins, pie, cranberries, and more with this fun collection of Thanksgiving STEM activities for kids.

100+ Hands-On Thanksgiving STEM Activities for Kids of ALL Ages – (K-8)

This November in your classroom (or home), show kids how science and Thanksgiving are forever combined thanks to the wonders of the baking and cooking processes with these super fun Thanksgiving science experiments and Thanksgiving STEM activities! There are so many Thanksgiving STEM challenges to try!

Thankful for STEM: November STEM & STEAM Challenges for Kids – STEM Activities for Kids (4-6)

To celebrate Thanksgiving, here is a list favorite STEM and STEAM challenges for November. This time of the year brings so many things for which to be grateful!

Incredibly FUN Thanksgiving STEM Activities & Science Experiments – Little Bins for Little Hands (PreK-6)

It seems like once Halloween is behind us, we are all ready to jump ahead to Christmas planning. Don’t miss these fabulous Thanksgiving STEM and science experiences this season.

Thanksgiving STEM Activities – from The Community Classroom

Listed here are several fall STEM activities for you to try at home with your kids or in your classroom with your students. If you are hosting Thanksgiving dinner, these ideas could really engage your turkey day guests, no matter their age.


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