Hearts, Ground Hogs, STEM and MORE!
Discover many FREE February STEM resources here! For many, the month of February calls to mind hearts and flowers or Valentine cards and boxes of chocolates. However, for STEM educators and homeschooling parents or grandparents, February is more likely to conjure up experiments that involve Ground Hog Day or a young George Washington chopping down that cherry tree. Science and STEM can be found everywhere if you are looking and sometimes when you are not!
February STEM Resources for Teachers & Parents
Whether you are all ready for the month of February or surprised that it has so quickly arrived, we are ready for you with some great STEM activities and resources to help students learn about STEM while having fun, too. Educators and parents will love these resources because of the low-cost and easy accessibility of materials required to set up and carry out the activities provided.
We hope you will enjoy browsing through this list of FREE February STEM resources and choosing at least one or two to use with your children or students. Please let us know what you think, and feel free to recommend other resources YOU have discovered for February that just might help another of our blog readers! Until then, have a great February with STEM-apalooza!®.
FREE February STEM Resources
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Valentine’s Day Count the Room – Kindergarten Connection (PreK-K)
This FREE Valentine’s Day Count the Room is ideal for math or STEM centers, a whole group math activity, or as a review to get kids moving, counting, learning, and having FUN! Includes FREE pintables!
Heart Bingo for Kids – Valentine’s Day Math & Probability Practice – The Science Kiddo (PreK-K)
Print out a FREE Heart BINGO math game for kids that the whole family can enjoy! This simple Valentine’s Day roll and cover addition game introduces kids to the concept of probability and gives them hands-on practice. This is a favorite Valentine STEM activity that can easily be played in the classroom or at home!
Teaching Heart Health to Primary Students – Tina, O’Block, Lessons for Little Ones (Gr. 1-3)
Valentine hearts are everywhere during the month of February, and often, young students associate this shape with the hearts in their bodies. For this reason and others, it’s a particularly good idea to teach them about the human heart and heart health in February, which is also Heart Health Month.
Valentine STEM: Light-Up Circuit Valentines – Left Brain Craft Brain (K-4)
Did you know that you can paint on an electrical circuit? Yes, and it’s as easy to use as glitter glue. There are many Valentine’s Day STEM projects just like these Light-Up Circuit Valentines. They’re conversation hearts with their very own LED & battery, made just for the light of your life on Valentine’s Day or any other day you want to show your love.
Other February STEM Activities
FREE STEM Challenge: Basketball Tower – More Than a Worksheet (Gr. 3-5)
During February, the basketball season is in full swing, too.That is one reason we included this STEM resource in the February list. Discover 8 reasons here in this post why STEM challenges like this one are beneficial for students. You’ll also be able to download a STEM engineering project—for FREE, too!
Groundhog Day STEM Activities – Little Bins for Little Hands (PreK & up)
Winter can be a long, cold, and dark season! One holiday everyone looks forward to is Groundhog Day. Will he, or won’t he? Of course, it doesn’t really matter either way, but it’s a fun way to break up the season. Bring these simple Groundhog Day STEM activities to the table to brighten the day! Also, FREE printables included here, too!
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