STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics) learning activities provide opportunists for young children to develop skills across developmental domains. This resource list provides additional web resources to help teachers and caregivers plan developmentally appropriate STEAM learning activities for young children.
- Tool Kit: Make a Mess and Explore STEAM
- Tip Sheets:
- Say Yes to the Mess! Play with Rocks
- Say Yes to the Mess! Snow Time
- Say Yes to the Mess! Water Works
- Things to Do While You’re Waiting: Art Is All Around
- Things to Do While You’re Waiting: Curious Young Scientists
- Things to Do While You’re Waiting: Math Is Everywhere
- Things to Do While You’re Waiting: Music, Sound, and Movement
- Get Growing: From Seeds to Sprouts
- Get Growing: Learning about Seeds
- Get Growing: Planters and Preschoolers
- Get Growing: Planning a Garden with Young Children
- Playground Physics: Watch for Falling Objects!
- Playground Physics: Hang in There!
- Playground Physics: On a Roll!
- Illinois Early Learning Guidelines: Domain 4: Science Concepts & Exploration
- Illinois Early Learning and Development Standards:
- Resource Lists:
- Project Examples:
About this resource
- Preschool Program
- Faculty / Trainer
- Teachers / Service providers
Age Levels (the age of the children to whom the article applies):
- Preschoolers (Age 3 Through Age 5)
Related IEL Birth to Three Guidelines:
Related Illinois Early Learning and Development Standards: