The original STEM Bins® and STEAM Bins®
INCLUDES A FULL STEAM VERSION, SPANISH VERSION, AND FRENCH VERSION!!!
STEM Bins® and STEAM Bins® for K-5th Grade are the perfect hands-on, play-based solution for:
- Early Finishers
- Morning Work
- Writing Extensions
- Fine Motor Practice
- Calm Down Corner
STEM Bins are a creative and developmentally appropriate form of simple engineering for elementary students!
Listed materials for each STEM Bin are found in most elementary classrooms or can be borrowed from other teachers, and you may choose which materials that you feel are best for your learning environment. Additional STEM engineering tools and photos can be added to the EDITABLE STEM Bin Covers in the separate file. Inexpensive building materials for STEM Bins can be found on Amazon or at Dollar Tree, Walmart, or Target Dollar Spot.
The management of your STEM Bins is completely up to you, as they can be used during multiple times of your day. “Challenge Yourself” cards are provided to take structures to the next level, allowing students to improve and enhance their structures. Upper grade supplements are also provided to allow for more challenging options.
The provided blueprint recording sheets, flipbooks, writing templates, and assessment rubrics are optional and can be either copied for each student or placed in page protectors for students to draw creations with a dry erase marker. Writing Prompt cards are also provided to allow for literacy extensions.