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Books in Awesome STEAM Activities for Kids series

  • Awesome Engineering Activities for Kids: 50+ Exciting STEAM Projects to Design and Build

    Christina Schul

    Paperback (Rockridge Press, May 28, 2019)
    Spark creativity and build critical-thinking skills with 50+ fun activities about engineering for kids ages 5-10 Watch your child’s eyes light up as they get excited about engineering, learn valuable knowledge, and have tons of fun. Awesome Engineering Activities for Kids is packed with more than 50 fascinating STEAM exercises, complete with step-by-step instructions, colorful pictures, and simple explanations of how and why the experiments work. Make engineering for kids easy and enjoyable with projects that use common, inexpensive household materials so they can play and learn anytime. From toothpick towers and marble runs to egg drops and water rockets, the activities in this book about engineering for kids will challenge and delight. This entertaining book about engineering for kids goes above and beyond to include: A range of activities―Explore different kinds of engineering for kids with lots of unique projects, like constructing a paper cup telephone, creating pendulum art, and making a fantastical flying dragon. STEAM connection―Discover the connection between each exciting engineering experiment and real-life science, technology, art, and math. Think like an engineer―Learn all about engineering with a brief guide to the different types of engineers, an explanation of what they do, and what kids need to know to become one. Unlock the world of engineering for kids with engaging STEAM exercises that help them learn, grow, and get creative. Let’s dive in!
  • Awesome Science Experiments for Kids: 100+ Fun STEM / STEAM Projects and Why They Work

    Crystal Chatterton

    Paperback (Rockridge Press, Feb. 13, 2018)
    100+ Hands-on projects to get kids excited about science―for kids ages 5-10 As kids grow older, they become more curious about the world around them, often asking, “How does this work?” Science Experiments for Kids teaches budding scientists ages 5-10 the nuts and bolts of the scientific method, using fun, hands-on experiments designed to show kids how to hypothesize, experiment, and then record their findings. With awesome experiments like a Fizzy Rocket, Magnet-Powered Car, and Pencil Sundial, kids will have a blast exploring each S.T.E.A.M. field while learning to build, design, think critically, and feel inspired to make their own discoveries. Science Experiments for Kids contains: 100+ S.T.E.A.M. experiments―Discover how and why it works with interactive science experiments for kids in science, technology, engineering, art, and math. Easy-to-follow instructions―Super simple steps make these science experiments for kids a breeze to do. Colorful photos―Features real-life photos of the science experiments for kids and common household materials used, as well as the final results.From figuring out how quicksand works to turning a lemon into a battery, Science Experiments for Kids teaches young scientists how cool it is to be curious.
  • Awesome Kitchen Science Experiments for Kids: 50 STEAM Projects You Can Eat!

    Megan Olivia Hall

    Paperback (Rockridge Press, Feb. 4, 2020)
    50 educational (and edible!) science experiments you can do at homeIn laboratories, at school, and even in your house―science happens everywhere. Awesome Kitchen Science Experiments for Kids brings the excitement of scientific investigation to your kitchen with a heaping helping of experiments that you can really sink your teeth into!From flaming cheese puffs to solar-powered s’mores, discover tons of deliciously fun ways to explore science―plus technology, engineering, art, and math (STEAM). Each of these science experiments for kids comes with easy-to-follow instructions, as well as difficulty and mess ratings so you know how much adult help you‘ll need. You’ll even find out what meal each experiment is best for!Awesome Kitchen Science Experiments for Kids includes:Chew on science―Discover the science in your everyday life with 50 experiments you can try (and taste) yourself.Fun and educational―Eat your way through five chapters worth of kitchen science experiments for kids, each one based on a specific part of STEAM learning.All skill levels―Whether it’s your first time experimenting in the kitchen or you’ve already got lots of cooking experience, this book of tasty experiments is for you.Hungry for scientific exploration? Dig in with Awesome Kitchen Science Experiments for Kids!
  • Awesome Physics Experiments for Kids: 40 Fun Science Projects and Why They Work

    Erica l. ColĂłn PhD

    Paperback (Rockridge Press, March 12, 2019)
    Fun Comes to Physics for KidsHow far can you shoot a pom-pom with energy generated from rubber bands? What attracts goo to a balloon? Can you cook s’mores using energy from the sun? Show kids how cool it is to learn physics with 40 fun and engaging experiments.Created by board-certified science teacher Dr. Erica Colón, these physics experiments for kids offer a hands-on approach to learning about concepts like force, electricity, heat, and sound. Simple, step-by-step instructions let kids do their own experimentation and discover just how fun physics really is.Awesome Physics Experiments for Kids includes:40 AWESOME EXPERIMENTS―Inspire kids to learn about topics like force, buoyancy, and flight with fun and educational activities that kids will want to try again and again.EASY-TO-FIND MATERIALS―Experiment whenever inspiration strikes using common and inexpensive materials readily found at home.STEP-BY-STEP INSTRUCTIONS―Full-color photos and simple instructions help give kids the confidence to experiment on their own. Show your kids how much fun they can have with physics.
  • Awesome Robotics Projects for Kids: 20 Original STEAM Robots and Circuits to Design and Build

    Bob Katovich

    Paperback (Rockridge Press, Dec. 17, 2019)
    Build your own amazing robots―20 STEAM projects you’ll love!Get ready to build all kinds of incredible robots―right in your own home! Designed for young robot builders (ages 5 – 10), these do-it-yourself robotics for kids projects will teach you about science, technology, engineering, art, and math (STEAM) as you assemble an amazing collection of real working robots!From scribblebots to two-legged walkers, this book walks you through robotics for kids, one beautifully-photographed project at a time. The robots start out simple and get more advanced as you go, helping you boost your skills (and your confidence) at the same time. Get started today!This exciting guide to robotics for kids includes:20 awesome projects―Rock the world of robotics for kids with nearly two-dozen different designs for bots that glow, draw, walk, climb, and more.Full-color photos―Construction is easy thanks to clear directions and 200 step-by-step pictures that help you build your robot right.Robots in the world―Chapters are divided based on the functions of robots, showing you how they can be used to help in your day-to-day life.Discover one of the most fun ways to get into robotics for kids!
  • Wishing on a Star: Constellation Stories and Stargazing Activities for Kids

    Fran Lee

    Paperback (Gibbs Smith, March 20, 2001)
    If you go outside on a clear night, you can't help yourself. Your head tilts back, your eyes rise up, and you find yourself gazing at the stars . . . WOW! From the beginning of time, people have admired the night sky's beauty. The night sky is our oldest picture book, and Wishing on a Star retells some of these stories from around the world in simple language that kids can understand. Wishing on a Star also includes lots of fun activities that celebrate the stars. Learn how to make a twinkling thaumatrope, fly a starry kite, and act in your own constellation play. Star maps and stargazing tips show how to find the constellations, and cool science facts teach more about the stars. Paperback, Full-Color Illustrations Throughout, Ages 7 and up
  • Draw!

    Kim Solga

    Paperback (McGraw Hill Ryerson, Jan. 1, 1991)
    1991 Draw! Art & Activities for Kids Ages 6-11 (P) by Kim Solga ***ISBN-13: 9780891344131 ***48 Pages