STEM Learning & STEAM Ideas for STEM DAY
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Top STEM Toys & STEAM Ideas for STEM Day 2021

November 8th is National STEM Day! A quick online search will produce many great STEM TOYS and fun ideas to help you celebrate S.T.E.M/S.T.E.A.M Day. I’m always looking for new ways to engage my kids in fun STEM activities. Not only because my kids eat this stuff up but because I know it’s essential to building their bright future. Here’s a list of STEM jobs and how much they pay. It’s fun to celebrate STEM day once a year but it’s more fun to make STEM part of our everyday lives! 

Also, did you know that November 8th is also National Parents as Teacher Day? You are your child’s best teacher so go, explore STEM/STEAM together and your kids will thank you for it!

Make sure to find our list of recommended STEM Toys at the end of this post!

Here's a list of our TOP STEM Toys & great STEAM Ideas to help you celebrate STEM everyday!

What is STEM and why is it important?

STEM-based education teaches kids more than just science and mathematics. STEM education focuses on hands-on learning and real-world applications and can help kids develop a variety of skill sets, including creativity and 21st century skills. STEM education also promotes problem solving, critical thinking, creativity, curiosity, decision making, leadership, entrepreneurship, and more. Regardless of the future career opportunities your kid might be drawn to, all of these skill will go a long way to preparing them for a bright future!

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What about STEAM?

STEAM stands for science, technology, engineering, art and math. And while some may scoff at the idea of art and design being in any way critical to STEM, it’s become a key area of focus for many researchers, teachers and parents.

If you want to learn more, read our previous article about STEM vs. STEAM and learn all about the importance of Art in STEM education.

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