Science and Technology

Activities

STEAM activities for kids are a really great way to learn and explore the dynamics of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math! Whether they are discovering, building, counting or creating the explanation of why something happens they are optimizing learning! 

Science

The 7 basic preschool science concepts are:

  • Observing

  • Comparing

  • Classifying

  • Measuring

  • Communicating

  • Inferring

  • Predicting

Technology

Technology and interactive media are tools that can promote effective learning and development.

Technology can enhance cognitive and social learning when it supports “play, creativity, exploration, pretend and active play and outdoor activities.

Engineering 

Engineering is all about finding out how things are built and why. It’s about finding ways to construct things better, and it’s about solving problems through the development of new technologies. And for children, engineering is about play.

Math

16 of the basic preschool math concepts are:

  • Observation

  • Problem Solving

  • Language

  • One-to-One Correspondence

  • Number Sense

  • Shapes

  • Spatial Sense

  • Sets and Classifying

  • Ordering/Seriation

  • Comparing

  • Patterning

  • Counting

  • Measurement

  • Parts and Wholes

  • Numbers and Symbols

  • Graphing

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Art

Teaching children the elements of art allows them to explore creativity while strengthening fine motor skills and hand-eye development.

The 6 elements of art:

  • Art is lines.

  • Art is shapes.

  • Art is color.

  • Art is texture.

  • Art is space.

  • Art is feelings.