# Featured STEAM Activities

Our Family Code is a STEAM educational blog with a commitment to teaching kids to code. We offer various coding activities as well as STEAM resources and activities in effort to make STEAM accessible and engaging for everyone.

## Get ready for a Summer of STEAM Activities!

• ### Frozen Baseball Experiment Sports STEM

Find out how temperature impacts a baseball and learn the history of how a baseball is made with this sports STEM activity for kids!

• ### Free Earth Day Vocabulary Worksheets

These Earth Day vocabulary activities for kids are a great way to incorporate logical thinking with language arts with word search puzzles, a logic word puzzle, and Earth Day cryptograms!

• ### Easter Bunny Egg Hunt Coding for Kids

This elementary egg hunt coding activity is a great Easter-themed way to introduce the basics of computer programming to kids in Kindergarten through 5th grade.

• ### Fibonacci Activity for Kids: Fibonacci Flowers

This Fibonacci activity for kids is a hands-on way to teach the Fibonacci sequence and make some math + art Fibonacci flowers!

## Teach Kids to Code

Find a ton of unplugged coding activities for kids designed to encourage computational thinking and logical reasoning while developing early coding skills.

• ### Halloween Conditional Code Worksheet for Elementary

Learn If Then code with Halloween conditional code worksheet for elementary by pairing outfits & conditional statements to help a witch pick clothes.

• ### Coding Apps for Kids: 2021 Edition

We put the best coding apps for kids to the test to see how they engage and teach kids to code! Read this and get your kids started coding!

• ### Easter Bunny Egg Hunt Coding for Kids

This elementary egg hunt coding activity is a great Easter-themed way to introduce the basics of computer programming to kids in Kindergarten through 5th grade.

• ### Earth Day Coding Recycling Sorting Activity

This Earth Day coding recycling sorting activity teaches children how conditional statements work while learning how to sort recyclables!

## Javascript Activities for Kids

Learn p5.js and how to use the JavaScript programming language for creative coding purposes.

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## < SCIENCE ACTIVITIES FOR KIDS />

• ### Optimal Javelin Throw Angle Measurement & Graphing

Learn about optimal javelin throw angles, height of throw, and the relationship between the two with this Summer Olympics optimal throw javelin angle measurement activity.

• ### Map the Olympic Host Cities World Geography Activity

This world geography activity challenges kids to use technology to map the Olympic host cities since the Summer Olympics started in 1896.

• ### Frozen Baseball Experiment Sports STEM

Find out how temperature impacts a baseball and learn the history of how a baseball is made with this sports STEM activity for kids!

• ### Plastic Bottle Butterflies Recycled Art

Make plastic bottle butterflies with this easy recycled art activity and learn about Monarch butterfly migration!

## Find more Science Activities for Kids!

You are going to love these Science Activities for Kids!

Find Science + Tech, Science + Art, Science + Math, and more!

You’ll love these hands-on science STEAM activities!

## < TECH ACTIVITIES FOR KIDS />

### Christmas Logic Word Puzzle for Kids

This Christmas logic word puzzle is a way for kids to use logical thinking and pattern matching paired with spatial recognition and spelling.

### St. Patrick’s Day Coding: Preschool STEAM

Grab this St. Patrick’s Day coding worksheets to practice sequencing today and finish writing sequences with Lucky Charms™ cereal!

### Learn Binary Code: 5-Bit Binary Code Challenge

Learn binary code by exploring the binary number system, translate letters and numbers to binary code, convert binary code to text, decode a binary code message with the ASCII binary code alphabet, and grab a…

### Fruit Hoop Summer Sudoku Logic Puzzle for Kids

This fruit hoop summer sudoku logic puzzle for kids is a way to introduce kids to Sudoku and use logical reasoning to solve problems.

### First 100 Digits of Pi Color Wheel Activity

Learn the first 100 digits of Pi with this color wheel activity that helps kids to visualize numbers of Pi in the first 100 digits and learn about color wheels!

### Check out this JAW-SOME Shark Logic Word Puzzle!

This shark logic word puzzle activity is a way for kids to use logical thinking and pattern matching paired with spatial recognition and spelling.

## Find more Tech Activities for Kids!

You are going to love these Technology Activities for Kids!

Find Tech + Science, Virtual Field Trips, Math + Tech, Tech + Art, and more!

You’ll love these hands-on Technology STEAM activities!

## < ENGINEERING ACTIVITIES FOR KIDS />

### 25+ Elf on the Shelf STEAM Challenge Cards

Become an Elf Engineer with these 25 Days of Elf on the Shelf STEAM challenges and free STEAM challenge cards!

### 60+ Maker Activities for Kids

You and your kids are going to love these maker activities! Find design builds, tinker trays, invitations to play, and more to get started with STEM today!

### 100+ Exciting Summer STEAM Activities for Kids

Summer of STEAM activities for kids! 100s of projects for Math Monday, Tinker Tuesday, Wonder Wednesday, Techie Thursday, & Foodie Friday!

### Balance Ninja Center of Mass Challenge

This balancing ninja activity is designed to help kids understand what the center of mass is and encourage critical thinking to solve the ninja’s balancing problem.

### Balance Broom Preschool STEM Challenge

Explore the center of mass with this storybook STEAM Activity perfect for pairing with the fun Halloween book, Room on the Broom!

## Find more Engineering Activities for Kids!

You are going to love these Engineering Activities for Kids!

Find STEM Challenge Cards, Engineering + Math, STEAM challenges, and more!

You’ll love these Engineering STEAM challenges!

## < ART ACTIVITIES FOR KIDS />

### Plastic Bottle Butterflies Recycled Art

Make plastic bottle butterflies with this easy recycled art activity and learn about Monarch butterfly migration!

### 50+ Recycled Crafts & Activities for Kids

These recycled crafts and activities for kids are a great way to reuse recycling materials and learn about protecting our environment!

### Make Recycled Plastic Water Bottle Sun Catchers

Are you ready for an awesome recycled art project that you can do with your kids? Recycle plastic water bottles into a sun catcher with this great spring project!

### Cereal Box Mummy Recycled Art Halloween Craft for Kids

Make a Halloween mummy decoration out of an empty cereal box with this recycled art Halloween craft for kids!

### Make Digital Mondrian Art in Google Sheets

Make Digital Mondrian art using Google Sheets with this Math + Art + Tech activity perfect for upper elementary students!

### Fibonacci Activity for Kids: Fibonacci Flowers

This Fibonacci activity for kids is a hands-on way to teach the Fibonacci sequence and make some math + art Fibonacci flowers!

### 4 Free Spring Graphing Math Worksheets

This Spring graphing coordinate plane activity is a great way to practice basic graphing skills by graphing ordered pairs in the first quadrant.

### Plastic Bottle Butterflies Recycled Art

Make plastic bottle butterflies with this easy recycled art activity and learn about Monarch butterfly migration!

### First 100 Digits of Pi Color Wheel Activity

Learn the first 100 digits of Pi with this color wheel activity that helps kids to visualize numbers of Pi in the first 100 digits and learn about color wheels!

### 50+ Recycled Crafts & Activities for Kids

These recycled crafts and activities for kids are a great way to reuse recycling materials and learn about protecting our environment!

## Find more Art Activities for Kids!

You are going to love these Art Activities for Kids!

Find Tech + Art, Science + Art, Resist Art, Recycled Art, Directed Drawings, and more!

You’ll love these Art STEAM challenges!

## < MATH ACTIVITIES FOR KIDS />

### Fibonacci Activity for Kids: Fibonacci Flowers

This Fibonacci activity for kids is a hands-on way to teach the Fibonacci sequence and make some math + art Fibonacci flowers!

### Finding Pi with Math Sun Catchers

The goal of this activity is to explore the number Pi and prove that it is a mathematical constant by making math sun catchers out of fuse beads for a fun math + art STEAM…

### Make Fibonacci Art: Hands-on Math Art Activity!

This hands-on math art activity presents this would-be complex mathematical concept in an easy to understand, tangible way with Fibonacci art and is ideal for elementary-age kids through tweens!

### First 100 Digits of Pi Color Wheel Activity

Learn the first 100 digits of Pi with this color wheel activity that helps kids to visualize numbers of Pi in the first 100 digits and learn about color wheels!

### Pilish: How to Write a Poem for Pi Day

The number Pi, inspired it’s own language known as “Pilish”. Pilish is a challenging form of writing. Learn it today and write a piem!

### Pi Day Activities: 14+ Ways for Kids to Celebrate Pi!

Check out these great STEAM Pi Day activities for kids that pair math with technology, art, engineering, and science!

### Finding Pi with Math Sun Catchers

The goal of this activity is to explore the number Pi and prove that it is a mathematical constant by making math sun catchers out of fuse beads for a fun math + art STEAM…

### Measure Athlete Angles in Olympic Sports

Athletes use angles to analyze their performance. This sports STEM activity challenges kids to measure athlete angles in Olympic Sports.

### Optimal Javelin Throw Angle Measurement & Graphing

Learn about optimal javelin throw angles, height of throw, and the relationship between the two with this Summer Olympics optimal throw javelin angle measurement activity.

### Team USA Medal Tracker Hundreds Chart to 130

Use this Team USA medal tracker to record each medal that Team USA wins during the Olympic Games and complete a hundreds chart to 130.

### Olympic Hundreds Chart: Fill in the Olympic Rings

Practice number recognition and counting within 120 by placing the correct number inside the empty rings on this Olympic hundreds chart!

### Olympic Medal Ten Frames Worksheets for Kids

These Olympic medal ten frames math worksheets are a great way to work on basic number facts with a fun Olympic Games twist designed for Preschool, Kindergarten, and 1st grade kiddos!

### Make Digital Mondrian Art in Google Sheets

Make Digital Mondrian art using Google Sheets with this Math + Art + Tech activity perfect for upper elementary students!

## Find more Math Activities for Kids!

You are going to love these Math Activities for Kids!

Find Pi Day activities, Fibonacci activities, math + art, CCSS math activities, and more!

You’ll love these hands-on Math STEAM activities!

## < PRESCHOOL ACTIVITIES />

### Ice Lantern States of Water Winter STEAM Activity

Explore the states of water with this ice lantern winter STEAM activity great for toddlers and preschoolers and create winter decorations!

### Thanksgiving Kid Craft – Make a Thankful Tree

In November, we feature a “Thankful Tree” in our house because it’s important to reflect on the things and people that we have in our lives!

### Thanksgiving Salt Painting: Learn about Absorption!

Learn about polar molecules and absorption with this Thanksgiving salt painting activity! This is such an easy art project for kids with science that is great for preschoolers through tweens!

### 31 Nights of Halloween STEAM Activities

Get ready for 31 Nights of Halloween STEAM Activities with these easy to do STEAM projects!

## Find more Preschool Activities for Kids!

You’ll love these hands-on pre-k STEAM activities!

## Meet Toni, the Maker Mom behind Our Family Code

Hey there, I’m Toni! I’m a software engineer and Maker Mom that finds my joy in unleashing my children’s curiosity by exploring STEAM concepts with my fantastic five!

When I’m not chasing toddlers or raising tweens, you can find me tearing things up and putting them back together over here at Our Family Code.

I am the owner and content creator of multiple educational websites designed to increase access to STEAM & STEM education with a focus on teaching computer science and coding to kids of all ages!

You can also find out more about me by visiting ToniGardner.com!

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