Summer STEM Activities for Preschoolers

by Meghan

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Happy Friday, y’all!  If you’ve never stopped by my Playground Parkbench before, welcome – I’m Meghan, also known as the PGPB Guru.  I write about all the things my fellow parents and I kick around on the sidelines at the playground: at-home activities for kids, parenting tips, financial savvy and best buys for the household CEO, as well as local content for my hometown.  Each Friday, I team up with 4 of my fellow kids’ activity bloggers to bring you We Love Weekends, where our friends from around the web share their best family-friendly content with you and your family so you can love the weekend too.  Each week I also feature a few of my favorites from the week before – this week, I’m featuring fun, summer STEM activities for preschoolers, to keep their minds sharp while they just think they are playing!

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 Featured Summer STEM Activities for Preschoolers

This week’s featured post are all easy play ideas featuring great learning activities for kids aged 3-5 in the areas of science and math.  Some even my toddler will enjoy as well!

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First up, in a fun activity that combines science and art, we loved Rainbow Ice Paint Art from Mini Monets and Mommies.  The girls have been loving our own colored ice sensory play activities, so we can’t wait to try this one next!

Next, from Peakle Pie, we liked this fun activity to teach fractions to the youngest of mathematicians.  The Ms are just beginning to enjoy Origami, and will love that they get to unfold all my creations in Fractions Fun with Origami Frogs!  For more great math ideas, Peakle Pie is hosting a Cool Math for Cool Kids activity every day for the month of July – don’t miss it!

Last, from Planet Smarty Pants, continue the patriotic celebrations by making your own fireworks in a jar – all while introducing your preschooler to the magic of Molecular Movement and Temperature!

Looking for a few more STEM activities to try at home?  You might also like…

Sorting Seashells

Sorting Seashells - A Summer-Themed Preschool Math Activity

Ocean-Themed Sensory Play

Ocean Themed Sensory Play Sea Horse

3 No-Prep Toddler Activities

3 No Prep, 15 Minute Toddler Activities

In search of more STEM fun?  You can find all our STEM activities here.  What were your favorite posts from last weekend?  Be sure to scroll down to the bottom of the post for all the new ideas shared this weekend!

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We Love Weekends is brought to you each week by 101 Things to do with the Kids, Peakle Pie, Playground Parkbench, Something2Offer and Witty Hoots.  Please visit my co-hosts, check out their featured posts from last weekend, and follow them on social media.

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We Love Weekends Link-Up

Now, for the link-up!  Bloggers, please share your favorite activities, recipes, adventures and anything else that shows why YOU Love Weekends!  All linked posts will be displayed across all co-hosts’ blogs, and our favorites will be featured and pinned.  Be sure to take a look around, check out the content from your fellow bloggers and leave a note to say #WeLoveWeekends!If you are not a blogger, feel free to check out all the great family-friendly content shared from kid-bloggers everywhere to see why We Love Weekends!

Thanks for sharing your blog posts with all of us!  By linking up you give my co-hosts and me permission to use a picture from your post to feature individually or as part of a collage our sites or through social media sites such as Facebook or Twitter.  Pictures will only be used to feature the post that you shared and will always contain a link directly to your blog.

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