Melting Christmas Tree Activity

Melting Christmas Tree Activity

Fizzy Christmas trees with baking soda The holiday season is always a fun time to try new science activities and experiments. Some of our personal favourites are coffee filter Christmas trees and DIY paper Christmas lights. We’re also certain you can never go wrong with making some classic paper snowflakes (an awesome way to teach the concept of symmetry!) or…

Marshmallow Construction

Marshmallow Construction

There’s something so satisfying about giving a marshmallow a good squish isn’t there? And you get to do plenty of marshmallow-squishing in this low-budget, problem-solving engineering challenge!   Practise your maths skills by making different 2D or 3D shapes, counting the sides and even (if you have a protractor) measuring the angles.  Challenge yourself to make…

How to Make a Halloween Cotton Bud Skeleton

How to Make a Halloween Cotton Bud Skeleton

DIY skeleton made from cotton buds We find skeleton activities are always a hit at SUPA STEM HQ. There’s something so fun about them! Kids love discovering interesting facts about the human skeleton and are often amazed by how many different bones there are in the body.  They also often enjoy looking at animal skeletons and comparing their…