Our free STEM projects and puzzles will help get kids excited about STEM!

Build circuits to learn engineering skills.  Write code to develop programming skills .  Solve logic problems to develop analytical thinking. New puzzles and projects added often, so keep coming back for more!

 

Summer STEM Fun!

Summer has arrived, and somehow everyone’s already bored or sucked inside of a television. Panic has set in and you’re wondering how to keep little minds learning, growing and occupying themselves with constructive creativity. Well, you’re in luck - Here’s our Summer...

Makerspace Essentials

According to John Spencer, co-author of Launch: Using Design Thinking to Boost Creativity and Bring Out the Maker in Every Student, a makerspace is “...simply a space designed and dedicated to hands-on creativity.” When we think of a makerspace, we think of an area in...

Series and Parallel Circuits: Bonus Project

In this project, we'll explore the differences between series and parallel circuits.  We'll start with some vocabulary.  A series circuit is a circuit in which resistors are arranged in a chain, so the current has only one path to take. The current is the same through...

Recycling Logic Puzzle

Test your problem solving ability with this recycling logic puzzler!Four recycling trucks arrive in different days, and in different times, to collect recycling materials.What is the color of the truck that collects batteries? Use the chart and clues below to help you...

5 Great STEM Activities for Outdoors

5 Great STEM Activities for OutdoorsSpring is here!  The beautiful weather calls us outside, and creates the perfect opportunity to bring learning outdoors. Check out these ideas to encourage STEM learning while taking advantage of the great outdoors!...

Robot Logic!

Test your problem solving ability with this robot logic puzzler! You are locked in a room with only two doors. Each door is guarded by a robot. One door leads to your escape, while the other leads to certain death. In order to choose your door, you are allowed to ask...

Bonus Project: Color Changer

See how colors mix with this project using an RGB LED. What You'll Learn When you are finished with this project, you'll be able to: Build a circuit using an RGB LED Understand how colors are created by mixing red, blue, and green What You'll Need To complete this...

Bonus Project: Optical Theremin

A theremin is an electronic instrument in which two high-frequency oscillators control tone while the musicians hand movements control the pitch. In this bonus project, we'll build a similar instrument, in which hand movements control the amount of light that the...

Visualizing Resistance

Looking to understand exactly what resistors do?  In this bonus project, you'll use various resistance levels and see the impact they have on LED brightness and voltage levels. What You'll Learn When you are finished with this project, you'll be able to: Build a...

Bonus Project: LED Message Scrolling

Use an LED matrix to create scrolling messages! What You'll Learn When you are finished with this project, you'll be able to: Build a circuit using an 8x8 LED matrix Code messages for your LED matrix to display What You'll Need To complete this project, you'll need...

STEM and engineering project kits to build problem solving skills!

MakeCrate classroom kits and subscription boxes teach kids fundamental coding and engineering skills so that they can embrace their inner STEM hero.  Fun, hands-on projects and an online learning platform help kids master problem solving and critical thinking while having fun!  Check out some of our products below, or shop our full product line. 

 

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