Stem challenges are engaging activities that require children to use critical thinking skills to accomplish set goals. These challenges give children the chance to explore science concepts through hands-on exploration, creativity, and teamwork.
First grade STEM challenges are not only beneficial to children's cognitive development, but they are a lot of fun, as well. Because there is no right or wrong way to complete these challenges, children get the chance to do things on their own terms and in fun, creative ways.
Here are 28 super fun first grade STEM challenges your students will enjoy. Simply provide them with the one-sentence challenge and the materials and the rest is up to them!