EC STEM Lab - May 2020 Newsletter, #13

Spotlight on Home STEM Learning



STEM at Home

Selected resources and links to support early STEM learning at home and beyond.



Butterfly books, videos, images (Day 13) by Scholastic

Make a Bird Feeder, National Geographic Kids

Astronomy for Early Learners, by
Astronomical Society of the Pacific

Space Activities for Kids, by

Science Ideas for 0-5, by National Science Teacher Association (NSTA)

Science Videos and Activities, by National Geographic@Home

Daily Dose of Nature, outdoor learning ideas, by Owl's Nest (original source unknown)


Math at Home Erikson Institute's Early Math Collaborative

Math at Home resources from Young Mathematicians

Math at Home - Toolkit from DREME Network


Architecture with Kids at Home, from Foster + Partners

Peep Family Science, videos, app, and printables, like this one for sound

Tips for Tech with Kids, by TEC Center at Erikson Institute

Family Engineering Resources, by Engineering is Elementary

Engineering in the Garden, article by EC STEM Lab. Set in a preschool classroom, but could be adapted for home.


Techniques and Resources

Virtual Events

Free Events

At Home with the Child Experts: The Science of Stress and Coping During COVID-19
This and other recent expert webinar recordings - free on YouTube
Hosted by Society for Research on Child Development

Chasing Space: Science and Life Lessons
Led by Leland Melvin, former astronaut

Tuesdays, May 12 & May 19, 3:30 - 4:00 PM EDT
Online class on space
All ages welcome
(might be advanced for some preschoolers, but so cool, had to share!)

Media and Tech with Young Children Webinars
Led by Technology in Early Childhood (TEC) Center at Erikson Institute
Multiple Dates and Times: Check website for dates and times

Family Home Learning Tips and Videos
Led by Khan Academy kids
Multiple Dates and Times: Check website for dates and times

NAEYC Professional Learning Institute
Led by National Association for Education for Young Children
Starting June 1, 2020

Math-Positive Games and Activities for PreK-2nd Grade
Wednesday, May 13th, 2020. 3-4pm EDT
Webinar on early math at home
Led by Carrie Cutler
Hosted by NAEYC's Early Math Interest Forum



Preschool STEM Institute

Summer 2021

Postponed Until Friday, July 9th, 2021

Find Out More

Activity Ideas

Try It Out!

More Remote Learning Resources - STEM and Beyond


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