Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics for children

15min STEM

Our 15min STEM ideas can be adapted to suit any class. Just print, laminate and you’re ready to go. Click on each activity to find out more about it, read


We blog about all things STEM! Our posts are full of STEM education advice, recommendations of books and apps, and reviews of STEM activities.


Our Crime STEM section is full of activities linked to careers including forensic engineering and computer science. Use the instructions below to set up your own classroom crime scene and shed

Digs & Dinos

Our ‘Digs & Dinos’ activities cover areas including rocks & fossils, evolution and the dinosaurs. They link to stem careers such as archaeology and paleontology. Start with our ‘Project Based Learning Ideas’


We think our Space activities are out of this world! Link them to careers including aerospace engineering, meteorology and astronomy. Click here for books & apps linked to Space STEM. Click here for careers & inspiring


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  • How To Organise a STEM Week
    The idea for HowToSTEM first came about when I organised a STEM week at my primary school. Full of enthusiasm, I turned to the internet for […]
  • The Big Blog of Maths Picture Books
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    Autumn (or Fall for our American readers) is well and truly upon us. We love everything about Autumn, from the colourful leaves and cosy clothing to […]


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