In honor of the High Holidays, fall and all things apples, we wanted to share some of our favorite apple STEAM activities you can easily do with your child. All you need are a few household items and a few moments of free time.
Apple Boats - Using apples cut into quarters and halves, gather a large plastic bin and fill with water. Cut out, in advance for younger students, different sized triangle sails using construction paper or copier paper. Attach the paper triangles to toothpicks to create a sail and then stick in the bottom of the apple pieces. Put your apple “boat” in the water and see what floats.
Ask questions such as, what size apple floats, what size sail works best, what material of paper works best?
Apple Towers - Using apples cut into square pieces, toothpicks and a measuring tape have your little one start to build an apple tower. Once completed use the measuring tape and see how high or wide the tower is, compare units of measure and count how many pieces of apple they used.
See the detailed how-to on Lessons4Littles.com