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9 STEAM Activities to Get Your Kids Ready for School

Science, tech, art and more to set your student up for success


Published on: August 12, 2019

Kid scientist

So fun, they won't even know it's for school

If your kids are showing signs of late-summer brain drain, it’s time to start thinking about greasing their mental wheels before you send them back to school.

STEAM activities are a great way to get back in the habit of thinking, creating and exploring. Plus, you can take your projects outside, where your kids can make big(ger) messes. 

Here’s a list of nine STEAM activities you can do in your own backyard that will let you enjoy the last days of summer vacation and prep your kids for the new school year. 

Editor’s note: This article was originally published in 2018, and updated in August 2019.

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