What is STEM?

STEM is the acronym for science, technology, engineering, and math. STEM education is a branch of learning that specifically incorporates these four types of thinking. Most importantly, STEM education emphasizes that all four parts are interconnected, therefor creating a curriculum which asserts that to excel in any one piece of STEM, you must merge all together.

Why is everyone talking about STEM?

STEM is such a big deal in schooling theory right now particularly because STEM jobs are the highest growing job field in the world. But, conversely, in the USA, the amount of students who are interested in studying STEM has steadily been going down. In addition, there are disproportionately less women in the STEM fields. So, educators all around the world are trying to find ways to make STEM education more fun, colorful, and accessible to all kids.

Cubic Frog® does our part to make sure kids experience just how cool STEM learning is by creating FREE apps that use rainbow, bright colorful adventures to learn STEM skills.

In addition, Cubic Frog® is happy to share 10 of our favorite STEM activities for toddlers that ensure kids want to learn more of these essential problem solving skills!

Cubic Frog® STEM Activities Top 10:

1. Preschool EduMath 1 and Preschool EduMath 2 free mobile learning game. Play it any time, any where. How better to teach technology than to use it?

Preschool EduMath 2 Screenshot, cartoon of both characters in their playroom with bubbles of the different EduMath games around them

Preschool EduMath 1 Screenshot, cartoon of both characters in their playroom with bubbles of the different EduMath games around them

2. Pom-Pom Drop

Photo of a pop drop maze

3. Magnet Powered Car

Photo of a Magnet Powered Car

4. Heat Sensitive Color-Changing Slime

Photo of a heat changing slime from red to orange with fingerprints

5. Craft-stick Catapult

Photo of a handmade pom pom catapult

6. Homemade Marble Run

Photo of a handmade marble run

7. Pendulum Painting

Photo of a pendulum painting process

8. Lego Balance Scale

Photo of a lego balance

9. Making Sun Prints

photo of making a sun photo print

10. Grape and Toothpick Towers

Photo of grape and toothpick tower