May the 4th Be With You!

In honor of May the 4th, and knowing all of our Buccaneer Star Wars fans out there, we wanted to share some engaging STEAM activities you can try at home. Stay tuned for more activities throughout the week!

DIY Light Saber

  • This project can be made with minimal supplies including a flashlight, battery, glue and bubble wand!ย 

Code.orgย 

  • Use your coding skills to build your own Star Wars galaxy!

Star Wars Shadow Puppets

  • Cut out these simple outlines, attach a skewer or stick, turn out the lights and grab your flashlights!

Pop-Up Star Wars

  • Use Matthew Reinhart’s templates and easy to follow instructions to create Chewbacca, the Millenium Falcon and More!

Let’s Draw Kids

  • Try your hand at drawing some of your favorite Star Wars LEGO minifigures!

Galaxy Oobleck

  • Mix up some messy fun with this simple recipe!

Cosmic Kids Yoga

  • Tell a Star Wars story using yoga poses!

LEGO Challenge Cards (created by Sunshine and Hurricanes)

  • Use your LEGOs to engineer Star Wars characters, themes and adventures!

STEAM Digital Learning Links

BrainPop and BrainPop Jr.: Explore all the resources our school provided account offers for your Buccaneer! Make a movie, make a map, complete activities, etc.
PBS Kids Design Squad: Watch videos, complete design challenges, play games and more!

National Geographic Kids: Learn about animals, national parks, volcanoes and more!Code.org: Leveled resources and both plugged and unplugged ideas for K-5 students.

NASA Space Place: Learn about our home on Earth, the solar system, infinity and beyond!

LEGO Love!

LEGO has been a longtime favorite in our MBE STEM Labs. Now they are making a difference in the lives of healthcare heroes!

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The LEGO Website is full of exciting games and ideas. Click HERE to learn more!

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Here are some fun and simple ways you can use any kind of LEGOs you have at home!





LEGO Challenge Cards credit to: Playdough to Plato and The STEM Laboratory