STEM engineering projects are engaging, and they encourage students to think critically. One of the challenges for teachers, though, is that they often require materials that probably aren’t on the supply list. Fortunately, there is a lot you can do with items found at Dollar Tree or other discount stores. Check out the cornucopia of STEM goodness that I picked up on a recent shopping trip:
Now these are just items that I needed for specific projects. As you probably know, because you’re a teacher and teachers know these things, there are tons more things you can find at Dollar Tree. Can you think of any items you could use for STEM building projects?
Here is a list to get you started:
Stay tuned for more ideas for building your STEM supplies and how to use them. And if you feel like shopping, click here to find STEM engineering projects that are More Than a Worksheet!
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