STEM storytime incorporates science, technology, engineering, and math concepts and is geared to children ages 2 to 6. In this storytime, we explored things that grow. The following shows the hands-on stations for children to learn more about the day’s theme.
Children could measure themselves to see how tall they were in inches, feet, and centimeters.
Children quizzed themselves by looking at the seeds and matching the picture of each plant with its seeds.
Children used a magnifying glass and their sense of touch to explore each plant and its parts.
Children used the felt plant parts to construct a flower according to the diagram.
Children examined the inside and outside of seeds and learned about the parts and functions of a seed.
Vocabulary words and their definitions were posted on the tables to aid in discussion of things that grow.