Easter is fast approaching, so it seems like the perfect time to try some of our Easter STEM Challenges perfect for little scientists. We’ve been busy testing these for you over the last couple of weeks and would LOVE to see your creations if you try any, so do share photos with us on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter. We’ve also got 100s of easy everyday science and STEM activites for kids to try too!

Top tip for STEM Challenges

My biggest tip for a STEM Challenge to be successful is for it to be simple. Simple STEM challenges are much easier for kids to complete as a team and as a parent, I know how difficult it can be if you need to go out and buy science materials.

Easter STEM Challenges

Eggy Zip Wire

Can you build a harness to transport an egg down a zip wire? This is a great activity for learning about friction. Try changing the type of string used to make the zip wire to investigate.

STEM Challenge Eggy zip Wire #EasterSTEM

Save the Egg

Can you wrap an egg so well that it survives a drop down the egg chute?

Egg Chute - Easter STEM Challenge. Wrap an egg in different materials and drop it down the egg chute!

What does it weigh

How many plastic eggs weigh as much as a chocolate egg? You could try measuring eggs too, how much bigger do you think a big egg is than a small egg?

Weigh the Easter Egg

Magnet Powered Egg Cars

Put a magnet inside a plastic egg and use magnet power to make a car move.

STEM Challenge magnet cars

Eggy Toothpick Towers

Can you build a tower strong enough to support an egg using just toothpicks and plasticine?

egg toothpick towers

Catapult an Egg

Can you build a craft stick catapult to catapult a plastic egg? We’ve been making egg shaped targets to shoot the eggs through too!

Easter Catapult

Egg Chain Reaction

Can you create a chain reaction using a chocolate egg?

Egg chain reaction for kids

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More Easter STEM Challenge Ideas

The Educator’s Spin On It shows you how to build egg towers.

Inspiration Laboratories has a fun launching eggs activity.

How many helium balloons would it take to lift an empty egg and then an egg with something inside?

Can you hide different objects inside plastic eggs and ask a friend if they can guess what’s inside by the noise it makes?

We’ve got lots more fun Easter science ideas here too!

Can you think of any more egg STEM challenges?

Easy Easter STEM Challenges for kids - drop an egg down an egg chute, make a catapult for an egg, make an eggy zip wire and lots more EASTER STEM for kids #EasterScience #EasterSTEM #STEMChallenges

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