My child loves to be outdoors. If I want to incorporate STEAM into my child's learning, does it have to be in the classroom
A. Nature is one of the best environments for spontaneous exploration. Your child can start exploring different textures, smells and sounds outdoors at the park, in your backyard, or even on the sidewalk in front of your apartment building.
One fun activity is to have your child outline the shadow of a tree or building on the ground and come back a few hours later to see if the shadow has moved or is different. Talk about how the shadow is different and what made it change.
Bring items from nature inside for more exploration. Use the plants, stones and sticks they collect for counting practice or have your child use them to create a piece of art
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