25 Awesome STEM Challenges (With Inexpensive or Recycled Materials)

Affiliate links may have been used in this post. To read our full disclaimer, click here.

FREE offers are often time-sensitive. Although they are FREE at the time of posting, please be sure to verify the offer is still free before claiming or purchasing it. (We are not responsible for price changes.) Thank you!

STEM projects can be a blast for kids, but sometimes the supplies can be pricey! There’s no need for your hands-on child to miss out on this fun avenue for learning…here are 25 STEM challenges that make use of inexpensive or recycled materials. We’re talking newspaper, milk cartons, sticks, cardboard boxes, and the like. 

25legoClick here to download your free printables!

Written by Carrie

Carrie

Carrie is the owner & operator of Homeschool Giveaways. She has been homeschooling for over a decade and has successfully graduated her first homeschooler. She has two girls and works side by side at home with her awesome husband. She has been saved by grace, fails daily, but continues to strive toward the prize of the high calling of being a daughter of the Most High God.

Opt In Image
Join our growing list of over 100,000 homeschoolers who LOVE free stuff!

Sign up to receive emails that include deals, sales, and free offers for homeschoolers.

We value your privacy and promise never to send you spam. You can unsubscribe at anytime. 

View our Privacy Policy for more information on how we process your data.

NOTE: If you are already a subscriber, you can find subscriber perks and downloads links in our Monday & Wednesday newsletters.

Similar Posts You Might Like:


Need An Affordable Approach to Learning?
Save time, money and stress with our award-winning online homeschool curriculum!

12 Free DIY Popcorn Box Printables

Make family movie night even more fun with these DIY popcorn boxes! There are 12 FREE templates to choose from!FIND THEM HERE

Getting Started With a Cash Envelope System

Getting started with a cash envelope system that works, may be just what your family needs to get on top of managing finances. Money managing can be tricky, especially when we have no proper training. Without help and control swiping debit and credit cards almost always lead to overspending and overdraft…

How to Have a Clean Home When You’re Short on Time

I have yet to find a homeschooling mom that has too much time on her hands. We are all busy teaching, serving, loving, and mothering. In fact, it's not unthinkable that we might have trouble staying on a strict cleaning schedule, but that's all about to change. It is possible to have…

Wholesale Deals Without A Membership Card

If you live in an area away from any of the warehouse clubs, then you will not want to miss this post. Many people live in areas far away from a Costco, Sam’s Club or BJ’s, and I feel their pain. I live in another country, so I can’t even…

5 Helpful Tips for Keeping Kids Safe in Crowded Places

When my kids were little, I was always paranoid that someone was going to snatch them from me. There are some crazy stories about that sort of thing happening, you know. When we went to big amusement parks, I would use permanent marker to write our family name and phone…

FREE Printable Mason Jar Lid Plant Label

These are fantastic! If you're going to do something, it's worth doing cute! So if you've got a garden, do yourself a favor and make some of these garden markers with the free, printable Mason Jar Lid Plant Label. It will make you so happy to look out the window and…

Finding Support and Community as a Homeschool Parent

God created His church to be in community with each other. If you have been thinking about this lately, then read this insight about finding support and community as a homeschool parent. I think many moms feel like there just isn't enough time in the day for community. We barely…

DIY All Natural Car Air Freshener

I love the smell of a new car, but what do you do when it starts to fade? Store-bought car air fresheners are horrific - their scent is too strong, and the fragrances have an artificial, fake quality. Make your own car air fresheners. They will be more affordable and…

Beard Oil and Mustache Wax Recipes with FREE Printable Labels

Father's Day is coming. Does dear, ol' hub sport a beard? Satisfy your DIY craving by making him this Beard Oil Recipe! He'll love it, and you and the kids will love it too! Alternately, there's also a recipe for Mustache Wax. It also comes with a free printable label.Click here to…

FREE Printable Reminder- Children Are a Blessing

Sometimes, we could use a reminder that our children are gifts from God. Things just get a little crazy a lot of the time. Running here and there, cooking this and that. We run through the day for rest at night and sometimes forget about just how much of a…

CLICK HERE TO VIEW ALL NEW POSTS

Notebooking Pages Free Resources