STEMtropolis Freebies

Enjoy these free printables for your own activities, projects, and STEM challenges.

STEM Word Search

Download four free STEM themed word search puzzles. Each puzzle features one of the areas of STEM: Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math.

Space Activities

We’ve created a collection of space printables and free worksheets to help.  You’ll find some fun space themed activities for preschoolers through elementary. Learn about phases of the moon, design your own planet, make your own solar system mobile, and more. Grab your printable pack and check out the full post of space activities and play along with us.

Playdough Math Counting Mat

We have a free playmat that you can download for a fun hands-on STEM activity for young mathematicians. Simply print out the file and start having fun counting numbers 1 through 10.  You can use playdough to shape the numbers and make paydough balls to put in the grid next to each number.

Check out the full post for more playdough activities and recipes.

Matching Shapes

Practice scissor skills and some basic geometry. Cut out and match the shapes. For some extra fine motor skills, practice gluing the shapes in place.

Check out this post for shape matching and some additional activities using glue.

Silhouette Glue Activity

Practice motor skills by cutting out and gluing facial features onto one of the silhouettes in the printable bundle. This printable includes silhouettes for girls and boys in various styles as well as a variety of facial features to glue. Try and make one that looks like you or a friend, or get creative and make up some whacky combinations.

Check out this post for some additional activities using glue.

Printable Chess Set

No chess set? No Problem! Download our free printable chessboard and pieces. Cut out the chess pieces and you’re ready to play. Perfect for learning the game, and it doesn’t get any easier or more compact for travel than a piece of paper.

Don’t miss out posts on Chess and STEM or Education Board Games!