Exploring the World of STEAM

The STEAMboat Studio STEAM blog features articles about STEAM concepts, events and programs, and activities for children of all ages.

At Home Activities

STEAM books for Kids – STEAMboat Studio Staff Favorites

In addition to a love of teaching, all of us at STEAMboat Studio enjoy reading. Here are a few of our “Staff Favorite” books that we would recommend for the ...

How to Make a Paper Airplane!

In honor of National Paper Airplane Day, STEAMboat Studio thought we would show you how to build your own paper airplane, and learn the science behind it! Everything that soars ...

Women in Math Day!

Today, on May 12th we join the world in inspiring women everywhere to celebrate their achievements in mathematics! Picture of Activity Below Picture of Activity Below This day was chosen ...

Dyeing Eggs with Science!

Forgot your Easter egg dying kit? Naturally dye your own eggs at home! Many fruits and vegetables that we eat get their color from pigments called anthocyanins. Anthocyanins can range ...

Stroll through the Solar System

In Stroll through the Solar System, we will journey from the sun all the way out to the cold reaches of space past Pluto, where astronomers are still hoping to ...

STEAM Gift Ideas

Searching for the perfect holiday gift? Try one of these inspiring science and art toys! The STEAM Toy List: Prime Climb- Add, subtract, multiply divide and use the color-coded common ...

Snowflake Science

Real snowflake macro What is a Snowflake?Every snowflake begins as a single, microscopic ice crystal, formed from water vapor high in the atmosphere. When temperatures are below freezing, water molecules ...

Thanksgiving Science

Get your whole family involved in the science of your thanksgiving meal! Did you know some of your thanksgiving favorites are made from seeds? Not all seeds are the same. ...

Candy STEAM Activities

Candy Graphing How many ways can think of to sort your candy? By wrapper color? Chocolate or no chocolate? Like or don’t like? Sorting candy into piles can be fun, ...