Fun Winter STEM Projects for Children

Winter is now in full swing, and with that comes snow, at least for the New York area. This means it’s inevitable that kids will occasionally have to stay home from school during bad weather.

To keep your children from feeling bored when they’re cooped up at home during winter snowstorms, we’ve compiled some of the most fun winter-themed STEM projects for children.

This website contains some fun STEM projects involving ice. Some activities include ice cube sculptures, magnetic ice, and more.


The STEAM Powered Family blog contains many creative and fun winter STEM projects, including a project that shows children how to create an ice lantern, an activity that examines the effects of salt on ice, a recipe for artificial snow (for those who live in warmer climates), and more.


This website contains links to creative ideas such as how to create crystalized evergreens, or how to study and record the life-cycle of a snowman.


The aptly named STEM Activities for Kids website offers information for creating snowflakes.

These websites provide a wealth of ideas on how to get your children involved in fun STEM projects, even when they’re not in the classroom.