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At STEMIE, we use adaptations to ensure young children with disabilities can fully participate and engage in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) learning opportunities and experiences.
Publication Date: revised 7/9/2021
Help your young child recognize the density and buoyancy of objects.
Publication Date: revised 6/2/2021
Mealtimes are a great opportunity to support STEM learning in a natural environment.
Publication Date: revised 6/17/2021
Bath time is full of fun STEM learning opportunities for toddlers. Like making predictions and conducting experiments with everyday household objects (e.g., plastic cups).
Publication Date: revised 6/17/2021
Toddlers start noticing and responding to the similarities and differences in their environments. Let’s create a learning environment to cultivate their STEM learning during mealtime.
Publication Date: revised 6/17/2021
Introduce STEM words, encourage your babies to explore and help them make a connection between words and real-life experiences. Describe the tastes and textures (sweet, soft, smooth, mush) while feeding your baby!
Publication Date: revised 6/17/2021
Bath time is full of fun STEM learning opportunities from exploring the water with senses to noticing how bath toys and other objects act in water.
Publication Date: revised 6/17/2021
Help your child recognize and understand that plants grow when they receive the right amount of sunlight, food, and water.
Publication Date: revised 5/5/2021
Going for a walk or hike is a great opportunity to get exercise and make observations in the environment.
Publication Date: revised 5/5/2021
Scavenger color hunt is a fun activity for children to do at home.
Publication Date: revised 5/5/2021
Help your child recognize that things move at the nano level.
Publication Date: revised 5/5/2021
This tip sheet includes specific question prompts, related activities, and adaptations that you can use for Ezra Jack Keats's The Snowy Day.
Publication Date: revised 5/4/2021
This tip sheet includes specific question prompts, related activities, and adaptations that you can use for Pat Hutchins' Rosie's Walk.
Publication Date: revised 5/24/2021
Children can create, build, and imitate structures AND put together Lego block patterns and sequences.
Publication Date: revised 5/10/2021
A science discovery play activities about meteors and craters.
Publication Date: revised 5/10/2021
This tip sheet includes specific question prompts, related activities, and adaptations that you can use for Donald Crews' Ten Black Dots.
Publication Date: revised 4/21/2021
This tip sheet includes specific question prompts, related activities, and adaptations that you can use for Dr. Seuss's Mr. Brown Can Moo, Can You?
Publication Date: revised 4/21/2021
This tip sheet includes specific question prompts, related activities, and adaptations that you can use for Antoinette Portis's Not a Box.
Publication Date: revised 4/21/2021
This tip sheet includes specific question prompts, related activities, and adaptations that you can use for Rolf Myller's How Big is Foot?
Publication Date: revised 4/21/2021
This tip sheet includes specific question prompts, related activities, and adaptations that you can use for Inga Moore's Six Dinners Sid.
Publication Date: revised 4/21/2021
This tip sheet includes specific question prompts, related activities, and adaptations that you can use for Linda Benton's I See Patterns.
Publication Date: revised 4/20/2021
Cross-cutting concepts are a set of overarching big ideas that exist in all STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) domain areas.
Publication Date: revised 4/14/2021
Mealtimes are a great opportunity to support STEM learning. This tipsheet includes 4 activities and adaptations that you can try during mealtimes.
Publication Date: revised 3/31/2021
This tip sheet includes specific question prompts, related activities, and adaptations that you can use for Eric Carle's The Grouchy Ladybug.
Publication Date: revised 3/31/2021
The chart below outlines 8 easy at-home storybook adaptations, categorized by the type of support families/practitioners may provide (motor, sensory, communicative/linguistic, visual, or auditory).
Publication Date: revised 3/31/2021
A curated list of award-winning books that embrace everyday STEM ideas accurately and have lots of engaging illustrations and photos to talk about with young children. 
Publication Date: revised 3/31/2021
Find examples of adaptations based on functional needs/skills that can be used before or during dialogic reading and other shared book reading experiences.
Publication Date: revised 3/31/2021
Learn about dialogic reading and how you can use it to have storybook conversations in STEM with young children. 
Publication Date: revised 3/31/2021
Open-ended question prompts to ask young children
Publication Date: Revised 7/9/2021

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