Holidays Around the World STEM Activities (Cinco de Mayo STEM Challenge)
This Cinco de Mayo STEM Activity is perfect for your Holidays Around the World unit! It’s a fun, creative, and engaging way to get your students designing and building during this time of year.
Challenge your students to design and build a maraca using an empty plastic bottle, toilet paper roll/cardboard tubes, colored paper, and rice grains. The maraca must stay intact despite vigorous shaking for at least one minute. You can also modify the task and include any other materials you would like students to use.
This resource contains the following:
Notes to Teacher
Cinco de Mayo/Maracas Trivia
Ideas for STEAM Links
Photos of Possible Finished Product
STEM Challenge Cards
Planning and Reflection Sheets
STEM Vocabulary Sheets
Sheets with Alternative Spelling (UK/Australia/Canada)
Thanks for your interest in one my Holidays Around the World STEM Activities. Thanks for being a blessing!
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