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STEM Activity for Kids: Skewer Structures

Kids love building projects, whether it be with blocks at a young age or sticks. This activity combines skewers and clay to make structures! It provides endless engineering fun as kids explore shapes they can make.

Supplies

  • 12” long bamboo skewers
  • Modeling clay

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Instructions

Break off chunks of clay and shape them into ½” to ¾” balls.

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Build! Use the clay balls at the joints between the skewers. As the clay hardens, the structure will become more brittle.

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We began with individual structures before my son decided to combine them to make a huge skewer structures! This is a great craft to put creative juices to work with hands. Kids will learn what structures work and those that don’t.

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One Comment

  • Greg Zyn says:

    Giving such projects to children will build their creativity, and they will be the engineers of the future. I try to make sure that my son is always busy doing something like this.

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