STEAM Education is a modern approach to learning that uses Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts, and Mathematics to initiate logical reasoning and critical thinking in kids.
STEAM takesa step higher allowing kids to use arts and design principles for holistic development.
Here are the top STEAM stories you can read to your little ones to develop their curiosity and make the vocational subjects fun and interesting from the beginning.
Kid’s Story Book 1: Boxitects :
Written by: Kim Smith
A STEAM-centered, adorably illustrated picture book about Meg, a brilliant and creative boxitect who creates extraordinary things out of ordinary cardboard boxes.
Meg is a brilliant and creative boxitect who faces competition from newbie Simone who is a fabulous boxitect too. How they are forced to join their creative forces, lift each other up, and work together forms the crux of the story
Beautiful, thoughtful illustrations with a great message, this book is sure to fuel kid’s imagination and creativity.
Kid’s Story Book 2: Who Sank the Boat
Written by: Pamela Allen
Introduce scientific facts and undertake experiments with your little to make this read a successful one,
Beside the sea, there once lived a cow, a donkey, a sheep, a pig, and a tiny little mouse. One warm, sunny morning--for no particular reason--they decided to go for a row in the bay. Do you know who sank the boat?
A cheerful book in simple language and funny illustrations, this book introduces fundamental concepts of mass, sinking, and floating.
Kid’s Story Book 3: Papa’s Mechanical Fish
Written by: Candace Fleming, Illustrated by: Boris Kulikov
This fictional story is based on a true event is about a man who is obsessed with building new things.
With a lot of persistence and a little bit of help, the father builds a submarine that can take his family for a trip to the bottom of Lake Michigan.
With a beautiful message about perseverance, this story emphasizes how an idea can spark invention on a never-before-imagined spectacle.
Kid’s Story Book 4: What Floats in a Moat
Written by Lynne Berry, Illustrated by Matthew Cordell
Archimedes' principle is simplified and explained in the most fun way.
Archie the Goat has to transport several barrels of buttermilk for the queen across the moat. The story is all about how he does that.
With eccentric characters, this educational yet hilarious book is a great read to introduce STEAM principles.
Kid’s Story Book 5: Louise Builds a Boat
Written by Louise Pfanner
A cute story about creativity and imagination.
Louise decides to build a fabulous boat that will be perfect to sail around the world. An ambitious central female character who with plenty of imagination and multiple interests leads you through the story.
Beautiful illustrations paired with minimalist text and oodles of imagination, this is a great story to get your child interested in DIY STEAM trials.
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