Family STEAM Challenges Round-up

Last year we ran a week-long celebration of family STEAM and it was a blast! Here's a round-up of our favorite family STEAM projects to help you enjoy some quality play and learning with your littles.



Hexbug Family Race Night



Work together to build an ultimate race track for your mini robot bugs to race around. You'll have so much fun, although we have to warn you, things may get a little competitive!



Ready, Set, STUFF 'N SIT



Add the word 'race' to any activity and kids will be super excited to join in. This little guy challenged his Dad to the Great Stuff 'n Sit Race, with some sneaky numeracy work to figure out who the champion was!



Engineering LEGO Bridges



Gather the whole family and challenge them to build the strongest bridge possible out of LEGO bricks. Creative QT owners and founders, the Hinkle family, had a blast with this one!



Abstract DUPLO Art



This creative STEAM activity combines puzzles, problem solving and some Piet Mondrian inspired painting. Look at those vibrant colors!


DIY LEGO Compatible Fish Tank



Looking to freshen up your building brick play? Why not build in a completely novel space?! We used two of our Peel 'n Stick Baseplates to make the bottom of a fish tank LEGO-Compatible. Building underwater was so much sensory fun!



Learning Colors with DUPLOs



Knowing your colors is such a key skill for art success. That's why we love to come up with creative and hands-on ways to teach our kids about colors. This post included details on how to make this affordable DUPLO compatible play table, and three simple ways to teach your kids about colors using building bricks.



We hope you are feeling inspired to spend some quality time together enjoying play and learning through the power that is STEAM!




Creative QT designs quality + innovative toys that declutter homes and inspire creative play. Founded by parents of five, Adam and Dana Sue Hinkle, Creative QT’s vision is to empower parents and encourage a culture of families that Make Time Together. All products are designed to enrich families’ lives through active, creative play and play based learning. Creative QT products are laboratory tested for compliance with CPSC requirements and are free of lead, cadmium and phthalates so you can play with confidence. So, go ahead … today is the day: be your kid’s hero.

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