If you’re anything like me, you’ve got a stale bag of marshmallows in your cupboard.
It’s wasteful to just throw them away, but nobody wants to eat them. So, what can you do?
Try some STEM projects, of course! Here are 12 fun marshmallow STEM activities that will use up all of those stale marshmallows.
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STEM Activities with Marshmallows
Grab that bag of stale marshmallows and a few addition supplies. Pick out one of these fun marshmallow STEM activities, and get started learning with your kids. These activities are all fun and easy to do. And, you probably already have all the supplies you need.
Marshmallow Engineering STEAM Building Challenge
Use toothpicks and marshmallows to create some fun STEM building challenges.
Giant Marshmallows and Glow Stick Structures
Take your marshmallow building up a notch by using glow sticks and giant marshmallows!
Easter Bunny Launcher: A Peeps STEM Experiment
Build a fun launcher for you Peeps! And, don't worry, you don't have to wait until Easter to build this. You can find Peeps for any holiday, or just use large marshmallows in your launcher.
Easy Marshmallow Catapult Activity
Build a catapult with your marshmallows to launch even more marshmallows. So much fun!
How To Make Edible Marshmallow Slime Recipe (Strawberry)
Use your marshmallows as the main ingredient in this edible slime recipe.
Building Shapes with Marshmallows and Toothpicks
Combine math and engineering to build 2-D and 3-D shapes with toothpicks and marshmallows.
Marshmallow Shooter Kids Activity
Build a shooter for your mini marshmallows.
Marshmallow Science Experiment-Color Change
What happens when marshmallows dissolve? Find out with this fun marshmallow science experiment.
Marshmallow Science Experiment
Use different liquids to see if it makes a difference in how marshmallows dissolve.
Hot Chocolate Marshmallow Science
Does the temperature of hot chocolate affect that rate at which a marshmallow dissolves. Find out with this fun experiment.
PEEPS Parachute STEM Challenge
Create parachutes for your Peeps (or jumbo marshmallows) and experiment with gravity.
Marshmallow Star Constellations for Kids
Use your marshmallows and toothpicks to build and learn about star constellations.
More STEM Activities for Kids
Get STEM Projects Through the Mail
Every month, we get a fun STEM box through the mail. Our Green Kid Crafts boxes that we get every month have been so much fun. We’ve explored bubbles, the human body, slime, and more fun stuff.
Each box comes with 3-4 fun STEM activities based around a certain theme. You can do like we do and subscribe to a monthly box. You can also buy single boxes based on specific themes.