Try these simple STEM activities to do at home

Parents can invite their child to gather toy vehicles or balls and other objects to see how they roll down a simple ramp; gather objects that will roll and a few that won’t. Valley News/Courtesy photo
Winter is the season for family gatherings, rainy days and breaks from school and work, but all this time indoors can lead to a serious case of cabin fever for both children and adults. Before facing another chorus of “I’m bored,” consider these simple activities parents can do with their children when winter weather or schedules have them stuck indoors.Each activity idea from the experts at KinderCare can help children build foundational skills they’ll need for success in science, technology, engineering and math areas while combining fun and learning.InfantsMost babies love sensory baskets, and it’s easy to make one at home. Fill a basket or low-sided container with materials in a variety of shapes, textures, weights, smells and sounds for your baby to explore. Whil
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