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Who is this meant for?

Join the 20,000 Head Start kids who have participated across the country! Recycle Your Way to STEAM is designed for children - plus it's tons of fun and completely accessible for adults.

What is this initiative?

A set of easy and fun hand-on activities that introduce STEAM concepts in an age-appropriate way, through play!

How can you participate?

Download the activities guide for classroom activities, materials, and other ways to engage your community!

About this Initiative

Combining imaginative play with problem solving and critical thinking, Recycle Your Way to STEAM provides easy and fun activities that introduce STEAM concepts in an age-appropriate way.

Mid Florida Community Services, Inc. 

What is STEAM? 

STEAM stands for science, techonology, engineering, art and math. Words like science and enginnering can make some of us a little nervous, but there's no reason to be. The Recycle Your Way to Steam activities are designed to be accessible for both kids and adults! 

The National Head Start Association has partnered with Lakeshore Learning Materials to provide easy and fun activities that introduce young children to Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math.  Head Start teachers can incorporate these play-based activities into classrooms and target multiple domains from the new Head Start Early Learning Outcomes Framework—including Approaches to Learning, Scientific Reasoning, Social and Emotional Development, and Mathematics Development. Thousands of children have already used these engaging activities!

Fill out a short form to download a free activities guide. It’s quick and easy! We just ask you to tell us about your experiences.  

What is in the Activity Guide? 

The activity guide is full of ideas to help you facilitate a Recycle Your Way to Steam event at your local Head Start program! From how to engage your community to what materials you need, the activity guide has it all! 

Child Development Council of Franklin County, OH




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