Try Engineering as a Family!

Whether you’re organizing a family STEM event, or looking for fun STEM activities to do as a family at home, EiE Families has you covered! These hands-on, research-based activities promote collaborative problem-solving, and build confidence in families’ understanding of the STEM disciplines. Designed for families with children ages 4-11. Activities are free.


Engage in fun activities that foster problem solving and inspire future engineers. Use the activities at home or on-the-go for anytime, anywhere engineering.

Explore Engineering at Home or On the Go


Organizing a family STEM event? These resources have got you covered! Promote problem solving and creative thinking with hands-on, research-based STEM activities from EiE.

Explore Engineering at STEM Events

What is Engineering?

A NASA engineer and a kindergarten educator discuss the benefits of engineering for children and families.



Explore Additional Free STEM Activities! 

A downloadable list of additional resources and activities
for families and educators.

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Thank you to our National Advisory Committee for their guidance and expertise throughout the development of these family resources: 

Thank you to our pilot sites from across the country: 

King Elementary School, Framingham, MA  

Wakefield Public Schools, Wakefield, MA  

North Brookfield Public Schools, North Brookfield, MA  

Horace Mann School for the Deaf, Allston, MA  

Woodland Elementary School, Milford, MA  

Brookfield School, Brockton, MA  

Girls Inc. of Lynn, Lynn, MA  

Northeast Elementary School, Waltham, MA  

Cambridge Public Library - O'Neill Branch, Cambridge, MA  

Joseph A. McAvinnue School, Lowell, MA  

South Boston Catholic Academy, Boston, MA  

EducationWorks, Philadelphia, PA  

St. Peter Central Catholic, Worcester, MA  

Rocky Point Charter School, Redding, CA  

St. John Paul II Catholic School, Houston, TX  

River Valley Elementary, Spring Green, WI  

Oxbow Meadows Environmental Learning Center, Columbus, GA  

Mesa Union, Somis, CA  

Warren Community Elementary School, Warren, MA  

Silver Creek Elementary in Kentucky, Berea, KY  

St. John the Apostle School, Clark, NJ  

Thank you to our external contractors whose contributions improved the quality of these resources:


This project is generously supported by OFF Logo - 2019full color-03-12@2x

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