Fun with Math & Science Family Workshops

Project Overview

Fun with Math & Science is a Read to Me program offered to publicly-funded Idaho public libraries. This STEAM program is targeted to preschool-aged children and their caregivers. An application process is used for participation. Applications are generally accepted in March for workshops to be held anytime the following September through May.  Deadline to apply was May 31, 2017

To participate in this program you are required to host at least two workshops during the year-long project. If your library is accepted to participate you will receive materials and resources to support your workshops.
These may include:

  • Hardcover non-fiction books
  • STEAM Materials and Kits
  • A science experiement book - give away copies for all families in attendance
  • Promotional materials

2017/2018-Forms and Resources

  • Request for Materials form-please complete 3 weeks before workshop
  • Online Summary Report- please complete 2 weeks after your last workshop
  • Parent Survey-English version Spanish version; Please forward completed surveys to ICfL within two weeks of workshop.
  • September webinar
  • Program Overview
  • Handout of Recommended Websites
  • PowerPoint: for use in your library
  • Sample Flyer

    Online Gameboard for Parents and Kids

    Stem Gameboard

    Parents can explore fun and educational sites with their child using the Fun with Math and Science Gameboard we created. Every click of the mouse takes them to a different science experiment, math game, puzzle, and more. We have gathered together some of the best kid sites on the web and made a fun game out of exploring them all.