Grades K-5


Developed by Brooke Brown

Introduce STEM & maker activities with
hands-on exploration

Introduce STEM & maker activities with hands-on exploration

STEM Bins encourage students to create, invent, and solve problems using real-world challenges. This teacher-developed program includes an illustrated guide with questions and prompts for quick implementation into individual and group classroom settings. All materials are ready to use with minimal assembly required.

  • Thoughtfully designed to encourage exploration of open-ended engineering concepts.
  • Challenges students to think creatively, inventively, and imaginatively.
  • Aligns to NGSS and state standards for science and engineering.

STEM Bins Components

teacher guides

Teacher Guides & Blackline Masters

The Teacher Guide contains helpful information and blackline masters. The Teacher Guide includes: Questions and Prompts, My STEM Bins Blueprints sheet, Foldable Recording Booklets, Build, Draw, and Write sheets, and STEM Bins Response sheets.

pre-labeled storage bins

Pre-labeled Storage Bins

Kits include 12 or 16 pre-labeled storage bins that make it easy to know what is inside each STEM Bin

task cards

Task Cards

Task Cards are designed to inspire and challenge students. There are 3 sets of Task Cards: 24 Picture Task Cards, 6 Three-Dimensional Shapes Task Cards, and 12 Upper-Grades Task Cards.



Kits include 18 or 22 manipulatives to use with open-ended STEM activities.

STEM Bins Configurations

STEM Bins Play & Learn Packs - NEW

Materials Included

STEM Bins Comprehensive Kit

Materials Included

STEM Bins Essential Kit

Materials Included

Meet the Developer

Brooke Brown is a National Board Certified Teacher, public speaker, and teacher resource developer who specializes in all things STEM and literacy. With 14+ years of teaching experience, Brooke has a passion for creating innovative products that foster memorable and engaging learning experiences. Learn more about Brooke on her blog, Teach Outside the Box.

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