Simple Steam (Paperback)

50+ Science Technology Engineering Art and Math Activities for Ages 3 to 6

By Debby Mitchell, Marnie Forestieri

Gryphon House, 9780876597521, 152pp.

Publication Date: April 1, 2018

List Price: 24.95*
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Simple Steam
50+ Science Technology Engineering Art Math Activities for Ages 3 to 6
Marnie Forestieri and Debby Mitchell

Parents are eager to help their children learn, but teaching young children complicated scientific and mathematical concepts can be intimidating. Simple STEAM helps parents realize they don't need to be engineers or scientists to support STEAM learning.

  • Help children explore STEAM concepts with fun and engaging activities
  • Discover STEAM learning opportunities in everyday activities and experiences
  • Prepare children for kindergarten
  • ​Build crucial 21st century learning skills, such as collaboration, communication, creativity and problem-solving, curiosity, and critical thinking

​Pub Date: April 2018
ISBN: 978-0-87659-752-1, Item # 10544
US $24.95 PB, 8.5 x 11, 152 pp.
For parents and caregivers of children 3-6 years old RIGHTS SOLD: World Rights Available


  • Features easy activities parents can do with their children

  • Provides examples of how STEM and STEAM relates to the real world

  • Activities emphasize and develop at least one 21st century skill

  • Full-color interior features beautiful photography of families participating in the activities

About the Author

Dr. Debby Mitchell, EdD, recently retired from teaching in the College of Education at University of Central Florida. Her doctorate is in physical education with a focus on early childhood. Her expertise and interests include: STEAM, brain research, developmentally appropriate movement activities and music, dance and rhythms, children's wellness, obesity and integrating technology into the curriculum. Marnie Forestieri, CDA, is the Chief Learning Officer and Co-founder at Amazing Explorers Academy(R), Early Learning Childhood Centers with a focus on 21st Century skills and STEAM. She is an entrepreneur and a writer with a passion for STEM education and innovation. Marnie has been recognized in the industry nationally including finalist of the award "Director of the year", and the winner of the "Center of the Year" by FACCM.