(as of Jun 21,2021 09:42:29 UTC – Details)
Strawbees is a line of award-winning* construction toys that aim to stimulate kids’ imaginations and make STEAM learning fun. The STEAM School Kit is a favorite in classrooms, makerspaces, and science centers around the world. Designed for collaborative or independent building, it includes 4060 pieces, plus 105 challenge cards and easy-to-follow downloadable lesson plans.
Online Learning Platform: STEM Learning for the Classroom and Beyond
Strawbees kits are supported by an online learning platform that was developed with input from teachers and offers lesson plans that include:
Recommended activities for skills developmentGuiding questions to enhance learningIdeas for shepherding group dynamics and team learningAdaptable learning objectives to help with assessment
While Strawbees lesson plans can be used as-is, they also invite innovation. Each lesson is designed to be agile and Strawbees wholeheartedly encourages creative adaptations of the curriculum. Strawbees lesson plans are meant to be informed starting points for teachers to meet the unique needs and interests of each class. Try new things, build on these ideas, and share what you discover!
*Strawbees was the recipient of the 2018 Nordic EdTech Award, recognizing the best Nordic educational technology innovation.
Engage students with bridge-building, mechanical arms, egg drop challenges, and more.
Easy Lesson Plans
Pieces are color-coded to make it easy to follow the included lesson plans. The kit can also be used straight out of the box for open-ended building.
Connectors and straws are reusable, so when you’re finished building, you can disassemble and start a new project.
Students can practice problem-solving skills through building and modifying increasingly complex structures.
Up to 30 students
Up to 30 students
About the Brand
Strawbees is a global EdTech company focused on sustainability, construction, programming, and electronics. Strawbees kits are designed as flexible and modular construction systems to create fun and engaging learning experiences, both in the classroom and at home.
Strawbees in Education
Strawbees believes in creating a hands-on learning experience that is agile to meet US curriculum standards and complement classroom teaching. Each of our kits is designed to drive motivation through challenge-based learning and meet the needs of different learning styles while complementing textbook- and lecture-based lessons.
21st Century Classrooms
Strawbees kits are designed to provide 21st Century Classroom Experiences (21CCE), using the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals as the primary standard and providing learning experiences that span math, science, engineering, and art.
4060-piece construction set with 105 challenge cards designed for classrooms of up to 30 students
Engage students in project-based learning with bridge-building, mechanical arms, egg drop challenges, and more
2560 connectors, 1500 construction straws, and 105 challenge cards encourage creative problem-solving, free access to lesson plans at Strawbees Learning
Pieces are color-coded, making it easy to follow the downloadable lesson plans on Strawbees Learning
All materials are custom-made, durable and reusable – finish building, disassemble, and begin a new project