Image of three wooden playsets against a coffee table background. On the left is a set of three geometric stackers, in the middle is a wooden caterpillar shaped board with red, orange, yellow, blue, green and purple cogs on it and on the right is a wooden box half full of geometric shapes and the other side has wooden boards with images made from individual shapes.

STEM Activities for Preschoolers

As the mother of a daughter I often worry whether I encourage her enough to practice her STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Maths) skills. I watched the recent BBC documentary ‘No More Boys And Girls: Can Our Kids Go Gender Free?’ and realised that a few of the skills that he noticed were lacking in girls for example placing shapes to …