STEM Story time

Thursday 25th October 2018
(Multiple Dates Between Thursday 25th October 2018 & Friday 30th November 2018)


STEM stands for science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. STEM is important because it pervades every part of our lives. ... By exposing students to STEM and giving them opportunities to explore STEM-related concepts, they will develop a passion for it and hopefully pursue a job in a STEM field.
5 reasons why STEM is important in early years education
It uses a ‘focus on fun’ approach- Young students are naturally curious about the world and love to learn through play.
It is tailored to their level.
It is relevant-STEM activities are designed around opportunities for students to solve ‘real world’ challenges
It is hands on-Hands on, experiential learning and practical inquiry processes is one reason STEM education is so successful in early years education.
It is skills based-The best approach to STEM education across Kindergarten to Year 6 is skills based.

When- the last Thursday and Friday of every month during school terms from 10.30-11.30 am.
Where: the children's area in Bassendean Library.
Who: Children aged 18 months - 5yrs. Parental supervision is required.
Bookings are not essential

Event Details

Time: 10.45am-11.30am

Venue: Bassendean Memorial Library - Junior Library

Event Date(s)

  • Thursday 25th October 2018
  • Friday 26th October 2018
  • Thursday 29th November 2018
  • Friday 30th November 2018