STEM + Literacy

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The Great Adventure Lab’s parents and students LOVE our cross-curricular classes. Many of our most popular classes challenge students to recreate, test, and explore elements from super fun stories we read in class!

The idea of combining Arts and Literacy with STEM certainly isn’t new, so you probably won’t be surprised to hear that it has an acronym of its own: STEAM, which stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics.

Although many of our classes include some aspect of storytelling, the following classes are particularly excellent combinations of literacy and engineering.


Storybook Science

icon for The Great Adventure Lab's Storybook Science class for grads K-1Grades K-1. 

Mythbusters isn’t just for big kids. In this after school science program for students in kindergarten and grade 1, we’ll read a different story each week and then conduct hands-on science experiments to test and recreate elements from the story!  Full details and pricing.


[My daughter] LOVES your class and is so excited to share with me her experiments and discoveries from class. Thanks for making class so fun & interesting. I love seeing her enthusiastic face & she has no idea right now that she is learning about science!

-Burning Tree E.S. Parent, Bethesda, Md.




Storybook Duplo & Storybook Lego

storybook duplo creations!Storybook Duplo for ages 3 to 5. Storybook Lego for grades K-1. 

Early literacy + building and engineering = lots of fun! In Storybook Duplo, for ages 3 to 5, we’ll start out with a fun story and then build some of the characters, re-enact parts of the story and make up some of own stories! Storybook Lego, for grades K-1,  follows the same format, but uses different stories and regular-sized bricks. Full details and pricing.


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