Grade 3-5, K-2
On-Demand Webinar

Teach STEM Using Children’s Picture Books

Time: 60 mins,
Presenter: Lynne Stover


In this webinar teachers will:

  • Explore the concept of the value of using children’s literature to teach in the STEM content areas. [Science, Technology, Economics, and Math]
  • Connect the concepts of money, the allocation of limited resources, and entrepreneurship as they pertain to the featured titles.
  • Consider the cross curricular possibilities of the topic as related to the social sciences and creative problem solving.
  • Review an annotated bibliography listing children’s books that contain economic concepts dealing with STEM topics.

This video is available to view for EconEdLink members only.


This interactive session features new picture books that have the potential for some amazing STEM lessons and activities. Students can learn valuable life lessons money, entrepreneurship, scarcity and decision-making from the content in the featured new picture books. Webinar attendees will receive links to classroom-ready lessons and a topical bibliography. Featured titles Include: • I Love Strawberries [saving, selling, and investing] • It Began with Lemonade [counting coins lesson] • Wants vs. Needs vs. Robots [buying shapes and building a robot lesson] • Water Day [allocation of water lesson]