Football STEM Activity

Football STEM Activity


Are you ready for some football?

Engage students during football season with STEM! Students design and create a Field Goal and Paper Football. Students compete and keep score with a fun game of Paper Football!

Paper Football STEM Challenge is more than just a simple football craftivity. Students develop critical thinking and engineering skills. Students plan, design, and execute their own ideas. After they have completed their activity and game, there is time for reflection on what worked and what didn't.

It's an amazing resource for STEM club, STEM Teachers, and elementary teachers who want to create a hands-on educational environment in their classroom!

Aligns with NGSS(Next Gen Science Standards).

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  • Teacher Instructions

  • Student STEM Journal

  • Student Instructions

  • Student Planning Pages

  • Student Reflection Sheets

  • Paper Football Game Rules and Scoresheet

  • NGSS Standards for activity

Material List:

  • Construction Paper

  • Pipe Cleaners

  • Straws

  • Tape

  • Scissors

  • Popsicle Sticks

  • Rubber Bands

  • Small Plastic Condiment Cups or Dixie Cups

What teachers are saying about Paper Football STEM Challenge!

"We are doing a Super Bowl week and this fits perfectly." - Cathy C.

"Perfect! My students will love doing this STEM challenge to get in the Super Bowl spirit!"

"Fantastic 1/2 day fun, but meaningful activity! Just what I was looking for!" - Jennifer S.

"Kids loved making the paper footballs, and it was a fun activity to introduce force and motion."

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