Free Hands-On Engineering Resources for Teachers and Schools


February 20, 2023

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Are you thinking about getting involved with your class this STEPS Engineers Week? It takes place from Saturday 4th to Friday 10th March 2023.

During STEPS Engineers Week 2023, help children discover the exciting world of engineering in Ireland. Teachers and schools can access free hands-on engineering resources provided by the STEPS team, or create their own engineering themed activities.

Discover a great range of FREE hands-on engineering resources from STEPS for primary school teachers, guaranteed to get kids excited about engineering, ready to download here.

Free Hands-On Engineering Resources for Teachers

Once you have picked your STEPS Engineers Week resources, the STEPS team ask that you register your activities and involvement here.

By registering you help the STEPS team to analyse the impact of STEPS Engineers Week on young people in Ireland and you gain exclusive access to a Digital Promotional Pack and Certificate of Participation for your class.

Take the Sustainable Engineering Challenge

Take the Sustainable Engineering Challenge and match the ways engineers are helping achieve the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

This activity is best suited to primary school aged children and can be found here.

A Visual Approach to Engineering and Vocabulary Development for Children with Autism

Children with autism are often visual learners, and this resource was created with this in mind. Muinteoir Valerie, offers a bright and engaging resource, focusing on repetition of key words associated with engineering, matching games, and activities based on developing vocabulary.

Access and register your activity here.

Engineering Activity Bumper Pack

Avail of 15 hands-on activities for you to get involved this STEPS Engineers Week. You can carry out one or as many activities you like! Print and copy the activity page of your choice.

Activities are best suited for primary aged children, these resources, and more, can be accessed for free here.

The STEPS team ask that you register your chosen activity here.

Get Your Class Excited About Engineering

Download these and other FREE resources to celebrate STEPS Engineers Week 2023.

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Primary School Engineering Shows

STEPS Engineers Week has three primary school engineering shows that teachers can screen for students in classrooms.

Streaming from Monday 6th through to Friday 10th March 2023, teachers can book into a screening of a pre-recorded fun and educational show.

The shows can be viewed on any device that normally streams videos.

Register for the shows now.

Seachtain na nInnealtóirí/Resources in Irish

free hands on engineering resources for teachers

Chuir STEPS liosta de ghníomhaíochtaí le chéile do spriocluchtanna i scoileanna agus seans ann gur mhaith leat iad a chur chun feidhme. Is féidir iad a fháil anseo.

STEPS has created a list of free engineering hands-on resources for teachers that are available in Irish. Please visit the Seachtain na nInnealtóirí section of the website for more information.

For further information on how to get involved in STEPS Engineers Week 2023 visit

The Engineers Ireland STEPS programme, which promotes engineering and the importance of the profession to children in Ireland, is funded by the Department of Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science and industry leaders Arup, the EPA, ESB, Intel and Transport Infrastructure Ireland (TII).

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