Free Hands-On Engineering Resources for Teachers and Schools


February 24, 2022

Engineers Week

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Are you thinking about getting involved with your class this STEPS Engineers Week? It takes place from Saturday 5th to Friday 11th March 2022. During STEPS Engineers Week 2022, 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.

To discover a great range of FREE hands-on engineering resources from STEPS for primary school teachers, guaranteed to get kids excited about engineering, simply register here for access.

Free Hands-On Engineering Resources for Teachers

Engineering with Paper

Free hands-on resources for teachers STEPS Engineering Week

The Engineers Ireland STEPS Team has partnered with Dazzling Discoveries to bring you two Engineering with Paper Activities. Students build a slide, jungle gym, see saw and more in the Engineering with Paper: Build Your Own Playground pack.

Students can also build their own paper creature in the Engineering with Paper: Design Your Own Creatures pack. Add hair, wings, facial features and more.

Simply register here to access the activity.

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 when you register 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.

Register here for access.

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 upon registration.

Get Your Class Excited About Engineering

Download these and other FREE resources to celebrate STEPS Engineers Week 2022.

Engineers Week 2022

Primary School Engineering Shows

STEPS Engineers Week has four primary school engineering shows that teachers can screen for students in classrooms. Streaming Monday 8th through to Friday 11th March 2022, 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 2022 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 Education and Skills and industry leaders ARUP, EPA, ESB, Intel and Transport Infrastructure Ireland (TII).

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