STEAM Challenge participant holding her flowers she created

Since Tynkertopia’s temporary closure on March 14 due to the coronavirus, Tynkertopia has been hosting online STEAM Challenges via Zoom. Kindergarten through 5th-grade students from Flagstaff, Cottonwood, Cornville, and California have participated.

We offer a different 30-60 minute challenge each Monday, Wednesday, and Friday starting at 3 PM.

To join, please go to There is no password.

To date, our science-based challenges have included creating:

  • anemometers (to measure wind speed and direction)
  • earth layer models
  • geometry mobiles
  • working sundials
  • water cycle models
  • cardboard pulleys
  • geodesic cardboard forts

Our art-based challenges have included creating:

  • 3D cardboard faces
  • origami animals
  • spring flowers
  • toilet paper roll art
  • paper cities, and more. (see a few attached photos)

Join the STEAM Challenge. See you soon online!