SOLIDWORKS Apps for Kids Make Something That Moves!

Are you looking for a great STEM project for your classroom or your child learning in the classroom or from home?







Luckily, SOLIDWORKS engineer and STEM elementary school mentor, Michael Steeves created a 1-hour workshop for you and your kids to explore with Make Something That Moves video with SOLIDWORKS Apps for Kids.

SOLIDWORKS Apps for Kids is a collection of free, creative web-based apps for STEM learning.

Follow along with Mike.

Use creativity.  Start with finding photos/images of a crab with the app Capture It.





Use physics with simple mechanisms with Mech It.  The crab’s pinchers move!





Use geometry and key math concepts.  Learn how to use Shape It app.  It’s like using smart clay.






Use imagination.  Style your crab and select a habitat with Style It.





Use technology.  Learn about 3D Printing and use scissors to cut/fold/tape the six-sided “cubie” paper print with Print It.







For parents – you can sign up for free SOLIDWORKS Apps for Kids for your child.

For teachers – you can sign up for free SOLIDWORKS Apps for Kids Classroom and manage student groups.

Then let your kids have great STEM fun with SOLIDWORKS Apps for Kids.

Be well.  Marie



Marie Planchard

Marie Planchard

Senior Director, Early Engagement, 3DEXPERIENCE Works at Dassault Systemes
Marie Planchard is an education and engineering advocate. As Senior Director of Education & Early Engagement, SOLIDWORKS, she is responsible for global development of content and social outreach for the 3DEXPERIENCE Works products across all levels of learning including educational institutions, Fab Labs, and entrepreneurship.
Marie Planchard