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Experience the Magic of STEM

Bring your STEM lessons to life with engaging, story-based lessons. Unlock the power of storytelling to make STEM education come alive for your students. With STEM Storytime, you'll receive a new, carefully crafted lesson each month, designed to take your STEM class to the next level. From imagination play to hands-on activities, our lessons blend the best of STEM with the fun of storytelling.

Introducing STEM Storytime - Elevating STEM education

Transform Your STEM Classroom with Fun and Engaging Lessons

At Line upon Line Learning, I understand that children learn best through hands-on experiences and play. That's why I've crafted a monthly subscription service that brings storytelling to the forefront of STEM education. Each month, you'll receive a carefully planned lesson with an annotated list of captivating picture books that incorporates elements of imagination play, games, physical activity, design cycles, review activities, and presentations.

I believe in giving you the flexibility to adapt my lessons to your specific of learners. So, feel free to use what works for you, and watch as your students become engaged and excited about STEM subjects. Join STEM Storytime & More today and bring a new level of excitement to your STEM lessons!

I Help Homeschoolers
Bring STEM Lessons To Life

Here are the basics.

I help you start each lesson with captivating picture books. I share suggestions for both fiction and nonfiction to appeal to all learning styles.

Bring STEM subjects to life with relevant, whole-body, hands-on learning activities that build on the concepts introduced in the books. Your kids will be actively engaged in the learning process and having fun at the same time.

Ensure your students retain what they've learned by ending each lesson with review activities that are just as fun as the learning activities. With my support, you'll have all the tools and resources you need to make STEM education an enjoyable and rewarding experience for your homeschool students.

  • We should not teach children the sciences but give them a taste for them. --Jean Jack Rosseau

The Story

Jessica was facing ten eager faces, all sitting in a circle and ready for her to begin. As she reached for the picture book she had chosen, she couldn't help but feel the pressure of having to fill 50 minutes with exciting and educational activities.

She started reading the book, and the children were immediately captivated. They were enjoying the story and seemed to be fully engaged. But as she finished reading and asked the first question, Jessica glanced at the clock and realized only 5 minutes had passed. She still had 45 minutes to fill and wasn't sure what to do next.

The Problem

Have you ever found yourself in a similar situation?

Leading a small group of children in a homeschool co-op can feel overwhelming, especially when it comes to preparing activities that will encourage learning. But where do you turn for ideas?

The Solution

Leading lessons with your own children, with no set time frame, feels completely different than leading a group of children in a lesson for 50 minutes.

This is where STEM Storytime (& More) comes in. No more worrying about what to do or how much to prepare. Each month, you'll receive a new themed lesson inspired by great picture books, complete with a STEM challenge and a list of engaging activities. You'll have everything you need to keep your students busy for the entire class time.

Join STEM Storytime today and bring STEM education to life with the magic of storytelling. Get ready to grab your library card and discover the wonders of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics through the pages of great books.

Stories & STEM
Every Month

You need this!

  • Set up for science class with a themed science lesson with a picture book list, 3-5 activity ideas for a small group, 2-3 printable games, activities, and worksheets OR one (or more) hands-on STEM Challenge inspired by a picture book 
  • Gain more confidence in your teaching abilities with bonus storytime tips and small group teaching tricks
  • Keep your class going for months with all the previous lessons!

What types of STEM activities?

For 9 years, I have created games for educators, mainly selling on TeachersPayTeachers. I opened my site shop a few years ago to reach other audiences. Here are some of the types of activities I have created in the past:

  • file folder activities
  • board games
  • clip cards and puzzles
  • spinners
  • cut-and-paste and matching
  • reader's theater
  • mazes
  • task cards
  • around-the-room or "read the room"
  • activity centers using manipulatives, pattern blocks, or other items
  • jump out of your seat game
  • imagination play
  • play-doh activities
  • opened ended STEM challenges with recyclables

Hi, I'm Rebecca Reid

owner of line upon line learning

Hi there! I absolutely love teaching at our homeschooling co-ops! It's crazy to think that I stumbled into this world of homeschooling, but after 10 years, I can honestly say I'm so glad I did. I've had the chance to teach all sorts of classes, like STEM Challenge, writing, hands-on American history, and even preschool Spanish. And my three kids? They're growing up fast - first grade, fifth grade, and ninth grade already. This year, two of them are trying out public school, which I'm excited for them to experience. My love for homeschooling and teaching hasn't faded one bit. Teaching has truly become a passion of mine, and I look forward to coming up with new and creative teaching ideas.

Sample Science Unit

Are you wondering what a monthly unit or STEM challenge would look like? Here are two descriptions so you know what you would get.

5 Kingdoms of Life

This comprehensive unit bundle is packed with educational resources for a complete learning experience. It includes an extensive book list, an informative ebook in multiple formats (including powerpoint presentation and video), a file folder kingdoms of life sorting activity, differentiated review booklets, reading comprehension questions with different levels of difficulty, a thought-provoking writing prompt, and a fun game for review. Additionally, it includes a few smaller supplementary materials to enhance the learning experience.

Sample STEM Challenge

Mini-Golf Design Challenge

Revised: The Mini-Golf Design Challenge is a comprehensive lesson that includes a concise book list and a series of worksheets to help you understand angles. It also includes expert guidance and helpful tips to assist you in running this exciting design challenge in your own home or classroom.

What are people saying about Rebecca's STEM Projects?

Play-dough "core sampling"


Love it! I am going to do this play dough core sampling activity with our Classical Conversations class! Thanks! Just the idea I was looking for!

Sarah - Blog Reader

Clouds Bundle


What a fantastic resource!! So glad I bought it and have used it in doing a mini-unit! I can't explain how wonderful, useful, helpful, creative, and reuseable this fantastic product is! We love playing the bingo game and the kid's knowledge has increased. This has helped me in planning and delivery and the kids loved using the charts and task cards. It took us away from dull and a not so informative book but we learned so much more!! Thanks!!!

P Ann D. - Customer

Coral Reef Activities


What a valuable resource this was! We used many part of this during our coral reefs project-based learning time. Thank you!

Tanya G. - Customer

Layers of the Atmosphere


I'm going to do this Layers of the Atmosphere lab for my biology final. I have to teach the class about the composition of the atmosphere and then do a lab with them and I think this lab is perfect. Thank you so much!

Levi younkin - Blog Reader

Animal Tracks Activities


I used these discovery resources during my summer school STEAM class! Being from Tennessee with the Great Smoky Mountain National Park in our backyards, my students latched onto this content and excelled! They loved how you gamified some of the resources but also allowed them to practice math and science skills! Thank you so much!

Musically Made Methods - Customer

it's time to choose

$10 first month only


$6 a month (after 1st month)

Stories & STEM
for Every Month

The following things every month:

  • Set up for science class with a themed science lesson with a picture book list, 3-5 activity ideas for a small group, 2-3 printable games, activities, and worksheets OR at least one hands-on STEM Challenge inspired by a picture book 
  • Gain more confidence in your teaching abilities with bonus storytime tips and co-op teaching tricks
  • Plus, keep continuing access to all the previous lessons!

This lesson is exclusive to the STEM Storytime & More membership right now!

Remember, members get continuing access
to all previous lessons too! 

Come get what you need, when you need it!

Currently in the Membership Vault

  • 5 Kingdoms of Life Unit
  • Earth's Crust Unit
  • Coral Reef Unit
  • Clouds & The Water Cycle Unit
  • Blood & Guts Unit
  • All About Pi Activities
  • Sea Turtles Lesson (NEW! Exclusive to membership for March)
  • Exclusive STEM Challenge Supply Checklist
  • Mini-Golf STEM Challenge
  • Bird's Nest STEM Challenge
  • Light It Up! Circuit STEM Challenge
  • Build a Bridge STEM Challenge
  • 6 Christmas STEM Challenges
You are fully protected by our 100% Satisfaction-Guarantee.

If, for any reason, you are unhappy with your membership, let me know and I'll get you a full refund for your last month. You can cancel your membership any time. Billing is on the first of each month, for that month. 


how it all adds up

What is included every month

  • A new themed science unit $8-$12, STEM Challenges inspired by a picture book $4-$6, OR themed science lesson $4-6
  • Other bonus science tips, storytime tips, and co-op teaching tricks EXCLUSIVE -- PRICELESS
  • Plus, access to all the previous materials $60+ 

Total monthly value: $70+

Monthly Price: $6


How does this membership work?

On the first of each month, I'll post a new lesson with an annotated picture books list, 3-5 general recommended activities, and a printable with hands-on activities, games, worksheets, or other correlating hands-on learning material. On alternate months, I'll post at least one STEM challenge, also inspired by a picture book. Members are billed the joining fee on the day they join to get access to all the current and previous months' goodies, and then members are charged the recurring membership fee on the first of each month after. Cancel before the first to avoid being charged for the following month.

What if I Unhappy with this membership?

I sincerely hope you will enjoy being a part of STEM Storytime. That said, you can cancel your monthly subscription at any time. If you are completely unsatisfied, I'll refund you the cost of your latest month in the membership.

How can I download the lessons?

Each online lesson will have a link for downloading. For most units and challenges, I'll also provide an abbreviated library book checklist for all the books recommended in the lesson. Usually, downloads will be a pdf file. For longer units, it may be a zip file.

I homeschool, but i don't teach in a co-op. How will this help me?

I am purposely designing these STEM Storytime lessons for small groups of students. However, some of the activities can be used with just a single student. If you want to add already-planned unit-based science lessons or engaging STEM Challenges to your home education program, then the STEM Storytime (& More) membership will give you the plans you need. 

I'm a public school teacher, not a homeschooler. why should i join?

As a homeschool parent, I am most experienced in working with a small group of children in a homeschool situation. For that reason, I've designed the lessons to work with a flexible small group, and I refer to the group as a "co-op class." That said, the picture books and activities also work well in a classroom setting! Activities may include printable activity ideas such as reader's theater, spinners, challenge cards, task cards, and booklets, as well as gross motor and fine motor skill activities, like scavenger hunts, games, and so forth. STEM Challenges provide a picture-book-inspired challenge that requires just a box of STEM supplies and time for creation. Classes can separate into groups for creating together, or students can create individually. I'd also love feedback on what works for you and what doesn't so I can help all educators.

Get Your Lessons Ideas Today!

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