2018 Holiday STEM Gift List: What PLTW Educators Recommend

PLTW STEM Gift List 2018

Today, I am sharing Project Lead The Way’s (PLTW) STEM gift list for 2018. I like PLTW’s gift guide because it is developed by an organization that develops STEM curriculum for students across the US. Here you will find a mix of educational toys, games, and kits that will pique your child’s interests and get

Father’s Day Gifts- Science Crafts That Kids Can Make

Fathers Day crafts and gifts by Rosie Research

Are you looking for homemade Father’s Day gifts your kids can make? I am excited to share four delightful science crafts created by Rosie Research. I love getting homemade gifts from my kids, and I am certain dads will cherish these clever Father’s Day gifts. My friend, Erica Saint Clair, PhD, is the founder of

2017 Holiday STEM Gift List: What PLTW Educators Recommend

PLTW 2017 STEM Gift List

If you are looking for toys, games, and kits that will ignite your child’s interest in STEM this holiday season, take a look at Project Lead The Way’s 2017 STEM Gift List. I shared their gift guide last year and the response was very positive. I was happy when I received their new gift list; here

Harness the Force with littleBits Star Wars Droid Inventor Kit

littleBits Star Wars Droid Inventor Kit

littleBits just introduced a new kit with a Star Wars theme: The Droid Inventor Kit. We have been long-time littleBits enthusiasts in my family and we have enjoyed watching the company grow and introduce original electronic building kits for kids. With the new kit, you create and build a Droid using electronics Bits and control

Juni Learning: Online Coding Classes for Kids at Home

Juni Learning HTML Class

Over the past few years, I have watched the number and variety of coding classes for kids (outside of school) grow quite a lot. Kids can take classes in camps during the summer, participate in after-school programs during the school year, and even attend one-day workshops hosted at libraries and universities. There are coding classes

Math Lab for Kids: Fun, At-Home Math Activities & Games

Math Lab for Kids Book

If you are looking to build your child’s math literacy or undertake some fun, engaging math activities at home, I would recommend getting Math Lab for Kids written by Rebecca Rapoport and J.A. Yoder. This book is not about doing sheets of math problems. Instead, children learn about math by drawing and building shapes, solving