When I told friend that there was a designated STEAM room at my son's school, she gave me a quizzical look. "No, not a sauna," I replied. "A lab for Science Technology Engineering Arts and Mathematic."
"Oh," she said. "So everything BUT reading."
Ha, touché. STEM/STEAM learning has come to encompass a whole lot, but, hey, if it gets the kids excited about building and creating and coding and solving, then the schools are definitely doing something right.
Tomorrow is National STE(A)M Day, and we're celebrating with three brand new educational items that will get kids engaged and keep them entertained... all while fostering their love of learning.
Get Out and Play with a Smarter Set of Wheels
Our family has been through many wheels over the years. Since we are mostly an urban family, our kids found scootering the best way to get to school. My kids got bigger, so I’ve been researching options for them. Now it's time for an upgrade to our wheels and we've got some ...read more
The Best Diaper Pails and Accessories
I do believe diapering is the one activity we do the most of when our kiddos are young. For more months than I care to remember, I changed diaper after diaper after diaper. An all inclusive list of the best diaper pails and diaper accessories would have been so very helpful. ...read more
Breast Cancer Awareness Tips to Empower Yourself
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and we are all about sharing tips to keep our busy moms healthy and at the top of their game. I think it's safe to say, we are all aware of Breast Cancer, but when it comes to breast-cancer prevention, we are sharing tips to help you feel ...read more
1. In Math Art and Drawing Games for Kids, you’ll find an amazing collection of more than 40 hands-on art activities that make learning about math fun, and engage kids in all sorts of artistically creative challenges.
2. KOOV is made up of blocks, sensors, motors, actuators, and a companion app. The app teaches core concepts about design, coding and robotics, and features step by step guidance on building and coding for pre-designed robots. Great for teachers, KOOV also offers curriculum-aligned lesson plans, step-by-step teacher guides, student progress reports and class management features, making KOOV great for the classroom or home.
3. Kids will love building their very own electric guitar and amp from scratch. The kit enables kids to creatively express themselves through music and learn how electrical charges create sound. They’ll even get to record tracks, layer riffs and pump things up by adding wicked effects.
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