9 Chemistry Sets For Kids—Make Science Exciting!

9 Chemistry Sets For Kids—Make Science Exciting!

Chemistry can be a daunting subject, but chemistry sets for kids make learning about basic chemistry concepts fun and inviting. Many children learn best when presented with hands-on experiences, and science kits lend themselves easily to this type of teaching and learning. While some kits, often designed for older kids, include all of the components…

9 Meccano Model Sets for STEM Learning and Fun

9 Meccano Model Sets for STEM Learning and Fun

STEM learning has never been as exciting as it is with Meccano toys. With an emphasis on engineering and robotics, these toys are perfect for a budding engineer or scientific explorer. Remember the erector sets of your childhood? The former Erector brand has joined with the Meccano brand to offer all of the exciting toys…

9 Solar System Projects for Astronomical Fun!

9 Solar System Projects for Astronomical Fun!

Shooting stars, colossal comets, and undiscovered UFOs—our universe is a mysterious place that inspires wonder in children and adults alike. Many children imagine futures as astronauts, traveling in a rocketship to explore the vast expanses of space. Whether or not this dream becomes a reality, you can bring the intangible aspects of space a little…

Removing the Limitations in a Digital Environment

Removing the Limitations in a Digital Environment

What is the ideal blended learning environment? I have had a lot of noneducators talk to me about technology in the classroom. Most don’t have informed opinions (so I’m happy to share mine with them). Many ask me what the best device is for learning. Sadly, I’ve even had educators argue this point with me…

9 Rokenbok Toys for Super STEM Recreation

9 Rokenbok Toys for Super STEM Recreation

Rokenbok construction toy systems are an ideal way to introduce your child to STEM concepts and learning. Science, technology, engineering and math skills promoted by STEM toys are not only useful in school, they are important skills for understanding how the world around us works. Building Rokenbok cities and then interacting with them with remote…

7 Dinosaur Games for Passionate Young Paleontologists

7 Dinosaur Games for Passionate Young Paleontologists

Dinosaur games—there is nothing quite like the lure of Prehistoric creatures to get kids excited about science, and no better way to do it! From the roaring T-Rex to the soaring Pterodactyl, dinosaurs are the pet project of of many young children. You may even know a handful of serious enthusiasts—you know the type: too…

The Solar System for Kids: 11 Out of this World Options

The Solar System for Kids: 11 Out of this World Options

People have been looking up at the sky for thousands of years of human history wondering about what is up there. We now have telescopes and satellites that take some of the mystery away for us adults – but kids still have the wonder. Children are naturally curious about the world, ours and the ones…

Product Review: Levenhuk LabZZ Science Kit For Beginners

Product Review: Levenhuk LabZZ Science Kit For Beginners

Recently, I had the opportunity to review the Levenhuk LabZZ MTB3 Microscope & Telescope & Binoculars Science Kit. Described as “perfect for beginning scientists”, I was able to handle each item in the kit and test it myself. In addition, I put the telescope, microscope and binoculars through a rigorous “kid test”. Fortunately, my niece and…

How to STEM Preschoolers – This is How I Did it at Digitaf

How to STEM Preschoolers – This is How I Did it at Digitaf

Digitaf is a technological kindergarten, located in a disadvantaged neighborhood of Holon, Israel. Our mission is to improve the area through the education of the children. In addition to the regular curriculum of a kindergarten, I am exposing the children to STEM related experiments and  topics, while encouraging them to ask questions, explore and bring their ideas to life….

Explore Geology With These Best Rock Tumblers

Explore Geology With These Best Rock Tumblers

Rock tumbling is an excellent activity to introduce young scientists to geology. It’s a relatively simple process. Simply add rough rocks, grit, and water to a rock tumbler and let it do its job. To take a stone from rough to jewelry ready is a process that takes several weeks. As a result, rock tumbling can…

Encourage Curiosity With These 13 Excellent Magnifying Glass Options

Encourage Curiosity With These 13 Excellent Magnifying Glass Options

It’s a simple tool, but a magnifying glass offers the user the chance to see the world around them in finer detail. As children explore their surroundings, the ability to magnify objects like insects, leaves, plants, and rocks, will encourage their curiosity and hopefully further their interest in science. When choosing a magnifying glass, there are plenty…

Top 11 Space Shuttle Toy Sets for Kids

Top 11 Space Shuttle Toy Sets for Kids

Space: The Final Frontier. It is an iconic phrase from the Star Trek movies; one that still resonates today. If your kids love learning about Space, then it’s time to blast off! Kids love Space. NASA space shuttles have been travelling into Space since 1981 and many generations of children have watched the progress of…

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