Is The Eureka Crate Our Favorite Teen STEM Box?
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Is The Eureka Crate Our Favorite Teen STEM Box?

Our Eureka Crate Review- Soap Dispenser – KiwiCo’s Teen Science Kit This post may contain referral/affiliate links. If you buy something, Fractus Learning may earn a commission at no cost to you. Teenagers are difficult to please.  As the father of three of them- trust me – I know what I’m talking about. Don’t get…

Creation Crate Review – We Build An Electronic Bluetooth Speaker From Scratch!
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Creation Crate Review – We Build An Electronic Bluetooth Speaker From Scratch!

Results of Our Creation Crate Electronic Project Review : This electronics subscription box is perfect for budding teenage tinkerers and future electrical engineers. Enclosed materials and components are of high-quality and the online instructions do a great job of giving background on the theory before easing your teen into the project. One complaint from our…

Our Maker Mindset
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Our Maker Mindset

There is no greater joy than watching children create something. Whether the creating is done solo or in a group, thinking is visible. You can see the “wheels turning”. Hands-on work requires trial and error. If something doesn’t work, a child doesn’t stop working, but instead tries something else without prompting. Making is a natural…

Modern Day Pioneers: That’s no Oregon Trail up ahead – it’s the convergence of STEM and World Languages
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Modern Day Pioneers: That’s no Oregon Trail up ahead – it’s the convergence of STEM and World Languages

What does it take to be a pioneer? To leave the tried and true path in search of something more.  To know that it is not if failure will strike, but when, and how you will face adversity when it happens. When I was in the fourth grade my school got a small computer lab…

7 Foam Blocks Sets with Fun Free-Play Potential
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7 Foam Blocks Sets with Fun Free-Play Potential

Blocks are part of every adult’s treasured childhood memories. From wood to cardboard to plastic to foam, kids eagerly build for hours. Foam blocks now come in plenty of shapes and sizes to enhance children’s imaginative play. Modern blocks are lightweight and come in a variety of colors and textures. Parents and educators alike often…

9 Magnetic Building Toys for STEM Play and Making
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9 Magnetic Building Toys for STEM Play and Making

Magnetic building toys are among the most popular STEM construction options for a number of simple reasons. They are robust and affordable. There are no batteries required—magnets are always ‘on’! Plus, they straddle a number of important engineering concepts such as design, structure, geometry and are an excellent stepping stone to more complex conversations around physics and electronics. You know…

9 Amazing Minecraft Toys for Kids Who Create
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9 Amazing Minecraft Toys for Kids Who Create

If your little ones are mad about Minecraft, they’ll love real-life Minecraft toys! These “blocky” toys may look strange at first glance, but the Minecraft generation will instantly recognize their favorite characters, animals, and objects from the game. Minecraft is a fun video game with tons of benefits, boosting creativity, cooperation, critical thinking skills, and more….

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