Is The Next John Glenn or Neil Armstrong Sitting In Your Class? Encouraging The Next Generation Of Space Explorers
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Is The Next John Glenn or Neil Armstrong Sitting In Your Class? Encouraging The Next Generation Of Space Explorers

Within all of us, there lies a desire to explore. It can be as simple as trying a new cuisine or as complicated as diving into the depths of an ocean to see the vibrant colors of coral reefs. It drives us to push past our comfort zones and reach for the stars. Learning how…

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….

7 Gaming Computer Models for Toddlers through Teens
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7 Gaming Computer Models for Toddlers through Teens

Gaming is for everyone. There is a gaming computer out there to suit everyone too. Whether you’re a toddler or an adult, studies suggest that gaming improves basic skills like problem solving, memory and decision making. It has also been proven to increase literary, social and executive skills, and reduce impulsiveness and increase mental flexibility. There’s…

9 Essential Minecraft Party Supplies for a Perfectly Pixelated Party
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9 Essential Minecraft Party Supplies for a Perfectly Pixelated Party

There’s no doubt you’ve heard of Minecraft, the popular game that has players building a pixelated world using blocks, tools that they earn during the game and their own creativity. Of course, anything popular with kids soon becomes a theme for birthday celebrations and people are always looking for cool Minecraft party supplies. It’s not only…

7 Brilliant Battleship Games to Develop Logic and Critical Thinking Skills
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7 Brilliant Battleship Games to Develop Logic and Critical Thinking Skills

Let me start off by saying I am not a logical thinker, nor am I strategic, and I blame my parents for this because they never introduced me to battleship games while I was growing up. The various battleship games on the market are relatively simple to play, they are a lot of fun and are…

9 Solar System Projects for Astronomical Fun!
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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…

7 Outstanding Camera Drone Options for Budding Cinematographers
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7 Outstanding Camera Drone Options for Budding Cinematographers

Ever dreamed of becoming a director? Of capturing dramatic landscapes from above? Or of tracking your own skateboarding, biking, or climbing adventures in swooping HD video? Just a few years ago, only Hollywood directors could afford to do these things. But with a camera drone, you don’t need a helicopter and a filming crew—you have…

Circuit Playground meets Scratch—Physical Computing for Kindergartners
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Circuit Playground meets Scratch—Physical Computing for Kindergartners

While most of my posts are about children and how I educate them through STEM-related projects, this post is mostly technical. It is behind the scenes of my work with the kids and how I make things work. So bear with me as I take you through this simple, yet technical explanation. A few months…

11 Fun STEM Activities to Nurture a Love of Learning
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11 Fun STEM Activities to Nurture a Love of Learning

STEM kits and activites are a fun way to get children interested in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics and many schools around the world have introduced it into their curriculum. But what is STEM? STEM is a problem-based approach to learning that combines knowledge in four areas: Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. I get annoyed…

9 Rokenbok Toys for Super STEM Recreation
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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
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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…

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