NASA: So Not a Waste of Space—A Guest Post by YA Author Shelley Sackier

Reading Time: 5 minutes Image Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech This is a guest post by Shelley Sackier. See the bottom of this…

December 20, 2018

4 Tips to Get Kids Coding this Summer

Summer is approaching. If you're a parent looking for a way to engage your kids’ brains and avoid a learning…

June 4, 2018

Creating a ‘Peter and Ernesto’ Diorama

Learn how Joe Schmidt helped Graham Annable build a diorama for his new comic book, 'Peter and Ernesto'!

April 10, 2018

How to Connect Your Child with a Specific Coding Language

[Sponsored] As parents, it’s important to understand we don't need to be STEM experts in order to advance our kids’…

March 14, 2018

The Wonder Woman Within: Finding Your Strength to Conquer Infertility

Moms are modern day superheroes. They instill within us the concept that we can have it all---a brilliant career, a…

March 9, 2018

Jacqueline Resnick on Modern Art and the Pizza Rat Book

Jacqueline Resnick, author of 'Raffie on the Run,' shares this story about a viral video that gave her inspiration.

February 13, 2018

The Ultimate Guide to Making the Best Movie Snacks with an Air Fryer

Want to enjoy the full movie theater experience at home? Make sure you've planned a mix of snacks from the…

January 9, 2018

Stack Overflow: 7 Rhyming Books for Parents Who Hate Rhyming Books

Rhyming books can be painful! Here are seven rhyming children's books that are anything but cutesy and filled with rhymes…

September 11, 2017

Aaron Reynolds and Matt Davies Tweet About Kids & Technology

Aaron Reynolds and Matt Davies, creators of 'Nerdy Birdy Tweets,' on kids and technology!

September 6, 2017

Stack Overflow: Nidhi Chanani Picks 6 Great Graphic Novels

Today's guest curator is Nidhi Chanani, who picks 6 more great graphic novels for kids and young adults.

August 14, 2017

Stack Overflow: Tillie Walden Recommends 5 YA Graphic Novels

Today's Stack Overflow is curated by Tillie Walden, whose first graphic novel comes out this fall. She shares 5 of…

August 7, 2017

Kickstarter Update: Help Put PlaySmart Dice Over the Top!

Check out this update from the PlaySmart Dice Kickstarter campaign! There's going to be a live session online next Saturday,…

January 2, 2017

‘Defeat the Hydra’ and Check Out the Latest Kickstarter Campaign Playsheet for PlaySmart Dice!

Check out the new "Defeat the Hydra" playsheet for the PlaySmart Dice Kickstarter Campaign!

December 26, 2016

“That’s How We Roll” – PlaySmart Dice Kickstarter Update and New Print-and-Play Game!

Want a fun way for your kids (and you) to learn math facts fluency while playing games? Want to tweak…

December 12, 2016

GeekDad Exclusive: Greek Gods’ Reading Lists

This year, we here at GeekDad thought we might ask advice from some folks who have seen more than a…

December 7, 2016

Kickstarter Alert: BoxTop Builder Will Be Your LEGO Workstation [Sponsored]

The BoxTop Builder is like a laptop workstation for LEGO kits. It's perfect for storing the parts for your latest…

September 28, 2016

Love and Loathing in Long Beach Comic Con

Voice actor Eli Schiff was kind enough to attend and report on Long Beach Comic Con 2016. Come see why…

September 23, 2016

‘Star Wars’: A Galactic Spectacular at Walt Disney World

This guest post by Jon Waterhouse is an interview with Disney Imagineer Michael Roddy about "'Star Wars': A Galactic Spectacular,"…

September 18, 2016

Guest Post: The Nature of Magic: Geek Dad to Daughter

This guest post is written from the perspective of a daughter on what it was like to grow up with…

August 31, 2016

SDCC vs. Gen Con: Who Wins?

Comic Con or Gen Con? Our guest poster picks Gen Con, and here's why.

July 31, 2016


If you are looking for an inclusive toyline with racial and gender diversity, GI Joe is there. With the recently…

June 28, 2016

Chris Gall: Geeking Out With Art

We're thrilled to bring you a guest post by Chris Gall (author/illustrator of the 'Dinotrux' books, among others) in which…

May 5, 2016

Cirque du Soleil and the Longest Fall: Guest Gregory A. Wilson

Gregory A. Wilson is a man who wears many hats. Not only is he a fantasy author, but he is…

April 7, 2016

What Are Little Coders Made of?

Every parent dreams of their children turning into adults with successful careers they love. But how can you tell if…

November 4, 2015

Superheroes Great and Small: The Superhero Height Chart

What's your superhero height? The folks at Costume Collection share their superhero height chart, and remind us: "dressing up as…

September 15, 2015

Bridging the Gap: Engineering Magic in ‘Updraft’

"There's not much magic in your book, is there?" an early reader of 'Updraft' once asked me, before concluding, "It's…

August 31, 2015

A #BadDad Story: Celebrating Our Nation by Breaking the Law

One #BadDad makes his kids happy while breaking the law. The Catch-22 of being a GeekDad.

August 3, 2015

Ant-Man, the Physics of Shrinking, and the Higgs Boson

Guest author Jim Kakalios, Professor in the School of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Minnesota, discusses the real…

July 17, 2015

Sketchbooks: The Secret Soul of Creativity by Ben Hatke

A guest post by Ben Hatke, creator of the 'Zita the Spacegirl' series, about the importance of sketchbooks in his…

May 7, 2015

Guest Post: Lunchbox Dad Shows How to Create an Ewok Lunch for Your Kids

Learn how to celebrate Star Wars Day by assembling an Ewok lunch in this special guest post from Lunchbox Dad's…

May 4, 2015

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