Education

GeekMom: Leaf’d Box Subscription Boxes and Education Kits: Follow-Up, Almost Three Months In

Back in March, I wrote up the Leaf’d gardening subscription service. It’s a fantastic company that provides quality seeds and…

June 4, 2021

The Friend Zone—Forging Better Relationships

Stuck in the friend zone? Got a loved one in the friend zone? Take a look at how to get…

May 31, 2021

GeekMom: Peek Beyond the Page With Mental Floss’s ‘The Curious Reader’

I love a good aggregator of interesting information. Having one place to go to feed your intellectual curiosity. Curiosity about…

May 26, 2021

Kickstarter Alert: Learn About Circuits with Spintronics

Spintronics teach you about circuits—but with a mechanical system!

May 20, 2021

GeekMom: Clixo: A Fun Magnetic Toy in a Small Package

As my kids have grown up, we’ve encountered a lot of different types of toys, activities, and play systems. Some…

May 7, 2021

Be a Flu Fighter—The Argument to Continue Wearing Masks

The data is still streaming in, and the facts are undeniable: Taking COVID-19 precautions have saved tens of thousands of…

April 29, 2021

Adventures in Science: The Celestron Kids Microscope With Smartphone Adapter

The Celestron Kids Microscope With Smartphone Adapter is a great way to introduce kids to the wonders of the smaller…

April 24, 2021

GeekMom: The GeekMom Earth Day Reading List 2021: 12 Books for All Ages

Happy Earth Day! Earth Day is an annual event that was first celebrated in 1970 and focuses on “promoting clean…

April 23, 2021

GeekMom: Celebrating Art in Our Own Lives on World Art Day

April 15 is World Art Day, created by International Association of Art in partnership with UNESCO as a “celebration to…

April 16, 2021

Get Your Own Meteorological Station with the Tempest Weather System

The Tempest Weather System is a great way to track the weather and can be set up and running in…

April 1, 2021

GeekMom: Leaf’d Box Subscription Boxes and Education Kits: Perfect Garden Starters for Families

Unlike many of you, my family didn’t take advantage of the opportunity to grow a garden during the past year…

March 30, 2021

GeekMom: GeekMom’s International Women’s Day Reading List 2021

Happy International Women’s Day. As usual, I have spent the last few months reading and reviewing a selection of books…

March 8, 2021

GeekMom: Getting Ready for Read Across America Day – March 3

We need very little incentive in our house to drop everything and pick up a book. Most of our vacations…

March 2, 2021

GeekMom: ‘Artists in Residence’ Gives a Glimpse Into Artists’ Private Spaces

Though not every artist is fortunate enough to be able to afford a dedicated space in which to create, everyone…

February 21, 2021

Smithsonian Coloring Books: Learn About Dinosaurs, Airplanes, and More

The Smithsonian has a new line of coloring books which will appeal to both adults and curious kids.

January 27, 2021

GeekMom: 7 Picture and Photo Essay Books to Teach History to Kids

History as a topic is a pretty big, all-encompassing one. We want our kids to learn about history—and more than…

January 14, 2021

GeekMom: LEGO Education’s BricQ Motion: Purposeful Analog Learning for a Digital Steam World

In November 2017, I randomly RSVP’d to the release of the LEGO Education Steam Park and became an instant fan.…

January 5, 2021

GeekMom: How My Sketching Addiction Became My 2020 Diary

One of the things I reluctantly did last year was start an Instagram account, as I knew if I was…

January 5, 2021

GeekMom: 2 Visually Pleasing Science Books for All Ages

Exploring the Elements: A Complete Guide to the Periodic Table We are all made up of atoms, a combination of…

December 28, 2020

‘The Story Seed Podcast’ & ‘The Paper Girls Show’: Reasons to Hope for a Better 2021

Creators are producing positive and empowering content for kids out there.

December 10, 2020

GeekMom: No (Coding) Worries With the Matatalab Coding Set Home Edition

In our house the only way you can improve upon a toy is by making it remote control. If you…

December 1, 2020

Empower Your Kids to Code With QPi Kits [#ad]

QPi Kits encourage problem-solving, critical thinking, and creativity to help prepare your kids not only for the job market but…

November 25, 2020

Learn to Build Circuits with Sphero littleBits

Sphero littleBits allow users to learn the basics of electrical circuits along with the logic functions of input and output.…

November 23, 2020

Understanding Gatekeeping and Labels

The author tackles gatekeeping in the LGBTQ community and in the geek/nerd/fan communities as well.

October 15, 2020

Inspire Young Chemists With the Colorful Crystal Lab from Ooze Labs

Ooze Labs' Colorful Crystal Lab is one of four super fun STEM kits to bring out the budding scientist in…

September 24, 2020

Review—′A Family Guide to Terrariums for Kids′—Let′s Get Planting!

Creating terrariums is a fun and relaxing activity.

September 15, 2020

Review—’Plasticus Maritimus’- Diving Into a Sea of Problems

This relevant translation can really help us view the problem in all its complexity.

September 8, 2020

Quarto Classroom Launches on September 1st!

Free videos, lessons, workshops, and more will be made available.

September 1, 2020

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