STEM

‘MYnd Kraft’: 7 Programming-Based Card Games in 1

Reading Time: 6 minutesMYnd Kraft, Image: Tharini Rajamohan This post was sponsored by Mynd Kraft. MYnd Kraft is a card…

Kids Get Dinosaur-Sized Tech with STEMosaur

Kids learn coding with the STEMosaur, a robotic dinosaur that they build themselves.

‘Click’d’: The Programming Was the Easy Part

A glitch in Allie's viral app has done more than hurt her program. It may also cost her her friends.

KOOV Coding and Robotics Kit Creates Innovators

A new coding and robotics kit for the innovators of tomorrow from Sony, KOOV comes with everything needed to start…

Svaha: Comfortable, Nerdy Clothes for Women—With Pockets!

Nerdy, nice looking clothes that break gender stereotypes, are comfortable and available for a wide range of sizes, AND they…

A Tinker Birthday Party: Making a Bristlebot

For his birthday, my son wanted to tinker together with his friends So we decided to have a "robot tinker…

GBBP 121: Emily Calandrelli

On this episode, we talk to Emily Calandrelli about what set her on a path toward scientific disciplines, STEM vs.…

Introduce STEM With Little Passports: Science Expeditions

Little Passports: Science Expeditions is a subscription service aimed at kids aged nine and up that introduces a new scientific…

Outdoor STEM With Fairy Houses!

I love this time of year! After a New Hampshire winter, it feels so good to shed those layers and…

UN International Day for Women and Girls in Science

Saturday, February 11th, is UN International Day for Women and Girls in Science. Check out ways to get involved in…

bionicTOYS Flex-Bricks: Because Nature Is Flexible

Nature is flexible which is why you should check out these LEGO compatible flex bricks now on Kickstarter. bionicTOYS are…

Hour of Code 2016: Unplugged to Fully Connected

The Hour of Code website, www.code.org, provides lessons ranging from no computer necessary to all online making Hour of Code…

Kickstarter Alert: ‘Science Wide Open’ Kids’ Science Books About Women

'Science Wide Open' is a set of three children's books about famous women in science. Divided into Chemistry, Biology, and…

Make Bath Time Educational with Tub STEM

I do not think you need to spend much money to have some STEM fun. My children have enjoyed STEM…

A Tinker Birthday Party: Making a Simple Alarm System

My son likes making and tinkering, and so do several of his friends. So we decided to have a "Tinker…

The Excited for Geek Girl Con 2016 Post

Geek Girl Con 2016 is just a couple of weeks away, and I can't wait because this will be my…

A Weekend of Family Fun at the Portland Mini Maker Faire

The Maker Faire is, of course, a celebration of STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, and math). Improbable machines, hands-on activities,…

Fostering a Love of Science in the Early Years

Early science education should be far more hands-on and fun. It's important to foster a love of science in the…

Ignite an Interest in STEM With Groovy Lab in a Box

With all the monthly box subscriptions available on the market these days it can be tough to choose. As an…

Robot Review: Making Wonder With Dash and Dot

Dash and Dot—Morse code for excellent robotics? Possibly so. Read my thoughts on this engaging duo that will inspire your…

New Book Is a Beautiful Tribute to the Trailblazing ‘Women in Science’

'Women in Science', a beautifully illustrated book of '50 Fearless Pioneers who Changed the World', releases today. We chat with…

Creation Crate: Explore STEM With an Awesome Monthly Project Box (Sponsored)

Looking for STEM-related kits you can do with your older kids? Check out Creation Crate!

Science and Technology Tailored to Tweens: StemBox

If you're looking for a STEM kit that dives deep into concepts, StemBox could be the box your tweens look…

The Science of Fiction: Mudbloods

Fiction is great for science. I might even contend that it is a necessary contributor of some of the greatest…

TROBO Brings Cuddling and STEM to the Screen-Time Generation

Meet TROBO the Storytelling Robot, a super soft, plush stuffed robot created to help kids between the ages of two…

K’nex Builds Interest In STEM

K'nex sets presented at Toy Fair have some issues, but earn a thumbs up from both mom and kids.

STEM Strewing

You can't go very far these days without hearing someone talk about STEM. Or STEAM. Or STREAM. Why is STEM…

10 Reasons You Need to Drop Everything and Build a Fort… Right Now

One time, as a child, I built a fantastic fort that withstood four New England winters. I was so proud…

Just Like Regular Camp, Only With Swords, Magic, and Monsters

You know how you're envious of your kids for growing up in an era of smartphones, DVRs, and Marvel comic…

Windows Notepad for Toddlers and Preschoolers

A child's distraction tactic launched my three-year-old daughter's reading, writing, and typing exploration. It can launch your child's journey as…