Creative people are able to think about things from multiple perspectives, tackle problems without the confines of tradition, and tend to be more willing to take intellectual risks. How can we, from an early age, foster the creativity that will help... (Read More)
The season of gratitude and giving is upon us. While we should always express our appreciation for those who are important to us, our efforts tend to be concentrated during this season. So, why not do something a little extra special for parents... (Read More)
Even if your child only uses the English system in early elementary school, chances are good that they'll encounter and have a need to master the metric system at some point in their education. These chances increase if they go on to study in STEM... (Read More)
The season of gift giving is getting closer, and with some advance planning and creativity, you can make this year’s presents meaningful, practical and fun! Rather than giving a present that will sit, unused, give one that will encourage the... (Read More)
Find yourself with some free time on the weekend and don’t want to waste it? There are plenty of ways you can engage with your kids and do some projects that are fun AND educational!
Want to really impress your kids? Build a robot with them ... (Read More)
When you're brainstorming ideas for a science project - think LEGO®! Incorporating LEGO® Bricks into your experiment will make it more colorful and certainly more fun! They can play a small role or be prominently featured, but either way they'll... (Read More)
Your toddler or teen may or might not grow up to be a scientist. Even so, developing scientific thinking skills at a young age will help them with early learning, later in school, and eventually in whatever profession they choose! You can help your... (Read More)
"What can I dooooooo?"
You'll never hear that complaint of boredom ever again with a bit of creativity and planning. One fun way to quell the question is to create a Boredom Jar. This site has a great list of ideas, but it's best to adjust the... (Read More)
If your kids are like many, they have participated, at least briefly, in activities at school that expose them to coding. Hour of Code events are being held in schools all over the world. But, is it enough? According to a Gallup research study... (Read More)