Book Review, Reading STEMs Learning, STEM Resources

Reading STEM’s Learning: The Day the Crayons Quit

DISCLAIMER:  I am an Amazon Associate.  As an Amazon Associate, I may earn from qualifying purchases made using the links in this post at no additional cost to you. "The Day the Crayons Quit" is a story about a boy named Duncan who just wants to color with his box of crayons but what he… Continue reading Reading STEM’s Learning: The Day the Crayons Quit

Creative Starter Kit, OSMO, Programming and Coding, STEM Resources, STEM toys

“Mo” STEAM, “Mo” Learning, and “Mo” Fun with Osmo!

I was recently gifted the Osmo Creative Starter Kit. Osmo is a hands on Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math (STEAM) based software program for kids ages 5 - 12. Three games are included in the creative starter kit! Click to read more about what we thought of them!

Experiments, Holiday, Inexpensive and Versatile, STEM Resources, Tips and Tricks

Recycle Crayons into New Shapes!

Do you have lots of crayons that need to be recycled? You can recycle them yourself in a fun new useable shape! Crayons are made out of paraffin wax. When heated, the wax reaches its melting point and melts into the new shape of the mold you choose. Once they harden... ta da! A new crayon shape!

Art Crafting, Experiments, Inexpensive and Versatile, STEM Resources

Bring the Color in with Crayon Sun Catchers!

We love crayons in our home and use them daily! We have been collecting our broken crayons for several months and we decided to use them for some fun STEAM projects at home. One of our recent projects was inspired by the book in my Reading STEMs Learning Series entitled, 'The Crayon Man'. We created these fun STEAM sun catchers with crayon shavings and wax paper!

Camp Curiosity, Great Lakes Science Center, Northeast Ohio, STEM Camps, STEM Resources

Virtual STEM Camp Engages Curiosity, Creativity and Fun!

What do you look for in a virtual camp for your child?  I look for fun, engaging, interactive camps that allow for a little bit of individualized attention and opportunities for my child to express herself!  The #CampCuriosity at Home virtual STEM camp presented by the Great Lakes Science Center was all of those things and more!   My kindergartener loved all aspects of this virtual camp - the creativity, the fun, the problem solving, the socialization and the individualized attention!  Read more in my blog post!