Animals, Art Crafting, Holiday, Lake MetroParks, Nature, STEM Careers, STEM Resources

Lake Metroparks STEM Programs for Children and Families

For those that live in Northeast Ohio, Lake County Ohio's park system known as the Lake Metroparks has extensive STEM programs for children and families. They also have specific programs geared towards home school parents and children. Our family has greatly enjoyed the convenient, educational and fun programs that the Lake Metroparks system provides -… Continue reading Lake Metroparks STEM Programs for Children and Families

Experiments, Holiday, Tips and Tricks

Experimenting with Peeps

DISCLAIMER: I am an Amazon Associate and may earn from qualifying purchases made from the links in this post at no additional cost to you.  This past week, we experimented with some peeps in the kitchen! Many of the experiment ideas, I was able to find by just searching the internet, but we also improvised.… Continue reading Experimenting with Peeps

Experiments, Holiday, Tips and Tricks

Chocolate Covered Strawberry Science

On Valentines Day, we made chocolate covered strawberries. I decided to turn it into a science project to teach my kids about phase transformations and melting points. (This was also a great project for gross and fine motor skill development as well as learning to follow instructions.) Ingredients: Approximately 1 pound Strawberries (washed and dried)… Continue reading Chocolate Covered Strawberry Science

Cincinnati Museum Center, Dinosaurs, Experiments, Holiday, Museums, Nature, STEM Resources

The Cincinnati Museum Center has re-opened!

After more than two years of the main building being closed to the public for historical restoration and preservation, it recently reopened (in November 2018) and I got my first glimpse inside over the Thanksgiving holiday.

Animals, Experiments, Great Things about Space, Holiday, Math and Numbers, Nature, STEM Resources, STEM toys

My Complete List of STEM Buys for Ages 0-12 (updated 11/28/2018)

DISCLAIMER: I am an Amazon Associate and may earn from qualifying purchases made from the links above at no additional cost to you. To help you through the holidays, I've listed out some of my favorite STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) buys for kids 12 and under. Books are great gifts for the holiday,… Continue reading My Complete List of STEM Buys for Ages 0-12 (updated 11/28/2018)