Do you have a future little astronaut, astronomer, or rocket scientist at home that is just bursting with excitement about all things space related? Here’s a fun activity that will make them ‘over the moon’ excited!
Full House - An Invitation to Fractions is a book about a woman named Miss Bloom who runs an inn. She loves hosting visitors and throughout the day she welcomes new charming characters to her inn until all the rooms are filled. In the middle of the night, Miss Bloom finds all the visitors eating dessert together in the kitchen, where she discovers a delightful surprise. Read more about my thoughts on this book!
This post is all about another newly released game in the series called Math Wizard and the Fantastic Food Truck! So let's 'taco' 'bout it because it's kind of a big 'dill'!
I am excited to introduce Sakina Fakhruddin, who is a computer engineer and the founder and CEO of Codinu.
Science Olympiad (SO) recently released their Signature Science kits for Elementary kids (grades K-6)! We were given the opportunity to check out one of their 10 kits called "Bottle Music". Click to read more!
I am so excited to share more information with my followers regarding a wonderful STEAM based program in Ohio for kids grade K-12! I am also pleased to introduce Robin Hilsmeier, who is the Executive Director of the Ohio Invention League, as my guest blogger for this post! If you have never heard of the Ohio Invention League, definitely spend some time reading through her post and checking out the additional resources below! For background, I 'met' Robin briefly (virtually) during a STEAM working group in Northeast Ohio late last year and we connected regarding Ohio's Invention Convention or Invention League! It is such neat program for kids. I asked if she would be willing to help share all the details on my blog! If your child would like to participate the deadline to register this year is February 15.
Middle school and High school parents and educators - Science Olympiad Foundation has an incredible FREE program for STEM loving kids to participate in from home! Check out my latest article with Northeast Ohio Parent to learn more!https://www.northeastohioparent.com/blogger/science-olympiad-offers-an-at-home-stem-experience-with-my-so/ -Kristen
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!
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!
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!