Category Archive: Education

Makey Makey: A STEM Toy For Budding Inventors

Makey Makey is a fun and simple invention kit that gives children the possibility to really get creative and make STEM learning fun. Learning feels like playtime as kids play piano on bananas or use Play-Doh to control a Pac-Man video game on the computer. Makey Makey is a simple circuit board that lets you connect …

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Tips For Making The Most Of Financial Aid

This is part of a sponsored collaboration with The College Board and DiMe Media. However, all opinions expressed are my own.     I was the first one in my family to graduate from college and for our familia, as for many Latino families, going to college is part of that American dream. Back when …

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Sphero SPRK: Sparking Your Child’s Interest for Coding

Coding can be loads of fun with Sphero SPRK; this robotic ball can be controlled or programmed to do tons of fun tricks and will spark any child’s curiosity for coding, programing and STEM learning. The Sphero SPRK is one of the best STEM robotic toys available, this robotic ball will not only keep your …

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Dash Robot Review: The Best Robot Toy For Kids To Learn Coding

Dash robot is the perfect toy for parents looking for an education STEM toy for children that will teach them coding in a fun way. One of the most fun parts about Dash and what really sets him apart from other similar toy robots is not only that fact that he is very easy to …

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Circuit Scribe: A Creative STEM Toy

If you are looking for a great educational STEM toy for a creative child that is interested in learning about circuits and how electricity works circuit scribe is a great option! There are a few toys out there that teach kids about circuits and electricity but when it comes to letting kids get really creative …

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GeoSmart: A Smart Construction Toy That Teaches STEM

There’s just something about magnets that attracts curious little minds and GeoSmart has taken advantage of this by combining magnets and kid’s love for building to create bright colored geometric shaped magnetic construction sets. Kids will learn basic math concepts using different geometric shapes and the concept of magnetic attraction in different ways to build …

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Guide For Gifting Toys That Promote Creativity

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #BuildingWithYOXO #CollectiveBias PBS KIDS Build It Kits by YOXO are the ideal holiday gift. These earth friendly building sets let kids make free-form structures that go way beyond the typical block tower or castle and are recognized by Purdue University for …

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eBookPlaza A Great Education Tool For Bilingual Children

This is part of a sponsored collaboration ̊with the PreK12 Plaza. However, all opinions expressed are my own. #eBookPlaza #PlazaBilingue For our family maintaining the Spanish language alive has always been very important but as the kids grow older there is less and less time left for focusing on Spanish. As we rush from homework …

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Ozobot: The Best Toy to Learn Coding For Under $50

If you are looking for an affordable toy that will teach your kids STEM and get them excited about robotics, programing and coding the Ozobot is a great choice. This small robot introduces kids to the concept of coding through an easy color-based coding language. When it comes to robots many toys under $50 fall short …

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DIY Lava Lamp Tutorial: A Great STEM Activity For A Sick Day

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #Healthy4School #CollectiveBias These fun DIY lava lamps are an easy STEM project that is the perfect sick day activity to do with your kids. As the weather starts getting cooler we find ourselves in the middle of cold …

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