Getting your child excited about STEM

How To Get Your Kids Excited About STEM Careers

As a mom of teens, I understand how important it is to provide our children with opportunities to explore their interests and find things they are  passionate about. STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) careers offer immense potential for growth and development, but many kids and teens may not be aware of the benefits of … Read more

DIY Wiggle Robot and other Fun Hands-On STEM Projects for Kids

Fun Hands-On STEM Projects for Kids

This post was written by me through an activation with HireInfluence on behalf of 4-H. Although I received compensation for participating in the campaign, all thoughts and opinions are my own. These fun STEM activities for kids are easy and fun for you to do with your kids and they are a fantastic way to … Read more

Best Books for Building and Programming with LEGO Mindorstoms EV3

Best Books for Building and Programming with LEGO Mindstorms EV3

The LEGO Mindstorms EV3, originally developed at MIT, has revolutionized the way we think about robotics making it possible for kids to create, build and control their own LEGO robots. With LEGO Mindstorms EV3 you can progressively learn about various areas of robotics and the intuitive icon-based drag-and-drop programming interface is easy and fun to … Read more

Makey Makey

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 … Read more

Sphero SPRK

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 … Read more

draw circuits

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 … Read more

GeoSmart Mars Explorer

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 … Read more