What if learning to code a programming languages was like learning to speak a new language. Studies have shown that the earlier in life you are exposed to a language, the easier it is to learn the language later in life. So if you want your children to be comfortable […]

8 Baby Coding Books


Recently my boys and I used the engineering design process to design our own sprinkler system. After my son created a design we knew we could make, we designed to experiment with water flow and create a water experiment. Exploring How Water Flows through holes in a Pipe In one […]

Fun Water Experiment to Cool off in the Heat!


Its hot in Texas right now! But that really goes without saying considering its summer. Summer in Texas usually means you’re sequestered in your house, much like the Northeast during winter. But being cooped up all day with kids is a recipe for disaster. So one such hot day, the […]

Sprinkler Engineering Design Process for kids



Space amazes all kids. Even from a young age, the idea of space and all the stars, galaxies, and planets it comprised of was enough for me to get lost in my thoughts for hours. When my sister was in middle school, she was able to attend space camp, which […]

Rocket Science for Kids!


Summer in Texas has been pretty mild this year. Mornings have started in the mid 70s, getting up only to the low 90s by noon. That’s really cool for summer in Texas. My boys and I have been taking advantage of the “cooler weather”, and taking nature walks at local […]

Make the most of a Nature Walk with your kids!


Are you intimidated by the thought of STEM activities at home? My boys and I love getting hands on, and experimenting together. Most of our experiments do not even require a trip to the grocery store. A lot the activities we do together I pull together using ingredients we already […]

40+ STEM Activities for the Kitchen



About a year ago, my son and I ran an experiment with his favorite toy, beyblades. The spinning toy is still a favorite in our house, with the younger two boys joining in on the fun! For Christmas, we gave our oldest a beyblade type toy that had some difference […]

Beyblade Experiment: What affects Momentum?


It’s hard to believe Easter will be here soon. I still feel like Christmas was just last week! I need a little more motivation to get myself into the Easter spirit this year, so I created a list of STEM activities for the boys and I to do this week! […]

25+ Easter STEM Activities


After every Easter, our house has a plethora of empty plastic Easter eggs that I have NO idea what to do with. This year I came up with a great preschool STEM activity for my middle son. I used the leftover Easter eggs to make oobleck, slime, and dough using […]

Easter Egg STEM Activity



Our first Bitsbox was a great introducation to programming apps. A must try for kids interested in learning to code!

Our First Bitsbox Experience