Engineering for kids


Dragons are big in our house right now. My oldest son is reading the Eragon series, and the young ones are huge Toothless fans. The youngest even roars like a dragon all day long! So when I decided to join other writers this month writing about storybook inspired science, I […]

Your own Draco Constellation using Fiber Optics – Storybook Science





I truly enjoy sharing my love of science and math with my kids. While I usually create activities for us to do together, I often gain inspiration from other STEM bloggers. Their creativity helps me share science experiments I wouldn’t have otherwise thought of, or different ways to teach my […]

Top STEM bloggers for the best STEM projects and activities


Christmas is only a couple of weeks away, and my family is reallying getting into the Christmas spirit right now. My three active little boys have been busy with all the fun the season brings! And since they all love STEM activities, what better way to prepare for Christmas than […]

30+ Christmas Activities for kids who Love STEM


In the year and a half I’ve taught preschool, I have learned play is essential to learning. Instead of flash cards and worksheets, kids learn the best when lessons are incorporated into play. When it comes to STEM education, toys do not always need to be an official STEM toys for […]

10 STEM Toys to Inspire Little Engineers




Our home town has a fun little group that hides painted rocks around town. Our little group shares our painted rock finds on Facebook, then re-hide the little treasures for someone else to enjoy. The boys and I have always wanted to paint some rocks to hide, instead of just […]

Caramel Apple Rock Painting Fall STEM Activity


Halloween will be here before we know it! Its time to get ready for all things spooky and scary. I don’t know about you, but not much is scarier than spiders (except maybe cockroaches)! With their eight eyes and eight legs, spiders strike fear in many of us. So lets […]

16 Spider STEM Activities and Science Experiments



On a family trip to New Mexico this summer, we saw a wind farm. My boys were curious how the windmills worked. I told them that the wind made the windmill turn, and the windmill was attached to  a generator that turned the movement into electricity. They were ok with […]

Wind Energy STEM Activity: Building your own model Windmill