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 have always loved rain. I love the sound of rain as it hits the roof. I love the smell of rain, and how it refreshes the air. But most of all, I love the rainbow that comes after the rain. My middle son also loves rainbows, so I wanted […]

Make a Rainbow using one of the Properties of Water


Looking for some fun activities to do this St. Patrick’s Day? Try some of these great activities to add some learning to your St.Patrick’s day! St. Patrick’s Day STEM Activities! Leprechaun STEM Activities Leprechaun Rocks – Fun St. Patrick’s Day Chemistry ExperimentHide the Leprechaun’s treasure in a rock, then use […]

25+ St. Patrick’s Day STEM Activities



Try this Volcano Experiment for a STEAM activity and Chemistry Experiment in one!
My oldest had his birthday party a couple of weeks ago. His grandparents know he LOVES science (like his mommy and dad), so all of his presents had something to do with science. This past weekend, we had some time to dig into one, and decided to open the volcano […]

The Anti-Climatic Volcano Experiment



I believe most people over-think STEM supplies. They look to technology to fill STEM classes, and have the best tablets and apps available for kids to learn. But the truth is, you don’t really need all the fancy technology to explore STEM. To me, STEM is about improving problem solving, […]

My Favorite STEM Supplies



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


My husband and I met in college, both pursuing mechanical engineering degrees. Little did I know, he was also a very talented artist. He actually started college in fine arts, then transferred to engineering the same year I started college. Now he dabbles in his art after his full time […]

Appearing Snowflake: A Winter Activity for Kids


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