engineering toys for girls


My oldest son recently turned 7. Most of his gifts were Legos and Star Wars related, but one of his toys was a Hahaone robot. While we enjoyed spending time building the robot together, my son out-engineered me in an unexpected way! The Time my Son Out Engineered Me! Post […]

The Time my Son Out Engineered Me!


My kids got a lot of great learning toys this Christmas. None of them are your traditional “learning” toy though. One of their educational toys is one kids have been playing with since I was a kid. The toy is not traditionally thought of as educational, but while I watched […]

A Fun way to Teach Newton’s First Law of Motion


Most parents try to limit the amount of screen time their children have each day, but sometimes its hard to avoid. So much of our world is not the easiest for parents with little ones.  Weddings, restaurants, and church are just some of the places that require our kids to […]

9 Math Apps to Improve Your Child’s Math Skills



Late last year I decided to try out a Tinker Crate subscription box for my son.  He’s a very active kid both physically and mentally.  I thought the subscription box would be a great way to keep his mind active, while teaching him about engineering.  You can read all about […]

Exploring Polymers by Making Slime



One of my son’s birthday presents this year was a remote control car. After playing with my son for awhile, my husband decided he wanted to have one too, so they could play at the same time. But he didn’t just go buy a cheap little remote control car. He […]

Teach your kid to be a Materials Engineer!



One of  my first jobs out of college was at a manufacturing site (aka plant).  My major role as a mechanical engineer was to make sure the plant ran effectively and efficiently. One way I did this was by identifying equipment showing signs of wear, which meant they could break […]

Teach Your Kid to be a Mechanical Engineer!