STEM activities


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




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


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




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



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