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STEM Books for Science Saturday: Magnificent Thing

The Most Magnificent Thing Award-winning author and illustrator Ashley Spires has created a charming picture book about an unnamed girl and her very best friend, who happens to be a dog. The girl has a wonderful idea. She is going to make the most MAGNIFICENT thing! She knows just how it will look. She knows(…)

Delicious and Purrfect New Picture Books for Summer

Delicious and Purrfect New Picture Books for Summer

The Case of the Stinky Stench Join Lady Pancake and Sir French Toast on their next adventure, as our favorite foodie friends solve a smelly mystery in THE CASE OF THE STINKY STENCH by Josh Funk! Sir French Toast’s nephew, Inspector Croissant, begs him and Lady Pancake for help in finding the source of a(…)

Wildlife Picture Books for Kids

Wildlife Picture Books for Kids

What kid isn’t fascinated by wildlife and nature. There are so many animals to learn and read about. Here are some of our favorite picture books feature wildlife. Jump, Little Wood Ducks If you were born high up in a tree, would you jump to the ground? That’s what Wood Ducks are supposed to do,(…)

Get into STEM with Vex Robotics Zip Flyer

Get into STEM with Vex Robotics Zip Flyer

Vex Robotics Zip Flyer We love to tinker with gadgets at our house and if we can build it, all the better. We are also really into STEM and STEAM activities as there is a future engineer in the house who is looking at colleges. When HexBug offered to send along their Zip Flyer Launcher,(…)

Habits of Effective Online Students

Habits of Effective Online Students

In recent articles, we’ve covered a number of aspects about online degrees. It is easy to see why big universities are now opening their distance learning programs to more students. On the other side of the coin, students are also actively choosing online courses for the extra flexibility and value they offer. The one misconception(…)

Let’s Do Yoga – Books For Children

Let’s Do Yoga – Books For Children

Mommy and Me Yoga classes seem to be popping up all over. With a new found interest in this area, we figured why not share a few adorable books that might just ignite the passion in your child for yoga. Great books to read aloud or get the family moving. Downward Mule A fantastic book(…)