STEM

Science Saturday:  Earth Science Books the Kids Will Love

Science Saturday: Earth Science Books the Kids Will Love

Lonely Planet Kids’ How Animals Build is a beautifully illustrated lift-the-flap hardback that explores the incredible world of animal architects. Children can open flaps and unfold spreads to discover amazing animal homes up high, underground, on land, and under the sea. From spider webs and rabbit warrens, to bird nests and ant colonies, and even coral(…)

Experiments with Straws

Experiments with Straws

Today is National Drinking Straw Day!  On January 3, 1888, Marvin C. Stone received the patent for the paper drinking straw.  In acknowledgment of that invention, each year on January 3, people across the nation observe National Drinking Straw Day. One way to celebrate Drinking Straw Day would be to spend the entire day drinking all(…)

Holiday Gift Guide:  Piper Computer Kit

Holiday Gift Guide: Piper Computer Kit

Looking for something for your game enthusiast this year?  Look no further than the Piper Computer Kit.  Your kids won’t just play with minecraft, they can build the computer to play it on. About the Product Inspire your kids to become the inventors of tomorrow! The Piper Computer Kit comes with everything you need to(…)

Holiday Gift Guide:  Marbelocity Make Kits

Holiday Gift Guide: Marbelocity Make Kits

Have a future engineer or architect in the house?  Why not consider a maker kit this holiday season.  Marbelocity has amazing kits where kids can build a mini skate park, coaster, and so much more.  One of our favorites is the Mini Skate Park Maker Kit. The satisfaction and pride of making your own kinetic(…)

Book A Day:  Hidden Wildlife

Book A Day: Hidden Wildlife

For the month of December, we will be featuring (at least) a book a day leading up to Christmas.  Start a Christmas tradition of reading a new book each day this month until Christmas Eve.  You can get books from the library or pick up new ones to add to your home library while you(…)

Book A Day: The Amazing Animal Atlas

Book A Day: The Amazing Animal Atlas

For the month of December, we will be featuring (at least) a book a day leading up to Christmas.  Start a Christmas tradition of reading a new book each day this month until Christmas Eve.  You can get books from the library or pick up new ones to add to your home library while you(…)