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Holiday Gift Guide – Creation Crate Subscription Box

Holiday Gift Guide – Creation Crate Subscription Box

In our house, we have a future Engineer and a kid that loves anything STEM related.  Finding great gifts for her can be challenging.  We’ve finally found a great option that is fun and useful! These kits are well made, well written and a great value for the projects that you receive. Creation Crate is a(…)

STEM for Science Saturday:  Wangari Maathai

STEM for Science Saturday: Wangari Maathai

Wangari Maathai: The Woman Who Planted Millions of Trees Wangari Maathai said, “Trees are living symbols of peace and hope.” The trees that she and her Green Belt Movement planted are more than symbols, they are the result of the hard work of the women Wangari enlisted to replant Kenya’s forests, replenish the wildlife, and(…)

Mad Libs The Game

Mad Libs The Game

Looking for a very funny game to play with the entire family?  How about an adult party game that is a bit more “on the edge?”  Look no further than Mad Libs – The Game! Mad Libs: The Game has been out for a little more than a year, and Looney Labs wanted to celebrate(…)

Let’s Make Messy Mixtures this Summer!!

Let’s Make Messy Mixtures this Summer!!

Summer vacation is right around the corner and it will only take days before some parents start hearing, “I’m bored!” Mix is up this summer with Crazy Concoctions:  A Mad Scientist’s Guide to Messy Mixtures.  It’s Madness!!! And wicked cool. Making a mess is generally frowned upon, but if you are learning important scientific principles(…)

Boredom Busters:  Word Games from Educational Insights

Boredom Busters: Word Games from Educational Insights

Summer always seems to be a big time for games in our house. We typically have Family Game Night on Friday night. In the summer, we play games on the back deck, take games to the pool and also when we travel. Games are such a great way to enjoy the nice weather and to(…)