Engineering

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 – Creation Crate Subscription Box

Holiday Gift Guide – Creation Crate Subscription Box

The countdown for the holidays has begun and here at Mom-Spot we have amazing recommendations for this year’s gift giving.  Each day from now until Christmas Eve, we will be featuring a recommended toy, book, stocking stuffer or special gift for the kids, mom and dad and the other members of the family.  For a(…)

STEM Toys – Learn While Playing

STEM Toys – Learn While Playing

Summer may be over for most and that means back to school.  While kids are learning in the classroom, that doesn’t mean they need to stop learning at home.  We aren’t saying that they need to be studying all the time, but having fun and engaging toys that instill STEM skills in such a way that kids won’t(…)

Science Saturday:  Duct Tape Engineer

Science Saturday: Duct Tape Engineer

When you think of science, do you think of duct tape? My daughter who is a STEM aficionado sure does. After all, everything can be fixed with duct tape. Can just about anything be made with it too? Find out in this book of big, bigger, and epic duct tape projects. In Duct Tape Engineer–the(…)

5 Subjects to Encourage Your Kids to Study

5 Subjects to Encourage Your Kids to Study

When your kids go to school, they are exposed to a variety of interesting subjects that will make them well-rounded individuals who will be ready to enter the world of higher education and then the workforce. But there are also certain subjects, five of which are listed below, that you should encourage your kids to(…)