Experiments

Cool Projects with Smithsonian Maker Lab

Cool Projects with Smithsonian Maker Lab

Welcome to Science Saturday.  Here at Mom-Spot, we love STEM and projects you can do at home.  Today, we’d like to introduce you to a fantastic book from DK – Smithsonian Maker Lab.  With this book you can build, invent, create and discover. The materials for all of the activities are easy to get and(…)

101 Coolest Simple Science Experiments

101 Coolest Simple Science Experiments

Perform Mind-Blowing Science Experiments at Home! You’ll have the time of your life conducting these incredible, wacky and fun experiments with your parents, teachers, babysitters and other adults. You’ll investigate, answer your questions and expand your knowledge using everyday household items. In this book, kids are prompted with a scientific question and then follow detailed(…)

Fun STEM Books to Encourage Summer Learning

Fun STEM Books to Encourage Summer Learning

Summer means free time to play and explore.  Here are a few STEM based books to keep your kids reading and learning this summer.  Special thanks to The Innovation Press for recommending these books and sending a copy over to us to check out.  All opinions in this post are ours. Zoey and Sassafras:  Dragons and(…)

Little Passports Science Expeditions

Little Passports Science Expeditions

We have a very strong passion here at Mom-Spot for any and all STEM activities.  My daughter has been in to science from the time she was able to walk.  We’ve done science experiments in the kitchen, basement, outside, at Grandma’s House – you get the idea.  It’s a part of our life!  Imagine how(…)

An engaging introduction to electronics,  packed with hands-on projects

An engaging introduction to electronics, packed with hands-on projects

Electronics for Kids, a new book from No Starch Press, feeds youngsters’ natural curiosity about electronics through fun, hands-on projects; colorful illustrations; and beginner-friendly instructions. Electronics for Kids (No Starch Press, $24.95, 328 pp., July 2016) features projects like an electronic coin tosser, an electromagnet, an electric motor, an intruder alarm, a musical instrument, a(…)