Science

STEM for Science Saturday:  Inventor’s Secret

STEM for Science Saturday: Inventor’s Secret

With one secret and two friends, the world was changed forever. Thomas Edison and Henry Ford started off as insatiably curious tinkerers. That curiosity led them to become inventors–with very different results. As Edison invented hit after commercial hit, gaining fame and fortune, Henry struggled to make a single invention (an affordable car) work. Witnessing(…)

Inspiring a Love of Reading Together with Science and Math

Inspiring a Love of Reading Together with Science and Math

We present a lot of books here at Mom-Spot as we have a passion for literacy as well as STEM.  Today, we wanted to introduce you to one of our favorite publishers as they share the same passion – Arbordale Press.  They are on a mission to inspire a love of reading together with science(…)

Books for Budding Environmentalists

Books for Budding Environmentalists

Here’s our roundup of books for budding environmentalists who celebrate our lovely planet and think about how we can protect it! Pedal Power – How One Community Became the Bicycle Capital of the World Cycling rules the road in Amsterdam today, but that wasn’t always the case. In the 1970’s, Amsterdam was so crowded with(…)

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(…)

A Bedtime Tale About the Moon

A Bedtime Tale About the Moon

If you have been a reader of Mom-Spot for any amount of time, you know were fans of books and reading.  We love working with our many publishers to see what is coming to the market and what is new in books. DK Books has a phenomenal new book coming out on September 5th, Good(…)

Family Game Night with Dr. Microbe

Family Game Night with Dr. Microbe

Family Game Night is a tradition in our house.  Doesn’t matter if there is a holiday or the kids are having a sleepover, FGN goes on rain or shine, sleet or snow.  One of our favorite manufacturers of games is Blue Orange.  They have the most interesting games!  One of their newest, Dr. Microbe is(…)