STEM

1-2-3 Build It! Promotes STEM play

1-2-3 Build It! Promotes STEM play

One of the things we are passionate about here at Mom-Spot is anything STEM or STEAM related. Today, we bring you a fantastic toy from Learning Resources – 1-2-3 Build It™ Car-Plane-Boat. Your budding engineer will love using these mix-and-match pieces to build three different modes of transportation—an airplane, a tugboat, or a car (one(…)

Get into STEM with Vex Robotics Zip Flyer

Get into STEM with Vex Robotics Zip Flyer

Vex Robotics Zip Flyer We love to tinker with gadgets at our house and if we can build it, all the better. We are also really into STEM and STEAM activities as there is a future engineer in the house who is looking at colleges. When HexBug offered to send along their Zip Flyer Launcher,(…)

Boredom Busters:  Spin-a-roo

Boredom Busters: Spin-a-roo

Summer is here and that means more time with the kids and more playdates with friends. We hope is also means more family playtime and game time. Today we are featuring a wonderful game of sorting and counting for the younger crowd. Spin-a-roo is recommended for Pre-K to 2nd grade children. The game can be(…)

Do you know who Grace Hopper was?

Do you know who Grace Hopper was?

It’s Science Saturday and we’ve got a great book for you today.  Do you know who Grace Hopper was? You can find out in this delightful story with beautiful illustrations. She is truly an inspiration! “If you’ve got a good idea, and you know it’s going to work, go ahead and do it.” The inspiring(…)

Just Add Sun:  Solar Oven Kit for Kids

Just Add Sun: Solar Oven Kit for Kids

Summer is a time of exploration and endless activities for the kids. Keep them from saying, “I’m Bored” this summer with this fun activity kit from Griddly Games.  This kit is eco friendly and easy to use.  Teach your kids the science of zero-emission solar energy as they use familiar items and learn more ways(…)

Let Your Kids Build Their Own Video Games with Bloxels

Let Your Kids Build Their Own Video Games with Bloxels

Bloxels is an innovative video game development platform that allows you to create your own video games. With easy-to-use physical and digital tools, the imaginative gaming worlds of young gamer’s come to life in a cool retro arcade style. They decide what the game looks like and configure how it is played. Your kids tell(…)