Articles About STEAM

Dr. Livingston’s Anatomy Jigsaw Puzzle Overview

Dr. Livingston’s Anatomy Jigsaw Puzzle Overview

If you follow along with our Thrift Treasure series every Sunday, you already know that we’ve spent a few hours putting together puzzles lately. Last Sunday’s article shared some history of jigsaw puzzles as Scott told about a h ...
Senstroke Drum Sensor Kit Overview

Senstroke Drum Sensor Kit Overview

I started playing my first musical instrument when I joined the school orchestra in fourth grade, which was seven years ago. I picked cello, only because the person demoing it was playing the Star Wars theme. In sixth grade, I picked u ...
Preparing to Attend A College Fair

Preparing to Attend A College Fair

It seems like just yesterday that I was waving as Madison boarded the bus for preschool. But it was far from yesterday… it was August 2007. So much of what we did back then was a first. I tried to start making a list of those early &# ...
Potato Pirates Card Game Overview

Potato Pirates Card Game Overview

If you haven’t heard our mantra before, we’ll say it again – “All kids should learn coding or programming.” It doesn’t matter if they are destined to be programmers, engineers or even anything that has to ...
These Gift Ideas Prove S.T.E.M Doesn’t Mean Boring

These Gift Ideas Prove S.T.E.M Doesn’t Mean Boring

Even before I was a parent, I was torn on what types of gifts to purchase for birthdays, holidays, weddings and other celebrations. I seldom asked for a list of preferred items because it was more important for me to find a gift that showca ...
Things to Know When Your Student Joins Orchestra

Things to Know When Your Student Joins Orchestra

Have you ever felt like a fish out of water when your child has expressed an interest in joining some club, sport or activity? That’s exactly how I felt five years ago when Madison decided she wanted to join the school orchestra. Neit ...
Back to School – CODE Programming Game Series

Back to School – CODE Programming Game Series

The end of August brings a lot of things. Hotter temps, vegetable harvests, slightly-yellow leaves and rain (especially if you live in Houston). It also signals the beginning of back-to-school season, and this year is a very special one in ...