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Arming Kids With Engineering Knowledge

Arming Kids With Engineering Knowledge

When I was in high school, one of my brother’s best friends said he was studying to be an engineer. It was fun to tease him about how we could envision him riding the rails with a conductor’s hat on. Of course, I was joking and ...
Sneaky Education: 25 Games for Teaching

Sneaky Education: 25 Games for Teaching

As we’ve said quite a few times, each Friday we attend a board game held meetup at one of the local colleges. It’s open to the public and anyone interested is welcome. We’ve been bringing the girls along since the first ti ...
Mega Giveaway Day 38 – Compose Yourself

Mega Giveaway Day 38 – Compose Yourself

With the release of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, we felt it was a perfect day the Day 38 prize of our holiday giveaway: Compose Yourself! We originally introduced you to this great program back in August. For those of you who missed the or ...
Mega Giveaway Day 27 – Just Add Milk Science Kit

Mega Giveaway Day 27 – Just Add Milk Science Kit

Day 27 of our holiday giveaway is filled with edutainment! Just Add Milk is a science kit, an activity kit and a craft all mixed into one. Featured in our list of gift ideas for younger kids, this kit is a perfect idea for making learning f ...
2015 Gift Guide: Toys for Younger Kids

2015 Gift Guide: Toys for Younger Kids

I’ll be the first to admit that even as an adult I like to receive gifts from Santa, but let’s face it, the holidays mostly revolve around the littlest people among us. We have given you a number of gift ideas including two guid ...
2015 Gift Guide: Toys for Older Kids

2015 Gift Guide: Toys for Older Kids

The holidays are quickly creeping up on us! Whether you are juggling end-of-year projects at work or shuttling kids to and from holiday activities, busy schedules make time fly even faster. We all scurry to take care of holiday decorations ...
Peptide Scientific Card Game Overview

Peptide Scientific Card Game Overview

You’ve probably come to realize we like to push the envelope with games and projects for our girls. We’re firm believers that there is a solid place in the world of math, science and engineering for both sexes. Whether they̵ ...
STEAM Toward New Role Models

STEAM Toward New Role Models

Role models are all around us: Teachers, advisers, instructors, athletes, coaches, musicians, clergy and even parents. Yet so often, the most common role models for our children show up on a screen somewhere. Movie, television and even YouT ...
The Cheapest Music Lessons Around

The Cheapest Music Lessons Around

While neither Nicole nor I have any musical talent to speak of, we’ve been fortunate to be blessed with two girls who not only enjoy listening to nearly every genre of music, but also love to learn new instruments. Both have been invo ...