Are you looking for a great gift idea for the Tween in your life? Toysmith offers several educational STEM kits from its 4M line that encourage future scientists and builds confidence through a wide range of products from robotics and fossil digging to crystal growing and beyond. Here are three 4M kits that future scientists and engineers will love to get their hands on: Crystal Growing Experiment Kit ($19.99): Perfect for young scientists, the Crystal Growing Experiment Kit offers … [Read more...]
My First Lab has Great Kids Microscope!
Do your kids love when learning is fun? I know my kids do. I love when kids products can keep them busy and teach them. Thankfully, both my kids love science and nature. When we had the chance to review a kids microscope, I knew they'd be excited. If you have a child in elementary through high school in the house, a professional grade microscope at a budget-friendly price is a wonderful investment for the whole family. My First Lab’s array of fully assembled microscopes puts the focus on … [Read more...]
Unique Building Sets the Kids Will Love!
My son loves building toys. He loves to create buildings for his cars and toys to play on. When a toy can keep him busy for 30 minutes+ on his own, I am pleased too. He really does keep himself entertained far better than his sister ever did. He is currently loving his new unique building set from Strictly Briks. He is so happy when he creates something that works well and looks great. I love seeing his enthusiasm! Do your kids love building toys? Strictly Briks - Unique Building Sets I … [Read more...]
Awesome STEM Education with Little Medical School Kits
My two kids both love role playing in the medical field. Bring on the white coat and stethoscope and they are happy! That’s the same vision behind Little Medical School’s launch of a retail line of kid-size healthcare wear, gear and activity items and they align perfectly with the need for more STEM products. These educational tools are irresistible to curious kids. I should know -- mine LOVE it. What is STEM Education In a world that’s becoming increasingly complex, where success is driven … [Read more...]
GeoSmart’s Magnetic Construction Kit: Lunar Rover
Kids as young as 5 years old will be enjoying a STEM lesson without even realizing it. Little engineers will be drawn to the brightly colored pieces that transform triangles and squares into a moving Lunar Rover ($49.99). Magnetism is a force that pulls or pushes. Youngsters are naturally attracted (pardon the pun) to magnetic construction sets for the simple pleasure of problem solving. Does this end fasten to this piece? The benefits of this delightful play are unlimited: creative … [Read more...]
Increase STEM Learning with My.Future Platform
This post was sponsored by the Boys & Girls Club of America as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central. My kids are growing up in an amazing technologically advanced world. I can't even compare it to my own childhood play or education. They both quickly pick up technology; it never ceases to amaze me! Did you know that by 2018 there will be more than 8 million STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) jobs in the U.S.? It is estimated that 3 million of those jobs … [Read more...]
STEM Is Fun: Space Racers Parent and Educator Toolkit
From popular children’s television show Space Racers comes the Parents & Educator’s Toolkit. Developed in cooperation with WNET Education, the toolkit includes a: DVD with 13 animated episodes 4 live-action segments CD-ROM filled with corresponding STEM Lesson Plans and Family Activities These resources are ideal for kids in grades Pre-K through 3rd grade. And the best part? As if the content wasn't enough to wow you - it is only $14.99! Can you believe how affordable that … [Read more...]