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What are STEM Toys? And is STEM Good for Kids?

Joe Wolf Parents

What are STEM toys? While it might feel like we’re living in a year where time has ceased to function appropriately, our calendars don’t lie: the holidays have arrived. And even in a year as tiresome and encumbering as 2020, there’s no holding back Santa Clause. This holiday season, you can put Santa to shame and give your kids something …

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What’s the Best STEM Subscription Box for Kids?

Rebecca Gray Parents

Curious about a STEM subscription box for kids? There’s a lot of different monthly mailing services out there.  From Stitch Fix Kid’s fashion boxes to the Unicorn Dream Box subscription service for unicorn lovers (Yes –  that’s a real thing).  The options are varied and endless (and sometimes a little bit odd).  If you’re looking to commit to one for …

What You Can Expect When You Subscribe To Thimble

Liz About Thimble, Parents

We created Thimble to make engineering and computer science more accessible so that children (ages 10+) have the option to pursue an education or career in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). When you subscribe to a monthly or annual subscription to Thimble, you’re a part of an educational journey. This journey is built on a curriculum that teaches electronics, …

How to Make an Epic Lightsaber With Paper and LEDs

Oscar Pedroso Parents

Everyone knows what a light switch does, but do your kids know the science behind how the switch controls the light? Teach them the “how” while you have some fun with our lightsaber paper circuit tutorial, a DIY project that you and the kids can work on together! Project Length: 30-45 minutes Recommended for Ages: 10+ May the fourth be with …

STEM Activities For Kids This Summer!

Oscar Pedroso Parents

Summer is on the horizon, and it’s time to start thinking about what to do with the kids to keep them learning, entertained, and occupied while they’re on break! The good news is that there are plenty of activities out there to help foster your kids’ curiosity and build their interests in 21st-century skills in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and …