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Magna-Tiles are the original 3-D building block. They are great for engaging both engineering & creative thinking! Every year, we write up about a few great Black Friday deals that we're tracking to help you with your own holiday shopping research. We write these because they are our own family's holiday list, so if I'm...

Let’s face it: Kids need things to entertain them during breaks from school. As tempting as it can be to let them spend their off days watching TV or playing video games, it’s best to keep them busy with guided activities that offer an educational component. We know that no parent wants to force their...

Sometimes you don't have enough time to do a full experiment during class. But, you still want to be able to demonstrate the lesson! All of these science experiments can be done in about 5 minutes! Plus, you likely already have everything you need to do them. If you don't have everything you need, all...

Five-year-olds are enthusiastic learners and problem solvers. At this age, they are learning to count, starting basic addition/subtraction, and telling time. This is an age where their enthusiasm for problem-solving should be encouraged! You can help develop their STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) knowledge in a fun way with educational toys for 5 and 6...

This one isn't as STEM related as most of our projects, but I think it's such a cool craft! We recently made these mini terrarium necklaces when learning about the water cycle. I still had tons of these tiny jars, so I was brainstorming other possible projects to do with these jars. That's when we...

These adorable mini terrarium necklaces are so easy to make. Best of all - the supplies are cheap. This craft puts both the "Science" and "Art" in STEAM. Incorporate this art project in a lesson about water cycles. Terrariums are the perfect example and opportunity to see evaporation at work. (We'll dive into the science behind...