We're surrounded by computers! Besides our phones and laptops, we have computers in our cars, computers in our washing machines, computers in our dishwashers, and computers in our thermostats. Because computers are everywhere, it's useful for everyone to understand at least the basics of how computers think. Turing Tumble makes teaching computer logic fun for all ages! This … [Read more...] about Teaching Computer Logic with Turing Tumble
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3Doodler's new Robosumo kit is a fun way to introduce kids to robotics. The kit allows children to try 3D printing robots. Learn more about the 3Doodler Start pen we used for this project. It's a fantastic 3D printing tool that is safe for children ages 6. The 3Doodler Start pen uses low temperature filament so that even the 3D printing tip is safe to touch! 3D … [Read more...] about 3D Printing Robots: 3Doodler Robosumo Review
Get kids thinking about design with this Design a Shoe printable STEAM activity for kids. This post also includes more fun activities for classic tales to keep kids thinking and learning. The Elves and the Shoemaker Activity: Design Shoes I put together a simple shoe design printable for the kids. and handed it to my girls. Five-year-old Anna painted red high … [Read more...] about The Elves and the Shoemaker Activity: Design Shoes
My 11-year-old came up with this challenge to design the best treehouse ever after reading Lisa Graff's Book, The Great Treehouse War. Check out the treehouses my kids designed, and Emma's review of the book. Design a Treehouse Challenge for Kids My bookworm daughter Emma designed her dream treehouse after reading Lisa Graff's The Great Treehouse … [Read more...] about Creative Challenge For Kids: Design The Best Treehouse Ever!
Learn why Cubetto is the best way for kids to learn to code. This brilliantly simple toy teaches kids to think like programmers! Sponsored post. Our family lives in California's Silicon Valley, where personal computers took off and every other millennial seems to be working for a tech startup. My kids learn programming in school alongside math, reading, social studies, … [Read more...] about Why Cubetto is the Best Way for Kids to Learn to Code