12 Best STEM Subscription Boxes For Kids 2023

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If you’re looking for a great way to maintain your children’s curiosity and attention, STEM subscription boxes can help. It’s not always easy to plan science experiments or hands-on learning activities for kids. These boxes manage the hard part for you and provide a learning experience for them in a single monthly package.  STEM boxes …

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Best STEM Toys For 9 To 10 Year Olds

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Playtime can be quite an educational experience for children when they play with the right toys. STEM toys promote creativity, increase hand-eye coordination and allow kids to develop critical thinking skills, among much more. The natural curiosity of kids can serve them well as they play their way to a greater understanding of science and …

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Tynker Review

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Tynker is a premium service that teaches children how to code and provides them with other valuable life skills. Coding is a fantastic way to express creativity, increase critical thinking, and prepare kids for the future. Technology is inevitably linked to the future, and children who learn how to code at Tynker will have an …

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20 Best STEM Books For Kids

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Schools around the world rely on STEM curriculums to give children practical, applicable knowledge and a path to lifelong success. Science, technology, engineering, and math encompass a large and growing career field for future generations. Introducing STEM concepts to kids at an early age through books can give them a chance to excel at these …

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Klutz Maker Lab Circuit Games Review

Klutz Maker Lab Circuit Games Review from The Maker Mom

This post is part of a sponsored campaign for Klutz. I received compensation for my participation, but my review and opinions are my own. Understanding the basics of circuitry is a key STEM skill. Makers should also be familiar with the basic elements of electronics, so I’m always on the lookout for new ways to introduce …

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Cozmo Robot Review

Cozmo Robot Review

As promised in my National Robotics Week post, I’ve got a review of Cozmo (affiliate link), an adorable AI- and personality-driven palm-sized robot. Anki’s PR team sent me the product for review. Created by three roboticists from Carnegie Mellon and designed with the input of Pixar artists and animators, Cozmo is endearing, engaging, and a bit (okay, …

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Mine for Power Gems (A DIY Operation Game)

Build a Minecraft-inspired DIY Operation Game with The Maker Mom!

Build a Minecraft-inspired DIY Operation Game with The Maker Mom!I’ve partnered with Bernzomatic to bring you another fun STEM project to keep you and your big kids busy over Spring Break. This time we’re making a sort of a DIY Operation game called Mine for Power Gems. As with the Fridge Fun Marble Run, this engaging project allows your kids to get crafty while building STEM knowledge and skills.

Get ready to fire your Bernzomatic ST500 Cordless Soldering Iron up again! The cool thing about a cordless soldering iron is that it’s portable. So you can solder on the go. As long as you can create a safe, well-ventilated workspace wherever you go, that is.

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