Working on group projects. Getting along with siblings. That's cooperation, right? Not necessarily. What does it really mean to CO-operate, and how can you help children achieve it? More importantly, why do we need to teach such a skill?
What is... (Read More)
Even if your child only uses the English system in early elementary school, chances are good that they'll encounter and have a need to master the metric system at some point in their education. These chances increase if they go on to study in STEM... (Read More)
When you're brainstorming ideas for a science project - think LEGO®! Incorporating LEGO® Bricks into your experiment will make it more colorful and certainly more fun! They can play a small role or be prominently featured, but either way they'll... (Read More)
Kids are drawn to technology. It’s a fact, so we might as well find ways to embrace it and use it to their advantage! There are so many great apps and programs for learning, but have you considered some other ways to allow kids to be creative and... (Read More)
If your kids are like many, they have participated, at least briefly, in activities at school that expose them to coding. Hour of Code events are being held in schools all over the world. But, is it enough? According to a Gallup research study... (Read More)
Do you think your kids would like to use TOYS to learn MATH? Most do, and it’s a good thing! There are multitudes of math concepts for kids from preschool to high school, that can be explained or reinforced with the use of blocks and LEGO®... (Read More)
Does your child or teenager love puzzles? Building with blocks or LEGO® Bricks? Well, in addition to the fun they're having, their brains are also getting great benefits!
In addition to traditional jigsaw puzzles, a wide variety of other types... (Read More)
Learning should be meaningful and relevant. And FUN! We know that kids will remember more and will be more likely to continue pursuing a subject if it's exciting and interesting.
Some kids are hesitant to seek out STEM courses, workshops or camps... (Read More)
Sometimes don't we just feel more motivated than other times? Interest in work, school, home projects and more tend to ebb and flow, depending on other things we have going on in our lives. There are some key things we can do -- all year long -- to... (Read More)