1. Review of the Turing Tumble - An awesome STEM toy!

    Several months ago, a video caught my attention on Instagram. It was a fascinating educational toy for kids that featured tiny marbles being "handed" down a track through a series…

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  2. 40 Old-Fashioned Skills that Kids Need to Know TODAY!

    Our world has gone digital, but there are so many analog life skills that our kids still NEED! It's no secret that life has changed in the past 25 years.…

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  3. Design Beautiful Perler Bead Snowflakes

    Kids of all ages will enjoy these Perler bead SNOWFLAKE PATTERNS!  I've got several patterns for kids to make, and hopefully these will also inspire kids to design their own…

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  4. Stained Glass LEGO Building Challenge

    Kids will love creating stained glass projects with LEGO® bricks!  This is a fun spin on a LEGO® building challenge that kids will really enjoy, and there are so many…

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  5. LEGO Snowflakes Building Challenge

    Here's a fun winter building challenge for kids!  How many different snowflakes can you create with LEGO® bricks? (It's more than you'd think!) Before getting started, gather your pieces.  Look…

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  6. Brighten up winter with colorful origami paper snowflakes!

    Cheer up a dreary winter day with this colorful paper snowflake project!  Paper snowflakes are even more fun in bright colors.  We used a pack of origami paper, which was…

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  7. 15 Card Games that are Perfect for Your Next Family Game Night

    Here's a collection of 15 fun games to play with a deck of cards! These are card games that kids can learn and families can play together. One thing to…

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  8. How to Fold and Cut Gingerbread Men Snowflakes

    Here's a fun snowflake variation that is ADORABLE and surprisingly easy to make! Use brown construction paper to make gingerbread men snowflakes. Your completed snowflake will have 6 cute gingerbread…

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  9. Marbles and Play Dough STEM Challenge

    Build a marble run with an unlikely material... play dough! There are actually two STEM challenges with marbles and play dough in this post, and they are both a ton…

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  10. Awesome Game Ideas for a Dude Perfect Style Birthday Party

    Gresham turned 12 last week, and we had an amazingly fun birthday party with several of his friends. All of our boys love to watch Dude Perfect videos, and we…

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