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Preschool Math Activities

Why should we start teaching math in preschool? Good question! Starting math early is just as important as teaching your child their alphabet.  And it’s not just simply teaching them to count to 10 but teaching them math. I was amazed when my daughter was able to count to More…

Standing in Two Time Zones – A Daylight Savings Dilemma

Standing in Two Time Zones – A Daylight Savings Dilemma… The Hoover Dam is located on the border of Nevada and Arizona. If a visitor enters the Hoover Dam from the Nevada side, he/she is in a Pacific Standard Time (PST) zone. By crossing the Nevada-Arizona state line in More…

How the Solar System Rug Helps Kids Understand STEM Subjects

Using the Solar System Rug to Help Kids Understand STEM Subjects 2020 might be remembered as the first year of a new decade. Sports fans might remember it as the year the Chiefs won the Superbowl. (After waiting 50 years, it was about time!) Others might look back and More…

Groundhog Day STEM activities

Punxsutawney Phil is a legendary groundhog in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania. On February 2nd of each year, the borough of Punxsutawney celebrates Groundhog Day with an all-day festival. On this day, Phil pays the town a visit by popping out of his burrow. The legend says if Phil sees his shadow, More…

Children having fun with puzzles

Children having fun with puzzles Did you know that the first jigsaw puzzle was created as a geography tool for children around 1760? When puzzles were first created, they were made of wood. Later, they were manufactured using cardboard.  Some companies have even introduced them into the classrooms in More…