Making An Automaton Is Easy

Automaton kits make it easy for families to create robots and learn mechanics! By Dani Camarena What is an automaton? It’s a mechanical object that self-operates once set into motion. Think of the automaton in the book, The Invention of Hugo Cabret. This machine could write on paper, which Hugo wanted to repair and get back into motion. Or how about those Transformers? Those are […]

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Let’s Talk Chocolate

Let’s take a Deep Dive Into the World of Chocolate By Keri McWhorter Yes, that’s right, chocolate! I’m not a chocolatier, confectioner, or professional chocolate taster. I haven’t traveled the world in search of the best; I just simply LOVE chocolate. And because of my obsession, I have tried a lot of different kinds. As a young child, I lived out in the farmlands of

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Search for Treasure in Every Day

Having fun as a family without the screens By Stephanie Wildman Screens are everywhere in modern life. From television to smart phones to computers, children see us engaging with screens. Naturally, children want to know what screens are about and want to watch, too. Screens are everywhere in modern life. From television to smart phones to computers, children see us engaging with screens. Naturally, children

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Top 10 Books to Celebrate Love

Cuddle up with your little ones and enjoy these books full of love. By Dr. Shawna Della Cerra Love isn’t just romantic: it comes in many different forms, all of which deserve to be celebrated! So, I’ve gathered together the TOP 10 BOOKS to celebrate all kinds of LOVE. This is a selection of love-themed reads that are perfect for gifting on Valentine’s Day and

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Top 10 Winter Books You’ll Want to Curl Up with Again and Again

The merriest winter books that will fill your heart with a heaping helping of holiday cheer! By Shawna Della Cerra, Ed.D Tis the season we’ve all been waiting for… it is holiday book time! When our days are spent endlessly shuffling the kids into and out of their coats, mittens, and boots, trying to plan how to safely enjoy our most beloved Christmas traditions, doing

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