Homeschooling is an incredible journey filled with choices, challenges, and the pursuit of providing the best education for our children. Integrating STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) education into our homeschooling routines often comes up in discussions, emails, and coaching calls. Many parents seek ways to prepare their children for success in these disciplines, whether due to specific state requirements or a genuine passion for STEM fields. But how can we do it sustainably, affordably, and without overwhelming ourselves or our kids?
In this blog post, we'll explore the world of STEM education and spotlight a fantastic resource, Kids Can CAD. This program embraces STEM and promotes creativity and problem-solving skills, making it an ideal addition to your homeschooling curriculum.
What Exactly is STEM?
Before diving into STEM education's benefits, let's clarify what STEM includes: Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. And here's a...
Efficiency is doing things right; effectiveness is doing the right things.
As a homeschooling mom, I appreciate GIGIL STEM kits as being both. It is efficient in delivering to my home a fun box with everything needed to complete several activities. There is no waste, just the necessary amount for each project, and I appreciate not having to run to the store and buy large quantities of items I only need one or a few of and then having to store the rest.
Educators create GIGL STEM kids for kids from Pre-K to 5th-grade ages. They contain hands-on activities, with a mixture of activity guides and instructions with video lessons. Each month explores a new theme in STEM.
As someone who focuses on the 3 R's for homeschooling, this is a perfect way to let my kids explore their interest and creativity in STEM-related areas.
Albert Einstein sums it up with his quote, "The whole of science is nothing more than a refinement of everyday thinking." The perfect win-win is allowing me to focus on...