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Life Changing Books For Kids 2017

When I watch my child decide on the book we are going to read next, I can’t stop but reflect on my childhood. I quickly go into a reminiscent space where I recall the books that I used to pick for my parents to read for me. A lot of good memories were built then, and I have come to realize that it’s important that she reads some really important life-changing books that will help in molding her outlook towards […]

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Don’t Invest In Your Child in 2017 Until You Have Read This

When I watch my child enthusiastically page through one of her favorite books, full of wonder and awe and I think to myself that I need to get more books into her hands. I then realize that building a library collection for her maybe one of the biggest gifts that’s I can give her. Well, of course, right up there with love, kisses, and support. Emilie Buchwald once said, “Children are made readers on the laps of their parents.” And […]

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Happy Holidays – Giveaway Included!

Happy Monday Everyone! I can hardly believe that it is Christmas this weekend already! The school holidays are upon us and I hope you have enjoyed the STEAM/STEM activities on my blog and in my book. If you haven’t got to them yet, do take a look around as there are many that you can enjoy together with your kids these holidays. STEAM AHEAD: DIY FOR KIDS is starting a blog tour today with RABT book tours . The tour will […]

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Make your Dancing Doll using Motor and Circuit Design

Motors and circuits are so much fun that I can’t stop building more and more toys everyday. It amazes me, how little things can be assembled together and made into delightful toys. The Dancing Ballerina was always on my mind and I finally made it… This is what you will need: First, we need to make the circuit. Connect the battery to the motor and the switch to the motor. Then connect the switch and the battery. The motor should run […]

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Christmas Hack: Build your Dance Pad!

Christmas is the time to sing and dance, make merry and have lots of fun with friends and family. What if we could bring few extra smiles by building our own dance pads and dancing with family? Light up a heart with each tab and dance away to glory. This is how you could easily build one at home. Check out the video for more details:

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How to make your LED Dangling Fairy

With the festivity in the air, make your LED dangling fairy in few steps and light up every nook and corner of your house. Fun to do with kids and an amazing way to teach them about circuits and electricity.   Materials: 2 LEDs Fairy template  Tape 2 x 3v Coin battery Glue Thread to make the fairy hang     STEP1: Print and cut out 2 Fairies from the template below. STEP2: Take one LED and one 3v coin battery. […]

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5 REASONS WHY TINKERING IS CRUCIAL FOR KIDS OF THIS CENTURY

Did you know that it is absolutely essential for kids of the 21st century to spend time building, making and tinkering? Tіnkеrіng іѕ аbоut hаndѕ-оn еxреrіеnсеѕ, lеаrnіng through explorations аnd unѕtruсturеd tіmе tо create. Through the processes оf еxрlоrаtіоn аnd іnvеntіоn lіеѕ the роtеntіаl fоr innovation, which is necessary in today’s world. It hеlрs сhіldrеn undеrѕtаnd how thіngѕ аrе mаdе, enables сhіldrеn to еxрlоrе аnd tеѕt ideas, and find better ѕоlutіоnѕ tо сurrеnt problems. Whаt dо уоu do whеn you […]

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