Karen Walsh

LEGO Education’s BricQ Motion: Purposeful Analog Learning for a Digital Steam World

LEGO Education once again gives us the solution to the learning problem we didn't know we had with its BricQ…

January 5, 2021

Planning a Virtual Animal Crossing Party for the Pandemic Holidays

Tips for organizing a "virtual" party in Animal Crossing: New Horizons for a socially distanced pandemic holiday season.

December 2, 2020

White Parents: “Teach Your Children Well” to Understand Anti-Racism

White parents, this is an open letter to you from another white parent. I'm a white mother of a white…

June 6, 2020

Why ‘Animal Crossing’ Is the Game We Needed Right Now

'Animal Crossing' is a game that can reduce stress in clearly definable ways, making it the game we all need…

April 18, 2020

5 Ways to Decolonize Your Child’s Education From Home

Five resources for parents looking to decolonize their children's education and keep the kids busy at the same time.

April 5, 2020

LEGO MiniMasters 6: Celebrating Women’s History Month

LEGO MiniMasters 6: Women's History Month gives resources for kids to learn about famous women, then design a build based…

March 23, 2020

LEGO MiniMasters 5: Volume Vehicle

LEGO MiniMasters 5: Volume Vehicle focuses on planning a vehicle, telling a story, and finding the volume of the vehicle.

March 20, 2020

LEGO MiniMasters 4: Area Arena

Kids love LEGO. Why not inspire their creativity with it while they're home with nothing to do?

March 19, 2020

LEGO MiniMasters 3: Estimation Station

LEGO MiniMasters Challenge 3: Estimation Station focuses on planning a space station, estimating bricks needed, and resiliency.

March 18, 2020

LEGO MiniMasters 2: Community

With this challenge, you need to design community out of bricks and minifigures. Your community can be anywhere—space, Earth, fantasy…

March 17, 2020

LEGO MiniMasters 1: Ecosystem

Home with the kids for the foreseeable future?? Karen provides us a daily dose of LEGO Builds that will keep…

March 16, 2020

4 Reasons Tweens and Teens Should See ‘Jagged Little Pill: The Musical’

If you're a huge Alanis fan, then you're probably one of those people questioning whether or not a musical based…

March 14, 2020

The Coronavirus Survival Survival Guide

Things are getting real here in the US, and having everyone home all together while trying to stay sane and…

March 13, 2020

LEGO Education: A Real-World Case Study in Philadelphia

Paula Don, from the Philadelphia school district, proves that all schools can implement LEGO Education's hands-on learning principles.

February 4, 2020

Small Business Saturday: Shop Geeky, Shop Moms

We love to support other geek moms so we put out a call on our Facebook group, collected small business…

November 30, 2019

#WorldsOkayestMom

In today's Twitterfied, Instagrammed world, every mom looks better than me. Beautiful family pictures show kids in matching clothing. Clean…

November 7, 2019

‘She-Ra’ Season 4: A Discussion Guide for Parents and Kids

Want to talk about subjects raised by the new season of the show with your kids? Here's a 'She-Ra' Season…

November 5, 2019

NYCC 2019: Interviews with She-Ra’s Cast and Writer/Producer

NYCC 2019: Exclusive interviews with She-Ra's Noelle Stevenson, Aimee Carrera, Karen Fukuhara, AJ Michalka, and Lauren Ash.

October 23, 2019

An Interview with LEGO Education President Esben Staerk Jørgensen

LEGO Education's President, Esben Staerk Jørgensen, discusses working with low-income schools, making a difference, and being a parent.

September 26, 2019

LEGO Education: Rebuild The World By Rebuilding Confidence

LEGO Education’s holistic preschool through high school educator geared sets can help “Rebuild the World” by building student confidence.

September 25, 2019