Education

Celebrating Art in Our Own Lives on World Art Day

It's World Art Day. Here are some inspiring ways anyone can find art in their own world, and in themselves.

April 15, 2021

Leaf’d Box Subscription Boxes and Education Kits: Perfect Garden Starters for Families

The Leaf'd Box Subscription Boxes and Education Kits are a fun, packaged way to introduce edible gardening to your kids.…

March 29, 2021

GeekMom’s International Women’s Day Reading List 2021

Happy International Women's Day! Here is a selection of books that are all great choices to read today, either alone…

March 8, 2021

Getting Ready for Read Across America Day – March 3

Because we all need a little more holiday time, let's make Read Across America day a proper holiday this year.…

March 1, 2021

‘Artists in Residence’ Gives a Glimpse Into Artists’ Private Spaces

If you've ever wanted to learn where artists live and how they organize and decorate their own homes, this book…

February 21, 2021

7 Picture and Photo Essay Books to Teach History to Kids

Here are seven fantastic books that each teach a bit about a different area of U.S. history.

January 14, 2021

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

How My Sketching Addiction Became My 2020 Diary

I've been a writer and editor my entire professional life, so when all the weirdness of 2020 hit..I started drawing…

January 4, 2021

2 Visually Pleasing Science Books for All Ages

Looking for some beautiful but educational books to add to your library? Here are two that fit the bill.

December 28, 2020

No (Coding) Worries With the Matatalab Coding Set Home Edition

In our house the only way you can improve upon a toy is by making it remote control. If you…

December 1, 2020

Review: ‘History Comics: The Challenger Disaster’ by Pranas T. Naujokaitis

'History Comics: The Challenger Disaster' by Pranas T. Naujokaitis is a middle-grade graphic novel that explores the disaster in detail.

November 3, 2020

My Son Is A Cyborg

My son is a cyborg! Okay, not in the Borg sense, but he certainly has little machines on his body…

November 1, 2020

Magna Tiles: A Very Magnetic Caterpillar

The timeless magic of Eric Carle attracts a new generation through Structures Interactive Storytime Magnatiles. Your kids will be drawn…

October 19, 2020

To Celebrate National Book Month: Some Favorite Books About Women

Check out some of GeekMom's favorite books about women.

October 6, 2020

Mid-Century Modern Women in the Visual Arts

Learn about 25 influential women of the 20th century art and design world in this new book.

October 5, 2020

Yes, You Are an Artist

We are all artists. It is just a matter of tapping into your own creative potential and discovering what is…

September 19, 2020

Dorktales Storytime Podcast Gets Kids (and Adults) Giggling

Give this new podcast for kids and families a listen! It's fun for kids and their parents.

September 8, 2020

Remote Learning: What Three Weeks in Looks Like for Us

GeekMom Elizabeth gives an update on remote learning for her family after several weeks.

August 30, 2020

Votes for Women: Happy 100th Anniversary, 19th Amendment!

Today marks the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment to the United States Constitution. Though it was…

August 18, 2020

Soldiers in Petticoats: 100 Years of Voting Rights

My earliest encounter with the Suffragettes was probably the same as everyone else my age, Winifred Banks singing "Sister Suffragette"…

August 18, 2020