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January 26, 2016

New Science Inspired Programs on PBS Kids

Tweet   As a PBS Kids Very Involved Parent (Yes, that’s a thing!), I’m very happy to announce that PBS Kids is adding two new science inspired series to their already amazing programming for kids. You already know how thrilled I get whenever there are new science inspired programs on PBS Kids, since we all […]

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January 26, 2016

Nuevos Programas Científicos en PBS Kids

Tweet Como embajadora de PBS Kids me da mucho gusto anunciarles de la nueva programación que se une a la ya formidable lista de caricaturas del canal. Ustedes saben lo emocionada que me pongo cuando hay nuevos programas científicos en PBS Kids, ya que todos creo, deberíamos exhortar a los niños a interesarse en materias […]

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December 7, 2015

An Hour of Code Free for Kids and a STEM Giveaway

Tweet     Do you have kids, grandkids, nephews, or nieces? Then please read on because today my tip is for them! And please make sure to check out the STEM giveaway at the end of this post to find out how to enter for a chance to win a prize worth more than $100! […]

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December 3, 2015

Programación para Niñas #MilesEvent

Tweet   Hace algunas semanas tuve la gran oportunidad de asistir a un evento muy especial en nada más ni nada menos que en las instalaciones de Google en San Jose, California. El propósito de mi visita fue el de escuchar a un grupo de panelistas quienes hablaron sobre como exhortar a los niños, pero especialmente a las niñas, a estudiar […]

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August 24, 2015

A Miles From Tomorrowland Themed Party

Tweet     Thanks to the amazing folks at DisneyJr and DiMe Media for making this end of summer party and post possible. As always my comments, opinions, and love for all things space are my own. Summer vacation is over now, but it wasn’t until we had one last chance to get together with […]

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November 24, 2014

Skulls at the California Academy of Sciences in San Francisco

Tweet Thank you to the great folks at the California Academy of Sciences for giving us full access to facilitate this series of posts. Beautiful cities abound, of course, but I would be hard pressed to name one more stunning, interesting, or just plain fun, especially for kids and the young at heart, than the […]

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October 26, 2014

Learning Science, Math and Engineering with Curious George

Tweet You know we are big fans of Curious George at our house. My kids think he is charming, and my husband and I love that George introduces kids to science, math and engineering concepts in a fun way. On Monday, October 27th, the one-hour Halloween Special, Curious George: A Halloween Boo Fest, kicks off […]

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October 26, 2014

Aprendiendo Ciencias, Matemáticas y Tecnología con Jorge el Curioso

Tweet Tu bien sabes que somos fans de Jorge el Curioso en casa. Mis hijos siempre ríen mucho con él y mi esposo y yo pensamos que es fabuloso como de una manera divertida Jorge enseña a los niños conceptos básicos de ciencias, matemáticas e ingeniería. Este lunes 27 de octubre, PBS Kids nos sorprende […]

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February 27, 2014

A Chessboard For Girls

Tweet I love this project! I found an old table at a yard sale and probably paid $5 dollars for it, but it could have been less. My original idea for it didn’t work out, so I needed to “repurpose” it or get rid of it. It wasn’t until we considered removing the table’s top […]

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February 27, 2014

Como Hacer un Tablero de Ajedrez para Niñas

Tweet Este es, a la fecha uno de mis proyectos favoritos. Encontré esta mesa en una venta de garage y posiblemente pagué $5 dólares o menos por ella. Pensaba ponerla en mi recámara, pero realmente no me gustó como se veía, así que me quedaron dos opciones, deshacerme de ella o crear algo nuevo. Pero […]

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