LEARN: Experiential Play- What, Why & How?

Experiential Play

            When I look back at what I remember best from being a kid, it’s always the things I experienced. What’s Experiential Play? Experiential Play is playtime that gives people the chance to learn through experience and reflection. Instead of having strict rules, Experiential Play allows each person to explore […]

SPOTLIGHT: Meet The STE(A)M Influencers Of Today

White lab-coat, glasses, and… how old again? The scientists of today are a bit younger than you might expect! Each of these exceptional young people has made an amazing contribution to the fields of STE(A)M. Click the link to learn more about them. 1. Gabriel Dayan, 19 One biology class in high school led Gabriel […]

ABOUT: Just Add Sun & What Makes This STEAM Kit Amazing!

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Our Just Add Sun Science Kit includes a variety of activities that are incredibly fun- from nacho-making to thermometer-building.  There’s something in it that’s guaranteed to entertain each member of the family! But, what makes Just Add Sun into the perfect gift for anyone whom you want to encourage a budding love of science and […]

STEM & STE(A)M: What They Are and Why it Matters

Children engaging and learning in STE(A)M activity

What are STEM and STEAM? STEM is an acronym that stands for Science, Technology, Engineering and Math. STE(A)M, on the other hand, stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math.  Both of these concepts aim to encourage an interdisciplinary approach towards learning, in which kids apply skills from not one but all topics when they encounter […]

Experiential Learning: Why do we need fun and laughter?

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Brain research tells us that when the fun stops, learning often stops too. Most children can’t wait to start kindergarten and approach the beginning of school with awe and anticipation. Young students often talk passionately about what they learn and do in school. So why do we see so many students lose this enthusiasm? Unfortunately, […]