Last fall we did a Make! program with Makey Makeys, but I never posted about it. If you’re not familiar with Makey Makey, this video explains it better than I can, but basically it allows you to turn conductive objects into keys for your computer (like up, down, space bar, that sort of thing). It sounds… Continue reading Makey Makey
One of my co-workers does a weekly science program for kids in grades K-2, called Junior Explorers. Last week I filled in for her and did a program on tangrams. This was uncharted territory for me–I haven’t seen a tangram in a long time and had to figure out what they are and how they… Continue reading Junior Explorers: Tangrams
To tie in with our winter reading program, Reading’s a Riot!, this month we’re asking kids to tell us their favorite jokes. We weren’t sure how this would work out,* but it has been absolutely HILARIOUS. I love reading the new jokes every time I walk by them at the front of our department. Seriously, if you’re… Continue reading What’s Your Favorite Joke?