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Get Amped Up: 16 Science Kits for Curious Kids

Hands-on experimentation is the best way for kids to learn about science. These kits make it easy.

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The Best Kids Books Pubbed This Month

This month is full of action, including activity books, a new Dog Man and more!

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Your Morning Cup of Joe Is Actually Really Important—But Not for the Reason You Think

Your morning coffee does so much more than just keep you awake.

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Target Is Getting Its Very First Exclusive Fragrance Line

Say hello to Target’s new exclusive fragrance brand, Good Chemistry!

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‘Tis the Season for Science at Pacific Science Center

The Pacific Science Center has decked its halls with fun (and festive!) hands-on experiences the whole family will enjoy this holiday season.

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This Pantry Staple Can Help Eliminate Pesticides on Apples, According to Study

This simple ingredient can make your produce safer to eat.

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How My Family Beats the Heat with 4 Cool Science Tricks (Watch the Video!)

Photo: Jenny Ballif
When the weather is hot, playing with ice can be the perfect treat. And if you can learn about the chemistry of water while cooling down? Even better.
Watch this Science Mom guide to learn how to…

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Take a Journey to Pompeii at the OMSI

Your favorite local museum has brought the wonder and science of Pompeii, Italy, directly to Portland. Read this to find out what to expect before you visit.

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11 Made-in-the-USA Kids Toys Under $20

Today is the 4th of July! Show your patriotic-pride by giving the kids classic toys made right here in the USA.

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Are You In the Club? Explore Amazon’s Brand-New STEM Subscription

The new STEM Club from Amazon.com delivers the newest, most intriguing toys for curious kids ages 3-13.

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My Child Isn’t Gifted & I’m Okay With It

A few weeks ago I learned that my daughter wasn’t chosen for the gifted program. I’ve spent the better part of a month convincing myself that I’m all right with the fact and I think I am, I really am.…

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6 Adorable Ways To Announce Your Pregnancy Over The Holidays

“Joy to the World” takes on quite a new meaning when couples find out they’re expecting. Whether you just found out you’re pregnant or are about to pop, the holiday season is the best time to share your excitement with…

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Super Scientists Guide to the Children’s Science Center Lab

Budding brainiacs, super scientists, and mini mathematicians will burst with delight when they visit the latest D.C. museum dedicated to tiny lab coats and big fun.

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Just Opened: The Laboratory

Tinkerers, thinkers, budding scientists and curious kids have a new place to go. With kids’ classes and camps in everything from robotics to Harry Potter wizardry, this will be your favorite place for extra-curricular excitement.

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The Crazy-Cool Science Store You’ll Get Addicted To

You may not think you’re in the market for meteorite chunks or bug vacuums. But a trip to a local mom-and-pop shop will change that. Welcome to paradise for curious kids, tinkerers, hobbyists, artists and bargain hunters.

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