Green Kid Crafts Holidays Around the World Discovery box

FREE Green Kid Crafts STEAM activity box offer (and a review of the Holidays box, finally)

In the fall I posted about how we were trying out the Green Kid Crafts monthly STEAM boxes and promised to report back. Not only am I reporting back, but they are running a promo to try Green Kid Crafts for free – while supplies last you can get a free full-sized Green Kid Crafts Discovery Box,…

Wild Child and its owner

Boston-area children’s boutiques that I love w/ President’s Day sales (and online ordering!)

Two of my favorite Boston-area baby and kid-related boutiques, Magic Beans and Wild Child, are having good Presidents Day Weekend / Valentine’s Day sales, so worth stopping in if you are nearby or checking them out online if you’re not. I have shopped at both stores for years – since before my oldest was born,…

Robot Turtles: The Game for Little Programmers (Amazon image)

Robot Turtles: teaching kids to code via a board game (about, review, pros, and cons)

Last month, I wrote about participating in the Hour of Code at my daughter’s school and mentioned that I had ordered a highly recommended board game to teach kids the basics of coding, called Robot Turtles. I promised I’d come back and review it, so here we are: my review of Robot Turtles (short answer: we…

Subscription activity boxes for kids (STEM too!): Green Kid Crafts and Kiwi Crate 50-70% off Black Friday sales now live

I have no idea how we are seeing Black Friday deals a week and a half before Thanksgiving, but I’m not complaining. Two of the major subscription kid’s activity box companies, Kiwi Crate and Green Craft Kids, have just launched their deals today, and they are awfully good ones – 60-70% off a first subscription…