Time for Slime! Why Kids Love Slime (and How To Make Some!)

Even kids who don’t know how to make oatmeal know how to mix up a batch of slime. It’s a sensation with elementary schoolers and tweens, it’s found in most kids’ YouTube search histories, and it’s messed up kitchens all around the world! If you somehow have never encountered this craze, here’s your primer on […]

6 Unexpected Jobs That Use STEM Skills Every Day

Experts say that “STEM is the future.” Estimates show that around 80% of jobs in the future will require some skills in science, technology, engineering, and math. That might sound scary for kids who struggle with their times tables, but the truth is, STEM is already everywhere! An average ten-year-old’s knowledge of technology would be […]

Best Magazines for Tweens

If you’re the parent of a tween, then you know that it’s not the easiest time in a child’s life. Between the ages of 9 and 13, kids go through a tremendous amount of changes physically, mentally, and even socially. What with moving up from elementary to middle school, going through dramatic growth spurts, taking […]

Fighting Fire With Fire: Meet a Fire Safety Officer

Wildfires are dangerous to nature, right? Every year, the news is filled with reports about raging wildfires damaging forests and forcing people to evacuate. More than 8,000 wildfires tore through California last year, burning more land than the entire state of Delaware. Fortunately, fire safety officers are on the job, working hard to protect nature […]