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LEGO Classic | Children’s STEAM Toy Review

Last Friday was National STEM Day. National STEM Day was founded on November 8th, because abbreviated it's NOV8 (innovate). For STEM Day I teamed up with a few other Instagram accounts to share activities from each aspect of STEM. Of course, I was in charge of posting an engineering activity. The...

6 Tips to Reduce You and Your Child’s Screen Time and Spend More Time Together

Did you know a recent study by Genius of Play found that most parents spend as much time on their devices as they do with their kids? I have to admit it is often true for me too. I feel a constant urge to look down at my phone to respond to my most recent text message, answer an email, or check...

Women in Engineering Interview Series – Charlotte W.J.

I am surprised by how many other engineers I have met or found online who also have a strong creative side. To be honest, I shouldn’t be surprised, because I also have a strong creative side; I love music, crafting, cooking, and even studied graphic design after becoming an engineer. My initial...

Lincoln Logs | Children’s STEAM Toy Review

My father-in-law gave my kids a set of Lincoln Logs this summer. I was thrilled for my kids to receive this great gift because Lincoln Logs are an awesome STEAM toy. They teach children about shapes, building, design, construction...the list goes on and on. The logs have square notches to allow...

Rosie Revere, Engineer by Andrea Beaty | Children’s STEAM Book Review

My friend gave my daughter Rosie Revere, Engineer a few years ago because it reminded her of me, and she knew it would be something I'd love for my kids. Since then this book has been in rotation during our daily reading sessions. The Rosie Revere, Engineer book came up during my interview with...

Easy Halloween Slime | STEAM Experiment for Kids

SLIME! Kids love the ooey, gooey, sticky, squishy, mess and moms dislike it for all the same reasons. I'm here to help you start to like slime. Especially when you see your child's face light up with excitement and joy while making and playing with this slime. Slime is the perfect science...

Women in Engineering Interview Series – Lori (L.A.) K.

This month I had the opportunity to interview automation engineer and author, Lori Kefalos. I find Lori's story very interesting because she has had a long and fulfilling engineering career, but she took a short break from engineering to pursue another field. Now she has returned to an engineering...

How much STEAM we really do at home everyday

If you've been following the blog for awhile you may think that we are doing crazy STEAM activities everyday here and creating little STEAM geniuses...haha! Here's the truth: I love doing STEAM activities with my kids, and wish I had the time, energy, and creativity to do them everyday, but even...

10 Printable Construction Activities for Kids

I'm always on the look out for new and fun ideas for STEAM activities for my kids and to share here on the blog. I was recently contacted by representatives of Big Rentz to share their recent post on construction activities for kids. It is a really great resource with 10 construction themed...

Make Your Own Oobleck | STEAM Experiment for Kids

Ever since we made Oobleck as part of our Kid Wonder Box, my son has been asking to make it again because he had so much fun with it. Both my kids played with it for hours, pretending to be swamp monsters! This video was from February when we got our Kid Wonder box. I can't believe how much my son...

STEAM for Kids

STEAM Experiments

We test, create and share simple, fun, easy experiments for kids of all ages


We read and share our reviews of the best STEAM books for kids of all ages


We test and share our reviews of the best STEAM toys for kids of all ages

Women in Engineering

Interview Series

We interview bright, talented, and dedicated women and share their stories of the ups and downs of balancing an engineering career and motherhood

Work/Life Balance

We share posts about the importance of taking care of yourself and finding passions outside of work 


We share posts about finding joy in the ups and downs of motherhood without losing yourself along the way

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About Engineering Emily

About Engineering Emily

Hi I’m Emily. I’m an engineer, mom and wife. I’m passionate about encouraging kids to love STEAM, introducing girls to engineering, and motivating women to find personal happiness in their career and motherhood journeys.


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