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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...

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...

5 Back to School Children’s STEAM Book Reviews

It's back to school time! Both my kids started school last week. My son is in kindergarten and my daughter is in half-day 2's preschool a few days a week. My kids on their first day of school This week I'm featuring reviews of five great back to school books from Penguin Random House. My kids...

What would you put in your school? | Featuring the STEAM book If I Built a School by Chris Van Dusen

My son started kindergarten yesterday! He was excited and happy getting on the bus for his first day in elementary school. When he got home he was beaming and told us all about his great day! Me and my son on his first day of kindergarten I, on the other hand, felt a little lost without my buddy....

Tornado in a Bottle | STEAM Experiment for Kids

In this month's STEAM Experiment for Kids, we're reusing the empty soda bottles from the Soda Geyser Experiment last month to make a tornado in a bottle! As you explain this experiment to your kids, it's a good time to talk to your kids about tornadoes and your tornado safety plan if you live in...

Engineering Heroes Podcast – My Interview: Season 2, Episode 3

Whenever I have alone time in the car you will find me listening to Podcasts. I have a growing list of Podcasts I love, and unfortunately have way more new episodes to listen to than I have time alone in the car. Never in my wildest dreams did I expect to ever be a guest on one of my favorite...

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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