Holidays

Year of the Pig! Introduce the Chinese New Year with STEAM Lesson Plans

Chinese New Year, otherwise known as Lunar New Year or Spring Festival, fell on Tuesday, February 5 this year. 2019 is the Year of the Pig, and people around the world will celebrate with their friends and families. Lunar New Year is a great holiday to incorporate into your classroom. Not only does it break …

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December Educator of the Month: Games with Bit-Elf on the Shelf

We kicked off December with our Evo-Elf on the Shelf creative prompt, and have been very excited to see Bit-Elves get some love as they get into their own mischief! One Bit-Elf led us to an awesome librarian going beyond a single Hour of Code to spend many hours of learning, collaborating, and creating with …

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How to Turn STEAM Activities Into Handmade Holiday Gifts

The holiday season kicks off a time of family memories and wintery outdoor activities. With celebrations including Hanukkah, Mawlid, Christmas, Diwali, and more, holiday activities are in full-swing. From building snowmen and decorating the house to giving gifts and eating way too much, there are dozens of ways you can observe and celebrate with loved …

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6 Winter Wonderland-Themed Activities with Evo and Bit

The coldest season of the year is quickly approaching. For a lot of kids, this means more time spent inside due to frosty weather. For teachers, keeping students entertained while confined That’s why we’ve put together a list of some of our favorite winter-themed activities that are not only fun, but encourage engagement and bring …

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STEAM Lessons in the Kitchen for Halloween

Few holidays embrace STEAM like Halloween. Kids dress up as mad scientists poking around their labs, while parents decorate with mummies, skeletons, ghosts, and other curious creatures. There are dozens of opportunities to turn a Halloween activity into a learning experience, especially in the kitchen. Here’s how kids learn STEAM through baking and how you …

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Hot Cocoa: The Fascinating Truth Behind Your Favorite Winter Drink

Picture this: It’s a cold, winter day and you’re laid up on the couch, keeping warm under a soft blanket. Maybe the fireplace is crackling in the background. Cupped in your hands, in a giant mug, is your favorite hot beverage during this season: hot cocoa. When you think of hot chocolate, the word ‘science’ …

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The 5 Best Apps to Relieve Your Holiday Stress

There is nothing quite like the holiday season. You can find homes and shops transformed and embellished in wreaths, lights, garlands, and other accents. The weather may be cold, but warm wishes are abundant. Spreading joy and love is the main motive this time of year, however, behind many smiling faces, anxious minds wander. The …

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