It is only mid-October and most of us have barely got Halloween costumes together, never the less have even thought about plans for the holiday season. Though when it comes to LEGO Advent Calendar sets, October is the right time to think about them. For those that use an Advent calendar during the Christmas season,… Continue reading Geekling FYI: LEGO Advent Sets are Out!
September 16th is National Play-Doh Day! What better reason to take out the Play-Doh today and have a little fun in honor of the day. Play-Doh has been providing children a creative tool for 60 years. What started out as a product to remove coal residue from wallpaper was re-worked into an educational item sold to… Continue reading Celebrate National Play-Doh Day with 2 STEM Challenges
As a booklover and former teacher of tween and teen readers, Alamo City Comic Con’s addition of the Young Adventurers Workshop makes me incredibly excited. Now the title of the workshop may make someone think at first that the workshop has something to do with adventure games. Though that couldn’t be further from the truth. The Young Adventurers… Continue reading Writers, Alamo City Comic Con Wants You!
In August, my family had the opportunity to attend an unique conference for a second time called THAT Conference. Now with a name like THAT Conference it can leave people wondering what in the world is happening at this conference. Well simply put, it is a professional tech conference, where the sharing and discussion of ideas… Continue reading THAT Conference: The Tech Camp for Today’s Geeks and Tomorrow’s Innovators
Each year my family and I get excited to attend comic conventions and fan events. Our kids and us love creating cosplay outfits and searching each events’ list of guests and programming. Some families are into sporting events, we are into geeky gatherings. This is our “thing”. Though as the years have gone on, I… Continue reading 9 Things I Wish Comic Con Events Offered Younger Fans
At our house the summer struggle to keep the children occupied by something other than an electronic device continues. Each day I look for new directions to aim my geeklings that will not only be away from their tablets and the tv, but will challenge them a bit. As I hunted the Internet yet again… Continue reading Using Graph Boxes to Create an “Out of the Box” Art Project
So it is a Wednesday morning and middle of the week blahs are making it hard to think. Though two little people think we should be doing a craft. What to do? Then it hits me, it is Wonder Woman Wednesday! The wheels in my brain start turning and I remember a craft I did… Continue reading Instant Hero with DIY Hero Cuffs Kid Craft