The Powerful Effects of Drawing on Learning

To learn more about the research mentioned in this video, read The Science of Drawing and Memory. Art activities are also a way to inspire creativity and have fun. For ideas and guidance on child-directed, open-ended art activities, visit TinkerLab. (Or ask to borrow the book from the Decoda Library.)


During Spring Break, there might be time to have fun with a STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, and math) activity or two. Here are six places to browse for some ideas: 37 Classic Science Experiments for Kids from Red Tricycle Elementary Activities from Tinkerlab Hour of Code Activities learnXdesign Online Science Resources from Science World… Read more

Paint, paper and science

Changing STEM to STEAM involves adding arts to the mix. And, all kinds of art can be used to learn about science, technology, engineering and math. Today, we’re looking at some paint and paper activities that can lead to learning about the properties of liquids. Science World offers some great advice for getting the most… Read more