STEAM Tales

It's fair week here in Noble County! Since Tuesday was Kid's Day, we had a station at the fair and didn't have MAPS. So this week, instead of my usual post, I wanted to share a link with you. STEAM Tales is a blog with lessons, activities, and projects based on science, technology, engineering, art, and math. … Continue reading STEAM Tales

Paint

Since we’ll be taking a break from MAPS in May, this month I'll be posting weekly about some of our favorite books and activities! This week, I wanted to share some of my favorite ways to paint. Shaving cream paint is fun, easy to make, and a little bit messy. You can use shaving cream … Continue reading Paint

Flubber

Since we’ll be taking a break from MAPS in May, this month I'll be posting weekly about some of our favorite books and activities! One of my favorite play recipes for storytime and outreach programs is flubber. There’s lots of flubber recipes floating around the internet, but my favorite is the recipe from Live Craft … Continue reading Flubber

Bang

Since we’ll be taking a break from MAPS in May, this month I’ll be posting weekly about some of our favorite books and activities! One of my favorite picture books of all time is Bang by Leo Timmers. I’ve written about it on this blog before, and it’s a book I return to again and again … Continue reading Bang