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Architecture Around the World

By The Winkle / February 10, 2021 / 0 Comments

Have you ever been to another country? Even if you’ve just traveled to another city or another state, you might have noticed that wherever you go the buildings all look different. Some look modern, some were built thousands of years ago. Some are made of wood, others from brick or steel. No matter what a […]

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Cardboard Toys: Fun Ways to Repurpose Cardboard Boxes

By The Winkle / February 5, 2021 / 0 Comments

Kids and cats are on to something – there’s something so fun about cardboard boxes. Empty cardboard boxes are like a blank canvas. They can become spaceships, TVs, even cardboard playhouses with just a little creativity and imagination. Besides being completely open-ended, cardboard crafts are a great way to repurpose cardboard boxes that would otherwise […]

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Making a Crafting Space for Kids

By The Winkle / February 3, 2021 / 0 Comments

I don’t know if your kids do this too, but mine will want to make something – a project or craft – and take MY scissors and never put them back. Or they can never find the cotton balls. Setting aside a crafting space in your home will not only save your sanity, but will […]

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February Winkle Crate Preview

By The Winkle / January 29, 2021 / 0 Comments

It’s the month of love, and that’s exactly how I feel about the STEM activities coming in the February Winkle Crate! The Winkle Crate is my STEM subscription box for kids. Every Winkle Crate comes with everything you need to complete four DIY-style, kid-friendly STEM projects. Not only that, but each Winkle project has online video instructions that […]

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4 DIY Valentine’s Day Crafts

By The Winkle / January 27, 2021 / 0 Comments

Valentine’s Day is coming up! It’s such a fun holiday to show love to those around you and remind them how much you care. What says that better than a homemade Valentine’s gift? These DIY Valentine’s Day gift ideas are perfect for crafty kids. They’d make great gifts for teachers, parents, friends, siblings, grandparents – […]

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Planning a Frozen Birthday Party

By The Winkle / January 22, 2021 / 0 Comments

Lost in the woods when it comes to party planning? Don’t worry. From the menu, to the decor, to the party games – I have an entire Frozen-themed birthday party right here. These Frozen birthday party ideas are DIY and budget friendly, perfect for busy parents. Kids will love the Frozen-themed party games and snacks. […]

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Binary Code for Beginners

By The Winkle / January 20, 2021 / 0 Comments

Have you ever wondered how computers work? When computers are built, how do people tell the computer what to do? The answer: binary code. What is binary code? The simple explanation of binary code is that it is the language used by coders to write instructions for computers. The definition of the word binary is relating to, composed of, […]

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Make Your Own Snow

By The Winkle / January 15, 2021 / 0 Comments

Snow indoors? With The Winkle, it’s possible. I’ll share with you my recipe for snow that doesn’t melt, isn’t freezing, and provides hours of fun! But before we talk about how to make snow, let’s talk about the science of this fun chemistry project for kids. There are only two ingredients needed to make snow: […]

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STEM for Beginners

By The Winkle / January 13, 2021 / 0 Comments

If you’re new to homeschooling, The Winkle, or you just want to know more about what STEM means – you’ve come to the right place. Let’s start right from the basics. What is STEM, and what does STEM stand for? STEM is an acronym for science, technology, engineering, and math. STEM education is the study of […]

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How to Make Paper Snowflakes

By The Winkle / January 8, 2021 / 0 Comments

I don’t know about you, but I’ve had plenty of paper snowflake fails in the past. You’ve folded, you’re cutting along, and then — you unfold to discover your beautiful snowflake looks more like a big weird blob with holes. It’s easy for kids to get frustrated while making paper snowflakes, so I’ve taken the […]

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