Would You Rather? Star Wars Themed Questions for Kids

Would You Rather? Star Wars Themed Questions for Kids

Let’s say you are stuck at home…bored, tired, and lonely. You just want to go out and have some fun. In the distance to the west, you see a land speeder. Off in the distance to the east, you see Chewbacca. Would you rather take a ride on the speeder (returning it to where you found it when you are done, of course) OR do you head over to see Chewbacca hoping he will give you a piggy-back ride? Would You Rather? questions have always been around in my house.

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100 Ways to Teach With Science Fiction

100 Ways to Teach With Science Fiction

Sparking a love of learning can be difficult. Not all of us love math. Many people loath science. Others don’t see the relevance of learning about history. As parents and teachers, how can we help kids cultivate a love of learning? Sometimes all it takes is the right book, movie, or TV show. That little spark of interest can develop into a full-blown obsession and before you know it, you are considered a member of a “fandom”. The love of a fandom usually lasts a lifetime and this love can open up an immense world of learning opportunities.

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3D Star Trek Bookmark

Did you all realize that this year marks the 50th anniversary of Star Trek? The first episode of the original series with Kirk and Spock aired on September 8, 1966. I am planning a big celebration week for my family, complete with lots of Star Trek food, top 10 favorite episodes, and a couple of movies. With all of the articles popping up in my feed reader relating to the anniversary, it has inspired me to do more Star Trek crafts. And then this showed up on my doorstep. The Star Trek Book, part of the widely popular Big Ideas…

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