The Building Blocks of Little Engineers

Today’s toy market is making it easier than ever for kids to find a passion for engineering. With big companies such as K’NEX and LEGO® coming out with more educational and stimulating toys, kids are able to develop problem solving and innovative skills at an early age. Both K’NEX and LEGO® now have education lines …

Fun Winter STEM Projects for Children

Winter is now in full swing, and with that comes snow, at least for the New York area. This means it’s inevitable that kids will occasionally have to stay home from school during bad weather. To keep your children from feeling bored when they’re cooped up at home during winter snowstorms, we’ve compiled some of …

Getting Children and Students Involved with STEM

November 8th was National STEM Day – how will you get your children and students involved? According to NYMetro Parents, the U.S. is currently suffering from a severe lack of science- and math-inclined students and this lack bears some serious consequences. Melanie Baker, an editor at NYMetro Parents, writes, “We’re falling behind the rest of …

Making Engineering Accessible

TED is a lecture series with events around the world focusing on Technology, Entertainment, and Design. As designers who work to create a more functional world, we at KC feel TED “Talks” generally do an excellent job of bringing big, complex ideas down to the ground. Here’s one of our favorites: Fawn Qiu’s “Easy DIY …