I love to use my Design Space app to work on projects while “watching” tv with my husband in the evenings. One of the drawbacks is that the iPad (or IPhone) has very few system fonts that are good for die cutting. They are just your everyday plain Jane fonts. So…if you want to design [...]
Project Based Learning: GEOMETROCITY! Build a City of Math with Geometry (PBL)
I originally did this tutorial for 100LayerCake.com, and it remains one of my favorite projects. Here I’ll share the original post, plus some extra photos and details about how I make paper roses. These unique flowers can be bound into bouquets, or worked into creative centerpieces and decorations. I use [...]
When Your Kids BEG for Homework! STEM Family Projects
One of my students’ very FAVORITE enrichment activities is our monthly STEM Family Projects! In fact, it’s the only homework I’ve ever assigned that my kids actually BEG for! Each month, I send home an assignment sheet like the following with my Kindergarten, First, and Second Grade Gifted and Talented students. The objectives are very …
Lettertypes What!?! Who knew you could install new fonts on your computer and that there were sites to get them for free. I was already slightly obsessed with word documents and this may push it over the edge.
Just Keeping My Self Busy, Pallet Foot Bridge Garden / Small Stream