Supporting Your Child’s Development of STEM Skills: Fun, Easy Opportunities in Everyday Life
In today’s world, STEM skills (science, technology, engineering and math skills) are hugely important to academic success and career prospects. Yet, as parents, many of us are at a loss as to how to support our children in building those crucial skills, especially if we think we lack them ourselves. But this week’s Mom Enough guest, Yvonne Ng, brings a fresh and encouraging perspective on STEM skills. An engineer, educator and mom, she helps us see STEM in the world around us and ignite our children’s curiosity, discovery, experimentation and problem-solving from the earliest years of life.
In what ways did this Mom Enough show help you see STEM as something more accessible to you and your child? Based on what you heard, what kinds of things could you do with your child to promote STEM skills, whatever his or her age? Leave a comment below!
For toys and games to develop STEM in informal ways as well as links to relevant resources, click here.
For Yvonne’s blog, click here.