Is Your Home Ready for a Robot Pet?

Since we first started making robots to do stuff for us, we’ve had an undeniable cultural fear of robot takeover. Sure, robots might soon take some of our human jobs, but that means more robot-making jobs, right? I think it’s time to look at the sunny side of advanced robotics. Or at the very least, […]

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Teaching Kids About Fine Art Through Toys

It takes years to cultivate a discerning eye for the world’s finest art, so why not start early? You know art isn’t stuffy, so have a little fun with it while your kids are still in their toy-loving phase. Puzzles are a great way to kick off a life-long love and appreciation of great art. […]

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Let it Snow With These Great Geeky Winter Toys

Just because I grew up in California doesn’t mean I can’t imagine how great it would have been to play in the snow all the time. I mean, we had sand, but throwing a sandball at your friends usually meant big trouble. The only thing around to rinse a big gritty batch of sand out […]

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Geeky Crayons Get the Creative Juices Flowing

When I was a kid, I used to hate using a new crayon. Soon enough, that crayon will be a peeled paper-wrapped little stub and its perfect point will only be a memory. That’s why if it were me, all of these fantastic crayons would stay just how they are. Thankfully, your kids probably don’t […]

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Home Grown Books The Adventuring Set

The Adventuring Set From Home Grown Books

As you know, we at Nerdy With Children are devoted to finding cool, unique and awesome things that we think parents should be aware of. As a result of that, we discovered the people at Home Grown Books a while back and have proudly featured their products before. Why should you know about Home Grown? Well […]

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Easy Upcycled Succulent Planters to Make With the Kids

You done yet, winter? You just got here (actually, you technically won’t be here for another couple of weeks, but the crazy weather would suggest otherwise) and I’m already jonesing for those first daring little flower buds to poke through the melting snow. Because I’m sure we’d all really love to get some green growing […]

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5 Rules for Finding the Perfect Nerdy Diaper Bag

When baby’s first born, they come into the world completely unimcombered. But somehow along the way, they get bogged down by a bunch of stuff. Every trip out the door requires a checklist like the one you used to use to go on vacation. Bottle? Books? Diapers? Pacifiers? Then, driving away from the house, “crap! […]

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Punk is Reborn with Baby Rebellion’s Rockstar Onesies

Congratulations, you’re pregnant! So much to do! So many cute things to buy! First things first: hitting the baby section of the big box store. You’ve always apathetically cruised passed it before, but now it’s bound to be your favorite section in the store, right? Then, you discover the cold, hard reality: there’s nothing there […]

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Introducing Kids to Programming With ‘Sam the Subroutine’

Fair warning: I know nothing about programming. I’m pretty sure it involves lots of brackets and slashes, and I had to Google the word “subroutine” for this article. So for all intents and purposes, if your kid hasn’t been taught anything about programming yet, we’re on the very same level. I can say as a […]

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