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Summer Newsletter!

Summer Newsletter! The 2021 Summer Newsletter is out! Once again Kaleidoscope Enrichment is here with details about classes we’re offering, upcoming events, fun projects, interesting news, and other information to guide your family’s science, technology, engineering, math, and maker explorations. We hope you’ll share with all your friends. It’s officially time for our Summer of Science 2021! We’ll be offering free STEM…

STEM Extras at Blairstown Farmers Market

STEM Extras at Blairstown Farmers Market We’re adding an exciting new component to our Summer of Science program for 2021. In addition to our many free activities, we are now offering a more advanced kit option with guided instruction from Sandy right at the farmer’s market! Once again we’ll be back at the Blairstown Farmer’s…

Sponsor the TREP$ program

Sponsor TREP$

Sponsor TREP$ For the last decade, I’ve hosted TREP$ programs for kids in Warren County, NJ. TREP$, short for enTREPreneur$, is a project-based learning program that teaches kids in grades 4-8 how to start their own businesses. They learn the lessons afterschool, over the summer, or remote workshops, and apply them at home as they…

DIY Printing with Spices!

DIY Printing with Spices! Using common grocery store items we will make our own photoreactive paper that you can use to capture images with sunlight. For this project, you’ll need turmeric, Borax, 91% isopropyl alcohol, a foam brush, thick paper (like watercolor paper), a tall jar, and the glass from a picture frame. With parental…

Origami Circuits

Origami Circuits Lately I have been really enjoying creating origami circuits. This a fun mash up of the ancient paper folding techniques with electrical circuits. It’s built on the popular paper circuit project which used conductive copper tape to attach items, usually LEDs, to crafts such as cards and artwork. But origami circuits create 3D…

Summer of Science 2021

For ten summers, Kaleidoscope Enrichment has provided free and low-cost science, technology, engineering, craft, and maker programs for kids throughout Warren County NJ. At Farmers Markets, the community pool, local events, community centers, and libraries, we’ve brought hands-on activities that encourage children to invent and create. This year, we need that connection more than ever.…

Early January Newsletter

New programs and projects for January! Start the new year with great classes and projects! Once again Kaleidoscope is here with details about classes we’re offering, upcoming events, fun projects, interesting news, and other information to guide your family’s science, technology, engineering, math, and maker explorations. We hope you’ll share with all your friends. If you would like more…

Winter Break Boredom Breakers

Winter Break Boredom Breakers For the Warren County Library System, I did a short series of STEAM activities for families to do at home over winter break. With easy to find, inexpensive materials, each challenge encourages kids to build, create, and experiment. Try them! Post your results on Facebook or Instagram with the hashtag #warrenlib. Or…