Category Archives: STEAM

GameStart Offers Kids Arcade Night & Holiday Break Workshops

Over the summer my daughter loved attending the GameStart School workshops at the Ann Arbor District Library and learning a little more about Minecraft. Prior to the workshop, she only played Minecraft on her iPad. She now plays on the computer as well. After having fun at GameStart School’s Fall Kickoff, my daughter has decided that she likes playing Minecraft and watching YouTube videos […]

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Holidays at Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum

Hands on Holidays at Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum

Disclaimer: This post is a part the Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum’s sponsorship of the Ann Arbor with Kids Holiday Guide Presented by Ann Arbor Parks & Recreation Holidays at the Hands-On Museum The Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum (AAHOM) has a number of special activities planned for museum guests from Thanksgiving through the New Year. All Activities are free with museum admission. Members of the […]

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Weekend Roundup – Star Wars Reads Day and Much More

Weekend Roundup A

I can’t believe that we are almost midway through October and that Halloween will be here soon. Speaking of Halloween, I just posted the roundup of Halloween Events in Ann Arbor. There are a few Halloween events this weekend, with more events over the next 3 weeks. Saturday, starts with the First Steps Ann Arbor Trike-a-Thon, one of this weekend’s sponsoring […]

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GameStart School Fall Classes

GameStart School Fall Classes

GameStart School’s motto is: “We teach kids programming with video games.” They offer programming classes with a basis in popular video games, primarily Minecraft. I love that they are introducing kids to programming at the elementary school level. I still remember my early exposure to computers when I was around my daughter’s age – it was mostly playing Lemonade Stand (it was the […]

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