Welcome to Locally Grown! Locally Grown introduces you to the people and stories behind local Lake County businesses. Have you met this month’s featured business owner, Monte Turnage? Monte is the owner of Engineering For Kids, which offers classes, camps, birthday parties, and other opportunities for kids to experience the STEM fields throughout Lake County. Monte is here today sharing some resources for encouraging kids’ interests in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.
Resources for Encouraging STEM Interests
- Foster safe experimentation at home. Some suggestions to find ideas or kits:
PBS Kids Activities
- Explore hands-on STEM opportunities in your region. Monte’s favorite:
Museum of Science and Industry
The Field Museum
The Chicago Children’s Museum
Engineering For Kids
- Provide access to STEM Resources such as:
Your local library
First LEGO® League
Next week we’ll share more about the classes, camps, and other opportunities to learn and grow with Engineering For Kids.
Little Lake County Exclusive! Engineering For Kids is offering our readers an exclusive 20% off on all party package reservations made by September 30th, 2016 — just make sure to mention Little Lake County when you register. Contact them at [email protected] or 224-372-7805 to take advantage of this offer.
Disclosure: Engineering For Kids is our featured Locally Grown Business of the Month. This series of features is part of a paid partnership with Little Lake County. Contact littlelakecounty[at]gmail[dot]com if you are interested in featuring your own locally-owned business in our monthly series.