Tuesday, December 01, 2015

Talking Toys on TV

On Monday morning I got to share some of the toys and gifts from my gift guide with Casey Jones on WOOD TV's Daybreak.

Here is how it went. Prices and links are all here.

Google's Santa Tracker Is Back!

Visit Santa's Village created by Google and enjoy a new activity every day. Watch. Learn. Play.

When Christmas Eve arrives, you will be able to even track Santa on his trip.

Monday, November 23, 2015

Mr. Losik's 2015 Christmas Gift Guide

I guess this kind of becoming a yearly tradition. Here is my preview of great gifts and gadgets for the 2015 Holiday season. I will be on WOOD TV 8 next Monday morning talking about these with a couple of in hand demos.

Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Hour of Code: Minecraft

Last week we completed an hour coding by building Star Wars games. This week is all about coding in Minecraft. Watch all of the videos and follow directions closely as we continue to think in new ways and creatively problem solve.

Are you ready? Give it a go!

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Build With Legos In BuildWithChrome.com

Check out buildwithchrome.com and make awesome stuff right within your Chrome browser.

There is a lot to explore here but not all of the distractions at the main Lego site.

Get started in the main building area. When asked to sign-in just cancel.

What will you build?

Hour of Code: Learn to Code with Star Wars and BB-8

The Hour of Code project has teamed up with Star Wars and it could not be any more awesome.

In lesson 1 learn to use blocks of code to program BB-8's movement and then dabble in some java script. Give it a shot and begin to build your own galaxy with code.

Wednesday, November 04, 2015

Be a Hawkeye Hero! Collect Hamilton Sports Cards

It's easy to be a Hawkeye Hero and earn the latest set of Hamilton sports cards from Covering Hawkeye Sports. The high school students worked hard on this project so that elementary students will be inspired to use good manners and try their best. A new set of cards will be given out as positive behavior rewards every sports season and feature Hamilton Hawkeyes athletes.

Check out more great stuff from Covering Hawkeye Sports.

Tuesday, October 13, 2015

Get Peanut-ized

Click here  to get Peanuti-zed – Create characters in the style of the new Charles Schulz Peanuts movie out in November.

Monday, March 16, 2015

Build a Bridge at Toy Theater

There are all kinds of great learning activities at ToyTheater.com. The Bridge Builder is just one of them.

Give it a try and see how it comes to other building projects we have used.