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A Holiday Math Game Girls Can Love

Math Is Beautiful. At least it can be when it has a purpose beyond homework and that purpose makes sense in life! If you like to go shopping, you will like the following math game. If you need practice converting fractions to decimals, you are going to love it — or at least appreciate it!

Artists Collaborate to Benefit Girls in STEAM

#ChangeThePattern is an initiative that highlights the need to change the pattern of too few girls engaging STEAM. The movement promotes understanding of STEAM and the diverse thinking and problem-solving that females bring to each discipline. Purchases of art from the initiative will benefit Pretty Brainy through Jan. 1, 2015.

E-Textiles and Girls in STEM: Sew a Basic Circuit

“Sew a Basic Circuit” is a tutorial for girls in STEM (science, technology, engineering + math), particularly the students of Textiles + TechStyles, the latest STEM of Fashion Design™ course from Pretty Brainy. Students may reference the video as they forge ahead with constructing their prototypes.

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Pretty Brainy Wins Big with ’Tween Girl Empowerment at Math Carnival

Posted on April 17th, 2012 by in Basic Fashion, Life & Culture, Look Who's Pretty Brainy, So Geeky It's Hip, STEM

Girls’ Fashion Goes in Hand with Mathematics On March 19, 2012, Preston Middle School in Fort Collins, CO, held their annual Math Carnival involving booths from students and yours truly, Pretty Brainy.  Each booth had a different math-related game that students could play using tickets purchased at the door.  Aside from showing off their latest […]

The Science of How Alteration Improves Your Wallet (and Sanity) For ’Tweens and Beyond

Posted on January 4th, 2012 by in Basic Fashion, Design It Yourself | DIY, Life & Culture, Look Who's Pretty Brainy

Trying to find the next great thing to wear – on a limited budget? Here’s a tip: do-it-yourself alterations. We turned a high school homecoming dress into classy wedding attire – with ease.

Middle School Fashion Mash-Up Meets Science for ’Tween Girls

Posted on November 13th, 2011 by in Basic Fashion, Design It Yourself | DIY, Learning + Teaching, Life & Culture, So Geeky It's Hip, STEM

What does science have to do with fashion? Everything! “I wish I could take my design kit home!” gushed Allison H. Read how Allison + other ’tween girls designed Ts for their school.