Kathy Ceceri

Kathy Ceceri

Kathy is the author of low tech/no tech books full of easy STEAM projects, including Paper Inventions and Making Simple Robots published by Maker Media. When she's not writing, she presents workshops for students and educators at schools, museums, libraries, and makerspaces throughout the Northeast. Kathy was a top contributor to Wired.com's GeekDad blog, helped create the GeekMom blog and book, and served as About.com's Homeschooling Expert. Her website is Crafts for Learning.

Latest from Kathy Ceceri


You can whip up this super-easy edible paper in as little as 15 minutes and use it for secret messages, decorative foods, and more! Read more »

Photograph by Hep Svadja

Different types of paper have different qualities. Here's the breakdown to help you decide which paper is right for your crafting project. Read more »

00-WowWee Maker Kits

Not every tech toy is great for the classroom, but these 5 features can ensure that you can get a lot out of your tech toy. Read more »


There's nothing like an engaging kit to grab your attention, explore new ideas, and Make projects together. Read more »

02-Code Gamer

New toys on the market are trending toward physical building block styles with integrated digital components. Here are our favorites from New York Toy Fair. Read more »

3Doodler samples

3D printing is becoming safer and easier for children, and toy companies are taking notice. Read more »

Kedar Storibot

Kids don't just play with toys, they make them too! Here were some cool toys and games developed by young makers at the New York Toy Fair. Read more »