There is a lot out there about kid's poor self-esteem. Not so much about parent's waning sense of self. Why not? Because it's taboo. Parents fly in the door, urgently pleading with their child to hurry up before anyone has even said, "hi." Why? Because they are late!! Because everyone is scheduled and double booked and … Continue reading Never Good Enough
Julia Roelof is the FIRST girl this month to create her very own #Aternos Server. She not only used spigot plug-ins and world-edit commands, but she supervised peers who wanted to participate in the endeavor. Here are a few pics of her unveiling...Thanks to Max Fickas and the Fidgets2Widgets' crew for their awesome help during Server, … Continue reading Girl’s Rockin Server at F2W
A few years ago, kids in the minority who didn't fit in were called nerds or geeks. Today kids who are smart, twice exceptional, on an I.E.P. or struggling with ADD are the norm. They fit in with their peers. The only ones who seem to struggle with these labels are the grown ups. Parents, … Continue reading Kids who don’t fit in
My daughter had a very hard couple of years and became withdrawn and very sad. Having trouble adjusting to a big move , she felt like an outsider at school, her self esteem was fragile. Enter Fidgets2Widgets! Fast forward and I see the girl she's supposed to be! She is completely engaged and even seems … Continue reading A Mother’s Testimonial
#STEMWeekOregon @Fidgets2Widgets last night. Showcasing talented youth from 10 schools, Salem to Tigard.
Today.....In the news Embracing tech, engaging kids Created on Sunday, 01 May 2016 01:00 | Written by Kelsey O'Halloran | 0 Comments Fidgets2Widgets' new after-school program incorporates Minecraft and exercise into creative learning CONNECTION PHOTO: KELSEY O'HALLORAN - Bridlemile Elementary third-grader Edie King, right, enjoys playing Minecraft with friends after school at Fidgets2Widgets. Edie … Continue reading Embracing Tech, Engaging Kids