Review: Meccano 10 Model Dinosaurs Set

Meccano

Isaac loves construction toys and will often spend hours building a special set, or making up his own designs. During this lengthy time at home, I have been keen for him to keep occupied with things other than schoolwork and gaming, so when we were invited to review the Meccano 10 Model Dinosaurs Set, I jumped at the chance. This great STEM set comes with instructions for how to build and re-build 10 different dinosaur models, from the nimble raptor… Continue Reading “Review: Meccano 10 Model Dinosaurs Set”

How to make the ultimate paper aeroplane and other fun STEM learning activities for kids

Sebby paper plane

Like many households, we have gone back to home learning today after a half term break and it is safe to say the kids are not really feeling it. I have found the key to helping them at home, is to vary the work. Lots of things are coming in from school, but it is mainly maths and english based, which isn’t always fun. One thing that fell into my inbox last week, was how to make the ultimate paper… Continue Reading “How to make the ultimate paper aeroplane and other fun STEM learning activities for kids”

Project 365 2020 Week 22 – COVID 19 Lockdown Week 11

Grip Launcher

Believe it or not it has been half term this week and the kids have loved not having to do any schoolwork. I am not looking forward to getting back to it next week. The government has set out a plan to return life to as near normal as we can and this week the rules have relaxed slightly, allowing us to spend time outdoors, including private gardens and other outdoor spaces, in groups of up to six people from… Continue Reading “Project 365 2020 Week 22 – COVID 19 Lockdown Week 11”

Show them the world while staying indoors with Maps International

MapsInternational

We can’t go out and explore right now, so let’s bring the wonders of the world to the kids at home with an interactive, creative map! Maps International offer a range of fun, affordable maps that bring joy to the home school, whilst educating children about the magnificent world around them. Available in a variety of delightful, interactive designs for all ages, they are a great way to involve the entire family and can be proudly displayed on the wall… Continue Reading “Show them the world while staying indoors with Maps International”