Exploring STEM Subjects in the Home

Paper airplane

STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths. These four subjects are an important part of your child’s education because they help to build up a strong foundation of life skills, such as problem solving, teamwork and critical thinking. STEM subjects are also important for our young generation because the future of key industries demands it. Most jobs of the future will require graduates with STEM-based qualifications. There’s no better time to start exploring STEM subjects than as a child.… Continue Reading “Exploring STEM Subjects in the Home”

See the World through Others’ Eyes Science Set – Review

There is a real focus on STEM (Science, technology, engineering and Maths) at schools at the moment and I have to admit that all my kids love anything to do with science and nature. Sebby is particularly keen on bug hunting and bird watching and can often be seen wandering along with a magnifying glass and a bug pot in hand, in the hope of finding something exciting. We were sent the fabulous new STEM toy from Brainstorm Ltd that… Continue Reading “See the World through Others’ Eyes Science Set – Review”

#GivetheGiftof Reading This Christmas


This year Isaac has gone from having a real dislike of reading to become a little bookworm as his confidence grows and he can often be seen with his nose in a book or magazine, particularly fact based ones. The fabulous team at Miles Kelly has been putting together themed book bundles exclusively for Christmas and have used the #GiveTheGiveOf hashtag on their website and social media to help book lovers find the perfect selection of children’s books this Christmas.… Continue Reading “#GivetheGiftof Reading This Christmas”

The Science Museum in London

After our visit to the Natural History Museum, we headed over the road to the Science Museum. Like the Natural History Museum, the Science Museum is free, although you do have to pay extra to visit the IMAX cinema and some exhibitions. Where the Science Museum excels, is in keeping children and adults interested, with interactive exhibitions that make science fun! We were here 5 hours, although it didn’t feel like it, and the children were in their element.  … Continue Reading “The Science Museum in London”

Weird Slime Laboratory

My son Kian adores science. His favourite day at school is Wednesday as that is the day when he has his science lessons and he often comes bounding in, phone in hand to show us pictures of the experiments he has done that day. He enjoys it so much he wants to be a bio-chemist! When we were offered Weird Science Laboratory by Interplay to review I thought it would be right up his street as you make drippy bouncing… Continue Reading “Weird Slime Laboratory”