Review: Geomag Mechanics Magnetic Race Track Set

Geomag Mechanics

Homeschooling is starting to get repetitive now, with an emphasis on the core subjects of Maths and English. We have been itching for some scientific fun in our house, so when we were offered the Geomag Mechanics Magnetic Race Track Set to review, we could not wait to get building this unique, exciting and educational toy. The system is made up of magnetic rods, steel spheres and elements of different shapes such as cylinders and modular parts which will provide… Continue Reading “Review: Geomag Mechanics Magnetic Race Track Set”

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”

Celebrating British Science Week with Kidnoculars from Learning Resources

Kidnoculars

This week is British Science Week and I have teamed up with Learning Resources to giveaway two pairs if their fabulous Kidnoculars. If you have not heard of Kidnoculars before, they are the only binoculars designed specifically for young children with enlarged, focus-free eyepieces which are more than three times the size of ordinary binoculars, and perfect-fit goggles with a placement guide enable young children, even toddlers, to see up close. These colourful binoculars come in two colours, blue or… Continue Reading “Celebrating British Science Week with Kidnoculars from Learning Resources”

Celebrating British Science Week with Learning Resources

Kidnoculars Extreme

British Science Week takes place between 6th-15th March 2020 and is a ten-day celebration of science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) and there are lots of fun activities for kids to try on the www.britishscienceweek.org website. My kids love doing experiments and finding out about the world around them and our favourite science based toys come from Learning Resources, who design and produce hands-on educational toys, games and learning resources, many of which are in the STEM realm and are… Continue Reading “Celebrating British Science Week with Learning Resources”

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”