Moonshine

The Ultimate STEM Christmas Gift Guide for Kids

Christmas is hurtling towards us at a startling rate, so it is now time to start thinking about Christmas presents. If you are looking for the perfect gift that will keep the kids entertained and engaged, why not give them a STEM Gift. STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics and there are a number fabulous and fun gifts out there, that will keep the kids entertained and learning at the same time. STEM Christmas Gift Guide Stomp Rocket Inspire the next generation of engineers and astronauts and keep kids active and screen-free with Stomp Rocket®, Stomp Rockets can …

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Geomag Mechanics

Review: Geomag Mechanics Magnetic Race Track Set

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 hours of fun for the whole family as you can build several different designs. It took us a couple of …

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Meccano

Review: Meccano 10 Model Dinosaurs Set

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 to the terrifying T-Rex. The pack comes with 179 parts split up into plastic bags, which helps you find the …

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Kidnoculars

Celebrating British Science Week with Kidnoculars from Learning Resources

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 pink and are lightweight and durable, with a neck strap with breakaway safety feature, making them perfect for little explorers, …

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Kidnoculars Extreme

Celebrating British Science Week with Learning Resources

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 really quite awesome. To celebrate British Science Week, we were sent the GeoSafari® Jr. My First Telescope and GeoSafari® Jr. Kidnoculars® Extreme™  …

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