Letterbox Lab Science Subscription Box with UOpen #ad

Letterbox Lab subscription coming through the door via uOpen

Letterbox Labs are a science subscription box that fits through your letterbox. Perfect for those like us who are home educating, those with children who want a little extra fun and learning, or just to encourage an extra love of science. This post contains affiliate links. Subscription boxes are on the increase – they allow … Read more

Science Resources for Home Education

cartoon scientist and science resources for home education

Science is such a fun subject, the one I remember most from my own education. The beauty of home education means you can dip into whichever method of learning works best for that moment in time – so I have compiled some different, fun, ways for learning science. Practical ways to help Children Learn Science … Read more

Science4You Sweet Factory

Science4You Sweet Factory

Awarded the Silver Medal in the Education Toy category at the Independent Toy Awards the Science4You Sweet Factory Toy is sure to be a hit with adults and children alike. It is educational to the point that even adults could possibly pick up a thing or two – whilst being fun (it makes sweets!) The … Read more

Ultimate Resource of Ways to Teach your Pirate Fan Science

Ultimate Resource of Ways to Teach your Pirate Fan Science

Pirate Science If you haven’t already the wonderful Science Sparks has an app you can download from iTunes and Google Play. It was whilst I was having a look on it that I noticed that there’s a lot of lovely Pirate Science. We love Pirates and it has become a bit of a theme this … Read more

Science Engineering Week Interplay Rivetz Dragon #Review

Rivetz Dragon

Science Engineering Week – March 14th-23rd 2014 As Science Engineering Week is coming up (March 14th-23rd 2014) I agreed to review Interplay’s Rivetz Dragon with my 10 year old son. A combination of the fields of maths and science, Engineering aims to improve the World around us by providing solutions to problems. Engineers take a thought, … Read more

Science Experiment: Sink or Float #MotivationalMonday

Following on from our previous experiment about Germination, we decided to investigate whether things would float or sink. My little boy just going into Year 1 is very bright and inquisitive and just kept asking about things. I thought it would be a great way to see how much they learned and remembered from the … Read more

The Science Experiment – Germination #KidsGrowWild challenge

The Science Experiment – Germination is one that can be done with young children. Not only does it teach them about growing things but it is also a great way of introducing them to the scientific method. This includes key words associated with them. It is all too easy to allow older children just to … Read more

Berkeley Green Parkrun Tourists on The 100th Event

Berkeley Green Parkrun celebrated its 100th event and so we went along to find out what it was like there. About Berkeley Green Parkrun Berkeley Green Parkrun is located at a decommissioned nuclear power station site. Situated just outside of the Cotswolds and along the River Severn. It is great if you’re looking for a … Read more