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How to Make Oobleck Slime

| April 6, 2015 | 2 Comments
How to Make Oobleck Slime

If you are looking for something fun and simple to do during a rainy Sunday afternoon or if the holidays are upon you and stretching endlessly ahead.. have a go at making some Oobleck or SLIME! This is super fun and fascinating and is quickly and easily set up with every day kitchen materials.. Oobleck […]

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25 Fantastic Discovery Bottle Ideas

| February 27, 2015 | 2 Comments
25 Fantastic Discovery Bottle Ideas

Today’s post is ALL ABOUT SENSORY BOTTLES! I have to confess, I didn’t really “know” about sensory or discover bottles, when my kids were little… I wish I did. They are so so soooo simple to make and yet provide hours of entertainment and fun.  Luckily, I can still play “catch up”, as I think […]

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Bubble Painting – Fun with Science

| January 15, 2015 | 0 Comments
Bubble Painting – Fun with Science

Today we have more Valentine’s Day Science fun for you. Love it when Science meets Art – and not only do you get to play with the effects of baking soda and vinegar, you get to explore some colour theory AND create some wonderful art. Over to Trisha, for her great Valentine’s Day activity as […]

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Valentine’s Day Cards – Science Secret Messages

| January 11, 2015 | 5 Comments
Valentine’s Day Cards – Science Secret Messages

The 31 Days of Love series continues.. can’t believe that we are already on Day 11! If you are unfamiliar with this series… it is a an annual series for the beginning of the year – when I invite my fellow bloggers from around the world to share the LOVE! Each day, we have a new […]

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Nature Play Ideas – Making Music

| May 17, 2014
Nature Play Ideas – Making Music

Welcome back for MORE Nature Play Ideas.  I hope you have een enjoying this mini series as much as we have been enjoying sharing our nature play ideas! In case you missed the background to this series – I thought I would share some of the little things we got up to whilst on holiday […]

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Simple Science – Sprout Heads & Sunshine

| May 16, 2014
Simple Science – Sprout Heads & Sunshine

Well, we had great fun with our Egg Cress heads nearer Easter time… but to be honest, you don’t just have to do cress heads (or sprout heads as known in some areas) JUST at Easter. It is a simple science experiment that you can do all year round – to investigate how things grow. […]

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Valentine’s Day SCIENCE Activity

| January 20, 2014 | 8 Comments
Valentine’s Day SCIENCE Activity

Welcome back to 31 Days of Love – a series of “lovely” crafts, bakes and activities to do with kids this Valentine’s Day. We have had Valentine’s Cards and Valentines Gifts that Kids can Make, had some delicious Valentines Treats and today we have Emma from Science Sparks sharing a fun Valentine’s Science Activity! Hello, I’m Emma from Science Sparks and I’m very excited […]

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Valentine’s Cards: Coded Message

| January 6, 2014 | 3 Comments
Valentine’s Cards: Coded Message

Today we have the wonderful Trisha from joining us from Inspiration Laboratories on our 31 Days of Love and sharing her science-y Valentine’s Card – can you crack the code?! Hi! I’m Trisha from Inspiration Laboratories, and I’m happy to be sharing our secret code card with you today. We combined art and science {one of […]

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Simple Bug Hotel for Kids

| June 26, 2013 | 29 Comments
Simple Bug Hotel for Kids

Both my kids adore digging around in the garden and exploring – finding ants and beetles and worms and bugs. So I knew it wouldn’t be long before we HAD to make a simple Bug Hotel with them. Our bug hotel is probably as simple and as easy as it gets – there are many […]

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Space Crafts & Ideas to Inspire

| July 9, 2012 | 18 Comments
Space Crafts & Ideas to Inspire

Welcome back to our “Get Crafty” round up! A round up of crafty ideas out there designed to inspire you and your family to get crafty! This month’s theme is “Space” – all those wonderful, stars, planets, moons, rockets and maybe the odd aliens. Hopefully you will find something for everyone. I have also teaming […]

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Kids Craft: Make Your Own Marble Run

| January 4, 2012 | 34 Comments
Kids Craft: Make Your Own Marble Run

I do like to practice as I preach and practice we did when we made our cardboard box marble run this week… Last week we had the Cardboard Box Craft round up and in there I had featured, this very straight forward marble run from Inhabitots V1. They made theirs out of a cereal box. […]

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