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January OKIDO Magazine Highlights

OKIDO helps young children learn through play. It is full of stories, activities and games that stimulate creativity and inspire scientific interest. The January Issue of the OKIDO Magazine explores the calculating world of numbers! Here are some highlights from this month’s Issue: Messy Monster discovers how much he loves numbers – page 4 Zim, […]

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The Hidden Science of Electricity

In winter, when the days are getting shorter and darker, OKIDO explores the hidden science behind electricity.  We use electricity every day, it powers our machinery and during the festive season, electricity helps to illuminate our homes, streets and even our Christmas trees. Our December issue is bursting with stories, games, experiments and activities that […]

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National Doodle Day: Making Kids’ Creativity Count

Did you know that Olivier award-winning playwright Alan Ayckbourn pictures talking chairs when he lets his imagination wonder? Or that Grayson Perry dreams of motorbike-riding tigers? Nope, neither did we! Until, that is, this year’s sketches for National Doodle Day  were unveiled. Every year, famous sportspeople, politicians, actors and artists pause from their important work and pick up their paints and pencils instead.

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The Importance of Reading with Children

At at time where screen-time is at record levels, reading with children is sometimes being forced into the backseat (1). In this article we identify 7 reasons why reading with children is so important. Plus, we have put together a collection of our favourite OKIDO stories from squirrel boy for you to enjoy! 1. EMOTIONAL EMPATHY […]

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