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Fun Ways to get Kids Interested in STEAM Learning

STEAM subjects can really help to prepare children to be able to tackle environmental issues in their future. But sometimes, these lessons can fail to capture the imaginations of young people. For this month’s guest blog, Rachel Hall, Managing Director of online educational resource Busy Things, to give 3 ways to get children interested in STEAM learning. […]

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Stop The Slide! How to Prevent Summer Learning Loss

Don’t let small scientists slide back this summer! Yes, summer is a time for fun, but it can be a time for learning too. In fact, that’s the attitude you should have whilst parenting young children during the school holidays. Anything to stop the ‘summer slide’. Defined as a child’s loss of knowledge and academic […]

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Top Questions on Screen Time for Children

Ever since TV and computers first became a part of everyday life, the media has warned against the dangers of screen time – for young children especially. But just how worried should parents be? In the present climate, we’re surrounded by so much digital content that it’s simply another accepted aspect of our day-to-day routines. […]

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Rachel With Okido

Meet Rachel Ortas – creator of Messy Monster and OKIDO magazine for children

Meet Rachel Ortas – Rachel is one of the founders of OKIDO Studio and OKIDO Magazine and is the creator of Messy Monster and Messy goes to OKIDO.  As an artist, author, parent, environmentalist, singer, musician, teacher, chef and all-round adventurer, Rachel knows no limitations on living life to its fullest in the most caring, […]

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Early Years Steam

Preparing your child in early years through learn through play STEAM

According to Forbes, “our children now require an education to fulfil skills and jobs that do not even yet exist – as we prepare for a new 4th Industrial revolution it is imperative that our children have a holistic approach to knowledge, skills and life. It is therefore vital that we are educating children as soon as […]

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