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Marshmallow Catapult Feature

Science Learn Through Play: Make a Marshmallow Catapult

Make a Marshmallow Catapult Ready! Aim! Fire! Stick! Here’s a science learn through play activity for kids that will really stick. Get ready with ammunition like small sweets, cereal or mini marshmallows! What you will need to build your catapult: 4 big marshmallows 6 Skewers 1 thin rubber band 1 plastic or wooden spoon Sticky […]

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Messy Monster Doodling on a Black Board

National Doodle Day: Doodling Benefits for Kids

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 […]

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Recycled Crafts: Sustainable Activities to Raise Eco-Conscious Kids

When it comes to young children, it’s important to teach them about the environment and being kind to our planet. And what better way to do this than through play? Raising an eco-conscious child isn’t always easy – but make no mistake: to recycle what you’re already recycling and get creative with it is a […]

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Messy Monster Cooking

Childrens’ Cooking Recipes, That Kids Can Make!

Are you ready to whip up some wonder, boil up some brilliance and simmer some science? Your kitchen may not look like a traditional science lab, but recent studies by some serious scientists have shown that cooking has real developmental and cognitive benefits for children. Here are three great reasons to try our recipes for […]

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5 Easy Science Activities To Do With Kids At Home

Think you need a lab to get your young scientist’s brain bubbling away? Think again. Everything you need in order to go on a science learning adventure can be found scattered around the house and stuffed into drawers. We believe that every child is a scientist and every home can be turned into a laboratory, […]

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Children playing the which way game

Coding for Kids: How To Get Young Children Interested in Coding

In a digital age, we can’t underestimate the real-world value of coding. As the children of today grow up in a world that relies heavily on technology, one of the best ways to prepare them for tomorrow is by helping them learn to code. Nowadays coding is regarded as an essential skill in early STEAM […]

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Grown Your Own Cress in the Shape of Your Name

Grow Some Cress… in the Shape of Your Name This is an excellent experiment for learning how things grow and its edible! You will need: A plate A few sheets of kitchen paper Some cress or alfalfa seeds Water A few days… 1. Place some sheets of kitchen paper on a plate 2. Pour some […]

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Eco Friendly plastic free; The OKIDO Magazine is Full of Environmental Activities

OKIDO magazine has been teaching and encouraging our children to restore, care and respect our earth since 2007. Created by parents for parents, OKIDO magazine was initially designed as an antithesis against the sea of plastic-covered magazines and comics that were available for our children at the time. And nearly 15 years later those plastic covered publications are still […]

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