Tag: learn through play

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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Halloween Recipes & Treats for Kids to Make

Like all the best celebrations, Halloween and Bonfire night are a chance to feast on some delicious party food with friends and family. So, on these nights where it’s all about having fun with your family, why not get your children involved in baking these halloween recipes? Cooking together can be fun and it’s never […]

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hidden science behind electricity

Reveal the Science of Electricity for Kids!

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 will […]

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Home School Learning

Don’t Wait for School, Learn Through Play at Home!

Why not start a subscription to OKIDO magazine in September to last the whole academic year and help them learn through play at home!? Whether your child is transitioning to nursery, reception or infant school for the first time or just moving into a different school year, supporting and encouraging your child through this process […]

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Children learning about science

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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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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