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8 Easy Ways To Inspire Your Kids To Create

We often associate creativity with artists and musicians but creative thinking is the lynchpin of many disciplines, particularly STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) subjects. The ability to think outside the box and solve problems is what drives the innovation of STEM industries. Contrary to popular belief creativity is not something innate that we are either born with or without-...read more

How To Teach Kids To Practice Kindness

Kindness is one of the most valuable traits we can hope for our children to learn. Acts of kindness not only spread happiness but also build self-esteem and reduce stress. Just like other developmental skills kindness is something we can teach and encourage, and of course we must lead by example. Integrating kindness into your daily routine using thoughtful activities...read more

7 Summer Holiday STEM Activities

The British weather might be a bit slow on the uptake but the summer holidays are fast approaching! Whether we get glorious sun or just a little bit less rain, the milder temperatures provide a great opportunity to take our STEM adventures outside. Being outdoors and surrounded by nature is an awesome sensory experience for little explorers, and allows for...read more

STEM Fun On The Road

Summer holidays can often bring with it long journeys, whether by plane, train or car. If you are heading out for a holiday or a day-trip we know it can be a stressful prospect to keep the little ones entertained for hours in a confined space. Thankfully tablets and smart phones are filled with videos and apps to help save...read more

5 Best Fidget Toy Crafts

Fidget Toys are taking the world by storm. Children and adults alike have been swept away with the craze for these charming tactile games, but what exactly are they? Kids often fiddle with or grab nearby objects because they require extra sensory input. Fidget toys, such as the popular Hand Spinners, provide the additional sensory input required to calm the...read more

Fathers Day Gifts That Kids Can Make

Fathers Day is creeping up quickly and along with it the search for the perfect gift. At Trunkaroo we believe STEM learning can be incorporated into all of aspects of life and gift-giving is no exception! Nothing can beat a token of appreciation crafted by the hands of your own child so why not factor in a little bit of...read more