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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


Make Your Own Candles From Old Crayons!

Are you always left with broken crayons in the bottom of your art box? If so, we have a fun experiment for you! Explore different shapes and colour combinations and kake these fun candle gifts out of your old (or new) crayons!   Of course, please send us photos of your creations as we'd love to see them....read more


Trunkaroo Theme: Famous Artists

Our latest trunk is a must-have for budding artists and designers! This month we have taken inspiration from the great artists of history. We have included two artistic projects, alongside our 12-page educational magazine, which will encourage creative thinking and experimentation. With the Famous Artists Trunk, children will learn different art techniques and create masterpieces inspired by Picasso,...read more


Flying Teabag Experiment

 Science doesn't get cooler than this!  Learn how to launch an empty tea bag with this fun and simple science experiment you can do at tea time.  You'll never look at tea bags the same way again! 

This experiment uses the same principles that allow hot air balloons to fly.  Warm air rises. When you light...read more


Nail Varnish Prints Experiment

Nail Varnish Prints!

See what happens when you mix nail varnish and water to create a marbling art experiment.

 

You will need:

• Bowl of Water

• Nail Varnish

• Cocktail Stick 

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12 Days of STEM Christmas Activities

The countdown has begun! Christmas is coming and it's time to dig out the tree, put up decorations and prepare for when the big man comes down the chimney.  The festive season is one of the most imaginative times of year which is ideal for inspiring family crafts and activities. We have put together the ultimate round up of creative...read more