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
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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
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
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
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
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