29Nov
2018
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STEM in the Garden

STEM in the garden

Gardening is a great activity for learning STEM, it is also a learning tool that is appropriate for children of any age. Gardens are great to provide multisensory learning experiences and to give preschoolers a strong foundation in basic STEM concepts. Primary school teachers can utilise gardening to expand on children’s previous knowledge and to […]

11Jul
2018
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Building with blocks: STEM in early years

Building with blocks: STEM in early years

Building with blocks is a simple STEM activity that offers hands-on and minds-on practice, making science, technology, engineering and math fun. Disclaimer: This post contains affiliate links It is a well-documented scientific fact that children learn faster in their early years than they will ever again. It’s a time in their development when they don’t […]

28May
2018
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Pinecone predicts the weather

Pinecone predicts the weather!

Pinecone predicts the weather! Set up your own weather station on the window sill. When the weather is dry the pinecones open up and when it’s going to rain the pinecones close down. You need: a pinecone What to do: Have a look at the pinecone every day and record whether it is open or […]

12May
2018
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Grow your own salt crystals

Grow your own salt crystals

Grow your own salt crystals! Salt or sodium chloride (NaCl) crystals are great crystals to try and learn some science too. You can do further research with a microscope once you’re finished. You need: rock salt, water, clear container, string and pencil (or wood stick). What to do: make a salt saturated solution (when salt […]

16Apr
2018
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Paper roll bracelet

Paper roll bracelet

Make a cool bracelet with a kitchen roll. This is a very simple and creative recycling project children of all ages will love. Material: Paper rolls, scissors, textas or pencils, glue, decorations from any recycled material. What to do: Cut down the length of the paper roll. Trim around to make rings in whatever width you […]

14Apr
2018
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Recycled robot

Recycled robot

Recycled robot is a fun craft project for kids using recycled materials. Transform four old paper rolls, empty tissue box and a few other recycled bits into a cool robot! It’s also a very flexible project – you can easily customize your robot to suit the materials you have available. Material: Paper rolls, empty tissue […]

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