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Botley The Coding Robot – Review and Giveaway

{Botley was gifted to us for the purposes of this review and giveaway, thoughts are my own and honest}Meet Botley, the screen-free coding robot that my kids have come to love. It’s cute, simple to operate and a great alternative to programming apps and…

February 16, 2020
STEM

My Five Favourite Fictional Female Scientists

Today is International Day of Women and Girls in Science and so I wanted to share with you some of my favourite fictional female scientists. These are in no particular order other than the order they came to me in but all worth celebrating…

February 11, 2020
STEM

Our FIRST LEGO League Jr Journey – Welcome to Boomtown.

Last week we had our first official meet up since registering our team. We’re still finalising our team members as a couple of them have had to drop out unfortunately but we’re enjoying it all the same. If you’ve never heard of the FIRST…

January 24, 2020
STEM

Our FIRST LEGO League Jr Journey – Part one

During my time volunteering with the Peterborough STEM festival, I was introduced to the FIRST LEGO League Jr. – a STEM programme for 6-9 year olds that encourages children to investigate a real-world theme, develop teamwork and programming skills – and have fun.FIRST® LEGO®…

January 4, 2020
STEM

Getting to grips with the LEGO WeDo 2.0 Kit.

Part of my role with the Peterborough STEM Festival is to liaise with schools groups and inspire them to take part in our FIRST® LEGO® League Jr. expo. FIRST® LEGO® League Jr. is a challenge for 6-9-year-olds in which they form a team, learn…

October 25, 2019
STEM

Peterborough STEM Festival is back for 2019

Peterborough STEM Festival is a FREE family event that aims to develop and encourage a love of STEM subjects: Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths. Taking place at Kingsgate Conference Centre on October 12th, the festival will be exhibiting a range of science experiments, engineering…

October 5, 2019
STEM

Brilliant Gift Ideas For Kids

It can be so difficult sometimes to come up with great gift ideas when you are buying for your own children. You know everything that they have already and you know which things they actually enjoy and play with regularly. You might have a…

June 28, 2019