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Gifted: Hexbugs Nano Playground – Review

I’ve not reviewed a kids toy for aaaages! Being on lockdown has meant not buying anything for quite some time (except essentials) and we’ve been making do with what we already had. But the opportunity to review the new HexBug Nano Playground came up…

October 6, 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

STEM Gift Ideas for kids

With both Dexter and Bridget having birthdays close together, I’ve recently been thinking about what sort of gifts I’d like to get them both. I circled round and round but kept coming back to ‘something fun but educational’.I like gifts that enable learning but…

June 21, 2019
STEM

STEM Subscription box from the Weekend Box Club

*This post contains affiliate links. I may earn a commission if you purchase through them* Anybody I speak to lately has probably been bored to tears listening to me wax lyrical about STEM. With my involvement in the Peterborough STEM Festival and now more…

May 1, 2019
STEM

A Look Back on… April 2019

April had some glorious weather, didn’t it? Absolutely beautiful. Looking back, I think most of our spare time was spent outside – or in the very least – together.At the start of the month, Paisley had a preschool taster session. She absolutely loved it…

April 30, 2019
STEM

Little Tikes STEM Jr. Wonder Lab – Review

Fascinating. That’s how Dexter sees the world. Out of my three children, he is definitely the most inquisitive. Curious about how things work, always wondering why things happen.  Which is why the Little Tikes STEM Jr. Wonder Lab is perfect for him. Gettin’ our…

October 26, 2018
STEM

Teaching STEAM with the Musical Activity Cube

We’ve struggled for gift ideas for Bridget this year for Christmas – I mean, what do you get a child that is 3rd in line and has everyone’s hand me downs? Well, Smyths came to the rescue by asking me to review one of…

October 9, 2018