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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
STEM Travel and Local

STEM based kids activities in Peterborough

At last! The summer holidays are finally here. I don’t know about you but those last few school runs really dragged. Especially with the heat we’ve been having lately. But now we are free from the monotony of school runs, I’m ready to spend…

August 3, 2018
STEM Travel and Local

Digital People in Peterborough

Tonight I went along to Bewiched Coffee where they host Digital People in Peterborough, or DPiP, as it’s affectionately known. DPiP is basically a monthly meeting of like minded people that have an interest in ‘digital’ in some aspect of their life, whether through…

August 2, 2017
STEM

Earth Day Canvas Craft

Today is the 46th annual Earth Day, a day set up in 1970 to fight against and raise awareness of the devastation we cause to our planet. I’ve always wanted to teach my children to respect the world around them so today we have…

April 22, 2016