Science

LEGO Bird Feeders

LEGO Bird Feeders

Who LOVES LEGO!?!?!?!?!? Calling ALL LEGO FANS. This is possible the most colourful and fun Bird Feeder Craft I have seen around. It was spotted inn a "Bird Spotter Competition" and it has enchanted us ever since. I am desperately trying to get the kids to make me one for the…
Fun Balancing Acrobat Clothespin

Fun Balancing Acrobat Clothespin

We are geat fans of clothespin crafts - my kids can decorate them for hours - we have made fairies, pirates, superheros, "just people", girls, boys.. you name it, we have it! But.... we don't have this cool balancing acrobat. Love that it is a clothespin dolly craft AND a…
Toothpick painting

Toothpick painting

Toothpick painting - with kids! Sometimes the only way we get to spend any table time with our kids is the painful process of encouraging them to do their homework. Factoring in some time to get crafty can be challenging in our busy lives, so we love that this toothpick…
DIY Musical Instrument Crafts

DIY Musical Instrument Crafts

Here are some BEAUTIFUL musical instruments. To me they look shop bought! It always amazed me, how you can make simple things so easily and so prettily, with just a few little hints and tricks... rainbow coloured elastic bands, suddenly make your homemade string instrument beautiful.. a dash of colour…
pendulum painting

pendulum painting

What a wonder - pendulum painting! Any colourful outdoor activity is good for us, whether we're drawing on the pavement outside the house with chalks, or using coloured water on our brushes on a dry paving slab for a bit of temporary shape making. We love taking big rolls of…
DIY Giant Bubble Recipe

DIY Giant Bubble Recipe

Summer is ALL ABOUT BUBBLES in my eyes. Lots of time spent outdoors and playing in the sunshine (well hopefully playing in the sunshine.. you never know here). Here is a GREAT bubble recipe AND a "how to make your giant bubble wand" how to as well. Because if you…
Cookies in a jar

Cookies in a jar

Cookies in a jar - perfect for the store cupboard. We all love a cookie - admit it, and baking with kids is great fun too - watching the science of mixing different ingredients together to MAKE something like cookies, biscuits or a cake. So the classic cookies in a jar is a great…
How To Make A Bouncy Ball (Recipe)

How To Make A Bouncy Ball (Recipe)

We LOVE DIY recipes.. and having a go at making "every day things". It is a fun activity for kids and also a little experiment in science - seeing how different matters come together to yield something new. This How To Make a Bouncy Ball is just such a thing…
Colour mixing water wall

Colour mixing water wall

Have you seen or made a water wall? Have you ever made them with colour mixing thrown in for good measure?! As it gets warmer here, so we move to play more outside. The kids love all water based play, whether it be a paddling pool, jumping through a sprinkler,…
Science for Kids: How to Make a Compass

Science for Kids: How to Make a Compass

We love Science in our house and we LOVE SIMPLE science.. ie science experiments that are simple to replicate and have a go at but that also work! Here is a fun science activity looking at a compass! We are particularly excited about this How To Make a Compass post,…