weeSTEMs is on Etsy!

I am so excited to announce that weeSTEMs activity packs are now being sold on Etsy. So far there is a range of scavenger hunts and STEM bingo sheets for you to download and print as many times as you like. Let me know what else you want to see on there and I’ll getContinue reading “weeSTEMs is on Etsy!”

Easy no-bake Halloween Playdough Recipe

This playdough recipe is super simple and so easy to make – I make it with my own kids all the time. It’s also taste-safe for littles who just can’t resist popping some in their mouth (it’s not for eating – but has no toxins in it if any does cross their lips!). For me,Continue reading “Easy no-bake Halloween Playdough Recipe”

Top 18 STEM Christmas present ideas for 2021

This is a new & updated for 2021 list of the best STEM toys for your kids. If friends or relatives don’t know what to buy – send them this list! I’m always looking for something different to give as a gift at Christmas – especially to my kids so that they will play withContinue reading “Top 18 STEM Christmas present ideas for 2021”

How the Covid-19 Vaccine Works

At weeSTEMs we try to cover current scientific news as regularly as possible – and there’s nothing more talked about in the world of science right now than the world’s newest vaccine – the Covid-19 vaccine. I have grossly oversimplified how viruses and vaccines work – however I hope this is an enjoyable activity thatContinue reading “How the Covid-19 Vaccine Works”

Number Bonds

In maths, there are certain concepts that are beneficial to not only understand, but memorise. Most of us will have drilled Times Tables at some point in our lives – and that wasn’t just to torture us – it’s useful to know the answers so that you can quickly mentally deduce the answers to aContinue reading “Number Bonds”

Fun and easy ways to get outside with kids

weeSTEMs brings you a resource-free and easy to follow guide for getting outside with your kids – whatever the weather. If you’re anything like me, you might be feeling a bit daunted by the prospect of yet another lockdown dragging on (especially in winter) and how you’re going to keep yourself sane. I’ve created aContinue reading “Fun and easy ways to get outside with kids”

Top 16 STEM Christmas present ideas for 2020

I’m always looking for something different to give as a gift at Christmas – especially to my kids so that they will play with something for longer than 5 minutes! STEM toys are fantastic as they are often open-ended; meaning the possibilities of play are endless. I now try to buy STEM-based gifts for friendsContinue reading “Top 16 STEM Christmas present ideas for 2020”

Rainbow Shapes Magnetic Tiles

We were asked by the lovely people at Rainbow Shapes (www.rainbowshapes.com) to have a play with their magnetic tiles and let you know what we thought. My kids were so excited when they realised what was in the colourful box – lots and lots of magnetic tiles! They had hours of fun playing with themContinue reading “Rainbow Shapes Magnetic Tiles”