Animals At Night

I am SO excited about this theme and there is still so much more left to explore and learn about the world at night. I have decided not to call this topic Nocturnal Animals as we’re not only going to explore nocturnal animals, but also look at what diurnal animals (including ourselves) do at night.Continue reading “Animals At Night”

Bugs bugs bugs

Who doesn’t love bugs? As adults, we’ve often fallen out of love with them – but look closely and you’ll be reminded just how fascinating they are! This week covers some outside hunts – so grab some wellies and a magnifying glass and get set on an adventure! You could try going somewhere new andContinue reading “Bugs bugs bugs”

Maths – indoors and outdoors

This week we are very lucky to have the fabulous input from homemade_learning mum Hilary who has a wealth of knowledge when it comes to engaging kids in learning and making it fun so that learning is always through play. You can follow all of her brilliant ideas on her Instagram or Facebook page. We’veContinue reading “Maths – indoors and outdoors”

The Ocean

There is something elusive about the ocean – how vast it is and just how little we know about it. This week we have our very last Blog Takeover for this session and it is a brilliant one! The creativity and ingenuity of weeSTEMers never ceases to astound me. We’ve absolutely loved all of theContinue reading “The Ocean”

Exploring Water

Here is our first Blog Takeover – where lots of weeSTEMers have completed some weeSTEMs activities and sent their photos in to share with you! And let me tell you – the quality and fun that’s come across in the photos has blown me away! I’m so proud and honoured to be surrounded by suchContinue reading “Exploring Water”

Human Body – All About Blood

I have always been extremely squeamish – and I HATE it. It’s had a horrible negative effect on me throughout my life and it drives me crazy that I can’t cope in certain situations. Because of this, I’ve made a concerted effort to not only hide my dislike of blood from my kids – butContinue reading “Human Body – All About Blood”

The Wildlife Around Us

This is the winning theme from Facebook last week – so make sure you’ve turned on notifications to enter the next one! Nature seems to be healing itself and slowly creeping back to where it used to belong – with cougars in Santiago and goats moving down off the hills and wandering through people’s gardensContinue reading “The Wildlife Around Us”

Senses

This is always such a fun topic to do with kids (and adults) and it’s very hands-on but with little prep. There’s also loads of activities in here that I bet your kids will want to do over and over! Happy learning! Senses Facts Infants blink only once or twice a minute, whereas adults blinkContinue reading “Senses”