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Spy style obstacle course

What you get: What you need: string or wool masking tape a narrow space (the landing or the space down the side of your house are possibilities) What to do: Make a spiders web typ arrangement by taping the string onto … Continue reading

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Is there life on Mars?

Probably not, but the scientists at Jodrell Bank in Cheshire think there could well be life somewhere out there. Given my daughter’s growing interest in stars and the solar system we thought we’d pop in to see the massive Lovell … Continue reading

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Mommy Did It: Hungry Caterpillar Party

Originally posted on Mommy Huh:
On Friday the 13th, we happily celebrated my son’s first birthday party. We had a small party to mark the occasion and a couple of super-simple DIY projects for decoration and party theme (Hungry Caterpillar).…

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Making an ice lamp

It’s not quite the building of the icehotel, but… We have done a lot of science related experiments and activities recently.  The one described here is is probably not the most educational, but the children loved the result.  It is quite messy … Continue reading

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Beastly Machines

This weekend we got out and about again.  This time we went to the Kingston Museum.  This was our first visit and we learnt lots of new things about our adopted town. Of particular interest was the Beastly Machines exhibition.  … Continue reading

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Flash Bang Wallop!

I took the children (age 6 and 8) to the Science Museum in London today.  We have been loads of times and in many ways that makes the trip feel unsuitable for my first blog – we weren’t intrepid travellers venturing … Continue reading

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