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World Wildlife Day nature activities for children

World Wildlife Day is about raising awareness of the ways we can protect our natural world. Almost a quarter of all species on Earth are at risk of becoming extinct in the next 50 years which means we are in danger too. People of all ages need to work together to protect nature and ourselves. […]

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Easy pancake recipes for children

Hooray it’s Pancake Day, so we are sharing easy pancake recipes for children and unusual topping ideas they might like to try. Traditionally Pancake Day (Shrove Tuesday) was the day to use up all your eggs and fats before the beginning of Lent on Ash Wednesday. Also traditionally, (or often?) pancakes are served with sugar, […]

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Engineering Week projects children can do at home

Engineering Week in February celebrates the different ways that engineering is part of our everyday lives, from our washing machines and cars to our mobile phones and toys. Here we share some engineering projects your child might like to try at home. Challenge your mini Brunel to build these fantastic bridges and towers. How tall/wide/strong […]

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Fantastic children’s activities to celebrate Chinese New Year 2022

Find out about Chinese New Year and join in the 2022 celebrations with these super-easy, super-fun children’s activities, recipes and games. What is Chinese New Year all about? There are a few legends surrounding the origins of the Chinese New Year. According to one such legend thousands of years ago a monster called Nian always […]

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Guide to the best FREE online educational resources

Here is our guide to the best free online education resources. We have included resources suitable for children from primary school up to A level, as well as resources for university students and adult learners. Whether you are a parent who wants to support their child’s learning or a student studying for exams, this guide […]

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Big Energy Saving Week 2022 – get children involved!

Big Energy Saving Week runs from 17th to 23rd January 2022. Here we share some fun ways you can teach your child about the importance of saving energy and what they can do to help. By saving energy they are looking after our planet and also lowering your household bills. What is energy? You could […]

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Best children’s Christmas books to bring festive magic

Nothing brings the magic of Christmas alive more than a brilliant festive story. The children’s Christmas books we share here have compelling characters, beautiful illustrations, and exciting plots. The books also contain meaningful messages that embody the spirit of Christmas, providing food for thought. Reviews of the best children’s Christmas books We think every Christmas […]

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How do tutors teach children with different learning styles?

There are many ways that people learn, but the three main styles are auditory, kinesthetic and visual. A person who learns best when information is presented in an auditory format might say things out loud when trying to remember them. For visual learners, pictures, charts, graphs and diagrams are an effective way to absorb information. […]

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Climate change activities for children: 26th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties 2021

The 26th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26) is taking place in Glasgow from 31st October to 12th November 2021. This is the 26th meeting that will be attended by the countries that signed the United National Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) in 1994. In today’s blog we share some activities you […]

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Diwali children’s activities

Diwali is the Hindu ‘festival of lights’. In 2021 it is celebrated on Thursday 4th November – the date changes each year because the Hindu calendar is based on the Moon. Find out all about Diwali and then have lots of fun joining in with these children’s activities and crafts. Happy Diwali! What is Diwali? […]

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