Little Scientist experiments: Nancy B’s Black Light Illuminator & Nature’s Mysteries Journal

Jul 27 2015
Nancy B black light illuminator diego

Over the years London Mums very own little scientist Diego has made lots of progress learning about science, including biology and physics by practical experiments which we have featured in the past. He will soon be 9 and his interest in science is now more developed and requires more advanced kits to satisfy his curiosity. The best for him at this stage is Nancy B’s Science Club Black Light Illuminator & Nature’s Mysteries Journal. This is essentially a science activity kit that helps little scientists observe rocks, insects, and flowers that glow under black light.

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Indoor Activities with children – How to Make a Pinhole Camera

Jul 25 2015
Pinhole Camera

We all hope for the weather to be bright all summer-long but those inevitable rainy days are never far away, proving tricky when entertaining the kids. Well don’t fret, The Royal Institution’s L’Oréal Young Scientist Centre have just the thing to keep those little hands busy and give them hours of fun, making their very own pinhole camera!

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Indoor activities for kids – Construction Set to create a Flower Garden in the house

Jul 20 2015
Indoor activities for kids

School holidays can be challenging for parents trying to find fun indoor activities for kids which can be a bit educational as well. The Gears! Gears! Gears! Build & Bloom Flower Garden Construction Set by Learning Resources is great to develop children’s imagination as well as manual skills. It is suitable for children from 4+ and, as you can see in this video, my 8 year old son Diego found it extremely entertaining and a bit different from the usual Lego and Meccano building sets.

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