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Things to do in London: V&A Museum of Childhood Festival of Play, Saturday 20 – Sunday 21 July 2019

Jul 17 2019

This weekend, the V&A Museum of Childhood is running the Festival of Play – Saturday 20 – Sunday 21 July 2019, as part of the 100 year celebrations for Montessori teaching in the UK.

Montessori St Nicholas is running outdoor games at the Festival of Play – Maria Montessori was a pioneering influencer who identified early on that children can learn by doing. Play based learning is part of her holistic approach that has continues to influence contemporary education. According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), children spend 90% of their time in doors. Montessori St Nicholas believes that should change, with children encouraged to learn by engaging with nature – and about where food comes from. 

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Free Family fun: Top Secret exhibition at the Science Museum London 10 July 2019 – 23 February 2020 – London Mums’ review

Jul 10 2019

The summer blockbuster exhibition at the Science Museum in London Top Secret: From ciphers to cyber security opens its doors today. It’s an Inspirational journey for families through British intelligence. An educational and insightful exhibition for kids and parents alike that shows never-seen-before objects to reveal the real life of spies, secret agents and government activities to protect citizens from harmful and criminal acts.

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Lego City Hero Academy at the London Transport Museum

Apr 12 2019
Our team of child reporters Oliver & Leo Bush with Mum Bibi attended the Lego City Hero Academy at the London Transport Museum in Covent Garden and sent me this wonderful review that I am happy to share. Check this out. 

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Highlights of The Sun: Living With Our Star exhibition at the Science Museum London

Oct 08 2018

The Sun: Living With Our Star is the biggest exhibition about the Sun ever staged and now open at the Science Museum until 6 May 2019. It’s the perfect place to get the kids to during half term holidays. Children and parents alike have the chance to learn more about the nine most surprising moments in the history of sunglasses, the art inspired by the year without summer, and how the Sun has helped shape fashion trends over the years. There are spectacular interactive experiences and unique artefacts to enable us to explore our relationship with the Sun. This exhibition coincides with the 150th anniversary of the discovery of helium in the Sun. 

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Why take kids to the Postal Museum London?

May 17 2018

My 11 year old son Diego and I were recently guests of the Postal Museum and the Mail Rail in Central London. Contrary to our original plans to just spend a couple of hours, we ended up staying there almost all day. It’s a new indoor ‘attraction’ in London which served us well during the wet Easter break. We loved it so much that we are already planning to go back.

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