I am a big fan of construction type toys – they often offer endless possibilities for imaginative play and learning. The children have been enjoying playing with two geo mags sets that we have been sent to take a look at; one of the geomags panel sets and the second…

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We have had a real STEM month this month with our STEM fair and other things and I thought I’d already shared details of box seven from Letterbox Lab but I realised I hadn’t! We did this box at the beginning of this month and it brought with it the…

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One of my favourite places to visit in Manchester is the wonderful Museum of Science and Industry. I could happily while away the day there, exploring the different parts of the museum and it’s somewhere I really don’t visit often enough with the children. I had an excuse this week…

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Last weekend the children had an early bath so we all came downstairs to spend an hour reading before heading to bed. The children are a little spoilt with new books as we receive a steady supply through the post, but one that D spotted straight away was Red Alert!…

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Earlier this week we attended a STEM fair. It’s the third ‘fair’ we have attended now having previously attended a Geography fair and a history fair.  I’d asked the children what they wanted to do their project on, and they were keen to look at electricity. D has a snap…

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