Use my archive of science experiments for kids to try some hands-on investigations. [Read more…]
It’s very easy and inexpensive to make your own watercolor paints. Here’s a ‘how to’ taken from my new book Art Spark with several ideas for homemade watercolor paint recipes and links to famous art example that use paint made from natural ingredients.
How to make homemade watercolor paints
Wondering how to homeschool science? This resource will help you plan your homeschool science curriculum and is packed full of useful links to online science resources for children, and a fun collection of hands-on science experiments you can try at home.
How to homeschool science
Garden sensory play :: homemade petal perfume [Read more…]
Here’s a super fun kids’ science experiment from the Tinkerlab book :: we’re making naked eggs that bounce!
How to make a naked egg
How to make a rain gauge :: backyard science
Are you planning any Earth Day activities on April 22nd? Celebrated around the world, Earth Day is a great time to pause and reflect the impact you, your kids and your family have on the earth.
Last year we carried out an eco-audit of our play, looking at simple but effective ways we could align our activities with the ideas of reducing, re-using and recycling.
We’re joining in with the Earth Day Celebrations hosted by Mommy Labs and Greening Sam and Avery to bring you a blog hop bursting with ideas you can use to celebrate Earth Day with your kids. Have a browse around the blog hop at the end of this post to find ideas for art, crafts, games, activities and positive action your family can take to go a little greener this month. First though, here’s what the NurtureStore girls came up with as an Earth Day play idea: we grew an indoor meadow!