Celeb mum Stacey Solomon swears by creating different animals out of snacks for her sons to keep them focused and entertained while eating. If your little one needs some encouragement, our friends at Mash Direct have created these delicious HEDGEHOG, LION and OWL recipes using their products, to make mealtimes more fun, healthy andRead More →

No party is complete without some terror-ific tunes to get every witch and wizard in the mood for a devilish dance-off. We’re sharing our favourites to kick off the skele-fun and make it a Halloween hoolie to remember! “The Monster Mash” by Bobby “Boris” Pickett “Ghostbusters” by Ray Parker Jr.Read More →

A hilariously horrific activity the kids will go bats about this Halloween!  This slime flows like a liquid but can be rolled like a solid – and the best part is that it’s edible! Scientific Principle: Viscosity                 Time: ​45 minutes cooking time, 2 hours cooling time  Equipment & IngredientsRead More →

Today (21 October) is Apple Day and what better way to celebrate this versatile, delicious and healthy fruit than sharing one of our favourite recipes that’s great to make with the kids. Ingredients 200 g or 7oz plain flour 100 g or 3.5 oz caster sugar 50 g or 2 oz brown sugar 2 1/2 teaspoons baking powderRead More →

The global pandemic and lockdowns on top of all the usual life challenges can affect children just as much as adults. To mark World Mental Health Day on 10 October, Catherine Lynch provides six stepping stones, and free downloadable resources, to help parents support youngsters to develop good mental health. Read More →

Five star visitor attraction, Dynamic Earth is re-opening its doors after a six month closure caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. From Saturday 3 October, Dynamic Earth will be open on Saturdays on Sundays from 10am until 5pm. To celebrate the re-opening, the attraction is running its Annual Explorer Pass offerRead More →

The 80th anniversary of the Battle of Britain is on 15 September, but do you know what is being commemorated and why, and how can you explain its significance to children? Former primary school teacher Laura Steele of leading education resource creators Planbee has all the answers. What was the Battle of Britain? The BattleRead More →

Education Secretary John Swinney has announced that secondary school pupils in Scotland will have to wear face coverings in corridors, communal areas and school buses from next Monday (31 August) and all children aged five and over on dedicated school transport by a, bringing it into line with guidance for publicRead More →