May 12, 2017 Sugirdha

While looking for ideas to teach children about materials, I stumbled upon this simple game to teach even younger kids. It’s never too early to start introducing your children to learning and in this game, I put together two of my daughter’s most favourite things. Toys and sorting. This activity is very…

May 5, 2017 Sugirdha

My son started science in school this year and had a course on materials this term. We looked for ideas to make learning fun and did a handful of activities at home. I’ve compiled a list of the most useful activities to teach children about materials. For the sake of clarity,…

March 3, 2017 Sugirdha

You could never tire of watching this magical experiment which makes your milk burst into colours. This is the first time my toddler watched this and she was immediately addicted to it. She tried to recognise colours as they went ‘BOOM! BOOM!’ (in her own words). Haven’t heard of this science experiment…

February 12, 2017 Sugirdha

I’m a bit of a hoarder. I’ve been saving these little disposable wipes flip tops for almost 2 years now. Yesterday I picked up a handful of them and set to work making this Peek-a-Boo sensory board for my 2 year old. Here’s a step-by-step about how I did it. Step…

January 22, 2017 Sugirdha

Oobleck – the sticky green slime substance named after the Dr Seuss book, Bartholomew and the Oobleck. You can simple call it corn starch slime although it is considerably different from any other slimes you might have encountered. This is the easiest example of non-newtonian fluid (a fluid that doesn’t follow…