The Easiest Slime Recipe In The World – non toxic!

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A while ago we went to the Telethon Institute Science Discovery Day.  We got so many science ideas but one, in particular, has stuck with us.

The easiest SLIME recipe in the world! 

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Become An Outer Space Explorer

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We recently explored the new Planet Pioneers exhibition at our local Science Museum – Scitech.  As the weather hots up here in Perth Scitech is a great indoor place to go full of education and entertainment – click here to read our full review of the exhibition. Continue reading

Do You Have What It Takes To Be A Planet Pioneer?

Planet Pioneer Review -tinystepsmakebigstrides.comPlanet Pioneers is the new exhibition at Scitech, Perth and is on until it blasts off to NASA’s Space Centre in Houston in early 2018.  There are 17 hands on stations that will challenge you to think critically about life on earth and explore what we would need for the colonization of a new planet. Continue reading

20 Amazing Outer Space Books for Kids

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When it comes to science one of the favourite topics in our home is outer space! Learning about the stars, planets and astronauts is always exciting, as it is just one of those final frontiers that we don’t quite know what is out there and it is full of mystery. Continue reading

99 Screen-Free Activities

99 screen-free activities from tinystepsmakebigstrides.comMonday 30 April 2018 is the start of International Screen-Free Week.  Are you going screen-free this year?  There is no doubt that screen time has become an integral part of school, home and work. Screens have become a huge distraction in our lives, so this year we have decided to be screen-free for the next week at home. Here is a list of 99 +1 ideas to help you reset your digital addiction, get back to nature, enjoy family time and be creative.  The +1 is because this year we found clay making and I had to add it!

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5 Minute Vegan Gluten Free Pancakes

5 Minute Vegan Panckaes

Quick and easy pancakes that the kids can make with you.    We always make pancakes and today we decided to make a special pancake breakfast for International Day of Happiness. However, once we had added all the ingredients to the bowl we realised that we had no eggs.    Well today, we found out that you can make a pancake without breaking eggs! Continue reading

International Day Of Women And Girls In Science Activities

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This is the first year we have put the International Day of Women and Girls in Science on our list of days.   It is only the second time that it is to be celebrated.  The STEM subjects are still dominated by boys although when girls do take these subjects they do exceedingly well at them.  Celebrating this day for us is all about challenging the male stereotype of the scientist.  We all know about Albert Einstein, Thomas Watt, Thomas Edison, and Benjamin Franklin.  However, after reading Ada Twist Scientist I thought for Miss C we should look into how women have progressed science, innovation and technology.For anyone needing encouragement to be the next inventor or if you wonder if science is for you – take a look at the book lists, links and activities and give it a go on any day not just on Saturday – Day of International Women and Girls in Science.

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