Science fun – Is the beachball heavy?

So Teddy let’s have some fun…….. Looks like the beachball is bigger than Teddy 🙂 A fantastic way to show the concepts of big small /light and heavy- Fun and very effective. You can have great fun with your child/children – let them feel the difference in the weights. You will need – Beachball, Basketball, … Read more Science fun – Is the beachball heavy?

Daffodil Experiment – Create some magic with your little ones –

Daffodils are lovely and grow in lots of different places. Your children can have fun spotting them when they are out. You might like to do this experiment with them. This experiment is like magic. Create  great fun experience for you and your children.   Watch your child’s excitement grow as they see the flower … Read more Daffodil Experiment – Create some magic with your little ones –

Butterfly eggs – Why are they sticky?

Let’s have fun finding out why Butterfly eggs are sticky…   Chat to your child and explain how…. The butterfly lays the eggs on the leaf close to the light. This is because the caterpillar likes to eat the sweetest leaves near the light. Another reason the butterfly  is so clever is, the little eggs are … Read more Butterfly eggs – Why are they sticky?

Does this feel – Rough or smooth?

What do you think it feels like?           SORTING – ROUGH AND  SMOOTH 3 tables Have a collection of rough and smooth items on the middle table. For example – book, crayon, basket, sandpaper letter, piece of sandpaper, fabric- cotton, wool, linen, velvet, flax, stones, Ribbon, plastic peg, ruler, sheet paper, … Read more Does this feel – Rough or smooth?

Science fun with ice

  Let’s do an Experiment You will need an ice cube tray filled with coloured water –for example  red Freeze the cubes. A glass Âľ s full of clear water. Today we are going to turn liquid water into solid. First we have to pour some water into this jug. Now using the eyedropper put some … Read more Science fun with ice

Christmas advent fun -Todays letter is c for candle

‘C ‘has the sound of  C  for Christmas  Listen to the sound on the audio of the Christmas Alphabet parade   VERY SIMPLE BUT VERY EFFECTIVE Candle experiment   You will need 2 small candles A clear jar Prove the candle needs air to stay lit. Light the candles then place the jar over one of … Read more Christmas advent fun -Todays letter is c for candle

More Christmas Advent Fun – C for conversation

More Christmas advent fun   Listen to the Christmas Alphabet parade The children will hear the name of the letter and the corresponding sound C for conversation Take the opportunity to have a chat with your little ones about the importance of never touching the candles. At this time of year we all know they … Read more More Christmas Advent Fun – C for conversation

Learn about Colours – I can see a rainbow

This is a little story from “Mimi’s preschool” collection of stories  I wrote based on my own experiences. (there are little tips incorporated). One morning at welcome time….. Mimi was talking about the weather. “Look out of the window what can you see? Is it sunny today? You tell me…” “I see a rainbow shouted Susie”. … Read more Learn about Colours – I can see a rainbow

Science fun – Oil & Water do not mix

  Oil and Water – Have fun with the children, show them how….oil and water do not mix. you will need A  Tall  Glass small jug of water – some oil and teaspoon long handled spoon to mix a little diluted food colouring in small container medicine dropper   Invite child to pour some water … Read more Science fun – Oil & Water do not mix