Science at Home: Convection in Action
A fun experiment that shows the physical effects of hot air movement and convection currents.
Science for Kids: Cloud in a Bottle
This is one of our favourite science experiments that easily explains condensation and cloud formation. Plus, it’s super fun to watch!
Science Experiment for Kids: Fireworks in a Bottle or Lava Lamp
Make your own lava lamp at home with this simple to do fireworks in a bottle experiment.
Lockdown Recipe: Focaccia Bread
Try this recipe for a lovely, flavorful bread that’s perfect for dipping in olive oil and balsamic vinegar. Easy to make and delicious for snacks or sides.
How to Make a Parol – The Filipino Christmas Star
The Filipino Christmas star or Parol is a ubiquitous display for the season in Filipino homes across the world. Learn how to DIY it here.
Art Activity for Kids: Coffee Painting
We wanted to do a unique art activity for kids, so we tried painting with coffee today. We mixed 3 shades — light, midtone and dark.
Art Activity for Kids: Cubism
Check out our finished art work that we used for learning about Cubism and Pablo Picasso. It took us about a week and half to finish.
Snack Recipes for Kids: Rice Krispie Treats
Looking for a fun, quick snack to make for kids? Try this Rice Krispie Treat recipe. A sure hit for young ones.
Recipe for Kids: Sushi Bake
When the little ones love sushi but you couldn’t be bothered with all that rolling, here’s an easy solution that both kids and adults will love.
Science Experiment: What Happens When You Microwave Soap?
Want to know what happens when you microwave soap? Find out in this science experiment.
Baking Recipe for Kids: Coconut Macaroons
Coconut macarrons are sweet cupcake-like desserts made with desiccated coconuts. They’re easy enough for kids to make with little supervision.
Art Activity for Kids: Pointillism Practice
Pointillism is a cool art technique for kids to learn. It uses small, distinct dots of color to paint an image. We did two activities using this technique.
Home Science Activity for Kids: Leak-proof Plastic Bag
This science activity feels a bit magical, don’t you think? But there is a science explanation behind it all. Discover the magic of polymers here.
Art Activity for Kids: Graphite Transfer
In this art activity, we use a graphite block to transfer an image outline onto a piece of paper. It’s a great started activity for realistic drawing.
Lockdown Recipe: French Toast
French toast adds a sweet twist to your morning toast. This is always a popular breakfast / snack staple for kids and it is super easy to make. Check our recipe here.
Autumn Art Activity: Leaf Rubbing
This is one of the classic art activities that we did as kids. It’s time to share the fun! You can use fallen leaves, dried leaves or fresh ones.
Home Science Experiments: No-peroxide Elephant Toothpaste
If you’ve always wanted to try the elephant toothpaste experiment but didn’t want to use hydrogen peroxide, here’s a kid-friendly alternative which uses baking soda, citric acid and milk.
Math Activity for Kids: Tens Frames
Making your own flash card-style tens frames is an excellent way to teach kids math concepts. You can use it to cover lessons on math facts, addition, subtraction and place values.
Winter Activities for Kids: Fake Snow
Fake snow! This is a fun activity for kids year-round and you only need to ingredients for it. Enjoy!
Learning Resources: Free Language Learning Websites and Apps for Kids
Looking for free language learning websites or apps for kids? We’ve tried some of these ourselves. Here are our top recommendations
Lockdown Recipe: Chocolate Chip Cookies
Chocolate chip cookies are the perfect baking recipe to do with your kids! It’s okay to make a mess with this one, that’s part of the fun
Kids Science Experiment: Bouncing Raisins
Here’s an easy base + acid science experiment you can do at home. The raisins look like they are bouncing because the carbon dioxide bubbles produced by the chemical reaction which lifts and drops the raisins.
Art Activity for Kids: Scratch Art
Scratch art is a fun activity for kids which only needs a piece of paper and wax crayons. Find out how you can do it with your family.
Lockdown Recipe: Honey Butter Buns
This is one of our all-time favourite baking recipes. Perfect as a side dish or on its own as a snack. Kids will love it.
Lockdown Fun: Shadow Play
This classic activity never loses its appeal. Shadow play is a fun and easy way to have a device-free evening. So get that torch out and get creative!
Food Science Recipe: Rock Candy
Here’s an easy activity that uses science for candy making. Rock candies are formed by crystallizing sugar. Here’s how to do it
Lockdown Recipe: Pigs in a Blanket
Need new snack ideas for kids stuck at home? Try pigs in a blanket — this party classic will be a hit with young ones, too!
Science and Art Activity for Kids: Milk Painting
This is a surprisingly fun science and art activity: Magic Milk! Kids of all ages will enjoy watching those colours dance.
Mother’s Day Arts Activity: Paper Roses
Here’s an easy art activity for Mother’s Day: paper roses. All you need for this are: 10cm x 10cm paper or cardstockscissors glue Let’s get crafting!
Mother’s Day Science Activity: Chroma Paper Towel Flowers
Here’s a science experiment kids can do at home to create their own flowers out of paper towel. It’s a great way to explore science concepts such as chromatography and capilliary action.
Lockdown Recipe: Pretzels
Our pretzel recipe is a sure hit with the kids. You can go sweet or savory with this soft and chewy pretzel base. Enjoy!
Quarantine Art Activity: DIY Chalk Paint
Get the kids outdoors with this DIY chalkpaint. It’s super easy to do and is even easier to use than normal chalk.
Lockdown Math Activity: The Ordinal Elevator
Teach kids about ordinal numbers using the elevator concept. This DIY elevator buttons makes it even more fun.
Easy Dessert to Make During Quarantine: Ice Cream
Ice cream in a bag is part science activity, part dessert-making fun. It’s a great activity to do with kids to demonstrate the concepts of freezing point and phases of matter.
Lockdown Recipe: Banana Bread
Kids love banana bread and can even be part of the baking process. Read on for our delicious, moist banana bread recipe.
Home Science Experiments: Fizzy Balloon
Mixing baking soda and vinegar results in a chemical reaction that creates carbon dioxide, which we can use to blow up a balloon.
Lockdown Science Experiments: 3 No-Borax Slime Recipes You Can Do at Home
Here are 3 fun and easy ways to make DIY slime without borax and using just common ingredients you’ll find at home.
Lockdown Recipe: Country Fair Donuts
Try these yummy deep-fried little donuts, you usually find at a country fair. They’re super easy to make with kids.
Science Activity for Kids: Surprise Bath Bombs
Create your own surprise bath bomb with just 2 ingredients: baking soda and citric acid. You can put a toy inside, add scents and colours to make it even more fun.
Lockdown Science Activity: Cup Telephone
Let kids discover the concepts of vibration and sound transmission with this simple telephone cup experiment.
Lockdown Art Activity: How to Draw a Bird
Have you tried the “Complete the Picture” activity in our activity book? Here’s an example of how to do it.
Lockdown Recipe: Homemade Pizza Dough
It’s always fun to make homemade pizza with the kids. Plus, it can be a learning activity for fractions, too! Check out our recipe for chewy, crunchy pizza dough.
Lockdown Activity for Kids: Bubbles
A fun activity to do at home with kids of any age is to make your own bubble formula. Here’s our recipe for it.
Kids Lockdown Activity: Easter Egg Painting
A fun activity for the family would be painting Easter eggs. If you don’t have real eggs on hand, try these.
Lockdown Activity: Paper Crane Origami
There’s an ancient Japanese legend that promises anyone who folds 1,000 paper cranes will be granted a wish? Try it today.
Lockdown Science Activity: Erupting Volcano
What kid doesn’t love explosions? This erupting volcano experiment uses baking soda (a base) and vinegar (an acid) to create the chemical reaction.
My Lockdown Activity Book
I created this book for my daughter, niece and nephew — who are all school-aged kids between 7 and 8-years-old. I decided to share it with other parents who are currently under lockdown due to Covid-19 and may be dealing with very bored children. I am not an artist, so the artwork here are not…
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