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Lava explosion in a jar while exploring liquid density

  Did you like our experiment called fireworks in a jar?  Then you might like this one. I have actually decided to do this experiment to complement our experiment on water density which was also a hit with Teddy.  We talked about the different density in water compared to an oil which is lighter and […]

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Learning more about the whales

We just love the whales!! They are truly magnificent animals, the way they move in the water with such an ease and grace and the force they break the surface when they breech. I was fortunate enough to see a large pod of humpback whales swimming and frolicking in the waves of Californian coast, it […]

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Let’s see the water move – sea current experiment

If you have kids you have probably heard about a cartoon movie called Finding Nemo, about a little clown fish crossing the ocean to find his son Nemo travelling on the fast East Australian current with a bunch of sea turtles. Does it ring a bell? Well, even though this movie is not really considered […]

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What hides beneath…layers of the ocean

Teddy has always been fascinated by the ocean and its creatures. I am not sure if it was because we live close to the sea and have been going to the beach since he was a little baby and instead of visiting a zoo we have been taking him to a local sea centre or […]

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Science is fun – water density experiment

Science is just brilliant! Don’t you think? If you had known me as a child you would have never guessed these words would come out of my mouth.  I never used to think that science was great at all. Well to be honest I think I couldn’t stand it but I was never shown anything […]

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Firework in a Jar – Experiment

We have been spending time with learning about our beloved whales lately and haven’t been introducing any new topics but there is always time for some experiment, isn’t there?! Firework in a Jar – Experiment  This is one of Teddy’s favourite and mine too but to be honest for a completely different reason. Whereas Teddy […]

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Watch it wriggle – how to make your wormery

The weather has been improving lately and we have been spending more time in the garden.  Trimming and cutting everything down in preparation for the spring and new growth and turning over the soil in our vegetable patch to plan some green goodies While working in the garden we have seen quite a lot of worms that […]

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Spring is coming – let’s explore outdoors!

The spring is most certainly coming and it has been pulling us to spend more and more time outdoors! Not that we don’t like spending time outside when its cold, Teddy really does not care if its windy, rainy or freezing, he wants to be out and there is always something to do and if […]

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‘Mammy I really need a volcano’ – exploding volcano

It was only a couple of minutes long footage of a volcano erupting and he was hooked.  All the  documentaries about cute animals we watched were forgotten and the only thing that he wanted to talk about was that hot lava spewing into the ocean. So we had to build a volcano… I think the […]

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