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Try this science experiment with children over the course of several days. Fill up 4 vases with different coloured water and put 1 white carnation in each one. Watch the flowers over the next four days change to the colour of the water.

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Arranging a few old bricks on top of each other makes a simple insect house within minutes. The voids in each layer can be filled with old stems, twigs and other prunings collected from the garden. Bug hotel made from bricks and bamboo - © Lee Avison/GAP Photos

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As the garden hits a summer lull, Toby Buckland picks 10 plants that will hold interest, come rain or shine.

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Stick Raft Building STEM Project

Stick Raft Building STEM Project. Can you build a raft that really floats? How much weight can your stick raft carry? Can your raft cope in a real stream? This STEM challenge is great fun for kids and a super way to get them stretching and developing their skills and engaging with Nature.

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Dissolving, Expanding And Bouncing Egg Science Experiment

Dissolving egg shells should be on every child’s to do list. In fact it should be on every parents to do list if you haven’t done it yet! It’s a great visual and tactile experiment to do at home and there are quite a few things that you can talk about with … Continue reading →

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