Learning Science

New Chapter in Science Learning – Thames & Kosmos Kits

With so many science promoting toys at the toy market, it is not easy to make the right choice for your child. When parents shop for science toys in our store, they immediately spot the big colorful packages with detailed building and science projects on our shelves. The science kits by Thames & Kosmos toy [...]

Stuck With Trucks: Top 5 ways to use kids’ fascination with transportation as a road to learning

I have three boys.  My home reminds more of a garage, then a house: we have some toy trucks and cars by the bed; we have some bulldozers in the basement; we have some cranes in a playroom; we have LOTS of cars in a chest bean; we have a cement mixer in a bathroom; [...]

Vintage Educational Posters

Came across a few Vintage Educational Posters and decided to share some cool images and descriptions. Most of these posters are a part of sets of teaching charts used in 1960′s to 19070′s in Europe. Many of these posters were internationally appreciated for their educational value, published by the various museums and silk-screened onto paper. [...]

Science Kits for Kids: from Childrens Play to Rocketships

A science kit may seem like an idea from days gone by; a curiosity you might buy at a general store or a Woolworths, but that idea could not be further from reality. As a parent (or teacher) you are looking for ways to give your child a head start on learning. A box of [...]

Free chemistry materials. Parents’ resources.

Thanks to Lore at playschool6 Yahoo Group for sharing this fantastic information: The American Chemical Society is offering an entire chemistry curriculum, complete with online lessons, a free downloadable book, activity sheets and lots more — absolutely free. Middle School Chemistry The web site covers six chapters on subjects such as the periodic table, density [...]

Remarkable video: Hubble Ultra Deep Field 3D

Scientists dedicated 14 days of extremely expensive and precious time of the Hubble telescope for taking photos of… nothing. They pointed the telescope to a part of the sky, that was absolutely black, with no stars or other celestial bodies. When the images came back, they were up for a surprise… Hubble Ultra Deep Field [...]