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Give your kids some ice cubes and pieces of material, e.g. foil, newspaper and bubble wrap, and challenge them to come up with a way to stop the ice cubes from melting.

This activity is a great way of initiating an investigation into what materials make good insulators. It promotes the development of scientific understanding and problem solving ...

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Making drawings or collages of favourite foods is an easy, inexpensive craft that keeps your kids busy and promotes the development of fine motor, creative and language skills and scientific understanding.

What you need:

  • Recycled cardboard or card-stock to cut a plate shape from (or you can use a paper plate)
  • Pencil ...
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Getting your kids to design, make and test their own boats keeps them busy and promotes the development of fine motor, creative and language skills, scientific understanding and problem solving.

What you need:

(This is just a suggested list of resources, you do not need everything on it. Add your own ...

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Getting your kids to design, and make, their own versions of a magnetic fishing game keeps them busy and promotes the development of fine motor, creative and language skills and scientific understanding.

What you need:

  • Recycled cardboard or card-stock (for game pieces)
  • Box lid or a box with the top cut ...

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Holiday decorations using jar lids

Looking for an easy craft that will keep your kids busy?

Let them get creative with just a bit of glue, a recycled jar lid, aluminium foil and some scraps of recycled paper, ribbon, buttons etc.

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