Former Downton Abbey actress, Amy Nuttall, can’t get enough of Learning Resources!

Former Downton Abbey actress, Amy Nuttall, can’t get enough of Learning Resources!

Actress Amy Nuttall is best known for her roles in Downton Abbey and Emmerdale, but away from the screen she is mother to her little girl.

Amy Nuttall

Amy and her three year old daughter have enjoyed playing with Learning Resources’ toys.  Here is Amy’s feedback…

“Having recently received a few different toys from Learning Resources, I quickly went back to the website and got carried away ordering more. They are so different from any other toys on the market AND they are educational which, as a parent, I feel is a huge bonus! read more

Bringing Maths to life through Children’s Favourite Activities

Bringing Maths to life through Children’s Favourite Activities

Mathematical principles are core to our understanding of other subjects and the wider world. Whatever your child’s age, bringing maths to life through the subjects they love can open the door to a deeper understanding of the subject.

 Maths Inspires Art

Since the 4th century, artists have taken inspiration from mathematics. From the tessellations of Escher to the computer visualizations of four-dimensional geometry by Tony Robbin — maths and art go hand in hand. read more

Eight fun STEM activities for all the family this Mother’s Day

Are you looking for something fun to do with the kids this Mother’s Day? Keep brains ticking and the whole family engaged with our selection of STEM (science, technology, engineering and maths) activities. There’s something for everyone, indoor and out!

Dye your own flowers

Dye your own flowers

This simple and stunning experiment is a great way to introduce preschoolers to scientific investigations and natural science. Not only does it give children the opportunity to learn how water transfers through a plant, but the end result will make a great present for Mummy on Mother’s Day too! You’ll need some white flowers (when in season, daisies from the garden will work), glasses of water, a selection of food dye and a sharp knife. Visit redtri.com for more details! read more

Food play: Fun and Inventive ways to get your child talking about food

Giving little ones a fun and engaging introduction to food from a young age can spark an interest in nutrition and what we eat.

At Learning Resources we believe that learning through play is the best way to learn, and play food is a great example of this. Here are our tips to get your little ones talking about food and improving their understanding about it – all while having fun! read more

Our Favourite Christmas Craft Creations From Around The Web

Crowded streets, parcel deliveries, and late night shopping! The real hustle and bustle of Christmas isn’t much fun for little ones. Beyond decorating the tree, and getting them to help wrap Granny’s presents, what else can you do to keep your children entertained this Christmas?

These are our top craft picks from around the web! read more

A beginners guide to stargazing

You don’t need to invest in expensive equipment to start your stargazing journey. With just the naked eye Nyctophiles (fans of darkness and the night) can see several thousands of stars. Begin to spot constellations, explore the surface of the moon and talk about the universe with your little ones. We hope you enjoy our introduction to stargazing. read more