Child-friendly recipes for your home-grown fruit and vegetables

A child cooking using child-friendly recipes

We hope that you’ve had fun using our Farm Together infographic to grow your own fruit and vegetables. Now, you’ll need some child-friendly recipes to make the most of your fresh ingredients when they’re ready to harvest!

The aim of the infographic is not only to help educate children on growing their own produce, but help to encourage healthier eating habits. These child-friendly recipes are a perfect way to help little ones get their 5-a-day. read more

Celebrating Global Money Week with Toys and Games!

Global Money Week (GMW) is an annual financial awareness campaign built to inspire children and young people to learn about money matters, livelihoods and entrepreneurship.

The earlier children learn about money, the better they will manage their finances through their lives. Money skills help children learn the difference between earning, saving, and spending which will in time, help them to budget and have healthier money habits.  read more

British Science Week – A guest blog by Science Sparks

Emma is a busy mum to three even busier children. She is passionate about the importance of science education and making science fun for kids. You can find Emma’s science-based activities and investigations over on Science Sparks, a website bursting with creative and engaging ideas for children of all ages.

Emma has pulled together some fun science experiments that you can do at home to celebrate British Science Week. read more

Children’s guide to growing fruit and vegetables

Planning activities for the children and getting them to eat enough fruit and vegetables can be tricky. So, we’ve come up with a fun solution to achieve both — a fruit and vegetable growing cheatsheet for kids!

This downloadable and printable guide teaches children a valuable life skill, gets them outdoors and encourages healthy eating. If children know where their food comes from and have had a hand in growing it, they’ll be more excited about eating it. read more

The International Year of the Periodic Table

The periodic table is one of the most significant achievements in science which captures the essence of chemistry, physics and biology. On the 20th of December 2017, the United Nations General Assembly proclaimed that 2019 will be the 150th anniversary of the periodic table and has therefore been named the ‘International Year of the Periodic Table of Chemical Elements’ (IYPT).

IYPT is a celebration of scientists, their members and their communities. It’s a way of working with their communities to engage people in the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) and the periodic table. The RSC are holding activities throughout 2019, including public lectures, teacher resources, public outreach, themed journals and books, and grants to fund IYPT activities and communities. read more

Digital Learning Day – Coding

Digital Learning Day celebrates the use of digital technology in learning and in particular, highlights innovative and forward-thinking technology for learning in the classroom. Digital learning includes many different tools and applications to support teachers and students, including online courses, digital content and a wide range of resources.

Digital Learning Day started as a way to ensure that all youth have access to high-quality digital learning opportunities no matter where they live. It’s about enhancing the role of a teacher by using modern day tools to improve the learning experience in schools and highlights great teaching practice and instructional technology programs that improve student outcomes. read more