Top Tips and Science Fun

Make a paddle boat

Make a paddle boat

30/08/2021
Paddling pools are a great place to start water based investigations with your child. From predicting whether items... read more
Freezing and melting things in ice

Freezing and melting things in ice

29/08/2021
Encourage discussion on temperatures with your child and invite them to be a part of the freezing process. Go around... read more
Build an ice castle

Build an ice castle

28/08/2021
This is your warning, go and freeze loads of water now. Ice play is fantastic for children's play and exploration in... read more
Create a Beach Nature Table

Create a Beach Nature Table

27/08/2021
The beach is an incredible sensory experience but sometimes you just don't have the time to discuss or experience... read more
Volcano and Lava Experiments

Volcano and Lava Experiments

26/08/2021
Did you know?Volcanoes are openings in the Earth’s surface. When they are active they can let ash, gas and hot magma... read more
Ice Art

Ice Art

25/08/2021
This garden activity is perfect for those sunny days when children are feeling hot and restless. This not stop... read more
Cloud in a Jar

Cloud in a Jar

24/08/2021
To create your Nimbus Cloud in a jar you will need:A jar or glassShaving foam - white if possible and not gelColoured... read more
Make Coloured Bubbles

Make Coloured Bubbles

23/08/2021
More bubble activities! Although bubbles are clear AND also rainbow coloured due to the diffraction of light when it... read more
Animals and their homes

Animals and their homes

22/08/2021
As we spend more time outside children will be naturally drawn to anything living in their garden, at the beach or at... read more
Waterproof Bag - Do you dare?

Waterproof Bag - Do you dare?

21/08/2021
Do you dare stand under a bag of water that someone keeps pushing pencils through? Give it a try, it may not be as wet... read more
Make a Wave Bottle

Make a Wave Bottle

19/08/2021
Adults and children alike find movement and colour together mesmorising. Combine these 2 and you have the perfect... read more
Dissect a Flower

Dissect a Flower

18/08/2021
This activity will naturally follow on from the make your own perfume activity, where the children will have had... read more
Science and ice lollies

Science and ice lollies

17/08/2021
Ice is an incredible sensory experience for children, as well as being lots of fun, cheap and easy to set up. As they... read more
Make your Own Perfume or Garden Soup

Make your Own Perfume or Garden Soup

16/08/2021
The sensory experience of making your own scent is an activity that all ages will enjoy. Start by introducing them to... read more
Butterfly Lifecycle

Butterfly Lifecycle

15/08/2021
Butterflies! Have you seen many in your garden this year? Do they all look the same? Do they always seem to go to the... read more
Make a water filter

Make a water filter

14/08/2021
Did you know...There is the same amount of water on Earth as there was when the planet was formed. Believe it or not,... read more
Create colourful flowers

Create colourful flowers

13/08/2021
A simple activity to help children understand how water travels up the stem to feed it. It also encourage patience and... read more
Make a tin foil boat.

Make a tin foil boat.

12/08/2021
Children use units of measurement everyday without even realising. When comparing taller or shorter friends and who... read more
Ice on Colours

Ice on Colours

11/08/2021
Take a look at this experiment Professors Jess tried when testing out which colours absorbed more heat. The perfect... read more
Save an Egg!

Save an Egg!

10/08/2021
You may think concepts such as inertia and gravity are too complex for your toddler or pre schooler to grasp, but this... read more
Make a Sand Volcano

Make a Sand Volcano

09/08/2021
For younger children creating the sand volcano gives them opportunities for mark making in the sand getting ready to... read more
Make a bubble Snake

Make a bubble Snake

08/08/2021
Make a bubble snake. Blowing bubbles is great fun and perfect for a windy day when you can watch them lift high in the... read more
Make a Kite

Make a Kite

07/08/2021
Make a Mini Professors kite. Making one of these kites requires patience and may seem a little fiddly, both of these... read more
Make a Mini Professors pinwheel.

Make a Mini Professors pinwheel.

06/08/2021
What's the difference between Tornadoes and Hurricanes? One forms over water and moves towards land and the other... read more
How To make a Water Gauge...

How To make a Water Gauge...

05/08/2021
Did you know... The UK isn't the rainiest place on Earth! Although it may feel like it, it is actually Columbia. with... read more
Find out if a water balloon sinks or floats.

Find out if a water balloon sinks or floats.

04/08/2021
🎈While it may seem like a simple experiment to most, it is actually introducing the idea of density and buoyancy to... read more
Make a Pinecone Weather Station

Make a Pinecone Weather Station

03/08/2021
Do you go for lots of walks? Do you end up with pockets full of sticks, stones and pinecones?All these items can be... read more
Mini Professors Science Summer Challenge Calendar

Mini Professors Science Summer Challenge Calendar

02/08/2021
This Summer join in with our Mini Professors 30 days of Science Summer Challenge. Full of ideas for the whole family,... read more
Mini Professors Halloween Experiments

Mini Professors Halloween Experiments

29/10/2018
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The Science Of Everything

The Science Of Everything

04/04/2018
Science affects us all every day, from the alarm clock that wakes us up for school, to the food we eat, the buildings... read more