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Se7en Learn About Frogs and Frogging with the Young Explorers App…

July 22nd, 2016 · 2 Comments

It just so happens that, even though we experienced a severe drought this past summer, almost every hike we have been on takes us past a damp patch of ground and the song of frogs runs loud and clear. They may make a lot of noise but they can be really are hard to spot, […]

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Se7en + 1 Tips for Creating Nature NoteBooks With Kids…

May 20th, 2016 · 10 Comments

From time to time I post a snippet of our kids’ nature journals on instagram… and inevitably folk ask us to write a post on nature note booking with kids. Honestly… it is the easiest thing in the world and is a lovely way to create a sweet and lasting memento of their drawing through […]

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Se7en + 1 Fun Ways to Get to Know the Periodic Table, and it’s a GiveAway…

April 15th, 2016 · 14 Comments

I cannot believe that it is possible to go through your entire education without at some stage meeting up with the elements on the Periodic Table. For some it might seem like a completely pointless exercise, but apart from the obvious reason that some sort of “element question” appears in every kind of quiz game… […]

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Se7en+1 Set Out As Citizen Scientists in the Fynbos…

November 12th, 2015 · 7 Comments

Citizen Science is where volunteers from the public assist scientists in their research, either with data collection or actual observations. It is a way for scientists to collect a lot of data with the help of interested and committed parties. Projects vary in size and scope from small scale to national projects… from bird counts […]

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Se7en Review: A Box of Rocks… Rock Collecting 101 for Kids…

August 29th, 2015 · 3 Comments

I know I don’t usually post a book review on a Friday night, but this so follows on from yesterday’s post: How to Turn a Collection into a Museum, that it actually has to go here… Our love for the great outdoors and certain folks’ predeliction for collecting meant that this book ticked all the […]

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Se7en’s 52 Week Challenge #4: How to Turn a Collection into a Museum

August 28th, 2015 · 10 Comments

Maybe you guys enjoy visiting a fabulous museum as much as we do… the more hands on and interactive the better. The things is, it is one thing to visit a museum and it is quite another to live in one. I often blog about decluttering and keeping surfaces clear, but what about all the […]

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Se7en + 1 Create Ocean Zones in a Box…

April 30th, 2015 · 6 Comments

It has been an absolute age since we have blogged about anything that we have made… not that we haven’t been making, just that we haven’t gotten round to posting it. Recently the gang had to put together a model of the ocean zones in a box. It was a great project that they could […]

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