Erupting Volcano

Erupting Volcano - Kids in the Kitchen

Guest Post by McKenzie’s Volcanos are fascinating. There are about 1,500 active volcanoes in the world, and about 500 have erupted in the historical timeline. The school holidays provide time for slow days where you can watch YouTube documentaries about the world, read books at the library and do creative projects. You can even do themed days and […]

Science Experiments For Kids

Magic milk experiment for kids

This is the second instalment to the easy water experiment post I wrote last month. We can’t get enough science in our house at the moment and the kids are constantly dressing up and playing the mad scientist role. They have gone through litres of vinegar and bicarbonate of soda, my food colourings are all […]

How to Make a Flower Head Wreath

How to Make a Flower Head Wreath Instructions

There is something simple, sweet and girlish about a flower head wreath.  My husband had the day off work this day, so we decided to go for a drvie in the country.  Our car broke down, right near a gorgeous patch of wildflowers. While we waited for roadside assistance to arrive, we made flower head wreaths.  We didn’t mind the wait. […]

Why Is There So Much Rain Mum?

Typical Walker Circulation Pattern Weather

Guest Post by Matthew Burstow I can remember a time, only around 5 years ago, when the site of rain and the sound of a storm would invoke such wonder in my young children.  At that time, Australia was in the middle of one of the worst droughts on record, and the number of times […]