Reach & Read: Inside Your Insides

Inside Your Insides: A Guide to the Microbes That Call You Home by Claire Eamer Itchy scratchy creepy crawly feelings are guaranteed! Interesting book about microbes that manages to make reading about a micro biome interesting. There are LOL kid jokes throughout, think knock knock and “what do you call a photo that a microbe takes itself? A […]

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Reach & Read: Water Wow: a visual exploration

Water Wow! by Paula Ayer, Antonia Banyard, Art by Belle Wuthrich Infographic book, brimming with ‘party trivia’. What a fresh way to present some really interesting facts about water: visually pleasing, scientific but in an interesting way, and useful and meaning info to frame the climate change issue. I always enjoy a good infographic and find them […]

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Slime Time: Oobleck Toddler Activity

Playing with slime or more ‘scientifically’ oobleck is fun for all ages but is a great messy sensory play experience with a 16 month old (and a multi-decade old person). Oobleck is slime or more specifically a fictional non-Newtonian fluid precipitate (yes, properties of both a liquid and solid) made famous by the pen of […]

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