Pocket Money Rock Stall – fun ideas for the school fayre!! …. It’s that time again and you’re looking for easy original ideas to boost school funds – look no further! We have 5 great school fete ideas here, all costed at around £2 a go. 5 easy ways to give a fresh twist to […]
Cooking with Kids
Hi there – we write about kids activities, families and parenting. We had a lot of fun with our blog about dinosaur parties so we thought we’d take a look around for some great blogs on cooking with kids. After a scrumptious tour, we picked out 3 that grabbed us. Sure you’ll enjoy them […]
Location: 5 Popular Fossil Sites
Location, location, location: Where do I go to find fossils? We’ve put together this handy guide to help you choose a location. We can’t promise you’ll find a dragon the size of a London bus of course! But we do have a whole collection of blogs to tell you what to take etc […]
Jurassic Walks and other Fossil Adventures
A family joke in our friend’s house is, ‘see, I told you I wouldn’t like that walk’!! Sounds familiar? We have some hot prompts for you on turning walks into adventures that leave them clamouring for more. Get your boots on, let’s go… (Unless you want to stay indoors and go shopping that is…) Jurassic […]
Fossil Collecting: What to do back home.
Have you ever brought home a few stones or shells from a fun day fossil collecting at the beach or countryside only to find they get in the way until you throw them in the bin? Fossil Collecting: In The Garden for li’l ones, put your found treasures in the sand pit to find over and […]
Fossil hunting: 8 things you need
So you’ve decided to take the kids fossil hunting this weekend? It’s free and fun – you’re gonna have a great time. This post is about some of the things you’ll need to take with you for a safe and fun time. We have a guide to all our posts about finding fossils and activities […]
5 Easy activities babies and toddlers
Ever tried to enjoy a whole a coffee whilst keeping youngsters happy? First, 3 quick rules of thumb: The trick is a little planning. Make sure they’re safe and you’re happy for them to explore by putting the toys in their mouth etc Believe that this works and give it a good go. Keep a […]
Stromatolites, the oldest thing on earth?
Stromatolites: What are they and what would I do with one? A stromatolite is the oldest thing in the world. So could be the most important fossil you will or can ever collect. You may like facts and learning or need answers for homework so here goes all about Stromatolites: As colonies of simple bacteria, Stromatolites […]
Minerals – What are they used for?
Many children are crazy about minerals now because of their passion for the online game, Minecraft. But do they realise that we are absolutely surrounded by minerals in our daily lives? Aside from forming the beautiful crystals that we marvel at, minerals are actually incredibly important to modern life. Minerals ores are mined and used […]
Collectors Guide: Cataloging and Storing
Although this collectors guide uses the example of fossil collecting, you may find hints and tips for other collections – or start a new passion? Welcome in… To get straight to our study guide to cataloging, page down further, or stay with us for a chat first if you’re not in too much of a […]