The Rock Cycle

The story of a rock is not a simple journey at all. Rocks are a bit like grass not in the way that they are green or animals eat them. But in the way that we walk over or see them every day and don’t really realise that they are the foundations of our planet. The Rock...

Seeds

What’s in a Seed? It is amazing how a seed can be kept for years and it still grows when you plant it.   Seeds are living things which live inside a shell which protects them. Inside the shell, they have an embryo which it grows into. Inside the seed shell, there is...

Great Outdoor Cooking Ideas with Kids

Great outdoor cooking ideas with Kids around a barbeque can be extremely hard, especially if you are trying to include them.  There are many dangers to cooking with a barbeque, so you want to be sure that you are taking that into consideration before you are trying to...

Overgrown Gardens – Nature’s Paradise

An overgrown garden may not look as neat as a tidy garden but it provides homes for lots of insects, animals and birds. Overgrown gardens create an ecosystem for lots of creatures to live in. When plants grow big and you do not cut the grass, lots of creatures create...

Sunflower Seed Bread

Ingredients: 224 g strong bread flour 120 ml warm water ½ tsp dried fast action yeast 1 tbsp olive oil ½ tsp of salt 1 heaped tbsp of sunflower seeds Equipment:  Children’s Cooking Sets Jug Sieve 2 Mixing bowls Baking tin Cling film Wooden spoon Wire rack A...

Winter Gardening for Children

Even in the colder months of autumn and winter when lots of plants have lost their leaves some vegetables prefer to be planted so they are ready for the start of spring. Some vegetables even need a touch of frost to improve their flavour. It is always best to plant...

Wind Farms

Wind farms is the name given to a number of large three pin windmills that create energy for houses and businesses with the power of the wind. Wind farms are becoming more popular because they so are great as they run on the power of the earth and do not produce...

White Chocolate and Apricots Krispie Cakes

Ingredients: 100g white chocolate 50g apricots 90g rice krispies Equipment: Cake cases Heatproof mixing bowl Wooden spoon Wire rack Saucepan Method: Fill the saucepan half full of cold water, and place it on the hob. Turn the hob on allowing the water to boil. (Ask an...
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