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Astro Cat Explains… Meteor Showers

There are two well-known meteor showers visible in the sky from late July until mid-August. But what makes these tiny rocks light up our night skies every year? The Prof is on hand to explain all, and it starts with asteroids and comets… Asteroids Asteroids can be found anywhere in the solar system, but you’ll […] Read More

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Keeping Brains Busy in Summer!

Over summer it can be easy for kids to just switch off and not want to do anything ‘educational’ (a word they may instantly recoil at hearing!)  – so what can you do to keep their minds active without them feeling like they’re back at school? We’ve got a few ideas for little scientists… Museums […] Read More

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What do Art and Science Have in Common?

You’ve probably seen the abbreviation ‘STEM’ floating around (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths). But those subjects don’t leave room for creativity, right? Well, more recently people have been combining the two and talking about ‘STEAM’: ‘A’ meaning ‘Arts’! It might seem odd to pair logic with creativity…but we’re committed to combining the two here at Minilab. Having diverse interests can be […] Read More

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4 Activities Inspired by Professor Astro Cat

This weekend, why not explore the planets and discover how different in size they are? Or even create your very own planet? It’s not as ambitious as it sounds – Professor Astro Cat says so! Here are some simple but exciting science experiments you can do with a quick food shop, a calculator, a cardboard box, […] Read More

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The Artie’s World Update Is Here ✨

Hurrah! It’s time for all-new adventures with our little artistic hero, Artie. The update to our latest app, Artie’s World, is now live on the App Store, Google Play, and Amazon. So, what are you waiting for? Click here to discover the newest map packs…   So, what can you expect in Artie 2.0? Firstly, […] Read More

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How can apps benefit my child’s education?

  It’s 2017: more than ever our kids are using mobile and tablet technology to its fullest. Whether it’s messaging, taking photos or playing games, there’s an app for everything and they’re more readily accessible than ever. The American Academy of Pediatrics describes today’s child as ‘immersed in digital media’, and updated its guidelines in […] Read More

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Let the Games Begin!🏅

Rio 2016 has begun, and olympic fever is spreading fast! So why not get involved and get your children interested too? It’s a good chance to get active and improve your child’s development. The olympics teach many qualities such as: ecology, diversity, teamwork, culture, respect and much more. Here at Minilab we have created some fun […] Read More

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