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  Love is in the air! What is more beautiful that receiving a homemade gift or card? And at this...

Weekend Challenge: Homemade Candles

Inspired by a recent visit to my son’s school, where I helped to recycle candles and make gifts for the school’s Christmas market, our...

Is creativity being squeezed out of your child’s education?

Is creativity being squeezed out of your child’s education? For too many, the answer is yes and it is time to put it back...

Volunteering: Helping out in class

Have you ever thought about getting involved in your children's school and volunteering your time to help in their classroom? When I was a kid, my...

My Inspiration: Sir Ken Robinson

The original "spark" that lead to SparkHub can trace its origins to a  TEDTalk given by Sir Ken Robinson, back in 2006, entitled “Do...

Weekend Challenge: In the garden

This week we want to encourage you outdoors, to enjoy the wonders of autumn and make the most of what is in your back garden,...

opinion: Nurturing creativity & imagination

  Sit back and watch any child engaged in play and you will be transported into another world. Listen to them make up conversations for...

weekend CHALLENGE: Leaf Art

Autumn is such a colourful time of the year, as the trees turn from green to all shades of orange, brown and...

Interview: Poppy Does Science

At SparkHub we are lucky to get to talk to some very inspiring people, people who really are championing STEM activities and contributing to the future...

Product Review: IQ Candy

Who loves a brain game? I know I do and so does my son; for his birthday this year, his school friend gave him IQ Candy...

Fun Facts: Diwali

Diwali, the Indian festival of light, will be celebrated on October 30 this year. During this five day festival, friends and families gather to...

Ep023: A reading with...

Avril McDonald, founder of Feel Brave, read one of her stories for us: The Wolf Is Not Invited. There's...

Ep021 – Interview with Mogg Hercules, creative learning school founder

This is a video interview with Dallington School founder, proprietor and headteach Mogg Hercules. The school was setup in 1978 because Mogg believed so strongly (as we do at SparkHub) in the power of...
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Ep 020 – Talking creativity with KANO

We catch up with Oliver Beach at KANO to talk about how this innovative company is making a difference with its creative computing solutions. "Our focus is to make sure kids are creating and not...
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3 fun things to make for Valentine’s

  Love is in the air! What is more beautiful that receiving a homemade gift or card? And at this time of the year, as...
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Hot Ice Experiment using Sodium Acetate

Have you ever wondered how reusable hand-warmers work? Wonder no more, as Poppy is here to explain the science behind the heat, with her Hot Ice...

OPINION: Is AI the future of education?

Surely not. That was my first impression, until recently. I mean, think about it for a while. I know computers are taking over jobs,...

4 Creative Ways to say Thank You!

Thank You are two of the early words we teach our children (after mama of course!). They are two very simple yet powerful words, which we...
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Child Creativity Resources

Check back every day, because nothing stays the same around here for long. We're too excited not to post all the cool stuff that comes our way! Ever wondered what really goes on in the classroom? When it comes to creative learning we're posting brilliant, thought-provoking articles from teachers in the thick of it. Want to get your hands dirty in the kitchen or garden, or maybe read about ways to keep your child's identity safe on Facebook while taking some seriously fun photos? Arts and crafts for kids will give you loads of ideas! Our science for kids section will bring the earth, moon, sun and stars to your home and get them excited about the galaxy, and when it comes to technology for kids, we've got everything from building your own computer, to creating circuit boards. Finally, fun facts for kids will get those brains fizzing over with questions (and maybe yours, too). Get clicking - there's lots to get through!

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