Festive Biomimicry Reindeer

The Festive Season is perfect for exploring som magical fun! Reindeer are amazing. Wonderful  inspiration for helping Father Christmas. Exploring questions, fun, silly and serious, that excite our mind and then look for ways to put an answer together. Sometimes the solution will work, sometimes, especially when exploring the world with young children, the magicContinue reading “Festive Biomimicry Reindeer”

Pussy Willow Madness – Art, Poem and Science

What way does the willow grow where you live? There are some special willows that grow in the Arctic. The branches help to protect the plants from the cold wind. Can you draw a Polar Willow that grows in the Arctic? The pussy willows are out and that is a sure sign that spring isContinue reading “Pussy Willow Madness – Art, Poem and Science”

Inspirational Video – Invisible Shadow

What if you could  hide in your own shadow by glowing? Not sure I quite understand how the  Hawaiian bobtail squid (Euprymna scolopes) can cruise above its prey without casting a shadow even on a moonlight night but it is fascinating! And beautiful. There is something almost magical with bioluminescence. The tiny squid hunt atContinue reading “Inspirational Video – Invisible Shadow”

Curious Me – Dragonflies

Biomimicry is a smart way to teach children to observe nature and to use it as inspiration to solve tough problems. The focus is on observing functions and the way nature solves problems. Nature is filled with unique designs and behaviours that help living things to adapt to their environment and to survive. Biomimicry allowsContinue reading “Curious Me – Dragonflies”