A day at the Beach

Use the beach to spark your imagination! What can be better than to lie in silence at the shore, listening to the waves and watching sand grains roll back and forth? Explore beaches and admire sea shells while you breathe in the sea air. A day at the beach is a wonderous adventure. A greatContinue reading “A day at the Beach”

Biobing – Caterpillar Climbing Shoes

Inspired by the wonderful caterpillars in the previous blog posts, we designed some Biobing shoes. These shoes are made for climbing in the mountains. Just like a caterpillar you can climb upside down when you are wearing these shoes. There are little sticky caterpillar shaped wheels that lets you scale big rocks. These wheels automaticallyContinue reading “Biobing – Caterpillar Climbing Shoes”

A Beetle is Shy

This post contains adlinks. How would you describe a bettle?   Beetles can be colossal or tiny creatures. They can be colourful or plain, friendly and helpful or harmful. Beetles can even be tasty. And telegraphic! During Spring beetles and bugs are everywhere we look outside, and it is the perfect time to explore theirContinue reading “A Beetle is Shy”

Non-Boring Trees

Are trees boring? Do all trees look the same? Ever heard of the Rainbow tree? Or seen a tree where the fruits grow on the bark? And what if you could see the roots of the tree? Thinking about and searching for information about trees is a great way to not only learn about natureContinue reading “Non-Boring Trees”

How to Speak Monkey

Do you have any special food call? A special ice cream call? Or a banana call? Playing with language can we fun as well as a serious business. Watching the TED-Ed video by Anne Savage provided us with plenty of inspiration for pondering about how we communicate. A think dive into communication from a differentContinue reading “How to Speak Monkey”

Festive Reindeer Mind Map

Get into the Festive Spirit and learn about the cool reindeer! Help Father Christmas and use biomimicry to invent new gadets to makes his life easier. Begin the biomimicry journey by making a Festive Reindeer Mind Map using Christmas decorations. We made a mind map from old decorations and wrapping paper. You can use tinsel,Continue reading “Festive Reindeer Mind Map”

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”

Build a Snow City

There has been plenty of chances to watch the squirrels who visit our garden more or less every day. Squirrels are quick, agile and fascinating. Also squirrels. . . have sharp claws that helps them shift direction when they are climbing trees can run headfirst down trees have light and small bodies And most importantlyContinue reading “Build a Snow City”

The Genius Factor: How to Capture an Invisible Cat

Can you teach a caterpillar maths? Or turn a super-sized cat invisible? Meet the 6th-grade genius and inventor Nate Bannister who every Friday the 13th does three not-so-smart things to keep life interesting. The Genius Factor: How to Capture an Invisible Cat by Paul Tobin is the perfect treat for future inventors. This book isContinue reading “The Genius Factor: How to Capture an Invisible Cat”

Whispering Ancient Trees – Listening to Nature

Do trees take the shape of the voices they have heard? That was one question that popped up on a walk when we saw this magnificent old tree with gnarled trunk. A trunk filled with faces and animals. . . Trees are a precious part of our heritage and at the very beginning of ourContinue reading “Whispering Ancient Trees – Listening to Nature”