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10 Great Podcasts for Children of All Ages
Tuesday, July 26th, 2022 The end of the summer break is almost here, but not quite close enough for parents to stand down and relax. The dreaded “I’m bored” cry can still be heard echoing round the house and it’s...
Ditch Clutter and Stress on National Give Something Away Day
Tuesday, July 12th, 2022 Did you know that the average home size gets bigger every year? Yet people still find themselves needing a bigger house because they're running out of room. Could it be that maybe we really need to...
It’s National Father Daughter Walk Day
Tuesday, July 5th, 2022 Did you know that there’s an entire day to celebrate fathers and daughters going for a walk together? July 7th is National Father Daughter Take a Walk Day. Besides reaping tons of healthy benefits from walking,...
Great Summer Reads
Tuesday, June 28th, 2022 Looking for some great reads to keep your children entertained and enthralled this summer? We have collated a super choice of books, both old and new, which we hope you will enjoy as much as your...
Five Female Engineers That Changed the World
Tuesday, June 21st, 2022 On June 23, we celebrate International Women in Engineering Day, honoring women’s remarkable discoveries and achievements in the engineering space. Taking the time to learn more about these female trail-blazers is an excellent way to encourage...
6 Irresistible Ways to Introduce STEM to Your Kids
Tuesday, June 14th, 2022 Homeschooling has been on the rise lately post COVID, with many parents choosing to continue teaching their children at home after schools reopened. Whether you're a seasoned pro or a newbie when it comes to homeschooling,...
10 Ways to Keep Your Kid Busy During the Summer Holidays
Tuesday, June 7th, 2022 While the children will no doubt be cheering as loudly as they can that the summer holidays are here, many parents will be making a very different sound, a sigh or a groan as they realise...
5 Reasons You Should Read A Bedtime Story
Tuesday, May 31st, 2022 Reading to your children a bedtime story on a daily basis is one of the best things you can do for them. Indeed, there is a wealth of research to show that bedtime stories are a...
4 Fun Ways for Teaching Babies to Play
Tuesday, May 24th, 2022 Kids of all ages learn through playing and engaging in various hands-on experiences. However, what about babies? Are babies capable of playing even before they can walk or talk? The answer is a resounding yes! But,...
Tips to help your child become a puzzle whizz!
Tuesday, May 17th, 2022 Have you seen the new OjO science extension puzzles? Our fabulous Space Explorers, Underwater Explorers and Dino Explorers puzzles all offer a fun and educational activity for children but sometimes everyone needs a little help to...
How OjO inspires kids to save the oceans
Tuesday, May 10th, 2022 OjO has partnered with the UN to support their United Nations Sustainability Development Goals for 2030 as we specifically integrate some of the UN’s sustainable development goals into our products. Goal 14: Life Below Water This...
Five Ways to Celebrate Children’s Book Week
Tuesday, May 3rd, 2022 Children’s Book Week in the US is May 2nd through 8th (and Nov. 7-13th), so what better way to celebrate than reading with your kids? Book-based activities and interactive games and crafts that center around books...
5 Activities for Educating Your Kid About the Environment
Tuesday, April 19th, 2022 Helping create awareness about the environment is a great way to teach kids about caring for the planet. An excellent time to explore eco-friendly activities is during National Environmental Education Week. This week of celebrating our...
Four Benefits of Pretend Play for Kids
Tuesday, April 12th, 2022 When you see children playing, you probably think they're having fun and just being kids. But there's a lot more going on during playtime than just having a good time. Children are also learning a lot, which...
10 Benefits of Jigsaw Puzzles
Tuesday, April 5th, 2022 It’s unlikely you will find a home that doesn’t have a jigsaw puzzle in it, especially if young children live there. Most of us probably never even give them a second thought, there are just there,...
Six Craft Ideas And Art Projects For Mother’s Day
Saturday, March 26th, 2022 If you’re looking for a more personal way to show mom how special she is to you this Mother’s Day, make something from the heart. Not only does creating a gift add that personal touch, but...
A Message From OjO's Founder
Tuesday, March 22nd, 2022   Hello OjO community,It’s great to e-meet you! For those who don’t know me, I want to take the opportunity to re-introduce myself to our community of STEAM learners. I’m Maha, the Founder & CEO at...
5 Fun Science Activities To Celebrate Science Week
Tuesday, March 15th, 2022 Calling all science lovers! It’s British Science Week (BSW) March 11th through 20th , which strives to spark interest in all STEM-related activities. It celebrates science, technology, engineering, and math and introduces some of the latest innovations....
6 Easy Ways to Improve Your Child’s Concentration
Tuesday, March 8th, 2022 Children are by their nature, energetic and curious and as most parents will know it can be a real challenge to get them to sit still and concentrate on a specific task. It’s likely your child...
5 STEM Books to Read with your Kid
Tuesday, March 1st, 2022 World Book Day is this Thursday, March 3rd. Why not visit www.worldbookday.com to find out about some of the fabulous activities that you can take part in. If you are looking for something to read, we...
5 Ways To Help Your Child Become a Good Digital Citizen
Tuesday, February 15th, 2022 There is a saying that the current generation is being ‘raised by the internet’ and given the events of the last couple of years that statement has perhaps become even more true, which makes the concept...