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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,...
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...
3 Easy STEM Activities To Try This Weekend!
Tuesday, February 8th, 2022 Teaching your kids through STEM activities is a fantastic way to foster a love for science and technology. The reason is that many of these activities are hands-on and feature multiple components sure to spark a...
Being a Good Listener
As a teacher of young children, if I could have given the children in my care one skill it would have been for them to have good listening skills. If I had a 50p for every time I asked a...
The Learning Process Of Children
It might seem simple, but consider this classic example of the learning process of children - there’s a hot stove, you touch it and burn your hand. The next time you see a hot stove, you know to be more...
How board games help your future innovator
Here at OjO, you’d think we are biased about board games as… well… we design and create them! However, we think our love for board games and play based learning is justified because we have done lots of research to...
The all-you-need-to-know guide to STEM and Early Years Learning Terms. The A - Z of early education
Here is our glossary of words and phrases which might be used in early years learning activities and STEM resources.  These terms can be used a lot in early years educational resources, but for a new-to- homeschooling parent it can be...
4 fun & educational outdoors learning activities to boost your child’s brain this spring

It’s beginning to feel and look like springtime and Easter is around the corner! Here are 4 educational activities you can try with your child, to supplement your home learning. You might be in the garden, in the park, in the supermarket… but wherever you are there many simple and fun games you can do to entertain and educate your child at the same time!