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Garden Bug Hunt

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Garden Bug Hunt

With all the warm and wet weather we’ve been having, the garden is becoming overgrown with lush green plants and alive with buzzing and fluttering insects. It’s a great time of year to get out on a bug hunt. This month’s discovery box contains a free gift of a magnifying pot and a garden bug spotting sheet - along with the craft activities - to give you the tools to go outside and discover your local creepy crawlies. On the back of the spotting sheet are clues on where to find the creatures and some interesting facts. We took our...

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British Science Week 2017

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British Science Week 2017

The theme for this year’s British Science Week is “Change”. The week aims to encourage children to think about and investigate the changes happening in the world all around us - from seasons and climate, to materials and energy.  Here at Strange Snail we love mixing science with activities that we can try out at home. Why not try out some of these:  Experience the thixotropic properties of cornflour slime Turn white flowers into crazy colours See how many different colours you can make in a colour array Our science-inspired discovery boxes include: Planets and Stars, Endangered Animals and Colour...

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Review by Bristol Mum

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“My daughter absolutely loved her Strange Snail discovery box and it introduced her to learning about planets and stars in a way that excited and inspired her. Strange Snail offer good solid craft projects which are great fun and which will keep your kids busy for weeks at a time.” Read more in our latest review by Bristol Mum: https://bristolmum.com/2016/08/03/strange-snail-discovery-boxes-creative-fun-hands-on-learning-for-kids/

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New Taster Box now available

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New Taster Box now available

New taster boxes now available for just £4. Olympic and Paralympic fever is about to hit the world. Celebrate your wins in style with your own medals and laurel leaf crown. This box is a taster of what is to come in our full Olympics and Paralympics box, which will be available at the end of the month. Fully illustrated instruction booklet with fascinating facts All the craft materials you need for creating one gold and one silver medal and an olympic laurel leaf crown: gold and silver card, blue and green ribbon, green card and paper, and a glue...

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Olympic and Paralympic fever is about to hit

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Olympic and Paralympic fever is about to hit

Put on your running shoes, get your bikes ready or find your tennis racket. Whichever sport you enjoy brace yourself as Olympic and Paralympic fever is about to hit the world.Get prepared in style by making your own Olympic torch and holding your own torch procession, challenge your friends and family to a Table Football tournament and celebrate your wins with your own medals and laurel leaf crown.  The Rio 2016 Olympic Games begin on Friday 5 August. This month's Strange Snail discovery box will allow you to recreate the action at home.Did you know? Over 10,500 athletes will take part in the 2016 Olympics...

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