STEM Vs STEAM learning and why we’re launching art prints
As a business we’re moving from a core part of our business being focused on STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) learning and moving towards STEAM (STEM + Art). STEAM like STEM focuses on developing a child’s critical thinking, problem-solving, and creativity.
Promoting independent learning using educational posters
4 mins When it comes to education, visual aids can be a powerful tool to enhance learning and engagement, especially for children. One type of visual aid that has proven to be effective are educational posters. Educational posters are specifically designed to display...
7 ways to encourage independent play
4 mins Ok, Mums and Dads, Let’s get to the nitty gritty of independent play. There is a lot of pressure to be able to constantly entertain our children without the use of a screen. There is a famous quote from Maria Montessori that "Play is the work of the child." But...
4 daily mindful activities you can do with kids
4 mins Children are very aware of what's going on around them. They're so much like sponges, absorbing and taking in everything. With the stress and talk of the cost of living crisis, it's important to ensure that we're meeting our children's wellbeing needs. So we...
World Mental Health Day
3 min Monday was World Mental Health Day. This year's theme is 'Make mental health and wellbeing for all a global priority'. World Mental Health Day works to ensure mental health is treated the same as physical health. Mental health problems is growing amongst our...
ITV News interview
2 mins https://www.youtube.com/shorts/CBDYXrLrmiM Watch ITV News interview What an amazing day we had on Saturday at Afrori Bookshop's Black History Month event in Brighton. We had so much fun being filmed by ITV News as we did the workshop. The workshop was...
Black History Month Event
2 mins To celebrate the start of Black History Month, Afrori Books bookstore in Brighton is kicking off with a history extravaganza. Denhue will be doing a fun and interactive reading from a part of our STEM Leaders: Black inventors and innovators who changed the...
National Coding Week – Our Tips for Kids
3 mins This week is National Coding Week here in the UK and we often get asked by parents how to get their kids into coding. There are many benefits of coding for kids, including improving their; logical thinking, problem solving skills, resilience and their maths...
Our Black History Month Resource
4 mins Black History Month is only a few weeks away (where is the time going? It will be Christmas soon, eek!) Our STEM Leaders: Black inventors and innovators who changed the world book would be a great resource. We all know schools will not be teaching children...
Our Back to School Tips
Is your child starting school soon? Starting school for the first time can be daunting to both parents and kids. It can bring up a lot of feelings
Hello, we’re Natalie & Denhue
We’re the founders of Little Scholars Playground. We create diverse childrens books and learning resources. Between us we have 20 years experience of working in the Stem industry, so we’re also passionate about encouraging young black children to embrace STEM.
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24 fun Christmas advent activities
Spread the Christmas cheer and have fun with the kids, especially on those rainy days with our fun FREE pack of 24 Christmas activities. The pack includes fun things like a Christmas memory card game, make a homemade snow globe and make Santa out of paper plates. This pack would also be great for a December 1st box.
Time to count
This activity sheet will introduce maths to your little scholar in a fun way and get them started with learning to count.