The ultimate list fo portugue delis in ,London. Comida portuguesa em Londres

The ultimate list of Portuguese delis in London

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Here’s a selection of Portuguese delis in London. We’ve not tried them all but those we haven’t are included due to recommendations from other Portuguese. Some are proper delicatessens others just a small shop at the back of a café or shop. South East London Rio Deli  Small shop with Portuguese and Brazilian products in Bromley. Limited selection but can order …

Gift Guide for children who love science

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We’ve always tried to foster an interest in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) in our children, as you can see in this article. Is there a birthday, or other celebratory occasion, coming up in your household? Or a friends birthday party coming up? Why not gift a science related present to the lucky boy or girl?     Dinossaurs Since …

Science resources in Portuguese

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We always aimed to encourage our girls to be interested in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) subjects. We have therefore aimed to expose them to books and other experiences around these subjects. CBeebies, for example, has great science programmes such as Nina and the Neurons, Do you know and The Lets Go Club. The problem is that, obviously, all of …

Arabic books, toys and other resources

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I’ve came across these ventures recently through contacts in the multilingual world.  I know from friends who speak Arabic that good books or activities (such as playgroups) in Arabic or their dialect is not always easily available. I hope this is helpful. Just a start, so let us know in the comments if you try these and your thoughts, or …

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Fostering a love of STEM in children

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  It’s funny. I was never ‘good’ at science – it shows when I’m faced with a DIY challenge! It’s perhaps a product of my generation, or because I was not surrounded by scientists when growing up so had no role models in that area. Or perhaps I was always more inclined towards the arts? Nevertheless, I’d like to foster …