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Fostering a love of STEM in children

pastel_de_nata76 Blog, Family, Life, Shop, Toys & Games 3 Comments

  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 …

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Apps – various languages

pastel_de_nata76 Blog, Listening & Watching, Portuguese Leave a Comment

  We’re spoilt for choice with English language apps for children, but I could find very little of quality in Portuguese, especially European Portuguese. I searched far and wide, downloaded tens of apps only to find that they were no good. I let go of anything that was not well executed, that had adverts or no child lock for in-app …