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World Book Day

World Book Day

In the UK and Ireland, World Book Day is on Thursday 2nd March 2017, however did you know that the rest of the world has it on a different date?

Kung Hei Fat Choi!

Kung Hei Fat Choi!

Chinese New Year is one of the biggest events in the Chinese calendar and considered a major holiday for Chinese people around the world. We’ve put together the history of Chinese New Year,
which animal this year is related to and plenty of fun craft activities to do with all the generations of the family! 

The 12 BrainBox Days of Christmas

The 12 BrainBox Days of Christmas

You’ve sung the carols and watched the nativity play, now you’re looking forward to two weeks with the whole family and wondering how you’re going to keep everyone amused. Here are our very own 12 BrainBox Days of Christmas to keep the whole family entertained...

Monstrously good Maths for Halloween

Monstrously good Maths for Halloween

On 31 October children everywhere will don their spookiest outfits and make their way from house to house, chorusing “Trick or treat?” Whether you’re hitting Halloween American-style, or adopting a more cautiously British approach, here are some ideas to make the evening both eerie and ‘Mathsy’. It is a school night, after all!

Life Lessons from the Paralympics

Life Lessons from the Paralympics

When Sophia Lee-Spencer watched the Paralympics with her children, it led to an interesting conversation. They were hugely impressed that people who lacked the physical abilities they take for granted could be so successful. So what was the key to the athletes’ success?

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