Lab Awesome’s Top Ten STEM gifts for Valentine’s Day

Dim the lights and turn on your constellation projectors – February 14th is fast approaching! Here are some of the best STEM-themed gifts we found to spoil your loved one or ones on Valentine’s Day. There’s not a periodic table tie in sight…   Picnic on the Moon Blanket, £14.99, Amazon Do I need to […]

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January 15, 2018

Lab Awesome’s Guide to Coding with Kids – Part 1: Coding with Younger Children

In this guide, Ian explores why we should code with children; looks at coding toys for pre-schoolers and suggests simple and fun games and techniques to introduce children to coding at home (and outdoors!) without computers. Why code with children? In 2014, the UK became the first country in the G7 to make Computer Science […]

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January 12, 2018

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Lab Awesome visits…Wonderlab: The Statoil Gallery at the Science Museum, London

When I think of my childhood visits to the London museums, it’s all about the Creepy Crawly-infested kitchen at the Natural History Museum (sorry Dippy!) and the Launchpad. The Lab Awesome team visited the Science Museum last week to see what’s become of everyone’s favourite Science classroom. If you have fond memories of the Launchpad […]

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January 10, 2018

Our best LEGO® bits and bricks of 2017

  Unsurprisingly, we’ve had loads of fun with LEGO® in 2017. Below is a quick round-up and countdown of some of our standout favourite days out, toys and TV shows.   5 – Vintage LEGO You know you’re grown-up when you’re bringing home your old toys for the next generation to play with. Last Summer, Ian […]

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January 4, 2018

Happy New Year from a Happy New Company…

2018 ready… There’s a buzz of excitement in the Hardiman house this January and it’s not just the afterglow from two weeks of mince pies and merriment… Like Santa’s elves, we’ve been busily working all winter to get Lab Awesome set up and launched for 2018. About Lab Awesome I’m Rachel. I’ve created Lab Awesome […]

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January 3, 2018

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