Your children can have fun online and learn at the same time with – a fantastic curriculum-based website. Containing over 500 fun educational games, videos and activities for children aged 5-12 years Grid Club will help alleviate the “brain drain” in learning that occurs over the summer holidays. The games on Grid Club are so child-orientated that they will not even realise they are learning whilst having fun.Grid Club
The brief? Twelve Master of Fine Art Illustration students from Edinburgh College of Art were asked to create a piece of work inspired by Edinburgh Central Library – the building itself or the works within it.
The results? Impressive.
Cal McGill, a part-time PhD oceanography student with a macabre interest in floating corpses, comes across a young woman in dirty clothes with scabs and cracked lips. She explains how her friend died three years ago and was fished out of the sea. This isn’t the only unexplained death haunting McGill however…
His Holiness The Dalai Lama gave a public talk on the theme “Beyond Religion: Ethics for a Whole World” at the Usher Hall earlier on today, as the highlight of a five month series of talks marking the 20th anniversary of The Edinburgh Lectures.
Not with all the stuff we’ve got planned for wee ones during the holidays.
Here’s children’s author Andy Stanton to tell you all about Story Lab, our Summer Reading Challenge. (Oh, and his feet)