A Window in the Deep

A window in the deep

by Eco Kids Planet July 13, 2021

If you could pilot a submarine, what would you see? This clever viewer features a scrolling underwater scene!

Make Your Own: Button Bugs

Make your own: button bugs

by Eco Kids Planet June 18, 2021

Use inspiration from nature to make these colourful button bugs. They are so easy to make, you will soon have a whole swarm.   What you need: Buttons in different colours and sizes Pipe cleaners Googly eyes Beads for feet/antennae Strong glue Scissors   What to do:   Step 1: Cut a pipe cleaner in...


Endangered Creature Feature: Turquoise Dwarf Gecko

Endangered creature feature: turquoise dwarf gecko

by Eco Kids Planet June 17, 2021

This little blue-green lizard certainly lives up to its name. But its gorgeous good looks are one reason why this rare reptile is disappearing from its African home. Let's find out why...   A BIT ABOUT... Geckos are a small type of lizard. There are about 1,500 different species in the world. They’r...

Monthly Competition: Forest Faces

Monthly competition: forest faces

by Eco Kids Planet June 03, 2021

This month, have some messy fun creating forest faces! 

This is a perfect activity to celebrate International Mud Day on 29th June!


Monthly Competition: Butterfly Eggs

Monthly competition: butterfly eggs

by Eco Kids Planet May 28, 2021

In April’s ‘Winged Insects’ issue, we asked you to design your own butterflyEaster egg. What wonderful entries you sent us – fun, creative and beautiful! Ahuge thank you to everyone who entered the competition. Congratulations to our five winners! Becky, age 9, Durham “This is my gigantic moth/butt...

Jellyfish final

Make your own: jellyfish

by Elise Chalumeau May 12, 2021

What you need:    An egg box Coloured tissue paper Fabric scraps Ribbon, sequin string, lace, cord, etc Yarn Beads Glue Scissors   What to do:    Step 1: Cut the egg box up into sections. Carefully make a hole in the top of one section with a sharp pencil point. This will be your jellyfish’s bell....


Monthly competition: Baby Animals

Monthly competition: baby animals

by Elise Chalumeau April 30, 2021

In our ‘Baby Animals’ issue, we asked you to create an information card for ababy animal. Thanks a million to everyone who entered the competition! Weloved learning some interesting facts about baby animals. Congratulations to our five winners! Amy, age 10, Richmond, Canada   Chloe, age 7, Worthin...

Monthly competition: Wetland Creature

Monthly competition: wetland creature

by Elise Chalumeau March 30, 2021

In our ‘Wetland Wildlife’ issue, we asked you to design your own wetlandcreature. Thanks a million to everyone who entered the competition!Your creativity was out of this world! Congratulations to our five winners! Finley, age 6, Woodbridge "Chinese Black Western Greater Vole" Here is my wetland c...


Monthly competition: Primate Face Mask

Monthly competition: primate face mask

by Elise Chalumeau March 03, 2021

In our ‘Primates of the World’ issue, we asked you to design a face mask featuring your favourite primate. Thank you to everyone who entered the competition. Your wonderful designs certainly put a smile on our faces! Congratulations to our five winners! Akemi, age 7, Stone Bush Baby Face Mask   Ge...

World Hippo Day: Five Top Facts

World hippo day: five top facts

by Chloe Petrylak February 15, 2021

To mark this year’s World Hippo Day on 15th February, we’re diving in at the deep end with these humongous hoofed mammals, which are considered to be one of the most dangerous African mammals on the planet. 1) TREMENDOUS TUSKS The teeth at the front of a hippo’s mouth are actually tusks. Hippos, how...



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