A hilariously horrific activity the kids will go bats about this Halloween!  This slime flows like a liquid but can be rolled like a solid – and the best part is that it’s edible! Scientific Principle: Viscosity                 Time: ​45 minutes cooking time, 2 hours cooling time  Equipment & IngredientsRead More →

No party is complete without some terror-ific tunes to get every witch and wizard in the mood for a devilish dance-off. We’re sharing our favourites to kick off the skele-fun and make it a Halloween hoolie to remember! “The Monster Mash” by Bobby “Boris” Pickett “Ghostbusters” by Ray Parker Jr.Read More →

New mothers are suffering needless trauma and anxiety due to Covid-19 restrictions during pregnancy and birth, according to a campaign group trying to reform strict Department of Health rules. The Mothers Matter #marchformaternity Campaign group is urgently calling for Health Minister Robin Swann to reconsider the safety rules governing theRead More →

Today (21 October) is Apple Day and what better way to celebrate this versatile, delicious and healthy fruit than sharing one of our favourite recipes that’s great to make with the kids. Ingredients 200 g or 7oz plain flour 100 g or 3.5 oz caster sugar 50 g or 2 oz brown sugar 2 1/2 teaspoons baking powderRead More →

Maths Week Ireland is in full swing  (10-18 October) and Ni4kids’ Elizabeth McGivern was lucky enough to catch up with TV presenter, author, teacher and Maths whizz, Bobby Seagull, to chat about how the subject gets a bad rep, football stickers and how the people of Northern Ireland were theRead More →

The global pandemic and lockdowns on top of all the usual life challenges can affect children just as much as adults. To mark World Mental Health Day on 10 October, Catherine Lynch provides six stepping stones, and free downloadable resources, to help parents support youngsters to develop good mental health. Read More →