Knowledge Quarter and the largest ever Magna Carta exhibition – it’s all happening at the British Library...

The new Knowledge Quarter, a partnership of 35 academic, cultural, research, scientific and media organisations was recently launched at the British Library.

As well as the library, members include the British Museum, University of the Arts London, Connected Digital Economy Catapult, Wellcome Trust, The Guardian and the Aga Khan … Read more

Added: December 18, 2014Comments: 0

Southbank Centre announces Imagine Children’s Festival 2015 line-up...

The Southbank Centre’s Imagine Children’s Festival sponsored by the Book People returns for two weeks over the February 2015 half term (9-22 February) with a huge line up across the site designed to inspire ideas and creativity.

Over half of the programme will be free of charge offering … Read more

Added: December 18, 2014Comments: 0

Eureka! Museum surveys children’s play habits...

Kids in Museums volunteer Maggie Monteath taught Early Years education for 20 years so she was keen to take a look at the results of a play survey recently published by Eureka! The National Children’s Museum. Here she shares some of the findings…

With constant reports of children spending more … Read more

Added: December 18, 2014Comments: 0

Takeover Day 2014 reaches up to 4,000 participants...

A huge thank you to the museums and venues who participated and the Kids in Museums team, who helped make our Takeover Day on the 21 November 2014 such a massive success!

Over 130 venues across England took part, reaching up to 4,000 participants! From 10 year olds running an … Read more

Added: December 9, 2014Comments: 0

Information Age Gallery is a huge hit with visitors...

There’s been lots of press recently about technology and its impact on our children’s learning.

The National Literacy Trust revealed that studies have suggested that “touch-screen technology can be more effective in engaging children aged three to five with reading, than books.”

And another study, commissioned by education technology charity ‘Tablets for … Read more

Added: December 9, 2014Comments: 0

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