Engineering

Mortar and pestle with grains

Grinding grains with children

Take a look at the different technologies you can use to grind grains with children including grinding rocks, mortar and pestle and coffee grinders then explore the textures produced.

Book cover: Alexander's Outing - Ducks walking in a line

Alexander’s outing

The story of the little duck stuck at the bottom of a hole opens up many possible STEM explorations, including problem-solving tasks and engineering challenges.

Wolf standing in a hotel elevator

Wolfred

When Wolfred takes on a job operating a hotel elevator he starts to investigate.. “It was the warmest of lights on the coldest of nights.” Is it always cold when there is no light? Can a lamp warm you up?

What we'll build sign

What we’ll build

A story about building love, hope, resilience and forgiveness. In this story, the reader soon realises that the real ‘tools’ we need as parents and educators are trust, comfort, compassion and unconditional love.

Flying boy wearing super hero costume made from recycled parts

Michael Recycle

The town of Abberdoo-Rimey is smelly and full of rubbish until Michael Recycle appears and teaches its inhabitants responsible waste management. How could we produce less waste.

Book cover - Waddle Giggle Gargle

Waddle giggle gargle

There are suggestions that the 2020 magpie swooping season may be more stressful for both magpies and humans in Victoria as the birds struggle to recognise people wearing face masks! How can technology help humans and animals to live together?

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