Eureka! Experts is on the move…

We launched our fantastic new Eureka! website in November 2012, and have moved our experts blog along with it.

To continue reading our expert tips and insight into play, childhood and museums please bookmark our new blog page: www.eureka.org.uk/expertsblog

Thank you!

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What Makes A City Child Friendly?

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I recently attended the 6th international Child in the City conference in Zagreb Croatia.  Every second year since 2002 this gathering of professionals working with children across a host of disciplines has been held in a major European city.  Academics, … Continue reading

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Guest blog: How music & musical toys can help a child’s development

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It is widely thought that creative play can help a child’s development, but did you know that the opportunity to play with musical toys before they can even walk or talk can help benefit the developmental growth of your child? … Continue reading

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Childhood obesity – so who’s to blame?

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If you want a measure of the scale and enormity of the childhood obesity issue, setting up a Google Alert will provide you with more than sufficient reading matter in just a very few days. In the scoping and development … Continue reading

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Social Media: Refreshing the parts other media cannot reach

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Here at Eureka! we’ve been using social media to build relationships with our visitors for a number of years, but it was only last year with the creation of my role – Communications Specialist – that we were able to … Continue reading

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Learning in the garden – a lesson for us all

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With spring well and truly in the air and the tough winter months behind us, it’s amazing how the world seems bigger, brighter and fresher – not least thanks to the fact that, for those of us with gardens, we … Continue reading

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Guest blog: Dying to be thin?

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As a mum of 3 I am only too familiar with the challenges of encouraging our children to have a balanced, nutritious diet, to try new foods and tastes and to do so without fear or developing obsessions. After all, … Continue reading

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