This Month's Books

OLDER THAN THE STARS

OLDER THAN THE STARS

Something for our youngest readers – this bold picture book is a fun and abstract exploration of the science behind the big bang – we are all made of stardust.

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Zoom Zoom Zoom

Zoom Zoom Zoom

Amazing prints illustrate this gorgeous book for younger children. It’s a lovely story of friendship and adventure based around the well known song “Zoom, Zoom, Zoom”.

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SPACE RACE

SPACE RACE

This concertina style book makes a great wall frieze – stunning prints by Tom Clohosy Cole illustrate the history of space travel, from one of our favourite publishers – Nobrow.

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SPACE WALK

SPACE WALK

A short and sweet board book all about the planets. The cut out on the cover becomes a space helmet, and you can lift the flaps to read little astronomical poems. Baby Jasmine loved it!

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This Month's Apps

Wee Rockets

Wee Rockets

Space is not just about science – here’s a fun game for the little ones. Jupiter enjoyed smashing asteroids and capturing aliens. It’s fast and fun – and everyone wins!

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Pettson's Inventions

Pettson’s Inventions

“This is the best game ever!” – its not exactly about outer space, but a great way to learn about physics for a budding young astronaut.

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STAR WALK

STAR WALK

Do the stars just look like nice twinkly things up there? Point your screen at the night sky, and Star Walk will show you exactly what you are looking at.

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JUNIOR ASTRONAUT

JUNIOR ASTRONAUT

This is one for the older kids – a lot of the science was lost on Jupiter. We loved the illustrations though, and the activities are really fun way to explore space science.

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SOLAR WALK 3D

SOLAR WALK 3D

There are a few apps like this – 3D educational explorations of the universe as we know it, but we tried a few and found this one to be both exciting and easy for a three year old to use.

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