Play and learn
Educate and entertain the kids
n a eureka moment that might surpass both Archimedes’ bath business and Newton’s apple accident, England is leading the way in finding ways to both educate and entertain kids. That’s right folks, those two needn’t be mutually exclusive.
For more wide-eyed wonderment England has a wide array of attractions where science is made fun. These are fun places where, and this is the sneaky part, the kids don’t even realise they are learning.
For the animal kingdom, there are both rare butterflies and the world’s biggest spider at Stratford-Upon-Avon’s Butterfly Farm or even rarer African Pygmy Hedgehogs at the Ponderosa Rare Breeds Farm .
Beyond our world, the Royal Observatory in London, or the Jodrell Bank Science Centre in Manchester offer the chance to peer into distant galaxies, either through real telescopes or state of the art Planetariums.