Don’t end up with tiny and twisted dirt-clogged carrots, with a little bit of sand we show you how to grow these long and straight – and great big beetroot too!
Help the birds this spring by building a bird nest shop for your garden – our scarecrow may keep birds away from our seedlings but birds are very useful in the garden by eating insects that may damage our crop – so we don’t want to scare them away completely!
Make a network of monorail lines and trains – both gravity-powered and balloon-propelled – in your home or garden!
Make marbled gift paper to add a special touch to your next present! Amy takes you through all the steps in this fun artistic activity.
Make a tornado in a water bottle and check out the beautiful swirling glitter effect! Amy takes you through all the steps in this fun science activity.
Scare your friends with fake wounds in this fun art workshop!
Grow your own edible garden in this fun science workshop!
Discover how plants transport water and nutrients in this colourful science workshop!
Make our classic chocolate crackles in this delicious cooking workshop!
Make your own sherbet with this fun cooking workshop!
Create edible UFOs (mini pizzas) with this fun cooking workshop!
Make your own Butter using marbles in this fun cooking workshop!
Create delicious chocolate-coated banana treats with this fun cooking workshop!
Fill your world with rainbows with our periscope – all you need is a cardboard tube, 2 old CD/DVD discs, some tape – and a pair of scissors!
Make this practically free toy construction set to build anything you can imagine. All you need is unwanted cardboard and a pair of scissors!
Make love hearts, dinosaurs – all sorts of shapes – with gummi bear lollies, scissors, baking paper and an oven. The perfect sweet gift for Mothers Day, Birthdays, Valentines Day – or any day!
Fancy some cake? You could be eating a great big mug of cake in 2 minutes if you stir quick enough! All you need is a microwave, a mug and a tablespoon – no other equipment! Find out how in our video.
Why use a one-hole bubble wand when you could have a thousand-hole bubble snake? All you need is scissors, a sock, a bottle and an elastic band – then you can fill your garden, your bath, your world with bubbles! We’ll show you how to make bubble mixture too with just water and dishwashing liquid.
We challenge you to add Lego to existing objects and keep them functional – or improve them! Post your amazing creations to our social media channels above or hashtag #innovationstew. Check out Jonathan’s working Lego Shower and working Lego DVD Remote!
Create a self-watering micro-climate garden on your window sill and watch how plants grow both above and below the soil!
Can the radiant beauty of Stained Glass be replicated with crayons texters and vegetable oil? Jonathan finds out!
Learn how to make 100% edible (but disgusting) Oobleck Slime with just Corn Flour and Water (and if you don’t want white slime: Food Colouring). This non-newtonian fluid has to be poured, squished and toyed with to be believed!