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7 Ways to Beat School Holiday Boredom for Kids

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When it comes to this time of year, parents are dreading the need to keep their kids entertained across the entirety of the 6 weeks until school returns! Luckily however, we think we have a few ideas that can get you through those last few weeks while keeping the complaints from your children minimal and their entertainment levels high:

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How to create a simple electric train using magnets

Simple electric train made from a battery and magnets inside a copper coil

In this article, we are going to show you how you can create the simplest (possibly), but by far the most awesome (definitely) DIY electric train by using nothing more than  a battery, some bare copper wire and two magnets. Before you stand aghast in disbelief and tell us it can’t be done, make sure you check our article on how to make a basic electric motor with almost identical materials.

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5 ways magnets can help you hang your Christmas decorations

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Christmas is fast approaching and it’s the time of year when we risk life and limb to retrieve the old Christmas decorations from the back of the shed or that store cupboard that nobody ever seems to go in from January to November. While we can’t help you untangle the entwined mass of tinsel or figure out why the perfectly functioning lights of last year won’t now work, we can help make putting up your decorations much easier.

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