Fun Stuff

Educational activities and fun (downloadable or printable) resources for school children.

22 November 2019
Colouring Pages — S Y Palmer

Colouring Pages

Here are a few fun colouring pages for you to download and use.
24 October 2019
Space Food for Thought — S Y Palmer

Space Food for Thought

What do astronauts eat in space? My May’s Moon books have involved a lot of research into the lives of astronauts. I’ve been fascinated by what it takes to become one and by the amazing experiments […]
24 February 2019
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Top Space Inventions

Things that have changed our lives Space exploration has given us huge amounts of information and knowledge, which has led directly to inventions and new technologies. These inventions and technologies have greatly benefited us on earth […]
27 October 2015
Things you didn't know about tonight's full moon! — S Y Palmer

Things you didn’t know about tonight’s full moon!

Tonight is a full moon! So apart from being able to see the whole of one side of the moon (if our skies are clear), what else does this mean? Here are 10 things you might […]
4 March 2015
Train like an astronaut — S Y Palmer

Train like an astronaut

Fitness Tests for children from NASA Michael May, the main character in my new children’s book May’s Moon, wants to be the first child astronaut! He enters a NASA competition to be the first child into […]
21 February 2015
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Reading to Write

  My first attempt at a children’s novel was an unmitigated disaster and one I shared with about thirty literary agents and publishers! I admit that there were perhaps one or two holes in my plot, […]