From 25 January to 4 February 2023, De Nationale Voorleesdagen (National Reading Days) are celebrated in the Netherlands. Delft Mama has teamed up with DOK… Read More »2023 National reading days – international storytime
Last fall I was wandering through Clingendael Park to enjoy the fungi season on one of the few warm sunny days. I walked on a thick carpet of brown leaves and took pictures with my phone here and there. I was trying to register the amount and diversity of fungi it was possible to see around. There were people more ready than me to catch up with the beauty of nature: big cameras, tripods, and lights. I knew, at that moment, that fungi were a serious matter in this country.Read More »Enjoy the Fungi Season and Help the Science!
The holiday season is a time we all look forward to being together. It is a time to reconnect, spend some time enjoying each other’s company, and perhaps forget about the realities of the world. For many families in the Delft MaMa community, however, this will be the second season spent apart due to the constraints of the pandemic. The importance of being together, across space and time, is what inspired the creation of Peekabond – a video messenger to connect families using science-based play activities. Designed for families with young children, to feel connected to loved ones.Read More »Feel together with your family, even from a distance
Are you one of those people who gets all the end-of-summer blues? Or that holds too tightly to warmer days? Secret City Trails’ motto is that there’s no bad weather… only bad clothing choices, especially in Delft! Urban stories, quirky details and charming corners… They’re always there for you and your family, no matter the season. Read about my experience trying Delft’s Discovery Walk with my husband and kids!Read More »Discover Delft with Secret City Trails
One of the greatest inventions by human civilization is the invention of the computer and the enormous computing power that comes with it. While in the 1960s we had large computer space filling in large rooms, we now have the same computing power fitting the pocket. Instead of large consoles and mono color screens, we now have super intuitive apps. So how is coding related to this? Let’s explore!Read More »Coding is Everywhere
Why Coding Excited Me and helped develop my skills As a kid, computers always excited me. I remember my dad giving me my first computer… Read More »How Coding Helps Develop 21st-Century Skills
Jocelyn Jones from Studio Jocelyn has learned that creativity is critical for fostering the development of a child’s cognitive and motor skills. Here, she shares… Read More »Creativity is Critical for Childrens’ Development