Kide Science Founders

Kide Science Founders

Jenni Vartiainen has been developing new creative approaches to science education since 2006, with particular focus on early years playful science education. She currently works at the University of Helsinki as a researcher for The Joy of Learning Multiliteracy (MOI) development programme, and is the founder of Kide Science.

Aino Kuronen specialises in storytelling in science education. Also from the University of Helsinki, Aino's experience as science educator for young children started five years ago, and she has gone on to be a pedagogical consultant for a children's TV Tiedonjyvä and co-founder of Kide Science.

Sari Hurme-Mehtälä has versatile experience globally and locally from media, retail, design, and ICT industry. She is the CEO and co-founder of Kide Science and a board member of the Nordic Edtech forum "N8".

Imagine you are an early years teacher. One day a member of the senior team comes to you and says that you need to teach science, which is becoming mandatory even in early years education. But how an earth should you teach science to 3 year olds?

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