Pocket Potions

Pocket Potions

�GCSE and A-Level Chemistry revision notecards.
�At-home science experiment kits I am a current Head of Chemistry and have been for the last six years.

Pocket Potions is here for your Chemistry revision needs; A6 (pocket sized!) revision notecards - you can literally put your potions in your pocket! I’ve created Pocket Potions to help take away some of the stress of revision so students can just focus on their learning. Each sets starts with key words and definitions for each topic and are a mixture of typed and handwritten notes. We’re based in

Operating as usual

22/09/2023

THEY’RE BACK AND SPARKLIER THAN EVER ✨

Puking pumpkins are back and this time you’ve got the option of adding a tube of glitter because who doesn’t love a bit of sparkle?!

Treats for the kids and adults included as standard, let’s get ready to make Halloween messy!

We’re also running an early bird offer; 10% off if you buy yours between now and the start of October! The discount is automatically applied, click here to get hold of yours: https://pocketpotionswales.etsy.com/listing/1077416282

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20/09/2023

Did you know this week is and it aims to help improve adults and children to learn digital skills!

Coding creates a set of instructions for computers to follow. These instructions determine what actions a computer can and cannot take. Coding allows programmers to build programs, such as websites and apps. Computer programmers can also tell computers how to process data in better, faster ways.

Now we may not be able to tell computers exactly what to do but with our coding creations you can give your little ones an introduction to five-bit binary code to make keyrings or bracelets!

Suitable for ages 5 and up, click here to get your hands on yours: https://pocketpotionswales.etsy.com/listing/1169289285

12/09/2023

For those of you who don’t know me, Hi! I’m Zoe and welcome to my corner of the internet! Wife, mummy of 2, chemistry teacher, tea lover, true crime fanatic, Harry Potter geek, lego enthusiast, gin drinker and wannabe Disney princess 👑

I’m here to help ignite curiosity and creativity with fun and affordable science experiment kits and help take away exam stress with GCSE and A-Level revision cards.

I’ve got a few things I’m working on (aka trying to get perfected 😂), but let me know if there’s anything you’d like to see from me!

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08/09/2023

So the first week of school has been and gone. First day photos have been taken, new timetables given out, new teachers, new lessons and a year full of opportunities ahead.

Why not get ahead of the game with our revision notes. Clear, concise and they fit in your pocket (or you can get our download versions for your phone or tablet!). It’s never too early to get started!

Shop via the link in our bio 📝

15/08/2023

Space Romper paired with planets flashcards…never will I miss a product placement or the chance to show Nola off 🫶🏻😂

07/08/2023

Can you find…….our Summer 🤣🤣

The weather is still looking a bit dodgy this week 🙄 but our science scavenger hunts can be used around the house as well as outdoors if we’re lucky enough to ever see the Sun!

25/07/2023

So I did a thing ✌🏼🎉

I’ve been shortlisted in the Wales STEM Awards 2023!

The Wales STEM Awards is back for the third time to shine a spotlight on the organisations and individuals raising the profile of STEM in Wales.
The awards will once again celebrate those leading the sector in Wales, including those creating an impact on the Welsh economy, those addressing the STEM diversity gap and skills shortage, and those inspiring and raising aspirations of the next generation.

I’ve been shortlisted in the STEM Start-up of the Year awards which aims to celebrate and support Wales’ newest STEM businesses.

Safe to say I’ll be having a gin to celebrate tonight 🥂 and I’ll worry about my interview and presentation tomorrow 😂

11/07/2023

Say hello to your Summer Holidays Saviour! ☀️

Our deluxe potions boxes are here to help you over the summer holidays when you hear ‘I’m boreddddddd’

7 activities that can be pulled out at the drop of a hat with everything you need inside the box (minus a drop of water and some washing up liquid!) All you need to do is decide which one you want to do first!

We only have 9 of these available. They’re cheaper than buying all of our kits individually and they’re available here: https://www.etsy.com/listing/1506867282/deluxe-potions-box-science-experiments

06/07/2023

💐 The bigger the better?

That’s up to you to decide! Due to my recent baby brain blunder you now have the choice of an A5 or A6 method card with our chromatography flower kits. The A5 ones will come in a larger box that still fits through your letterbox but everything else in the box is the same no matter what size you choose - all you just need to do is pick a size when ordering!

26/06/2023

Did you know we offer party packs? 🎁🎈

Five individual experiment kits for the price of 4! You can have all the same or mix and match!

Head to our stories to see a behind the scenes of making 30 chromatography flowers kits whilst looking after a 9 week old 🤪

20/06/2023

Somehow this little squish is almost two months old and I’m not quite sure where the time has gone 🙈 we’re still here, still posting out orders, still covered in baby sick and still attempting to find time to finish the planets flashcards 🤪

20/05/2023

Reckon your teenager needs a final push for their Year 11 Chemistry exam next week?

This is where the Big Sheet steps in!

This download covers the key points needed for the WJEC Chemistry exam and it’s only two pages long! It includes notes and key diagrams and they can have it on their phone so no excuses not to look at it 😂

Click here to get yours: https://www.etsy.com/listing/1471991534/gcse-chemistry-revision-notes-big-sheet

18/05/2023

💻We’ve gone digital! 💻

Don’t panic, not completely digital but our revision cards are now available to purchase on Etsy as downloads as well as physical copies!

After some reflection, we’ve realised that not everyone likes having paper copies of resources and lots of students these days are taking notes and revising digitally so you’ve now got the option!

Exam season is in full swing and now there’s no need to wait for the postman, you get the revision cards instantly as a pdf!

Head to our stories for links to each set we’ve got available!

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01/05/2023

The start of May can only mean one thing for students…exam season is here 🤓📝

By my calculations we’ve got Year 13 practical exams, Year 12 AS exams and Year 11 GCSE exams. Hopefully (🤞🏼) revision is in full swing but our revision cards can help take the stress out of revision. Clear, concise and A5 in size so they fit in your pocket!

04/02/2023

Long time no post 👀

Somehow it’s February and we haven’t posted at all this year 🙈 we’re still here though! Still sending out your orders and working on new ideas, but we’re just in the middle of reorganising the house and about to start a renovation ready with the hope it’s all done in time for baby girls arrival in around 10 weeks…positive vibes only please 😂✌🏼

Squidge is still keeping us on our toes and we started this morning with a game of ‘what’s this dinosaur called?’ And no, I wasn’t the question master 😂

26/11/2022

✨ MERRY AND BRIGHT ✨

Spread a little joy this year; shop from the makers, creators, the crafters, the mamas, the visionaries - I promise, we’re all this happy when a sale comes through and you’ll get to see this joy on the recipients face when the gifts are opened 🎁

25/11/2022

🎁 STOCKING FILLERS 🎁

Which one is your favourite? My answer changes daily 😂

We can help you with gifts for little ones aged 2 upwards with varying degrees of chaos! Prices start from £3.99 with free delivery and we aim to dispatch the next working day at the latest!

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P.S if you want to be the favourite Auntie or Uncle and the mess isn’t going to be at your house then I highly recommend the silly putty 🙊

23/11/2022

🎄It’s beginning to look a a lot like Christmas….

Four of our orders over the last 48 hours have been marked as gifts and with the planned Royal Mail and CWU strikes coming up, it’s more important than ever for us all to shop early to avoid disappointment!

Orders will need to be in by the 19th December for guaranteed Christmas delivery. We will continue to post after that but with no guarantee on arrival date, so please order early to avoid disappointment!

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12/11/2022

❓Did you know…….

That when you ask a two year old to say ‘triceratops’ is can sound like ‘tri-sausages’?! 🙈😂 because I didn’t until this morning!

Our dinosaur flashcards provide hours of educational fun for all ages and even have facts about each dinosaur on the back of each card!

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04/11/2022

IT’S CHRISTMASSSSSSSSS 🎄🎅🏼 (sort of!)

Very excited to announce I’ll be here on the 10th December for my one and only Christmas Market!

14/10/2022

Introducing the newest team member - expected April 2023 ❤️❤️

08/10/2022

🎃 Gourd vibes only 🎃

The perfect weekend craft - carving a pumpkin then making it puke!

Our puking pumpkin kits also come with a treat for the kids and the adults! Click the link below to get your hands on one!

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https://www.etsy.com/uk/listing/1077416282/

01/10/2022

🎃 TRICK OR TREAT 🎃

It’s the 1st October which can only mean one thing - PUKING PUMPKINS ARE BACK! 🤮🎃

We loved making a mess last year (and so did lots of you!) and can’t wait to see what this year holds! As an introductory offer this weekend, use code HOCUSPOCUS at checkout for 10% off anything in our store!

https://www.etsy.com/uk/listing/1077416282/

17/09/2022

This little squidge has just completed his second trip around the sun 💫 Happy Birthday Gorgeous Boy ❤️

10/09/2022

✨ Pocket Potions x Cuddle & Cwtch✨

I’m very excited to announce you can now now get your hands on our dinosaur flashcards at the gorgeous in the heart of Abergavenny ❤️

Emma has a beautiful selection of children’s clothes and accessories and we feel very privileged to be a part of the store!

21/08/2022

🔎 Can you find…..

Our Science Scavenger cards on their holidays! has taken our set of scavenger hunt cards all the way to France and the pictures we’ve seen of them in use are gorgeous 😍

They don’t need to be taken abroad to be used though - if you need an activity to help you through the last two weeks of the summer holidays head to the link below!

https://www.etsy.com/uk/listing/1193693448/

Photos from Pocket Potions's post 19/08/2022

🦖🦕 Our dino-mite dinosaur flashcards are now live! 🦕🦖

This set of 10 dinosaur flashcards are ideal for enhancing learning about dinosaurs and enhancing small world play. They’re different to your usual flashcards as we’ve double sided them with facts about each dinosaur on the back!

A6 in size and printed on 350gsm card, these are an ideal way of developing your child’s vocabulary and can be used in a wide variety of play and activities. They can also be used as a learning to write resource.

You can get yours here: https://www.etsy.com/uk/listing/1275019304/

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13/08/2022

Can a rubbish dinosaur joke get a laugh?

You bet Jurrasican 🙊😂

That joke is definitely more for the adults but our flashcards are definitely for the kids - squidge can’t keep his hands off!

Our set of 10 dinosaur flashcards are ideal for enhancing learning about dinosaurs and enhancing small world play. Flashcards are an ideal way of developing your child’s vocabulary and can be used in a wide variety of play and activities. They can also be used as a learning to write resource.

We can wait to get these launched next week!

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08/08/2022

Kids driving you mad? 🤪

Buy yourself some peace and quiet (and get them doing some science 🤫) with one of our experiment kits! All our items have free delivery and I’ll get it in the post the very next day!

https://etsy.me/3kSRsMm

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05/08/2022

🦖🦕 RAAAARRRRR 🦕🦖

Did you know a Tyrannosuarus Rex had teeth the size of bananas? I didn’t until this week!

If you’ve seen my stories this week you’ll know I’ve been working on these little beauties and Squidge is very excited for them!

They’re going to be double sided - images and names on the front and then facts on the back. The sticker labels for the boxes are ordered, I’ve got five more sets of facts to complete and then it’s proofing and off to for printing!

My favourite dinosaur is the Triceratops - I love the frill on their head! Let me know your favourite dinosaur in the comments!

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20/07/2022

Need helping keeping the kids entertained over the summer holidays?

Then let us help!

All our potions kits are ready to go and are dispatched the next day! They come with all the equipment you need, just add water (or a little washing up liquid!)

Use code SUMMERHOLS at checkout to get 10% off your order! The code is valid until midnight on Sunday. Click below to shop:

https://etsy.me/3kSRsMm

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19/07/2022

So proud to be a Local Discovery Card Partner and we’re also apart of their birthday giveaway! Head over to the post below to enter! 🎉🎂🎈

16/07/2022

He ripped his flag in approximately 0.4 seconds, caused chaos in kids corner and didn’t want to get off the rainbow truck 🌈

and the team pulled off an epic celebration 🏳️‍🌈🏳️‍🌈🏳️‍🌈

15/07/2022

We’re all packed and ready for tomorrow! If you’re around come and see us! 🏳️‍🌈

02/07/2022

We’re excited to announce that we’re once again packing up our potions and two weeks today we’ll be at ! We can’t wait and Squidge already has his eye on the rainbow dumper truck 👀🏳️‍🌈

15/05/2022

A successful day at market, a not so successful attempt at getting a family photo 🙈

07/05/2022

Exam season is just around the corner (shoutout to all the stressed out teachers and parents trying to get kids to revise 👋🏼)

Our revision cards will help take some of the stress out of revision and until the end of June we’re upgrading the postage of all our revision cards to first class for FREE!

Tag someone below who needs these 👇🏻

30/04/2022

Two weeks tomorrow and I’ll be back at Goytre Wharf - with 70 different stalls there you know it’s going to be good!

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