In light of the gorgeous weather we have been experiencing, we thought we’d compile a list of picnic foods that the children can help make, for all of those lovely picnics in the park. Getting your child involved in the kitchen teaches them valuable skills and is a great bonding activity. Afterall, lots of…
August 7, 2018
Check out our survival guide on getting the entire summer holidays with the kids! Find inspiration for play ideas and activities to enjoy with your child!
July 30, 2018
Children can learn new skills, have fun, play and develop self-confidence by spending time in the garden tending plants and growing their own food.
July 30, 2018
Fortnite is quickly taking over the world as the most popular video game but what is it and should my child be playing it?
July 24, 2018
Girls aged between eight and 15 spend almost half as much time taking part in sports activities as boys of the same age, according to a report published this year by The Office for National Statistics (ONS). Boys are also more likely to take part in sports, with around four in 10 boys playing sports every…
July 19, 2018
The debate on teaching according to students’ preferred learning styles Learning styles refer to the different ways that students may prefer to learn. But is the concept of teaching being more successful when tailored to a student’s preferred learning style a myth? Firstly, what is the learning styles approach? For teachers, there are…
July 9, 2018
Bullying is not trivial and needs to be taken seriously by parents and educators as people who are bullied when they are younger can develop long-term emotional problems.
July 3, 2018
Active games for energetic toddlers Toddlers are positively buzzing with energy most of the time! Here are some simple activities to help burn off some of that energy, and also help develop those all-important gross motor skills. Many of these ideas can be done outdoors or indoors – but don’t be afraid to don a…
June 28, 2018
Play on a budget: Classic toys you can make yourself Making your own toys can save you money and really encourages your child’s creativity! Depending on the age of your child, you can get them involved in the making process too. They could even invent their own toys! Here are a few examples of classic…
June 26, 2018
In May, BBC 1 aired a programme investigating why there has been an increase in the number of medications taken now compared to 40 years ago. In the first episode, Dr Chris van Tulleken investigated the use of Calpol to ‘treat’ children. Dr Chris warned that many parents are overusing Calpol; it might be…
June 18, 2018