Tag Archive: Play Advice

Top 4 Skills Children can Gain from Building Dens

  This Friday, June 16th 2017,  is officially Save the Children’s Den Day, which encourages children to help build a better world around them. You can sponsor your child to build a den – out of branches in the woods, or with chairs and bed sheets at home – to support Save the Children’s initiative…
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June 15, 2017 Tags:, , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Supporting a Child with Visual Impairment

What is visual impairment Visual impairment (also known as ‘partial sight’, ‘low vision’, or ‘sight loss’) describes complete or partial loss of vision. Around 25,000 children under 16 years old in England and Wales are visually impaired. Total blindness is very rare and most children can see something, such as being able to distinguish between…
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January 7, 2016 Tags:

Family Christmas Games

Family Christmas Games

Family games are great fun for all ages and are perfect for relationship building. They help children learn about friendly competition, develop social skills such as effective communication and practise strategic thinking. If you’ve finished off all of your board games or you’re looking for games to play that require little or no materials, here are…
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December 23, 2015 Tags:,

top tech toys for christmas

Top Tech Toys for Christmas

We are living in a digital age and there are an increasing number of tech toys on the market for children. These toys are great because they can offer a whole new dimension to play, but they don’t come cheap! So when you are buying tech toys, you want to be sure they are worth…
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December 3, 2015 Tags:, ,

How Much Screen Time Should a Child Have?

How Much Screen Time Should a Child Have?

  This has been an exciting week or two in the evolving journey of screen time for children. The world has necessarily been cautious to support screen time for children in any form whilst the research of usage beyond TV was limited. However, with the view of American Academy of Paediatrics (AAP) changing and the publication…
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October 14, 2015 Tags:, , ,

Read our Kidzania Review to find out information about what children think and what's in store for parents

Kidzania Review: A City run by Kids for Kids!

Kidzania opened in June this year at Westfield Shopping centre, Shepherds Bush London. It provides role play work experiences for children age 4-14 years. Enterprising Child and Fundamentally Children went along with several families with children aged 6-13 to investigate and have produced a Kidzania Review for those interested in this new playground for Kids….
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October 1, 2015 Tags:, , , ,

Personal, Social and Emotional Development through Play

Personal, social and emotional (PSE) covers topics such as confidence, sharing and managing feelings. Good development is incredibly important as it affects how a child interacts with the world; because of this it can have a large impact on a child’s progression in many areas, including learning in a school environment, in addition to their well-being. In…
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October 1, 2015 Tags:, , ,