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Eight Physical Activities for Energetic Toddlers

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…
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June 28, 2018 Tags:, , , , , , , , , ,

Fun and Creative Easter Activities to Try Out!

Talking about the Easter celebration provides a great opportunity to explore different religions and traditions with your child, helping to raise their awareness of and empathy towards others.  It also lets them know that Easter isn’t just about chocolate eggs!    Hopefully, the spring sunshine will make an appearance so you can get outside and…
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March 27, 2018 Tags:, , , , ,

Five Valentine craft activities for children

Share the love with some homemade gifts. Whether your child has a special girl/boyfriend or just wants to let their friend know how much they mean to them, here are some simple craft ideas to try out this Valentine’s.   1.Wool Heart Wreath Decorations (Craft idea from Blue Bear Wool) A simple yet effective craft…
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February 6, 2018 Tags:, , ,

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:, , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

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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