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3 big reasons why children need to play outdoors

Tuesday 14 March 2017 / Activities, Health, Parenting Tips
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Many studies highlight the benefits children get from time spent having fun in the fresh air.

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How to make a Christmas wreath

Tuesday 29 November 2016 / Activities

This Christmas wreath is easy and fun to make with your little ones - and shows how much they've grown!

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How to make a paper plate Christmas angel

Tuesday 29 November 2016 / Activities

Why not try this easy and fun activity with your little ones?

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4 easy to make musical instruments for kids

Friday 28 October 2016 / Activities, On A Budget
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Music ignites all areas of child development: intellectual, social and emotional, motor, language, and overall literacy.

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What’s in a word: helping your child build their vocabulary

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Tuesday 11 October 2016 / Activities, Speech and Communication, Parenting Tips
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Did you know, the number of words that a toddler knows predicts how well they will learn to read when they get to school

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