Educational gifts for Christmas

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We are almost into December and the momentum is gathering towards Christmas in many homes. Gifts are being bought online and in-store and preparations are well underway. The Christmas adverts are all over the place and have been around for a few weeks now and I even heard Christmas music on the radio on the […]

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Five minute fun: day two

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At home I am always trying to make the regular things in life or normal conversations into learning opportunities and fun activities. 5 minute fun really fits in with my approach to parenting so I’ve decided to take their 7 day challenge with the children and will be sharing the activities we try. So – what […]

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Learning about dinosaurs

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I’ve written a few times about how interested the children, and especially the boys are in dinosaurs. They are loving Andy’s Dinosaur Adventures at the moment they on CBeebies. If your little ones haven’t seen it, check it out as it’s really informative and a lovely show too. I’m really keen to take the children […]

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Family-friendly days out: part fifteen

Welcome to part fifteen of our series on family-friendly days out. We recently visited the Sea Life Centre in Manchester. The Sea Life Centre is located within the Intu Trafford Centre, very close to the Legoland Discovery Centre. There are combi tickets available if you wish to visit both attractions in one day, these look […]

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Star gazing

Have you got any wannabee space explorers in your house. Do you love a bit of star gazing? Would your children be interested in space viewing? I love those clear crisp starry nights when you can try and spot some of the constellations. The best place for star gazing has always been my parents back garden […]

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Extending the Disney magic

Are you a Disney fan? That might be a silly question as Disney touches so many people. The Christmas box office sensation is set to be The Good Dinosaur from Disney Pixar – The Good Dinosaur tells the story of a young dinosaur named Arlo as he embarks on an epic adventure with an unlikely human […]

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