The production is based on the book by Julia Donaldson with illustrations by Axel Scheffler, and rehearsal images have also been released as a sneak preview ahead of the show’s visit to Chester as part of its UK Tour.
Puzzles have the ability to send some parents into a frenzy. They can be bulky to store, the bits get everywhere and then what happens when you lose a piece? As much as all of these things are true, puzzles have so many benefits for child development, they are worth sticking with. Our children love […]
Christmas Eve is a great time to kick off a new puzzle with the family. You can all get together and try to work as a team – I say ‘try’ because puzzles can get a bit competitive sometimes and little fingers can also take a bit of persuading to ‘give up’ the pieces on […]
The Gruffalo’s Child, very like The Gruffalo, are books we have read over and over again as a family. The Gruffalo’s Child currently gets read most nights before bed and I’d be surprised if these aren’t some of the stories the children remember the most from their childhood in later life. The clever rhyming, the […]
We love children’s stories and I’ve written many times about the importance of reading and the benefits of reading to children, as well as them exploring books on their own. What is really lovely is when you can take the learning from these stories outside and give it even more context. The best stories we have found for […]
When you are planning a children’s birthday party there are so many options available with regards to what theme you can go for. How do you decide? If your children are very young and don’t yet have a favourite character, older and too cool to have a favourite character, or if you are worried about […]