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Month: December 2016

10 Clever Cardboard Box Craft Ideas

If there’s one thing that’s in plentiful supply after Christmas or a birthday, it’s cardboard boxes. Before you send them all off to be recycled, try making one of these cardboard box craft ideas with your child. Who knew a bit of old cardboard could be so much fun? Cardboard Box Crafts Cardboard Washing Machine: Estefi Machado Now little ones will have the perfect place to wash their toys’ clothes. Pizza Box Art Easel: Makedo Turn that takeaway box into the perfect art easel. Shadow Puppets: Classic Play Use a torch to bring your puppet show to life. Ball...

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5 Top Parenting Resolutions for the New Year

Let’s admit it; this parenting business isn’t always easy. We’ve made a few mistakes over the last 12 months – far more than we’d like to admit! While we can’t change the past, there’s plenty of little steps we can make today that could have a big impact on our children’s tomorrow. So with the festive season drawing to an end, here are our top 5 parenting resolutions to see us into the New Year. 1. Set a limit on working hours For many parents, the reality of modern living means that we can no longer afford to give...

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Review: The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show

Author: Laura Mason “In the light of the moon lay a little egg….” It’s the children’s story we all know so well, it has become an institution literally around the world with an impressive 41m copies sold in over 60 languages.  I still have my childhood copy, plus over the past few years I have accrued the story as a board, crinkle, colouring and pop up book! Shamefully, what I know less of are Eric Carle’s other stories which makes this visit a juxtaposition of the familiar yet unfamiliar. The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show...

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Top 5 tips for getting kids to sleep at Christmas

So, Christmas Day is soon to arrive and children across the UK are starting to buzz with excitement. As magical as this time may be, it does leave many parents in the UK dreading the prospect of trying to get their kids to sleep before Santa makes an appearance. To help make things easier, here are five top tips for getting kids to sleep from Professor Colin Espie, a professor of sleep medicine at the University of Oxford and co-founder of Big Health, a digital health company. 1. Keep active during the day There is now lots of evidence...

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January Events in Surrey for Babies, Children and Families

Top local listings for January events in Surrey that are perfect for babies, toddlers, big kids and families! Discover what’s on near you, including children’s activities, workshops, shows, open days and fun things to do. You can add to our list of January events in Surrey by visiting our Add Event page. January Events in Surrey Family Ghost Tour at Hampton Court Palace Sun 1 Jan 2017, 6.30pm – 8.30pm East Molesey, Surrey KT8 9AU Join us for a 1¼ – 1½ hours evening walking tour hearing stories of ghostly apparitions and paranormal activity at Hampton Court Palace. Minimum...

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