The University of Wonder & Imagination is now enrolling students of all ages and magical abilities… and there’s a place with your name on it! Meet their team of lively lecturers that specialise in different departments of the University. They have Professor Sharma, the President of the University, Professor Bamberg
No party is complete without some terror-ific tunes to get every witch and wizard in the mood for a devilish dance-off. We’re sharing our favourites to kick off the skele-fun and make it a Halloween hoolie to remember! “The Monster Mash” by Bobby “Boris” Pickett “Ghostbusters” by Ray Parker Jr.
A survey, to find out more about the impact of lockdown on parents and children across Northern Ireland, has revealed that 93% of respondents expressed concern over their child’s wellbeing and 86% admitted that they have concerns about their own mental health. As part of Parenting Week 2020 (19 –
New mothers are suffering needless trauma and anxiety due to Covid-19 restrictions during pregnancy and birth, according to a campaign group trying to reform strict Department of Health rules. The Mothers Matter #marchformaternity Campaign group is urgently calling for Health Minister Robin Swann to reconsider the safety rules governing the
Today (21 October) is Apple Day and what better way to celebrate this versatile, delicious and healthy fruit than sharing one of our favourite recipes that’s great to make with the kids. Ingredients 200 g or 7oz plain flour 100 g or 3.5 oz caster sugar 50 g or 2 oz brown sugar 2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
Award-winning children’s author Máire Zepf, musicians from the Ulster Orchestra and Cultúrlann Mac Adam Ó Fiaich are set to collaborate on ‘Play Me a Story’, an innovative new project which will set children’s words to newly composed music. Máire is inviting primary school children to contribute their most imaginative stories
The Executive has today agreed a range of significant time-bound interventions to curb the spread of Covid-19 in Northern Ireland including extending the half term holiday break for schools and colleges to a two-week break to run from 19 to 30 October with pupils returning to school on Monday 2 November. In addition
Maths Week Ireland is in full swing (10-18 October) and Ni4kids’ Elizabeth McGivern was lucky enough to catch up with TV presenter, author, teacher and Maths whizz, Bobby Seagull, to chat about how the subject gets a bad rep, football stickers and how the people of Northern Ireland were the
A stunning array of Northern Ireland talent has been gathered to present Cahoots NI’s immersive digital theatre experience with the aim of bringing the magic and joy of theatre to young audiences at home this half term holiday. The University of Wonder and Imagination is an hour-long interactive digital theatre
The global pandemic and lockdowns on top of all the usual life challenges can affect children just as much as adults. To mark World Mental Health Day on 10 October, Catherine Lynch provides six stepping stones, and free downloadable resources, to help parents support youngsters to develop good mental health.