With growing concerns over children and young people’s mental health being effected by lockdown and their prolonged absence from school, this year’s Children’s Mental Health Week (February 1-7) has a particular resonance.  Here, former primary school teacher Laura Steele of education experts PlanBee has gathered together a week’s worth of fantastic FREE resources which parentsRead More →

Old-fashioned, handmade, home-baked, and homespun are all words that describe Chris Myers’ perfect Christmas. In this modern, hectic but beautiful world of ours sometimes it is nice to take stock of what is important, especially at this special time of year. Setting a calm but magical scene for the festiveRead More →

Gift giving has a whole new meaning and this year it can include a meaningful adventure for your child which will make a lasting memory for the entire family. Downloadable this example to use for the whole family. Something I want (the big Christmas gift) Something I need (hobby item,Read More →

A hilariously horrific activity the kids will go bats about this Halloween!  This slime flows like a liquid but can be rolled like a solid – and the best part is that it’s edible! Scientific Principle: Viscosity                 Time: ​45 minutes cooking time, 2 hours cooling time  Equipment & IngredientsRead More →

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.Read More →

Anna Kendrick and Justin Timberlake return in an all-star sequel to DreamWorks Animation’s 2016 musical hit: Trolls World Tour and we have some awesome activity sheets for the kids to celebrate! Just click on the links to download! Trolls World Tour Activity 1 Trolls World Tour Activity 2 – Spot the Difference TrollsRead More →

Pressing flowers is a craft that dates back to the nineteenth century and is still popular today. Make sure that you have permission to pick your chosen flowers and then put them in a flowerpress or between the pages of a heavy book or telephone directory for about a week.Read More →

Long gone are the days when you had to carve out turnips because no one knew what a pumpkin was – never mind finding a supermarket that sold them! Whether you’re throwing a Halloween Hoolie for the entire neighbourhood, or just want to impress trick or treaters coming to yourRead More →

Michael Rosen is challenging parents with the questions, “When did you last make time for play?” Why does it matter? And in his new book has 101 suggestions to get more of it in your life! You may be a bit afraid that you have ‘forgotten how to play’. I promiseRead More →

Life in lockdown indoors can soon begin to feel cramped so if you are lucky enough to have a garden – your own private green room – Alison Thompson says now is the time to make the most of it… even if it’s for no other reason than to escape slicing those grapesRead More →