With the big day now only a matter of weeks away, it’s most likely that a haul of shiny new toys is at the top of your child’s wish list to Santa. Receiving a gift with love is a pleasure at any age, however the festive season is a wonderfulRead More →

No name is more synonymous with female success in sport in Northern Ireland than Lady Mary Peters, not only for her personal achievements but for her passion in encouraging –and through her charity, The Mary Peters Trust, supporting –the next generation of sporting stars. Despite recovering from open heart surgeryRead More →

I jumped at the chance to see one of my favourite childhood films brought to life on stage – and even better that I could enjoy it with my youngest… From the moment the curtain went up the audience were enthralled. Set in 1930s New York during The Great Depression,Read More →

Fact File Names:Vicki & Mac Ferguson From: Aberdeenshire Kids: Ollie (9) & Harry (6) Job: Founders of the Marvellous Adventure Club   Having a bath in the woods, sending a balloon piloted by two Lego® figures into space or crossing the ocean in a toy pirate ship… surely just theRead More →

Interview by Nadia Duncan Returning to our screens for a second series this October, acclaimed kids’ TV show Pablo is the brainchild of Co. Down-based production company, Paper Owl Films, and is centred around the adventures of Pablo – a fun, smart and curious five-year-old boy with autism. Now aRead More →

The 30th Cinemagic Festival in Belfast this autumn presents unmissable opportunitiesfor young people with fantastic films, industry workshops and masterclasses to inspire the next generation of audiences and lmmakers. For many of those years Chief Executive, Joan Burney Keatings MBE has cast a spell over kids, making them dream bigRead More →

The school summer holidays are now just a distant happy memory so are you already dreaming of your next great break away? These staycation hotel heroes are offering some scarily good half-term and beyond deals which will have your little monsters screaming with delight…     ROE PARK RESORT: UNWINDRead More →

Your child’s birthday bash is the highlight of their year. Meet the party pros who take the pressure off parents ensuring your celebration sparkles… JUMP INTO YOUR MOST ACTION-PACKED PARTY EVER AT THUNDER PARK Leading indoor-action sports skatepark Thunder Park at Eddie Irvine’s in Bangor is the first of itsRead More →

One of the UK’s best-loved presenters, X Factor frontman Dermot O’Leary, is just about to launch his third action-packed animal adventure for children inspired by his own rescue cats and wondering what they get up to at night! Interview by Nadia Duncan Q) You have said that books and storytellingRead More →

Bangor has many appeals for both locals and tourist families. It’s by the sea, and has some delicious eateries, but when it comes to summertime and kids, Ni4kids Rebecca Reid says there’s really only one place worth talking about… and that’s Pickie Fun Park! I took my family of four,Read More →

By Kate Pattinson For parents, the summer holidays are a blessing and a curse. A blessing in that you get to spend more time with your little ones and your family, and a curse when one of yours comes home from school talking about their classmate who is spending threeRead More →