The ppp…perfect way to end the school holidays on a high note with Dreamworks’ most lovable crack-a-lackin’ four-legged friends, King of New York, Alex the lion, his BFF zebra Marty, glorious Gloria the hippo and chronic complainer giraffe Melman, plus of course those adorable plucky thrill-seeking penguins, Skipper, Kowalski, PrivateRead More →

New on the scene for Spring 19… It’s no secret that there’s a plastic crisis happening and Mother Earth is in danger from plastic waste. Children’s brand Frugi have been tackling the problem by recycling more than half a million plastic bottles to make a brand new enviable outerwear collection,Read More →

If by chance you’ve been hiding under a rock, or buried under an avalanche of copies of CBeebies Magazine that haven’t made it to the recycling bin yet, you might not have heard of Marie Kondo. But if closing your six-year-old’s chest of drawers has become a contact sport, AlisonRead More →

April is Stress Awareness Month and if you’re regularly feeling wound up like a kid’s clockwork toy, who you gonna call for help? Family wellbeing expert Dani Binnington is on a mission to help us unwind and de-stress… Being a maxed-out parent is the norm. Life is hectic enough before weRead More →

By Jos Dirkx Do you remember the first time you realised that you loved listening to stories? The sound of someone’s voice, in a trusted and safe space, bringing stories of escape, adventure, travel and exploration to you? Tales of friendship, change and growth?   The stories we tell kidsRead More →

Walking hand in hand with Mum and Dad, splashing happily in the bath, going for a scoot around the park or sitting in a trolley for the weekly food shop… These are everyday actions that we take for granted with our child. However, for the parents of many children, withoutRead More →

As Belfast Zoo prepares to celebrate its biggest birthday bash ever – the much-loved family visitor attraction turns 85 on March 30 this year – Ni4kids editor Nadia Duncan takes the kids for a walk on the wild side to meet its residents and re-discover some animal magic… A tripRead More →

With Paul Bosco Mc Eneaney The Artistic Director of acclaimed Belfast-based theatre company Cahoots NI has been enchanting children and their families for over 15 years with boldly innovative works combining magic and illusion, physical theatre and original music to spellbind young audiences. Paul is Dad to 13-year-old Jamie. “We’veRead More →

Inspired by a love of teaching babies and young children a new language, Club Petit Pierrot have re-launched an exciting updated version of their much-loved CD packed with songs and original rhymes. With 36 tracks ranging from fun songs for the little ones, to upbeat tunes for older kids, thereRead More →

It’s their special day. A once in a year celebration where they are the star performer to a VIP audience of select family and friends. The countdown began months ago and mums and dads – let’s be honest – the pressure to host the perfect party is on! But do notRead More →

  Transform any little one’s bedroom into a tranquil, calming space with an enchanting Aloka SleepyLight. Supporting the all-important bedtime routine, the handy remote control enables children to choose from their favourite soft hues to instantly create a relaxing atmosphere as they drift off into a peaceful slumber. Thanks toRead More →