5 Essential Tips for Reluctant Readers (or ‘how do I get my child to love reading and books?!’)
Aug31

5 Essential Tips for Reluctant Readers (or ‘how do I get my child to love reading and books?!’)

While some children devour every novel they can get their hands on, you’ve somehow found yourself with a child who pushes books away as though reading were a chore – or worse, a bore. Unless it’s on the screen in their Minecraft game or in an action-packed comic book, they don’t want to know. Sound familiar? Don’t fret – help is at hand; we’ve talked with HarperCollins, and they’ve given us some...

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Win a £130 Chilli Pro Scooter from Skates | #SummerStuff
Jul29

Win a £130 Chilli Pro Scooter from Skates | #SummerStuff

It’s the final day of #SummerStuff fortnight, and Skates.co.uk are offering one lucky winner the Chilli Pro Grim Reaper Black Stunt Scooter, worth £130! The Chilli Pro Grim Reaper Black Stunt Scooter is a brilliant mid-level stunt scooter from Chilli Pro – perfect for older kids and teens to hone their Blunt To Fakie at the skate park this summer. The Reaper is the latest creation of the Chilli Pro Team, a perfect all...

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Win an i-SPY Nature Explorer Bundle | #SummerStuff
Jul26

Win an i-SPY Nature Explorer Bundle | #SummerStuff

Day 11 of #SummerStuff fortnight, and we’ve gone all outdoorsy with i-Spy; win a fab i-SPY bundle of 12 nature themed books with a pair of binoculars, a magnifying glass, a fishing net and a bug viewer. The i-SPY books – remember them? Back in the 70’s we simply wouldn’t consider a long car journey without one! Mind you – I never did finish the British Birds one. I blame my parents – no eagles were ever spotted, nor a kingfisher...

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Get Booking! London Theatre’s 21st Annual Kids Week Tickets – Now Open!
Jun18

Get Booking! London Theatre’s 21st Annual Kids Week Tickets – Now Open!

Glittering selection of top London shows offering free Kids Week Tickets and activities for children and families this August Kids Week, the annual London theatre initiative run by Society of London Theatre (SOLT), returns in August 2018, with more than 40 hit shows offering free Kids Week Tickets for children throughout the month. The scheme, which aims to encourage more young people and their families to experience the magic of live...

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Spotted! Origami Green Dinosaur Lamp!
May23

Spotted! Origami Green Dinosaur Lamp!

We’re always on the hunt for quirky kids bedroom lighting – and I’ve rather fallen for this fabulous dinosaur lamp!   Is it a brachiosaur? Or is it a diplodocus? Tricky to tell. Either way it’s peppermint green, and utterly charming. I’d rather like him plodding gently around my room at night. He stands 22cm tall,  and is made not from paper at all, but from a tough polyresin which is much sturdier under...

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It’s the SSE Women’s FA Cup! Be sure to watch with your girls. #TogetherWeCan
May05

It’s the SSE Women’s FA Cup! Be sure to watch with your girls. #TogetherWeCan

The #SSEWomensFACup Final kicks off today at 5.30pm! If you’re not going please do tune in live on BBC1 or get involved with the hashtag chat because #TogetherWeCan inspire a generation and grow the profile of the women’s game! I don’t know about  you, but until very recently my daughter thought that ‘football was for boys’. Didn’t matter that she loved a kickabout with her brothers, she only ever saw men...

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