Top Ten MSF Picks for Teens?
Oct04

Top Ten MSF Picks for Teens?

We all know teenagers: moody, only talk in emojis and never off their phones? Yep. But anyone who spends any time with them knows that they’re also some of the most open-minded, radical and future-thinking people around. Get young minds blossoming with our top ten picks for teens at Manchester Science Festival this October… It’s going to be v lit. 1. Man on the Moon programmeShow: Tuesday 16 October – Saturday 20 OctoberWorkshops:...

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Win a Collins Early Learning pack and Stabilo Activity Set | #SummerStuff
Jul28

Win a Collins Early Learning pack and Stabilo Activity Set | #SummerStuff

Day 13 of #SummerStuff fortnight, and it’s a perfect one for the youngest in the family – Collins are offering one lucky reader a set of Early Learning activity books and a huge Stabilo set. Come on – what kid doesn’t want to win that HUGE bundle of pens to use in those books?! Summer’s here, and long fun days stretch ahead of us. But amongst the picnics, movie nights and beach days there’s bound to be...

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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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DIY Craft Ideas for the Entire Family
Jun25

DIY Craft Ideas for the Entire Family

Spending time with the kids and doing something together is great for relationship building. Sharing a DIY project is known to be one of the most effective ways to get children more engaged and open minded while training their motor skills. There is no shortage of things to try and DIY projects to do either. To help you pick a project to share with the entire family, here are some DIY craft ideas you can look into, particularly ideas...

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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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Does your teen know about National Citizen Service? NCS, it’s WAY cooler than it sounds…
Apr25

Does your teen know about National Citizen Service? NCS, it’s WAY cooler than it sounds…

A couple of years ago now, we saw an advert for the NCS – the National Citizen Service. We’d never heard of it before, but we loved the look of it, and when we discussed it with our oldest (who was 16 at the time) he was absolutely up for it. Sadly, his health took a back slide, and we just couldn’t be sure he was ready for a summer of adventure; but as our younger kids come to the right age, we’ll be...

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