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Nuffield Health hosting free fitness classes for 11-16 year olds this summer in Devon

  • Nuffield Health has launched new programme “Move together”, hosting free exercise classes across the country in the holidays to help parents struggling to get kids active
  • This launch comes after a new survey reveals just 12% of young girls and 27% of boys plan to play sport this summer
  • Classes are being held every week in sites across the UK, including Taunton and
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Schools out for summer in Devon – Six FREE nature activities for children

  • As schools break for summer the RSPB invites families to enjoy their FREE summer Wild Challenge activities to help children connect to Devon's nature and have fun.
  • By completing the RSPB’s Wild Challenges children can achieve Bronze, Silver and Gold awards, and help give nature a home along the way, whilst having fun outdoors.

Rosalind Allen, RSPB Education...

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Expert reveals the top 5 brain and memory improvement activities

Whether players want to improve their brain health and memory after sustaining a head injury or purely want to test their cognitive skills, memory activities are a great way to stimulate mental fitness and improve brain health.

Experts at SolitaireBliss have revealed a top 5 list of brain training and memory improvement activities that offer players a wide range of cognitive benefits...

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Newborn Adventures: 5 Outdoor Activities For New Parents

Newborn babies are precious, their skin is delicate, and their hair is soft. Despite this, new parents can continue to live their lives. You might not want to jump back into your social calendar, but you can still take your child outside.

Going outside doesn’t have to be a military mission. Once you’ve prepared your newborn essentials, such as a changing bag and baby carrier , you...

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Four Reasons You Need to Get Your Kids Into Gardening This Summer

Are you tearing your hair out at the idea of keeping your rambunctious little ones entertained this summer?

You might have signed them up for activity clubs or planned days out to theme parks, but these costs can quickly add up. And it’s hard to tire them out enough for a good night sleep at home.

But there is a solution. Have you tried getting them into gardening?

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Cheap ways to keep kids entertained during holidays

With the school holidays approaching, families are being given advice on how to fill the children’s spare time with fun activities that won’t break the bank.

Online wholesaler Wholesale Sweets are giving their budget friendly tips on how to keep the kids entertained during the summer.

They’ve looked at a variety of both indoor and outdoor options and among their suggestions...

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70 glorious years! Celebrating The Queen's Platinum Jubilee

Jubilees started life as religious celebrations but have become occasions to celebrate the life and reign of a monarch.

In September 2015, Queen Elizabeth II became Britain’s longest reigning royal and is now the first monarch to reach the Platinum Jubilee – an incredible achievement! She acceded to the throne in 1952 - that’s a whopping 70 years as the Queen of England! To get to Platinum (...

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Children who play adventurously have better mental health, research finds

Children who spend more time playing adventurously have lower symptoms of anxiety and depression, and were happier over the first Covid-19 lockdown, according to new research.

A study led by the University of Exeter asked parents how often their children engaged in play that was “thrilling and exciting”, where they might experience some fear and uncertainty.

The study, published in...

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Six sustainable activities for kids this summer

Taking care of our world is a big issue – one that involves young and old alike. Introducing children to fun, sustainable activities can help them understand how to care for the planet – without them even realising that they’re learning!

From an early age, kids are taught about sustainability issues like plastic waste, pollution, animal conservation and recycling at school and in the...

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Encanto Exercise Video for Kids

ENCANTO EXERCISE VIDEO FOR KIDS

We are a bit Encanto mad in our house, so my children were so excited to find this Encanto exercise video on YouTube. It is a perfect way to burn off some energy indoors, whilst also getting to have fun and use their brains as well to remember all the moves.

This video is called ‘Spring Encanto Run’ and it’s part of a brain break set of videos for kids...

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