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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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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


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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Free holiday time activities and meals this Easter

Hundreds of children across Devon began an action-packed Easter holiday this week, as part of our Holiday Activities and Food programme.

School holidays can be difficult for some families, with the added cost of extra food and reduced incomes. So, the government has provided funding for us to coordinate free activities and healthy meals with local providers for children in Devon aged...

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Plant a Tree for the Jubilee

April 1st will see The Den Kit Company launch their new Plant a Tree for the Jubilee Kit (£24.50). The kit invites children to be a monarch of their own little outdoor kingdom. Containing nature-inspired activities that include decorating a woven willow crown and sowing native tree seeds, this is a creative, planet-friendly way for every child to celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee....

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Enjoy A Restriction Free Easter With These Fun Activities

Easter egg hunt

A classic easter egg hunt is a great way to get all the family involved, even the grown ups, because who doesn't love finding chocolate treats? Buy some individually wrapped chocolate eggs which can be found in supermarkets at reasonable prices, hiding them around the house, garden or local park before letting your family run wild to try and grab them. If you want to take it...

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Childcare experts share seven fun learning activities to do with your child (aged 6-8)

Childcare experts share seven fun learning activities to do with your child (aged 6-8)

An essential part of parenting is finding new activities to keep your children active. When they’re around six to eight years old, they have probably learnt to read on their own, so it’s important to keep stimulating their skills, helping with new words and to speak properly. Because of this, childcare and...

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Dear Zoo comes to life at ZSL London Zoo this Easter

Dear Zoo... Classic children’s story comes to life at ZSL London Zoo this Easter The Dear Zoo Experience: Saturday 2 - Monday 18 April 2022

ZSL London Zoo is bringing children's classic Dear Zoo to life this Easter, through a series of roarsome activities celebrating the 40th anniversary of the famous book.

Author Rod Campbell’s much-loved tale of a child who writes to the zoo to ask...

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IWM North and IWM London | Story Seekers | Weekends and daily 14th – 18th February


Families can get hands on with real artefacts and learn about the global impact of conflict, from the First World War to today. Dig deeper into the museum’s collections and uncover the moving stories they tell, from people who braved shark-infested waters to...