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World Environment Day: fun ways to get kids involved in litter picking

With World Environment Day coming up, there's never been a better time to get your kids learning about the natural world and how to take care of it. Involving them in litter picking is a good start, as this is a simple activity that can show them the importance of keeping the natural environment as clean as possible. They'll also be able to see exactly what they've achieved when they finish...

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Warring ex’s urged to mediate over passports for kids to avoid delays

Caution coincides with concerns over passport application backlog

A national charity has urged separated and divorced parents in conflict not to put off tackling the topic of passports for their children ahead of the summer period.

The caution comes amidst growing concerns about the backlog being caused by the surge in new passport and renewal applications following the lifting of...

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Top tips for getting kids into gardening this National Gardening Week

Child's play: how to get your kids into gardening By The Greenhouse People

It’s National Gardening Week, and what better way to spend it than by introducing all members of the family to this physically and mentally stimulating hobby.

And with summer half-term just around the corner, and the weather set for a glorious heatwave , gardening could be the perfect activity to keep your...

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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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National Walking Month: 5 ways to get kids exploring the outdoors

Sometimes, getting the family washed, dressed, and out of the door can feel like a workout in itself. What's more, with all the smart devices that kids (and parents) use today, it can be easy for your family not to spend enough time outside. However, this May marks National Walking Month, so it's the perfect time to get some exercise together in the fresh air.

Time and again, studies...

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The Virtually Unbreakable Sunglasses For Kids

The Essential Companion for a Kid’s Summer Hols… Suneez®, The Virtually Unbreakable Sunglasses For Kids

Suneez® - the world’s number one sunglasses brand for cool kids – make the best travel companion to keep a little one’s eyes safe on this year’s summer holiday.

Offering 100% UVA/ UVB protection, Suneez® lenses block 100% of harmful UVA / UVB rays up to and including UV400, so they...

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How to get the kids involved with gardening this spring

Spring is finally here, the trees are starting to get their leaves, and you may have even noticed a daffodil or two while you’re out and about. This time of year marks the start of the growing season and is all about nature, which makes now the perfect time to get out in the garden and enjoy all that spring has to offer. Even better, gardening is a great activity to do with the family....

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How Social Media Is Changing Kids’ Fashion

We’re all aware of the influence of social media on our wardrobes. Whether it’s celebrity red-carpet moments on Instagram or our own friends’ fresh fits on Facebook, it’s easy to be inspired online.

But how does social media influence our kids’ collections? How is the influencer-sphere shaping our judgement when we buy clothes for children?

Here, we identify the key...

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The Great Outdoors: 6 Fun Outdoor Activities For Kids

Spring has truly sprung and to make sure your family has months filled with laughter and excitement, you can easily plan adventures outdoors. This can be something as simple as a walk through your local park.

Here are some of the best ways to keep your little ones entertained in the great outdoors during the warmer months.

1. Craft and complete a nature spotting sheet...

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Celebrate the Zoobilee at ZSL London Zoo

London’s zoo will celebrate HM The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee during May half-term Saturday 28 May – Sunday 5 June 2022

Visitors to ZSL London Zoo this May half-term are invited to join the Zoobilee Festival – a week-long wildlife-themed celebration to mark The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee.

From Saturday 28 May to Sunday 5 June , ZSL London Zoo will pay tribute to its Royal Patron, HM The...