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8 Great Messy Play Ideas for Outdoors

Young children are at their happiest when they’re engaging in messy play without a care in the world. Giving children free rein to be creative can certainly be chaotic business, but it’s the best way to encourage independent learning. Messy play involves all things squishy and squelchy – think mud, sand, paint, dough, glitter, water … Continue reading “8 Great Messy Play Ideas for Outdoors”

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Tips for Keeping your Children Active

The pre-teen years are the most active years in the lives of many children. It is during this time that their activity and energy levels are very high. As such, it is important to find ways to keep them positively engaged in some physical activity. In Britain, obesity in children is becoming a worrying trend, … Continue reading “Tips for Keeping your Children Active”

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3 Tip-Top Edible Sensory Play Tasks

Most children need little encouragement to get messy, especially when it comes to their food, but while your parents might have warned you never to play with your food, from a sensory play perspective, it could be exactly what was needed. Sensory play is a great encounter for children of all ages. As a child … Continue reading “3 Tip-Top Edible Sensory Play Tasks”

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8 Fun Ways to Keep Fit as a Family

For most modern families, sparing time out of our daily routines to exercise regularly can be a big challenge. However, turning exercise into a family venture can bring the fun back into fitness and provide vital bonding opportunities too. With current health reports, family exercise is as important now as ever, here are eight fun … Continue reading “8 Fun Ways to Keep Fit as a Family”

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