Strictly briks® make learning fun!

Strictly Briks

We are big fans of Strictly briks® and last year renovated our old train table using their base plate range and our LEGO Table is still our most played with item in the house. Strictly briks® items are compatible with all major brands of bricks, including LEGO® and DUPLO® brand sets and come in a range of sets, colours and sizes. The latest item from the range is Strictly briks® AlphaBriks. The set comes with one 10″ x 10″ base… Continue Reading “Strictly briks® make learning fun!”

Keeping the kids feeling and looking cool with Reima this summer


Keeping kids cool on hot days can be a challenge. On hot days and during exercise, excess body heat causes sweating which is our own cooling system, and to keep it working, it is important to drink enough water. But sometimes this is not enough. Wearing less clothes helps, as sweat can evaporate better, but taking off all clothes is seldom possible when out in public, and with such a focus on sun safety, would also expose more skin to… Continue Reading “Keeping the kids feeling and looking cool with Reima this summer”

Getting Started With Volunteering: Top Tips


Entering into the world of volunteering might be something you really want to do, but from the outside it can seem a little intimidating or simply overwhelming because of the amount of different options that are available. If you want to overcome your hang-ups and get started as a volunteer, the following few tips will hopefully give you the guidance and motivation you need. Play to your Strengths You are likely to have a better experience as a volunteer, as… Continue Reading “Getting Started With Volunteering: Top Tips”

What is the best age to move from a 3 wheeled scooter to a 2 wheeled scooter?


Sebastian turned six at the end of June and when asked what he wanted for his birthday he asked for a new scooter. Sebby has had his Mini Micro Deluxe Scooter for three years and loves zooming around on it, so our first thought was to upgrade to the Maxi Micro Scooter, which has been scaled up for larger and more powerful children, with a more robust frame, longer adjustable stem, wider and stronger deck for bigger feet and a… Continue Reading “What is the best age to move from a 3 wheeled scooter to a 2 wheeled scooter?”