Nursery School

Primary School Handwriting Essentials

Despite the use of digital devices amongst children, handwriting is still an essential skill for pupils to learn in primary school and one that they will use for the rest of their lives. With National Stationery Week (29th April – 5th May) quickly approaching, what better time to celebrate the educational supplies that have become handwriting essentials, along with the activities that are integral to children learning how to properly write. Pre-Writing Activities Before children even reach the stage where they begin learning how to write, they must build up a foundation of skills that will help them master this …

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Sebby

Tips for Surviving the Terrible Twos

Although every child is different, there seems to be that one thing which every child has in common and that would be the Terrible Twos. As a parent, you feel horrible calling such a wonderful time in your child’s life ‘terrible,’ but there is no other way to describe the rapid onset of temper tantrums or your toddler’s stubborn resistance to being told what to do. While you, as a parent, know the purpose behind what you are instructing your child to do, or not as the case may be, they don’t yet have life experience to know why, and …

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Top Tips to make your bathroom baby proof

Your bathroom is a slippery area full of potentially dangerous items that can endanger your little one. Baby proofing your bath or shower room is just as important as baby proofing the rest of the house. Here are a couple of tricks and tips to keep your bundle of joy safe and out of harm’s way while in the bathroom: Door lock A small child should not be left alone in the bathroom without supervision. Objects such as detergents and shower products could catch their attention, and ingesting them is life-threatening. Furthermore, falling can be very dangerous whilst in the …

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3 Kid Friendly Activities To Enjoy This Winter

The cold weather can make it a little more challenging to think of kid-friendly activities. In summer, taking a ball and a picnic to the park makes for a fun, simple day out for all the family, but in winter parents may have to get a little more creative. Here are three examples of fun activities that the little ones can enjoy even when temperatures start to fall. Winter Wonderland Winter Wonderland, in Hyde Park, has so much going on that it won’t just keep the kids entertained, adults will find plenty to do as well. If you’re looking for …

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Birthdays on Demand from Netflix!

According to The Office for National Statistics, the most popular birthday in the UK over the last 20 years falls on 26th September. To rejoice this celebration of love and festivities, Netflix have released their brand-new Birthday’s On-Demand feature. Netflix can reveal that two thirds (64%) of children’s parties are themed after their favourite TV shows and movies, so have decided to take matters one step further by creating a feature, where parents can simply press play anytime and anywhere, and their little one’s favourite cartoon characters will sing them a special birthday greeting. With 70% of parents recently admitting to finding …

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