Getting kids outside, whatever the weather

With winter just around the corner, many of us may naturally feel more inclined to stay indoors. However, Regatta, an outdoor clothing brand, recognises that children need to continue to embrace their time at the park and outdoors and continue to interact and build relationships with their friends. They invited a few children from across the UK to imagine what their dream green space would look like and some of these were incredibly unique: www.regatta.com/blog/kids-ultimate-green-space/ Getting outside whatever the time of year, is great for both our physical and mental health and it is important that we wear the right clothes …

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Project 365 2021 – Week Thirty Three

It dawned on me this week that school is starting in a couple of weeks, so I have made a start on buying new shoes. I am hoping to get away without buying new uniform if possible, but Isaac needs some new school trousers and Eliza has had a bit of a growth spurt over the summer, so we will need a couple of bits. It was the last of the family birthday’s for the year, with Kian turning 21. It was lovely to see him, as he has been away from home for 4 months now, choosing not to …

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A Summer of Exploration and Adventure with Learning Resources

We love getting out and about and exploring our local environment and always take a ruck sack with some activities inside. We love the I-Spy range of books where you collect points outdoors every time you spot an animal or bird from the book. It is great for helping to identify them too and we are getting better at it with this fab pair of Kidnoculars Extreme, from Learning Resources. This are not just any binocular’s – with the Kidnoculars Extreme, you can hear what you see too. Magnify your world with these awesome 3x no-focus binoculars and amplify the nature around …

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Discovering Nature with Learning Resources this summer

We love this time of year, as it is the perfect opportunity to get into the water and explore everything that our home county of Dorset has to offer. We are lucky enough to live close to areas where we can go rockpooling by the sea, or minnow fishing in streams and pools nearby. Now you can discover a hidden underwater natural world without getting wet, if you don’t want to that is! The GeoSafari® SeaScope® from Learning Resources lets young explorers see into streams, ponds, lakes and rock pools thanks to the 5x magnification and built-in LED torch that …

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Project 365 2021 – Week Thirty Two

After the excitement and busyness of last week, this week has been back down to earth with a bump, with a full week back at work, therefore it is all a bit quiet on the blog front. Monday 9th August It is unusual for me to work Monday’s but I am the only one trained to cover this week, so I handed over my Lilah responsibilities to her other Nanny and headed into work. When I got home, Sebby was itching to open his lolly that he got from Warner Bros the day before. Tuesday 10th August During our visit …

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