Meet the Gruffalo and his friends at Moors Valley

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This year sees Moors Valley Country Park celebrate its 30th birthday and to mark this momentous occasion, the park will be inviting the public to join its celebrations through a host of events and activities. Last month saw the launch of the Highway Rat trail which saw the kids follow in the footsteps of a mischievous rodent, finding out about the animals that live in the forest and finding clues to the location of the rat. On that visit to Moors… Continue Reading “Meet the Gruffalo and his friends at Moors Valley”

Trying the new Gruffalo River Ride at Chessington

The Gruffalo is one of our favourite children’s books of all time and we really enjoy taking part in activities that are related to the story. Last month we were one of the first to try the new Augmented Reality Trail at Moors Valley which was packed full of fun facts about forest animals and the chance to make the Gruffalo come to life on your mobile phone or tablet which Sebastian adored. Not long after doing the trail we saw an… Continue Reading “Trying the new Gruffalo River Ride at Chessington”

How reading from an early age can help with a child’s development

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Reading is an essential skill and helping your child learn how to read from an early age is vital for his or her future development. Other than providing an enjoyable bonding experience for both of you, teaching your child the joys of reading as early as possible also comes with a host of benefits. Here are some of the reasons why it is important for you to introduce reading to your child in their early years: It inculcates a love… Continue Reading “How reading from an early age can help with a child’s development”