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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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Charmouth

1000 Hours Outside 2020 Challenge

I have always been a champion of outdoor play with kids as it is key to their learning in every area of childhood development. Getting little ones outside is as easy as a trip to the local park, but as the kids get older they are increasingly drawn to computers and screen time and it can take some effort to get them to even consider leaving the house. Of course, they alway enjoy it when we are there! 1,000 hours outside has been going since 2018, although it is a new challenge to us. It sounds like a huge challenge, …

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How a Glamping Holiday can Bring a Family Together

With the new year now in full swing, many of us are starting to plan our holidays and adventures for the forthcoming year. When trying to plan a holiday around half-terms and other events, it can be a more difficult than first thought. However, this shouldn’t deter you to not go on holiday at all, as there are, in fact, plenty of other ways to travel than having to plan something months in advance and think about passports and all the stress that can often come along with travelling abroad. As we are all often caught up in the same …

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Beach

Ten items to help get the kids outdoors this summer!

The sun is shining, the weather is warming up and cardigans and coats are starting to be replaced with t-shirts, shorts and maxi dresses. The trouble is your child just wants to sit in their bedroom and play on one of the many pieces of technology that every home seems to have these days which is not only contributing to the childhood obesity crisis but also to children’s mental health too. My children love being outside, but that does not mean that it isn’t always a challenge to get them there. They grumble, groan and moan that it is boring, …

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Thorpe Park

Fun days out with the kids

We all know how important it is to spend time together as a family and how much we can gain from spending fun days with our kids. Time is short, and there are so many memories to be made. Some people fail to realise just how many different types of experiences are awaiting them. It doesn’t matter how many children you have or how old they are; we are incredibly blessed with opportunities for days out in this country. Staying away from the usual zoos, farms, theme parks, and soft play centres, these are just some of the amazing days …

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