Garden

Changes To Your Garden That Your Kids Will Love!

Getting kids to spend more time out in nature, taking in the fresh air and sunlight can be tough if you don’t have a nice garden. Kids have very active imaginations, but there’s not a lot they can do with a bare garden!  If you want to make your garden a little more kid-friendly, then here you’ll find a few changes you can make that kids will go nuts for. Take a look and see what you can do!  Create An Area For Imaginative Play Start by creating an area for imaginative play. You don’t need to have a huge …

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Periscope

Double the fun on days out with these toys from Hape

This year Christmas crept up upon us at super speed and because the kids did not break up until 21st December, it felt like we had no time to relax into it with fun days out. On the flipside, the kids don’t go back to school until the 8th January, which leaves quite a long period to try and entertain them, particularly when many local days out and attractions are closed. This is when our National Trust and English Heritage memberships really come into play, as they offer great days out for all the family with the chance for the …

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Swing

Is the UK supporting outdoor play for our children?

Kids need to play outside. According to a 2016 study, three quarters of UK children spend less time outside than prison inmates. UN guidelines mandate that prisoners must be allowed at least one hour outside – but our children are getting even less than that. This is clearly an issue, especially in light of the health benefits that come with outdoor play. These include using a larger vocabulary outdoors, promoting creativity and ultimately, helping them get physical exercise. However, do we do enough in the UK to support playtime? With children’s activity levels and attention spans, are our play facilities …

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Tree Top Adventure, Snowdonia

It is no secret that our family likes adventure and none more so than Hubby and Kian. Last weekend they headed up to North Wales to go to Zip World and whilst they were there they also visited the Tree Top Adventure. Tree Top adventure is a unique, fully equipped high ropes centre available to a wide range of customers. There is a junior course for younger adventures but the boys were soon kitted out in safety gear and negotiating over 30 obstacles including balancing beams, zip wires, rope bridges, a parachute simulator and all without the need to detach from …

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