Days out

  • Getting Your Child Swimming

    Getting Your Child Swimming

    Being able to swim can save your life. It is undoubtedly one of the important tasks we love our kids to crack – and we grin inanely, wearing smiles from ear to ear, when we hear those words “look at me I can swim!” We can be so focussed on its importance that it can

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    Teaching Kids To Appreciate Wildlife

    Teaching Kids To Appreciate Wildlife

    An appreciation of wildlife is important for kids. Not only does it teach them to care for animals and respect nature, it also helps ensure the planet is in good hands for generations to come. You don’t have to spend hours trekking in the great outdoors to instil these values though. Exploring your garden can

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    Tips for staying cool in hot weather

    Tips for staying cool in hot weather

    Whether you’re jetting off to sunnier climes or making the most of the British summer, it can be a struggle to stay cool during the hot weather. Here are some tips to help you enjoy the summer without wishing the freezing temperatures of winter were already upon us. Clothing Lightly coloured cotton clothing is best

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    Making new friends

    Making new friends

    True friends are special. They make you laugh, understand where you’re coming from and are always there for you. However, friendships often change over time and if you’ve moved to a different area or feel you’ve grown apart from your old mates then making new friends can seem like a bit of a challenge. While

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    Water games for kids to play this summer

    Water games for kids to play this summer

    The long summer holidays are here and there is nothing kids love more than messing about with water. There is something so appealing and generically fun about getting soaking wet and/or watching someone else get a good drenching! There are many games that we can play that involve water, it can be cheap, fun and

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    How children learn responsibility from caring for a pet

    How children learn responsibility from caring for a pet

    From big dogs to tiny goldfish, children can learn a lot from pets. Being involved in the care of an animal provides kids with companionship, a higher level of self-esteem and respect for living creatures. It can also be valuable in helping them learn to cope with death. However, one of the main advantages caring

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