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10 Firework Safety Tips for Guy Fawkes Night

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Remember, remember the 5th of November. It’s Guy Fawkes Night! A fun night for all the family, but it’s important to make sure that everyone remains safe.  There are many injuries that occur each year and about half of these injuries happen to children under the age of 17. Most of the injuries also happen at private parties or at home, so we’d like to help reduce that number by sharing some easy to follow tips to protect you and your children this year, and beyond. Have one or two buckets of water on hand, ideal for extinguishing fireworks, placing...

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3 Halloween Activities for Kids

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It’s that time of year again, when everyone gets to dress up, paint their faces and enjoy a few sweets and treats. Halloween is great fun, especially when you’re a toddler. We’ve pulled together 3 fun activities that will help you to celebrate this spookily fun day with your little ones. Stained Glass Pumpkin Window There’s no need to spend out on expensive Halloween decorations. It’s much more fun to make your own and you can save a bit of money in the process. This is a really simple craft activity and you may even have all the bits and...

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10 Activities for Rainy Days

Posted by Lynette Hammond on

We’re not having the best August weather here in the UK. With the kids off school it’s hard to keep the kids entertained and stop them, and you, from feeling fed up. We’ve come up with ten fun activities that are ideal for keeping boredom at bay that will hopefully help you when the skies open. Kitchen Fun! The kitchen is a fun place to be and kids have a great time when they are allowed to get creative (and messy), mixing up concoctions and serving them to the family. Here are lots of great recipes that are very child...

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Introducing the Brand New In the Night Garden Activity Table

Posted by Lynette Hammond on

After months of waiting we’re proud to inform you all that the In the Night Garden Explore and Learn Musical Activity Table is now available to buy right here at Golden Bear Toys.  This is a fun packed toy, suitable for children aged 12 months and over. It’s a toy that will move along with the development of your child, keeping them engaged, introducing and encouraging new skills as they learn. The activity table will make a great gift for any fan of In the Night Garden and all the characters from the show. Hours of Fun in a Neat...

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10 Free Summer Holiday Activity Ideas

Posted by Lynette Hammond on

  The summer holidays are in full flow and so are the windy and rainy days that the British summer is famous for. We can never guarantee hot summer days and so it’s a good idea to have a list of activities that will help mums and dads keep the youngest members of the family entertained, whatever the weather.  We've come up with 10 free activity ideas that we hope will hope to keep boredom at bay. Make a theatre for your toys. This activity is inspired by a Tweet from Stephanie Burton-Cox.  @GoldenBearToys @HEYDUGGEE and the circus badge! pic.twitter.com/XirH9VGXaK — Stephanie...

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