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It’s Never Too Soon to Start Having Fun with Numbers

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  Image Source: Pinterest It’s maths month on CBeebies so we thought it would be a great idea to look into how mums and dads can start showing children how to have fun with numbers. According to research children have an abstract sense of numbers by the age of seven months, before they can talk and walk! Maths is often seen as a dreaded subject by school age children, but you can work to avoid this by introducing your child to the fun side of numeracy, giving them positive experiences that they can carry on into their school years. Do...

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Win a Dennis the Menace Prankster Set & Bashing Buddy!

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Have you entered our January competition yet? This month we’re offering you the chance to win the hugely popular Dennis and Gnasher Prankster Kit as well as the brilliant Dennis Bashing Buddy. These brilliant toys from our Dennis the Menace & Gnasher toy collection are ideal for children aged 6 years and over, perfect for fans of the popular CBBC show and for all children who love to have a good giggle. We have changed the way we run our competitions. It’s now possible to enter here on our website or directly on our Facebook page by visiting the competition...

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Toys that Talk

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Children of all ages seem to be drawn towards toys that have the ability to speak. At Golden Bear we love to help children be inspired through play and talking toys can help bring the toys to life, promote the imagination and make the toys a lot more fun and friendly. If you are looking for a talking toy for your little one perhaps one of these would be the perfect choice:  Poppy Cat Talking Soft Toy  Ben and Holly’s Talking Nanny Plum  Bananas in Pyjama B1 and B2  My 1st JCB Talking Frankie Fire Truck  My 1st JCB Talking...

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3 Great Gift Ideas from Golden Bear Toys

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  It can be difficult to know what gifts to buy so close after Christmas. With so many new toys in the home already you may want to find something that is going to be loved and played with even when the toy box is overflowing. To help you we have put together a list of three of our top sellers that children adore. Go MINI is one of our more successful ranges of toys, loved by girls and boys and parents too. "Bite" is one of our most popular sellers, with his cool blue, black and white stripes and...

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Promoting Independence in Preschool Children

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  There are lots of ways you can encourage your child to become more independent. It’s useful to help build this skill as it can prepare them for school and even make them more helpful around the home. Here are a few tips on how to start encouraging your three to four year old to embrace their independence. When playing with playsets such as the Bananas in Pyjamas playhouse, encourage your child to set out the furniture how they want. If they do things differently to how you would avoid the urge to make alterations. It can damage self-confidence and self-esteem. When...

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