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Half Term Fun!

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  The first half term of the school year is fast approaching. Children that have started school this September will be feeling tired and worn out from all the new activities, early morning rushes, and of course all the incredible amounts of learning they have been doing. Half term gives you the chance to spend some much needed down time with your children and let’s siblings spend some quality play time together. Boredom may not be a problem but it’s a good idea to have some activities in mind just in case. Half Term Activity Ideas If you enjoy Halloween...

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Let’s Pretend – The benefits of Role Playing

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  Role playing different characters is a lot of fun. Children love to pretend they are superheroes, mums and dads or people they see in the community or on television. Role playing allows your child to use their imagination and enter a place where they are able to do anything they wish in a safe and playful environment. Role play is more than just fun; it’s also an excellent form of learning and child development. While role playing your child is: Learning life skills from grown ups Building social skills Working on their language skills Growing leadership skills Solving problems...

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Things to Do on a Blustery Afternoon

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Playing in the rain can be great fun, but there are days when the best idea is to stay indoors. With the summer now behind us we have been faced with howling winds and enough rain to last us a few weeks at least, and it’s not over yet. With rain and wind forecast for most of the country over the next couple of days we have a few ideas on how to keep the kids entertained inside. 1.      Sort out the toy box. This may sound like a chore, but it can be fun too.  Toy boxes can be...

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Dressing Up Fun in the Summer Holidays

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You don’t need loads of fancy costumes; simply let your children loose in your own wardrobes and see what characters they can come up with (It’s also a great excuse to sort out which clothes you can recycle or send to the charity shops!). Play with your jewellery, perhaps try a new hairstyle or two and maybe even encourage the children to put on a play for the family later in the day.  Dressing up is heaps of fun and is the perfect way to keep children entertained for hours, or at least until the sun starts shining outside.

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