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About the new "Something Special" toy range

Posted by John Chacksfield on

Something Special is a children’s TV show that has been carefully designed for all children including those with learning and communication difficulties. Central to the show is Justin Fletcher, aka Mr Tumble, a children’s legend who has immense popularity with Pre-school children. Using Makaton signs and symbols, as well as rhymes and songs, Something Special helps encourage and develop language in a fun and exciting way. Over a hundred episodes of Something Special have broadcast on CBeebies since launch in 2003 and the show is consistently one of the channel’s top performers. Something Special and Mr Tumble have also proven...

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Woolly and Tig

Posted by John Chacksfield on

About Woolly and Tig ‘Woolly and Tig’ is an aid to understanding the ‘self’, providing a keystone in learning for the pre-school child. The show takes the form of short, five-minute live action dramas about a three year old girl and her toy spider. The dramas explore the feelings that children have when faced with new experiences. From a first day at nursery school to meeting a man with a beard, uncertainty and anxiety are replaced by fun and laughter when Woolly is animated to life. Anger, jealousy, fear, sadness are just some of the feelings explored in a simple, fun and positive way. Educational...

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Do Your Children Play Enough Outdoors?

Posted by Lynette - on

  Do your children spend more time indoors compared to when you were little? Do you find all of the health and safety worries have played a part in your keeping your child indoors more? Perhaps there is a lack of play spaces and child friendly areas in your community? You may be one of the families that have enough time outdoors. Whether your children spend their time inside or out The Guardian want to hear from you.  Play England have launched a campaign designed to inspire mums and dads to encourage their children to get outdoors. Cath Prisk, the...

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There's Still Time to Own Your Own Olympic Mascots

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The Olympic Closing Ceremony was a huge success and has been met with positive responses the world over.  While the London Olympic Games 2012 may have come to a glorious end, passing on the flag to Rio, the fun doesn't have to stop there.  You may be pleased to hear that it's not long before the fun and excitement will soon be back thanks to the Paralympics and the wonderful Paralympic mascot Mandeville will be there to revel in the victories and sportsmanship. But that's not all... ...The Official London 2012 Olympic Mascots and the London 2012 collection has now been reduced even further on the Golden...

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Golden Wenlock, Mandeville and Pride the Lion Are Loving the Olympics!

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As the games to an end we have a sale on the Olympic Mascots range and you can now be the proud owner of  Golden Wenlock, Mandeville and Pride the Lion 20cm soft toys for only £4.99 each! That’s not all, the entire range of toys and collectables have been reduced even further and now it’s possible to pick up a souvenir from the games from as little as £2.99.

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