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10 Simple Ways To Enjoy Autumn

The seasons have definitely changed with a distinct chill in the air and all the Autumn feels. Despite Winter being my favourite season Autumn comes a very close second, with so much to do and enjoy as we wave goodbye to the warmer weather and pack those t-shirts and shorts away until next year. In… Continue reading 10 Simple Ways To Enjoy Autumn

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5 Ways To Encourage Your Child’s Love Of Learning Outside School

To really enhance your child’s desire and ability to learn, intellectual, social and academic growth needs to extend outside of the walls of your child’s classroom.   A Prep School graded excellent in all areas, on the outskirts of Abingdon, offers the following advice… Develop a love of reading within the homeChildren, who develop a… Continue reading 5 Ways To Encourage Your Child’s Love Of Learning Outside School

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Exploring The Safe Use Of Technology With Your Child

As parents it can feel daunting to know how best to work and support your child to help keep them safe online.  A leading, Independent Preparatory School, in Kingston Upon Thames, gives the following advice when exploring safe use of technology with your child… The most effective way to get involved with your children and… Continue reading Exploring The Safe Use Of Technology With Your Child

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Top Tips For Helping Your Child With Science

Many parents, understandably, especially those who didn't pursue careers in science, may be apprehensive about helping their child with science. An Independent Prep School, that offers first class academic results, offers the following advice… You can future proof your child’s job of the future by fostering and nurturing a love of science, as careers with… Continue reading Top Tips For Helping Your Child With Science

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Modern Day Fairy Tale’s With Plusnet

We are all familiar with the classic, traditional fairy tales that have been passed from parent to child for centuries and it's certainly something I hold fond memories of sharing with my own Mum as a child. Being avid readers it's not a surprise that a large book of Fairy Tales was one of the… Continue reading Modern Day Fairy Tale’s With Plusnet

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Blog Tour: Daisy Daydream The Nursery Rhyme Bus By Sue Wickstead

Having taken part in previous promotional Blog Tour's for three of Sue Wickstead's children's books I was thrilled to be invited to share another one with my little man and offer our thoughts. This time we are reviewing Daisy Daydream The Nursery Rhyme Bus, another in Sue's fabulous series featuring re purposed buses. Plus be… Continue reading Blog Tour: Daisy Daydream The Nursery Rhyme Bus By Sue Wickstead

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Helping Make STEM Learning Fun With Carlton Books

Children countrywide are heading back to school this week after 6 weeks of fun, with only the prospect of the colder, darker days and plenty of school work on the horizon. However, education needn't be a chore and certainly not something that should be confined to the classroom as there are plenty of learning opportunities… Continue reading Helping Make STEM Learning Fun With Carlton Books

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Blanket Fort Building With Time4Sleep

Regardless of your age there's nothing better than creating a special cosy space in which  to hide away from the world for a while, Be it a den built from sofa cushions, a fort built using foraged branches or a ready made pop up tent, creating a fort and personalising the space is an activity… Continue reading Blanket Fort Building With Time4Sleep

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Parenting: Should My Child Learn An Instrument?

AD | Lots of parents are torn when it comes to their kids having music lessons. While we all love the idea of having a child prodigy – the next Beethoven - it’s often more expensive than we first expected and doesn’t always come naturally to every child. For those of you who are on… Continue reading Parenting: Should My Child Learn An Instrument?

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Education: Is Technology Beneficial In The Classroom?

AD | Many of our lives revolve around technology. From games and entertainment, to communicating with friends, smart devices and computers have become second nature to the younger generation. This advance in technology has had an impact on today’s education and teaching methods. Teachers can now enhance learning by incorporating these popular, everyday devices into… Continue reading Education: Is Technology Beneficial In The Classroom?